Audio and Studio Principles

Course Number
IR-209
Description

This course introduces audio fundamentals in theory and practice. Topics include: fundamentals of electricity and principles of audio electronics; the decibel scale; core concepts in analog and digital audio; signal flow and gain staging; microphone and loudspeaker principles and applications; signal processing; survey of standard DAWs; digital transmission protocols; basic plug-in formats; file handling; digital integrity and codecs; delivery formats; system setup and interconnections; and synchronization and clocking. Class meetings consist of lectures and in-class demonstrations.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
MP-114 and MP-205
Required Of
IRPD majors
Electable By
IRPD majors
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
MPE
Course Chair
Rob Jaczko
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