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The area of higher than normal air pressure.
Compression
The area of lower than normal air pressure.
Rarefaction
The Height or Strength of wave or the energy it carries.
Amplitude
The place where the soundwave and the reflection are in phase.
Antinode
When 2 wavelengths@180 sound like 1 wavelength.
Cancellation
This connects the throat and sinuses to the Inner Ear.
Eustachian Tubes
The number of waves passing through a point at a specific time.
Frequency
The bending of a wave around a barrier.
Diffraction
A room built for little or no reflection.
Dead Room
Frequency measurement
Hz
A room for great reflection.
Live room
Mixtures of frequencies that create a tone.
Overtone
The duration of one cycle of a wave.
Period
Material that sound travels through.
Medium
2 or more waves occupying the same space.
Interference
Frequency changes in high and low.
Pitch
1 of the 2 waveforms. This is artificial and used for testing.
Simple
Temporary ringing with permanent damage to the ear.
Temporary Threshhold Shift (TTS)
When sound is asorbed and set into motion.
Transmission
Multiple reflections from mutilple boundaries,
Reverberations
The decline of your hearing from the aging process.
Presbycusis
The bouncing of waves off of a surface.
Reflection
A microphone converts changes in air pressure to an electrical impulse, which is called a
Signal
A compression and rarefaction of a sound wave comprise one _____of the wave.
Cycle
The maximum displacement or strength of a wave is known as its
Amplitude
This is defined as the unit of measure expressing the intensity of a signal on a logarithmic scale.
Decibel
The range of the greatest sensitivity of human hearing is
20hz to 20khz
The federal entity charged with regulating workplace noise levels is
OSHA
Dividing the speed of a wave by its frequency will divulge its
Wavelength
Simple waves and complex waves are 2 types of these
Waveforms
The unit of measurement of a phase is called the
Degree
Different exponents of the same base are called.
Logarithms
This amount of decibel increase signifies doubling of actual power.
3dB
This is a unit of pressure equal to one Newtonof force acting uniformly upon a area measuring 1 square meter
Pascal
When 2 waves with identical phase occupy the same space and reinforce each other they are said to be
In-Phase
This takes place when 2 waves are out of phase. Ex. 1 in compression 1 in rarefaction
Cancellation
Rooms with highly reflective boundaries are called
Live Rooms
Rooms with low reflective boundaries are of course called
Dead Rooms
Multiple Reflections off of multiple boundaries are called
Reverberations
A wave that lacks vibration at certain intervals in called a
Standing Wave
What is known as the bending of a wave around the edge of a barrier.
Diffraction
These are moving storyboards
Animatics
A short solo
Break
This breaks up the repitition of a song.
The Bridge
This grabs the audience,
The Hook
A reoccuring element that is important to the storyline.
Icon
Introduces the melody or feel of the song.
Intro
Highlights an instrument or instruments in the song
Solo
Images set up shot by shot for
Storyboards
The order of the sections of a song
Form
Tells a story and uses different words everytime
Verse
Sidetracks the viewer from what the real plot of the movie is
McGuffin
This is a sample recording to expose the abilities of an act.
Demo
The part of the play that provides background info
Exposition
The major event that propels the audience to the 2nd act.
Plot One Point
The point of no return.
Midpoint
This is the pinnacle of dynamic tension in the story, transpires the end of the 2nd act.
Climax
One page of screenplay converts to
One minute
This main characters changes and experiences are documented by a particular script
Protangonist
THis character triggers changes tah occur in the main character.
Antagonist
Device capable of documenting high and low pitch sounds
Real Time Analyzer (RTA)
This device provides amplitude information on the sounds loudness
Sound Pressure Level Meter (SPL)
What is the speed of sound in air?
1130 per second
What is the Human amplitude range?
-1/4 to 140 dB
2 types of waveforms
complex and simple
Herman Hollerith was the inventor of what?
He invented the punch card loom.
Vannuever Bush invented the?
Invented the (DA) Differential Analyzer
What is AGP?
Accerlated Graphics Port, used for 3d graphics
What is a Application?
An enviroment supported by the OS
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Binary Number
Data represented in 0's and 1's
Bit
Single digit code 0 or 1
Bus
Collection of wires that transfer data throughout the computer
Byte
Eight bits. 10011010
Chipset
Controlls the motherboard function
Clockspeed
The rate at which the CPU executes instructions
What the fuck is a Computer?
A programmable device meant to store and process data.
CPU
Central Processing Unit. The Brain of the Computer.
Expansion Cards
Graphic, Sound and Network Cards
File
A Collection of data on an application.
Filename
The name that a file is saved as.
Input Device
Receives data from an input source such as a keyboard
ISA
Industy Standard Archirtecture. 16 bit obsolete
Mainframe
Supports hundreds of thousands of users simultaneousely
Microcomputer
Dummy terminals meant for input/output devices
Minicomputer
Smaller version of the mainframe used in labs, hospitals etc.
Motherboard
The main circuit board of the PC.
Nibble
4 bits 0110
OS
OPERATING SYSTEM known as the computers toolboxq
Output Device
Any device that data is sent out to. ex. monitor
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect 32bit
Peripheral
Any device you add to the computer to give it more capabilities
PC
Single user computer
Program
Meant for processing data
Ram
Random Access Memory. Holds data while computer is on.
ROM
Read Only Memory. Holds data while computer is off.
Serial Connection
Offers 1 bit transfer
Supercomputer
Built for a single application
Width
The maximum amount of data you can push through the bus.
What is word?
Long strands of bits
Single User PC with more processing power.
Workstation
These were developed in 1947 which led to smaller faster products of the 50s
Transistors
This is a printed circuit board that can be inserted into a computer
Expansion Cards
This is a code used by computers which expresses English language in form of numbers
ASCII
The was considered the first consumer priced personal computer,
Altair 8800
The 2 Steves founded this company in 1976?
Apple
This was considered to be the first KILLER APPLICATION.
VisiCalc
These are known as IBM compatible computers made by other companies
Clones
This is a open source OS
Linux
1970 Bell Labs created the computer code written for UNIX
B
Dennis Ritchie of Bell Labs ushered in a computer language still used today
C
This is a text based and embedded browser application that cannot be run independently
Javascript