Signals and Systems

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Signals and Systems

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Electrical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    This course provides students with the basic tools required for understanding linear systems and the effect that such systems have on deterministic signals. Upon completion, students will be able to characterise and manipulate linear time-invariant systems in terms of input-output relationships, using both time and frequency domain methods. The course includes concepts related to signal representation, linear convolution, Fourier analysis, and sampling of continuous-time signals.

    30 lectures and 6 tutorials

    DP requirements: Satisfactory completion of coursework.
    Assessment: Assignments (10%), Class Test (30%), June examination (60%)

    Course Entry Requirements: MAM1018F/S.
    Co-requisites: MAM2083F/S.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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