ECE 207: Signals and Systems, Fall 2012

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Waterloo

                                               


News

*  Dec. 2, 2012: If you are taking a supplementary exam for previous terms, please go to RCH 302 for the exam.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Final exam Thursday Dec. 6, 9:00am-11:30am. If you attend morning lectures, last name starting A-L: RCH 301, starting M-Z: RCH 302; If you are attending afternoon lectures, last name starting A-L: RCH 305, starting M-Z: RCH 309.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Final exam: closed book, closed notes, formula sheet available at the back of exam (see sample final for example). One non-programmable calculator allowed in the exam, but you may not find it useful.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Final exam coverage: comprehensive with focuses on Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6. No big question is dedicated to content in Chapters 1 and 2, but there may be sub-questions based on things learned in Chapters 1 and 2.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: TAs’ office hours during the Week of Dec. 3 – Hojat (E5-5020): Wednesday (Dec. 5) 2pm-6pm; Nima (E5-5020): Wednesday (Dec. 5) 2pm-6pm.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Prof. Wang’s office hours during the Week of Dec. 3 – Monday (Dec. 3) 5pm-6:30pm; Wednesday (Dec. 5) 9:30am-11:20am.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Final review notes are online. See “Course Materials”.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Solutions to Sample Final are online. See “Course Materials”.

*  Nov. 28, 2012: Thursday Nov. 29 lecture will be dedicated to Final review. Please attend.

Nov. 27, 2012: Tutorial notes by Hojat Yeganeh are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 27, 2012: Solutions to Homework 6 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 19, 2012: Homework 6 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 19, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 6 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 19, 2012: Solutions to Homework 5 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 11, 2012: Sample Final Exam is online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 11, 2012: Homework 5 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 11, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 5 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 11, 2012: Solutions to Homework 4 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 5, 2012: Homework 4 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 1, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 4 are available. See “Course Materials”.

Nov. 1, 2012: Solutions to Homework 3 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 30, 2012: Homework 3 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 30, 2012: Midterm solutions are online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 18, 2012: Midterm review notes are online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 18, 2012: Added office hours by TAs – Hojat (E5-5020): Friday Oct. 19, 4:00-6:00pm, Monday Oct. 22, 11:30am-12:30pm; Nima (E5-5020): Monday Oct. 22, 10:00am-12:00pm.

Oct. 18, 2012: Added office hours by Prof. Wang: Friday Oct. 19, 1:30-3:30pm, E5-5113.

Oct. 17, 2012: Thursday Oct. 18 lecture will be dedicated to Midterm review. Please attend.

Oct. 17, 2012: Midterm exam locations: If you attend morning lectures, last name starting A-L: RCH 103, starting M-Z: RCH 105; If you are attending afternoon lectures, last name starting A-L: RCH 112, starting M-Z: RCH 302.

Oct. 17, 2012: Midterm exam: one non-programmable calculator allowed in the exam, but may not be useful at all.

Oct. 17, 2012: Midterm exam: closed book, closed notes, formula sheet available at the back of exam (see sample midterm for example).

Oct. 17, 2012: Note that Final Exam is scheduled at Thursday Dec. 6, 9:00-11:30am, RCH 301/302/305/309.

Oct. 17, 2012: Solutions to Sample Midterm are online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 16, 2012: Midterm exam coverage: Chapter 1 and Chapter 2.

Oct. 16, 2012: Solutions to Homework 2 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 8, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 2 are available. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 8, 2012: Sample Midterm is online. See “Course Materials”.

Oct. 7, 2012: We will use the extra lecture hour on Oct. 11.

Oct. 7, 2012: Homework 2 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Sept. 26, 2012: Solutions to Homework 1 are online. See “Course Materials”.

Sept. 26, 2012: Two lectures on Tuesday Oct. 2 and Wednesday Oct. 3 are cancelled.

Sept. 26, 2012: We will use the extra lecture hour on Sept. 27.

Sept. 24, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 2 are available. See “Course Materials”.

Sept. 20, 2012: TAs have scheduled their office hours: Hojat W3-4pm, F2-4pm; Nima T4:30-5:30pm, W1-2pm.

Sept. 17, 2012: Homework 1 is online. See “Course Materials”.

Sept. 12, 2012: Lecture notes of Chapter 1 are available. See “Course Materials”.

Sept. 4, 2012: Note that Midterm is scheduled at Monday Oct. 22, 13:30-14:50pm, RCH 103/105/112/302.

Sept. 2, 2012: Course web site created; Course syllabus is online.

 


Instructor

Prof. Zhou Wang

Office: E5-5113

Office hours: T 5:00pm-6:30pm (or by appointment)

Phone: (519)888-4567, ext. 35301

Web: http://www.ece.uwaterloo.ca/~z70wang/

Email: z.wang@ece.uwaterloo.ca

 

Teaching Assistants

Mr. Hojatollah Yeganeh

Office: E5-5020, ext. 31451

Office hours: W 3:00-4:00pm, F 2:00-4:00pm (or by appointment)

Email: hyeganeh@uwaterloo.ca

 

Mr. Nima Nikvand

Office: E5-5020, ext. 31451

Office hours: T 4:30-5:30pm, W 1:00-2:00pm (or by appointment)

Email: nnikvand@uwaterloo.ca

 


Class Schedule

Lectures: 01:30-02:20TWTh

 

  Section 001:

TWTh 1:30-2:20pm, RCH 103

No lectures during the weeks of Oct 22-26

            Extra lectures: Sep 13, Sep 27, Oct 11, Nov 8, Nov 22, 12:30-01:20Th, RCH 103

  Section 002:

TWTh 10:30-11:20am, RCH 103

No lectures during the weeks of Oct 22-26

            Extra lectures: Sep 13, Sep 27, Oct 11, Nov 8, Nov 22, 11:30-12:20Th, RCH 103

 

Tutorials:

  Section 001:

W 3:30-4:20pm, RCH 103

No tutorials during the weeks of Sept 10-14 and Oct 22-26

  Section 002:

W 8:30-9:20am, RCH 103

No tutorials during the weeks of Sept 10-14 and Oct 22-26

 

Midterm:

  Oct. 22, 13:30-14:50pm, RCH 103/105/112/302

 

Final Examination:

  Dec. 6, 9:00-11:30am, RCH 301/302/305/309

 


Course Materials

Text Notes (by Prof. Andrew Heunis):

  Chapter 1 – Introduction to Signals and Systems

  Chapter 2 – Time Domain Analysis of Continuous Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 3 – Frequency Domain Analysis of Continuous Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 4 – Time and Frequency Domain Analysis of Discrete Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 5 – Periodic Inputs and Fourier Series

  Chapter 6 – Non-Periodic Inputs and Fourier Transforms

 

Lecture Notes (by Prof. Zhou Wang):

  Chapter 1 – Introduction to Signals and Systems

  Chapter 2 – Time Domain Analysis of Continuous Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 3 – Frequency Domain Analysis of Continuous Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 4 – Time and Frequency Domain Analysis of Discrete Time Linear Systems

  Chapter 5 – Periodic Inputs and Fourier Series

  Chapter 6 – Non-Periodic Inputs and Fourier Transforms

 

Recommended (but not required) references:

  “Linear Systems and Signals,” 2nd edition, by B.P. Lathi

  “Signals and Systems,” 2nd edition, by A.V. Oppenheim and A.S. Willsky

 

Tutorials:

  Tutorial Notes by Hojatollah Yeganeh

 

Homework Assignments:

  Homework 1     Solutions

  Homework 2     Solutions

  Homework 3     Solutions

  Homework 4     Solutions

  Homework 5     Solutions

  Homework 6     Solutions

 

Exams:

  Sample Midterm Solutions

  Midterm Review Notes

  Midterm and Solutions

  Sample Final Exam Solutions

  Final Review Notes