**August 30:**

**September 1 and 3:**

- Bode Plots (PDF file)
- Demonstration of first-, second-, and third-order filters

**September 6:**
Insights for filter design (PDF)

**Guest lecture:**
Please attend the following lecture on Monday, September 13, at 3 PM.

Dr. Andrew Jones, "A concept for motion-compensated radiotherapy,"
in room Dana 113.

**September 10:**
Classes of signals

**September 15 and 17:**

**September 22:**
Solution to Exam 1

**September 24:**
Class notes on Chapter 2

**September 29:**
Steps in Computing Continuous-Time Convolution

**October 4:**Applications of convolution

- Head-related transfer function (HRTF)

Original work at MIT

Project at Rice - Channel impulse response in digital communications

**October 11:**
MATLAB/Simulink program
fsgen.mdl
to experiment with Fourier series.
To run the program:

- Download the file fsgen.mdl
- Start Matlab
- Type
`fsgen`at the Matlab prompt - Under the
`Simulation`menu, choose`Start` - Open the "slider gains" by double-clicking on them
- Click the binocular icon on the plots to rescale the axes, if necessary
- Try to build a square wave and a triangle wave

**October 13, 15, and 18:**

- Fourier series notes and notes from another textbook
- Examples of signal approximation
- Time and frequency domain notes
- Matlab program for truncated, trigonometric Fourier series: fstrun.m

**October 20:**
Exam 2 and
solution

**October 22:**
Matlab program
`sqrfilt.m`
to find the response of a low-pass RC circuit with frequency response
H(w) = 1 / (1 + j (w/w_{c})) to a square wave using compact
trigonometric Fourier series.

**October 29:**
Matlab program for truncated, exponential Fourier series of
triangle wave:
fstrun_exp.m

**November 3 and 5:**
Fourier transform notes,
pages 1-4 and
pages 5-6

**November 8, 10, 12, and 15:**
Fourier transform applications

- Time-shift and scaling properties
- Linear, time-invariant systems
- Amplitude modulation (AM)
- Some exercises

**November 17:**

**November 19:**
Solution to Exam 3
and link to histogram of scores

**November 29:**

- DVD audio FAQ
- Check out
*SampleMania*at the Johns Hopkins demo page:`http://www.jhu.edu/~signals/`

**December 1:** Notes on Laplace transform:

**December 3:**

- See Homework 17.
- See the newly-posted ABET outcomes for this course. Use it as a study guide for the final exam!
- Lab project presentation schedule for Monday, Dec. 6
- MATLAB commands for partial fraction expansion
- Matlab program to illustrate a pole: pole.m
- For Laplace transform applied to LTI systems:

Check out*Exploring the s-Plane*at the Johns Hopkins demo page,`http://www.jhu.edu/~signals/` - Laplace transform applied to linear systems
- Laplace transform, frequency response, and filter design