Diploma in Audio Engineering

Clusters College for Media & Design
In Trivandrum

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  • Diploma
  • Trivandrum
  • Duration:
    12 Months
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Starts Location
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Trivandrum
Kerala, India
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Course programme

Diploma in audio engineering

Week 01
Sound and Hearing
The Basics of Sound
Waveform Characteristics
Loudness Levels
The Ear
Auditory Perception
Perception of Direction
Perception of Space
Doubling
Week 02
Machine Basics
Working on MAC OS
Digital audio (A-D, D-A, D-D conversions and its chain, protocols and formats)
The sound card (basic configuration, specifications and types like PCI, USB 2.0
and Fire wire etc)
Tapes-Bias/Head gap/Magnetic flux/Amplifiers
Dynamic Range/Margin/Speed/Signal to Noise Ratio/Frequency Response
WEEK 3
Practicals
Week 4
Concept Of Distortion /Distinguishing b/w Distorted Sound/Effect of Distortion
On the Frequency Bandwidth
General Digital Concept- Sampling/Over Sampling/A-D and D-A conversion-
Advantages over Analog Systems/Concept Of data Rate/ No. of Bits etc.
Concept of Interleaving/ Multiplexing in Relation to CD Basics (CLV-Constant
Linear Velocity Vs Constant Angular Velocity)/Channel Encoding.
Error codes/Random Access of Files.
DAT DVC Pro/1inch,2inch,ADAT-Serial/parallel Mode of Digital
Recording/CD/Optical & Magneto Optical Sound System
Week 5
Studio Acoustics and Design
Studio Types
Detailed Process of Control Room/Studio Design
Primary Factors Governing Studio and Control Room Acoustics
Various Stages Stats Involved in Design &Tools Required (Spectrum Analyzer,
SPL Meter etc.)/ Noise Figure/Reverberation Time (RT)
Frequency Balance
Reverberation
Acoustic Echo Chambers
Power and Ground-Related Issues
Reflection/Absorption /Standing Waves-Live/Dead Studios /Room Modes
Isolation- Concept of Floating Floors/Ceiling etc.
Different Absorptions Coefficient For Materials And Their Use In The Treatment
of Surfaces
Week 6
Practicals
Week 7
Microphones: Design and Application
Introduction to Micro phone
Microphone Design
Microphone
Characteristics
Microphone Preamps
Microphone Techniques
Pickup
Week 8
Practicals
Week 9
Characteristics as a Function of Working Distance
Stereo Miking Techniques,
Surround Miking Techniques
Recording Direct
Microphone Placement
Techniques for different instruments like Brass, Strings, Keyboard,
Percussion, Wood instruments, Voice etc. Microphone Selection
Week 10
Practicals
Week 11
Introduction to Audio Recording
Audio recording history
Different steps in recording and producing audio material
Magnetic Recording and Its Media
The Professional Analog ATR
The Tape
Transport
The Magnetic Tape Head
Equalization
Bias Current
Recording
Channels and Monitoring Modes
MIDI Machine Control
Tape
Tape Speed and Head Configurations.
The Basics of Digital Audio
The Digital Recording
Reproduction Process
Week 12
Introduction to DAW
Basics of Recording Arts
Week 13
Practicals
Week 14
Cables and Connection
Soldering and de soldering
Introduction to Protools
Week 15
Practicals
Week 16
Practicals
Week 17
MIDI Production Environments
What is MIDI
System Interconnections,
MIDI Cable and Port Connections
USB and FireWire Connections
mLAN
Network Connections
Week 18
Practicals
Week 19
The MIDI Message
MIDI Channels
Channel Messages
System Messages
System-Exclusive Messages
MIDI Machine Control
Week 20
Practicals
Week 21
The MIDI Interface
The Multiport Interface
Electronic Musical Instruments
Mixing in the MIDI Environment
Week 22
Practicals
Week 23
The Multimedia Environment
Delivery Media
The CD
The DVD
The Web,
Delivery Formats
Digital Audio
MIDI
Graphics
Desktop Video
Week 24
Synchronization between Transports
Real-World Sync Applications for Using Time Code and MIDI Time Code
Week 25
Practicals
Week 26
Amplification
The Operational Amplifier
Preamplifiers
Equalizers
Different type of Amplifiers
Week 27
Practicals
Week 28
Recording
Monitoring
Overdubbing
Mixdown
Week 29
Practicals
Week 30
The Professional Analog Console
Digital Console Technology
Console Automation
Week 31
Practicals
Week 32
Analog &Digital Plug-Ins
Inline vs. Side-Chain Processing
Equalization
Dynamic Range
Time-Based Effects
Multiple-Effects Devices
Week 33
Practicals
Week 34
Analog Noise Reduction
The Compansion Process
The dbx Noise-Reduction System,
The Dolby Noise-Reduction System
Single-Ended Noise-Reduction
NoiseGates
Digital Noise Reduction
Fast Fourier Transform
Digital Single-Ended Noise-ReductionSystems
De-clicking and De-popping
Dither
Week 35
Practicals
Week 36
Speaker and Room Considerations
Speaker Design
Speaker Polarity
Monitoring
Monitor Speaker Types
Monitoring in the Studio
Week 37
Practicals
Week 38
Surround Sound: Past to the Present
Monitoring in 5.1 Surround
Practical Placement
Active/Passive Monitors in Surround
Surround Interfacing
Surround Formats,
Mixing in Surround
Virtual Surround Mixers
Mixing Philosophies
Re-issuing
Back Catalog Material
Week 39
Practicals
Week 40
The Mastering Process
Week 41
Practicals
Week 42
Choosing the Right Facility and Manufacturer
CD Manufacturing
The Process CD Burning
Rolling Your Own
Burning Speeds
CD Labeling
CD and DVD
Handling and Care
DVD Burning
Cassette Duplication
Producing for the web
Week 43
Practicals
Week 44
Studio Session procedures
Week 45 to 48
Project work


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