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6-Digital Signal Processing

Course Code :1514FTIDSP
Study domain:Electronics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student must have been enrolled for 4-Mathematics (1014FTIWIS) or S2-Mathematics (5002FTIWIS) and for 5-System Theory (1512FTISYT) or S2-System Theory (5031FTISEA)
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Walter Daems
Maggy Goossens

3. Course contents *


  • Introduction to continuous-time and discrete-time signals
  • The Fourier transform family (FS, FT, DtFT, DFT)
  • The DFT/FFT in practice
  • Sampling, Quantization and Reconstruction
  • The Laplace transform in relation to the Fourier transform (short recap)
  • The Z-transform


The nature and goals of the project will be explained in the first exercise session.