Assignment Details S302
Last Updated: Nov. 25, 2007

Readings Texts are: Charles Speaks, Introduction to Sound Third Edition, Singular Publishing, 1999.
              Peter Denes and Elliot Pinson, The Speech Chain, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1993.

Table shows assignments for the following class period. All assignments for Fall, 2007, are linked in this table.

Week 1      8/27:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Speaks, p. 1-10. Click here for Katz Reading. Homework #1 due Monday, 9/3.
Wed. Speaks, p. 10-34.  

 

 

 


      Links: Newton's Laws. , SOS algebra review. Check Earthquake Rose article

Week 2      9/3:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Speaks, p 34-43. Homework #2 Due 9/10
Wed. Speaks, p 45-59.  

 

 

 

       Links: What is a wave? Fundamentals of Sound home page.
A book website with good wave animations. More wave animations. and Simple Sound source , Longitudinal Waves

Week 3      9/10:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon.Speaks, 59-79. Homework #3. Due 9/17.
Wed. Speaks, p. 79-84.  

 

 

 

       Links: Sound waves. Sine wave demo,  Time Domain Waveforms

Week 4     9/17:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Discuss Homework #3 in class + lecture.
Homework #4, Due Monday, 9/24.
Wed. Speaks 85-104.  In class Wed., Test #1

 

 

 

       Links:   

Week 5   9/24:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Speaks 104- 132. Check: Tuva Throat Singers, Homework #5, Due Monday 10/1.
Wed. Speaks 132-143.  

 

 

 

 

       Links:   Tuva Throat Singers Logarithms ,  Decibels.

Week 6   10/1:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Speaks 143-162. Check rock n' roll refrigerator Homework #6, Due Wed. 10/10
Wed. For NEXT Wed. Speaks p 163-181  

 

 

 

 

      Links:  Decibels2, Audiometric Chart.

Week 7    10/8:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Fall Break             leaves

Recommended: Attend Aging & Speech Communication talk in IMU!!

Wed. Discuss Homework #6 in class + lecture. Speaks, Chap. 6, p 174-190. Also  Tuva Throat Singers  , read first two pages through Hooked on Harmonics section, + Human Voice link under the Muscial Chord Figure, and Sound Spectrum link on page 4. Homework #7, Due 10/15.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 Links: Fourier Analysis,  Fourier animations complex waves,  Spectra of complex wave,  Harmonic site ,Complex Wave Site.

Week 8     10/15:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Discuss Homework #7 in class + lecture. Homework #8 Due 10/22
Wed. Speaks 190-204. In class Wed., Test #2

 

 

 

       Links:  Overview music acoustics ,

Week 9     10/22 :

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Speaks 204-230. Homework #9, Due 10/29
Wed. Speaks, Chap. 8, p 251-265 & p. 293-295.  

 

 

 

 

       Links: Tacoma Bridge

Week 10     Oct. 29:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon.   Speaks, p. 265-293.        Homework #10, Due Nov. 5
Wed.  Chain, Chap. 1 & 2, IPA Sounds, What are phonemes? pumpkin

 

 

 

 

Links:Advanced beats, Superposition Animations, Animations of reflections at boundaries , Great Standing Waves,
Standing waves in air , Good Tutorial Standing Waves , Pulses on String  

Week 11     Nov. 5:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Chain, Chap. 3 & 4 ->p. 58, Larynx & phonation , Phonation reading Homework #11, Due Nov. 12
Wed. Chain, Chap. 4 rest, Phonetics lessons "Physics -> Vowels",Tongue video  

 

 

 

      

 

 Links: Phonation site , Source-Filter and Helium speech arrow

Week 12     Nov. 12:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Chain, Chap. 7, Spectrogram Reading [ What are Spgram, Spectral Cues ], How read spectrograms

Homework #12 A,

Wed. Chain, Chap. 8 -> p. 175, Borden reading -> p. 199. Borden reading is long - use high speed internet.

Homework #12 B All Homework #12, A & B, Due Nov. 19

 

 

 

      

 

 

 Links:   Practice Spectrograms, Tips on Spectrograms

Week 13     11/19: Thanksgiving Week

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Chain, Chap. 8 177-183, Borden: Categorical perception, p. 203-206; and Infant perception, p 209-212 Homework #13, Due Nov. 26
Wed.  Thanksgiving Break

 

 

 

 

 


Week 14    11/26:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Discuss Homework #13 in class + lecture.  
Wed. Chain, Chap. 10 , Demo ATT TTS, Wikipedia sythesis (1, 2, 3 -> 3.3) In class Wed., Test #3

 

 

 

 

 Links: Klatt history TTS

 

Week 15     12/3:

Readings Assigned Assignments
Mon. Class Today in Ballentine, C108. Lecture on synthesis and Introduce Speech Project in class Speech Project Description
Wed. Speech Project help on C164 computers Speech Project Due Tuesday, Dec. 11 by 5:00, in Megan's mailoox, C100.

 

 

 

 

 

 Links:  Dr. Speech Instructions, F1 X F2 plot, DropBox Instructions,   SitePal speech synthesis, arrow

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