- Code ENGN4537
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Work Integrated Learning Projects
This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Semester 1 2021.
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) has become over the years an important tool with applications in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering fields. DSP has penetrated many domains of applications, such as digital communications, medical imaging, audio & video systems, consumer electronics, robotics, remote sensing, finance, etc.
The Discrete-Time Signal Processing paradigm is a convenient setting to analyse the basic principles of DSP. At the end of this course, the students should be able to understand these basic principles, and apply fundamental algorithms and methods to analyse and design discrete-time systems for modern DSP applications. Though the course will focus on the study of theoretical concepts, methods and algorithms, the student will be confronted with application and implementation issues, through various examples and assignments requiring personal computer work including processing of real-world signals.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Analyse and evaluate the properties of LTI systems in terms of z-transforms.
- Understand the sampling theorem and perform sampling on continuous-time signals by applying advanced knowledge of sampling theory (i.e. aliasing, quantisation errors, pre-filtering).
- Apply the concepts of all-pass and minimum-phase systems to analyse LTI systems and address complex design problems.
- Evaluate design problems related to frequency selective processing and design FIR/IIR filters.
- Construct systems for spectral estimation of real signals by applying advanced knowledge of Fourier techniques.
- Judge implementation aspects of modern DSP algorithms.
- Apply the relevant theoretical knowledge to design and analyse a practical discrete-time signal system, such as a radar, image, speech, audio, bio-medical or wireless system.
Work Integrated Learning
You will undertake an individual project in this course to deal with application and implementation issues, through various examples and assignments requiring personal computer work including processing of real-world signals.
Professional Skills Mapping:
- Weekly Quizzes (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Mid-term Exam (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Matlab Project (25) [LO 2,4,5,6,7]
- Final Exam (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
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Approximately 10 hours per week. The contact hours include 1 x 2 hrs lecture and 1 x 1 hr lecture, plus up to 1 x 1.5 hrs tutorial per week.
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