Engineering Inside:

2014, Issue 2

Music

The Sweet Sounds of Engineering
June, 2014

Think of your favorite song. The steady beat, the crescendos, the layered vocals, the way the different pieces fade in and out perfectly. Behind every musical recording you hear is the work of many engineers.Read More

Meet Alexander Lerch!

June, 2014

Alexander Lerch is Assistant Professor at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology. He works on the design of new digital signal processing algorithms for music analysis and synthesis. He is co-founder of the company zplane.development – a research-driven technology provider for the music industry.Read More

Build Your Own Speakers

June, 2014

Speakers are in all sorts of objects you see and use every day—stereos, telephones, movie theaters, concert halls, iPods, and more. Speakers work by turning an electrical signal into a sound you can hear. In this activity, you can create your own speaker by creating an electromagnet and using a Styrofoam plate as your cone.Read More

Techno Music

IEEE Spark Challenge

Think you know IEEE Spark? Test your knowledge of engineering, computing and technology with the IEEE Spark Challenge! Answer questions correctly to help your team move to the top of the leaderboard.

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TIPS AND ADVICE

Mix New Music Online!

A career in music engineering requires both the technical skills of an engineer and the artistry and passion for sound of a musician. Try your hand at these online games and simulators and see if you can engineer some good tunes.

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IEEE SPOTLIGHT

How IEEE Makes Music Better

IEEE members across disciplines research and develop music, music technology, computer programs, and more, all of which lead to our being able to understand music better and do more with it.

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