16

Terminology

 

J. M. Woodgate

16.1 Introduction

This terminology is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible terms that may be used in connection with loudspeakers, partly because such a list would be very long, and partly because there are differences in the terminology used in specialized sub-fields; some of this terminology can only be justified by usage.

This chapter is in two parts. The first part deals with definitions of the types that appear in standard vocabularies such as the International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEC 60050-8011) and BS 4727 Part 3 Group 082, while the second part deals with quantities used in calculations and the symbols usually assigned to them. It has proved possible to submit some of ...

Get Loudspeaker and Headphone Handbook, 3rd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.