Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
Acoustics is the science that studies sound, in particular its production, transmission, and effects. The articles in this Wikibook describe the fundamentals of acoustics and some of the major applications which are dependent upon the nature of the sound that is to be produced, transmitted or controlled.
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by Stephen Kirkup - Integrated Sound Software
The book is an introduction to the boundary element method (BEM) and its application to acoustic problems. Software implementing the methods is available. Examples of realistic application illustrate the potential of the BEM in acoustic simulation.
by E. T. Jaynes - Washington University
The main purpose of this book is to explain certain physical considerations useful not only to a beginner learning how to play a musical instrument, but also to an accomplished musician trying to gain full technical mastery of an instrument.
by David Lapp - Tufts University
The book covers the physics of waves, sound, music, and musical instruments at a high school physics level. A resource for those teaching or learning waves and sound from the middle school through college, at the mathematical or conceptual level.
Engineering acoustics is the study of the generation and manipulation of sound waves, from an engineering perspective. The book describes some of the fundamental principles of acoustics, it requires knowledge of calculus and differential equations.