Part I. Introduction and history.p.1 C.1: Introduction: a short history of the condenser microphone. p. 3. C.2: The western electric 640AA capacitance microphone: its histrory and theory of operation. p.8. Part II: Physical principles of condenser microphones. C.3: Principles of operation of condenser microphones. p.37. C.4: Primary pressure calibration by reciprocity. p. 70. C.5: Primary method for calibrating free-field response. p. 103. C.6: Random-incidence and diffuse-field calibration. p.120. Part III: National laboratory calibration methods. C.8: Laboratory calibration methods at the National Institute of Standars and Technology, U.S.A., p.145. C./: Laboratory calibration Methods at Electrotecnical Laboratory, Japan. p. 139. C.9: Primary calibration methods at the National Physical Laboratory, UK.p. 162. 10: Primary pressure calibration of laboratory standard micriphones in Germany. p. 173. C.11:Primary Microphone Calibration at the National Research Council, Canada. p.187. C.12: Primnary Microphone Calibration at CSIDRO,Australia. p.199. Parte IV: Secondary calibration methods. C.13: Comparison methods for microphone calibration.p. 215. C.14: High-Pressure Low-Frequency Microphone Calibration at CSIRO Australia. p. 223. C.15: Electrostatic Actuator. p. 231. C.16: Phase match of microphones. p. 247. Parte V: Microphone selection, Handling, and applications. C.17: Microphone slection and Use, p. 257. C.18: Handling, cleaning, and storage of condenser. p. 287. C.19: Microphone data applications. p. 291. Nomenclature. p. 302. Index. p. 316.