Topics and Notes Summary
May 1 F

Last day of class. Course summary and exam review. REMINDER: the course final exam will be held in the regular classroom on THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2015, 6:00PM7:50PM. 
Apr. 30 Th

(no lab this week) 
Apr. 29 W

Fast FIR computation via the FFT; Effects of Window functions. Talk about example final exam (for practice). Lab 11 reports due.
Assigned: D2L Quiz 3 on DFT. You have two attempts at the quiz (highest attempt score is saved). All quiz attempts must be completed by noon on Monday, May 4, 2015.

Apr. 27 M

DSP hardware characteristics (cont.) 
Apr. 24 F

FFT (cont.); Use of the FFT for fast FIR filters; DSP hardware characteristics;

Apr. 23 Th

The memo report for Lab #9 is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #11 (Using a Fast Fourier Transform Algorithm).
Files: block_fft.m clean_speech.wav noisy_speech.wav
This is the last lab for the course (no lab on 4/30/15). The lab report for lab 11 will be due in class on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

Apr. 22 W

DFT and principles of fast computation: Fast Fourier Transforms (FFTs)

Apr. 20 M

Discrete Fourier Transform (cont.) 
Apr. 17 F

Exams returned and discussed. Frequency calculations (cont.) Start overview of FFT algorithms.

Apr. 16 Th

The memo report for Lab #8, second half, is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on Lab #9 (Sampling and Zooming of Images).

Apr. 15 W

EXAM #2 in class
Coverage will be through chapter 8 and into the start of chapter 9 (up through the IIR material and the frequency response intro). Exam will be closed book, with one sheet of handwritten notes and a calculator allowed.

Apr. 13 M

Exam review
Spectrum analysis and the DFT (cont.)
(D2L quiz 2 attempts are due by 5PM)

Apr. 10 F

No class this day  Instructor out of town

Apr. 9 Th

Lab: NO LAB THIS WEEK. You may use the time for studying / exam preparation. The report from Lab #8 part 2 is due at the start of lab NEXT week.

Apr. 8 W

No class this day  Instructor out of town

Apr. 6 M

Start Chapter 9 material: Spectrum Analysis
Assigned: Read Chapter 9
Assigned: D2L Quiz 2 on difference equations, ztransforms, block diagrams representing LTI systems. You have two attempts at the quiz (highest attempt score is saved). All quiz attempts must be completed by 5PM on Monday, April 13, 2015.

Apr. 3 F

No class this day  University Day holiday (no classes, offices open)

Apr. 2 Th

The memo report for Lab #8, first half, is due at the start of the lab session.
Lab: Work on the second half of Lab #8 (Filtering and Edge Detection of Images). We will be doing parts 3.43.9 of Lab #8 this week. The second half report will be due at the next lab session.

Apr. 1 W

IIR review and inclass problem session
Notice: Exam #2 will be held during class time on Wednesday, April 15. Coverage will be through chapter 8 and into the start of chapter 9 (up through the IIR material and the frequency response intro). Exam will be closed book, with one sheet of handwritten notes and a calculator allowed. An example selftest exam was distributed in class next week.

Mar. 30 M

Secondorder IIR functions (cont.). Working with system descriptions as equations, block diagrams, and ztransforms.

Mar. 27 F

Secondorder IIR function characteristics

Mar. 26 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  3.3 this week.
Then we will do the remaining parts (3.43.9) of Lab #8 next week.
The Lab #8 13.3 reports will be due at lab time on Thursday, April 2.

Mar. 25 W

IIR and inverse ztransforms; partial fraction expansions
Assigned: Practice problems: 8.6, 8.8, 8.12, 8.16. A D2L quiz related to this material will be posted soon.

Mar. 23 M

IIR system functions and interpretation (cont.)

Mar. 20 F

IIR system functions and interpretation

Mar. 19 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 due at lab time on Thursday, March 26.

Mar. 18 W

IIR difference equations (cont.) 
Mar. 16 M

Summary of FIR, then start IIR difference equations and directform structures

Mar. 913 MF

No classes: MSU spring break week 
Mar. 6 F

Finish chapter 7, begin chapter 8 (IIR systems)
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 8 material. 
Mar. 5 Th

Lab: Memo report from Lab #5 is due at the start of the lab session. Work on Lab #6 (Filtering Sampled Waveforms). The memo report will be due at the start of lab on 3/19/15 (after spring break).
Link to lab6dat.mat .

Mar. 4 W

ztransforms: using Matlab zview.m script to observe zdomain characteristics. Relationship between ztransform and the frequency response.
Discuss lab operations: measuring phase and magnitude.
Assigned: Practice problems 7.4, 7.7, 7.9, 7.15

Mar. 2 M

Review exam results and findings.
ztransforms (cont.): FIR system roots and concept of zeros and poles

Feb. 27 F

EXAM #1 in class

Feb. 26 Th

Lab: NO LAB THIS WEEK. You may use the time for studying / exam preparation. The report from Lab #5 is due at the start of lab NEXT week. 
Feb. 25 W

ztransforms: visualizing system behavior from polezero positions. Review any questions for exam on Friday.

Feb. 23 M

ztransforms: definition and basic properties for finitelength sequences.
Reminder: Exam #1 will be held during class time this week on Friday, February 27. Coverage will be through chapter 6 (up to the ztransform material). Exam will be closed book, with one sheet of handwritten notes and a calculator allowed. An example selftest exam was distributed in class today. 
Feb. 20 F

Wrapup FIR systems and begin ztransform discussion
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 7 material. 
Feb. 19 Th

Lab: Work on Lab #5 (FIR Filtering of Sinusoidal Waveforms). The lab memo report is due at the start of lab in two weeks (3/5/15). There will be NO LAB held during the week of 2/232/27.

Feb. 18 W

FIR filter structures, frequency response, and examples (cont.)
NOTE that the first midterm exam is tentatively scheduled for the class period on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Feb. 16 M

No class this day: MSU Presidents Day Holiday (no classes, offices open) 
Feb. 13 F

FIR filters and frequency response
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 6 material. 
Feb. 12 Th

Lab: Work on Lab #4 (AM and FM 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 and submit Lab B (sections 4 and 5) for extra credit if you wish, but only Lab A is required. The lab memo report is due at the start of lab next week (2/19/15). 
Feb. 11 W

FIR filters and implementation (cont.)
Assigned: practice problems from the text 4.9; 5.5, 5.6, 5.11

Feb. 9 M

Finish discretetime introduction; start Chapter 5 (FIR Filters) 
Feb. 6 F

Sampling (cont.); Music signals and conventions [Introduction to Musical Acoustics handout pdf]
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 5 material. 
Feb. 5 Th

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 (2/12/2015). 
Feb. 4 W

Finish frequency spectrum; start sampling theory (continuous to discrete time)

Feb. 2 M

Review quiz results and concepts. 
Jan. 30 F

No class meeting: students work on D2L quiz. Quiz will be open 9AMnoon. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE QUIZ BEFORE NOON. You are allowed two attempts on the quiz: the final score is the higher score of the two attempts.
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 4 material. 
Jan. 29 Th

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 (2/5/2015). 
Jan. 28 W

No class meeting: all EELE 477 students are invited to attend session(s) at Cheever Hall, First Year Studio. Soundscape session is at 10AM. 
Jan. 26 M

Frequency spectrum (cont.) Assigned: practice problems from the text 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.17; 3.3 
Jan. 23 F

Complex exponentials (cont.); begin frequency spectrum
Assigned: Read and understand the Chapter 3 material. 
Jan. 22 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 (1/29/2015). 
Jan. 21 W

Complex exponentials, phasors, and periodic signals (cont.) 
Jan. 19 M

MSU holiday: Martin Luther King Day (no class) 
Jan. 16 F

Complex exponentials, phasors, and periodic signals

Jan. 15 Th

(no lab this week)

Jan. 14 W 
First class meeting at 10:00AM in Roberts Hall 208. 