Welcome to MPEG I Layer 3 (MP3) Explained

This is a self-contained learning object (roll your mouse over the light bulb for a short definition / description of the previous term). Within, is a complete explanation MP3. We designed this learning object for both beginners and experts. The design consists of layers of knowledge. The topmost layer gives textual descriptions in everyday language, written with the bright university student in mind. After learning the basics, the user can "push" down for a more technical explanation. The object is expandable, and future additions will include mathematical and programming examples.

The objectives of this learning object are: