CHAPTER 8.1 Audio Signal Analysis

STANLEY SALEK, P.E.

Hammett & Edison, Inc., Consulting Engineers, San Francisco, CaliforniaAudio Precision, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon

THOMAS KITE and DAVID MATHEW

Audio Precision, Inc. Beaverton, Oregon

INTRODUCTION

udio signal analysis has been one of the fundamental chapters in the NAB Engineering Handbook because audio is an essential part of all broadcasting. With the widespread use of digital audio systems, this chapter has nearly doubled in size. Analog measurement definitions and techniques are maintained, and a new section devoted to digital audio test and measurements has been added.

The ability to quantify audio signals in terms of characteristics and qualities is paramount in audio engineering. Comparisons ...

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