Basic wave theory, oscillations, electric and acoustic analogies, dimensions of sound, intensity and pressure level, physiology and anatomy of the ear, architectural acoustics, reverberation, sound absorbers, acoustic noise, noise protection standards, sound isolation.

Sound processing systems, magnetic recording and reproduction, magnetic tape recorders, disc recording and reproduction mixers, filters, delay lines, compressor-limiters, measurements of acoustic parameters, laboratory measurements of electroacoustic systems, DSP technology.

Basic television theory. The television picture. Video signal analysis. Synchronisation signals. International standards. Applications of Television: recording, linear, no-linear processing and reproduction of video signals, film reproduction (Telecine), Video Disc, Satellite Television, Closed Circuit Television (CCTV), Cable Television (CATV). Advanced Television Systems: High Definition Television (HDTV), Digital Television.