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Audio systems ( 4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.083 EFTSL)


Leader: G K Cambrell

Not offered in 2006.

Synopsis: Acoustics. Microphones. Loudspeakers: direct-radiator, horn-loaded, large-area, system design. Measurement techniques. Recording and playback: analog and digital. Feedback concepts: loop gain, return difference, stability, sensitivity. Amplifier transfer functions, distortion and noise. Class A, AB and B audio power amplifiers.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 70% + Laboratory and assignment work: 30%

Contact Hours: 26 lectures, 26 hours of practice classes and laboratory classes

Prerequisites: ECE3102 and ECE3603