Characterization and analysis of continuous-time signals and linear systems. Time domain analysis using convolution. Frequency domain analysis using the Fourier series and the Fourier transform. The Laplace transform, transfer functions and block diagrams. Continuous-time filters. Examples of applications to communications and control systems.

Teaching Staff

Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang

JBE 239

Office Hours: M/W 10:40-11:45am




 Teaching Assistants

Mohsen Kiskani -
Jose Armando Oviedo -

Imran Hossain-


Navneet Kaur



Kevin Johnson-


Class Location and time

M W F 1:20 - 2:25pm, Kresge 321

Midterm: Monday, 8 May 2017 (closed book, no calculators, no notes)

Final Exam: T 13 June 2017 12:00 - 3:00 PM (closed book, no calculators, no notes. The equation summaries posted on this web page will be provided with each exam)



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TA Lecture Section: 

There will be a TA lecture section to prepare the students for Monday quizes.

Time and Location:    Mondays from 12 pm - 1:05 pm   Room: E2-194

Instructor:      Mohsen Kiskani

Text Book

bookL. Phillips, J. Parr and E. Riskin “Signals, Systems and Transforms” (Fifth Edition) Prentice Hall, 2014, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-350647-1, ISBN-10: 0-13-350-647-9 




Syllabus (tentative)


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  • Week 1: Introduction, Signals and Systems, Signal types and characteristics
  • Week 2: Impulse response and convolution 
  • Week 3: The Fourier Series: definition, properties, applications 
  • Week 4: The Fourier Transform: definition, properties 
  • Week 5: The Fourier Transform: applications 
  • Week 6: The frequency response of linear time-invariant systems 
  • Week 7: The Laplace Transform 
  • Week 8: Transfer functions and stability 
  • Week 9: Sampling and its applications 
  • Week 10: Analog Filters (optional) 



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