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20081 MUIN 275a Midterm I Study Guide The following list is representative of the terms and names encountered in the lectures and reading ( not necessarily complete ). Be prepared for multiple choice and short answer questions. Decibel dB = 10 log (P1/P2) dB = 20 log (P1/P2) Threshold of hearing Threshold of pain VU Meter PPM Meter Dynamic range Frequency range The human ear Pinna Cochlea Stereocilia Basilar membrane Acoustic reflex Region of most efficient response Equal Loudness contours Binaural localization Direct/reflected sound Masking Haas Effect Waveform characteristics Compression Rarefaction Frequency Amplitude Velocity Wavelength W = V/F Frequency/wavelength relationship (Octaves) Shape Sine Timbre Fundamental Overtones Harmonics Envelope Phase Elements of the Recording Chain Studio acoustics Standing Waves
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Unformatted text preview: Double wall construction Signal Transducer Consoles Split In-line Amplify Route Signal Blend/Mix Signal Pre-amp Composite Signal Signal processors Dynamic Spectral Time Noise Tape Deck Magnetic flux Record and Play heads Amplifier/Speakers Distortion/Clipping Static Electricity Atom Nucleus Electron Proton Neutron Valence/free electron Conductors Insulators Voltage Resistance Current Ampere Ohm Ohms Law (E = I x R) Joule Power Equation (P = I x E) Resistor Capacitor Series vs. parallel circuit Series resistance (R T = R 1 + R 2 + R 3 ) Parallel resistance (1/R T = 1/R 1 + 1/R 2 + 1/R 3 ) Electromagnetic Induction AC DC ACDC (jk) Transformer Impedance Readings include Modern Recording Techniques -- Chapters 1 3 Allaboutcircuits.com chapters on DC and AC electrical theory...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course MUIN 360 taught by Professor Goldstein during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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