acoustic engineer

~23/01/18~

Here is my setup for the day of studying Engineering Acoustics!

Day 2 of an intense Summer School course and I’m already behind…. I thought I’d watched enough pre-lectures in advance, but now I’m 2 whole topics behind in my notes!

Having a sprained back is making solid studying very difficult, as the pain and discomfort is quite distracting and I have to take regular breaks when I’m in the middle of things.

What's going on with the TOS crew during Discovery? Part.1

To provide some context:

The first episode of discovery takes place in the year 2256

The Enterprise (NCC 1701) launched around 2245. The Enterprise is 11 years old in Discovery and still very much a new starship.

Discovery takes place is three years  after the Canon events of the first Original Series pilot and the flashback in the later TOS episode “The Menagerie,” (2253)

During the time of the first Discovery episode Christopher Pike is still in command of the USS Enterprise and is finishing up a 5 year exploratory mission.

Spock is 26 years old and is serving on the USS Enterprise as its science officer. 

James T. Kirk is 23 years old and is a Lieutenant  aboard the USS Republic. He is finishing his last year in a five year officer training regimen through Starfleet Academy. it will be 9 years till Kirk takes command of the Enterprise. 

Nyota Uhura is 17 years old and is more than likely attending classes at Starfleet Academy for advanced phonology and advanced acoustical engineering. She is also a rising star in Starfleet Academy’s Chorale Ensemble. It will be 10 years till she is a Lieutenant assigned aboard the Enterprise.

Montgomery Scott is 34 years old and has been in starfleet for 14 years. it can be assumed that he is serving in an engineering department of a starship or as an engineering advisor for the Deneva colony. it will be 9 years before he is assigned to the Enterprise.

Books for Sound Designers

 A comprehensive list of useful sound design and audio engineering texts

Yamaha Sound Reinforcement Handbook

Master Handbook of Acoustics - Fifth Edition

Mixing a Musical - Shannon Slaton

Sound and Music for the Theatre - Deena Kaye, James LeBrecht

Show Networks and Control Systems - John Huntington

Sound Systems: Design and Operation - Bob McCarthy

Sound Reproduction - Loudspeakers and Rooms

Room Acoustics - Fifth Edition

Fundamentals of Acoustics - Fourth Edition

Audio Engineering: Know it All


Feel free to add more texts and/or provide links to PDF’s of the texts above if you have them! Lets help young designers and technicians like me get access to the education they want

I just took the first steps in to getting enrolled in audio engineering- music producer school and I’m so fucking excited. My phone interview went really well and all that’s left is talking to someone about financial assistance and having an in person interview with my potential teacher!

How Owls Could Quiet Wind Turbines and Planes

If you were a field mouse minding your own business and foraging for some food in the forest, the last creature you’d want to spot you would be an owl. The reason is simple–even as the bird of prey swooped down with talons open, you’d never hear it coming.

Owls have an impressive superpower in silent flight, made possible by specialized wings and feathers that disperse the sound of air rushing past them. Now an international research team says they have taken a tip from owls that could eventually lead to turbine blades and jet aircraft that produce significantly less noise.

“No other bird has this sort of intricate wing structure,” said University of Cambridge applied mathematician Nigel Peake. “Much of the noise caused by a wing – whether it’s attached to a bird, a plane or a fan – originates at the trailing edge where the air passing over the wing surface is turbulent. The structure of an owl’s wing serves to reduce noise by smoothing the passage of air as it passes over the wing – scattering the sound so their prey can’t hear them coming.” Learn more below.

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Simple Existence (Acoustic Split)
State Champs
Simple Existence (Acoustic Split)

Simple Existence acoustic split - State Champs

The left channel is the studio version from The Acoustic Things and the right channel is an acoustic performance found here 

*Headphones highly recommended*

Hello, I am back. So this one was kinda hard as it was almost impossible to line up the guitars so there are some rough spots through out. I use headphones when I make these so I imagine it sounds awful without them, fair warning. Let me know what you guys think.  Also, I miss you boys and I can’t wait for the new album. I hope you like it and come back to CT soon <3 statechampsny

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The New BMW 5 Series with M Performance Accessories

The new BMW 5 Series Sedan is raring to go for intense driving pleasure and perfectly prepared to meet all the challenges of modern mobility. The most athletic and innovative business sedan of its segment goes on the road in February 2017. Just a few weeks later, the BMW M Performance automobile eBMW M550i xDrive also lines up for the start, at the same time as the market launch of the BMW M Performance accessories that are available for all variants of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. The retrofit components developed especially for the new BMW 5 Series Sedan drawing on BMW M GmbH expertise cover the areas of drive, suspension, aerodynamics and cockpit, enabling an individually tailored enhancement in terms of athletic visual style, agile driving response and sporty interior design.

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theboykingsam  asked:

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mmmm yes that aesthetic makes me so warm :’)

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color: peach | charcoal black | maroon | indigo | lavender | silver | forest green | ocean blue | bumblebee
season: spring | summer | autumn | winter
time of the day: dawn | morning | afternoon | dusk | evening | midnight
place: a rocky shore at sunset | a bustling city | an enchanted forest | a peaceful coffeehouse | a quiet rooftop | outer space | a flower-covered valley
element: fire | earth | water | air
sound: wind chimes | ocean waves | rain | acoustic guitar | engine revving | fireworks
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samwincstr  asked:

❀ + i suck at aesthetics but probably just something super soft and muted pastels but also some dark and like...witchy (idk how to describe it) things and DOGS and blankets and flannel. ☯ + /tagged/selfie

oh yessss. i have multiple aesthetics; i cant even choose just one. you just described all of them perfectly~

scent: rose | fresh rain | cinnamon | hot cocoa | new books | leather | sea breeze | brewing coffee
color: peach | charcoal black | maroon | indigo | lavender | silver | forest green | ocean blue | bumblebee
season: spring | summer | autumn | winter
time of the day: dawn | morning | afternoon | dusk | evening | midnight
place: a rocky shore at sunset | a bustling city | an enchanted forest | a peaceful coffeehouse | a quiet rooftop | outer space | a flower-covered valley
element: fire | earth | water | air
sound: wind chimes | ocean waves | rain | acoustic guitar | engine revving | fireworks
overall: you’re great & i love your blog | im inlove & i’m following forever | all i can say is W O W | ur perfect what the fuck

bonus: kisses on the cheek, changing of the leaves for autumn, soft yellows, blushing cheeks & the smell of rose~ (youre so beautiful omg how can someone be that perfect??)

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T + 256 days (August 17, 2015)

Goodbye, Orion - capsule leaves Kennedy Space Center.

After more than eight months of post-flight processing, the Orion capsule that flew Exploration Flight Test 1 in December, 2014, has left Kennedy Space Center. The spacecraft began a cross-country trip to Colorado on Monday, August 17.

Lockheed Martin and NASA engineers have spent the months following the historic mission disassembling the capsule for inspection, testing its various components to see how they withstood flight above the Earth’s twin radiation belts, and seeing what could be improved for the third Orion flight capsule slated to fly on Exploration Mission 2.

In March, Orion’s heat shield was sent to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, where the Avcoat material that protected the capsule during reentry was stripped away. It ultimately was transported to Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, where it will be attached to a boilerplate Orion capsule for water impact testing.

The spacecraft’s backshell - the black tile exterior that protected the capsule - was removed and inspected, with some panels going on display across the country. 

Orion’s departure from Kennedy Space Center marks the completion of over three years of work for Kennedy’s Orion teams. The capsule first arrived in June 2012 as nothing more than a pressure vessel from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. Workers spent 18 months integrating the remainder of Orion’s components inside the Operations and Checkout facility, which will be the final assembly area for all future space-bound Orion capsules. Following a brief two-week period following EFT-1 where the capsule was driven across the country from San Diego to Florida, Orion has sent the majority of its life at the Florida spaceport.

Now the capsule is being sent to Lockheed Martin’s primary spacecraft facility near Denver, Colorado, where it will undergo direct field acoustic testing. For these tests, several electro-dynamic speakers will be set up in an array around all sides of the spacecraft. This will provide easily-controllable and uniform acoustic waves which engineers will use to test the capsule’s structure.

These tests are being performed as engineers prepare the next major milestone in Orion’s life - Ascent Abort 2. AA2 follows a similar flight pattern to the Little Joe series of tests that occurred as part of the Mercury and Apollo programs in the early 1960′s. They validated the Launch Escape Systems viability during flight by launching a capsule and its LES into the atmosphere, where the escape motors took over. Orion has already completed LES tests on the ground, and AA2 will be the first test performed in flight. A Peacekeeper missile will be converted for use with the Orion/LES stack mated above the missile’s first stage.

Catch up with Orion’s post-flight disassembly, as well as recapping its historic inaugural flight into space, by checking out our EFT-1 archive here.