# ELEC 2011 Signals and Systems

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300057

Coordinator Upul Gunawardana Opens in new window

Description This subject aims to develop students' understanding of continuous-time and discrete-time concepts and methods. It covers various signals and their analysis, as encountered in the fields of electrical, computer and telecommunication engineering.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Discipline Communications Technologies

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Pre-requisite(s) MATH 1019 AND
ELEC 1003

Equivalent Subjects ELEC 2012 - Signals and Systems (WSTC AssocD)

## Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

1. Explain common signal types and properties in electrical engineering
2. Explain continuous-time, discrete-time, linear and non-linear systems
3. Describe concepts of power, energy, power spectral density, energy spectral density of signals.
4. Determine impulse response, frequency response and stability of a system
5. Apply the principle of convolution to solve problems in linear systems
6. Perform Fourier analysis and Laplace analysis
7. Apply Z-transforms to discrete-time systems
8. Utilise MATLAB for solving signals and systems related problems

## Subject Content

Classification of signals
Time Domain Representations of Linear-Time Invariant Systems
The Fourier series
The Fourier Transform and Its Applications
The Laplace Transform
Discrete-Time Signals and Systems and Z-Transforms

## Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz 40 mins x 3 30 N Individual
Practical 3 hours x 6 20 N Individual
Final Exam 2 hours closed book 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

## Sydney City Campus - Term 3 (2023)

### Sydney City

#### On-site

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## Autumn (2024)

### Penrith (Kingswood)

#### On-site

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### Parramatta City - Macquarie St

#### On-site

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## Sydney City Campus - Term 2 (2024)

### Sydney City

#### On-site

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