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Course Code : | 2210FTIESY |

Study domain: | Electronics |

Academic year: | 2020-2021 |

Semester: | 1st semester |

Contact hours: | 54 |

Credits: | 6 |

Study load (hours): | 168 |

Contract restrictions: | Exam contract not possible |

Language of instruction: | English |

Exam period: | exam in the 1st semester |

Lecturer(s) | Walter Daems Dennis Laurijssen |

At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:

an active knowledge of

specific prerequisites for this course

an active knowledge of

- English
- other languages
This course is taught in English.

- general knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet

specific prerequisites for this course

- Basic knowledge of Matlab (software)
- Basic matrix manipulations (sum, product, transpose, inverse, solving sets of simultaneous equations
- Basic vector and plot creation
- Writing simple matlab functions

- Advanced knowledge of calculus (orthogonal functions and signal transformations)
- Basic sequences and series (arithmetic, geometric, ...)
- General calculus (limit calculations, derivatives, proper and improper integrals, incl. the notion of convergence)
- Complex number theory
- Complex functions as vectors in a vector space, scalar product of complex functions
- The concept of a set of orthogonal functions, projection of functions onto such a set

- Signal transformations
- The Fourier transform (series, FT, DtFT, DFT)
- The Laplace transform
- The Z-transform

- Linear systems theory
- Convolution
- Impulse response
- Transfer function
- Linear systems analysis - Solving transient problems using the Laplace transform
- Linear systems analysis - Determining Bode plots of Frequency transfer functions

- ME1/ME2 - K1: The student understands the properties of linear time-invariant systems from the perspectives of signal processing and control theory and is able to explain the application of these properties.
- ME1/ME2 - K1: The student understands the analysis and synthesis techniques for signal processing and control theory and is able to apply these to simple cases.
- ME3 - K3: The student can design and implement filters and control systems given a specification list, taking into account (possibly) implicite boundary conditions such as stability, power consumption, cost.

**Part Digital Signal Processing:**

- (A) Signal processing systems: classification and implementation
- (A) Convolution and FFT-convolution
- (B) Design of digital filters (FIR/IIR)
- (A) Dictionary transforms and the short-time Fourier transform
- (A) Wavelets
- (B) Capita selecta

**Part Control Theory:**

- (B) Models of linear systems
- (B) Specifications
- (B) Feedback an its purpose
- (B) Analysis in the Laplace domain using root-locus techniques
- (B) Analysis in the frequency domain using Nyquist plots and phase and gain-margin
- (B) The influence of time delay in a control system
- (B) Controllers based on phase lead/lag and conventional controllers (P/I/PI/PD/PID)
- (B) State space descriptions and related control strategies
- (B) Mixed analog/digital control systems: analysis in the Z-domain

For an explanation of the (A) and (B) coding: see 6.2 Assessment criteria.

The course has an international dimension.

Class contact teachingLectures Practice sessions

Personal workExercises

Directed self-study

**5.3 Facilities for working students ***

Classroom activities

Directed self-study (possibly with response lecture)

Others

Personal work

Directed self-study

Classroom activities

- Lectures: recording available via video link on Blackboard

Directed self-study (possibly with response lecture)

- Blended learning with limited amount of classroom activities in the evening

Others

Working students can study the material of the lectures themselves (by watching screencasts / recorded lectures) and can make appointments for office hour sessions to ask questions in the evening, such that the time needed to be present is limited.

ExaminationWritten examination without oral presentation Oral with written preparation Closed book Multiple-choice Open-question

**Control theory - course notes:**

- Walter Daems: "Control theory, Text book" Ed. 2020, Digital Manifold Waves IPC (approx. 10EUR)
- A solution book is in preparation, it may become available later.

**DSP - course notes:**

- Walter Daems, "Digital Signal Processing - Signal Processing Systems, Text book", Ed. 2020, Digital Manifold Waves IPC (approx. 18EUR)
- Walter Daems, "Digital Signal Processing - Signal Processing Systems, Solutions to the exercises", Ed. 2020, Digital Manifold Waves IPC (approx. 4EUR)
- Walter Daems, "Digital Signal Processing - Signal Processing Systems, Formula collection", Ed. 2020, Digital Manifold Waves IPC (approx. 2EUR)

This material can be ordered on https://www.digmanwaves.net/Printing.html.

The contents has not changed significantly w.r.t. Ed. 2019.

**Additionally:**

- Presentations and documents on Blackboard
- Own laptop with working Matlab/Octave software

Dorf and Bishop, Modern Control Systems, 12th edition, Prentice Hall / Pearson Education, 2011 (or any more recent edition)

You can ask for assistance during the contact hours, or by making an appointment via mail to walter.daems@uantwerpen.be.