This book deals with the ear as an acoustic instrument: as a piece of physical apparatus functioning for the reception of sounds from the outside, for conveying them inward to the auditory sense cells, and finally for producing a mechanical stimulation of these cells.
Originally published in 1954.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. xi
- PART I: Introduction, pg. 1
- PART II: The Middle Ear as a Mechanical Transformer, pg. 67
- PART III: The Problem of Distortion, pg. 115
- PART IV. Further Characteristics of the Middle Ear, pg. 177
- PART V. Sound Conduction in the Cochlea, pg. 213
- PART VI. Clinical Applications, pg. 333
- PART VII. Further Theoretical Considerations, pg. 379
- Appendixes, References and Index, pg. 411
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