Physiological, Psychological and Musical Acoustics
- Department of Radioelectronics
Anatomy of the hearing organ, hearing theory, hearing field, loudness, masking, pitch of sound, temporal tresholds, distortion in the hearing organ, adaptation, fatigue and impairment of hearing system. Binaural hearing, objective and subjective properties of musical signals, statistical and dynamical analysis. Perception of simple tones and complex sounds, consonancy and dissonancy. Psychoacoustics of transmission of the musical signal. Methods of psychoacoustic measurements, their validity, repeatability. Planning and realization of listening tests, methods of statistical analysis of results, interpretation.
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- Study materials:
Roederer, J. G. (1995): The Physics and Psychophysics of Music. New York, Spinger-Verlag.
Hall, D.E. (2002): Musical Acoustics. Pacific Grove, Brooks/Cole.
Fletcher, H.H.&Rossing, T.D. (1991): The Physics of Musical Instruments. New York, Spinger-Verlag.
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- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: