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SEE307 - Systems and Signals

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Suiyang Khoo


SIT172 and one of SIT294 or SEP291



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 2 x 2 hour practicals in weeks 6 and 7. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester. 
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. 1 x 1 hour meeting per week (Bb Collaborate project meeting). Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (1 x 4 hour practical).


The aim of this subject is to provide students with an introduction to electrical signals, systems and signal processing. Topics studied in this unit include: properties of continuous signals and systems, linear time invariant (LTI) systems and convolution, differential and state equations and frequency response of LTI systems, periodic signals and Fourier series, the Fourier transform and the Laplace transform, transfer functions, the design of analogue and digital filters and the use of MALTAB and its toolboxes in analysis and design of continuous systems.


2 x assignments (25% each) 50%, ePortfolio 50%

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