Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics by David Havelock

Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics

EditorDavid Havelock, Sonoko Kuwano, Michael Vorländer

Hardcover | January 22, 2009

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The Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics brings together a wide range of perspectives from over 100 authors to reveal the interdisciplinary nature of the subject. It brings the key issues from both acoustics and signal processing into perspective and is a unique resource for experts and practitioners alike to find new ideas and techniques within the diversity of signal processing in acoustics.

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David Havelock studied Mathematics and Physics as an undergraduate at Carleton University and obtained his M.Sc in Mathematics at the University of Bristish Columbia. After a period of employment in the areas of seismology and then submarine detection, he joined the Division of Physics at the National Research Council and completed his...
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Title:Handbook of Signal Processing in AcousticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:2000 pages, 9.25 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:January 22, 2009Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387776982

ISBN - 13:9780387776989

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Table of Contents

1. Acoustical oceanography Models for Propagation Codes Transducer Arrays: structure, data acquisition, signal generation, calibrationSonar MFP Tomography Other Inverse Techniques Signal and Noise Characteristics 2. Active Noise Control Principles of adaptive techniquesPlant modeling Sound/vibration field sensingActuator characteristics and requirementsPerformance limitationsMulti-channel systemsPerformance and complexity3. Animal bioacoustics Recording and monitoring systemsModels of echolocationHearing performance and modellingCharacteristics of callsStimuli generationLocating and tracking Archives and Databases of signals4. Architectural acoustics Room modelsMeasurement of transmissions, absorption, reverberation, etc.Sound fields (definitions, criteria, measurement, typical values)MLS and other coded signalsAuralization: Modelling techniques, listening modes, processing requirements, existing systems, performaceArtificial reverberationSound reinforcementAcoustic privacy5. Audio engineering Transducer modelingLoudspeaker performance characteristicsAudio recording and playback formats Audio-visual interactionADC, DAC, and Codec technologiesMulti-channel sound and Virtual audioRestorationDigital audio editingEffects generation6. Auditory System, Hearing Modeling of hearingThresholds and Masking Frequency and level discriminationBinaural hearing and spatialization HRTFHATS and other physical models Hearing aids Auditory illusions7. Education in acoustics 8. ElectroacousticsMicrophone types and their characteristicsVibration sensors and their characteristicsAcoustic actuators and their characteristicsSmart sensors and actuators9. Engineering acoustics 10. Infrasonics Background noise and source signalsSensors and their characteristics Propagation modelsEvent detectionData archivingSource identification11. Musical Acoustics Computer music synthesis and compositionComputer music recognition and analysisSinging voice analysis, synthesis, and processingInstrument measurement, modeling and synthesisCoding and compression of music12. Noise Noise source modelingAcoustic holographyAtmospheric sound propagationSource localizationNoise evaluation and Annoyance thresholds 13. Non-linear acoustics Propagation equations and codesExample non-linear systemsParametric arrayMeasurement methods Detection of non-linearities14. Psychoacoustics Perceptual modelsCochlear implantsAuditory alarms15. Seismology Seismic CodaAcoustic Profiling Propagation modes and properties for modeling Seismo-acoustic coupling16. Speech Characteristics of speech as signalsSynthesisRecognitionIntelligibility and quality metricsCorpus for testsCoding and compressionDisplay and analysis17. Strutural acoustics and vibration BEM, FEM, EA, etc.Actuator design and deploymentPropagation and radiationMachine diagnostics and prognosisModeling, measuring and analyzing shockMaterials testing18. Telecomm POTS WidebandEcho supressionHearing aidsHandset, Headset, and Wireless standardsSystems for handicapped users19. Ultrasonics Transducer characteristicsPropagation and absorptionUltrasonic imagingFocusing and lithotripsyParametric array for audio20. Underwater Acoustics Propagation models and codesAmbient noise characteristicsSource signal characteristicsTransducer ArraysDetection of signals in noiseClassificationTrackingSonar, MFP, Tomography, Time reversal21. Bioresponse to vibrationVibro-Tactile thresholdsExposure metricsAdaptation?Discrimination?

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From the reviews:"The 'Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics' provides an excellent reference for practicing acousticians and engineers. . encompasses essential background material, technical details, standards, and practical tips. It is aimed to a public with some knowledge of signal processing, and it is meant to be used as a reference. . Signal processing techniques which find major application in different areas of acoustics are well presented from different perspectives . . this compendium is an excellent reference for engineers and professionals working in acoustics." (Joaquin E. Moran, Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 58 (6), November-December, 2010)