Modular Functions and Signal Flow
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - EP-223
Study of principles and use of modules (oscillators, filters, amplifiers, envelope generators) found in software and hardware modular sound production systems. Focus is on observing signal characteristics at outputs, and defining signal functions (audio, control, timing) solely via connections to inputs. "Sonic deconstruction" and other electronic ear training techniques are presented, and correlative original sound designs are produced by students. In addition to class participation, students are supervised in weekly hands-on practice in EP/D labs, where an array of software and hardware systems are available.
Course Chair: Michael Bierylo
Prerequisites: MTEC-111 and either LMSC-208 or LMSC-209
Required of: ELPD majors
Electable by: ELPD majors