Acoustics for sound production 7.5 credits

Akustik för ljudproduktion
First cycle, L0011A
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 4 - Present
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Syllabus established
The syllabus has been confirmed by the Department of Human Work Sciences 2007-02-28

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 11 Jan 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Technical Acoustics
Subject group (SCB)
Other Subjects within Technology
Main field of study
Audio Technology

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and S0016F Audio Technology 1

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
After the course the student should know:
-The basic acoustic, electro acoustic, physical and psychological parameters that influences the recording and reproduction of sounds.

The fundamentals of:
-physics and parameters of sound
-the hearing and perception of sound
-the physiology of hearing and hearing damages
-room acoustics
-acoustic design of recording studio and control room
-audio reproduction in stereo and surround
-fundamental concert hall acoustics

The course content is presented and covered by lectures, demonstrations, problem solving, laboratory experiments and project.

Written exam. Written reports regarding laboratory experiments. Written and/or oral presentation of the project.

Örjan Johansson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Everest & Pohlmann: Master Handbook of Acoustics, McGraw-Hill

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examG U 3 4 56.00MandatoryA07
0004Laboratory work and project workU G#1.50MandatoryS17

Study guidance
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