Speech & Hearing Sciences | Introduction to Acoustics
S302 | 4150 | Kewley-port


This course provides a review of acoustics in P105 appropriate for speech
and hearing applications. The material is then extended to the acoustics
of speech including the acoustic properties of vowels and consonants.
Special topics on speech synthesis, speech perception and development of
first words are presented.  Readings: D.B. Fry "The Physics of Speech"
(1979); Ohde and Sharf "Phonetic Analysis of Normal and Abnormal Speech"
(1992); reading packet at Collegiate Copies containing 8 items.
Requirements: There are regular homework assignments and three
laboratories.  At regular intervals, short quizzes are given. There are 3
tests in the course - 2 during the semester and a cumulative final.  S302
is a required course for SPHS majors.