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DESC9137 - Spatial Audio
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning - 6 credit points
HECS Band two
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Architecture Faculty
Offered session(s): 1
Assumed knowledge: DESC9138 and DESC9011
Teacher/Coordinator: Mr Michael Bates/Assoc Prof William Martens

Classes: 13 x 3 lecture/seminars

Assessment: 1x1000 word project proposal (10%) 1x2000 word review (20%), review presentation (20%), final project (40%), participation (10%)

Unit content: Stereophonic, surround sound and binaural sound production techniques; Theory of auditory space; Spatial sound representation via single channel systems; Beyond localisation: spatial sound quality; Impulse response theory, measurement and prediction, and convolution; Auralisation for architectural design; Virtual sound space synthesis; Hybrid real/virtual sound spaces; and Interactive sound spaces and internet applications.
By completing this unit students will acquire: strong theoretical foundations in spatial audio; experience in spatial audio systems (physical and computational); an appreciation of spatial audio potential of emerging technologies; and an ability to integrate spatial audio into their broader practice.Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Student Administration Centre.
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