Book DescriptionThe Audio Engineer's Reference Book is an authoritative volume on all aspects of audio engineering and technology including basic mathematics and formulae, acoustics and psychoacoustics, microphones, loudspeakers and studio installations. The content is concise and accurate, providing quick and easy access to everything you will need to know, from basic formulae to practical explanations and operational detail.
Compiled by an international team of experts, this second edition has been updated to keep abreast of fast-moving areas such as digital audio and transmission technology. Much of the material has been revised, updated and expanded to cover the very latest techniques. For professionals engaged in the design, manufacture and installation of all types of audio equipment, this reference book will prove an invaluable resource. It will also be of interest to anyone employed in recording, broadcasting or audio-visual units in industry, and students on university courses.
Michael Talbot-Smith is a freelance audio consultant and writer who, for many years, trained audio engineers at BBC Wood Norton. He is also the author of Sound Assistance and Audio Explained, and is the editor of Sound Engineer's Pocketbook.
Table of Contents
- Preface to first edition
- Preface to second edition
- List of contributors
- 1 Basic Principles
- 2 Acoustics and acoustic devices
- 3 Recording and reproduction
- 4 Digital equipment
- 5 Studios and their facilities
- 6 Distribution of audio signals
- 7 Miscellaneous topics
- Title: Audio Engineer's Reference Book, 2nd Edition
- Release date: November 2012
- Publisher(s): Focal Press
- ISBN: 9781136116216