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Intended Learning Outcomes of Course (ILOs) 

a 
Knowledge and understanding: 
a1 Identify the different classes of systems and signals. a2 :Laplace transformation as an analysis tool. a3 Fourier series and transformation as analysis tools.

b 
Intellectual Skills: 
b1 Understand all problems from a "systems" point of view. b2 Appreciate the use of mathematics as a modeling/solution tool. b3 Understand how the same problem can have multiple representations that allow different methods to obtain the same solution. 
c 
Professional and Practical Skills: 
c1Use computers to model/solve practical problem using systems approach. c2 Use of mathematics and a tool for proofing and modeling c3.Develop proficiency in Matlab as a programming and visualization tool. 
d 
General and transferable skills: 
d1 Learn Critical thinking. d2 Acquire and use communications and research skills. d3 Use programming skills to visualize theoretical results. 
Tentative Contents and Schedule 


Topic 
Hours of topic 
Lecture ( hrs ) 
Tutorial / Practical ( hrs ) 
Mathematical preliminaries 
4 
2 
2 
ContinuousTime Signals 
8 
4 
4 
ContinuousTime Systems 
8 
4 
4 
The Laplace Transform 
8 
4 
4 
Frequency Analysis: The Fourier Series 
8 
4 
4 
Frequency Analysis: The Fourier Transform 
8 
4 
4 
Application to Control and Communications 
8 
4 
4 
Student Assessment Methods 

1 oral discussions to assess the ability of communication skills 2 practical exams to assess the ability of computer language skills 3 assignments to assess the ability of solving problems 4written exams to assess the ability understanding the course knowledge

Used Methods: 
a 

Weak 4 Weak 7 Weak 10 Weak 15 
Quiz 1 Midterm Quiz 2 Final exam

Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4 
Timing: 
b 
20 % 00 % 0 00 % 1 20 % 2 40 % 3 20 % 
MidTerm Examination Oral Examination Practical Examination Semester Work Finalterm Examination Other types of assessment 
Weighting of Assessment 
c 

100 % 
Total 


List of Books and References 

Instructor class notes posted on the course web site. 
Course Notes: 
a 
Luis Chaparro, Signals and Systems using MATLAB, Academic Press, 2010.

Essential Books: 
b 
· Simon Haykin & Barry Van Deen "Signals and Systems" 2^{nd} ed., Prentice Hall, 2003. · Mrinal Mandal, and Amir Asif, Continuous and Discrete Time Signals and Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Recommended Books: 
c 
· Class web site: http://ymk.kspace.org/courses.htm · Textbook web site: http://booksite.academicpress.com/chaparro/index.php 
Periodicals, Web Sites, … etc: 
d 
5. Lecture notes  Chapter 3  Part 1
6. Lecture notes  Chapter 3  Part 2
(Please download the partial solutions for all problems from the student section of the textbook web site above)
Chapter 0: Problems 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.11, 0.12, 0.15, 0.23  
Chapter 1: Problems: 1.4, 1.5, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14  
Chapter 2: Problems: 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12, 2.14  
Practice Problem Set #1  
Chapter 3: Problems 3.2, 3.3, 3.6, 3.7  
Practice Problem Set #2 New!  
Chapter 5: Problems 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.18, 5.20, 5.23 
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