Fundamentals of Signals and Systems with CD-ROM: A Building Block Approach

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Cambridge University Press, Jul 27, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 431 pages
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This innovative textbook provides a solid foundation in both signal processing and systems modeling using a building block approach. The authors show how to construct signals from fundamental building blocks, and demonstrate a range of powerful design and simulation techniques in Matlab, recognizing that signal data are usually received in discrete samples, regardless of whether the underlying system is discrete or continuous in nature.Containing many worked examples, homework exercises, and a range of Matlab laboratory exercises, this is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students of engineering, and related disciplines.
 

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very poor explanation it should have been atleast simple and easy to remember but its a complex explanation for an indian student i dont think i should give any stars to it but still i give one star

Contents

Introduction to signals and systems
1
Constructing signals from building blocks
29
Sampling and data acquisition
85
Lumped element modeling of mechanical systems
118
Lumped element modeling of electrical systems
158
Solution to differential equations
183
Inputoutput relationship using frequency response
217
Digital signal processing
266
Laboratory exercise 5 Frequency response
400
Time response to sinusoidal input
401
Numerical solution with the Fourier transform
402
Time response to step input
403
Optimizing the suspension
404
Laboratory exercise 6 DTMF
405
fdomain and tdomain
406
Bandpass filters
407

Applications
310
Laboratory exercises
363
Variables
370
Housekeeping
377
Generating musical notes
383
The inverse discrete Fourier transform
391
Time response of a parallel RLC circuit to a sweep input
396
Exercises
399
Forensic engineering
408
Laboratory exercise 7 AM radio
409
Demodulation
410
Pirate radio
411
Exercises
412
Index
425
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Philip D. Cha is a Professor in the Department of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. He gained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan before working as a senior research engineer at the Ford Motor Company prior to joining Harvey Mudd College. In 2000, he received the Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers as one of the top ten mechanical engineering educators in the US.

John I. Molinder is a Professor in the Department of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and went on to work as a project officer in the USAF at Norton AFB in San Bernardino, California, and a senior engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory before joining Harvey Mudd College. He has also worked as a principal engineer at Qualcomm in San Diego, California and, most recently, as a contractor for Boeing Satellite Systems in El Segundo, California.

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