Foundations of Signals and Systems (ELEC5721)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit aims to teach some of the basic properties of many engineering signals and systems and the necessary mathematical tools that aid in this process. The particular emphasis is on the time and frequency domain modeling of linear time invariant systems. The concepts learnt in this unit will be heavily used in many units of study (in later years) in the areas of communication, control, power systems and signal processing. A basic knowledge of differentiation and integration, differential equations, and linear algebra is assumed.

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Classes

2 hours of lectures, 2 hours lab/tutorial per week and 1 hour of eLearning session per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (30%), Final Exam (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: Basic knowledge of differentiation & integration, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: Basic knowledge of differentiation & integration, differential equations, and linear algebra.

Prohibitions

ELEC2302, MATH3919, MATH3019, ELEC2301

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