Handbook of Sound Studio Construction by Ken Pohlmann
Rooms for Recording and Listening

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Build first-class recording studios and listening spaces

Design and build your own audiophile-grade recording and playback environments using proven, cost-effective plans and techniques. Handbook of Sound Studio Construction: Rooms for Recording and Listening explains practical acoustical properties and describes how to engineer acoustically sensitive spaces, including music recording studios, control rooms, voice studios, home project studios, A/V suites, media rooms, and surround-sound home theaters.

Learn how to choose room dimensions, select building materials, construct your own custom treatments, maximize isolation, and generate and analyze response curves. This do-it-yourself guide incorporates decades of roomdesign experience and provides you with the practical knowledge to design and build your own acoustical spaces or improve existing spaces.

Coverage includes:

An introduction to room acoustics and acoustical design Reflecting, absorbing, and diffusing materials Room geometry, modes, and treatment Acoustic isolation, site selection, and HVAC design Wall, floor, and ceiling construction Window and door design considerations Reverberation times, early reflections, and psychoacoustics Objective and subjective room evaluation Plans and specifications for 10 recording and listening rooms
 

About Ken Pohlmann

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Ken Pohlmann, a professor emeritus and former director ofKen Pohlmann, a professor emeritus and former director of the Music Engineering program at the University of Miami, i the Music Engineering program at the University of Miami, is a consultant for audio manufacturers. He is the author of s a consultant for audio manufacturers. He is the author of several audio engineering books and is a monthly contributorseveral audio engineering books and is a monthly contributor to "Sound & Vision" magazine. Pohlmann chaired the Audio En to "Sound & Vision" magazine. Pohlmann chaired the Audio Engineering Society's International Conference on Digital Audigineering Society's International Conference on Digital Audio, and co-chaired the International Conference on Internet Ao, and co-chaired the International Conference on Internet Audio. udio.
 
Published November 27, 2012 by McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics. 352 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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