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The Music Producer’s Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music

Brian M. Jackson
March 19, 2018

A music-career book like no other, The Music Producer’s Survival Guide offers a wide-ranging, exploratory, yet refreshing down-to-earth take on living the life of the independent electronic music producer. If you are an intellectually curious musician/producer eager to make your mark in today’s...

Foundations of Vibroacoustics

Colin Hansen
March 06, 2018

This text provides the foundation material for solving problems in vibroacoustics. These include the prediction of structural vibration levels and sound pressure levels in enclosed spaces resulting from known force or acoustic pressure excitations and the prediction of sound levels radiated by...

Engineering Noise Control, Fifth Edition

David A. Bies, Colin Hansen, Carl Howard
November 14, 2017

This classic and authoritative student textbook contains information that is not over simplified and can be used to solve the real world problems encountered by noise and vibration consultants as well as the more straightforward ones handled by engineers and occupational hygienists in industry. The...

Sound Insulation in Buildings

Jens Holger Rindel
October 31, 2017

The book explains sound insulation in buildings at a level suitable for both graduate students and expert consultants. Theoretical models are set out for sound transmission in buildings, with an emphasis on thick and heavy constructions. Thus, the description is not restrained by the common...

Sound Reinforcement Engineering: Fundamentals and Practice

Wolfgang Ahnert, Frank Steffen
October 27, 2017

Sound reinforcement is the increasing of the power of sound signals and reproducing them as acoustic signals. This book gives an introduction to the fundamentals of sound reinforcement engineering, and also explains how it relates to disciplines such as room acoustics. It discusses in detail the...

Electronics for Vinyl

Douglas Self
August 21, 2017

Electronics for Vinyl is the most comprehensive book ever produced on the electronic circuitry needed to extract the best possible signal from grooves in vinyl. What is called the "vinyl revival" is in full swing, and a clear and comprehensive account of the electronics you need is very timely....

Acoustic Analyses Using Matlab® and Ansys®

Carl Q. Howard, Benjamin S. Cazzolato
July 26, 2017

Techniques and Tools for Solving Acoustics Problems This is the first book of its kind that describes the use of ANSYS® finite element analysis (FEA) software, and MATLAB® engineering programming software to solve acoustic problems. It covers simple text book problems, such as determining the...

Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration

Noureddine Atalla, Franck Sgard
July 26, 2017

Effectively Construct Integral Formulations Suitable for Numerical Implementation Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration provides a unique and in-depth presentation of the finite element method (FEM) and the boundary element method (BEM) in structural acoustics...

Soundscape and the Built Environment

Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp
July 26, 2017

Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather...

Aircraft Noise: Assessment, Prediction and Control

Oleksandr Zaporozhets, Vadim Tokarev, Keith Attenborough
March 31, 2017

Aircraft noise has adverse impacts on passengers, airport staff and people living near airports, it thus limits the capacity of regional and international airports throughout the world. Reducing perceived noise of aircraft involves reduction of noise at source, along the propagation path and at the...

Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics

Michiel Postema
March 31, 2017

Ultrasonic imaging is an economic, reliable diagnostic technique. Owing to recent therapeutic applications, understanding the physical principles of medical ultrasonics is becoming increasingly important.  Covering the basics of elasticity, linear acoustics, wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics,...

Acoustics of Small Rooms

Mendel Kleiner, Jiri Tichy
March 31, 2017

Much time is spent working out how to optimize the acoustics of large rooms, such as auditoria, but the acoustics of small rooms and environments can be just as vital. The expensive sound equipment of a recording studio or the stereo in a car or living room is likewise rendered useless if the...