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MS1AS - Audio Systems

Course specification
Course title Audio Systems
Acronym MS1AS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Audio and Video Communications
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition No
The goal The aim of this course is to explain relevant aspects of sound signal transmission from a source to a listener. It has been presented to the students a collection of topics recognized as relevant ones for understanding of recording, processing and reproduction of the sound.
The outcome After the course students will understand technical and user's aspects of audio system implementation in the circumstances they are used for, such as sound reinforcement, radio and TV stations, theatres
Contents
Contents of lectures Introduction to audio systems. Human perception of sound. Characteristics of audio systems. Audio signals: types, dynamic characteristics, measurements. Input acoustic environment and microphone concept. Spatial information and stereo. Audio devices: types and functions, connecting and power supply. Sound reproduction, sound reinforcement. Acoustic design of input and output acoustic environment.
Contents of exercises Work with the software SOUND FORGE. The basic interventions on audio signal (recording, editing, arrangement of record ). Practical introduction to real audio systems: a concert sound reinforcement system, audio system of theatre, radio and TV stations, cinema.
Literature
  1. M.Mijic, "Audio systems", Akademska Misao, Belgrade, 2011.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching lessons, demonstration in laboratory
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 60
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Projects 10
Colloquia 20
Seminars 0