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Acoustics & Sound

  • Acoustics of the Seabed as a Poroelastic Mediumby Nicholas P. Chotiros

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    This book presents a concise description of the acoustics of ocean sediment acoustics, including the latest developments that address the discrepancies between theoretical models and experimental measurements. This work should be of interest to ocean acoustic engineers and physicists, as well as graduate students and course instructors. The seabed... more...

  • Structural Health Monitoring & Damage Detection, Volume 7by Christopher Niezrecki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    Structural Health Monitoring & Damage Detection, Volume 7: Proceedings of the 35 th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2017, the seventh volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental... more...

  • Digital Audio Watermarkingby Yong Xiang; Guang Hua; Bin Yan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 46.64

    This book offers comprehensive coverage on the most important aspects of audio watermarking, from classic techniques to the latest advances, from commonly investigated topics to emerging research subdomains, and from the research and development achievements to date, to current limitations, challenges, and future directions. It also addresses key... more...

  • A NIME Readerby Alexander Refsum Jensenius; Michael J. Lyons

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 184.41

    What is a musical instrument? What are the musical instruments of the future? This anthology presents thirty papers selected from the fifteen year long history of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). NIME is a leading music technology conference, and an important venue for researchers and artists to present... more...

  • Sound-Based Assistive Technologyby Tohru Ifukube

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book presents a technology to help speech-, hearing- and sight-impaired people. It explains how they will benefit from an enhancement in their ability to recognize and produce speech or to detect sounds in their surroundings. Additionally, it is considered how sound-based assistive technology might be applied to the areas of speech recognition,... more...

  • Hymns for the Fallenby Todd Decker

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    In Hymns for the Fallen, Todd Decker listens closely to forty years of Hollywood combat films produced after Vietnam. Ever a noisy genre, post-Vietnam war films have deployed music and sound to place the audience in the midst of battle and to provoke reflection on the experience of combat. Considering landmark movies?such as Apocalypse Now , Saving... more...

  • Understanding Acousticsby Steven L. Garrett

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.62

    This textbook provides a unified approach to acoustics and vibration suitable for use in advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate courses on vibration and fluids. The book includes thorough treatment of vibration of harmonic oscillators, coupled oscillators, isotropic elasticity, and waves in solids including the use of resonance techniques for... more...

  • Development of an Ultrasonic Sensing Technique to Measure Lubricant Viscosity in Engine Journal Bearing In-Situby Michele Schirru

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.37

    This thesis presents a novel ultrasonic instrument for non-invasive and in-situ characterization of journal bearing lubricant viscosity. In particular, the application to journal bearings is described by non-invasively measuring the viscosity and localized power losses throughout operation.  This ultrasonic viscometer is based on the reflection... more...

  • Recording Studio Designby Philip Newell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 99.95

    Recording Studio Design, Fourth Edition explains the key principles of successful studio design and construction using straightforward language and the use of practical examples appreciated by readers of previous editions. Updated to reflect new industry standards, this fourth edition addresses improvements in cinema sound, with specific attention... more...

  • Teaching Music Improvisation with Technologyby Michael Fein

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    This book illustrates how technology can be used to support improvisational growth and musical development in the practice room and music classroom. Hands-on technology activities guide the reader through the basic mechanics of improvising and the essential music theory elements needed to improvise and teach improvisation. more...