Lab "System Theory"

Basic Information

Lecturers:   Gerhard Schmidt, Christin Bald, Finn Spitz, Owe Wisch and Eric Elzenheimer
Room:   PC Lab, Building B
Language:   German
Target group:   Students in electrical engineering and computer engineering
Prerequisites:   Signals and systems I,II
Registration procedure:  

If you want to sign up for this laboratory, you need to register with the following information in the registration form

  • surname, first name,
  • e-mail address,
  • matriculation number,

Please note, that the registration period starts the 12.03.2019 at 13:00 am and ends the 01.04.2019 at 23:59 am. All applications before and after this registration period, will not be taken into account.

Registration will be possible within the before mentioned time under the following subsite - Lab Registration.

The registration is binding. A deregistration is possible by sending a mail with your name and matriculation number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until Monday, 25.03.2019 at 12:00 am. All later cancellations of registration will be considered as having failed the lab.

Requirements, rules and commitments will be announced at the preliminary meeting (attendance is mandatory).

Time:  

The first experiment takes place on the 11.04.2019 in the PC Lab of Building B. The corresponding documents will be distributed at the beginning of this first experiment since there is no preliminary work required. The schedule of all experiments and the group assignment can be found in the list below.

  • On Thursday: 14:00 - 18:00 h
Contents:  

Note: The content of the lab will be revised this semester step by step. Therefore some lab content could be possibly changed.

The contents of the lab is the following:

  • Introduction to Matlab
  • Time-continuous periodic and non-periodic signals
    • Continuous Fourier transform and Fourier series
    • Spectrum of selected signals
    • Band-limited step function
    • Gibb's phenomenon
  • Time-discrete periodic and non-periodic signals
    • Spectrum of time-discrete signals
    • Sampling and reconstruction of signals
    • Sampling theorem
  • Discrete Fourier transform (DFT)
    • Time-limited and band-limited signals
    • Non-limited signals
    • Aliasing
    • DFT and periodic signals
    • Leakage effect
    • Windowing
  • Linear, time invariant systems
    • Pole-zero plot
    • Impulse response
    • Time-domain behaviour
    • Linear phase
    • Minimum phase
    • All-pass filter
  • Time-discrete simulation of time-continuous systems
    • Excitation-invariant transforms
    • Bilinear transform
    • Spectral overlaps
    • Reactions to broadband and narrowband signals
  • Stochastic signals
    • Probability density function
    • Stationary and ergodic stochastic processes
    • Autocorrelation
    • Power density spectrum
  • Influence of a linear system on a stochastic process
    • Influence on mean, variance, autocorrelation, and power density spectra of stochastic processes
    • Identification of systems with random signals
  • An Introduction to the Kalman Filter
    • System modelling
    • Optimal noise parameters
    • Process noise and the insufficiency of the model
    • Nonlinear effects

 

Assignment

The final group assignment can be found below.

Please note that not every day/group wish could be considered for the assignment!

Students (matriculation numbers) Group Day
1036580, 1016798, 1016601 1 Thursday
1110401, 1109461 2 Thursday

 

Dates

Experiment Thursday
1 11.04.2019
2 18.04.2019
3 25.04.2019
4 09.05.2019
5 16.05.2019
6 23.05.2019
7 06.06.2019
8 13.06.2019
9 20.06.2019

 

Website News

07.08.2019: Talk from Juan Rafael Orozco-Arroyave added.

11.07.2019: First free KiRAT version released - a game for Parkinson patients

25.06.2019: About 30 pupils from the Isarnwohld-Schule in Gettorf visited us.

02.05.2019: Christin Baasch finished sucessfully her defense on the evaluation of Parkinson speech.

30.11.2018: New student project on driver distraction added.

Recent Publications

   

J. Reermann, E. Elzenheimer and G. Schmidt: Real-time Biomagnetic Signal Processing for Uncooled Magnetometers in Cardiology, IEEE Sensors Journal, Volume 15, Number 10, Pages 4237-4249, June 2019, doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2019.2893236

Contact

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Schmidt

E-Mail: gus@tf.uni-kiel.de

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Faculty of Engineering
Institute for Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering
Digital Signal Processing and System Theory

Kaiserstr. 2
24143 Kiel, Germany

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