CMT1004 - Sound Recording

Year of Study:1
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Prerequisites: Nil
Module Description
This module introduces the basics for the understanding and management of complex sound systems, including recording studios and live sound reinforcement installations. The relevant topics cover audio signal chain, audio transducers such as microphones and loudspeakers, signal flow, basics acoustics and electronics, analog and digital formats and professional conventions, level and metering.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. construct signal flows of complex audio systems;

  2. setup, operate, and manage sound system effectively;

  3. navigate analog and digital audio console, and describe DAW architectures;

  4. identify and differentiate various microphone and loudspeaker types and applications; and

  5. manage audio levels and impedances in complex sound systems.