Apfel, Robert E. Blind Architects & Blind Acousticians? A guide to the Principles of Sound Design. 1998, Apple Enterprise Press, New Haven, CT.
This text covers how far and fast sound travels. Shows how to design acoustical spaces and quiet spaces. Includes a case study of Philharmonic Hall.
Kock, W. E. Sound Waves and Light Waves. 1965. Doubleday, New York.
Text describes how sound waves and light waves travel. Explains sound pressure and sound velocity, pitch and frequency.
Rossing, Thomas D. The Science of Sound. 1990, Addison–Wesley.
This text covers advances topics including the perception and measurement of sound. It also explores the human voice and environmental noise.
Smith, Ballinger. Physical Science. Waves, Light and sound. 1998, Merrill Press, NY.
This textbook covers physical science. Chapter 18 introduced wave phenomena. The properties and behavior of transverse mechanical waves and properties of sound are covered.
Kryter, K.D. Noise and Man. 1970. Academic Press, New York.
This book explores the effects of noise on people. Explains how noise is defined and what can be done to protect you from the dangers of noise.
Hunt, Frederick E. Origins in Acoustics. The Science of Sound from Antiquity to the Age of Newton. 1978, Yale University Press, New haven and London.
This text covers the history of sound. The contributions of the persons first involved in science are discussed. The book starts with Pythagoras (570-497 B.C.) and ends with Boethius (A.D. 480-524).