Continuous-Time Signals and Systems (Version 2013-09-11)

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Michael Adams, Sep 11, 2013 - 308 pages
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This book is intended for use in teaching undergraduate courses on continuous-time signals and systems in engineering (and related) disciplines.  It has been used for several years for teaching purposes in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria and has been very well received by students.

This book provides a detailed introduction to continuous-time signals and systems, with a focus on both theory and applications.  The mathematics underlying signals and systems is presented, including topics such as: properties of signals, properties of systems, convolution, Fourier series, the Fourier transform, frequency spectra, and the bilateral and unilateral Laplace transforms.  Applications of the theory are also explored, including: filtering, equalization, amplitude modulation, sampling, feedback control systems, circuit analysis, and Laplace-domain techniques for solving differential equations.  Other supplemental material is also included, such as: a detailed introduction to MATLAB, a review of complex analysis, and an exploration of time-domain techniques for solving differential equations.  Throughout the book, many worked-through examples are provided.  Problem sets are also provided for each major topic covered.


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One of the best textbooks that I've ever used. It explains all the concepts very clearly and thoroughly. It provides many examples as well as complete walkthroughs on how to solve them. You really cant go wrong with it. Thanks for making it free Dr. Adams.

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Michael Adams is my dog, not only is this text free it is well indexed and is everything you could want in a text. This is the future of university textbooks and hopefully it will catch on to help curb the cost of education.

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