Peripheral Auditory Mechanisms

Proceedings of a conference held at Boston University, Boston, MA, August 13–16, 1985

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ISBN: 978-3-540-16095-3 (Print) 978-3-642-50038-1 (Online)

Table of contents (47 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Outer and Middle Ear Mechanics

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      Pages 1-1

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      The Effectiveness of External and Middle Ears in Coupling Acoustic Power into the Cochlea

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      Pages 13-20

      Spatial Distribution of Sound Pressure in the Ear Canal

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      Pages 21-27

      The Impulse Response Vibration of the Human Ear Drum

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      Pages 28-35

      Formulation and Analysis of a Dynamic Fiber Composite Continuum Model of the Tympanic Membrane

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      Pages 36-43

      How Do Contractions of the Stapedius Muscle Alter the Acoustic Properties of the Ear?

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      Pages 44-51

      Measurement of Eardrum Acoustic Impedance

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      Pages 52-55

      Middle Ear Research Using a SQUID Magnetometer. I. Micro- and Macromechanical Selection of Polymer Materials for Artificial Tympanic Membranes

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      Pages 56-59

      Middle Ear Research Using a Squid Magnetometer. II. Transfer Characteristics of Human Middle Ears

  3. Cochlear Macromechanics

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      Pages 61-61

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      Pages 63-72

      Cochlear Macromechanics — a Review

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      Pages 73-80

      Transients and Speech Processing in a Three-Dimensional Model of the Human Cochlea

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      Pages 81-88

      The Mechanics of the Basilar Membrane and Middle Ear in the Pigeon

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      Pages 89-96

      On the Mechanics of the Horseshoe Bat Cochlea

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      Pages 97-104

      Resonance and Reflection in the Cochlea: The Case of the CF-FM Bat, Rhinolophus Ferrumequinum

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      Pages 105-112

      The Complete Solution of the Basilar Membrane Condition in Two Dimensional Models of the Cochlea

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      Pages 113-120

      Longitudinal Stiffness Coupling in a 1-Dimensional Model of the Peripheral Ear

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      Pages 121-128

      Mossbauer Measurements of the Mechanical Response to Single-Tone and Two-Tone Stimuli at the Base of the Chinchilla Cochlea

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      Pages 129-134

      Parameter Sensitivity in a Mathematical Model of Basilar Membrane Mechanics

  4. Cochlear Micromechanics

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      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-146

      Micromechanics of the Cochlear Partition

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      Pages 147-154

      On the Role of Fluid Inertia and Viscosity in Stereociliary Tuft Motion: Analysis of Isolated Bodies of Regular Geometry

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      Pages 155-161

      Role of Passive Mechanical Properties of Outer Hair Cells in Determination of Cochlear Mechanics

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