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ELEC9302: Signals and Systems

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.

Code ELEC9302
Academic unit Electrical and Information Engineering
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
Basic knowledge of differentiation and integration, differential equations, and linear algebra

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. solve electronic circuit and telecommunication problems using principles of signals and systems
  • LO2. determine the system impulse response and explain system stability issues
  • LO3. formulate time and frequency domain descriptions for continuous time signals and linear time invariant (LTI) systems
  • LO4. determine system response to internal and external input
  • LO5. build a signal and system model using transform techniques, such as Laplace transform, and Fourier transform
  • LO6. understand basic signal and system concepts, including size of the signal, classifications amd system models
  • LO7. demonstrate proficiency in applying concepts, principles and techniques to analyse the electric network
  • LO8. identify information needs and target information searches effectively and efficiently using varied sources such as internet, library databases and electronic publications as part of specific engineering projects
  • LO9. demonstrate fluency in communicating concisely and accurately using varied formats such as written and oral, to deliver specific engineering project information
  • LO10. demonstrate the capacity to work in a team and promote creative team interaction to encourage contribution from all members to deliver specific engineering projects and assignments.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.