Credits: 5

Schedule: 27.02.2020 - 19.05.2020

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V 2018 – 2019, 2019 – 2020 (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Understanding the principles and trade-offs in designing electroacoustic transducers and systems. Identification of electrical, mechanical and acoustical domains in different electroacoustic systems and analogies between domains. Drawing and analyzing of equivalent circuits for most common transducer-enclosure combinations. Evaluation of the role of different components in the performance of the system. Teamwork and reflection skills, and ability to present, argue and report their design choices.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Anatomy, working principles, and design methods of electroacoustic elements and systems (i.e. loudspeakers, headphones and microphones). 

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures and hands-on project work. Learning diaries, exercises, project reports and project presentations.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 36 h, Own work and team work 97h (reading of material, exercises, learning diaries, project work), Total 133h.

Some contact teaching may be compulsory.

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Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-C5230 Digital Signal Processing Basics or equivalent skills, ELEC-E5600 Communication Acoustics

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language Class 3: English


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