Recording Studios and Other Acoustic Spaces

Recording Studios and Other Acoustic Spaces

The subjects covered (so far) are listed in the Table Of Contents below.
The book is due to be finished editing by the end of the year and will be a Hard-Cover A3 size landscape book of about 500 pages. The book will sell for about $300 to $350 USD and contain coded access to online material. A pdf version is not planned.

Table of Contents:
1. Acoustic Myths and Misconceptions
2. DIY design is a Bad Idea
3. Building Isolation – (sound-proofing)
2.1 Base Noise Levels – Reference
2.2 Doors
2.3 Windows
2.4 Floating Floors
3. Control Rooms – The Heart of the Studio
3.1 Room Ratios
3.2 Room Shapes
3.3 Control Room Acoustics
3.4 Design Considerations – It’s Physics!
3.5 Problem Equipment and Furniture
4. Tracking Rooms
4.1 Room Ratios and Shapes for Tracking Music and Voice
4.2 Music Studio Isolation Needs
4.3 Tracking Room Acoustics
5. Music Recording Booths
6. Voice-over Booths
6.1 Size and Shapes
6.2 Acoustic Control
7. Foley and ADR
8. Room Treatment Designs
8.1 Broadband Absorption
8.2 Broadband Absorption with Slats
8.3 Helmholtz resonators
8.4 Membrane Absorbers
8.5 Diffsorbers
8.6 Diffusors
8.7 Gas Flow Resistivity Testing
8.8 Absorption Coefficients
9. Speakers
9.1 Flush-Mounting
9.1a Hard Flush-Mounting
9.1b Soft Flush-Mounting
9.2 Mid-Field Speakers
9.3 Near-Field Speakers
9.4 Sub-Woofers
10. Electrical Wiring and Grounding
10.1 Safety First!
10.2 Zero-Loop Area Wiring
10.3 Eliminating Noise Injection/Pickup
11. Audio and Low-Voltage Wiring
11.1 Impedance Balancing
11.2 Speaker Wiring
11.3 The Systematic Approach
12. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
12.1 Isolation
13. Day-Lighting
14. Recording Studio Designs (PLANS!)
14.1 Bedroom Studio (PLANS!)
14.2 Basement Studio (PLANS!)
14.3 Detached Home Studio (PLANS!)
14.4 Professional Recording Facility (PLANS!)

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