Student Thesis Archive

Advisor:

2020

  • Dallin Haslam, “Exploration of Vacuum-Tube Combo Guitar Amplifier Directivities,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2020).

2019

  • Sam Bellows, “Analysis of Directivity Factors and Indices of Human Speech,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, April 2019).

2017

  • Claire Pincock, “High-Resolution Speech Directivity Balloons,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, April 2017).

2016

  • Michael Denison, “A Method to Evaluate Nonideal Effects of Anechoic Chambers for Multiple-Angle Measurements,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, April 2016).
  • Travis Hoyt, “Volume Velocity Estimation for Multiple-Driver Loudspeakers,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2016).
  • Michael Rollins, “The Influence of Room Acoustics on the Voice,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2016).

2015

  • Mark Berardi, “Quantification of Vocal Effort in Varying Acoustical Environments,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, December 2015).
  • Nathan Eyring, “Subjective Evaluations of Acoustic Sources,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, July 2015).

2014

  • Matthew Calton, “An Acoustical Analysis and Loudspeaker System Design of a Local High School Auditorium,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, April 2014).
  • Joseph Morris, “A Model of the Royden G. Derrick Planetarium using the Enhanced Acoustic Simulator for Engineers (EASE),” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, July 2014).
  • Jeshua Mortensen, “Computing the directivities of Platonic-solid loudspeakers,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, April 2014).
  • Jenny Whiting, “On the Use of EASE and a Real-Time Convolution System for the Creation and Use of Virtual Acoustic Environments,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, April 2014).

2011

  • Daniel Marquez, “Measuring the Blocked Electrical Impedance of Moving-Coil Loudspeakers: A Comparison of Six Methods,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2011).

2008

  • Nathan Curtis, “A Patentability Assessment For The Polar Squared Impulse Response Method,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2008).
  • Michael Mendoza, “Design And Construction Of An Anechoic Chamber,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2008).
  • Daniel Tengelsen, “Omnidirectional Enhancement Of A Regular Polyhedron Loudspeaker,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2008).

2007

  • Matthew Morrise, “Equalization Metrics,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, August 2007).
  • Brian Thornock, “Design and Development of Phantom-to-ICP Power Conversion Circuits,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, April 2007).

2006

  • Shinji Inagi, “Acoustical Study of Organ Pipe Voicing,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2006).
  • Brandon Skinner, “2-Dimensional Magnetic Transducers For Stringed Instruments,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, December 2006).

2005

  • Steven Davis, “Considerations And Instructions For Measuring Three-Dimensional Directivity Patterns For Sources Of Time Varying Amplitude,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, July 2005).
  • Michael Dickerson, “Design, Construction, And The Testing Of An Electric Monochord With A Two-Dimensional Magnetic Pickup,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman, Scott Sommerfeldt (Capstone, December 2005).
  • Connor Duke, “High-Fidelity Sound Reproduction System,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, April 2005).
  • Bryan Keeler, “The Behavior Of A Loudspeaker Surround,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, November 2005).
  • Benjamin Shafer, “The Construction And Qualification Of A Reverberation Chamber For Sound Absorption And Sound Power Measurements,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Capstone, August 2005).

2004

  • Ryan Chester, “Construction and Evaluation of an Acoustical Scale Model of a Mosque and a Miniature Human Voice Source,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, December 2004).
  • Kara Kemsley, “The Effects of Source Directivity on Room Acoustics Parameters,” Advisor: Timothy Leishman (Senior Thesis, April 2004).