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Tim Hoerning's Lectures and Handouts

last modified on 9/12/2018

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ECE 413 - Music and Engineering

Here are the lectures from the fall 2017 semester (and some older ones). These are the PDFs of the lectures without audio clips or video.

Lectures

  1. Week 2 : Fundamentals of Western Music Review
  2. Week 3 : Just and Equal Temperament
  3. Weeks 4 & 5 : Musical Synthesis
  4. Week 6 : Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)
  5. Week 7 : Electro-Acoustic Interfaces (Microphones, Speakers and Electricity fundamentals
  6. Weeks 8 & 9 : Effects and Stomp Boxes
  7. Weeks 10 & 11 : Hearing, Psycho Acoustics, Compression and Digital Formats
  8. Week 12 : Electric Guitars and Basses - technology and variants
  9. Week 13 : Vacuum Tubes and Amplifiers

ECE 313 - Music and Engineering

Lectures

Here are the lectures from the Fall 2008 semester. The first link on each line is usually a .mht file (only works in Internet Explorer) and sometimes includes sound clips. The .pdfs are also available (as the second link in a line)

All of the lectures have been videotaped and are in the process of being uploaded to youtube. Click on the youtube link after the lecture to be forwarded to the youtube playlist for the lecture

  1. Week 1 : Fundamentals of Western Music Review (.pdf) [YouTube]
  2. Week 2 : Just and Equal Temperament (.pdf) [YouTube]
  3. Week 3a : The Electric Guitar (.pdf)
  4. Week 4 : Random Stuff: AC Electricity, Microphones and Speakers (.pdf)
  5. Week 5 : MIDI: Musical Instrument Digital Interface (.pdf) [YouTube]
  6. Week 6 & 7a : Vacuum Tube Amplifiers (.pdf) [YouTube]
  7. Week 7b & 8 : Effects (.pdf) [YouTube]
  8. Week 9,10 & 11 : Digital Encoding and Compression (.pdf)
  9. Week 12 & 13 : Digital Encoding and Compression (.pdf)
  10. Handouts

    Other Presentations

    Fundamentals of Digital Sampling for non-EEs

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