I wish to acknowledge the following people for their assistance with this book:
Executive Editor Mark Garvey, for putting together everything it took to make this happen.
My editor, Marta Justak, who again put up with me while we put this together. Marta, you truly are an angel.
Technical editor, Gino Robair, your efforts have made this edition of the book much more than it would have been otherwise.
To the compositor of the book, Jill Flores, I know you jumped through a lot of hoops making it from A to B in this edition; I appreciate this more than you could ever know.
Doug Plumb of Acousti Soft Inc., thanks for your assistance with Chapter 8.
Jeff D. Szymanski, PE, special thanks for your assistance in general, as well as providing ...