Spring 1998 Schedule: MWF 01:00pm-01:50pm in Weir 107

Instructor: Kevin Wedeward, Office: Workman 221, Phone: (505)835-5708, email:, homepage:

Office Hours: MTF 02:00pm-03:00pm

Graders: Kevin Wedeward and Mark Hanna

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

Objective: Develop an understanding of

Topics: The following chapters and topics in the text will be covered: 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.
  1. PS1 due BOC F 01/23/98: Problems 1.10a, b (assume T=1sec), e, 1.11e, 1.12, 1.13d, e
  2. PS2 due BOC M 02/02/98: Problems 1.34, 1.35, 1.36; turn in all plots - use subplot to save paper
  3. PS3 due BOC M 02/09/98: Problems 2.23, 2.25, 2.29; solve continuous-time differential equations using Laplace transforms, not required to use 'recur' function to solve difference equations
  4. PS4 due BOC W 02/18/98: Problems 3.1, 3.4, 3.6a,b,c, 3.7a,b,c, 3.12
  5. PS5 due BOC W 03/04/98: Problems 6.1, 6.4a,b,c,d (plot for omega between -pi and pi), 6.5a,b,c,d,e,h, 6.6a (plot x[n] for n between -5 an 5)
  6. PS6 due BOC W 03/18/98: Problems 6.6c (plot x[n] for n between -10 and 10), 6.7, 6.9 a,b,g(a,b)
  7. PS7 due BOC W 03/25/98: Problems 6.10a,c,e,f, 6.11, 6.12, 6.18, 6.19
  8. PS8 due BOC F 04/03/98: Problems 5.35a-e, 5.36a,b,c, 5.37a,b,c
  9. PS9 due BOC M 04/13/98: Problem Set 9 and data file speech.dat for analysis - load data file into a matlab array called speech by typing load speech.dat
  10. PS10 due BOC M 04/20/98
  11. PS11 due BOC M 04/27/98: Problems 10.1, 10.3a,c,e,f,g, 10.8, 10.11a,b,c,d,e, 10.12a,b,c,d,e (compare for n=0,1)
Exams: Three exams during regular class periods and one final exam will be given. Grading: Example M-Files: