Handbook of Sound Studio Construction: Rooms for Recording and Listening

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/18/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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Practical coverage of the latest sound studio construction techniques and components Master Handbook of Sound Studio Constructionprovides expert advice and detailed examples for anyone contemplating the construction or renovation of an acoustically sensitive room. The first part of the book offers specific details on 10 types of rooms, including recording studios, control rooms, and home theaters. The remainder of the book contains several tutorial chapters on acoustics-related topics, such as wall and floor construction and heating and ventilation. Information on dozens of manufacturers and companies involved in the acoustic and home studio industry is included. This book is the perfect companion to Master Handbook of Acoustics.. Master Handbook of Sound Studio Constructioncovers: Acoustic designs for 10 different types of rooms Modern acoustic modules Surround-sound playback Webcasting, noise control, and sound isolation, reflectors and reverberation, acoustic doors and sound locks, Live End-Dead End control rooms, and electrical wiring and grounding Applications such as video gaming The effects of home furnishings on small-room acoustics Subwoofers, soundbars, and in-wall speakers How to upgrade and improve performance of an existing home theater room Up-to-date design that reflect today's trends in architectural acoustics Products and materials from diverse manufacturers In-depth coverage Introduction to Room Design; Announce Booth; Recording Studio for Classical Music; Recording Studio for Popular Music; Recording Studio with Variable Acoustics; Control Rooms; Audio/Video/Film Workroom; Teleconference Room; Home Personal Project Studio; Home Media Room; Home Theater; Site Selection and Noise Control; Sound Diffusing Materials; Sound Absorbing Materials; Sound Reflecting Materials; Wall Construction; Floor/Ceiling Construction; Windows and Doors; HVAC System; Room Performance and Evaluation

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Room Design
2. Announce Booth
3. Recording Studio for Classical Music
4. Recording Studio for Popular Music
5. Recording Studio with Variable Acoustics
6. Control Rooms
7. Audio/Video/Film Workroom
8. Teleconference Room
9. Home Personal Project Studio
10. Home Media Room
11. Home Theater
12. Site Selection and Noise Control
13. Sound Diffusing Materials
14. Sound Absorbing Materials
15. Sound Reflecting Materials
16. Wall Construction
17. Floor/Ceiling Construction
18. Windows and Doors
19. HVAC System
20. Room Performance and Evaluation

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