ACOUSTICS AND PSYCHOACOUSTICS
Credit points: 15
An understanding of the nature of sound is fundamental to the field of audiology. This subject includes an overview of the basic principles underlying the nature, analysis and perception of sound and speech. Through reading, demonstrations, exercises, projects and lectures, you will develop a foundation of the concepts that underlie acoustics and psychoacoustics. You will apply these concepts to practical problems in audiology. Theoretical knowledge will be complemented with hands-on laboratory exercises. Your learning in this subject will be assessed through exams, practical demonstrations and the writing of a diagnostic handout.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must complete 300 credit points in HZHAUD or HZHCAU or be admitted in HMAUD.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Fundamentals of hearing: an introduction.||Recommended||Yost, JW 2007||5TH EDN, ACADEMIC PRESS, SAN DIEGO.|
|Readings||Introduction to sound: acoustics for the hearing and speech sciences.||Recommended||Speaks, CE 1999||3RD EDN, SINGULAR PUBLISHING GROUP, SAN DIEGO.|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAmr El Refaie
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.
Four 1.0 hours tutorial every two weeks and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tutorials commence in the second week of semester."
|Assignment two.||Multi-frequency, multi-component tympanometry.||20|
|One 2-hour written examination.||60|