An authoritative reference on all aspects of audio engineering and technology including basic mathematics and formulae, acoustics and psychoacoustics, microphones, loudspeakers and studio installations.
Compiled by an international team of experts, the second edition was updated to keep abreast of fast-moving areas such as digital audio and transmission technology. Much of the material has been revised, updated and expanded to cover the very latest techniques. This is a new paperback version.
Michael Talbot-Smith is a freelance audio consultant and writer who, for many years, trained audio engineers at BBC Wood Norton. He is also the author of Sound Assistance and Audio Explained, and is the editor of Sound Engineer's Pocketbook 2ed.
Basic principles; Acoustics and acoustic devices; Recording & reproduction; Digital equipment; Studios and their facilities; Distribution of audio signals; Miscellaneous topics (Ultrasonics, International Standards for sound systems and equipment, Digital time signals, Health and safety, Portable appliance testing)