Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40000099

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This course aims at the introduction of students in the theory of discrete time and continupus time Signals and Systems, in the properties of systems, their classification, their response in various signal inputs, in time and frequency domain, and in the implementation of basic system functions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Analog signals and systems - Time domain analysis: Systems and continuous time signals. Basic continuous-time signals and expression of signals as a function of them. Energy and power signals, Classification of systems, Input-output relation in Linear Time Independent (LTI) systems. Impulse response, Convolution and expression of the output as a function of the impulse response, Describing systems with differential equations and calculation of the impulse response, Response of LTI systems, Analog signals and systems - Frequency domain analysis: Periodic signals and Fourier series, Amplitude and phase spectra, Transfer function of LTI systems, Fourier transforms of continuous time signals, Average power of periodic signals and energy spectral density of continuous signals (Parceval's theorem), Transfer function and impulse response, Filters, Laplace transforms of continuous time signals, Properties of Laplace transforms, Response of LTI systems with Laplace transforms, Transform function and Laplace transfrom equivalents of circuit components, Stability, time response and filter behaviour of systems with Laplace transforms. ----- Discrete time signals and systems: Classification of discrete-time systems, Analysis of discrete-time linear time-invariant systems, The convolution sum, Difference equation, Implementation of discrete-time systems. The z-Transform and its applications to the analysis of LTI systems: Properties of z-Transform, Inversion of z-Transform, Analysis of LTI systems in z-Domain, Stability.Frequency analysis of discrete-time signals: The Fourier series of discrete-time periodic signals, The Fourier transform of discrete-time aperiodic signals, Properties of Fourier transform. Frequency domain analysis of LTI systems, Frequency response. The Discrete Fourier Transform. Design of digital filters: Causality, Design of linear phase FIR filters using windows, Design of IIR filters from analog filters.
Continuous time signals and systems, Frequency analysis of continuous time signals, Transfer function, Laplace transform, Discrete time signals and systems, z-Transform, Frequency analysis of discrete-time signals, Filter design
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Writing exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
1) Σήματα και Συστήματα - Αναλογικά Σήματα, Ιωνάννη Δ. Χατζηδημητρίου, 2004 ( kai systimata.pdf) 2) Signals and Systems (Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of), Hwei P. Hsu , McGraw-Hill, 1995. 3) Digital Signal Processing: Principles, Algorithms and Applications, Fourth edition, John G. Proakis, Dimitris G. Manolakis, Pearson International Edition, 2007.
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