English | Nov 27, 2012 | ISBN: 007177274X | 352 Pages | EPUB | 9.72 MB
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.
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