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The most complete and current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices

Design and construct audiophile-quality sonic environments of all sizes--from home theaters and project studios to large-scale recording studios. Thoroughly revised to include new acoustical design techniques, Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Edition, explains the art and science of room acoustics and architecture by combining theoretical instruction with matter-of-fact engineering advice.

Written by renowned experts in the field and refined through several editions, this fully updated classic describes the fundamentals of acoustical properties, as well as the latest solutions to acoustical problems. Throughout, this authoritative text provides clear explanations, describes hands-on techniques, and features numerous room designs that can be built as presented, or adapted to your particular needs.

  • Understand how sound waves travel in free fields and in enclosed spaces
  • Learn how human sound perception and psychoacoustics affect room design
  • Calculate and predict reflections, reverberation times, and room modes
  • Perform acoustical measurements and site surveys, and choose construction materials
  • Design, build, and install treatment modules to optimize early reflections, reverberation, and diffusion
  • Design and build home theaters, home studios, control rooms, recording studios, and other acoustically sensitive spaces
  • Reduce HVAC noise levels, and achieve excellent sound isolation with proven wall, window, and door designs
  • Understand the acoustics of auditoriums and concert halls
  • Utilize the supplied cost-effective plans and specifications for a variety of recording and listening rooms

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Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of this classic now includes the latest modern updates in audio technology and architectural design

Master Handbook of Acoustics, acknowledged as the definitive volume and originally authored by one of the pioneers of the field, F. Alton Everest, is brought up to date by highly respected audio engineer and author Ken C. Pohlmann in this Sixth Edition. The book offers tutorials and practical examples for the construction and renovation of acoustically sensitive rooms. It provides foundational material on theoretical topics, as well as practical information on subjects such as wall-and-floor construction and noise control. Details on room designs, including recording studios and control rooms, are included.

  • Covers new acoustical materials and contemporary architectural elements
  • New room designs added, including home listening rooms and personal project studios
  • Detailed room-design examples in the book are literally worth thousands of dollars

About the Author:

F. Alton Everest, a leading expert and authority in the field of acoustics, was an emeritus member of the Acoustical Society of America, a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and life fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

Ken C. Pohlmann (Miami, FL) was director of the Music Engineering Technology program and is professor emeritus at the University of Miami in Coral Gables. He is the author of Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition and coauthor of Handbook of Sound Studio Construction, Second Edition.

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