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Springer Handbook of Acoustics (2nd Ed., 2nd ed. 2014) Springer Handbooks Series

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateur : Rossing Thomas

Couverture de l’ouvrage Springer Handbook of Acoustics

Acoustics, the science of sound, has developed into a broad interdisciplinary field encompassing the academic disciplines of physics, engineering, psychology, speech, audiology, music, architecture, physiology, neuroscience and others. Here is an unparalleled modern handbook reflecting this richly interdisciplinary nature edited by one of the acknowledged masters in the field, Thomas Rossing. Researchers and students benefit from the comprehensive contents spanning: animal acoustics including infrasound and ultrasound, environmental noise control, music and human speech and singing, physiological and psychological acoustics, architectural acoustics, physical and engineering acoustics, medical acoustics and ocean acoustics. The Springer Handbook of Acoustics reviews the most important areas of acoustics, with emphasis on current research. The authors of the various chapters are all experts in their fields. Each chapter is richly illustrated with figures and tables. The latest research and applications are incorporated throughout, e.g. computer recognition and synthesis of speech, physiological acoustics, psychological acoustics, thermoacoustics, diagnostic imaging and therapeutic applications and acoustical oceanography. This new edition of the Handbook features over 11 revised and expanded chapters, new illustrations and two new chapters covering microphone arrays, acoustic metamaterials and acoustic emission. These improvements will make the handbook even more useful as a reference and a guide for researchers and students in every branch of acoustics.

Chap.  1 Introduction to Acoustics (Thomas D. Rossing)
Part A Propagation of Sound 
Chap.  2 A Brief History of Acoustics (Thomas D. Rossing)
Chap.  3 Basic Linear Acoustics (Alan D. Pierce)
Chap.  4 Sound Propagation in the Atmosphere ( Keith Attenborough)
Chap.  5 Underwater Acoustics (William A. Kuperman, Philippe Roux)
Part B Physical and Nonlinear Acoustics 
Chap.  6 Physical Acoustics (Mack A. Breazeale +, Michael McPherson)
Chap.  7 Thermoacoustics (Gregory W. Swift)
Chap.  8 Nonlinear Acoustics in Fluids (Werner Lauterborn, Thomas Kurz, Iskander Akhatov)
Part C Architectural Acoustics 
Chap.  9 Acoustics in Halls for Speech and Music (Anders C. Gade)
Chap.  10 Concert Hall Acoustics Based on Subjective Preference Theory (Yoichi Ando)
Chap.  11 Building Acoustics (James Cowan)
Part D Hearing and Signal Processing 
Chap.  12 Physiological Acoustics (Eric D. Young)
Chap.  13 Psychoacoustics (Brian C.J. Moore)
Chap.  14 Signal Processing (William M. Hartmann, James V. Candy)
Part E Music, Speech, Electroacoustics 
Chap.  15  Musical Acoustics (Colin Gough)
Chap.  16 The Human Voice in Speech and Singing (Björn Lindblom, Johan Sundberg)
Chap.  17 Computer Music (Perry R. Cook)
Chap.  18 Audio and Electroacoustics (Mark F. Davis)
Part F Biological and Medical Acoustics 
Chap.  19 Animal Bioacoustics (Neville H. Fletcher)
Chap.  20 Cetacean Acoustics (Whitlow W.L. Au, Marc O. Lammers)
Chap.  21 Medical Acoustics (Kirk W. Beach, Barbrina Dunmire)
Part G Structural Acoustics and Noise 
Chap.  22 Structural Acoustics and Vibrations (Antoine Chaigne)
Chap.  23 Noise (George C. Maling, Jr.)
Part H Engineering Acoustics 
Chap.  24 Microphones and Their Calibration (George S.K. Wong)
Chap.  25 Sound Intensity (Finn Jacobsen)
Chap.  26 Acoustic Holography (Yang-Hann Kim)
Chap.  27 Optical Methods for Acoustics and Vibration Measurements (Nils-Erik Molin)
Chap.  28 Modal Analysis (Thomas D. Rossing)
Chap.  29 Microphone Arrays (Rolf Bader)
Chap.  30 Acoustic Emission (Kanji Ono)

Acknowledgements.- About the Authors.- Subject Index

Thomas Rossing received a B.A. from Luther College and MS and PhD degrees in physics from Iowa State University. After three years as a research physicist with the UNIVAC Division of Sperry Rand, he joined the faculty of St. Olaf College (Minnesota), where he was professor of physics for 14 years and chaired the department for 6 years. Since 1971 he has been a professor of physics at Northern Illinois University. He was named distinguished Research Professor in 1987 and Professor Emeritus in 2002. He is presently a Visiting Professor of Music at Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Acoustical Society of America, IEEE, and AAAS. He was awarded the Silver Medal in Musical Acoustics by ASA and the Robert A. Millikan Medal by the American Association of Physics Teachers. He was a Sigma Xi National Lecturer 1984-87 and a visiting exchange scholar in China in 1988. He is the author of more than 400 publications (including 17 books, 9 U.S. and 11 foreign patents), mainly in acoustics, magnetism, environmental noise control and physics education. His areas of research have included musical acoustics, psychoacoustics, speech and singing, vibration analysis, magnetic levitation, surface effects in fusion reactors, spin waves in metals and physics education.   

This Springer Handbook reviews the most important areas of acoustics, with emphasis on current research

The authors of the various chapters are all experts in their fields

Each chapter is richly illustrated with figures and tables

Covers the interdisciplinary field of acoustics in a single volume, both fundamental and applied

Available both in print and as an e-book

Supplemental audio and video files are available online and on a DVD accompanying the print edition

Includes four new chapters covering subjects including metamaterials and acoustic emission

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