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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 149.99
Written by the world's leading scholars and researchers in the emerging field of sound studies, The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies offers new and fully engaging perspectives on the significance of sound in its material and cultural forms. The book considers sounds and music as experienced in such diverse settings as shop floors, laboratories,... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2012; US$ 8.21
On their walk home from school, twins Jane and Jim explore why sounds can be startling (like sirens), soothing (like music), or mysterious (like eerie creaking in an empty house). By coming along, young readers of What Makes Different Sounds? can learn as the twins do. Theyll be introduced to the roles vibration, pitch, and volume play in how... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95
Das Buch ist eine systematische Einführung in die Praxis guter Wissenschaftskommunikation. Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele erklärt es, wie Wissenschaftler, Öffentlichkeitsarbeiter und Journalisten unterschiedliche Zielgruppen über Forschung informieren können und dabei die wichtigsten medialen Formate nutzen: Meldungen, Artikel,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 252.00
This definitive textbook provides students with a comprehensive introduction to acoustics. Beginning with the basic physical ideas, Acoustics balances the fundamentals with engineering aspects, applications and electroacoustics, also covering music, speech and the properties of human hearing. The concepts of acoustics are exposed and applied in:... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 69.95
Dieses schon klassische Werk ist in Stoffauswahl und Aufbau einzigartig und bewährt, seine Themenauswahl widmet sich der Qualifizierung der Ingenieure. Im Fokus stehen die wichtigsten Maßnahmen zur Beruhigung der akustischen Umwelt. Alle Kapitel stellen direkt und indirekt die Frage, wie die Lautstärke in den praktisch wichtigsten akustischen Umgebungen... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 39.95
*For the audio buff who needs a quick-read education on acoustical concepts and terminology, this not-bi-be-missed, heavily illustrated guide has it all. *Reviews acoustical principles and applies the theory to the design of special audio spaces: the home listening room, the control room, and the multi-track recording studio. *Features an entire chapter... more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 135.95
The book is devoted to the very basis of acoustics and vibro-acoustics. The physics of the phenomena, the analytical methods and the modern numerical techniques are presented in a concise form. Many examples illustrate the fundamental problems and predictions (analytic or numerical) and are often compared to experiments. Some emphasis is put on the... more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 255.00
While research on ultrasonics has been covered in earlier volumes of the Physical Acoustics series, Volumes 23 and 24 demonstrate the successful commercialization of devices and instruments arising from research in this area. These volumes will assist in the process of bringing research output into the marketplace to the benefit of customers. The... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 249.00
Acoustics, the science of sound, has developed into a broad interdisciplinary field encompassing the academic disciplines of physics, engineering, psychology, speech, audiology, music, architecture, physiology, neuroscience, and others. Here is an unparalleled modern handbook reflecting this richly interdisciplinary nature edited by one of the acknowledged... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 29.99
Vision dominates philosophical thinking about perception, and theorizing about experience in cognitive science has traditionally focused on a visual model. In a radical departure from established practice, Casey O'Callaghan provides a systematic treatment of sound and sound experience, and shows how thinking about audition and appreciating the... more...