**Lecture Outline for Fall 2000**

Wednesday 8/23

- Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (Chapter 1)
- Continuous-time (CT) vs Discrete-time (DT) Signals
- Frequency of CT and DT signals
- MATLAB code used to make plots shown in class

Friday 8/25

- Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (Chapter 1)
- Frequency of CT and DT signals
- Sampling of CT signals to create a DT signal
- Aliasing of CT signals
- MATLAB code used to make plots shown in class

Monday 8/28

- Discrete Time Signals and Systems (Sections 2.1 - 2.4)
- Brief review of material from EE 342
- Basic DT signals - Impulse, step, exponential, sinusoid
- DT signals - Energy and Power signals
- Basic DT systems
- Classification of DT systems -- Linear, Time Invariant, Causal, Stable, Finite Impulse Response, Infinite Impulse Response
- DT systems represented by difference equations -- Linear and Time Invariant
- Introduction to time-domain solutions of difference equations
- MATLAB code used to make plots shown in class
- Handout from class

Wednesday 8/30

- Discrete Time Signals and Systems (Section 2.4)
- More on the solution of difference equations in the time domain

Friday 9/1

- Discrete Time Signals and Systems (Sections 2.4 and 2.5)
- Finish up discussion of the solution of difference equations in the time domain
- Implementation of discrete-time systems
- Block-diagram representation of difference equations
- Manipulation of block diagram representations -- Direct Form I and Direct Form II representations

Wednesday 9/6

- Introduction to the
Z -Transform (Section 3.1) - Definition of the
z -transform, and its relationship to the Fourier transform -
Z -transforms of some basic signals - Region of convergence of the
z -transform -- what it says aboutx (n ) (left-handed vs. right-handed sequences).

- Introduction to the
Friday 9/8

- More on the
Z -Transform (Sections 3.2 and 3.3) - Properties of
z transforms - Poles and zeros of
z transforms - Tranfer functions

- More on the
Monday 9/11

- Inverse
Z -Transform (Section 3.4) - Inversion by partial fraction expansion
- Relationship of the transfer function to the difference equation describing a system
- MATLAB code used to make plots shown in class

- Inverse