Introduction 1. Fundamentals of Sound 2. Sound Levels and the Decibel 3. Sound in the Free Field 4. The Perception of Sound 5. Signals, Speech, Music, and Noise 6. Reflection 7. Diffraction 8. Refraction 9. Diffusion 10. Comb-Filter Effects 11. Reverberation 12. Absorption 13. Modal Resonances 14. Schroeder Diffusers 15. Adjustable Acoustics 16. Control of Interfering Noise 17. Noise Control in Ventilating System 18. Acoustic Design of Home Listening Rooms 19. Acoustics of Small Recording Studios 20. Personal Project D.J. Studio 21. Acoustics of Control Rooms 22. Acoustics of Audio/Video Rooms 23. Acoustics of Large Halls 24. Room Acoustics Measurement Software 25. Room Auralization Bibliography Appendix Glossary Index
F. Alton Everest, a leading expert and authority in the field of acoustics, was an emeritus member of the Acoustical Society of America, a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and life fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Ken C. Pohlmann (Miami, FL) was director of the Music Engineering Technology program and is professor emeritus at the University of Miami in Coral Gables. He is the author of Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition and coauthor of Handbook of Sound Studio Construction, Second Edition.