作者 Cox, Trevor J
書名 The sound book : the science of the sonic wonders of the world / Trevor Cox
出版項 New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 2015, c2014
版本項 1st Norton pbk. [ed.]
book jacket
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 陽明大學書庫區  QC225.3 C878 2015    30020100838004  在架上
稽核項 331 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
附註 "Published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head under the title 'Sonic wonderland : a scientific odyssey of sound'"--Title page verso
內容 The most reverberant place in the world -- Ringing rocks -- Barking fish -- Echoes of the past -- Going round the bend -- Singing sands -- The quietest places in the world -- Placing sound -- Future wonders
附註 "With forays into archaeology, neuroscience, biology, and design, Cox explains how sound is made and altered by the environment, how our body reacts to peculiar noises, and how these mysterious wonders illuminate sound's surprising dynamics in everyday settings, from your bedroom to the opera house"--Amazon.com
A professor of acoustic engineering provides a tour of the world's most amazing sound phenomena, including creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels, and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird
主題 Sounds -- Popular works
Noise -- Popular works
其他書名 Sonic wonderland
國際標準書號 9780393350586 (pbk.) : US$16.95
9780393239799 (hbk.)