Introduction to Acoustics


Study Programs

Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering (B.Sc.)/6th semester


Students should develop a basic understanding of different fields of Acoustics:

  • Acoustics and its interaction with human perception
  • Acoustics within engineering sciences (e.g. electrical engineering, automotive engineering, construction engineering)
  • Acoustics in measurement technology and audio and media technology

Lecture’s topics

  • Introduction to the basics of sound propagation and sound field computation
  • Anatomy and physiology of the human ear
  • Psychoacoustics
  • 3D Sound
  • Acoustical measurement, recording and reproduction technology

Follow-up courses

  • Technical Acoustics
  • Medical Acoustics: Technologies for Hearing Systems and Ultrasound
  • Medical Acoustiks: Audiology and Voice
  • Electroacoustics
  • Psychoacoustics and methodology for listening experiments