|Instructor(s)||Dr. Dafna Sussman [Coordinator]|
Phone: (416) 979-5000 x 553767
Office Hours: Wednesday 12-1pm by appointment only
|Calendar Description||This course deals with the analysis of continuous-time and discrete-time signals and systems. Topics include: representations of linear time-invariant systems, representations of signals, Laplace transform, transfer function, impulse response, step response, the convolution integral and its interpretation, Fourier analysis for continuous-time signals and systems and an introduction to sampling.|
|Prerequisites||CEN 199, BME 434|
|Learning Objectives (Indicators)|
At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:
NOTE:Numbers in parentheses refer to the graduate attributes required by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).
3.0 hours of lecture per week for 13 weeks
|Teaching Assistants||Karl Magtibay: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Aayush Chakravartti: email@example.com
Alex Dunn: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lab section # Day Time Location TA Name
1 Thursday 10:00AM - 12:00PM ENG409 Aayush Chakravartti
2 Wednesday 12:00PM - 2:00PM ENG409 Aayush Chakravartti
3 Tuesday 2:00PM - 4:00PM ENG408 Karl Magtibay
4 Tuesday 2:00PM - 4:00PM ENG409 Alex Dunn
5 Monday 2:00PM - 4:00PM ENG408 Karl Magtibay
Note: In order for a student to pass a course, a minimum overall course mark of 50% must be obtained. In addition, for courses that have both "Theory and Laboratory" components, the student must pass the Laboratory and Theory portions separately by achieving a minimum of 50% in the combined Laboratory components and 50% in the combined Theory components. Please refer to the "Course Evaluation" section above for details on the Theory and Laboratory components (if applicable).
|Examinations||- Bi-weekly 30-minute quizzes will be administered via D2L every 2 lecture-weeks. |
- Midterm will be a 2-hour closed-book exam on Wednesday October 18th during the lecture session (10am-12pm), covering all material previously covered (lectures 1-6).
- Final exam, during exam period, will be a 3-hour closed-book exam, covering all course material with emphasis on the content covered after the midterm.
|Other Evaluation Information||- The theoretical lecture material is provided ahead of each lecture in the form of PDF notes and recorded video modules. Students are required to view and download these lecture notes (viewing the recorded videos is not mandatory).|
- Lab marks are based on attendance, participation (showing your work, answering TA questions), successful completion of pre-lab problems, completion of experiment steps, lab reports and successful reply to your TA questions during submission. Students will have the responsibility to achieve a working knowledge of the software packages that will be used in the lab.
- Students will complete their lab work in pairs and submit their individual reports through a D2L lab submission link.
- Any concerns about the labs or quizzes should first be addressed to the TAs prior to contacting the course instructor.
|Teaching Methods||- This course will be delivered using asynchronous teaching, aka flipped classroom approach, where the theoretical material will be posted online ahead of time and the lecture sessions will be dedicated to going over the theory, practicing hands-on problem solving, and discussing real-life applications. |
|Other Information||* Note that not all material covered during the lecture time will be posted online. Students are responsible for the material covered in class and in the labs. As such, students are encouraged to attend the lectures and not solely rely on the pre-recorded lectures. |
* Attendance in the lab is mandatory - work done at home independently will not be graded.
1 & 2
Signals and Systems Representations
Time-Domain Analysis of Continuous-Time Systems
6 & 7
Continuous-Time Signal Analysis: The Fourier Series
8 & 9
Continuous-Time Signal Analysis: The Fourier Transform
10 & 11
Sampling: Discrete-Time Signals
Introduction to Sampling theorem signal reconstruction.
12 & 13
The Laplace Transform
Tutorial 1: Introduction to MATLAB
3 & 4
Lab 1: Signals and Systems Representation
5 & 6
Lab 2: Time-Domain Analysis of CT Systems
Tutorial 2: Midterm Review Examples
10 & 11
Lab 3: The Fourier Series
12 & 13
Lab 4: The Fourier Transform
Tutorial 3: Final Exam Review Examples
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