Electronics and Instrumentation for Audiologists

Electronics and Instrumentation for Audiologists

by Paul James Moser


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This volume is the first text dedicated specifically to electronics and instrumentation for audiology. It provides information on the variety of applications of electronics and audiology often omitted from science and engineering books, explains the operation of various instruments used in audiology applications, and contains pertinent equations, numerical examples, and practice exercises. It also addresses fine details of electronics and instrumentation not often found in other texts, including the difficult concepts of electrical impedance and acoustic impedance. Additionally, it incorporates precise language and high quality drawings to explain electronic concepts clearly and accurately.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138876682
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/07/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 The Fundamentals of Electricity 1

2 Resistance: Opposition to Current Flow 27

3 Direct Current Circuits I 45

4 Direct Current Circuits II 67

5 Alternating Signals 85

6 Reactive Components and Transients 103

7 Alternating Current Circuits 125

8 Filters and Frequency Response 149

9 Amplifiers and Transistors 171

10 Feedback and Operational Amplifiers 191

11 Digital Electronics: The Basics 207

12 Digital Signal Processing 225

13 The Nature of Vibrations and Sound 241

14 Transducers: Electronics Meets Acoustics 275

15 Aids for People with Hearing Loss 297

16 Hearing Diagnostics Technology 319

Appendix A Review of Trigonometry 349

Appendix B Complex Numbers 355

Appendix C Vectors and Phasors 365

Solutions to End-of-Chapter Exercises 373

References 379

Author Index 383

Subject Index 385

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