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Fundamentals of Communication Acoustics Online Course

RWTH Aachen University and Technische Universität München (TUM) is offering free online course on Fundamentals of Communication Acoustics. The course assumes basic knowledge of the fundamentals of signals and systems such as linearity, time invariance, the Fourier transform, and digital filters.

In this course, we will cover the fundamentals of communication acoustics, which is the way sounds travel from a source through a channel to a receiver. The course will start on October 22, 2018.

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Course At A Glance 

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 6-8 hours pw
Subject: Communication
Institution: RWTH Aachen University, Technische Universität München (TUM) and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $29
Session: Course Starts on October 22, 2018

Providers’ Details

The RWTH Aachen University is among the leading technical universities in Europe measured by its academic output, the quality of its graduates, and by the quantity of its external funding.

Technische Universität München (TUM) ranks as one of Europe’s leading universities. It placed first among German universities in the International Shanghai Ranking, in both 2011 and 2012, and is one of the few to hold the title of Excellence University.

About This Course

In this course, we will cover the fundamentals of communication acoustics, which is the way sounds travel from a source through a channel to a receiver. We will also look at different system components involved in acoustic communication.

Why Take This Course?

You will learn from top experts in the field of communication acoustics, all of whom are affiliated with the leading Universities of Technology in Germany. Together, they have pooled their expertise in order to teach comprehensive basic understanding and share the most current research trends with you.

Learning Outcomes

  • Fundamentals of physical acoustics
  • Speech acoustics
  • Psychoacoustics
  • Signals and systems

Instructors

Gerhard Müller
Professor, Structural Mechanics, Technical University of Munich

Michael Vorländer
Professor, Technical AcousticsRWTH Aachen University

Jens Ahrens
Associate Professor, Audio Technology, Chalmers University of Technology

Janina Fels
Professor, Medical Acoustics, RWTH Aachen University

Bernhard Seeber
Bernstein Professor, Audio Information Processing, Technical University of Munich

Ercan Altinsoy
Professor, Audio and Haptic Engineering, Technische Universität Dresden

Sebastian Möller

Professor, Quality and Usability, Technische Universität Berlin

Requirements

The course assumes basic knowledge of the fundamentals of signals and systems such as linearity, time invariance, the Fourier transform, and digital filters.

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