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Mechanical and Electromagnetic Vibrations and Waves

by Tamer Becherrawy

Dealing with vibrations and waves, this text aims to provide understanding of the basic principles and methods of analysing various physical phenomena.

The content includes the general properties of propagation,...


Music and Acoustics: From Instrument to Computer

by Philippe Guillaume

How can a piano tuner obtain such high precision with no other measuring device than their own ears? How can a sequence of notes seem to rise continuously despite coming back periodically to the same notes?...


Introduction to Thermoacoustic Devices

by Tetsushi Biwa

Oscillations of gas and/or liquid columns in a flow channel can lead to various phenomena such as Stirling cycle heat engines, pulse tube refrigerators, as well as thermally induced gas oscillations like Sondhauss...


The Physics of Sound Waves (Second Edition)

by Panos Photinos

The Physics of Sound Waves: Music, Instruments, and Sound Equipment, Second Edition describes the properties of sound waves as they relate to the production of sound by musical instruments, the perception and...


Vibration Acoustics Applied to VVER-1200 Reactor Plant

by Gennadiy V Arkadov, Vladimir I Pavelko, Mikhail T Slepov & Gabor Por

The safe operation of a nuclear power plant depends on the reliability and safety of the reactor plant, which in turn requires careful monitoring of the equipment at the manufacturing and operation stages. This...


Moravian Soundscapes

by Sarah Justina Eyerly

In Moravian Soundscapes, Sarah Eyerly contends that the study of sound is integral to understanding the interactions between German Moravian missionaries and Native communities in early Pennsylvania. In the...


Fundamental Physics of Sound

by S Y Lee

This is a textbook on the basic sciences of sound. It contains sufficient latest information on the subject and is divided into four parts that fit into the semester structure.The first part deals with basic...


Fundamental Physics of Sound

by S Y Lee

This is a textbook on the basic sciences of sound. It contains sufficient latest information on the subject and is divided into four parts that fit into the semester structure.The first part deals with basic...


The Science of Siren Songs: Stradivari Unveiled - A Conversation with Joseph Curtin

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and master violin maker and acoustician Joseph Curtin, recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. This in-depth conversation explores Curtin’s...


Speech Acoustic Analysis

by Philippe Martin

The text sets out in simple and accessible terms the various methods of acoustic analysis of speech, placing them in their historical context, allowing a better understanding of the mathematical and technical...


The Physics of Banjos - A Conversation with David Politzer

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and David Politzer, 2004 Nobel Laureate and the Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. This extensive conversation...


Electronic Music Machines

by Jean-Michel RĂ©veillac

Since 1960, with the advent of musical electronics, composers and musicians have been using ever more sophisticated machines to create sonic material that presents innovation, color and new styles: electro-acoustic,...


Musical Sound, Instruments, and Equipment

by Panos Photinos

Musical Sound, Instruments, and Equipment offers a basic understanding of sound, musical instruments and music equipment, geared towards a general audience and non-science majors. The book begins by introducing...


Audio Production Principles

by Stephane Elmosnino

With this all-in-one manual, students and teachers have an easy-to-read reference that provides a reliable and current rundown of the world of sound production, from planning a recording session to mastering...


Bad Singer

by Tim Falconer

In the tradition of Daniel Levitin’s This Is Your Brain on Music and Oliver Sacks’ Musicophilia, Bad Singer follows the delightful journey of Tim Falconer as he tries to overcome tone deafness — and along...


Musical Techniques

by Dominique Paret & Serge Sibony

This book is built to start from elementary and fundamental bases to the first degrees of harmony. It provides many theoretical and technical bases of music, presenting in detail relations between physics and...