Singapore University of Social Sciences

Linear Systems Analysis and Design

Linear Systems Analysis and Design (ENG201)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1826 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science & Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), Resilience

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


This level 2 course is fundamental to the study of many fields that constitute the ever-expanding disciplines of electrical and electronic engineering. This course also serves as the prerequisite for other coursework in the study of filter theory and design, communications, signal processing, and control engineering. On theoretical basis, this course addresses many essential issues in electrical and electronic engineering, including analogue and discrete representation of signals and systems, analysis and design of signals and systems in the time and frequency domains. Frequently used system operations on signals, such as convolution and transformation are also studied. This course is to provide a theoretical foundation and some practical experience for undertaking the analysis and design of electronic systems and the signals to be processed by such systems.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Introduction to Signals and systems
  • Basics of Signals; Basics of Systems
  • Introduction of LTI system
  • Convolution; System modeling (differential/difference equations,etc)
  • Properties and applications of DFT
  • Properties and applications of CFT
  • Definition/Properties of Laplace Transform
  • Application of Laplace Transform

Learning Outcome

  • Sketch the signal waveforms and system responses.
  • Describe the signals and systems using appropriate mathematical expressions.
  • Calculate the Fourier series, Fourier transform, inverse Fourier transform, Laplace transform and inverse Laplace transform.
  • Discuss the characteristics and properties of signals and systems.
  • Solve differential equations for modeling and analyzing systems.
  • Determine the system responses and characteristics.
  • Analyze the basic properties of signals and LTI systems.
  • Design LTI systems and signals using the basic signal functions and properties.
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