EELE477: Digital Signal Processing
Topics and Notes Summary (4/21/2012; updated frequently):
Apr. 27 F  Last class meeting. Final topics and exam prep. FINAL EXAM: Monday, April 30, 2012, 8:00AM  9:50AM in the regular classroom. Closed book, but three handwritten pages of notes allowed. Also bring a pencil and a calculator. 
Apr. 26 Th  No lab this week. Please attend the Engineering Design Fair in SUB Ballroom A, noon5:30PM! 
Apr. 25 W  Course wrapup. Suggested problems and final exam review. 
Apr. 23 M  DSP hardware/microprocessor discussion (cont.). The use of the FFT with "window" functions and for implementing linear systems via overlapadd algorithms. 
Apr. 19 Th 
The memo report for Lab #10 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #11 (FFT applications). This is the last lab for EELE 477!!
Here are the files: block_fft.m noisy_speech.wav Please simply turn in the check off sheet at the end of the lab period: no memo report for this lab.

Apr. 18 W  Frequency response calculations (cont.). Start overview of FFT algorithms. [lecture_notes_fft.pdf] 
Apr. 16 M  Exams returned. The class generally did quite wellgood work! Frequency response and the DFT (cont.) 
Apr.13 F  EXAM #2 in class 
Apr. 12 Th 
The memo report for Lab #9 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #10 (frequency domain)
The Lab #10 memo reports will be do at lab time on Thursday, April 19.

Apr. 11 W  Start frequency response material [lecture notes 9.pdf] 
Apr. 9 M  Exam review and discussion. Suggested additional problems: 8.6, 8.8, 8.12, 8.16. Reminder: Exam #1 will be held during class time on Friday, April 13. Coverage will be up through chapter 8. Exam will be closed book, with one sheet of handwritten notes and a calculator allowed. An example selftest exam will be distributed in class today. 
Apr.6 F  No class this day  University Day holiday (no MSU classes; offices open) 
Apr. 5 Th 
The memo report for Lab #8 part 2 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #9 (Sampling and Zooming of Images)
The Lab #9 memo reports will be do at lab time on Thursday, April 12.

Apr. 4 W  Secondorder IIR function characteristics. Reminder: Exam #2 in class on Friday, April 13. 
Apr. 2 M  Inverse transforms via partial fractions and table lookup 
Mar. 30 F  IIR and inverse ztransform concepts. NOTE: the date for Midterm Exam #2 is tentatively set for Friday, April 13, during class time. 
Mar. 29 Th 
The memo report for Lab #8 part 1 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on the second half of Lab #8 (Filtering and Edge Detection of Images) (sections 3.43.9).
The Lab #8 3,43.9 memo reports will be do at lab time on Thursday, April 5.

Mar. 28 W  NO CLASS this day  instructor has a meeting conflict. 
Mar. 26 M  IIR system functions and interpretation [lecture_notes_8b.pdf] 
Mar. 23 F  IIR difference equations (cont.) 
Mar. 22 Th 
The memo report for Lab #7 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #8 (Filtering and Edge Detection of Images). We will be doing parts 1 through 3.3 this week. We will do the remaining parts (3.43.9) of Lab #8 next week.
The Lab #8 13.3 memo reports will be do at lab time on Thursday, March 29.

Mar. 21 W  IIR difference equations (cont.) Due: HW #3 due at the start of class. 
Mar. 19 M  IIR difference equations, directform filter structure, and computation examples. [lecture_notes_8a.pdf] 
Mar. 1216 MF  MSU spring break  no class and no lab this week. 
Mar. 9 F  Finish chapter 7, begin chapter 8 (IIR). Here is the zview.m script used to show the 3D ztransform magnitude plots in class. 
Mar. 8 Th 
The memo report for Lab #6 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #7 (Everyday Sinusoidal Signals). We will be doing parts 7.17.4 only (Laboratory A).
You may do Laboratory B (parts 7.5 and 7.6) for extra credit if you wish. The Lab #7 reports will be do at lab time on Thursday, March 22. (no lab next week because of spring break!)

Mar. 7 W  Relationship between ztransform and frequency response Assigned: HW #3, due at the start of class on Wednesday, March 21. From the textbook: 7.4; 7.7; 7.9; 7.15

Mar. 5 M  Go over exam solution and results. Continue ztransform considerations. 
Mar. 2 F

EXAM #1 in class 
Mar. 1 Th

Lab: The memo report for Lab #5 is due at the start of the lab session.
Work on Lab #6 (Filtering Sampled Waveforms).
The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period on 3/8/2012. 
Feb. 29 W

Visualizing system behavior from polezero diagrams. Review for exam. [lecture_notes_7b.pdf] 
Feb. 27 M

ztransforms (cont.) Basic properties; inverse transforms; start poles and zeros Reminder: Exam #1 will be held during class time on Friday, March 2. Coverage will be up to the ztransform material. Exam will be closed book, with one sheet of handwritten notes and a calculator allowed. An example selftest exam will be distributed in class today. 
Feb. 24 F

ztransforms (cont.) Due: Homework #2 is due at the start of class (NOTE HW can be turned in on Monday, too) 
Feb. 23 Th

No EELE 477 lab this week 
Feb. 22 W

No EELE 477 class this day (instructor out of town) 
Feb. 20 M

MSU Holiday: Presidents' Day (no class) 
Feb. 17 F

ztransforms [lecture_notes_7a.pdf] Assigned: Read Chapter 7 in the textbook. 
Feb. 16 Th

Lab: The memo report for Lab #4 is due at the start of the lab session.
Work on Lab #5 (FIR Filtering of Sinusoidal Waveforms ).
The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period in two weeks (3/1/2012). There will be NO LAB held during the week of 2/20  2/24. 
Feb. 15 W

Wrap up frequency response of FIR systems; start ztransform discussion

Feb. 13 M

Frequency response of FIR systems (cont.)
Assigned: HW #2, due at the start of class on Friday, February 24. From the textbook: 4.9; 5.5; 5.6; 5.11; 6.5; 6.15
REMINDER: Exam #1 will be held in class on Friday, March 2. The exam will cover up through the lecture on 2/24/12. Exam is closed book, but you may bring one sheet of handwritten notes. You also need to bring a pencil and a hand calculator. 
Feb. 10 F

Frequency response of FIR systems [lecture_notes_6.pdf] Assigned: Finish reading Chapter 6 in the textbook. 
Feb. 9 Th

Lab: The memo report for Lab #3 is due at the start of the lab session.
Work on Lab #4 (AM and FM Sinusoidal Signals). NOTE that we will be doing only sections 13 (Lab A) of this lab. Please do section 3.3 (even though it is labeled "optional"). You may work on Lab B (sections 4 and 5) for extra credit if you wish.
The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period next week (2/16/2012). 
Feb. 8 W

FIR filter structures and examples.
Note: the first midterm exam is tentatively scheduled for Friday, March 2, 2012. 
Feb. 6 M

FIR filters and implementation

Feb. 3 F

FIR filters (cont.)

Feb. 2 Th

Due: the memo report from Lab #2 is due at the start of this week's lab period.
Lab: Work on Lab #3 from the textbook. Please print out a copy of the lab experiment (.pdf file on the CD or hyperlink above) prior to the lab session and bring it with you. The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period next week (2/9/2012). 
Feb. 1 W

Complete Chapter 4 (reconstruction) and start Chapter 5 (FIR filters) Due: Homework #1 is due at the start of class. 
Jan. 30 M

Sampling (cont.); Music signals and conventions (cont.)

Jan. 27 F

Sampling (cont.); Music signals and conventions [Introduction to Musical Acoustics handout pdf]

Jan. 26 Th

Due: the memo report from Lab #1 is due at the start of this week's lab period.
Lab: Work on Lab #2 from the textbook. Please print out a copy of the lab experiment (.pdf file on the CD or hyperlink above) prior to the lab session and bring it with you. The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period next week (2/2/2012). 
Jan. 25 W

Finish frequency spectrum; start sampling theory (continuous to discrete time)
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 4 material. 
Jan. 23 M

Frequency spectrum (cont.)
Assigned: HW #1, due at the start of class on Wednesday, February 1. From the textbook: 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.17; 3.3

Jan. 20 F

Complex exponentials (cont.); begin frequency spectrum
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 3 material. 
Jan. 19 Th

Lab: Work on Lab #1 from the textbook. Please print out a copy of the lab experiment (.pdf file on the CD or hyperlink above) prior to the lab session and bring it with you. The lab memo report is due at the start of the lab period next week (1/26/2012). 
Jan. 18 W

Complex exponentials, phasors, and periodic signals (cont.) 
Jan. 16 M

MSU holiday: Martin Luther King Day (no class) 
Jan. 13 F

Complex exponentials, phasors, and periodic signals

Jan. 12 Th

(no lab this week)

Jan. 11 W 
First class meeting at 10:00AM in Roberts Hall 208. 