**Fall 1998 Schedule:** MWF 10:00am-10:50am
in MSEC 195

**Instructor:** Kevin Wedeward,
Office: Workman 221, Phone: (505)835-5708,
email: wedeward@ee.nmt.edu,
homepage:
www.ee.nmt.edu/~wedeward/

**Help Session:** T 07:00pm-09:00pm in MSEC 195

**Office Hours:** MTWF 02:00pm-03:00pm and by appointment

**Grader:** Mark Hanna

**Course Objectives:** Develop an understanding of

- frequency-domain techniques for analyzing continuous-time signals and
- the Laplace transform for representing and analyzing continuous-time systems.

**Course Prerequisites:**

**Topic Prerequisites:**

- RLC circuit modeling and responses.
- Introduction to Laplace Transforms.
- Matrix algebra.

**Required Text:**
"Fundamentals of Signals and Systems Using
Matlab" by E.W. Kamen and B.S. Heck

**Topics:** The following chapters and topics in the
text will be covered:

- Chpt. 1: Fundamental Concepts of Signals and Systems
- Chpt. 2.1-2.2: Systems Defined by Differential Equations
- Chpt. 3.3-3.4: Convolution
- Chpt. 4: Fourier Series and Transforms
- Chpt. 5: Frequency-Domain Analysis of Systems
- Chpt. 7: Laplace Tranforms and Transfer Functions
- Chpt. 8.1-8.3: System Analysis using Transfer Functions
- Chpt. 9.1-9.2: Introduction to Controls

**Reading Assignments:**

- Chapter 1.
- Sections 2.1,2.2.
- Sections 3.3,3.4.
- Chapter 4.
- Chapter 5.
- Chapter 7.

**Homework:** Homework will be assigned, collected,
and graded on a weekly basis. You are encouraged
to work with other students as long as the written work turned in is
your own.

- PS1 (in postscript) due BOC W 09/02/98
- PS2 due BOC F 09/11/98: Problems 1.1 (do for figures P1.1a and P1.1c only); 1.3c,d,f,j; 1.7 (add a part (c) where you will put each signal in the form shown in problem 1.6); 1.8
- PS3 (in postscript) due BOC F 09/18/98
- PS4 due BOC F 09/25/98: Problems 2.8a,b, 2.11, 3.15d, 3.17, 3.18, 3.20
- PS5 due BOC W 09/30/98: Problem 4.3
- PS6 due BOC M 10/12/98: Problems 4.2a,b,c,e, 4.5a,b,c
- PS7 due BOC W 10/21/98: Problems 4.14c,d, 4.15c,d
- PS8 due BOC W 10/28/98: Problems 4.11, 4.16, 4.18a,b (should read x(t) = te^(-t)u(t)),c
- PS9 (in postscript) due BOC M 11/09/98
- PS10 due BOC W 11/11/98: Problems 5.14a,b,e-b, 5.18, 5.19e,f, 5.20
- PS11 due BOC W 11/25/98: Problems 7.1, 7.2b, 7.3b,d, 7.4, 7.5
- PS12 due BOC M 12/07/98: Problems 7.7a,b, 7.9, 7.11b,e, 7.14b,c, 7.16, 7.18
- PS12 due BOC F 12/11/98

**Exams:** Two exams during regular
class periods and one final exam will be given.

- Exam 1 on F 10/02/98: covers chapters 1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1
- Exam 2 on M 11/16/98: covers chapters 4, 5
- Final Exam on T 12/15/98 at 1:30pm in MSEC 195

** Grading:**

- Homework: 20%
- 2 Exams: 40%
- Final Exam: 40%

**Handouts:**

- Postscript version of the MATLAB Tutorial originally from the ftp site ftp.mathworks.com in pub/books/heck/tutorial.doc (A MSWord Document), but modified for use in EE341.01 at New Mexico Tech.

**Example M-Files:**

- Companion software is available from the authors of the text. It includes the MATLAB M-files used for various examples and figures in the book as well as other useful information.
- Example 1: Matlab example of plotting unit ramp and unit step functions.
- Example 2: Matlab m-file example of plotting a sine function.
- Example 3: Matlab m-file example of plotting sums of periodic signals.
- Example 4: Matlab m-file example of plotting combination signals.
- Example 5: MATLAB M-file for plotting truncated Fourier series.
- Example 6: MATLAB M-file for plotting truncated Fourier series and its spectra.
- Example 7: MATLAB M-file for plotting magnitude and phase spectrum from Fourier Transform.
- Example 8: MATLAB M-file for simulating and animating suspension system.
- Example 9: MATLAB M-file for plotting output of linear phase and nonlinear phase filters.
- Example 10: MATLAB M-file demonstrating matlab's system analysis funtions.