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Sound System Engineering Third Edition - By - Don Davis

    Sound System Engineering Third Edition - By - Don Davis

    Manufacturer: Focal Press

    Item #: FPBK-273   •   MFG #: 0-240-80830-4


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    Don Davis and his wife, Carolyn, founded Synergetic Audio Concepts in 1972, retired in 1995. Don received the Silver Medal from the ASA, Senior member IEEE, Fellow of the AES, Heyser Award, Life Time Achievement Award from NSCA and from USITT, Recognition for participation in the Brussels World Fair 1958 from the U.S. Dept. of State, and for the U.S. Exhibition in Moscow in 1959.
    Eugene Patronis
    Eugene Patronis is Professor of Physics Emeritus at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He has also served as an industrial and governmental consultant in the fields of acoustics and electronics.

    Features & Benefits
    A highly regarded reference, bringing you all the current technology and practice
    Details mathematics for audio systems and describes audio and acoustic instrumentation
    Provides you with an overall coverage of how the system works as a whole

    Reviews"This publication is the compilation of an enormous amount of information in the field of entire audio systems. It integrates all available useful data in a form which is accurate, concise and complete" - Dr. John Hillard

    "This Book fills a long felt need for a text on electronic sound reinforcement systems and is, in the reviewer's opinion, the very best book on this subject" David L. Klepper , Journal of the Audio Engineering Society

    Sound System Engineering provides an accurate, complete and concise working tool for all those involved in audio engineering. This fully updated third edition runs the complete range of sound system design from the simplest all-analog paging system to the largest multipurpose digital systems. Written by two leading authorities in the field of audio engineering, this highly respected guide covers the fundamentals necessary for the understanding of today's systems as well as for those systems yet to come.

    • Features

      • Contents
      • 1. Mathematics for Audio Systems
      • 2. Using the decibel
      • 3. Interfacing Electrical and Acoustical Systems
      • 4. Loudspeaker Directivity and Coverage
      • 5. The Acoustic Environment
      • 6. Audio and Acoustic Measurements
      • 7. Large Room Acoustics
      • 8. Small Room Acoustics
      • 9. Designing for Acoustic Gain
      • 10. Designing for Speech Intelligibility
      • 11. Microphones
      • 12. Loudspeakers and Loudspeaker Arrays
      • 13. Signal Delay and Signal Synchronization
      • 14. Signal Processing
      • 15. Sound System Equalization
      • 16. Putting it all together and keeping it all together
      • Appendix 1 Symbols and Abbreviations
      • Appendix 11 Wiring Practices

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