ECE 201: Introduction to Signal Analysis - Spring 2015

Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering


Dr. Bernd-Peter Paris

Place and Time

Monday and Wednesday 3:00-4:15pm
Room 131, Planetary Hall

Class Material


  • Notes on block diagrams from class on 4/20.
  • Notes on Mini Project 1 from class on 2/25. Accompanying MATLAB files:
  • Midterm Exam is on March 3 at 3pm. The exam is closed-book, closed notes. You may bring:
    • a single, one-sided, letter-sized sheet of notes,
    • a simple calculator; the calculator must not be able to plot or do complex arithmetic,
    • the "cheat-shirt" may be worn to the exam.
  • Practice Problems: Here is a list of problems that you can work in preparation for the exam. All problems are found in the "Homework" section of the DSP First CD. The "Homework" section is reached via the right-most button in the CD's "Table of Contents" page. There is one "Homework" section for each chapter. All problems come with solutions so that you can check your work. These problems cover all essential topics that we covered in class.
    • Chapter 2: Problems 8, 19, 30, 48, 54, 68
    • Appendix A: Problems 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 21, 26
    • Chapter 3: Problems 3, 9, 12, 16, 18
    Additionally, you should review homework assignments and quizzes and look at the Old Exam Problems.
  • First Mini Project is posted.
  • MATLAB examples and related files from first class:
  • Official Course Cheat-Shirt

    The T-shirts below are available from Cafepress - they may be worn during the exams.

    The official ECE 201 Cheat Shirt The upside-down ECE 201 Cheat Shirt
Cell Tower with Antennas