Preface


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Preface
PrefaceThe term audio is defined as pertaining to audible sound, normally considered to extend over the range of 15 to 20,000 Hz. Engineering involves putting scientific knowledge to practical use; thus audio engineering involves the application of electrical and acoustic technology to audio equipment and systems. Covering a span of over a century, audio engineering dates back to 1876, when Alexander Graham Bell first demonstrated the electrical transmission and reproduction of voice signals. Although sound had been converted to electrical signals 15 years earlier by Philip Reiss, the revolutionary feature of Bell’s invention was t…
Citation
Jerry Whitaker; Blair Benson: Standard Handbook of Audio Engineering, Second Edition. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001), AccessEngineering Export