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Acoustics & Sound

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  • Illegal Harmonies

    Music in the Modern Age

    by Andrew Ford

    Listen. What do you hear?We are surrounded by sounds all the time, but we tend not to hear them; our brains are very good at editing what our ears pick up. If we stop for a moment to listen, there they are: the ticking clock, traffic noise, fragments of conversation, a passing plane. These are examples of what the American composer John Cage called “illegal harmony”.In response to the noisiest ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discord:The Story of Noise

    The Story of Noise

    by Mike Goldsmith

    Noise is a widely recognized problem and health concern in the modern world. Given the importance of managing noise levels and developing suitable 'soundscapes' in contexts such as industry, schools, or public spaces, this is an area of active research for acousticians. But noise, in the sense of dissonance, can also be used positively; composers have employed it from Baroque music to Rock ... Read more

    $19.02 AUD

  • Water Crystal Healing

    Music and Images to Restore Your Well-Being

    by Masaru Emoto

    For centuries, people have turned to classical music for its calming and relaxing effects. Internationally acclaimed water researcher Dr. Masaru Emoto has discovered why certain music has healing benefits: Music with the appropriate rhythm, tempo, tone, and melody can correct distorted frequencies within our cells, assisting our health and healing.Here, you can enjoy Dr. Emoto's captivating water ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Vibration and Structural Acoustics Analysis

    Current Research and Related Technologies

    by C.M.A. Vasques and 1 more

    Vibration and structural acoustics analysis has become an essential requirement for high-quality structural and mechanical design in order to assure acoustic comfort and the integrity, reliability and fail-safe behavior of structures and machines.The underlying technologies of this field of multidisciplinary research are evolving very fast and their dissemination is usually scattered over ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • Total Harmonic

    The Healing Power of Nature's Elements

    by Case Adams Naturopath

    Pythagoras, Plato and Ptolemy introduced the concepts of harmonics to the western world some 2000 years ago. Here Dr. Adams, a naturalist, herbalist, and health educator, combines the latest research into the natural world with centuries of scientific exploration and ancient wisdom to illuminate and validate these concepts. This insightful journey into the mysteries and rhythms of nature unveils ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Sound Waves Vs Sound Rays And How They Apply To Room Acoustics

    by Dennis Foley

    Sounds are made of waves and rays. Those are the two basic kinds of energy we’re dealing with. Long waves, short rays and we need to really understand those two types of energies before we go any further with acoustics.Nikola Tesla was a great physicist. He thought about things in terms of waves and energy. He said that if you want to find the secrets of the universe you should think in terms of ... Read more

    $6.18 AUD

  • Volume Control

    Hearing in a Deafening World

    by David Owen

    The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear betterOur sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an intricate assembly of delicate membranes, bones, receptor cells, and neurons. Yet many people take their ears for granted, abusing them with loud ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Sound: A Very Short Introduction

    by Mike Goldsmith

    series Very Short Introductions
    Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And how are sound waves exploited in musical instruments? In this Very Short Introduction Mike Goldsmith looks at the science of sound and explores sound in different contexts, covering the audible and inaudible, sound underground and ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • RA The Book Vol 3

    The Recording Architecture Book of Studio Design

    by Roger D'Arcy

    series RA The Book #3
    Volumes 1 and 2 of this three part series focus on private, in house and commercial recording studios, mastering and cutting rooms and Recording Architecture's built output from 1987 to 2002 with technical chapters covering work stages A to H (including details of sound isolation, acoustic treatment, electrical power and ventilation/air conditioning). This third and final volume concentrates on ... Read more

    $18.79 AUD

  • Hearing

    by Brian C.J. Moore

    series Handbook of Perception and Cognition, Second Edition
    Hearing is a comprehensive, authoritative reference work covering both the physiological and perceptual aspects of hearing. Intended for researchers and advanced students in the field of hearing, it reviews major areas of research in addition to new discoveries, including active mechanisms in the cochlea, across-channel processes in auditory masking, and perceptual grouping processes.Covers both ... Read more

    $114.83 AUD

  • The Child’s Conception of Language

    by R. J. Jarvella and 2 more

    series Springer Series in Language and Communication #2
    It is obvious that the growing child manifests an increasing understanding of his language and facility to use it. A major part of the child lan guage literature is concerned with the child's developing linguistic and communicative competence. Scattered evidence also shows, however, that children become progressively more aware of language as Zanguage. It is interesting to consider in what ways ... Read more

    $125.17 AUD

  • Sound-Power Flow

    A Practitioner's Handbook for Sound Intensity

    by Robert Hickling

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Sound-Power Flow: A practitioner's handbook for sound intensity is a guide for practitioners and research scientists in different areas of acoustical science. There are three fundamental quantities in acoustics: sound pressure, sound particle velocity, and sound intensity. This book is about sound intensity and demonstrates the advantages and uses of acoustical sensing compared with other forms of ... Read more

    $49.82 AUD

  • Filter Banks and Audio Coding

    Compressing Audio Signals Using Python

    by Gerald Schuller

    This textbook presents the fundamentals of audio coding, used to compress audio and music signals, using Python programs both as examples to illustrate the principles and for experiments for the reader. Together, these programs then form complete audio coders. The author starts with basic knowledge of digital signal processing (sampling, filtering) to give a thorough introduction to filter banks ... Read more

    $89.09 AUD

  • Wasserschallmessungen

    by Michael Möser

    series Fachwissen Technische Akustik
    In diesem Band der Reihe Fachwissen Technische Akustik werden passive und aktive hydroakustische Messsysteme und -verfahren vorgestellt, die für Wasserschallmessungen im Meer verwendet werden. Auch wenn viele Verfahren aus dem Bereich des Luftschalls grundsätzlich auf Wasserschall übertragbar sind, so ergeben sich aufgrund der akustischen Eigenschaften des Meeres und der begrenzenden Flächen ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Thermoacoustics

    A Unifying Perspective for Some Engines and Refrigerators

    by Gregory W. Swift

    This updated new edition provides an introduction to the field of thermoacoustics. All of the key aspects of the topic are introduced, with the goal of helping the reader to acquire both an intuitive understanding and the ability to design hardware, build it, and assess its performance. Weaving together intuition, mathematics, and experimental results, this text equips readers with the tools to ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Advances in Acoustic Emission Technology

    Proceedings of the World Conference on Acoustic Emission–2013

    by Gongtian Shen and 2 more

    series Springer Proceedings in Physics #158
    This volume collects the papers from the 2013 World Conference on Acoustic Emission in Shanghai. The latest research and applications of Acoustic Emission (AE) are explored, with particular emphasis on detecting and processing of AE signals, development of AE instrument and testing standards, AE of materials, engineering structures and systems, including the processing of collected data and ... Read more

    $296.11 AUD

  • Foundations of Engineering Acoustics

    by Frank J. Fahy

    Foundations of Engineering Acoustics takes the reader on a journey from a qualitative introduction to the physical nature of sound, explained in terms of common experience, to mathematical models and analytical results which underlie the techniques applied by the engineering industry to improve the acoustic performance of their products. The book is distinguished by extensive descriptions and ... Read more

    $134.63 AUD

  • Control of Noise and Structural Vibration

    A MATLAB®-Based Approach

    by Qibo Mao and 1 more

    Control of Noise and Structural Vibration presents a MATLAB®-based approach to solving the problems of undesirable noise generation and transmission by structures and of undesirable vibration within structures in response to environmental or operational forces. The fundamentals of acoustics, vibration and coupling between vibrating structures and the sound fields they generate are introduced ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • Riding the Waves

    A Life in Sound, Science, and Industry

    by Leo Beranek

    The life and work of Renaissance man Leo Beranek: scientist, professor, engineer, busisess leader, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author.Leo Beranek, an Iowa farm boy who became a Renaissance man—scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author—has lived life in constant motion. His seventy-year career, ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Computational Simulation in Architectural and Environmental Acoustics

    Methods and Applications of Wave-Based Computation

    by Tetsuya Sakuma and 2 more

    This book reviews a variety of methods for wave-based acoustic simulation and recent applications to architectural and environmental acoustic problems.Following an introduction providing an overview of computational simulation of sound environment, the book is in two parts: four chapters on methods and four chapters on applications. The first part explains the fundamentals and advanced techniques ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • Advances in Acoustic Emission Technology

    Proceedings of the World Conference on Acoustic Emission-2017

    by Gongtian Shen and 2 more

    series Springer Proceedings in Physics #218
    This volume collects the papers from the World Conference on Acoustic Emission 2017 (WCAE-2017) in Xi'an, China. The latest research and applications of acoustic emission (AE) are explored, with a particular emphasis on detecting and processing AE signals, the development of AE instrument and testing standards, AE of materials, engineering structures and systems, including the processing of ... Read more

    $188.09 AUD

  • The Age of Electroacoustics

    Transforming Science and Sound

    by Roland Wittje

    series Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology
    The transformation of acoustics into electro-acoustics, a field at the intersection of science and technology, guided by electrical engineering, industry, and the military.At the end of the nineteenth century, acoustics was a science of musical sounds; the musically trained ear was the ultimate reference. Just a few decades into the twentieth century, acoustics had undergone a transformation from ... Read more

    $49.16 AUD

  • My Ears are Special : The Science of Sound - Physics Book for Children | Children's Physics Books

    by Baby Professor

    Did you know that your ears are one of a kind? They don’t look like any of the animals you know. They also don’t function like any other living thing. In this book, your child is going to learn what makes the ears special in its ability to catch sound. In particular, discussions will be made on the sound waves and physics. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • Quantitative Ultrasound in Soft Tissues

    by Jonathan Mamou and 1 more

    Due to parallel advances in signal processing and computer hardware in the last 15 years, quantitative ultrasound techniques have reached maturity, allowing for the construction of quantitative maps or images of soft tissues. This book will focus on 5 modern research topics related to quantitative ultrasound of soft tissues: - Spectral-based methods for tissue characterization, tissue typing, ... Read more

    $215.15 AUD