Linear Systems Analysis

Textbook: Oppenheim and Willsky, Signals and Systems, 2nd Ed., Prentice Hall, 1996.

Anchoring concept: Frequency Response of LTI systems and Sampling (Chapters 6 and 7)

  • Sinusoids and complex exponentials as eigen functions of LTI systems (notes)
  • Frequency response of LTI systems: Magnitude and phase responses (6.1 and 6.2)
  • Linear phase systems, group delays, and Bode plots (6.2)
  • Ideal lowpass, bandpass, and highpass filters (6.3)
  • First-order and second-order systems (6.5 and 6.6)
  • Shannon-Nyquist sampling theorem (7.1)
  • Aliasing effect and antialiasing filters (7.3)
  • Discrete-time processing of continuous-time signals (7.4)

Electronics Principles

Textbook: Fundamentals of Microelectronics, Behzad Razavi, John Wiley and Sons, 2nd Ed.

Anchoring concept: OPAMP Networks

  • Ideal OPAMP as a black box (Section 8.1)
  • OPAMP based networks: inverting and noninverting amplifiers, integrator, differentiator, voltage adder (Sections 8.2)
  • Implementing nonlinear functions using OPAMPS: precision rectifier and square root amplifier (Sections 8.3)


Textbook: Electromagnetics, Branislav M. Notaros, Pearson Prentice Hall

Anchoring concept: Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Field

  • Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction (Sections 6.1–6.3)
  • Computation of Transformer Induction (Sections 6.5)
  • Electromagnetic Induction due to Motion (Sections 6.6, 6.7)
  • Self-Inductance, Mutual Inductance (Sections 7.1–7.3)
  • Magnetic Energy and Energy Density (Sections 7.4, 7.5)