Leo L. Beranek,Tim Mellow's Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducers PDF

By Leo L. Beranek,Tim Mellow

Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducers is a completely up to date model of Leo Beranek's vintage 1954 e-book that keeps and expands at the original's exact acoustical basics whereas including sensible formulation and simulation tools.

Serving either as a textual content for college students in engineering departments and as a reference for training engineers, this e-book makes a speciality of electroacoustics, examining the habit of transducers as a result of electro-mechano-acoustical circuits. Assuming wisdom of electric circuit conception, it starts off by way of guiding readers during the fundamentals of sound fields, the legislation governing sound new release, radiation, and propagation, and common terminology. It then strikes directly to examine:

  • Microphones (electrostatic and electromagnetic), electrodynamic loudspeakers, earphones, and horns
  • Loudspeaker enclosures, baffles, and waveguides
  • Miniature purposes (e.g., MEMS in I-Pods and cellphones)
  • Sound in enclosures of all sizes, corresponding to classrooms, places of work, auditoriums, and residing rooms

Numerical examples and precis charts are given in the course of the textual content to make the cloth simply appropriate to useful layout. it's a helpful source for experimenters, acoustical experts, and to people who expect being engineering designers of audio equipment.

  • An replace for the electronic age of Leo Beranek's vintage 1954 e-book Acoustics
  • Provides distinct acoustic basics, allowing larger figuring out of advanced layout parameters, dimension equipment, and data
  • Extensive appendices conceal frequency-response shapes for loudspeakers, mathematical formulation, and conversion factors

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