The following calendar reflects topics covered in
class and discussions.

On
any day, the list of topics is **final **for all lectures **that have already
taken place**.

The contents of **future**
lectures and the dates of home assignments are **
tentative**

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Discussion 1: No meeting (Labor day)

Lecture 3 9/6 Unit impulse, unit step. Even and odd signals. Sect.1.4,1.5. Problem set 1

Lecture 5 9/13 Response of linear systems. Unit impulse response. Sect.2.3, 2.3. Problem set 2

Discussion 3: Systems and their properties. Memorylessness, Causality, Invertibility, Stability, Time Invariance & Linearity

Lecture 7 9/20 Convolution integral Sect.2.4.1-2.4.3. Problem set 3

Discussion 4: Impulse response. Examples of computing the convolution Integral.

Lecture 9 9/27 Resonsance (Sect.2.7-7). Forced and natural response (Sect. 2.5). Discrete-time signals. (Sect.3.1-3.3) Problem set 4

Discussion 5: Linear systems described by differential equations and computing their Impulse response. Computing the Zero-input and Zero-state response.

Lecture 10 10/4 Discrete-time systems (Sect.3.3-3.6)

Discussion 6: Linear systems described by difference equations and computing their impulse response. Zero-state and Zero-input response.

Lecture 12 10/11 Characteristic modes; unit impulse response (slides lect2-3)

Discussion 7: Convolution sum. Graphical computation continued. Similarities of Continuous time and Discrete time systems

Lecture 13 10/18 Block diagram representation of discrete-time systems. Impulse response. (Slides, Lect.2-3)

Discussion 8: Review of Midterm 1, Laplace transform: Properties, ROC

Lecture 15 10/25 Properties of the Laplace transform. (Sect.4.3, Slides Lect.5) Problem set 5

Week 10

Lecture 16 11/1 Analysis of LTIC systems using the Laplace transform (Sect.4.3)

Lecture 18 11/8 Frequency response. Bode plots (Sect. 4.8-4.9, slides lect.10)

Discussion 12: Z-transform, ROC, LTI system analysis using Z-transform

Thanksgiving break 11/21-24

Discussion 13: Inverse Z-transform, solution of Difference Equations using Z-transform

Lecture 21 11/27 Properties of z-transform. (Sect. 5.2)

Lecture 22 11/29 Use of z-transform for the analysis of discrete-time LTI systems and finite difference equations (Sect. 5.3, slides lect. 6 )

Lecture 24 12/6 Fourier series (Sect. 6.3). Fourier Transform (Sect. 7.1,7.2)

Discussion 15: Sample problems from Fourier transform and Fourier series

Lecture 25 12/11 Fourier Transform (Sect. 7.3,7.6)