Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Edition by F. Alton Everest,Ken C Pohlmann

By F. Alton Everest,Ken C Pohlmann

The so much entire and present consultant to architectural acoustics rules and practices

Design and build audiophile-quality sonic environments of all sizes--from domestic theaters and venture studios to large-scale recording studios. completely revised to incorporate new acoustical layout thoughts, Master instruction manual of Acoustics, 6th variation, explains the artwork and technology of room acoustics and structure by way of combining theoretical guideline with matter-of-fact engineering advice.

Written through well known specialists within the box and subtle via a number of versions, this totally up to date vintage describes the basics of acoustical houses, in addition to the newest suggestions to acoustical difficulties. all through, this authoritative textual content presents transparent motives, describes hands-on concepts, and lines quite a few room designs that may be equipped as awarded, or tailored on your specific needs.

  • Understand how sound waves trip in loose fields and in enclosed spaces
  • Learn how human sound conception and psychoacoustics impact room design
  • Calculate and expect reflections, reverberation occasions, and room modes
  • Perform acoustical measurements and location surveys, and select building materials
  • Design, construct, and set up therapy modules to optimize early reflections, reverberation, and diffusion
  • Design and construct domestic theaters, domestic studios, keep an eye on rooms, recording studios, and different acoustically delicate spaces
  • Reduce HVAC noise degrees, and attain very good sound isolation with confirmed wall, window, and door designs
  • Understand the acoustics of auditoriums and live performance halls
  • Utilize the provided economical plans and requirements for numerous recording and listening rooms

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