Video explaining the precedence (Haas) Effect
Check out some auditory illusions
It’s obvious: if the course is about 3D audio, it deals about sound, and we need to know what is sound and how it behaves: how it propagates, what energy it does carry, how it does interact with other sound sources.
The first lecture of the course is therefore a 2h introduction to acoustics, and therefore it is a summary of what you already know from previous acoustics courses:
The topics we will treat will be:
Also you can get good acoustics simulations in Dan Roussell’s Acoustics and Vibrations Animations web page. See in particular the following animations: