|Summary||Loudspeaker Handbook U.S.A.|
Out standing in its depth and breadth of coverage, this refreshing new text presents a well-balanced treatment covering both technological and practical aspects of the basic component design and construction of loudspeakers. It reviews rigorous mathematical/graphical explanations concerning the function of loudspaekers and offers insight into modern testing methods.
Providing accurate and concise information, John M. Eargle, a highly-respected author and consultant in the field, begins the text with the building blocks of the art, from a survey of cone and dome to network types and systems concepts. The remainder of the book provides an overview of specific loudspeaker applications. Among those discussed are monitoring, sound reinforcement, film and video, and the home listening environment. Other important features in this section include material on exotic transducers as well as measurment/modeling methods.
Senior level undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals beginning a career in electrical and audio engineering will appreciate the presentation of clear and intuitive graphics that this definitive guide has to offer.