EE341 Course Information

EE341: Discrete-Time Linear Systems

Course Information, Spring 2014


Course description:
Discrete time signals and systems, impulse response, convolution. Z-transforms, discrete-time Fourier analysis. There are computer lab exercises in MATLAB.
Prerequisites: MATH 307 and EE 235

Professor: Mari Ostendorf (
Office: New EE Bldg, Rm 215D (inside 215, door by 205)

Teaching Assistants: Karthik Mohan
Arash Tarkhan
Chris Engelbrecht
Grader: Bowen Xue

Course Hours:
Lecture: M,T,W,F 9:30-10:20 MGH 241
W 1:30-2:20 TarkhanEEB M406
T 2:30-3:20 Mohan Sieg 128
AA: W 2:30-3:20 Engelbrecht Sieg 232
AB: Th 11:30-12:20 TarkhanSieg 232
AC: F 10:30-11:20 TarkhanSieg 232
AD: W 3:30-4:20 MohanSieg 232

Office Hours: (tentative)
Person Office Lab (Sieg 232)
Ostendorf: T 4:30-5:30 (EEB M306), W 5-6pm (EEB M406)
Mohan: F 3:30-4:30 (EEB 258) W 4:30-5:20
Tarkhan: Th 1:30-2:30 (Sieg 126A) Th 12:30-1:20, F 2:30-3:20
Engelbrecht: F 1:30-2:30

Course materials:
Required Text:
Signals & Systems, by A. Oppenheim, A. Willsky and S. H. Nawab, Prentice Hall, 1997 (2nd edition)

Course objectives:
This course introduces undergraduate students to discrete-time signals and systems, which is the starting point for work on digital signal processing. Students who complete this course should gain:

Grading Policy
Class Assignments: 10%
Homework: 15%
Labs: 15%
Midterm: 25% (5 May 14, in class)
Final: 35% (11 June 14, 8:30-10:20)

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