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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

EE 322 Syllabus - Fall 2018

Week 1 (20-24 AUG): Course Intro and Mathematical Review
Topics: Complex Numbers, Simplifying Sums, Signals and Systems Intro, SSCI Pre-test
Reference: OW 71, 73
Homework: HW01 (SOLUTIONS) (due 8/22), HW02 (SOLUTIONS) (due 8/24)
Lab (Tue):

Lab 01: Intro to MATLAB (due Tue. 8/28); Prelab assignment: Install MATLAB 

Instructions for installing Google Drive File Stream.

Notes: Quiz on Complex Numbers on Fri. 8/24 (no notes or calculator) (SOLUTIONS)
Week 2 (27-31 AUG): Characterizing Signal Properties
Topics: Continuous time vs. Discrete time, Signal Energy and Power, Periodic Signals, Basic Building Block Signals (sines and complex exponentials), Transformations of the Independent Variable, Sampling (in the Time Domain) 
Reference: OW 1-11,11-30,30-38
Homework: HW03 (SOLUTIONS) (due 8/29), HW04 (SOLUTIONS) (due 8/31), HW05 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/5; 12.5% bonus if submitted on 9/4)
Lab (Tue): Lab 02: Functions in MATLAB (due Tue. 9/4)
Week 3 (03-07 SEP): Characterizing System Properties
Topics: Causality, Invertibility, Stability, Time-Invariance, Linearity, LTI Systems
Reference: OW 38-50, 50-57, 74-77
Homework: HW06 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/7), HW07 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/12; 12.5% bonus if submitted on 9/10)
Lab (Tue): No Lab due to Monday holiday (Tuesday is a Monday schedule)
Notes: Quiz on Signal Properties (Week 2 topics + Unit impulse) on Fri. 9/7 (Students may have one single-sided 8.5x11 equation sheet) (SOLUTIONS)
Week 4 (10-14 SEP): Using the Convolution Sum to Characterize Discrete-Time LTI Systems
Topics: Impulse Response, derive the Convolution Sum and determine methods to calculate
Reference: OW 77-85
Homework: HW08 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/14), HW09 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/19; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue): Lab 03: Debugging in MATLAB (due Tue. 9/18)
Week 5 (17-21 SEP): Using the Convolution Integral to Characterize Continuous-Time LTI Systems
Topics: Intro to Convolution Integral (CT Systems), Evaluating the Convolution Integral, Rectangular Pulse function
Reference: OW 90-103
Homework: HW10 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/19), HW11 (SOLUTIONS) (due 9/21), HW12 (SOLUTIONS) (due MONDAY 9/24)
Lab (Tue): Lab 04: The Impulse Response and Convolution in MATLAB (due WED. 9/26)
Notes: Quiz on System Properties (Memory, Causality, Invertibility, Stability, Time-Invariance, Linearity) and DT convolution on Fri. 9/21 (Students may have one single-sided 8.5x11 equation sheet) (SOLUTIONS)
Week 6 (24-28 SEP): Describing Systems with Diff. Equations and Block Diagrams
Topics: Exam Review, System Properties (such as Invertibility, Stability, etc.) for LTI Systems, Differential and Difference Equations, Block Diagram representations
Reference: OW 103-116, 116-127
Homework: HW13 (due 9/28), HW14 (due 10/3; 5% bonus if early) SOLUTIONS FOR HW 13 AND HW 14
Lab (Tue):

EXAM 1 (Covering all material up through CT convolution) [Tuesday, Sept. 25]

  • Students have may have 1 one-sided 8.5x11 handwritten equation sheet
  • The exam will have a MATLAB portion and a written portion. Both portions of the exam will be based on the 6-week course objectives, which are posted on the front page of the website.
  • For the MATLAB portion, students must work on their own laptop, and will only be able to access the MATLAB help and doc.
  • Students may not access the internet or any other class materials except for the handwritten equation sheet.

PRACTICE EXAM FROM FALL 2017   (SOLUTIONS)

FALL 2018 SIX-WEEK EXAM

SOLUTIONS TO FALL 2018 SIX-WEEK EXAM

Week 7 (01-05 OCT): Representing Periodic Signals with Fourier Series
Topics: LTI System Response to Complex Exponential, Fourier Series Representation of Periodic Signals, Convergence of Fourier Series, FS Properties
Reference: OW 182-192, 192-202, 202-211
Homework: HW15  (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/3), HW16 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/5), HW17 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/10)
Lab (Tue): Lab 05: Making Music with MATLAB (due Tue. 10/9)
Week 8 (08-12 OCT): Representing Aperiodic Signals with Fourier Transform
Topics: From Fourier Series to Fourier Transform, FT Properties, Evaluating FT Integral, Using FT Tables
Reference: OW 284-290, 290-310
Homework: HW18 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/12), HW19 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/17; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue): Lab 06:  Analyzing Periodic Signals with Lab Equipment (due Tue. 10/16)
Notes:

Monday is a holiday (no schedule shift)

Week 9 (15-19 OCT): Fourier Transform (cont.) and Filters
Topics: FT Properties, Basic Filter Types (LPF, HPF, BPF, BRF), Determining Filter Response to Sinusoidal Input
Reference: OW 310-325, 226-229, 231-239
Homework: HW20 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/17), HW21 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/19)
Lab (Tue): Lab 07:  Fourier Transform in MATLAB (due Tue. 10/23)
Notes: Quiz on Fourier Series on Monday 10/15 (Students may have one single-sided 8.5x11 equation sheet and will be provided with the p.206 properties) (SOLUTIONS)
Week 10 (22-26 OCT): System Response in terms of Fourier
Topics: System response in terms of Fourier Transform, using the convolution property
Reference: 239-244, 330-331
Homework: HW22 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/24), HW23 (SOLUTIONS) (due 10/26)
Lab (Tue): Lab 08:  Filtering with Hardware (due Wed. 10/31)
Notes: Quiz on Fourier Transform on Friday 10/26 [Material from Homework 18-22] (Students may have one single-sided 8.5x11 equation sheet and will be provided with Table 4.1 and 4.2) (SOLUTIONS
Week 11 (29OCT-02NOV): Relating System Descriptions
Topics: Exam Review, Relating system equation to h(t) to H(jw), Bode Plots
Reference: OW 423-439, 439-460
Homework: HW24 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/02), HW25 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/07; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue):

EXAM 2 (See course objectives for covered material) [Tuesday, Oct. 30]

  • The exam will have a MATLAB portion and a written portion. Both portions of the exam will be based on the course objectives, which are posted on the front page of the website.
  • Students have may have 1 two-sided 8.5x11 handwritten equation sheet
  • For the MATLAB portion, students must work on their own laptop, and will only be able to access the MATLAB help and doc.
  • Students may not access the internet or any other class materials except for the handwritten equation sheet.

PRACTICE EXAM FROM FALL 2017   (SOLUTIONS)

FALL 2018 TWELVE-WEEK EXAM

SOLUTIONS TO FALL 2018 TWELVE-WEEK EXAM

Week 12 (05-09 NOV): Bode Plots (cont.), Fourier for DT Systems
Topics: Bode Plots (cont.), Discrete Time Fourier Series (DTFS), Discrete Time Fourier Transform (DTFT)
Reference: OW 211-226, 353-373
Homework: HW26 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/09), HW27 (SOLUTIONS) (due FRI 11/16; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue): Lab 09:  Filtering and Bode Plots in MATLAB (due Wed. 11/14)
Week 13 (12-16 NOV): DFT/FFT
Topics: Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) for finite DT signals, 
Reference: OW 417-418
Homework: HW28 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/16)
Lab (Tue): No class for EE320 field trip
Notes:

Monday is a holiday (no schedule shift)

Quiz on Bode Plots and DTFS on Friday 11/16 (Students may have one single-sided 8.5x11 equation sheet and will be provided with Table 5.1 and 5.2) (SOLUTIONS)

Week 14 (19-23 NOV): Sampling (Freq. Domain perspective),Correspondence between Transforms
Topics: Sampling Theorem, Sampling Effects in the Frequency Domain, Correspondence between DTFT, DFT, sampled CTFT, etc
Reference: OW 513-534, 534-538
Homework: HW29 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/21), HW30 SOLUTIONS (due 11/28; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue): Lab 10:  Classifying Sonar Signals with DFT/FFT (due Tue. 11/20)
Notes: Thursday-Friday is Thanksgiving holiday
Week 15 (26-30 NOV): Amplitude Modulation and Demodulation, Intro to Laplace Transform 
Topics: Amplitude Modulation (AM) definition and Transmission Techniques, Intro to Laplace Transform, 
Reference: OW 582-607, 654-662
Homework: HW31 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/28), HW32 (SOLUTIONS) (due 11/30), HW33 (SOLUTIONS) (due 12/06; 12.5% bonus if early)
Lab (Tue): Lab 11: Intro to Communications (AM) (due Tue. 12/04)
Week 16 (03-07 DEC): Laplace Transform (cont.) and SSCI Post-test
Topics: Laplace Transform Properties, Exam Review, SSCI Post-test
Reference: OW  662-674
Homework: HW34 (SOLUTIONS) (due 12/06)
Lab (Tue): SSCI Post-test and Course Evals

FINAL EXAM INFO

Saturday, 15DEC18, 1330-1630

Ri23 (1121)

Ri24 (3321)

FINAL EXAM is comprehensive, but weighted towards untested material (i.e. since the 12-week exam). 

- The exam will be based on the objectives, which are listed on the link from the front page of the website (updated as of Monday Dec. 10) .

- Students have may have 3 one-sided 8.5x11 handwritten equation sheets (or one two-sided equation sheet with one one-sided equation sheet)

- Students will be provided with O&W Tables 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 9.1, 9.2

- The exam will be broken up as follows: (20 pts) MATLAB portion; (30 pts) multiple choice portion; (50 pts) written portion

- For the MATLAB portion, students must work on their own laptop, and will only be able to access the MATLAB help and doc.

- Students may not access the internet or any other class materials except for the handwritten equation sheets.

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