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Signals and Systems, 2nd Edition

Signals and Systems, 2nd Edition

Simon Haykin, Barry Van Veen

ISBN: 978-0-471-16474-6 October 2002 832 Pages


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Haykin and Van Veen have designed Signals and Systems to be appropriate for both one- and two-semester sophomore-junior versions of the Signals and Systems course. The book's integrated, balanced treatment of continuous- and discrete-time forms of signals and systems is both a reflection of the topics' real roles in engineering practice and a clear, practical way of introducing the large range of topics covered by the course. Already known for its extensive example and problem sets, the Second Edition has added even more examples and problems. All chapters have been revised to improve clarity and organization.

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Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Time-Domain Representations of Linear Time-Invariant Systems.

Chapter 3. Fourier Representations of Signals and Linear Time Invariant Systems.

Chapter 4. Applications of Fourier Representations to Mixed Signal Classes.

Chapter 5. Application to Communication Systems.

Chapter 6. Representing Signals by Using Continuous-Time Complex Exponentials: The Laplace Transform.

Chapter 7. Representing Signals by Using Discrete-Time Complex Exponentials: The z-Transform.

Chapter 8. Application to Filters and Equalizers.

Chapter 9. Application to Linear Feedback Systems.

Chapter 10. Epilogue.

Appendix A: Selected Mathematical Identities.

Appendix B: Partial-Fraction Expansions.

Appendix C: Tables of Fourier Representations and Properties.

Appendix D: Tables of Laplace Transforms and Properties.

Appendix E: Tables of z-Transforms and Properties.

Appendix F: Introduction to MATLAB.

  • New examples and problems: New places for demonstration and practice have been added throughout the book.
  • Introductory theme examples: The six new theme examples in Chapter 1 demonstrate the range of problems to which signals and systems concepts can be applied. Throughout the book, the authors return to the examples to show different perspectives on the same problem.
  • New coverage throughout: Sections on MEMS and derivatives of the unit-impulse function have been added to Chapter 1; a section on the Costas receiver for demodulation of double sideband-suppressed carrier-modulated signals had been added to Chapter 5. The treatment of feedback control systems has been shortened in Chapter 9, and sections on the fundamental notion of feedback and "why feedback?" has been added.
  • Chapter 4 is more focused: Material on frequency response of LTI systems has been moved to Chapter 3, and more advanced material on interpolation, decimation, and fast convolution has been removed and incorporated as advanced problems.
  • More detailed treatment of wavelets and the stability of nonlinear feedback systems: The Epilogue has been rewritten to include these topics.
  • Approximately 20% of the text problems and 1-2 Interactive Applications per chapter will be included in JustAsk.
  • Helps students create meaningful visualizations of systems often difficult in non-media environment.
  • Icons throughout the text alert students and instructors to additional interactive problems found on the JustAsk web site.
  • A registration code will be integrated into the text.
  • E-commerce will be available for students who purchase a used copy of the book but want to access JustAsk.
  • Many opportunities for practice: All examples are based on real-world problems and emphasize the correct mathematical steps needed for applying the theory. Problems vary from drill-based to advanced, so students have plenty of room to practice.
  • Integrated treatment of continuous- and discrete-time concepts: Based on the way these concepts work in engineering practice, the integrated presentation of continuous- and discrete-time concepts helps instructors cover more material and prepares students for real-world engineering.
  • Integrated, flexible MATLAB use: MATLAB techniques and uses, as well as MATLAB practice problems, are provided at the end of each chapter, so they are well-integrated but optional.