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Audio Metering : Measurements, Standards and Practice

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Audio Metering: Measures, Measurements, Standards, and Practice addresses the complex concepts associated with audio metering, therefore giving you the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to utilize optional signal levels and to produce high quality audio. The third edition addresses changes to loudness standards, the new production formats, new standards regarding cinema sound, and much more. Containing valuable information that can be applied to a wide variety of everyday tasks, this handbook is essential reading for all audio technicians and engineers. * There have been changes to industry-standard software, therefore all audio technicians and engineers will benefit from the updated measurement techniques - electrical and acoustical, analog and digital - described within this third edition. * Addresses changes to loudness standards, the new production formats (Dolby Atmos and Auro3D), and new standards regarding mobile devices. * Addresses the complex concepts associated with audio metering, therefore giving you the knowledge and skills necessary to utilize optional signal levels and to produce high quality audio. * Provides easy to comprehend explanations to all the topics you always wanted to understand.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 166
  • 1138909114
  • 9781138909113

About Eddy Brixen

Eddy Brixen is an audio consultant and lecturer based in Denmark. He runs his own company, EBB-consult, is active in standardization work, and has participated the working groups on loudness metering.show more

Table of contents

Preface Chapter 1: Acoustic Sound Chapter 2: From Acoustic Sound to Electrical Signals Chapter 3: Digital Representation Chapter 4: Signal Types Chapter 5: How Large is an Audio Signal? Chapter 6: The dB Concept Chapter 7: The Ear, Hearing, and Level Perception Chapter 8: Time Weighting Chapter 9: Frequency Weighting and Filters Chapter 10: Determination of Loudness Chapter 11: Characteristics of Level Meters Chapter 12: The Standard Volume Indicator (VU Meter) Chapter 13: Peak Program Meter - PPM Chapter 14: Loudness Metering Chapter 15: Calibration of Level Meters Chapter 16: Relationships Between Scales Chapter 17: Dynamic Scales Chapter 18: Polarity and Phase Reading Chapter 19: Display of Level Distribution Chapter 20: Multi-Channel and Surround Sound Chapter 21: Standards and Practices Chapter 22: Summation of Audio Signals Chapter 23: Digital Interface Chapter 24: Where to Connect a Meter Chapter 25: Fast Fourier Transformation Chapter 26: Spectrum Analyzer Chapter 27: Other Measurement Systems Chapter 28: Measurement Signals Chapter 29: Sound Level Meters Chapter 30: NR and NC Curves Chapter 31: Room Acoustics Measures Glossary Indexshow more