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Acoustics

Sound Fields, Transducers and Vibration

Book • Second Edition2019

Authors:

Leo Beranek and Tim Mellow

Acoustics

Sound Fields, Transducers and Vibration

Book • Second Edition2019

 

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    Chapter One - Introduction and terminology

    Pages 1-23

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    Chapter Two - The wave equation and solutions

    Pages 25-79

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    Chapter Three - Electromechanoacoustical circuits

    Pages 81-141

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    Chapter Four - Acoustic components

    Pages 143-229

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    Chapter Five - Microphones

    Pages 231-275

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    Chapter six - Electrodynamic loudspeakers

    Pages 277-330

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    Chapter Seven - Loudspeaker systems

    Pages 331-443

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    Chapter Eight - Cell phone acoustics

    Pages 445-462

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    Chapter Nine - Horn loudspeakers

    Pages 463-510

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    Chapter Ten - Sound in enclosures

    Pages 511-545

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    Chapter Eleven - Room design for loudspeaker listening

    Pages 547-552

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    Chapter Twelve - Radiation and scattering of sound by the boundary value method

    Pages 553-603

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    Chapter Thirteen - Radiation and scattering of sound by the boundary integral method

    Pages 605-719

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    Chapter Fourteen - Vibroacoustics (membranes, plates, and shells)

    Pages 721-789

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    Chapter Fifteen - Electrostatic loudspeakers

    Pages 791-832

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    Appendix I - Frequency response shapes for loudspeakers

    Pages 833-836

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    Appendix II - Mathematical formulas ,

    Pages 837-856

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    Appendix III - Answers to problems

    Pages 857-869

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    Index

    Pages 871-881

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Acoustics: Sound Fields, Transducers and Vibration, Second Edition guides readers through the basics of sound fields, the laws governing sound generation, radiation, and propagation, and general terminology. Specific sections cover microphones (electromagnetic, electrostatic, and ribbon), earphones, and horns, loudspeaker enclosures, baffles and transmission lines, miniature applications (e.g. MEMS microphones and micro speakers in tablets and smart phones), sound in enclosures of all sizes, such as school rooms, offices, auditoriums and living rooms, and fluid-structure interaction. Numerical examples and summary charts are given throughout the text to make the material easily applicable to practical design.

New to this edition:

  • A chapter on electrostatic loudspeakers
  • A chapter on vibrating surfaces (membranes, plates, and shells)

Readers will find this to be a valuable resource for experimenters, acoustical consultants, and to those who anticipate being engineering designers of audio equipment. It will serve as both a text for students in engineering departments and as a valuable reference for practicing engineers.

Acoustics: Sound Fields, Transducers and Vibration, Second Edition guides readers through the basics of sound fields, the laws governing sound generation, radiation, and propagation, and general terminology. Specific sections cover microphones (electromagnetic, electrostatic, and ribbon), earphones, and horns, loudspeaker enclosures, baffles and transmission lines, miniature applications (e.g. MEMS microphones and micro speakers in tablets and smart phones), sound in enclosures of all sizes, such as school rooms, offices, auditoriums and living rooms, and fluid-structure interaction. Numerical examples and summary charts are given throughout the text to make the material easily applicable to practical design.

New to this edition:

  • A chapter on electrostatic loudspeakers
  • A chapter on vibrating surfaces (membranes, plates, and shells)

Readers will find this to be a valuable resource for experimenters, acoustical consultants, and to those who anticipate being engineering designers of audio equipment. It will serve as both a text for students in engineering departments and as a valuable reference for practicing engineers.

Key Features

  • Provides detailed acoustic fundamentals, enabling better understanding of complex design parameters, measurement methods and data
  • Extensive appendices cover frequency-response shapes for loudspeakers, mathematical formulas and conversion factors
  • Provides detailed acoustic fundamentals, enabling better understanding of complex design parameters, measurement methods and data
  • Extensive appendices cover frequency-response shapes for loudspeakers, mathematical formulas and conversion factors

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ISBN

978-0-12-815227-0

Language

English

Published

2019

Copyright

Copyright © 2019 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Leo Beranek

Tim Mellow