The Science of Sound

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Addison-Wesley Pub., 1990 - Science - 686 pages
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The Science of Sound is a lavishly illustrated, authoritative text that comprehensively covers the science of sound. Students of acoustics, speech and learning and physics will appreciate this text. Emphasis is placed on understanding the phenomena of sound, and a wide variety of topics are discussed. Physics fundamentals are presented early to allow for a branching out of topics later in the course.

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I used this book for a mid level course on the physics of sound, however it is not what I thought it was. I was hoping for in depth formal treatments of acoustic phenomenon using mathematical methods ... Read full review

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Motion Force and Energy
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Vibrating Systems
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Resonance
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Pearson - The Science of Sound, 3/E
The Science of Sound is widely recognized as the leading textbook in the field. It provides an excellent introduction to acoustics for students without ...
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Physics 101: The Science of Sound
Physics 101: The Science of Sound. Syllabus, fall 2006. Prof. James mclean. Office: Greene 203. Phone: 245-5897. Website: http://www.geneseo.edu/mclean/ ...
physics.geneseo.edu/ Programs/ PHYS101.pdf

00.05.05: The Science of Sound and Musical Instruments
Even though my unit concentrates on the science of sound, the units written by my colleagues focus on culture and the musical instruments associated with ...
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2 The Science of Sound
2 The Science of Sound. an octave. If you now sing at the octave plus ...... Perhaps the best overall introductions to the Science of Sound are the book ...
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Physics 36 / Music 36 Handout 13
The required text for this course:. The Science of sound [THIRD EDITION], Thomas D. Rossing, F. Richard Moore, and Paul A. Wheeler, 2002, Addison-Wesley. ...
www.phy.duke.edu/ ~dtl/ 36hd_bks.html

AIP Victoria - Teachers
Text Resources. Rossing, TD, 2002, The Science of Sound, 3rd edn, Addison Wesley Longman, Massachusetts. Audiovisual Resources ...
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Physics 105, Basic Physics of Sound, Syllabus
Textbook: The required textbook is The Science of Sound, 3rd Edition, by Rossing, Moore and Wheeler (Addison-Wesley, 2002). Because this excellent book has ...
www.physics.indiana.edu/ ~bacher/ p105f05/ syllabus.html

Sound References
Rossing, Thomas D., The Science of Sound 2nd Ed, Addison-Wesley 1990. Rossing, td, The Compact Disc Digital Audio System, The Physics Teacher 25, Dec 87, ...
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/ hbase/ sound/ souref.html

SCIENCE 2J03 Physics of Musical Sound
td Rossing: The Science of Sound, 2nd edition (Addison-Wesley, 1990). Another recommended supplementary text, somewhat technical at times. ...
www.physics.mcmaster.ca/ sci2j03/ s2j03o.html

Physics Today May 2001
This new book on light, as did Rossing's The Science of Sound (2nd ed.; ... The structure is similar to that of The Science of Sound: text, summary, ...
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About the author (1990)

Thomas D. Rossing completed his B.A. at Luther College in 1950, his M.S. and Ph.D. at Iowa State University in 1954. His dissertation was in the field of molecular physics. After graduating, he went into industrial research, and from there, he went to teaching. Currently, he is a professor at Northern Illinois University.

Professor Rossing has published more than 200 papers and ten books. He is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has held about a dozen research positions other than at his home institution--in national laboratories, in research universities, and in several other countries. The Acoustical Society of America awarded him the Silver Medal in Musical Acoustics.

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