Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 December 2015

160 Pages | 20-30 black and white halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198708445

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Chapter 1

Sound: A Very Short Introduction

Mike Goldsmith

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers the entire field of sound including key historical breakthroughs in understanding sound and its contemporary uses
  • Considers the basic behaviour of sound waves, and shows how they are exploited in musical instruments
  • Discusses noise reduction and hearing protection
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million sold worldwide