Matlab for audio

Course information

 ECTS: 2

 Independent from the master in acoustics

  Course code : 

 Lecture : none

 Tutorial classes: none

 Practical work: 21h

Course coordinator: Christophe Ayrault

Course Description


The aim is to give the basis of Matlab for audio.


Matlab refresh


Time domain computing. This topic is splitted into 2 sessions: 

  1. Matlab basics and manipulation of sound waves.
  2. Sound envelopes and synchronous detection

Frequency domain: Spectral analysis, direct and inverse Fourier transforms, frequency resolution, windowing, spectrograms.

Musical sounds: analysis & synthesis of musical sounds

Mini Project: simulation of a microphone pair recording and writing of flanging effect function.

Examination duration

2 hours

Examination type

Practical exam