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Principles of Digital Audio
This is the number 1 best-selling book on digital audio engineering. This definitive text provides comprehensive coverage of today's leading digital audio technologies as well as a thorough survey of fundamentals and theory. Written by well-known audio engineering expert and best-selling author Ken Pohlmann, four previous editions have been valued for...
This is the number 1 best-selling book on digital audio engineering. This definitive text provides comprehensive coverage of today's leading digital audio technologies as well as a thorough survey of fundamentals and theory. Written by well-known audio engineering expert and best-selling author Ken Pohlmann, four previous editions have been valued for their clear explanations and have been widely used as college texts and professional references. The fifth edition of "Principles of Digital Audio" has been extensively updated and revised to reflect ongoing widespread changes in the audio industry. Beginning with an in-depth discussion of digital audio recording and reproduction, the text then details perceptual low bit-rate coding, CD and DVD disc formats, digital audio broadcasting, internet and network audio, and DSP.From the basic theory to the latest technological advancements, "Principles of Digital Audio" completely covers this multifaceted field, including topics such as: MP3, AAC, and Dolby Digital audio coding; DVD playback and recording formats; PC-based desktop audio systems; 5.1 -channel surround-sound coding; HD Radio and satellite radio; Music downloading and streaming; and, Digital signal processing.This book covers: Sound and Numbers; Fundamental Theory; Digital Audio Recording; Digital Audio Reproduction; Error Correction; Digital Audio Tape; Optical Disc Storage; Compact Disc and SACD; Recordable CD; Interconnection; Perceptual Coding: Theory and Applications; MPEG-1 and MPEG-2; MP3 Codec; MPEG-4 and AAC; Psychoacoustic Models; Surround Sound Coding; Lossless Coding; DVD-Video and DVD-Audio; Recordable DVD; HD-DVD and Blu-ray; Minidisc; Desktop Audio; Network Audio; Downloadable and Streaming Internet Audio; File Formats; Digital Rights Management; Watermarking and Encryption; MPEG-7; Digital Radio and TV Broadcasting; HD Radio; Satellite Radio; Digital Audio Workstations; Digital Signal Processing: Theory and Applications; and, Sigma Delta Conversion and Noise Shaping.
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