Physics and Music PDF ePub eBook

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Physics and Music free pdf This foundational text is written for students who want to go beyond the perceptual stage of music to learn how musical sound is created and perceived. It surveys a wide range of topics related to acoustics, beginning with a brief history of the art and science of music. Succeeding chapters explore the general principles of sound, musical scales, the primary ways in which sound can be generated, the characteristics of instruments, the use of mechanical and electronic recording devices, hi-fi stereophonic and quadraphonic sound, the design of electronic musical instruments, and architectural acoustics. Comprehensive yet accessible, Physics and Music includes over 300 diagrams, photographs, and tables. Each chapter concludes with questions, problems, and projects, in addition to references for further study. 1980 edition.

About Harvey Elliott White

Harvey Elliott White (1902-88) was Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught for nearly 40 years. A distinguished physicist, he is the author of numerous books, including classic texts on atomic spectroscopy and optics. Donald E. White received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and his PhD from Cornell University. He was Professor Emeritus at Oregon College of Education, where he taught for nearly 25 years.

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Author : Harvey Elliott White
Publisher : Dover Publications Inc.
Data Published : 25 July 2014
ISBN : 0486779343
EAN : 9780486779348
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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