MG7012 – Signal Processing

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Module code
MG7012
Module title
Signal Processing
Prescription
To enable students to learn aspects of analogue signal processing, in particular filtering.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Analyse signals using mathematical techniques.
2.Model analogue and digital systems.
3.Design analogue active filters.
4.Design analogue passive filters.
5.Analyse common digital signal processing algorithms used in a variety of applications.
6.Apply software packages to digital signal processing (DSP) applications.
Content
Mathematical tools applied to analogue.
Signal type recognition.
Circuit analysis on the s-plane (analogue) and z- plane (digital).
Filter theory, types and their application.
Synthesis of active & passive filters.
Filter comparison (alternative active filters, switch-capacitor, crystal, ceramic resonator, SAW, transmission line stubs, strip line and micro strip).
Introduction to DSP algorithms via software implementation and simulation.
Application of basic digital filters to real world problems.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment 1Tests40
Assessment 2Project20
Assessment 3Examination40