TT2010 - Music Signal and Audio Perception


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

This course gives a basic introduction to sound description and signal analysis, hearing mechanism (audiology), sound perception and music psychology.

Learning outcome

This course forms the basic understanding of music as a signal and as a sound stimulus, understanding of the hearing mechanism and hearing function in addition to music perception and memory. Knowledge: The purpose is to make the student capable of - Understand the construction of music as an acoustical signal - Understand, analyze and describe music signal in the time and frequency domain - Understand the physiology and function of the hearing mechanism - Understand brain physiology concerning sound processing, experience and memory. Skills: This will give the student reasonable background to - Analyze and describe music as an acoustical/electrical signal - Describe links between sound stimulus and sound experience - Produce music formed to fill certain demands and constraints. General competence: The goal is to achieve - Understanding of music as an audio signal - Understanding of simple measuring methods and signal processing - Understanding of hearing as the primary sense for music experience.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and obligatory exercises.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination in August, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Course materials

Articles and book chapters

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TTX/H03 7.5
TTT4197 3.7 AUTUMN 2015
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Information Technology and Informatics
  • Music Technology
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2023-12-15 09:00 PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
Storhall del 2 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 29
Summer UTS School exam 100/100 D PAPIR
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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