Sound Reproduction - This is a basic guide into the world of sound. From sound rooms and acoustics - to everything from evaluating loudspeakers to the science of audio, this book is a solid guide to the concept of "sound".
Topics include: Part 1: Designing a Listening Experience; The Art is Almost Everything; Multi Channel Audio System Configurations; Loudspeakers - Giving Voice to Music; Room Acoustics - Modifying the Voice; The Loudspeaker/Room System - Defining the Voice; Putting it All Together - Designing Listening Experiences
Part 2: The Science of Audio - Acoustics; The Basic of Sound and Sound Propagation; Acoustical Measurements - Loudspeakers; Acoustical Measurements - Rooms; Acoustical Materials; Part 2: The Science of Audio - Psychoacoustics; Hearing; Evaluating Loudspeakers - Listening Tests are Not Fun; Evaluating Loudspeakers - Objective vs Subjective Measurements; Evaluating Surround Sound; The state of Our Art in Loudspeakers and Rooms:
Audience: Audio and chief engineers, acoustical engineers, acoustics consultants, audio systems designers, studio designers, loudspeaker designers, director of recording/remixing services; head of post-production; head of recording studies (in a school); home/business sound system installation and specification, home theatre or home recording enthusiasts
About the Author: Floyd Toole is a leading industry expert in acoustics and psychoacoustics. Past AES president, he is known for his research completed during his 25-year tenure at Canada?s National Research Council and his role as Corporate Vice President and Director of R&D at Harman International Industries. Floyd is a Fellow of the Audio Engineering Society and of the Acoustical Society of America.