The benchmark reference for a generation of audio and sound engineers and technicians (with CD-ROM).
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THE #1 ON-THE-JOB AUDIO ENGINEERING GUIDE--UPDATED WITH THE LATEST DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
The reference of choice of audio and video engineers and technicians, this updated classic brings you page after page of clear answers to any question that arises on sound theory, equipment, recording, storage, transmission, and standards--including solutions for the latest digital technologies.
For design, production, installation, operation, and maintenance of recording studios, broadcast centers, and multimedia operations, you'll find no other source that covers such a broad range of audio technologies--with an emphasis on practical applications--than the HANDBOOK. Now fully updated for the first time in a decade, this trusted guide brings you completely up to speed with:
* CD, DVD, and other hot technologies
* Audio compression schemes, including MP3
* Sound transmission, reproduction, amplification, modification, detection, and storage equipment
* Broadcasting, music industry, multimedia, and Internet audio methods and tools
* Editing, voice-over, and post-production systems
* Noise reduction
* Test and measurement procedures and practices
* Nearly 1000 pages and 500 clear illustrations providing answers on all aspects of audio engineering, plus a CD-ROM featuring over 1000 additional pages of reference material.
Packed with career-building information on everything from basic principles and formulas to the latest FCC rules, the HANDBOOK features more than 100 articles, written by foremost experts, on 15 major topics. What's more, the accompanying CD-ROM gives you extensive data files--sound, industry specs, standards,diagrams, photos, and more, all keyed to relevant passages in the book.
If you want the best, clearest, and most professional answers you can find on audio principles, technologies, design, equipment, standards, and methods, you've come to the right place. STANDARD HANDBOOK OF AUDIO AND RADIO ENGINEERING is just that--the benchmark resource for audio engineers and technicians at work--now fully in sync with the fast-changing world of audio today.About the Author:
Jerry Whitaker is president of the consulting firm Technical Press. He is the author of many engineering books in the media and communications fields, including DTV: The Revolution in Digital Video, Second Edition, and Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering, Third Edition. A former editor-in-chief of Broadcast Engineering magazine, Whitaker resides in Morgan Hill, California.Blair Benson, deceased, was well known in the field for both this book and his Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering. Mr. Benson was a leader in audio and video system design and implementation for many decades, and an architect of the networked TV and radio systems we enjoy today.
K. BLAIR BENSON (deceased) was an engineering consultant and one of the world's most renowed television engineers. Beginning his career as an electrical engineer with General Electric, he joined the Columbia Broadcasting System Television Network as a senior project engineer. From 1961 through 1966 he was responsible for the engineering design and installation of the CBS Television Network New York Broadcasting Center, a project that introduced many new techniques and equipment designs to broadcasting. He advanced to become vice president of technical development of CBS Electronics Video Recording Division. He later worked for Goldmark Communications as vice president of engineering and technical operations.
A senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics and a Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, he served on numerous engineering committees for both societies and for various terms as SMPTE Governor, television affairs vice president, and editorial vice president. He wrote more than 40 scientific and technical papers on various aspects of television technology. In addition, he was editor of four McGraw-Hill handbooks: the original edition of this TELEVISION ENGINEERING HANDBOOK, the AUDIO ENGINEERING HANDBOOK, the TELEVISION AND AUDIO HANDBOOK FOR ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS, and HDTV: ADVANCED TELEVISION FOR THE 1990s.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070067171
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070067171