Sound Engineering Principles and Practice

Duration: 12 Weeks (Saturday morning or Mon & Wed evening classes)

About this programme
This Short Learning Programme (SLP) in Sound Engineering Principles and Practice covers various aspects of speech and music sound.  You will be equipped with fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by audio engineers.

Programme outline
The following topics will be covered in the programme:

  • What is sound
  • Auditory perception
  • Microphones
  • Loudspeakers
  • Mixers
  • Analogue recording theory overview
  • Noise reduction
  • Digital audio principles
  • Digital recording, editing and mastering systems
  • Digital audio formats and interchange
  • Power amplifiers
  • Lines and interconnection
  • Plug-ins and outboard equipment
  • MIDI and synthetic audio control
  • Synchronization
  • Two-channel stereo
  • Surround sound
  • Sound quality