Sound : a very short introduction / Mike Goldsmith.

By: Goldsmith, Mike
Material type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions: 451.Publisher: Graet Birtain: Oxford University Press c2015Edition: 1st edDescription: xvi, 140 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cmISBN: 9780198708445; 0198708440Subject(s): Sound | Hearing | SoundDDC classification: 534 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only Summary: Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And how are sound waves exploited in musical instruments? In this book Mike Goldsmith looks at the science of sound and explores sound in different contexts, covering the audible and inaudible, sound underground and underwater, acoustic and electric, and hearing in humans and animals. He also considers the problem of sound out of place - noise and its reduction.--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index.

Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And how are sound waves exploited in musical instruments? In this book Mike Goldsmith looks at the science of sound and explores sound in different contexts, covering the audible and inaudible, sound underground and underwater, acoustic and electric, and hearing in humans and animals. He also considers the problem of sound out of place - noise and its reduction.--

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