Signals and Systems II

EE361 Fall 2015


Dr. Brendan Morris,
SEB 3216
OH: MTuWTh 15:00-16:00

Lecture: TuTh 11:30-12:45, TBE B-176
Final: Th Dec 10, 10:10-12:10
Look up your final exam schedule now to determine conflicts.


Signals and Systems, A.V. Oppenheim, A.S. Willsky, and S.H. Nawab, 2nd Edition, ISBN: 0-13-814757-4
Schaum's Outlines: Signals and Systems, H. Hsu, ISBN: 978-0-07-163472-4 [link]
Schaum's Outlines: Probability, Random Variables, and Random Processes, H. Hsu, ISBN: 978-0071632898 [link]

Recommended Text

Schaum's Outlines: Probability and Statistics, M Spiegel, ISBN: 9780071795579 [link]
Linear Systems and Signals, B.P. Lathi, 2nd Edition, ISBN: 978-0-19-515833-5

Catalog Description:

Stochastic and deterministic signals and linear systems. Analog and discrete Fourier Series, analog and discrete Fourier transforms, basic probability theory, stochastic processes, stochastic signals and linear systems.
Prerequisites: EE360 and MATH 432

Course Syllabus: [pdf]


Quizzes (2): 20% TBD
Midterm: 25% TBD
Final: 30% 12/10 11:10
Homework: 25%

Homework will include Matlab programming problems. Students may work together in study groups but all assignments must be completed individually. Homework will be due in class on the designated date. No late homework will be accepted unless prior notification and arrangements are made.


The gradebook is available through UNLV Webcampus [link].


09/22/15 Grades are available now through UNLV Webcampus [link].
09/10/15 FS lecture slides with audio posted. Please download the .pptx file and play the presentation to hear the audio with timings.
09/10/15 Course schedule is updated. Homework 2 due date is delayed and quiz moved to Thursday. Electronic lecture notes are posted.
08/14/15 Welcome to Fall 2015. Note on book abbreviations: OW = Oppenheim and Wilsky; SSS = Schaum's Signals and Systems; SPR = Schaum's Probability, Random Variables, and Random Processes.

Be sure to brush up on your Laplace Transform (OW Ch 9) and Z-Transform (OW Ch 10).

Schedule (Tentative)

WeekDateLecture TopicReadingAssignment
1 08/25 Tu Review LTI Systems [pdf] OW Ch 1-2 HW01 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Tu 09/01
08/27 Th Review LTI Systems
2 09/01 Tu Fourier Series OW Ch 3
Fourier Series Slides [pdf]
HW02 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Th 09/10 Tu 09/15
09/03 Th Fourier Series
3 09/08 Tu Fourier Series
OW Ch 3
09/10 Th Fourier Series [pdf][slides]
4 09/15 Tu Review
OW Ch 4 HW03 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Th 09/24Tu 9/29
09/17 Th Quiz #1
5 09/22 Tu CT Fourier Transform
OW Ch 4-5 HW04 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Tu 10/06
09/24 Th CT Fourier Transform
6 09/29 Tu DT Fourier Transform
OW Ch 5
10/01 Th DT Fourier Transform
7 10/06 Tu Review
OW Ch 1-5
10/08 Th Midterm
8 10/13 Tu Introduction to Random Processes
SPR Ch 1 HW05 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Th 10/22
10/15 Th Probability
9 10/20 Tu Probability
SPR Ch 2 HW06 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Tu 11/03
10/22 Th Random Variables
10 10/27 Tu Random Variables
Probability Distribution Slides [pdf]
10/29 Th Random Variables
11 11/03 Tu Multiple Random Variables
SPR Ch 3 HW07 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Th 11/12
11/05 Th Multiple Random Variables
12 11/10 Tu Multiple Random Variables
SPR Ch 3
11/12 Th Multiple Random Variables
13 11/17 Tu Random Processes
SPR Ch 5
11/19 Th Quiz 02
14 11/24 Tu Random Processes
SPR Ch 5 (5.1 - 5.4C) HW08 [pdf]
Solutions [pdf]
Due Th 12/03
11/26 Th Thanksgiving
15 12/01 Tu LTI Systems with Random Signals
SPR Ch 6 (6.1 - 6.5)
12/03 Th Final Review
16 12/08 Tu -
12/10 Th Final