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Class Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Aquia Module, Room 102, Dr. Beale
Tuesday, May 9 is a Reading Day before 4:30 p.m. Therefore, there will be a review class at 10:30 a.m. in the normal classroom.
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Requirements:
Text: Linear Dynamic Systems and Signals , Zoran Gajic,
Prentice Hall, 2003
Homework Assignments |
Examples | ECE 220 Lab Experiments |
Bibliography | |
Introduce the students to the basic types of signals and systems encountered in engineering and to the important definitions and properties of these systems.
Introduce the students to methods that allow us to characterize and analyze continuous-time signals and systems in terms of their frequency responses and frequency content.
Introduce the students to methods that allow us to characterize and analyze continuous-time signals and systems in terms of their time-domain behavior.
Requirement | Weight |
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Tests (2) | 40% |
Homework | 10% |
Exam | 30% |
Lab | 20% |
Test #1, Chapters 1, 2, 3 (half) -- Thursday, February 23
Test #2, Chapters 3 (half), 4 -- Thursday, April 6
Final Exam, all material covered, but emphasizing Chapters 6, 7, and 8.
Thursday, May 11, 10:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Aquia Module, Room 102.
Last day to drop classes without Dean's permission -- Friday, Februray 24
No classes, recitations, or labs from March 12 to March 19 due to Spring Break !!
Chapter 1 -- Introduction to signals and systems, properties of signals and systems, classifications of systems - 2 class periods.
Chapter 2 -- Common signals used in system analysis, operations on signals, classification of signals - 3 class periods.
Chapter 3 -- Periodic signals and their representation, trigonometric and exponential Fourier series, line frequency spectra, aperiodic signals and the Fourier transform, steady-state frequency response, Bode magnitude and phase plots - 7 class periods.
Chapter 4 -- Laplace transform derivation and properties, inverse Laplace transform, partial fraction expansion, system analysis with the Laplace transform, block diagrams - 5 class periods.
Chapter 6 -- The convolution integral, graphical convolution method - 3 class periods.
Chapter 7 -- Input/output analysis of signals and systems in the time domain, solving differential equations, the impulse response, stability of linear systems - 3 class periods.
Chapter 8 -- State space analysis of systems, the concept of state, the form of state equations, writing state equations, solving state equations - 3 class periods.
Day | Date | Topic | Chapter |
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Tuesday |
Jan. 24 |
Introduction to signals and systems | 1 |
Thursday |
Jan. 26 |
Properties and classifications of systems | 1 |
Tuesday |
Jan. 31 |
Common input signals used in system analysis | 2 |
Thursday |
Feb. 2 |
Operations on signals | 2 |
Tuesday |
Feb. 7 |
Classification of signals | 2 |
Thursday |
Feb. 9 |
Periodic signals and the Fourier Series | 3 |
Tuesday |
Feb. 14 |
Fourier series, trigonometric and exponential forms | 3 |
Thursday |
Feb. 16 |
Fourier series and line frequency spectra | 3 |
Tuesday |
Feb. 21 |
Fourier Transform derivation (material not on Test #1) | 3 |
Thursday |
Feb. 23 |
Test #1, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 (half) | 1, 2, 3 |
Tuesday |
Feb. 28 |
Fourier Transform properties | 3 |
Thursday |
March 2 |
Fourier Transform and steady-state frequency response | 3 |
Tuesday |
March 7 |
Bode magnitude and phase plots | 3 |
Thursday |
March 9 |
Laplace Transform derived from the Fourier Transform | 4 |
Tuesday |
March 14 |
Spring Break, No Class Today | ----- |
Thursday |
March 16 |
Spring Break, No Class Today | ----- |
Tuesday |
March 21 |
Properties of the Laplace Transform | 4 |
Thursday |
March 23 |
Inverse Laplace Transform and partial fraction expansion | 4 |
Tuesday |
March 28 |
Partial fraction expansion and system analysis | 4 |
Thursday |
March 30 |
System analysis and simple block diagrams | 4 |
Tuesday |
April 4 |
The convolution integral (material not on Test #2) | 6 |
Thursday |
April 6 |
Test #2, Chapters 3 (half) and 4 | 3, 4 |
Tuesday |
April 11 |
Convolution for continuous-time systems, graphical convolution | 6 |
Thursday |
April 13 |
Convolution examples | 6 |
Tuesday |
April 18 |
Time-domain analysis of systems, differential equations | 7 |
Thursday |
April 20 |
The system impulse response | 7 |
Tuesday |
April 25 |
System stability, Routh-Hurwitz array | 7 |
Thursday |
April 27 |
State space description of systems, the concept of state | 8 |
Tuesday |
May 2 |
Writing state equations for systems | 8 |
Thursday |
May 4 |
Solving the state equations | 8 |
Thursday |
May 11 |
Final Exam, comprehensive, Chaps. 6, 7, 8 emphasized | All |
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