**Fall 1999 Schedule:** MWF 9:00am-9:50am
in Cramer 103

**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 Workman 113

**Office Hours:** TTh 10:00am-11:00am

**Course Objectives:**

- Develop an understanding of
- continuous-time signal representation and analysis via frequency-domain techniques
- continuous-time system analysis via the Laplace transform.
- These topics of study will be the basis for later courses in control theory and digital signal processing.

**Course Prerequisites:**

**Topic Prerequisites:**

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

**Required Text:**
Signal Processing and Linear Systems by B.P. Lathi

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

- Chpt. B: Background (as needed throughout semester)
- Chpt. 1: Introduction to Signals and Systems
- Chpt. 2: Time-Domain Analysis of Continuous-Time Systems
- Chpt. 3: Signal Representation by Fourier Series
- Chpt. 4: Continuous-Time Signal Analysis using Fourier Transform
- Chpt. 6: Continuous-Time System Analysis using Laplace Transform
- Chpt. 7: Frequency Response and Analog Filters (as time permits)

**Reading Assignments:**

- Sections B.1, 1.1-1.4
- Sections 1.5-1.9
- Sections 2.1-2.4
- Sections 2.5-2.9
- Chapter 3
- Sections 4.1, 4.2
- Sections 4.3-4.10
- Sections 6.1, 6.2
- Sections B.5, 6.3
- Sections 6.4, 6.5

**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.

- Problem Set 1 (PS1) (as pdf file) due BOC W 09/01/99
- PS2 due BOC F 09/10/99: E1.1, E1.2, E1.5, E1.6 (do plots in matlab), P1.1-3 (note signals don't repeat beyond what's shown), P1.1-4, P1.1-6a,e, P1.3-3
- PS3 (as pdf file) due BOC F 09/17/99
- PS4 due BOC F 09/24/99: P1.7-7, P1.8-1, P1.8-2, P2.2-1, P2.2-2, P2.2-4, P2.2-5
- PS5 due BOC W 09/29/99: E2.4, P2.3-1
- PS6 due BOC F 10/08/99: E2.9, E2.13, P2.4-7, P2.4-13, P2.4-14, P2.4-16c,d,h, use matlab to plot outputs where sketches are asked for in problems
- PS7 due BOC M 10/18/99: P3.5-1a,c,d,f (use matlab to plot resulting Fourier Series for n = -1,0,1; n = -5,...,0,...,5; and n = -10,...,0,...10; and plot the specta for n = -4,...,0,...,4), P3.5-2, P3.5-3
- PS8 due BOC M 10/25/99: P3.5-5a, P3.5-6a
- PS9 due BOC M 11/01/99: P4.1-1, P4.1-2, P4.1-5, P4.1-7, P4.2-1a,c,e,f, P4.2-2, P4.2-3, P4.2-4
- PS10 due BOC F 11/12/99: Hand Written Handout
- PS11 due BOC M 11/22/99: P6.1-1a,b,c,d, P6.1-2b, P6.2-1, P6.2-2b
- PS12 due BOC W 12/01/99: P6.1-3a,b,c,d,i, P6.2-3a,b, P6.3-1
- PS13 (as pdf file) due BOC F 12/10/99

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

- Exam 1 on W 09/29/99: covers sect. B.1, chpt. 1, sect. 2.1-2.3
- Exam 2 on W 11/03/99: covers sect. 2.4, chpt. 3, sect. 4.1, 4.2
- Exam 3 on W 12/08/99: covers sect. 4.3-4.10, 6.1-6.4
- Final Exam on W 12/15/99 at 9:00am in Cramer 103

** Grading:**

- Homework: 20%
- Three Exams: 50%
- Final Exam: 30%

**Handouts and Example M-Files:**

- Companion Software developed by the textbook author is available and includes matlab m-files used in textbook examples.
- Example 1: Matlab example of interactive plotting.
- Example 2: Matlab example of interactive matrix operations.
- Example 3: Matlab example of m-file use and complex number operations.
- Example 4: Matlab example of plotting combination signals.
- Example 5: Matlab example of plotting truncated Fourier Series and Fourier Series spectra.
- Example 6: Matlab example of plotting truncated Fourier Series and Fourier Series spectra.
- Example 7: Matlab example of plotting system gain and phase as well as its output for a periodic input.
- Example 8: Matlab example demonstrating some of matlab's system analysis funtions.
- Example 9: Matlab example for viewing DC motor frequency response.