NOW: Our 2006 Index for Bruel
Kjaer 'Technical Review'
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Since around 1950, Bruel and Kjaer has periodically
published the pamphlet, B & K Technical
Review, which highlighted their equipment and their pertinent
operating principles. Through the decades, I have found this
publication valuable in
determining how such equipment oprates and how its data are
interpreted. They have been a valuable tool to determine which
laboratory and field measurements are practical
to do and also to evaluate their performance in doing so.
In recent years, it has become difficult to retrieve
information contained in these pamphlet issues since there was no known
index, nor a timeline for its publication.
So, for over the past decades, I built my personal index, adding issues
as I discovered them in my files
and also obtained fill-in copies from others to whom I owe a debt of
This Index is presented here
for the convenience of the acoustical community.
The index is presented alphabetically by
keyword, one document per letter of the alphabet.
appropriate document with starting letter of your desired keyword, then
use the "Find" (or "Find in Page") via a keyword feature in your
browser to locate
Each individual item has the
issue number # (four per year) format of:
+) yy/#/ pp
Instrument Product is identified with a 4-digit number (e.g. 2203):
Product yy/#/ pp
Bruel & Kjaer factory web page is http://www.bksv.dk
existing availaility B&K US Sales assistance may be found by
inquiring at http://www.wpl.lib.oh.us/westernet/Bruel_and_Kjaer/
Since these documents and and many of these instruments were originally
produced, many have become unused, surplused, obsoelte or superceded.
This B&K Index has value in identifying such old equipment and
their functional intent, and which may have useful life left. Also,
other instrument manufacturers have evolved and many which now have new
useful digital functions. Links to a very few of these are (list
January 8, 2006
AD pp AUDIO DEVICES "FUNDAMENTALS OF MAGNETIC RECORDING", 1951
. (Not B&K, but included in my index).
"0A - *NOT* INCLUDED ARE THE FOLLOWING B&K REVIEW ISSUES:"
"1954-1 and Any Previous. 1954-3,4 1955-1,2"
"1956-All 1957-1,4 "
"1988-3,4 1988-3,4 1989-3,4 "
"1990-3,4 1991 to 1993 All 1995-2000 ALL MISSING"
LOG - NOTES - CREDITS
0 LOG OF "B&k TECHNICAL REVIEW INDEX" CONSTRUCTION by AJC:
1 1987 21 FEBRUARY, 1987 AJC STARTUP USING WICAT COMPUTER.
2 1987 23 June: ASCII TRANSFER FROM WICAT150 TO SPERRY/MSDOS.
3 1987 24 JUNE: SPELL-CHECKED.
4 1989 26 OCTOBER ADDED 1982 & 1986 STRAYS.
5 1990 1 January ADDED 1987, 1988, #1 of 1989.
6 1991 20 June: Added 1990 (2 only, GAS ANALYZERS!)
7 1994 Added many from John Kopec (Riverbank) Collection.
8 1995 2 JAN Added Al Lubell Contribution (6 issues + AD Mag Tape).
9 1995 Now using DOS SORT command: "SORT BAKREVEW.TXT BAKNEW95.TXT".
10 1995 29 Dec. Added many from John Seiler's collection.
11 1999 28 Dec. Added some from John Pryshepa's collection.
12 2005 Dec. Added 1969 ff from John Pryshepa's collection.
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