ECE 370 SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS - FALL 2012

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Optional Texts: H.P. Hsu, Signals & Systems. Shaum's Outline: McGraw{Hill, 1995.
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Prerequisites: ECE 225 Electric Circuits, MA 238 Di®erential Equations.
Course Goals: To provide electrical engineers with physical understanding and competence in mathematical signal analysis and systems theory.
Instructor: Robert W. Scharstein, Houser 209
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ECE 370 SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS - ROUGH LECTURE NOTES
Robert W. Scharstein
23 July 2012
CONTENTS
BACKGROUND AND TIME-DOMAIN SYSTEMS
Complex Numbers : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 1.
A Couple of Singularity Functions : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 7.
Symmetry : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 10.
A Note on Mathematical Functions and Units/Physical Dimensions : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 13.
Linear System : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 15.
Time-Invariant System : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 16.
Input/Output Relationship for a LTI System : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :17.
Convolution : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 18.
Another Convolution Example: The Convolution of Two Gaussian Pulses : : : : : : : : : : : 21.
Yet Another Convolution Example : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 22.
Causal System : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 28.
Bounded Input/Bounded Output Stability : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 28.
Singular Functions and Integrals : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 29.
Homework Problems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :35.
Relationship Between Impulse Response and Step Response : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 37.
Time-Domain RC Circuit Analysis : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 38.
Step Response of an RC Circuit : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 41.
Step Response of Another RC Circuit : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 43.
Homework Problems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :45.
Step and Impulse Response of Series RLC Circuit : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 46.
Homework : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :53.
FOURIER INTEGRAL
Evaluation of an Important Integral via the Laplace Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 54.
Spectral Form of the Dirac-Delta Function : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 57.
Fourier Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 58.
Fourier Transform Exercises : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 59.
Tables of Integral Transforms : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 60.
Fourier Transform of the Gaussian : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 63.
Fourier Transform of the Heaviside Unit Step Function : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 65.
Duality Property of the Fourier Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 68.
Half-Power Bandwidth or Pulse width : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 70.
Homework : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :73.
Uncertainty Principle for the Fourier Integral : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 74.

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*Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma (two serious treatments) : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 76.
Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma (one reasonable treatment) : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 78.
Convergence of the Fourier Integral Representation : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :79.
System Transfer Function : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :81.
Superposition Interpretation of the System Transfer Function : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 83.
Transfer Function for Linear Electric Circuits : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 84.
Parseval's Theorem for the Fourier Integral : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 87.
Other Conventions for the Fourier Transform Pair : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :88.
Cascade of Two LTI Systems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 90.
Linear Dispersionless Filter : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 90.
Rectangular Pulse Response of Ideal Low Pass Filter : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 91.
Ideal Band-Pass Filter : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 95.
Complex Phasors for Time-Harmonic Circuit Analysis : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :96.
Homework Problem on Uncertainty Principle : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 98.
*Approximate Analysis of Dispersion : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 99.
Fourier Integral Solution of Potential Problem : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 103.
FOURIER SERIES
Fourier Transform of the comb : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :106.
Fourier Transform of a Periodic Signal : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 107.
Periodic Signals and Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :110.
Orthogonality : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 110.
Kronecker delta : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 111.
Orthogonality of the Fourier basis : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 111.
Derivation of Fourier Coe±cients by Minimizing the Mean Square Error : : : : : : : : : : : : 112.
Fourier Coe±cients by a Direct Inner Product : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 114.
Trigonometric Form of the Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 114.
Two Standard Notations for the Trig Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 116.
Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma: Fourier Coe±cients : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 117.
Gibbs' Phenomenon: Example Square Wave : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 118.
Pointwise Convergence of the Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 119.
On the Convergence and Summation of Some Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :126.
Kummer Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 129.
Homework Problem: Convergence of Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 131.
Fourier Series of Full-Wave Recti¯ed Sine Wave : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 132.
Parseval's Theorem for the Fourier Series : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 134.
Power Supply Performance : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 135.
Periodic Excitation of a Simple Parallel GLC Circuit : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 139.
Homework Problems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 140.
Simple Low-Pass and Hi-Pass Filter Response to a Periodic Input : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 141.
The Vibrating String : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 147.
Homework Problems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 150.
Poisson Sum Formula : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 151.

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and Transforms : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 157. Z-Transform of a Delayed Sequence : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 166. Reed and B. Example of a LTI Discrete-Time System : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 161. DFT Approximation of the Continuous-Time Fourier Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :170.. mathematics is learned by doing it. iii .Di®erence Equation and Z-Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 165. Example: DFT Approximation of a Fourier Sine Integral : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 174. Numerical Example of Using the FFT to Evaluate the Fourier Integral : : : : : : : : : : : : : 171. 1980. Input/Output Relationship : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 160. * Sections marked by the asterisk are A+ level. Simon.. System Transfer Function : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 166. not by watching other people do it . Discrete-Time Fourier Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 167. Functional Analysis.TRANSITION TO DISCRETE-TIME SYSTEMS Sampling and Reconstruction : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 153. Convolution Theorem of the Z-Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 166. " M. Discrete Fourier Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 167. Systems. Exercises : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 159. The Z-Transform : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 163. Fibonacci Sequence . Discrete-Time Systems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 159. Exercises : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 169. Discrete-Time Signals. Linear Time-Invariant Discrete-Time Systems : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 160. page ix.. Discrete-Time Approximation for the Step Response of Series RLC Circuit : : : : : : : : : 177. \. so put these last in your prioritized list of study topics. Academic Press..

..... ........... .............. . . .. .. .......... .. ...... ..........Complex Numbers p j = + ¡1 y ...... ... ...... ....... ... ..... .. ...... .. then we write the complex number z in rectangular and polar form as z = x + jy = rejÁ : Refzg = x and Imfzg = y The modulus or magnitude of z is jzj = r and the argument or angle of z is argfzg = Á: The complex conjugate of z = x + jy = rejÁ is z ¤ = x ¡ jy = re¡jÁ : z + z ¤ = 2x and z ¡ z ¤ = 2jy zz ¤ = jzj2 = r2 Euler's identity: ejÁ = cos Á + j sin Á Taylor series for the exponential function..... . . ..... Á 2 R............ . . ... .... .............. ...... .......... ....... ........ .. .. r. ........ y............................ ...... ........... ...... .. .. ....... . ... .. ... ... .. ... .. ..... ..... . .. .... ....... ... . . ..... ....... .. . ... .. .... .. ... ² z r Á x complex z = x + jy plane If z 2 C and x. .... ... . .... . ...... .......... .. ...... ..... written as a function of the complex variable z is 1 X zn z e = : n! n=0 1 ..... ......

it's called atan2(y. For example. observe that μ ¶ p j3¼=4 1 3¼ ¡1 z1 = ¡1 + j = 2e where tan = ¡1 4 is certainly di®erent from μ ¶ p ¡j¼=4 ¡1 ¼ ¡1 z2 = 1 ¡ j = 2e where tan =¡ 1 4 Your calculator has the two-argument arctangent function as part of its rectangular-topolar conversion.x) just like Fortran and probably C§ . In MATLAB. and we also write ejÁ = cos Á + j sin Á: The sum of ejÁ and its conjugate gives ejÁ + e¡jÁ = 2 cos Á and the di®erence gives ejÁ ¡ e¡jÁ = 2j sin Á which are the important representations ejÁ + e¡jÁ 2 jÁ e ¡ e¡jÁ sin Á = 2j Many (all?) of the trig identities are easily seen in complex form: Consider ³ ´³ ´ ³ ´³ ´ jÁ 2 jÁ ¡jÁ 1 = je j = e e = cos Á + j sin Á cos Á ¡ j sin Á = cos2 Á + sin2 Á: cos Á = Now observe £ ¤ z = x + jy = rejÁ = r cos Á + j sin Á Equating real and imaginary parts separately gives x = r cos Á 2 ¤ and 2 y = r sin Á: jzj = zz = r = (x + jy)(x ¡ jy) = x2 + y 2 p r = + x2 + y 2 ³y ´ Á = tan¡1 x Note that the two-argument arctangent function (that maintains full information about quadrant) is required. 2 .Let z = jy and separate the real and imaginary parts via the even and odd powers in 1 1 1 X X X (jy)n (jy)2m (jy)2m+1 = + ejy = n! (2m)! (2m + 1)! n=0 m=0 m=0 Note that j 2m = (¡1)m and j 2m+1 = j(¡1)m so that 1 1 X X (¡1)m y 2m (¡1)m y 2m+1 jy +j = cos y + j sin y e = (2m)! (2m + 1)! m=0 m=0 There was nothing special about the real number y.

7 < 13. but something like z1 < z2 is meaningless. jz1 + z2 j · jz1 j + jz2 j ¯ ¯ jz1 ¡ z2 j ¸ ¯jz1 j ¡ jz2 j¯ 3 etc . all of our ordinary functions f (x) of a real variable x have extensions (or continuations) to a function f (z) of a complex variable z. Triangle inequalities.e. One notable di®erence between the real number line and the more general complex plane is the lack of ordering on z: That is. y1 · y2 .Consider z1 = x1 + jy1 and z2 = x2 + jy2 . Inequality is only de¯ned on the reals. Then our four basic operations are: addition z1 + z2 = x1 + jy1 + x2 + jy2 = (x1 + x2 ) + j(y1 + y2 ) multiplication by a real constant c: cz1 = c(x1 + jy1 ) = cx1 + jcy1 multiplication z1 z2 = (x1 + jy1 )(x2 + jy2 ) = (x1 x2 ¡ y1 y2 ) + j(x1 y2 + x2 y1 ) and division z1 z2 = (r1 ejÁ1 )(r2 ejÁ2 ) = r1 r2 ej(Á1 +Á2 ) (x1 x2 + y1 y2 ) + j(x2 y1 ¡ x1 y2 ) z1 x1 + jy1 (x1 + jy1 )(x2 ¡ jy2 ) = = = z2 x2 + jy2 (x2 + jy2 )(x2 ¡ jy2 ) x22 + y22 and z1 r1 ejÁ1 r1 = = ej(Á1 ¡Á2 ) jÁ 2 z2 r2 e r2 Generally. x1 > x2 . i. there is no inequality on the complex plane. since the real number line is a subset of the complex plane.

... ... 2 ... .... ............. ... .... ................ ...... ..Proof of the ¯rst triangle inequality: jzj2 = x2 + y 2 jzj = p x2 + y 2 ¸ jxj jzj ¸ jRe(z)j jzj ¸ Re(z) jz1 z2¤ j ¸ Re(z1 z2¤ ) (1) jz1 + z2 j2 = (z1 + z2 )(z1¤ + z2¤ ) = z1 z1¤ + z2 z2¤ + z1 z2¤ + z1¤ z2 = jz1 j2 + jz2 j2 + 2Re(z1 z2¤ ) (jz1 j + jz2 j)2 = jz1 j2 + jz2 j2 + 2jz1 jjz2 j = jz1 j2 + jz2 j2 + 2jz1 z2¤ j compare (2) and (3) in view of (1) jz1 + z2 j2 · (jz1 j + jz2 j)2 .. z +z jz1 + z2 j · jz1 j + jz2 j z z1 Extensions ¯N ¯ N ¯X ¯ X ¯ ¯ f (z) · jfn (z)j ¯ ¯ n ¯ ¯ n=0 n=0 ¯ b ¯ ¯Z ¯ Zb ¯ ¯ ¯ f (t) dt¯ · jf (t)j dt ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ a a (Sometimes called the monotonicity property of the integral... .. . 1 2... ... .... ...... ....... ...... ............ ... .......... .................... .............. . ...... ........... ....... ..... ... 4 (2) (3) ...... .... .. ....... ... .......... .. ..... . .... .. ... .......... .... .. .... . .... ....... .... . .) F Prove the second triangle inequality...... .. .. ... ....... .... .... . Hint: let z1 = ³1 ¡ ³2 and z2 = ³2 in the ¯rst triangle inequality. ... ......... . . ...... .......... .............. ..

. ........ ............. .............. ..... ... ........ . ..... . . .. ............... . ... . . : : : ) The value for k = 0 is called the principal branch of the logarithm. ........... : : : ) (k = 0...... ..................... 2. .. . ...... 1. . . .... ..... ... .. §2.. ..... . . . .............. . The nth roots of unity 1 = ej2k¼ 11=n = ej2k¼=n (k = 0. .. ... ... .. .............. .. . Examples. .. . .. ........ ... .......... .... ............. ... .... .... .. ... . ...... 1=2 1 11=3 = ½ ej0 = 1 (k = 0) ej¼ = ¡1 (k = 1) 8 j0 e =1 > > p > > < j2¼=3 ¡1 + j 3 = = e 2 p > > > > ¡1 ¡ j 3 : ej4¼=3 = 2 ² ² ...... ... . .. ... ....... .. ......... .. .... . ... ...... ..... ... . .. §1....... .. .. .. .. : : : . (k = 0) ² (k = 1) ² (k = 2) ² logarithm ¤ £ ¤ £ ln(z) = ln rejÁ = ln rej(Á+2k¼) = ln(r) + j(Á + 2k¼) (k = 0. .. ... ... .. . .. .. ... . ........ . ......... . . . ...... ... 5 . ... ........ .. ....... .. .. . ... .. ... ........ . . ... .......... .. ....... ....... . ..... .. ... .... .. ..... . .. §1.... .... .. .... n ¡ 1) distinct roots ......... ... .. ........ ..... .. .. ... . .... .. . .. .. ..... .... §2. .. . ....... .. ....... ............. ... . . . ..... ...Multivalued functions.. .............. .... . . .... ....... ... ........ ...... ...... . .. ...... .... .... .. ....... .. ............. .. .. .. . .. . . ......

That is. y. n) of the polynomial Pn (z) are all real. : : : . £ ¤ £ ¤ z w = exp ln(z w ) = exp w ln z and we know how to interpret/evaluate £ ¤ ez = ex+jy = ex cos y + j sin y Example. w 2 C and x. ln(j) = j(¼=2 + 2k¼) j j = ej¢j(¼=2+2k¼) = e¡(¼=2+2k¼) principal value is j j = exp(¡¼=2) = 0:2079 ¢ ¢ ¢ μ Problem: Show that Hint: use the ¯nite geometric series n¡1 P a k ¶ on page 164 k=0 n¡1 X ej2¼k=n = 0 k=0 Fundamental theorem of algebra. u. Proposition: If the coe±cients ak (k = 0. proof: an z n + an¡1 z n¡1 + ¢ ¢ ¢ + a2 z 2 + a1 z + a0 = 0 take the complex conjugate an (z ¤ )n + an¡1 (z ¤ )n¡1 + ¢ ¢ ¢ + a2 (z ¤ )2 + a1 z ¤ + a0 = 0 6 . The polynomial Pn (z) = an z n + an¡1 z n¡1 + ¢ ¢ ¢ + a2 z 2 + a1 z + a0 with an 6 = 0 is said to be of degree n. It has exactly n roots (zeros) counting multiplicity. that is z. 2. v 2 R. if Pn (z) = 0 then Pn (z ¤ ) = 0. 1.powers: Let z = x + jy and w = u + jv be two complex numbers. then any complex roots must occur in complex conjugate pairs.

... t 0 Heaviside unit-step function ½ 0............................. Here are several: μ ¶ t 1 lim ¦ = ±(t) ²!0 ² ² ²=¼ lim 2 = ±(t) ²!0 t + ²2 r ® ¡®t2 lim e = ±(t) ®!1 ¼ sin −t 1 = lim lim −!1 ¼t −!1 2¼ μ ¶ ½ 1 jtj < T =2 t where ¦ ................... N ........ in some limit.... .......... . ...... It is under the operation of integration that the Dirac delta-function enjoys meaning." Relationship: Zt ±(¿ ) d¿ = u(t) ¡1 () ±(t) = du(t) dt Dirac-Delta Sequences: There are lots (1!) of ordinary functions that satisfy. the sampling or sifting property follows: Zb a f (t)±(t ¡ t0 ) dt = ½ f (t0 )............ ..... t > 0 (1) .A Couple of Singularity Functions (or \Distributions" or \Generalized Functions") u(t) ±(t) 1 ..... ......... 0 u(t ¡ T ) = =) ½ t 0................ ............. ...................... and thus it is sometimes said that \every Dirac-delta function is begging to be integrated......... u(t + T =2) ¡ u(t ¡ T =2) = T 0 jtj > T =2 Cauchy or Lorenz distribution Gaussian distribution Z− e§j!t d! = ±(t) ¡− 7 Dirichlet kernel ...... . t < 0 u(t) = 1....... a < t0 < b 0........... t < T : 1................................. This is e®ectively an operational de¯nition of the Dirac-delta...w.................. t > T Dirac delta-function (de¯nition) ±(t) = 0 if t6 =0 AND Z1 ±(t) dt = 1 ¡1 From this strange de¯nition.... ............... o... the two-statement de¯nition of the Dirac-delta function.............. if f (t) is continuous at t = t0 ....

Also examine the Heaviside unit-step sequence lim 1 [1 ®!1 2 + tanh ®t] = u(t) and its time-derivative. o. Note: we don't ever try to evaluate ±(0). but I would prefer we avoid this point. it's \nothin' to get hung about" from Strawberry Fields Forever. Or you will have to agree on some scheme to cut it up while minimizing bloodshed. in the words of Lennon & McCartney. Another note: (along the same line) If a Dirac-delta function appears in the integrand of some integral. so that we want to show ½ Zb f (0). Warning: the integration limits cannot \split" a Dirac-delta function \down the middle. the integral is evaluated from the sampling property. use the limit of the rectangular pulse to represent μ ¶ t 1 ±(t) = lim ¦ ²!0 ² ² and represent the continuous f (t) by its Taylor series about t = 0: f (t) = f (0) + tf 0 (0) + t2 00 t3 f (0) + f 000 (0) + O(t4 ): 2! 3! Then the integral of interest is.w. a < 0 < b f (t)±(t) dt = 0. Zb a 1 f (t)±(t) dt = lim ²!0 ² ¸ Z²=2 · t2 00 0 f (0) + tf (0) + f (0) + : : : dt: 2! ¡²=2 8 . You might want to. It cannot be divided. and some books might say that \±(0) = 1 "." for example Z1 ±(t) dt 0 should be either Z1 ±(t) dt = 1 or 0¡ Z1 ±(t) dt = 0: 0+ You either capture all of the delta-function or you don't get any of it. Proof of the SAMPLING PROPERTY: No harm is done in taking t0 = 0. a for f (t) continuous in a neighborhood of t = 0.Study the time behavior of the above \Dirac-delta sequences" to see how they approach the ideal delta function. for a < 0 < b. We don't ever have to attach a value to the Dirac delta function when its argument is zero. For de¯niteness. But.

Note Z²=2 ¡²=2 and so Zb a dt = ². then the integral is zero since ±(t) = 0 for t 6 = 0. Lavenda. p. viii. \The pursuit of excellence is gratifying and healthy. and a terrible waste of time. neurotic. \Heavy formalism is not required to get across fundamental ideas." Bernard H. Z²=2 t dt = 0. 1991. ¥ F Provide an alternate proof of the sampling property by appealing to the mean value theorem of the integral. If it can't be said simply." Edwin Bliss 9 . for a < b. either 0 < a or b < 0. The pursuit of perfection is frustrating. it's not worth being said at all. Statistical Physics. ¡²=2 Z²=2 ²3 t dt = 12 2 ¡²=2 ¸ · 1 ²3 00 5 f (t)±(t) dt = lim ²f (0) + f (0) + O(² ) = f (0): ²!0 ² 24 If.

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the Taylor series of an odd function will have only odd powers of x 1 X f (2n+1) (0) 2n+1 x fo (x) = (2n + 1)! n=0 and therefore all of its even derivatives (at the origin) vanish ¯ d2n f (x) ¯¯ (2n) fo (0) = = 0: dx2n ¯ x=0 In particular. note that fe0 (0) = 0 (if fe (x) is continuous and di®erentiable at the origin). ¢t!0 ¢t dt fe0 (¡t) = lim Similarly. note that fo (0) = 0 (if fo (x) is continuous at the origin).If a function f (x) is continuous to all orders (the function f (x) and all of its nth derivatives f (1) (x). d fo (t) is even where fo (¡t) = ¡fo (t) is an odd function. : : : are continuous) then f (x) can be represented by a Taylor series about the origin 1 X f (n) (0) n f (x) = x : n! n=0 The Taylor series of an even function will have only even powers of x 1 X f (2n) (0) 2n fe (x) = x (2n)! n=0 and therefore all of its odd derivatives (at the origin) vanish ¯ d2n+1 f (x) ¯¯ (2n+1) fe (0) = = 0: dx2n+1 ¯ x=0 In particular. dt This is also seen by appealing to the Taylor series for even and odd functions. Similarly. 11 . f (2) (x). Even-Order Derivatives Preserve Symmetry and Odd-Order Derivatives Reverse Symmetry f (t + ¢t=2) ¡ f (t ¡ ¢t=2) ¢t!0 ¢t f (¡t + ¢t=2) ¡ f (¡t ¡ ¢t=2) f 0 (¡t) = lim ¢t!0 ¢t Even function fe (t) = fe (¡t) f 0 (t) = lim fe (t + ¢t=2) ¡ fe (t ¡ ¢t=2) ¢t!0 ¢t fe0 (t) = lim fe (¡t + ¢t=2) ¡ fe (¡t ¡ ¢t=2) fe (t ¡ ¢t=2) ¡ fe (t + ¢t=2) = lim ¢t!0 ¢t!0 ¢t ¢t fe (t + ¢t=2) ¡ fe (t ¡ ¢t=2) d = ¡ lim = ¡fe0 (t) =) fe (t) is odd.

. .. ....... .... .. . ................. ....... .. .... . .... ......... .. ... ..... ................ .......... ............. ....... . ........ ......... ........... ........ ................ . . ................. .. .... ...... ................................. . ................... ..... . ....... ....... ... ..... . .. . ... . .. ........ ...... ...... . ............ ¡T T t ZT fe (t) dt = 2 ¡T ZT fe (t) dt 0 Any function f (t) (neither symmetric nor antisymmetric) can always be decomposed into a linear combination of a symmetric plus an antisymmetric part since f (t) = Example........... ... ................ ................. ....... .... ..... ...... that is look at ZT f (t) dt ¡T where T is some ¯xed............. ............. ................. .......... ... .. ...... ...................... ... ............ .......... .... ... .................. . .. fo (t) .. ............................... ... ........ ................... . ...... positive constant........ ...... ... f (t) + f (¡t) f (t) ¡ f (¡t) + = fe (t) + fo (t): 2 2 ...... ....... ........ ....... ....................... .............. . ........... .. .................. .......... .. ........ . ... . ..... . ... . .. ..... ... ......... ... . ....... ... ... ....................... ... . ........... ..... ....................... ........... ............. . ...... . .... ....... ... ......... ........... ............... .. ............ ........ ... .. ...... ........ .. .. .... ...... ......... ... ......... .... ....... .... .. ... .. .... ......... . .. .... . . .............. . ................ . ... .. .. ........... ... ............. . ........ .... ................. ........ . .... .................. ..... . ....... ..... ....................Consider the integral of f (t) between limits that are symmetrically disposed about the origin... ... ......... ¡T T ZT t fo (t) dt = 0 ¡T fe (t) ...... ... ..... ... .. ....... .. ..... ¡T T t t F Homework................................ .. .... . ........... ........ .. Decompose the Heaviside unit step function u(t) into the sum of a symmetric plus antisymmetric signal. ...... .. ......... ..... ............. .... ....... .. ..... ..... . . ................. ......... ........ ....... ...... . ... ............ ........ ... ... .. ....... ....... .. ............. .. ....... ......... ... ...... ............... .. .. ............... ... . . ....... .... .... .................... .. . ...... .. 12 .... .... ... t = + ¡T T .......... ............... .. .. ......... ... ... ..... ........ . ....... .... ... ... . . ..... ............ . ... . .......... ... ... .... . .. .... .... ... .......... .. ..... . . ............ . .... ......... . . ..... ........ .... ...... ...... .. ... ............... ... ... ........... ......... ..... . ... ..... . ........ ............ ...... ..... ...... ... ......... ... .... ..... ....... 0 T . ................ ....... .. .... ... .... ..... ...... .... ... ............ .......... ....... ......... .... .. .. ........ ........... ... .

For example. such as f (x) = cos(x) = 1 ¡ x2 x4 + ¡ :::: 2! 4! If x has units such as meters (m). such as f (x) = cos(x) or sin2 (x) or 3x2 ¡ 7x or ex : The argument or independent variable x is always dimensionless. Di®erentiation with respect to the dimensioned variable t imparts the units of 1=t or (s¡1 ) since di(t) = ¡!I0 sin(!t): dt We can also see that the di®erential operator has to have units of inverse time by appealing to the de¯nition of the derivative df (t) f (t + ¢t) ¡ f (t) = lim : ¢t!0 dt ¢t The (s¡1 ) comes from the denominator ¢t that is in (s).A Note on Mathematical Functions and Units/Physical Dimensions Consider almost any \ordinary" or \regular" function2 of an independent variable x. This may seem strange and somewhat contrary to your previous experience. then the sum would be nonsense since the ¯rst term is dimensionless. then there really is a transparent (or hidden) frequency ! = 1 (s¡1 ) multiplying the t so that v(t) = V0 cos(!t + Á): Now the argument !t + Á of the cosine is clearly dimensionless. the second term has units (m)2 . the frequency ! is in (s¡1 ). examine the Taylor series expansion. etc. but a radian is not dimensioned: Its use in (rad/s) is simply a reminder that we are using the angular frequency ! and not the common experimentalist's frequency f = !=2¼ (cycle/s=Hz). Also note that the function f (x) itself is dimensionless. and the time t is in (s). too. you have dealt with a time-domain voltage signal such as v(t) = 12 cos(t + 45± ) or 12 cos(t + ¼=4): If the time variable t is measured in (s). to name a few exceptions. To see this. The operators di®erentiation and integration impart units: Consider the timedomain current signal i(t) = I0 cos(!t): In our standard mksC (SI) units. the third term has units (m)4 . 2 Not ±(x) or u(x) or jxj. Also note that we often say ! has units of (rad/s). The constant V0 = 12 (V) carries the dimensions of the voltage signal v(t). the current amplitude I0 is in (A). 13 .

We can also see that the integral operator has to have units of time by appealing to the de¯nition of the integral in terms of a limit on the Riemann sum Zb f (t) dt = lim N !1 a N X f (tn )¢tn : n=1 The prime notation for derivatives. When dealing with a generic function such as f (t) or g(x).Integration with respect to the dimensioned variable t imparts the units of t or (s) since Zt t0 Zt i(¿ ) d¿ = I0 cos(!¿ ) d¿ = t0 ¤ I0 £ sin(!t) ¡ sin(!t0 ) : ! Note the good practice of using a dummy time variable for the integration. to avoid confusion with the ¯nal time that is the upper integration limit. as in f 0 (») = Note that df (») d» or f 0 (~) = df (~) : d~ d d» df (») d» f (») = = f 0 (») : dt d» dt dt 14 . we commonly denote derivatives using the prime df (t) = f 0 (t) dt and dg(x) = g 0 (x): dx The prime denotes di®erentiation to the entire argument of the function.

... ........ T2 fx(t)g = x(t ¡ t0 )............... T7 above for linearity.. ...... ......... then the system is said to be linear.... .......... such that y(t) = T fx(t)g: Another name for T is system transformation rule. 15 ....... μ ¶ d2 d T4 fx(t)g = c2 2 + c1 + c0 x(t)....... x(t) y(t) T Assume the zero-state response y(t) of a system to the input x(t) is described by an operator T .... . ....... ............. . ....Linear System ............ . ...... T2 . ................... : : : .. .................... .. .. ..... .......... T3 fx(t)g = T5 fx(t)g = Zt d x(t) dt x(¿ ) d¿ ¡1 T7 fx(t)g = Ax(t) + B: Linear System: If the input/output relationship or system operator or system transformation rule satis¯es the superposition principle T fc1 x1 (t) + c2 x2 (t)g = c1 T fx1 (t)g + c2 T fx2 (t)g... .......... .. dt dt T6 fx(t)g = x2 (t)... Examples might be T1 fx(t)g = Ax(t). F HW 1 Test the examples T1 .. .

...... . ..... ... and 1=C.. . .......... . .......... ..e.... ... .... ...... ........ ..... .................. ........... .... .. . ........ .... ....... . . ..... . Note: In our linear RLC circuit analysis. If the response to the delayed input x(t ¡ t0 ) is the delayed response y(t ¡ t0 )............................................ ......... ....... .......... . ..... ........ ............... R... ........ ...... .... .............. ..... .............. ..... ....... . and the system is said to be time-invariant.. ....... ........................ ........ . .........t. ..... .... . ..... ..... .... ...... .. ...... .. .... ..... .... ............... . . ... ....... time varying) coe±cients... ........ ................................... ................ . x(t) y(t) T ................. ...... ............... ..Time-Invariant System: ....... ........ ..... then the system is a time-variant system..... ..... ... . ....................... the equation-of-motion is typically a linear integrodi®erential equation.......... x(t ¡ t0 ) y(t ¡ t0 ) T Let the response of a system to the input signal x(t) be the output signal y(t).... .......... with constant coe±cients......... ... ... .. ...... .... ..... .... ....... .... . .. ....... the characteristics of the system did not change in time.... .........r............... ..... i(t) vg (t) + ¡ C Zt di(t) 1 L + Ri(t) + dt C vg (t) .. ... ..... .. .............. ... .... .... ........ . ..... . ..... time-varying system....... ..... ......... .. .... . such as R L ........... ......... ........ .. ... ..... ....... ... . .. .... ........... . ................. ..... .. .......... .... . ........ .............. ................... .. .... .. . . note the constant coe±cients L.... .... ......... . ......... ..... .... .... .. . ... .. . ... ...... .. .... .... .. ....... ........ ........ ..... . .. .. 16 . ............. ... ................... .... ... ....... ................... .................... If the equation-of-motion of a system is a di®erential equation with non-constant (i. ..... ................ t so that di(t) 1 d2 i(t) +R + i(t) = vg0 (t): L 2 dt dt C Again.. ...... ........... .... .... . ..... ........ .. . .. ...... . ...... . i(t) i(¿ ) d¿ = vg (t) ¡1 which is easily converted to an ordinary di®erential equation by di®erentiating w... F HW 2 Give an example of a linear............. . ... ................ . .. ................ ..... ......... ..... . ........ ..... ....... .. ........ .. .............. ... ............. .. .......... .

... . ... ..... ..... and acts only on the time-domain function ±(t ¡ ¿ ) 8 1 9 Z1 <Z = y(t) = T fx(t)g = T x(¿ )±(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = x(¿ )T f±(t ¡ ¿ )g d¿: : ...................... ... invoke the sampling property of the Dirac-delta function to write Z1 x(t) = ¡1 x(¿ )±(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿: Now exploit the linearity of the operator T and note that T f¢g operates only on functions of time t...... ±(t ¡ ¿ ) T h(t ¡ ¿ ) Since the system is also time-invariant....... ...... ........ T f±(t ¡ ¿ )g = h(t ¡ ¿ ) and the result above is y(t) = Z1 ¡1 x(¿ )h(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿: This integral operator that takes two functions of time x(t) and h(t).. .................. .. T y(t) = T fx(t)g This fundamental concept is easy to see and derive..... .... First...... ............................ is called the convolution integral............. ...... ... ......... ....................................... ....... ... ............ ¡1 ¡1 The response of our system to the Dirac-delta function or impulse function is called the system impulse response and it is denoted by the signal h(t)............... It is a fundamental characterization of any linear........ we write y(t) = x(t) ~ h(t): 17 ..... ............ ........ .... ......... .......Input/Output Relationship for a LTI System (zero-state or driven response) x(t) .......... ...... ... .. ..... .................................................... .... . ......... . .. .......... .... and produces a third function of time y(t).... ...................... ........... ........... ... starting with a little \trick" by way of the notation........ .... . ±(t) h(t) T ... ........ .... .. ....... ..... . . T treats x(¿ ) as a constant............. In particular......... ............. ....... time-invariant system............ ........ ............... ....... .....

........................... ..... .......................... ...... .. ..... . ................... ... .................. .. ................. ....... ..... ............. ........... ..... ...................... ....... ......... ................ .... ......... .. ........... .. ....... ..... ................................ . ....... .... ............ ..... . ...... ............ ...................... .... .................. . ..........Convolution The convolution operation is not restricted to our above LTI system application..... . . ... ... ... . ...... ...................... ............. .............. ..... .. .......... .... . ..... .. ................................ ........ ....... ................. ....... ...... .................. .................. .... ..... ........ t s(t) = Z1 ¡1 0 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = 18 Z1 ¡1 0 d¿ = 0 ¿ ..... ................... ........................ ................ ........... ..... ....... ...................................................... ................ .... .... ........ ..... ........... ............... ..................... Evaluate s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) where f and g are causal........................ ...................................... ... ....... ....... ....... ... ... ...... .......... .. ........ .................................... . .... .... ...... .................... . .... ........................ .............. . ........ ..... .. .................. . .. .. ...................... ... .... ............. ..... ¿ 0 ) g(t ¡ ¿ ) = e¡b(t¡¿ u(t ¡ ¿ ) ............ t ¿ 0 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) ........ ............. . .. ............. ....................... ......... ............. ... ........... .... ... decaying exponential signals f (t) = e¡at u(t) and g(t) = e¡bt u(t) with 0 < a < b: case: t < 0 f (¿ ) = e¡a¿ u(¿ ) .................. ................ say f (t) and g(t): f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿: Example..... ... ............. ................. ................. ... . ....... .... .... . . .... ....... ................. .... . ........ .................... . ........... It can operate on any two (reasonably) arbitrary signals. . ...................... ......... ... ......

. .......................... ............................................ ........ ............... .................... .. ...................... .... ..... ... ............... ... ......... ........ ..... .. ................ ......... ... ................. ..... ................ ...... ..... .................. .................... .......... .................. ............ ................ .. ......... ... ........... ...... ........................ ....................................................................... ..................... ...... ............................. .... ... .......................... .... ...................... ... ................. ¿ 0 ) g(t ¡ ¿ ) = e¡b(t¡¿ u(t ¡ ¿ ) ...... ......... ...... . ......... ...... ............case: t > 0 f (¿ ) = e¡a¿ u(¿ ) .................... .. .............................. ............................. ..................... ................... .... .... ..... ............... .. . ................. .......... .... ................... .................... ................ .... ........ .. .......... ...... .. .. ........... ................................................... .. ............................. ................................... .............. .......... ...... ......... ......... .................. . ............................ ................ ...... ......... .. .... ...... . ........................................................ ........ .... .. .................. . ...... ..... .... ............ ...... .. .................. ................. ..................................... ........ .. ... ..... ... ........................... t 0 s(t) = Z1 ¡1 = Z0 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ 0 d¿ + ¡1 = e¡bt Zt ¡a¿ ¡b(t¡¿ ) e e d¿ + t 0 Zt Z1 e(b¡a)¿ d¿ = 0 19 e¡at ¡ e¡bt b¡a 0 d¿ ¿ .. .. .............. ¿ t 0 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) .... ... ................................ .............. .... ....... . .................. . .. .... .... ...... ................... .............. ......................... .................

............ .. ......... .. ... ........... ..................... ..... .. ....................... The derivative vanishes at time t = tm .......... ....... ............. ............ .... .... 0 tm t Let's look for the maximum of s(t) analytically: The derivative be¡bt ¡ ae¡at e¡at ¡ e¡bt u(t) + ±(t) b¡a b¡a be¡bt ¡ ae¡at = u(t) b¡a s0 (t) = since ¯ e¡at ¡ e¡bt ¯¯ = 0: b ¡ a ¯t=0 Recall that Ã(t)±(t) = Ã(0)±(t).......... . ... ......Now combine both expressions (¯rst one for t < 0 and second one for t > 0) into a single equation valid for all t e¡at ¡ e¡bt u(t): s(t) = b¡a s(t) .. ..................... .... ....... ........... .. ..................... .... . ........ .. ..... ............................ ..... ............... so write s0 (tm ) = 0 so that ae¡atm = be¡btm b e(b¡a)tm = a tm = ln(b=a) b¡a 20 ............................................ ........... . ........ ...... .. ........ ............. .. ... ... . ...... ................ ............................. . ..... ............. .... ......

Another Convolution Example: The Convolution of Two Gaussian Pulses Evaluate z(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) with f (t) = exp(¡at2 ) and g(t) = exp(¡bt2 ). Both f (t) and g(t) are \on" for all time. so we don't have to worry about sketching them to see when they turn on or o®. z(t) = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = 2 = e¡bt Z1 e¡[(a+b)¿ 2 Z1 2 2 e¡a¿ e¡b(t¡¿ ) d¿ ¡1 ¡2bt¿ ] d¿ ¡1 complete the square μ ¶2 p bt (bt)2 (a + b)¿ ¡ 2bt¿ = a + b¿ ¡ p ¡ a+b a+b 2 z(t) = exp ·μ " μ ¶ ¸ Z1 ¶2 # p bt b2 2 ¡b t exp ¡ a + b¿ ¡ p d¿ a+b a+b ¡1 let x= p bt a + b¿ ¡ p a+b p dx = a + b d¿ ¿ = §1 ¡! x = §1 recall or use (\and it is a trick!"see page 63) Z1 2 e¡x dx = p ¼ ¡1 ·μ ¶ ¸ Z1 2 b2 dx z(t) = exp ¡ b t2 e¡x p a+b a+b ¡1 r · μ ¶ ¸ b2 ¼ = exp ¡ b ¡ t2 a+b a+b r · ¸ ¼ ab 2 = exp ¡ t a+b a+b The convolution of two Gaussians is a third Gaussian. 21 .

.......... ................... ........................................ .... ............................................... ....... ............................... ................................. ..................... ........................ .... ........ 0 < t < a 0........ ........ ....... ................... . ........ ............ .................... ........ ....................... .............. ....................... ............................................ t < 0 or t>a 1............. ................. ................................ .......... ...... .................. .......... ................................. f (¿ ) 1 a 0 .......................................... ......... ........ .. ....... ... ........................... .................. .............................. .. ............................................. . ....................................... ..................... . . .......................... ..... .......... .............. ................................................................. .. ............................................ ....... .. ........................................... . ............ .................... ....................... ......... ........ .......................... .............................................. ............. ..... ............................... f (t) 1 a 0 .................. 0 < t < b 0........... ......................... ......................................................... ... ......................... ............... .......... g(t) t 1 0 b Z1 s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = ¡1 t f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ Since the arguments of our individual signals are ¿ (and a shifted.. ................ ....................................................... ............. .................... ... .................................................. .... ............ g(¿ ) ¿ 1 0 b 22 ¿ .... . .. .......... ............................................. let's redraw our functions f and g as functions of the dummy variable ¿ .......... .......................................................... .... t < 0 or t>b Here the pulse width a of f (t) has been arbitrarily selected to be greater than the pulse width b of g(t)...................................... rotated version of ¿ ) in the convolution integral................. ............................................... ...... ........................................... ..................................................... ............ ................ ...................................................................................... ......................................... ............... .. ............................................................Yet Another Convolution Example Evaluate s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) where f (t) and g(t) are the given rectangular pulses: f (t) = u(t) ¡ u(t ¡ a) = g(t) = u(t) ¡ u(t ¡ b) = ½ ½ 1.................................... ...... .......................................... ...................................... ................................. ..... ..........

....................... .... ......... ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) t¡ b t 0 .... g(¿ ¡ t) t 0 t+b ........................ ........... .................................................................................................. ........ ................................ ......................... .......... . ........... ............ ....... .................... ..... ......................... ............................................... ... ................................. ........................ ....................................... ...... ............ f (¿ ) 0 a b ..... .................. ......... ................ ... ............. ..... .. ............... ........... ............................. ......... ............................Let's leave f (¿ ) alone (as in the version of the convolution integral above)...... ......... and evaluate the in¯nite range integral from ¿ = ¡1 to ¿ = +1......... .......................... ................................... ............................. .................... ........................... ........ .................. ................ .. .............. ...... ........... ...... .................... ................. case: t < 0 .... .................... ........................ ... ....... ................ ... ........ ...... .. ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 t¡b t ¿ Now let's vary the parameter t (it survives the ¿ integration).. .................. ..... .................................................. ..... ..... ............................. ....... ...................... ........... ......................... ........................ .... .............. ................... ...... ............. . ...................... ................ .............................. ............ . ....................... ................ ..................................... .... ... ........ ........................................ ................................... . .............. .. ............................................... ............ .. .................. ..... ....... ............................ ........................................................................... ............ ............................. .... ............................................. .... ........................ ............................. ................................ .................... ¿ f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = 23 Z1 ¡1 0 d¿ = 0 ¿ .......... .................... ......... .......................... ................. ............. ............................................ ....................... ................................. .... ...................... ..................... . ................................................. .................. ... ....................... ....... . .................................. compute (graph!) the product of f (¿ ) and g(t ¡ ¿ )................................ ..... ...................... ...... ............ .................. . we must calculate the total area under the curve of f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ )................. ..... ........... That is.......................... ........................... ........................... ..... .................................................................... .. ...................................... ......................... ... and shift and rotate g(¿ ) (as it appears in the version of the convolution integral above)..... ........ ...... ............... ............. .............. ..... .................................. . .............. .................. ........

....................................... .... ...................... ............................................................. ...................................... ........... .................................................... .... .............. ........................................ .......................... .......... ..................................................................................................... ...... .... ..................... ........................ .................................... ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) t¡ b 0 t .. ......... ................. ........................... ................ .. ......... .. ......... ........................... . ............ ............................. ... ................................. ....... . . .................. .. ........................ ............ ............. ....... .. .............................................. ... ................... ......... ...... .............................................. ..... ............. . ......... ...... ....................................... ...................... ..... .... ..... .. .. ......... .. ............... ... ........................................ .... ......... ....................... .................. ........... .... ......... . ..... ........................................... ........................... .. .... ............................................. ....... . ....................... .................. ....... ...... .............. .................... ................................................ ....... ............ .................... . ..... ..................... .................................. ........................................................ ... ....................................... .......................... f (¿ ) 0 a b .. ..................... ............... ... . ................... .......... .. ........ ¿ f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 t¡ b s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 b f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = t a Zt t¡b 24 d¿ = b ¿ .... ........................................................ ............ ....... .................................................................................. .................. .................. ..................... ...... .......... .............. .................... ................... ............................................ ................................... .. ............................ ........ ......... . ........... ................. .............................................. ......... ..... ...................... ....................... ............................................. .... ................ ............................................ ..................... ..................... ........... ......................................................... .......................... .. ................ ............ ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 t¡ b t ................................... ....... ................................................ ...................... ................... ......................................................................... .......................................... ................. ... ¿ f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 t a b f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = Zt ¿ d¿ = t 0 case: b < t < a . .......... ...... ............................ .... ........... ................................................... ...................... .. .................................................... .................................................... .......case: 0 < t < b .. .................................... ................................ ..... ............................. .... ......... . .... ............ ..................................... ......................................................... ................... ................................. ...... ....... ..... ... f (¿ ) 0 a b .................................... ... .............. ................................... .................

.................................................................................... ........ .... .......................... .......... ........ .... .... .............. . .............................................. ......... ............ .......... . ........................................ .... . .. .......... ............................................... ............................... ....... .......... ............. . ¿ f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) t¡b 0 s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 a f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = t Za a+b ¿ d¿ = a + b ¡ t t¡b case: t > a + b .......................... ......... ...... ....... .............. ..... .............. ..... ......................................................................................... ............ ......... ......... ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) t¡b 0 a t a+b ................................ ..... ........................ ....................... ..... ....................... ........... .............. ............................................................. ................................... . ....................................................................... ........ ........................... ........ ...... ......... ............................................................. ................................ ............ .... .. .... ............................ .... ........ .......... ............. ....... ................................................................ .................................................................................................... ................... ........................... ................... ..... ........ ............. .......... ......... ........ ............................... . ...... ...................................... ............. ................................ ............................ ....................................... .............. ............. ........ .......... ....... ... ....... ...... ..................... ................................ ........ ¿ g(t ¡ ¿ ) a 0 t¡b a + b t ............................ ......................................... . ........ ...... ............................ .............. ..... ....................................... ......... .... ...... .................................. ......... .................. ¿ f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) 0 s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = 25 Z1 ¡1 0 d¿ = 0 ¿ ............. .... ..................................................... ........ .. ........... . ........... ............................ .... f (¿ ) 0 a b a+b .. ................. ..................................... . .. .............. ... ...... ............................. ..... ......... .......... ...... ........... . . .................. .............. ................ . f (¿ ) 0 a b a+b ........................................................... ... ................. ........................... ...... .............................. ......................... . ..... ..................................................... ....................................... ..................... ....... .......................... ........ ... . ................ ..................... .............. .................................................. ........ ......................... ..................................................... ............ .... ................................................................................................... ...... ............................ ........... .... ..................................................................... ..case: a < t < a + b .............. ...................................... ..................... . . ............................................ ..... . ... ...... ......................... ................. ........... .............. ............ ............ .......... ............... ... ....... ...........................

.. ..... ........ .. ...... ... .......... ... .... . ..... ............ .. ... ........ ....... .. ...... ....... ............. ....... ...... .... ..... .. ....... ......... .. ........ ......... ...... ... ........... ......... .. > > > > > < t..... ..... ................ ............... . ... .... . ............... . ... ... ... b 0 a b 26 a+b t .. ...... .... . . ......... .................. .... .............. .. . .. .... ...... .. .... .. ..... . .. .... ...... 8 0....... ..... .... ........ ....... .............. . ........ ..... ...... ................ ... ... ... ... ....... ......... ..... ............ . . ......... . > > > a + b ¡ t................ .. ............ ....... .... ............ ...... ....... s(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = b...... ............. ............ ........ ....... ............. .. .... .... ......... ........ ............... ... ....... .. .......... ......... . . ..... . ................. .... ....... ........ ..... ................................All together now................ > > : 0............ . .... ......... . . .......... .. ....................................... . t<0 0<t<b b<t<a a<t<a+b t>a+b s(t) ............. .. ........ ......... .. .. ..... ... .... . ..... ...... ...

. ... ... ......... ... . . ......... .... ....... ................. ... . ... ..... .... . .. .. . . . .. ........... ......... ... ....... ... ... Show that your result can also be obtained from the limit of the above as b ! a r(t) = lim s(t): b!a Use l'Hopital's rule to disarm the 0=0 form.... .... .... .. ...... .. . ............ ............ .. .. .... .. ..... that is let b = a.... ................ ....... ....... .. .. ...... ......... ........... ...... .... ......... . .. . ¡T ¦(t=T ) = ½ ¤(t=T ) = t T 5.......... ... ..... . . ....... .......... ... ... . .. ..... ... .. ......... .. ............ ..... ..... ... . ...... .... Show that Zt f (t) ~ u(t) = f (¿ ) d¿: ¡1 4......... . ¦(t=T ) ¡T =2 t 1 ¤(t=T ) 0 1...... (jtj > T ) .. .... .............. each of the derivatives d ¤(t=T ) dt and 27 d ¦(t=T ): dt ½ 1 ¡ jtj=T.... ....... ........... ... ...... . ..................... ...... .. ... . .. ..... . ...... Show that f (t) ~ ±(t ¡ t0 ) = f (t ¡ t0 ).. .... .. (jtj < T ) 0. ... Evaluate the convolution of the standard rectangular pulse with itself ¦(t=T ) ~ ¦(t=T ).. .. .. ....... (jtj > T =2) T =2 0 ......... . . ................... ....... ..... ... ... ... .. .... ....... ... .. .................... .. .. ............. ... . ...... ..... . ....... .... .. .... .. ..... ... . . and graph. . ........... ... .... ......... ..................... ..... ...... ......... .. ..... ....... . . ...... .... .... . ... .. Express the result in terms of the standard triangular pulse ¤(t=T )...... .. 2. (jtj < T =2) 0. Find an expression for.............. .... . .. ..... 1 ................. .... ... ........... . ... .. In the above example on page 18.. ....... ..... ........... .... ......... .. .. 3.......................... .. ...................... .................... ....... .. ¯nd r(t) = f (t) ~ f (t). .. ..... ..........Homework Problems 1...

such that jx(t)j · A < 1 for all time t. then the zero-state output y(t) is also bounded if the impulse response is absolutely integrable: ¯ ¯ 1 ¯ ¯Z Z1 Z1 ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯¯ ¯ ¯h(¿ )x(t ¡ ¿ )¯ d¿ = ¯h(¿ )¯¯x(t ¡ ¿ )¯ d¿ h(¿ )x(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ ¯¯ · jy(t)j = ¯¯ ¯ ¯ ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 ·A Z1 ¡1 if Z1 ¡1 ¯ ¯ ¯h(t)¯ dt < 1: 28 ¯ ¯ ¯h(¿ )¯ d¿ < 1 . The impulse response of a causal system is therefore a causal signal.Causal system: If the input x(t) = 0 for t < t0 . then so is their convolution f (t) ~ g(t). If f (t) and g(t) are both causal signals. then the zero-state response y(t) = 0 for t < t0 . Bounded input/bounded output stability: If the input signal is bounded.

.. ........... ......................... .. .... .. .... .. cos(x)=x ..... .......... . ... .......... . . . . ..... .. ................................. ...... ...................... ..... . ... .. ...... . .............. .... if jf (x)j · A < 1 for all x.... . then we say f is singular at x0 . ... ............. ............. .... ... ...................... Examples........ .. ......... . . . . . ... .. ........... ..... ........... ....... .......... .... ...... .... ... ... .. ............ .. ................. ......... ......... then we say the function f (x) is bounded.......... ..... .... .................... . .... .. .... ... .. .. . . . ............... .. .. .............................. ... .... ..Singular Functions and Integrals Consider a real-valued function f of a real variable x.. .......... . ..... .... and x0 is a singular point of f ... .......... ...... ......... . .... ..................... .... ........ .............. ... ....... ..... .... .................. . ........ .. ........... ................ ........ ..... .... ............... .. 1=x . ........... ... .. . ........... ...... ........... ..... .... If jf (x0 )j = 1 for some particular x = x0 ..... .. 29 ..... ....... ..... . ....... .. ..... . ... ... .... . . ............ . ....... ... ............. ............ ...... ...... ....... ........ . ... ................. ................................. ...... .. ........ ............. ....... With A some positive and ¯nite constant..... ....... ....... . ... .. ....... ............ ......... .. . . ............ ..... .................... ..... ..... x 1 is singular at x = 0 x x sin(x) is bounded at x = 0 x x cos(x) is singular at x = 0 x sin(x)=x ............. ... ..... .. .. .... .. ....... . ... ......... ......... .............. .................... ........... .. . ..... .... ........... ... ................... .... ............. .... .... ............... ....... . .... ....

.... ........... . . ......... .......... ........ ..... . . .. ................. .... ......... . .. .. ....... ......... .... ................. .......... .. ... .... . ....... ... .. .... . ....... ... ... ...... 0 1 is singular at x = 7 (x ¡ 7)2 x 7 p 1= x . These limits are arbitrary.. ... ....... ........................ ... ............ .. ...... .... .......... ................. ...... ... .... ...... .. .. .. .... ........... . ... .. ..... .. ... ........................ and it does not exist...... ... . 1 p is singular at x = 0 x x 0 Consider now the de¯nite integral of f (x) between the limits x = a and x = b........... ... ... ....... .. ............. .. . ...... .... .... .......... ........ ... . .... . . .... .. .... ... . .. .... ........ ........... . ....... ... ... .......... . .... . ...... . but with the restriction that a · b......... ... ....... ... . .. . ...... .... .... .... ....... ...... ..... . ¯ ¯ then the integral converges..... ........ ........ . ..... a From the triangle inequality ¯ Zb ¯Zb ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ f (x) dx¯ · jf (x)j dx: ¯ ¯ a a 30 ..... ......... a ¯Zb ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ If ¯ f (x) dx¯ = 1.... . ..... .......... .. ..... .. .1=(x ¡ 7)2 .... ...... ..................... .......... ........ .................. ...... ...... .. ... ... ¯ ¯Zb ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ If ¯ f (x) dx¯ · A... ... ....... ¯ ¯ then the integral diverges... ............... ... and it exists...........

0 With ² > 0. Z1 dx x2 diverges because the integrand has a non-integrable singularity at the origin. Examples. (2) An in¯nite range integral (a = ¡1 and/or b = 1) having a bounded integrand that doesn't decay fast enough at 1. and if b > a. for simplicity.If f (x) = jf (x)j (f is non-negative. Basically. Z1 0 ¯1 dx ¯ = ln(x)¯ = 0 ¡ ln(0) = 1 is divergent. let's temporarily restrict our attention to non-negative f (x). 31 . there are two ways to get a divergent integral: (1) A ¯nite range integral (¡1 < a < b < 1) having an integrand with a non-integrable (too big!) singularity. if we avoid the second-order pole at the origin. the integral evaluates to Z1 ¯² 1 ¯¯ dx = ¯ x2 x¯ x=1 ² = 1 ¡ 1: ² Clearly this integral is unbounded (singular) if we let ² ! 0. then Zb a f (x) dx ¸ 0: Therefore. that is f (x) ¸ 0). x x=0 ¯1 dx 1 ¯¯ = ¯ x2 x¯ x=1 = 1 ¡ 0 = 1 is convergent. x x=0 Z1 0 Z1 1 ¯1 dx ¯ p = 2x1=2 ¯ = 2 is convergent.

. ¡1 If we want to integrate 1=x from x = ¡1 to x = 1...... ....... Here is one example that demonstrates what is meant by the Cauchy principal value which is one possible interpretation of an otherwise divergent integral..... .......... ......... ... ..... .... ...... 1=x ¡1 32 1 x ... ... x 0 Also observe that Z0 dx x is divergent.. strictly speaking......... since Z1 dx is divergent..... ........ if we exploit the odd symmetry of the integrand........... . . .... . ...... .. ............................. .. .... ..... . ..... then we can say PV Z1 ¡1 2 ¡² 3 Z1 Z Z1 dx dx dx dx 5 =| = lim 4 + = 0: ²!0 x x x x ¡1 ¡1 ² ............ .. ... . .. ...... .. .... .....Z1 1 ¯1 ¯ dx ¯ = ln(x)¯ = 1 ¡ 0 = 1 is divergent. .. .... . ..................... ............... ........... . ...... ....... ... ... . ................... .... ignoring the singularity at the origin...... we should not break it as Z1 ¡1 Z0 Z1 dx dx dx 6 = + : x x x ¡1 0 But under the Cauchy principal value interpretation.... ..... ......... .............. .. ....... .. ... . .... ... ¯ x x=1 Cauchy Principal Value Sometimes we relax our concept of the integral to obtain a ¯nite result and \dance around" singularities in the integrand that are.. ... ... . ... ......... .... ....... ......... ...... ...... ............ non-integrable. If f (x) is bounded everywhere and if a < c < b........................ .... .. then we can always break the integration domain from a to b at the point c and write Zb f (x) dx = a Zc f (x) dx + a Zb f (x) dx: c We have already seen that the function f (x) = 1=x has a non-integrable singularity at the origin............ ...

.. ......... . . . . . ... . ... . . . .. . better to say something new and stimulating to the interested students than to show routine steps to the uninterested ones.. .. .. . ....... .. ... ... ..... ...... . .. ...... . . .. p... . ... . .. . ... .. . ....... .. . .. ...... . .. .... . .... .... . .. . ......... .. ... . ...... ... .... .. (k + 1=2)¼ k¼ x (k + 1)¼ (k+1)¼ Z ¯ k¼ ¯ ¯ sin x ¯ ¼=2 1 ¯ ¯ ¯ x ¯ dx > (k + 1=2)¼ = 2k + 1 (k+1)¼ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ Z1 ¯ Z¼ ¯ Z ¯ Z¼ ¯ 1 1 X X ¯ sin x ¯ ¯ sin x ¯ ¯ sin x ¯ ¯ sin x ¯ 1 ¯ ¯ dx = ¯ ¯ dx + ¯ ¯ dx > ¯ ¯ dx + =1 ¯ x ¯ ¯ x ¯ ¯ x ¯ ¯ x ¯ 2k + 1 k=1 k¼ k=1 0 0 0 | {z } | {z } ¯nite divergent \.. . ... . . Peter Rowe Geometrical Physics in Minkowski Spacetime......... ...... . ...... .. . . ....... . . .. ..G.... . .. . . ...... .... . ... ....... ... . .. ... . . . .... v 33 ... .. .. .. .. .. .... ......... .. .... . .. . . .. ... ... .. . ... .. ... Springer........ ..... ... ............ ... .. ... .. .... ....... .... . ... . .......... . .... ....... .. . . . . . . . .. . .. ........ ........ .... ... . . . . .. ... . .. . . . .. .¯ Z1 ¯ ¯ sin x ¯ ¯ ¯ SHOW THAT ¯ x ¯ dx IS DIVERGENT 0 ...... .. .... .. . . .. . . ...... .. ... . ... . . . ... ........... .. . . . ...... ..........." E.. .......... . ... ...... .... .. .... . .... .. 2001.. ...... . .. .. ........ ... ... .. . . . . ... .... ... . . .... ... ..... . ... ......... .. ..... .. . .... .. .. . ..... ... ............ ......... ... .... . ....... .. .. .. ...... .......... ...... .... . . .. . . . . . . ..... .. . .... . .. ..... . .. . ... .... . ........ . . ... .... ... ... ....... . ... . .. . ......... ... .... . . ...... .. . .......... ... .. . .. .. .... ...... .. .... ..... .... . . ... ..

................... ...... .. .. ... ... ... .... . . ........................ . .......... . ....... ... . .. ........... .... .... . ... . ........ .. ........ ...... . ..... ........ .. .......... .. .............. .. .. . .. ....... . . ... ... .. .. . ........ ... . .... .... . . ............ .. ...... .. ... ... . .... .. ...... . . .... .. .... ..... ....... ... ....... . .... . .... .. ... ..... . .. . . ......... ..... .. ... . . . .... .......... .... . . .................. ... .... ............. ... ..... ............... ........ .... .......... .. . ....... .... . ........... ... . .. .. ....... .............. ... .......... ...... .. . .... .. .......... .... .. . . ... .. .. ....... . .. .. . ... ..... .......... ............ . ........ ...... .. . .. .. . .... . . .. . .............. . ... . ..... .. ........ ........... .... ... ................. . . .. . ..... .. ............... .......SHOW THAT Z1 sin x dx IS CONVERGENT x 0 ............... ..... ... ........ ........ . ... .. ....... .... .. ...... ..... . ..... ...................... ... .. .... ...... . .. ... . . ... ......... ... .. .. . . ... .... ...... . ... ..... ...... ..... ..... ... .. ..... ..... ........ .... ..... . . ... (2k + 2)¼ (2k+2)¼ Z x (2k + 1)¼ 2k¼ sin x dx = x (2k+1)¼ Z 2k¼ sin x dx + x 2k¼ = (2k+1)¼ (2k+1)¼ Z | sin x dx ¡ x 2k¼ = (2k+2)¼ Z sin x dx x {z let t=x¡¼ (2k+1)¼ Z } sin t dt t+¼ 2k¼ (2k+1)¼ Z sin x μ 1 1 ¡ x x+¼ ¶ dx 2k¼ =¼ (2k+1)¼ Z sin x dx < ¼ x2 + ¼x 2k¼ Z1 0 sin x dx = x 2N Z ¼ 0 1 X sin x dx + x k=N (2k+1)¼ Z dx 1 = x2 4k2 + 2k 2k¼ (2k+2)¼ Z sin x dx < x 2N Z ¼ 0 2k¼ | 34 1 X sin x 1 dx + 2 x 4k + 2k k=N | {z } {z } ¯nite ¯nite ... . ............ ... .... . . ......... ... ... . ... ........... ... . ...... ....... . . ..... ..... .. ....... .......... ............... ...... . . ........ . ...... ....... ... .. .. ... .. ... ... .. .. ...........

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The capacitor is initially charged, such that v(t) = Vc0 prior to the closing of the switch
at time t = 0. Find an expression for the signal v(t) that is valid for all time t ¸ 0.
The constants R, C, !, V0 , and Vc0 are given and thus known.
The initial condition on the voltage v(t) that applies to our circuit for time t ¸ 0 is v(0+ )
and v(0+ ) = v(0¡ ) = Vc0 since the voltage across a capacitor must be a continuous function
of time. That is, if the capacitor current is bounded, because the voltage/current terminal
relationship of a capacitor is
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RC
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solution, then we see that the particular solution must be a linear combination of cos(!t)
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surrenders them (to us): All we have to do is insert the form (9) into the di®erential
equation (8). To do this, ¯rst write the required derivative
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dt
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On the other hand. note that vp (t) comes completely from the di®erential equation alone. if the initial state of the system is zero. that is. Firstly. then the response due to the input vg (t) that is proportional to V0 is called the zero-state response. because the di®erential equation is valid for time t ¸ 0) to (16) gives Vc0 = K + V0 1 + (!RC)2 K = Vc0 ¡ or V0 : 1 + (!RC)2 (17) Let's write out the complete solution in two forms. and is proportional to the non-zero initial condition voltage Vc0 . then V0 = 0 and the output signal v(t) is caused solely by the initial energy (or non-zero initial state of the system) stored in the capacitor. 40 . If we instead group terms proportional to Vc0 and V0 . the sum of the homogeneous plus particular solutions. observe that for t ¸ 0 · ¸ V0 v(t) = Vc0 ¡ e¡t=RC 1 + (!RC)2 | {z } homogeneous solution + £ ¤ V0 cos(!t) + !RC sin(!t) 1 + (!RC)2 | {z } (18) particular solution is exactly in the form in which we constructed the solution. we have for t ¸ 0 v(t) = ¡t=RC Vc0 e | {z } zero-input response + h i V0 ¡t=RC cos(!t) + !RC sin(!t) ¡ e : 1 + (!RC)2 | {z } (19) zero-state response If there is no input signal (or generator voltage vg (t) or forcing term). We now can assemble the complete solution v(t) = vh (t) + vp (t) or v(t) = Ke¡t=RC + £ ¤ V0 cos(!t) + !RC sin(!t) : 1 + (!RC)2 (16) Application of the one initial condition v(0) = v(0+ ) = Vc0 (note that it is the plus side of zero that applies to our di®erential equation.Again. so that Vc0 = 0.

. .. .................................... ..... . ........... ................ ........ .......... .. ....................... .......... y(t) ........ .... . ....... ..................................................... .. ........... .. ............. ...................... ........ ..............Step Response of an RC Circuit R .......... ................... . s(t) For the step response............................ .. ... ....... .. In systems engineering (\black-box") notation.. ...... . we have the general form of a zero-state response y(t) to some arbitrary input x(t) like this: x(t) .......... ..... ..... ......................... . .... ....... ............. by de¯nition.................... ............................. .......... .................. Therefore....... ......... ... ... ...... .... ..... ......... ............... ..... ...... .... ..... a zero-state response so the capacitor C is initially uncharged prior to the turning on of the input step function at time t = 0...... .... the step response s(t) = y(t) should be the response due to a non dimensioned input signal u(t) = x(t).................... .......... .... ........ ... for example....... by the continuity of capacitor voltage we have the initial condition v(0+ ) = v(0¡ ) = 0: (20) Ultimately. .......................... ......... we have: u(t) Our ensuing circuit analysis regards the input as x(t) = vg (t) = V0 u(t) and our output signal is y(t) = v(t)..................... ....... .............. ... ................ The Kirchho® current law applied to the node of potential v(t) in the circuit is for time t ¸ 0 C dv(t) v(t) ¡ vg (t) + =0 dt R (21) which is rearranged as 1 V0 dv(t) + v(t) = u(t): dt RC RC 41 (22) ......... ...... .. .................................. ........... . ........... ............ .......... ............ . ................ but in doing circuit analysis I ¯nd it better to explicitly express all physical signals such as voltages and currents in appropriate mksC (SI) units.......... ...................... .......... ............................ ... . ................................. ........... ......... ...... ............................................. .... ..... + ¡ V0 u(t) = vg (t) C + v(t) ¡ The step response is........... At the end we can normalize by V0 .... .....

completely determined (that is known by) the di®erential equation (24). the Heaviside unit step is probably unnecessary so we can write 1 V0 dv(t) + v(t) = : dt RC RC The homogeneous solution is (still) of the form vh (t) = Ke¡t=RC (23) (24) where K is some (new) unknown constant. due to a constant forcing term. so with the stipulation that t ¸ 0. 42 . as advertised. since the contribution £ ¤ £ ¤¯ ¡t=RC ¡t=RC ¯ 1¡e ±(t) = 1 ¡ e ±(t) = 0±(t) = 0 (32) ¯ t=0 is zero.Here we are already working in the time zone t ¸ 0. but its inclusion is invaluable in emphasizing the causal nature of the response. But now the particular solution. is itself a constant. In this particular instance. Insertion of (25) into (23) gives the rather trivial V0 D = or D = V0 : RC RC The complete solution is now v(t) = vh (t) + vp (t) or v(t) = Ke¡t=RC + V0 . non dimensional step response £ ¤ s(t) = 1 ¡ e¡t=RC u(t): (30) The impulse response is the derivative of the step response £ ¤ d 1 ¡t=RC h(t) = s(t) = e u(t) + 1 ¡ e¡t=RC ±(t) dt RC 1 ¡t=RC e u(t): (31) = RC Note that the units of h(t) are [(−)(F)]¡1 = (s)¡1 . and obtain the true. But that will not happen in general. and it is critically important if (when!) we di®erentiate the response. Now we can normalize by V0 . again. the chainrule di®erentiation that also di®erentiated the u(t) to get a ±(t) might appear super°uous. call it vp (t) = D: (25) This constant D is. whereupon the initial condition (20) gives K = ¡V0 so that £ ¤ v(t) = V0 1 ¡ e¡t=RC (t ¸ 0): A better (systems engineering style!) way to write this is £ ¤ v(t) = V0 1 ¡ e¡t=RC u(t): (26) (27) (28) (29) The unit step not only eliminates the need for the disclaimer t ¸ 0.

........ ..... ....... . ............ .. ....... ..... ........ but the capacitor voltage vC (t) must also be speci¯cally addressed because of the importance of continuity of capacitor voltage for determining initial conditions.... . ... ......... .... + C V0 u(t) = vg (t) + ¡ R v(t) ¡ In this circuit... ............. ...........Step Response of Another RC Circuit + vC (t) ¡ .. . ... .. ..... ........... ..... .. ... . .. Information about the excitation......... . ...... ....... .. ....... .............. .. .. ..... .............. By the continuity of capacitor voltage vC (0+ ) = vC (0¡ ) = 0: (33) The application of the Kirchho® current law to the node of potential v(t) gives ¤ d£ v(t) +C v(t) ¡ vg (t) = 0 R dt (34) or dv(t) 1 dvg (t) + v(t) = : (35) dt RC dt The forcing term is now the derivative of the voltage generator....... .......... .. Observe in the circuit that vg (t) = vC (t) + v(t) 43 (38) .. ........ ..... we take our output signal to be the voltage v(t) across the resistor.... ..................... .... ...... . ... ...... .... embodied by the source strength V0 .. .............. ................... ... then the delta function is zero and we have (note the time restriction) 1 dv(t) + v(t) = 0 (t > 0): (37) dt RC It looks as though we have lost our excitation: The di®erential equation is now homogeneous. . ..... .................... ...... which puts us in the unfamiliar realm of solving a di®erential equation with a wild Dirac-delta forcing term 1 dv(t) + v(t) = V0 ±(t): dt RC (36) If we stay away from t = 0.... ........... .. .................... . ..... ....... is included in the initial condition... .. ... .. ........ ...... ... .. The zero-state response demands that there is no initial energy storage in the capacitor so vC (0¡ ) = 0 prior to the unit step input turning on at time t = 0... .... ........... . . ... .. .......... ......... ......... ......... . . . ........... . .......... ....... .................. .....

The non dimensional step response is therefore (42) s(t) = e¡t=RC u(t) and the corresponding impulse response is h(t) = since 1 ¡t=RC d s(t) = e¡t=RC ±(t) ¡ e u(t) dt RC 1 ¡t=RC e = ±(t) ¡ u(t) RC ¯ ¯ ¡t=RC ¯ e ¯ ¯ = 1: (43) (44) t=0 Observe that the proper use of chain-rule di®erentiation and explicitly including the u(t) in the step response s(t) is necessary to get the true impulse response h(t). 44 . No particular solution is required for the complete solution to our homogeneous di®erential equation (37). which most de¯nitely contains a ±(t) term.and at time t = 0+ this is vg (0+ ) = vC (0+ ) + v(0+ ): (39) The initial condition (33) on the capacitor voltage together with vg (0+ ) = V0 reveals that the non-zero initial condition on our output signal v(t) is v(0+ ) = V0 . which is readily seen to be v(t) = V0 e¡t=RC (t > 0): (40) Inclusion of the Heaviside unit step function gives v(t) = V0 e¡t=RC u(t) (41) so that the time zone restriction t > 0 can be removed.

......................... ..... ........ .... ............... .............. .. R vg (t) + ¡ C + vb (t) vg (t) = va (t) + vb (t) ¡ ±(t) = ha (t) + hb (t) + va (t) u(t) = sa (t) + sb (t) ¡ Homework Problems 1. ...................... ..... .............................. . ........... ......... ....... . Observe that the circuit on page 41 is a special case of the circuit on page 38......... .... ............. .... .. ........ ........ ...... ........................ ........ ......................... .......... ......... ... .............. . . and obtain the two step responses (30) and (42) by integrating the corresponding impulse responses (31) and (43).......... ...... Then we see that the output of circuit (a) is the voltage across C and the output of circuit (b) is the voltage across R............... ........... ........................ ... .. ..... .................... ............... ......... ............. simply connect R and C in series and hang the series leg across the output terminals of a (ideal?) voltage source....... ... ... .. . .... . ...... ... ..... .................... .......... .............. .... if Vc0 = 0 and ! = 0........... ... ...... ..... .... .... ... ............ ....... ...... ....... ....... . . . ... Use convolution to ¯nd the zero-state (or driven) response of the RC circuit on page 41 to a rectangular input pulse vg (t) = V0 [u(t)¡u(t¡T )]. .................................Relationship Between the Two RC Circuits + ........... . ² R ±(t) ¡ C + + ..... .................... .................. .. .... ............ ... ............ ... ........ .... ....... ..... ................ ... .... . ................. ................. 3................. ......... . ........... ......... Go backwards....... .. .... since d h(t) = s(t) dt () 45 s(t) = Zt ¡1 h(¿ ) d¿: ..... ................... ..... ............. ...... ...... .. ................ .. show for yourself that the response (29) is the corresponding special case of the response (19)...... ................... ........ Kirchho®'s voltage law clearly shows the simple relationship that is displayed by comparing (30) and (42) and by comparing (31) and (43). ..... . ........ .......... ² ² + hb (t) R ² ¡ In the lab......... .. ............ .... . ... 2.. . . .......... .......... ...... .. C ha (t) ±(t) ¡ ¡ .... ...... ........... ..... .................. .............................. . ... .. ................ . .... ................. .. . ....... .. . ........................................ ........... Therefore................ .................. ........... Graph this response using MATLAB for several numerical values of the important (non dimensional) parameter T =RC........ ............ . .. ....................................................

. ..... ............. .. ............. .. .... ..... ................ .... .. let vg (t) = V0 u(t) 46 (1) . ....... Circuit layout....... . ... .... .... ...... ....... .......... ... ... ........... .. ..... ................. . .. ... . ............... .. .. ... .. . .................... ..... ....... . .. . ............... ........ .... .... y(t) = Ri(t) Fig.. .. ... .. .. ..... ...... .. . . . ..... .... ... . ...... ... ....... . ........ ..... . ........ ........ .. .... . ..... ............. .... .. .. 1..... . ....... ... ........ ........... ....... . . . . .. .. .. .. ..... ..... ..... . ............. ... ... .... .... ... ........ .... . ... . . . . .. .. ........ ... . ....... . .... ...... ....... ..... .. ....... . ............ . ......... . . .. .. ........ ............. ...... ... .. .. . . .......... ........ . .. ........ . ...... ... ..... . .... . .......... ...... ........... ...... ....... . .. . . ... ....... .. .. ........... ....... . .. . . .. . ......... ...... ......... ... ...... ..... .. ....... ........... .. . .. . .......... ........................ . ............ ................ .... ... ...... .. .. ..... ... .. ........ ...... .. ..... ...... .. . .. ......... ... .. . . ... ..... . ... ..... ... ... ...... ... .. .. ......... .......... .. ........ .. . .... ... ........... ... .... .... . .... ..... ....... ... ............. .. ..... .................... ..... ... ...... ...... ... ..................... . .. .... ....... ... ....... ... ... ... .. .. ... . . ........ . ........ .... . . . . ... ...... ............. . ... ....... . ... ..... ...... . ... . . .. .. .......... ... . ... ............. ... ..... .. . ..... . .... ... .... . ... .. .. .................. ..... .. ...... .... . ........ ... .... . .......... ....... ... . .... For de¯niteness and to keep track of the physical units. ................... ... . ..... ....... ... ........ .......... .... ..... ... . .. .... ...... ......... . .. . ... ......... .. ..... . .. . ....... . .. .. + v (t) ¡ L ² i(t) vg (t) + C + ¡ R ² vR (t) ¡ Fig... .. ........ ........ .. ...... ... ... .. ...................... ...... ... ... ... . ......... ....... .......... .. ... ..Step and Impulse Response of Series RLC Circuit ... . . ......... . System block diagram.. . . . ... ......... vg (t) = x(t) .... .. ...... .. ..... . ... ... .......... . . ... ... ... .......... . .... ......... .... . ...... .. ....... ..... .... .......... ...... ..... ... .... .............. The system step response is a \zero-state" response: No energy is initially stored in the system prior to the onset of the exciting Heaviside step function that turns on at t = 0....... ...... . ....... ...... .... .... ......... .... ... .. . . . ... .. ......... . ... .... ...... .... ...... ........ .. ..................... .......... .. .. . . .... ............ .... . .. ............ 2......... ... ....... . .... .... ....... . ... .............. ......... . ....... .......... .......... .. ... .. C . .. . ..... . ....... .... . ..... . . ...... . ... . . . .... .... .......... ...... ...... . . ... ... ..... .. . .. .. ............ .........

then its voltage must be a continuous function as in iC (t) = C vC (0+ ) = vC (0¡ ): (5) The equation-of-motion for the series circuit of Fig. X i0 (0+ ) = 47 (11) . If we di®erentiate (6) once to eliminate the integral operator. (7) from (3) and (4). statement (9) gives V0 : L Note that the dimensions are consistent in that (A/s) = (V/H). starts o® at zero vC (0+ ) = 0. requires the speci¯cation of one initial condition. whose highest derivative term is of degree one. The physics of the circuit dictates i(0+ ) = 0. and (2) respectively. Evaluation of (6) at time t = 0+ is Li0 (0+ ) + Ri(0+ ) + vC (0+ ) = vg (0+ ): (9) L The capacitor voltage. from (3) and (5). This second initial condition was already contained in (6). (10) so that together with (1) and (7). before we di®erentiated. the unique solution of equation (6). the resulting second-order di®erential equation di(t) d2 i(t) 1 +R (8) + i(t) = vg0 (t) 2 dt dt C now requires two initial conditions for a complete (unique) solution.with the (real) constant V0 being the amplitude of the exciting step function. zero initial (at time t = 0¡ ) energy storage requires i(0¡ ) = 0 vC (0¡ ) = 0: and (3) If the inductor voltage di(t) dt is to be bounded. With the forcing function vg (t) known. 1 is Kirchho®'s voltage law Zt di(t) 1 + Ri(t) + L dt C i(¿ ) d¿ = vg (t). if the capacitor current dvC (t) dt is to be bounded. and hence vL (t) = L i(0+ ) = i(0¡ ): (4) Similarly. then its current must be a continuous function of time. (6) ¡1 an integrodi®erential equation in the unknown series current i(t). Since the instantaneous energy stored in the inductor and capacitor at time t are wL (t) = 12 Li2 (t) 2 wC (t) = 12 CvC (t).

e. Let's restate our initial value problem: L 1 di(t) d2 i(t) + i(t) = vg0 (t) +R 2 dt dt C i(0+ ) = 0 i0 (0+ ) = (12) (13) V0 : L (14) Since our voltage generator is vg (t) = V0 u(t). are required in our case of a second-order equation. If we do this right. and C by in a manner that anticipates the solution. say of the form i(t) = exp(rt) where two such linearly independent forms (i. L d2 i(t) di(t) 1 + i(t) = V0 ±(t): +R 2 dt dt C (15) That looks troublesome. And our input (1) is proportional to the constant V0 that explicitly appears in the nonzero (\nonhomogeneous") initial condition (14). required our detailed understanding of the electrophysics embodied in the circuit. L. Homogeneous constant-coe±cient linear ordinary di®erential equations (LODE's) are particularly easy to solve. In one view the ensuing construction of the solution to the di®erential equation may seem like a pure exercise in mathematics. the forcing function on the right-hand side of (12) is a Dirac-delta function. but even begs for physical interpretation. since the solutions are exponentials. we want to let each step in our solution be guided by the physics that the mathematics represents. Of course. I believe. but that is not the view we will take. so that our mathematics will be e±cient and keep us in touch with the important physics that is our quest. i. two di®erent r values). Before proceeding.e. but note that initial condition (14) has information about the original source in the circuit. but if we stay away from t = 0. If there is no initial energy storage to drive the \dead" circuit. combine the element values R. no one could truly do this in advance if they had not already solved the problem (or read someone else's solution).The proper formulation of the above initial value problem. then our symbols and formulas and solution will be in a form that not only allows. it is expedient to condense the notation and in fact. Instead. especially stating the correct number (two) and type of initial conditions (on the current and its derivative). the excitation of a nonzero response has to come from an explicit input. then the delta function is zero and our equation is homogeneous L di(t) 1 d2 i(t) + R + i(t) = 0 dt2 dt C (t > 0): (16) It looks as though the homogeneous di®erential equation (16) has lost the source. But that's not the point: We choose the best path because it draws attention to what is important and because it is e±cient and 48 .

Firstly.2 q = ¡® § ®2 ¡ !02 : (20) Two distinct possibilities exist: The case of an over-damped circuit having ® > !0 and an under-damped circuit when ® < !0 .2 = ¡® § j¯: (22) The solution to the homogeneous di®erential equation (18) is a linear combination £ ¤ i(t) = K1 er1 t + K2 er2 t = K1 e¡(®¡j¯)t + K2 e¡(®+j¯)t = e¡®t K1 e¡j¯t + K2 e+j¯t = e¡®t [A cos(¯t) + B sin(¯t)] : (23) It is critically important to recognize that a linear combination of exp(§jx) is equivalent to a (di®erent) linear combination of cos x and sin x. Under-damped circuit. If ® < !0 . Although either form is ¯ne. Or. it can be constructed directly. the 49 . introduce yet another parameter (constant) q ¯ = + !02 ¡ ®2 (21) so that the two roots (20) are a complex-conjugate pair r1. The case when ® = !0 is called critically-damped. normalize (16) so that the coe±cient of the highest derivative is unity 1 d2 i(t) R di(t) + i(t) = 0 + dt2 L dt LC and then introduce constants 1 LC (17) d2 i(t) di(t) + 2® + !02 i(t) = 0: 2 dt dt (18) ®= to write R 2L and !02 = Insertion of i(t) = exp(rt) into (18) gives £ 2 ¤ r + 2®r + !02 ert = 0.because it works. and since the exponential cannot equal zero. we arrive at the characteristic polynomial for the two roots r2 + 2®r + !02 = 0: (19) The quadratic formula provides the two roots immediately r1. and can be obtained from either of the other two cases in the limit as ® ! !0 .

Initial condition (13) gives i(0) = A = 0 (24) immediately! The derivative of the remaining form is i(t) = Be¡®t sin(¯t) (25) £ ¤ i0 (t) = Be¡®t ¯ cos(¯t) ¡ ® sin(¯t) (26) i0 (0) = ¯B: (27) which has initial value Initial condition (14) is now V0 L and the complete solution to the initial value problem is (28) ¯B = i(t) = V0 ¡®t e sin(¯t) ¯L (t > 0) or. The signal that is regarded as the output in the linear system diagram of Fig. (30) the output is y(t) = RV0 ¡®t e sin(¯t)u(t): ¯L (31) If we normalize both signals by the amplitude V0 .trig form is better here because it facilitates the application of initial conditions. so that the current is in (A). with attention drawn to its \turned-on" nature. The derivative of the convolution z(t) = f (t) ~ g(t) = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ )g(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = 50 Z1 ¡1 g(¿ )f (t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ (33) . so that when the input vg (t) is regarded as x(t) = V0 u(t). then the nondimensional input/output signals are R ¡®t x(t) = u(t) and y(t) = s(t) = e sin(¯t)u(t): (32) ¯L The response to the Heaviside unit step function is called the step response. 2 is the voltage vR (t) = Ri(t). and is denoted here as s(t). i(t) = V0 ¡®t e sin(¯t)u(t): ¯L (29) Note that the dimensions of ® and ¯ are both (s¡1 ) and that the dimensions of the product ¯L are (H/s= −).

.... ....... . .... ..... ...... .... ......... ... ....... .... ... . ..... ..... ..... . .......... ....... .... .... ...............00 ¡0:25 ¡0:50 ¡0:75 .. .. . ..... .. .. ..... .... ... ... . . . ... ... . . ...... . ..... ..... .. ............. . . ...... . ..... ...... .. .. .. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 ¯t Fig 2... ........ ........... .... ......... .. .. ..... ....... .... .......... ... .... ....... . . ........ . ...... . .. .. ...... . ..... ... ..... the system impulse response is the derivative of its step response h(t) = s0 (t): (35) The impulse response of the RLC circuit of Fig......... ..... .. ... ..... . .. ... . .. .... ....... . ..... . ..... ........ . ... ... ........ ... .... . . Sold curve: ®=¯ = 0:1... . ..... . ....... .. .. ... ...... ...... .. .... . ...... ....... ... .... . ..... ........ as are the units of ±(t).... .. . ......... ............... ... .. ... Dashed curve: ®=¯ = 0:5 51 18 20 ........ .......... . .... .............. .... ... . ...... .... . ... .... .... . ...is z 0 (t) = f 0 (t) ~ g(t) = f (t) ~ g 0 (t): (34) Therefore. .... . ........ . ... .. . ....... .. .. . . ..... ... . ... .. .... ................... . .. ..... ... .. ...... . .......... ....... . . .... .... 1 is therefore ¸ · R ¡®t ® h(t) = e cos(¯t) ¡ sin(¯t) : L ¯ (36) Note that the units of h(t) are (s¡1 ).. ..50 ¯L s(t) R 0.. ...... . ....... . ... ......... ... ........ ... Normalized step response of underdamped RLC circuit.... ........... ........ .............. . ......... ...... .... . ..... .....75 0....... ....... ........... ..... ....... ... .. ... . ....... .... .. .. . ..... ......... . ................... .... .. 1.. .... . .. .... ........... ..... .. . ................. .. ........... ....... ... . ............ . . . ..00 0.....25 0.. ... ......... .. .... ......

then both roots of the characteristic quadratic polynomial (19) are real. If ® > !0 . so with r1 = ¡®1 q with ®1 = ® ¡ ®2 ¡ !02 and r2 = ¡®2 with ®2 = ® + q ®2 ¡ !02 .Over-damped circuit. (37) (38) we see that 0 < ®1 < ®2 and the solution to the homogeneous di®erential equation (16) can be written as the linear combination i(t) = k1 e¡®1 t + k2 e¡®2 t (t > 0): (39) Initial condition (13) is i(0+ ) = 0 so that k2 = ¡k1 and therefore £ ¤ i(t) = k1 e¡®1 t ¡ e¡®2 t : (40) £ ¤ i0 (t) = k1 ®2 e¡®2 t ¡ ®1 e¡®1 t (41) The required derivative is and at time t = 0+ this must be £ ¤ V0 i0 (0+ ) = k1 ®2 ¡ ®1 = L and therefore (42) V0 : (®2 ¡ ®1 )L (43) £ ¡®1 t ¤ V0 e ¡ e¡®2 t u(t) (®2 ¡ ®1 )L (44) k1 = The solution for the current is now i(t) = and the nondimensional step response is s(t) = £ ¡®1 t ¤ R e ¡ e¡®2 t u(t): (®2 ¡ ®1 )L 52 (45) .

........... . . ........... ............ ....... ........ ..... ......................... .. ......................................... ..... ................ .............. ......... .. ...... .......... ............................ ............ ... ....................... ................................ ............... ..... ................ ... .......... ..................... .......... . ...... .......... . .... ... ...... (Note that specifying ® and ¯ is equivalent to.................. .. ....................................................... ... ... repeated root.. ................... . .. .. ......) Use MATLAB to compare graphs of h(t) with y(t) for several values of the pulse-width T ................... ....... ........... ................... ........ ............................................... . ......... Find the step and impulse responses of the series RLC circuit that is critically damped: when ® = !0 and the characteristic quadratic polynomaial has a single................ ................................. .......... ............... ... ......... ............................. ........ + .......... Homework Exercises.................. Given that a (scaled) rectangular pulse 1 x(t) = ¦ T μ ¶ t T behaves as the Dirac-delta function in the limit as T ! 0........... ............ specifying the circuit element values R........... ................ ...................... ............... .. ² R ±(t) ¡ + C ±(t) ¡ ¡ ¡ + + .................................. ...... ........... .. ....................... hb (t) R ² . ............................ . ........ .................. ...... . .... . ..................... ......... how small does T have to be so that the response y(t) of a system to the pulse x(t) is a good approximation to the true system impulse response h(t) ? Consider the underdamped RLC circuit with parameters ® and ¯....... ............... ..... and in fact more illuminating than....... ............... ........................................................... .. ....... . ......................................... .. Find the impulse response of these four circuits............ ...... .............. ....... .... ² + .......... .. ................ .................. L ² ² C ±(t) ² R + ........ ....... ...... . ......................... ....... L...................... . ................. ........ .................. ............. The important parameter(s) of the problem should be nondimensional.. ............... ............ ha (t) ...... ...........Homework...... ......................... ² L hc (t) ±(t) ¡ ¡ What is the relationship between ha (t) and hb (t) ? + ¡ + hd (t) R ² ¡ Between ha (t) and hd (t) ? Homework........ 53 ........... .............. ..................................... ... .................................... ... ................. ...... ................ . .............. ................... and C................................ ................ .......

. ...... .......4 0.......... ...0 0. .. ... ....... ....... .. ...... . .. . .. ... ........ .. .... . .. ........ ...... .. .. ...... ..... ........ . .......... ....... ................. . . .. ..... .... ............ ..... .. ........ .... . ... .............. ..... .... .. ... ....... ........... ... . ¡6¼ ¡4¼ ¡2¼ 0 2¼ 4¼ 6¼ x · ¸ 1 2n+1 sin(x) 1X 1 x3 x5 n x sinc(x) ........ ... ...... ... ....... ... ...... ..... . ..... . . .................... .. .... ................... . ......... ..... . . .. . .... ...... ... ......... .. .......... .... . ..... ... ..... ........6 sin(x) x 0.... .... ... . ..... ... ... ..... ............... .... .. ... .. . ..... ..................... .................. . ...2 0.. .............. .. .. . ... . ... ........ .... .. ........ . ...... . . ........ .. . ....... . ............. .................. .. ..Evaluation of an Important Integral via the Laplace Transform 1. ...... . ....... ... ........... .. ... ...... . ... ........ .....................0 ¡0:2 ¡0:4 .. ..... .. . .. ..... ..... .. .. ... ... .. .. .... .8 0...... ... ........ . ..... .. ... . ................. . observe that Z1 sin(x) dx = 2 x ¡1 Z1 0 54 sin(x) dx: x (5) .... = (¡1) = x¡ + ¡ ::: x x n=0 (2n + 1)! x 3! 5! · ¸ x2 x4 = 1¡ + ¡ ::: 3! 5! sin(x) =1 x!0 x sinc(0) = lim sinc(¡x) = sinc(x) We want to show that Z1 is even sin(x) dx = ¼: x (1) (2) (3) (4) ¡1 Since sinc(x) is even..... ... . .... .. ......... ...... .. ...... . .... ... ... .... .. ... ... ..................... . ............. ....

x (6) 0 called the \sine integral. Perhaps it is helpful to write Si(t) using ¿ as the dummy variable of integration Si(t) . Consider y = tan(x) so that dy d sin(x) = = 1 + tan2 (x) dx dx cos(x) 4 If you know one. Although not important for our purposes. let's do it ourselves just for fun. ¯nd one! 55 . or you can use a web-based integrator4 ). or you can use a symbolic mathematical tool such as MAPLE. If you don't know one.Our approach is to ¯nd the Laplace transform of the function Si(t) ." Our desired integral (half of it!) is the ¯nal value of Si(t). Zt sin(x) dx. then · ¸ Z1 f (t) L = F (¸) d¸ t (8) 2 t 3 Z F (s) L 4 f (¿ ) d¿ 5 = s (9) s 0 lim f (t) = lim sF (s) t!1 ¯nal value theorem s!0 (10) The Laplace transform of g(t) = sin(t)u(t) (11) 1 : +1 (12) is G(s) = s2 The Laplace transform of h(t) = g(t) = sinc(t)u(t) t is then H(s) = Z1 d¸ : +1 ¸2 (13) (14) s This integral can be found in a table (say in your calculus book. Zt sin(¿ ) d¿: ¿ (7) 0 We will use the following Laplace transform properties. that is Si(1). If L[f (t)] = F (s). tell the class.

. ...... ... . .... . .. .. . . ... ... . ... ..... . . . ... . .. .. .... .... ... . .... ... . ....... . . . ... .. ...... . .... ..... .. ..... ........ ......... .. . . ¼=2 ¡ μ tan¡1 (s) + tan¡1 (1=s) = s ¼ 2 μ 1 Therefore the Laplace transform of h(t) = sinc(t)u(t) is H(s) = tan¡1 (1=s): (15) The Laplace transform of f (t) = Si(t) = Zt sinc(¿ ) d¿ (16) 0 is now F (s) = tan¡1 (1=s) s (17) and the ¯nal value theorem gives Si(1) = f (1) = lim sF (s) = lim tan¡1 (1=s) = s!0 s!0 56 ¼ : ¥ 2 (18) .. ........ . . . ... . . ... .... .... ..... . ... . .. ... . ... . .. ... . .. .... .. .. .......... .. . .... . ....... ..Z Z1 s dy 1 + y2 dy = dx 1 + y2 Z = dx = x = tan¡1 (y) dy ¼ = tan¡1 (1) ¡ tan¡1 (s) = ¡ tan¡1 (s) = tan¡1 (1=s) 2 1+y 2 . .... . ..... .. ........ ... ........... . . . .. ... .. .. . . . ... . .. ...... .. . . .. ... ...... . ... .... . .. . ........ .... ...... . ... .... . ..... . .... .. . ...... . .. ..... . .. . . .... ... . . ........... ..... ..

Proposition (Spectral form of the Dirac-delta). a < 0 < b 0. This Fourier integral satis¯es the de¯nition of the Dirac-delta (distribution or generalized function): 1 2¼ Z1 ej!t d! = ±(t): (1) ¡1 Given the integral Z1 sin x dx = ¼. x (2) ¡1 Dirichlet's discontinuous integral falls out Z1 ¡1 sin ®x dx = ¼ sgn(®) = §¼ x (® ? 0): (3) Integrate the left hand side of (1) from a to b: Zb a 1 2¼ Z1 j!t e ¡1 1 = 2¼ 1 d! dt = 2¼ Z1 · ¡1 Z1 Zb ¡1 a sin b! sin a! ¡ ! ! j!t e ¸ 1 dt d! = 2¼ Z1 ejb! ¡ eja! d! j! ¡1 1 d! = [¼ sgn(b) ¡ ¼ sgn(a)] = 2¼ This is the sampling property of ±(t) ¤: 57 ½ 1. o.w. (4) .

We can easily demonstrate the legitimacy of the Fourier transform pair by taking the inverse transform of the forward transform 2 3 Z1 Z1 n £ o ¤ 1 4 F ¡1 F f (t) = f (¿ )e¡j!¿ d¿ 5 ej!t d! 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 {z } | F (!) = Z1 ¡1 = Z1 ¡1 f (¿ ) Z1 1 ej!(t¡¿ ) d! d¿ 2¼ ¡1 | {z } ±(¿ ¡t) f (¿ )±(¿ ¡ t) d¿ = f (t): 58 .Fourier Transform F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 1 f (t) = F ¡1 [F (!)] = 2¼ F f (t)e¡j!t dt () ¡1 Z1 F (!)ej!t d! ¡1 ¯ 1 ¯ ¯Z ¯ Z1 Z1 ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯f (t)e¡j!t ¯ dt = ¯f (t)¯ dt f (t)e¡j!t dt¯¯ · ¯ ¯ ¯ ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 Therefore a su±cient (not necessary) condition for the existence of F (!) is the absolute integrability of f (t) Z1 ¯ ¯ ¯f (t)¯ dt < 1: ¡1 Note that the zero frequency value of the Fourier transform (or spectrum) F (0) = Z1 f (t) dt ¡1 is the DC or \average value" of the signal f (t).

f (t) = A ±(t ¡ nT ) Woodward's comb function g(t ¡ kT ) periodic replication where F[g(t)] = G(!) 1 P k=¡1 ¦[(t ¡ kT )=¿ ] rectangular pulse train 59 . f (t) = t¦(t=T ) 14. f (t) = sinc(®t) 12. f (t) = Ae¡®t Gaussian signal \and it is a trick" 6. f (t) = sgn(t) a = ¼±(!) + !2 signum (or signature or sign) function 10.Fourier Transform Exercises Find an expression for the Fourier transform of the following time-domain signals. f (t) = C constant 4. and sketch BOTH f (t) and F (!): 0. f (t) = u(t) Heaviside unit-step function (why is this one so hard?) hint: write u(t) = lim e¡at u(t) and note lim a!0 a2 a!0 9. f (t) = e¡at u(t) causal. decaying exponential (a > 0) 1. !0 =2¼ = 1250 (kHz) and m(t) = \Your Cheatin' Heart" 11. f (t) = B¤(t=T ) triangular pulse 3. f (t) = (!0 t) sin 8. f (t) = A¦(t=T ) rectangular pulse 2. f (t) = m(t) cos(!0 t) AM modulated signal i. f (t) = ¦(t=T ) ~ sgn(t) 13. f (t) = 1 P k=¡1 16. f (t) = D combT (t) = D 1 P n=¡1 15. f (t) = ±(t ¡ t0 ) delayed Dirac impulse 2 5.e. f (t) = e¡®jtj ½ ¾ cos 7.

convolution dt () f (t) = F Signal 3.Fourier Series f (t) = a0 + 1 X cn ejn!0 t (!0 = 2¼=T ) n=¡1 n=1 1 a0 = T 1 X [an cos n!0 t + bn sin n!0 t] = tZ 0 +T ½ f (t) dt an bn ¾ 2 = T t0 tZ 0 +T f (t) ½ cos sin ¾ (n!0 t) dt t0 1 cn = T tZ 0 +T f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt t0 Fourier Transform F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e ¡1 Properties 1. time delay 7. duality 6. time di®erentiation ¡1 Transform c1 f1 (t) + c2 f2 (t) 4. frequency di®erentiation Z1 2¼f (¡!) f (t)ej!0 t df (t) dt 1 [F (!)] = 2¼ e¡j!t0 F (!) 1 ³!´ F j®j ® f (t ¡ t0 ) 8. time scale 5. integration Rt ¡1 c1 F1 (!) + c2 F2 (!) F (!)G(!) 1 F (!) ~ G(!) 2¼ f (t)g(t) ¡jtf (t) F (!)ej!t d! F (! ¡ !0 ) f (t) ~ g(t) 9. multiplication f (®t) F (t) 10. superposition 2. frequency translation F j!F (!) d F (!) d! f (¿ ) d¿ ¼F (0)±(!) + ¡1 60 1 F (!) j! .

superposition 2. frequency di®erentiation nx[n] 6. time delay 1 X x[n]z ¡n n=¡1 Signal Transform c1 x1 [n] + c2 x2 [n] z ¡m X(z) x[n ¡ m] 3. accumulation n P c1 X1 (z) + c2 X2 (z) X(z=³) X(z)Y (z) d X(z) dz 1 X(z) 1 ¡ z ¡1 ¡z x[k] k=¡1 61 . convolution x[n] ~ y[n] 5. modulation x[n]³ n 4.Z1 ¡1 1 jf (t)j dt = 2¼ Z1 2 F u(t) () F ¦(t=¿ ) () ¿ 1 + ¼±(!) j! sin(!¿ =2) = ¿ sinc(!¿ =2) !¿ =2 F sinc(¯t) () F combT (t) () ¡1 jF (!)j2 d! ¼ ¦(!=2¯) ¯ 2¼ comb2¼=T (!) T Z-Transform Zfx[n]g = X(z) = Properties 1.

Lff (t)g = F (s) = Z1 f (t)e¡st dt is the transform pair L f (t) . F (s) 0 property t-domain linearity ®f (t) + ¯g(t) s-domain ®F (s) + ¯G(s) e¡st0 F (s) f (t ¡ t0 )u(t ¡ t0 ) time delay time scaling 1 ® F (s=®) f (®t) exponential modulation e¡®t f (t) time di®erentiation df (t)=dt time integration time integration s-domain di®erentiation sF (s) ¡ f (0) s2 F (s) ¡ sf (0) ¡ f 0 (0) F (s)=s F (s)=s + ¡dF (s)=ds R1 F (¸) d¸ s tf (t) division by t f (t)=t t-domain convolution f (t) ~ g(t) F (s)G(s) Initial value theorem lim f (t) = lim sF (s) t!0 s!1 lim f (t) = lim sF (s) Final value theorem t!1 s!0 Short Table of Laplace Transforms (s = ¾ + j!) ±(t) u(t) e¡at u(t) te¡at u(t) tn u(t) cos(®t)u(t) sin(®t)u(t) (® > 0) F (s + ®) d2 f (t)=dt2 Rt f (¿ ) d¿ 0 Rt f (¿ ) d¿ ¡1 reprise (t0 ¸ 0) 1 1 s 1 s+a 1 (s + a)2 n! n+1 s s 2 s + ®2 ® 2 s + ®2 62 (8s) (¾ > 0) (¾ > ¡Re[a]) (¾ > ¡Re[a]) (¾ > 0) (¾ > 0) (¾ > 0) 1 s R0 ¡1 f (t) dt .

especially without complex variable theory. A preliminary integral Z1 I= 2 e¡x dx = p ¼ ¡1 is required.r. so here is a classical derivation that uses nothing more than integration-by-parts and a simple ¯rst order di®erential equation.t. The trick5 to derive this is to consider Z1 2 I = ¡x2 e dx ¡1 Z1 ¡y 2 e Z1 Z1 dy = ¡1 e¡(x 2 +y 2 ) dx dy: ¡1 ¡1 Conversion to polar coordinates via x = r cos Á and y = r sin Á gives 2 I = Z2¼Z1 0 ¡r2 e μ ¶ 1 =¼ r dr dÁ = (2¼) 2 and so I= 0 Our desired Fourier integral is F (!) = Z1 ¡®t2 ¡j!t e e dt = 2 Z 1 2 e¡®t cos !t dt 0 ¡1 since f (¡t) = f (t) is even.Fourier Transform of the Gaussian r ¼ then F (!) = exp[¡! 2 =4®]. ® If f (t) = exp[¡®t2 ] This one is a bit involved to show. Di®erentiation w. But it's so pervasive in signal analysis and communications that we use it almost daily. ! gives dF (!) = ¡2 d! Z1 2 te¡®t sin !t dt: 0 Integration by parts 5 \And Z u dv = uv ¡ it is a trick!" 63 Z v du p ¼: .

. . . .. ... . . ... ..... .. ....... .... . .... . .... . .... .... ... . .. ... .. .........2 0. . ......... ... ... . .. . ....... .... . ... . ........ ...0 ...... ... dashed curves: ® = 2 f (t) 1..5 0... . . .... ... .... ... .. ... . ..... . ... . ... .. .. ......... . . . . . ...4 0. ...0 0. . . . .. ... . . ... ... ... . ... . ..... . . . . . .... .. ... . .. .. .... . .. .. ... . . . ... .. . ...... .. .. ... .. ... . . . ... .. . . .. ...... .... .. . . . ...... . .. . ..... .... ..8 0.. .. ..... .... .. . . . .... .. ... .. .. ... ... . ¡3 ¡2 ¡1 0 1 2 1. . ......... .. .. ... ..... .. . .. .. . .. ... . .. .. ......... .. ... ..... ....0 0..... . .... ...... . ... . . .. .... . .... . .. .... . ... .. ... . ..... .. .... .. . ... ..with u = sin !t du = ! cos !t dt 2 e¡®t v= ® ¡®t2 dv = ¡2te gives ¯1 Z ¯ ! 1 ¡®t2 1 ¡®t2 dF (!) ¯ sin !t¯ ¡ e cos !t dt = e d! ® ® 0 t=0 or dF (!) ! = ¡ F (!) d! 2® dF (!) d! = ¡ ! F (!) 2® d ! ln F (!) = ¡ d! 2® 2 ! +C ln F (!) = ¡ 4® F (!) = eC e¡! Z1 C e = F (0) = 2 =4® ¡®t2 e dt = r ¼ ® ¡1 F (!) = r ¼ ¡!2 =4® e ® solid curves: ® = 1... . ....... .. .. .. .. .... .. .. . .. ..... .... ... ... .... ... ........ ...... .. .. ..... . . . .. ... .. ..... . . .. . . ... ....... .. . .. . ...... . ... .. . . ... ... . .... ... . . .. . . ...... .0 F (!) 2... .. . . .. . ... . .... . ... . ..6 0..... ... .. . . . .. ... ..... ... ... .. ..... . ... . . . ¡8 ¡6 ¡4 ¡2 0 ! 3 t 64 2 4 6 8 ... ... . .. . ... . . .. .... . ...0 .. ..... ... ...5 1. . . ... .... .... ... ..... .. . ... . ...... ........ .. . . ... ... ....... . . . . .. ... ... . .. . . .. .. . . .. .... . . . .

Recall or note that the periodic signal cos(!0 t) is not absolutely integrable.Fourier Transform of the Heaviside Unit Step Function F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e F () dt ¡1 f (t) = F ¡1 1 [F (!)] = 2¼ Z1 F (!)ej!t d! ¡1 Recall that a su±cient (but not necessary) condition for the Fourier transform F (!) of a signal f (t) to exist is that the signal be absolutely integrable. that is Z1 ¡1 jf (t)j dt < 1: The Heaviside unit step function is not absolutely integrable Z1 ¡1 ju(t)j dt = Z1 dt ¥ 1 0 and therefore we might anticipate that its Fourier transform will be both di±cult to evaluate and exhibit singular behavior. ®!0 ® + ! 2 The integral ® ¼ Z1 ¡1 d! 1 = 2 2 ® +! ¼ Z1 ¡1 ¯1 ¯ dx 1 ¼=2 ¡ (¡¼=2) ¡1 ¯ = tan (x) = =1 ¯ 2 1+x ¼ ¼ x=¡1 gives unity independently of ®. so the truth of (1) is veri¯ed. 65 . Clearly ®=¼ lim 2 = 0 if ! 6 = 0. and its spectrum consists of Dirac-deltas 2 1 3 Z1 j!0 t Z Z1 ¡j!0 t e +e 1 e¡j!t dt = 4 F[cos(!0 t)] = e¡j(!¡!0 )t dt + e¡j(!+!0 )t dt5 2 2 ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 ¤ £ = ¼ ±(! ¡ !0 ) + ±(! + !0 ) : Two preliminary formulae or ideas: First: lim ®=¼ = ±(!) + !2 ®!0 ®2 (1) This is the Cauchy or Lorentz Dirac-delta sequence (that we already studied back on page 7).

by making the time-domain function decay su±ciently fast as t ! 1. decaying exponential ¤ £ 1 (® > 0): F e¡®t u(t) = ® + j! The condition that ® > 0 is necessary to ensure convergence of the integral. 66 (F) . One of our ¯rst examples (or exercises) of Fourier integral evaluations was the causal. That is £ ¤ F[u(t)] = lim F e¡®t u(t) = lim 1 : ®!0 ® + j! ®!0 Rewrite 1 ® ¡ j! ® ¡j! = = 2 + 2 2 ® + j! (® + j!)(® ¡ j!) ® +! ® + !2 so that F[u(t)] = lim ®!0 ®2 ® ¡j! 1 + lim 2 = ¼±(!) + 2 2 ®!0 ® + ! +! j! from (1) and (2) above.Rewrite it as ¡j! 1 = 2 +! j! lim Second: (2) ®!0 ®2 1 1 = 2 ®!0 j![1 + (®=!) ] j! lim which is clearly true if ! 6 = 0. Therefore the only possibility is K = 0 and the truth of (2) is established. let's try to get our desired Fourier transform of the plain Heaviside unit-step by taking the limit of the above result as ® ! 0. Although the restriction ® > 0 enabled us to evaluate the Fourier transform of the decaying exponential. The only other possibility is that our limit also has a Dirac-delta at the origin of strength or weight K 1 1 = + K±(!): ®!0 j![1 + (®=!)2 ] j! lim Integrate both sides of this from ! = ¡² to ! = +² 1 j Z² d! ![1 + (®=!)2 ] ¡² = Z² 1 j d! ! + ¡² K Z² ±(!) d! ¡² and observe that the integral on the left side and the ¯rst integral on the right side vanish because of the odd symmetry of their integrands.

Since 2u(t) = 1 + sgn(t) we now have the Fourier transform of the signum function as · ¸ 2 1 F[sgn(t)] = 2F[u(t)] ¡ F[1] = 2 ¼±(!) + ¡ 2¼±(!) = : j! j! With F[u(t)] = ¼±(!) + 1 j! then by the time-di®erentiation property of the Fourier transform · ¸ df (t) F = j!F[f (t)] dt where ±(t) = du(t) . dt we have the correct transform · ¸ 1 F[±(t)] = j! ¼±(!) + = 1: j! Using the convolution property of the Fourier transform F[f (t) ~ g(t)] = F (!)G(!) and the integral identity Zt f (¿ ) d¿ = f (t) ~ u(t). ¡1 we have the Fourier transform of the integral as 2 F4 Zt ¡1 3 · ¸ 1 F (!) f (¿ ) d¿ 5 = F (!) ¼±(!) + = ¼F (0)±(!) + : j! j! 67 .

e¡j!t dt: (5) Reverse the orders of the » and t integrations F[F (t)] = Z1 ¡1 2 f (») 4 | Z1 ¡1 3 e¡j(»+!)t dt5 d» {z } recognize as 2¼±(»+!) 68 (6) . we want the Fourier transform of some signal F (t): F[F (t)] = Z1 F (t)e¡j!t dt: (1) ¡1 The fact that our time domain signal is a \big" F of t means that we interpret our big F as related to some \little" f via a direct Fourier transform F (x) = Z1 f (»)e¡jx» d» (2) ¡1 and therefore the particular little f that must have spawned our big F must be Z1 1 f (») = 2¼ F (x)ejx» dx: (3) ¡1 According to (2). we can also write F (t) = Z1 f (»)e¡jt» d» (4) ¡1 and insertion of this into (1) yields F[F (t)] = 8 Z1 < Z1 ¡1 : f (»)e¡jt» d» ¡1 9 = .Duality Property of the Fourier Transform Recall our notation for the Fourier transform F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e ¡1 F dt () f (t) = F ¡1 1 [F (!)] = 2¼ Z1 F (!)ej!t d!: ¡1 For our duality property.

Example. Consider a function ª(x) related to a given function Á(u) through the direct Fourier transform operator ª(x) = Z1 Á(u)e¡jux du: (12) ¡1 Consider a second function Ã(x) related to our given function Á(u) through the inverse Fourier transform operator Z1 1 Ã(x) = Á(u)ejux du: (13) 2¼ ¡1 Observe that ª(x) = 2¼Ã(¡x). If we know the forward transform. then we also know the reverse transform of any function. T (8) ³ !´ F[T sinc(tT =2)] = 2¼¦ ¡ T (9) it follows from duality that or 2¼ ³ ! ´ ¦ (10) T T by the linearity of the Fourier transform operator.and so F[F (t)] = 2¼ Z1 f (»)±(» + !) d» = 2¼f (¡!): (7) ¡1 Our desired duality property of the Fourier transform is here F[F (t)] = 2¼f (¡!) where F f (t) . and invoking the even symmetry of the pulse function ¦. Now T is just a remnant parameter from the original pair (8). T sinc(!T =2). 69 . F (!) is the notation for the original Fourier transform pair F[f (t)] = F (!). Since we already know the Fourier transform pair μ ¶ t F ¦ . so let's introduce a new (better!) constant ® = T =2 such that the above is F[sinc( T2 t)] = ¼ ³!´ F[sinc(®t)] = ¦ : ® 2® (11) Add this entry in your table of Fourier transforms! Another View. by inspection.

...... .. . The same observation applies to the signal f2 (x)... . ... . ..... . . . ........ ...... ... ............. . . ............ ......... ... ..... .................... ...... ...... .... ... .. ......... . The function f1 (x) has a clear maximum and a \function width" or \pulse width" about the maximum where most of its energy is concentrated... .... .. ..... ...... .... .... ........ .... ....... ............ . ... . ........ ...... . . ........ ...... ........... . ..... .......... ................... .... ...... ........ .. .......... ......... ....... ............ .. .. .. ......... . .. . .. ... .............. . ... .... .. ... .. ..... .... .... ... .. .... .......Half-Power Bandwidth or Pulse width f1 (x) .. . ..... ..... ..... . .. .... . but its \pulse width" is perhaps not as obvious....... .... ....... ... ....... .. ....... . .. . ..... .... .. . . . .. ...... ....... ... .. ..... . .... x f2 (x) .. ...... ...... .............. ..... ........ . . ...... . ... . . ... . .............. ....... ..... . ............... .... . ........ .. ... .. .. ................... .. .... . .. ..... .. . ... . . ... . . . .. ........ ..... .... such as a voltage v(t) or a current i(t). .. ......... The instantaneous power associated with one of the linear signals f (t) is proportional to jf (t)j2 .. . . ...... ... ...... ... . ...... ........... ........ .......... . ... . .. .... ...... . ..... ....... .. .... .... ........ . ............... .. ... . 70 ............. .. ...... ... . ............. ....... ... ... .. ......... ... the displacements x(t) or velocities v(t) are examples of one of the so-called \linear" signals that we might be interested in. ....... ... ..... . ...... ........... .. . . .. ............ .. .. .. . . ........ . ...... ...... .... ... too) language.. .. ........ ... .... .. ...... ............. .. ... ... .... .. ... ... . ......... ... ......... .. . . . .. ...... ............... ............ ............ . ... ...... .... ............. .... ...... ....... ..... .. ........ . .... In a mechanical system.. . . .. .. ......... .......... .... .. . .. ........... ... .. . .. .. ........ ...... ................. ....... .............. .... ...... .... . ... ... .. .. . . ...... ........ ..... ............ . ..... .......... ... .. .... .. .. .. .... ... ........ . ... ..................... . ... .... ....... .... ... .... .. ....... .. . ........ . ... If the signal f (t) does possess a clear maximum and most of its energy or power 6 6 This is an example of hazy (perhaps lazy... ............... . . .. ......................... .... ... ....... ... . . ........... .. ......... . ...... .. .. ....... ..... ......... .. ........ .. ........ .. ...... ... .. ... ........ ... .. ... . ... ... .. ......... ... ..... .............. .. ..... ... ...... ... . .............. .... .... ... ... . The oscillatory and somewhat wild signal f3 (x) possesses no obvious maximum that we see in its graph and it is unclear how to de¯ne any kind of a pulse width for it.... . ... ..... .. ...... . . ............ ....... ..... ... ... ... . ... . . . . .. ..... . .. .... .. ..... ............ . ... .......... .. ...... .... . .. . . ..... . ....... ..... .. ............ ................. ... .. .... . ... ..... .. .......... .... . .. . . . . . ..... ..... x Consider the three functions (or signals) graphed above................... ................ .. . ... .. .. ........ . .......... .. .............. ...... ..... . . ..... . . ........ . .. ... .... .. .... .................... . .. ........ ...... . Power p(t) (in Watts) is not equal to energy E(t) (in Joules) but we are approximately thinking that p(t) / E(t) / jf (t)j2 ............ ......... . ............ ........... ... ... . ... ......... .. . ... .. ...... .. .. ....... . ...... ...... .... ... ....... .... .. .... .... ... Often our time-domain signals are one of the \linear" signals in an electric circuit.... .............. x f3 (x) .. .. . .... .. . ... .... .. . .. .. .. . ..

. ... . .......... . ... ..... .. .. .. .. . . . .... . .. .... . ........ ....... ...... ... .. . .... .2 )j2 1 = 2 jfmax j 2 or jf (t1.. ......... .... .. ... .. .... where the term bandwidth is commonly used instead of pulse width. .. .. .. . . . .... .. . . . .. ....... . . .. ... .... .... ... .. . .. . .. ... . ....... . ................ . . .. .. . . .. ......... .. .... ....... ... ... ..... .. ... ......... ... .... . . ... .. .... . .. ..2 are also called the \3 (db)" points since p 10 log10 (1=2) = 20 log10 (1= 2) ¼ ¡3: The half-power pulse width is also then called the \3 (dB) pulse width.... . . ... ........... .. ..... .. ....... . ............... . ... ..... ....... . ... . ... ... ...... .. ....... . . .. ............. ... . ... ... .. .. . ..... ..... ........ .... .... ........ ..... . .... ... . .. ........ . .... .. ... ...... ........ .. Example: Gaussian pulse.... r ¼ F (!) = exp(¡! 2 =4®) f (t) = exp(¡®t2 ) ® . ..... .... jf j jF j jf j p 2 T t1 T1=2 jF j p 2 t B !1 t2 exp(¡®t22 ) 1 =p 1 2 r ln 2 t2 = 2® r 2 ln 2 = t2 ¡ t1 = 2t2 = ® !2 exp(¡!22 =4®) 1 =p 1 2 !2 = p 2® ln 2 B1=2 = !2 ¡ !1 = 2!2 = The \BT product" B1=2 T1=2 = 4 ln 2 is independent of ®....... ..... .. .. . ... .... . . ....... ... . ......is concentrated around the maximum (such as the functions f1 and f2 above). ...... . .. .. . ... .." This measure of \signal duration" applies equally well in the frequency domain.. .. .. . .. ...... .. ..... ........ ... ... .... . ..... .. ... ... .... . ... .. .. max .... max ....... . .. ..... max ..... ... ... .... ...... ...... . .. ........ ....... .......... .................. .... .... ...... Note in this case that jf (t)j = f (t) and jF (!)j = F (!)...... .. ... .. .... ....... ............. the half-power points t1..... This will not be true in general.... The symbol for bandwidth is typically BW in communications work.... .. .. ... .... .. ........................ . .... . .. .. .. . .. . ... . .2 )j 1 =p : jfmax j 2 When the signal magnitude is given or graphed in units of decibels (dB).. ... . .. .. . ... .. . ................. . . .... 1=2 ... .... .. . . ...... . ...... .... ..... . ....... . ..... ......... ... . ...... ...... .. . but a simple B1=2 seems ¯ne. .... ..... . .... ... ... ... .. .. ... .. ....... .. . ...................... ............. .. .... . .......... . ..... . ........ .. .. ... .. .. . . ....... .... . . ... . ..... .. ....... ..... . ..... .... .......... .. ... .... . ......... ..... ... . .. max .. ..... . ........ ..... 71 p 8® ln 2 ! ... .. . .............. ...... . .. ...................... ..... . . . ....... .......... ... . ... .... ...... .. ..... .. ... . .............. .. ...... ......... ..... .. ... . .... . ..... ....... then we de¯ne the half-power pulse width as T1=2 = t2 ¡ t1 where jf (t1... ... .... .... .. . .. . ...... 1=2 .... . . . ...

. .. .. .. .. . .. .. ....... . . .. . ................ .... .... .. . .. .. . ... .. .. . . ... .... ... ... .. . . ... ... . .. .. . ... . . .. . . .. .... . . .. ... .. .. . . . .. .. .. . .. . .. . .. . ...... . .... ... .... . . . .. .Example: The sinc function. ... . ... . ....... . ..... . . . . .. .. .. ... .... . . ... ... ... .. ......... . . which can serve as a scaled frequency ! for the spectrum of a time-domain rectangular pulse.. .. . .. .. .. .. ... . . .. .. ...... .... ....... . .... .. . . ......... ... . .. . .. . ....... ...... ....... .. . .. . . . ... . ...... .. ... . . . . .. . ... .. . . . .... ..... .. .. ..... . .. .. .. .. .. . .. ... . .... . .. . .... . . . ... . .. . .. . . we see that the half-power bandwidth is B1=2 = 2!1 ¼ 2 £ 2 £ 1:39 5:56 ¼ : T T 72 . . .. .. . . . . . . ...... ... ..... .. ... . .. .... . .. .. . . . . . . ..... .... .. ...... .. . . . . ... . ..... .. .. .. . ...... . . ..... .. . .. . ¡30 ¡10 sin(x1 ) 1 =p x1 2 ¡8 ¡8 =) ¡6 x1 = ¡4 ¡2 p 2 sin(x1 ) 0 x x1 =) 2 4 6 8 10 x1 = 1:391557378251510 If f (t) = ¦(t=T ) is the standard rectangular pulse of pulse width T . . ... . .... . . . . ... ..... .. ... .... .... .. . .... .. . .... .. . . . . .. . .. . .. . .. .... ... .. .... . . ..... . . . .. . . ... ... .. .. .. .... .. .... .. .. ..... .. ... ..... ..... . . . .. . . ... . . ... ..4 0... . ....... .. .. ... .. ..... .. . . .... ... .... ..... . .. ... . . ... .. . . .... . . . ... ... . .. ... ... ... . ... .... ...... . .......... ... . .... . .. .. .. ... The abscissa is x....... ...... . ......... . . . ...... .... .. ... . .. . . . ... . . .. .... ..... ... . .. . ........ ..... . . .... . .. . . .. . . . .. . . .... ..... .... . ... . . . . ... ... ... . . . .... . . . .... .. ..... .. . ...... . . .. . . . ... . .. ...... . .... . .... .... . . .. .. .. .... ... ... . .. . .. . . ...... ... .. . .. .. . . .. . .. .... .... . . . . ...... .. ......... ... ... .. . . . the one on the top using a linear ordinate scale and the one on the bottom using a logarithmic (dB) ordinate scale.... .. ... .. .. . . . .. .. ..... .... .. . . . ........ . .. . .. .. .... .. ..... ...... .. .... . .. .. .... ..... . ... . .. . . . .. . ... .. .......... ......... . . . . .. ... . ... . . . ..... ..... . . . . ... .. ....2 . ... .. . .... ..... ... ..... ..... .. . . .. . . . .... . .... .. . ... ... .. .. . . ... ... .. . . .. . .. .. . ... . ... . . .... .... .. .....0 ¡10 0 ¡3 ¡5 ¡10 jsinc(x)j (dB) ¡15 ¡20 ¡25 ¡6 ¡4 ¡2 0 x x1 2 4 6 8 10 . .. .. ........ .... .... ... ......... ... . . . ... .. . .... .. 0. ..... .. ..... .... . ... ... ... . .... . ..... .... . . ....... ....... . ... ... .. . .. ..... . . . . ..... ..... .. . ... . . . . .. .. . . . . ........... .8 p 1= 2 0. ... . ..... .... . ... ... . . . .. ... .. .. . . .. . . .. . ......... .. ........... .. .... . ....... . .. .. .. . ... . ... . . .. .... ... . ... ... ...... . . . .... . . .. .. ... .. ... .. . . ... ... . .. ... . . ... ... .... . . . .. ... ... ... . . .. . . ... . .. ... ...... .... .... . . ........ ... ........ .. ... .. .. . ... .. ... . . . ... . ... . . .. . .. . . . . ....... .... . . ... . . .. . ... ..... . . . . .. . ........ ... . . . .... . .. . ... ........ ..... ... ... ... . .. ... . . ... . Examine the two graphs of j sinc(x)j = j sin(x)=xj. ...... .. ... . . ... . .0 0.... .. . .. .. .. . . .. ..... . .... . ... . ... . .. .. .. . . .... . . ... .. ...... .. . . . . . ............ . . then since the spectrum is F (!) = T sinc(!T =2). . .. ... ... .... .. .. .... . ......... ... . . . ......... ... . ... . ... . .... .... ....... .... .. . .. .. .. . . ... . .. . . ... .. .. .. . .... . .. .. . . .. .. . . .... .. . ... . . .. . . . .. . .. .. . ....... ..... .. . . . 1. .... ..6 jsinc(x)j 0.

bandwidth. If the signal is normalized to have unit energy Z1 ¡1 jf (t)j2 dt = 1 then the (square of) pulse width is Dt2 = Z1 ¡1 t2 jf (t)j2 dt: In other words. to be yet another measure of a signal's pulse width. and BT product of these two signals: f (t) = exp(¡®jtj) and g(t) = exp(¡®t)u(t): Graph jf (t)j and its amplitude spectrum jF (!)j. Compare the half-power pulse width T1=2 described above with the (statistical class) of pulse width Dt that is used in the mathematical analysis of the Uncertainty Principle that appears on page 74.Homework 1. 2. Find the pulse width. use the Gaussian pulse. 73 . and also jg(t)j and jG(!)j. For a speci¯c signal. Use at least two values for the constant ®. simply take Dt as de¯ned here.

Uncertainty Principle for the Fourier Integral To simplify our notation. Z1 ¯ ¯2 Z1 ¯ df ¯ 1 ¯ ¯ dt = j!F (!)j2 d! ¯ dt ¯ 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 and so Schwarz's inequality gives 1 · 4 Z1 ¡1 1 jtf (t)j2 dt 2¼ 74 Z1 ¡1 j!F (!)j2 d! . then it is reasonable to de¯ne the t and !-domain durations by Z1 Z1 Dt2 = t2 jf (t)j2 dt and D!2 = ! 2 jF (!)j2 d!: ¡1 ¡1 Our so-called \uncertainty principle" states: If lim t!§1 p jtjf (t) = 0. Let g1 (t) = tf (t) and g2 (t) = f 0 (t): ¯ 1 ¯2 ¯Z ¯ ¯2 Z1 Z1 ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ df (t) df (t) 2 ¯ ¯ ¯ · ¯ tf (t) dt jtf (t)j dt ¯ ¯ dt ¯ dt: ¯ dt ¯ ¯ ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 Integrate by parts Z1 ¡1 ¯1 Z1 df tf 2 (t) ¯¯ 1 1 tf dt = ¡ jf j2 dt = ¡ : ¯ dt 2 2 2 ¡1 | {z ¡1} | {z } =0 by above =1 by above From the Fourier transform pair f 0 (t) () j!F (!) and Parseval's theorem. Then Dt D! ¸ r ¼ : 2 prf: Equality holds in Schwarz's inequality ¯2 ¯ b ¯Z ¯ Zb Zb ¯ ¯ ¯ g1 g2 dt¯ · jg1 j2 dt jg2 j2 dt ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ a a a only if g2 (t) = kg1 (t). assume that the signals under consideration are normalized to have unit energy: Z1 Z1 1 jf (t)j2 dt = jF (!)j2 d! = 1: 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 If we further assume that both f (t) and its Fourier transform F (!) are centered about t = 0 and ! = 0. respectively.

or ¼ · Dt2 D!2 : 2 ¥ Equality holds if df (t) = ktf (t): dt The solution of this di®erential equation is f (t) = Cekt 2 =2 : Let k = ¡2®. this is the inescapable Gaussian function f (t) = μ 2® ¼ ¶1=4 ¡®t2 e () F (!) = μ 2® ¼ 75 ¶1=4 r ¼ ¡!2 =4® = e ® μ 2¼ ® ¶1=4 e¡! 2 =4® : .

Theorem (Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma). That is. Next. jf (x)j dx < ²: ¡1 X Hence ¯ ¯ 1 ¯Z ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ f (x) cos ¸x dx¯ < ². 1). Consider the cosine integral. ¡1 tend to zero as ¸ ! 1. ¡1 f (x) sin ¸x dx. we can de¯ne a function Á(x). Then ¯ 1 ¯ ¯Z ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ f (x) cos ¸x dx¯¯ < 4² (¸ > ¸0 ): ¯ ¯ ¯ ¡1 This proves the theorem for the cosine integral. absolutely continuous in the interval (¡X. Then we can choose X so large that ¡X Z1 Z jf (x)j dx < ². Let f (x) 2 L1 (¡1. Let ² be a given positive number. a similar proof applies to the sine integral. ¥ 76 . such that ZX jf (x) ¡ Á(x)j dx < ²: ¡X Then ¯ ¯ X ¯Z ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ff (x) ¡ Á(x)g cos ¸x dx¯ < ² ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¡X for all values of ¸. ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¡X ¯Z ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯<² f (x) cos ¸x dx ¯ ¯ ¯ ¯ ¡1 X for all values of ¸. Finally ZX ¡X Á(X) sin ¸X Á(¡X) sin ¸X 1 Á(x) cos ¸x dx = + ¡ ¸ ¸ ¸ ZX Á0 (x) sin ¸x dx. X). f (x) is absolutely integrable Z1 jf (x)j dx < 1: ¡1 Then the integrals Z1 Z1 f (x) cos ¸x dx. Proof. ¡X and (for a ¯xed X) we can choose ¸0 so large that the modulus of this is less than ² for ¸ > ¸0 .

¥ 77 . The theorem follows from (3) and (4). Titchmarsh in Introduction to the Theory of Fourier Integrals. Theorem (Riemann-Lebesgue). The function f on (¡1. Definition (the Class Lp ). Goldberg. Since Z1 F (!) = e¡j!t f (t) dt = 0: e¡j!t f (t) dt.R. (1) ¡1 then ¡F (!) = Z1 e¡j![t+(¼=!)] f (t) dt = ¡1 Z1 ¡1 e¡j!t f (t ¡ ¼=!) dt: (2) Subtracting (2) from (1) we obtain 2F (!) = Z1 ¡1 Hence 2jF (!)j · But since f 2 L1 . Fourier Transforms. 1937. as given by E. If f 2 L1 then Z1 lim F (!) = lim !!§1 !!§1 ¡1 Proof. 1962.C. Cambridge University Press. Perhaps you will prefer this one. lim Z1 !!§1 ¡1 e¡j!t [f (t) ¡ f (t ¡ ¼=!)] dt: Z1 jf (t) ¡ f (t ¡ ¼=!)j dt: (3) jf (t) ¡ f (t ¡ ¼=!)j dt = 0 (4) ¡1 by the continuity-in-the-mean theorem. from R. If f 2 Lp then kf kp is de¯ned to be 0 ¡1 @ Z1 ¡1 11=p jf (x)jp dxA : The symbol kf kp is read as the Lp norm of f . Suppose 1 · p < 1. 1) is said R1 to be of class Lp (written f 2 Lp ) if jf (x)jp dx < 1.The above is the working-class proof of the Riemann-Lebesgue lemma.

Examine the high frequency limiting behavior (! ! §1) of the spectra of these signal pairs and interpret in terms of the Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma: F u(t) () 1 + ¼±(!) j! F ¦(t=T ) () T sinc(!T =2) ¼ F sinc(¯t) () ¦(!=2¯) ¯ 1 F e¡®t u(t) () ® + j! F ±(t) () 1 1 F ¼ () sgn(!) t j 78 . then the boundary terms go to zero as ! ! §1. The integral is the Fourier transform of the derivative of f (t) Z1 ¡1 f 0 (t)e¡j!t dt = F [f 0 (t)] and this Fourier integral exists (has ¯nite magnitude jF [f 0 (t)] j < 1) if the derivative is absolutely integrable Z1 jf 0 (t)j dt · A < 1: ¡1 If jF [f 0 (t)] j < 1. then F (!) ! 0 as ! ! §1. then the integral term F [f 0 (t)] ¡¡¡¡¡! 0: j! !!§1 Exercise. PROOF: Integrate by parts F (!) = Z1 ¡1 ¡j!t f (t)e ¯1 Z1 f (t)e¡j!t ¯¯ 1 dt = + f 0 (t)e¡j!t dt ¯ ¡j! j! t=¡1 ¡1 If f (§1) is ¯nite.Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma If f 0 (t) is absolutely integrable.

x!0¡ x!0 then it is appropriate to break the integral above at x = 0 so that fe(t) = lim Z0 −!1 ¡1 = lim Z0 −!1 ¡1 Z1 sin −x f (x + t) dx + lim −!1 ¼x Z1 f (x + t) sin −x dx ¼x 0 f (x + t) ¡ f (t¡ ) sin −x dx + lim f (t¡ ) −!1 ¼x −!1 sin −x dx ¼x ¡1 f (x + t) ¡ f (t+ ) sin −x dx + lim f (t+ ) −!1 ¼x + lim Z0 0 Z1 0 79 sin −x dx ¼x . then clearly fe(t) = f (t) if we accept the Dirac-delta representation sin −x = ±(x): −!1 ¼x lim If f su®ers a jump discontinuity at t.Convergence of the Fourier Integral Representation F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e F () dt ¡1 f (t) = F ¡1 1 [F (!)] = 2¼ Z1 F (!)ej!t d! ¡1 Assume f 0 (t) is absolutely integrable so that the Riemann-Lebesgue lemma guarantees lim F (!) = 0: !!1 Denote the inverse Fourier transform of the Fourier transform as 1 fe(t) = lim −!1 2¼ = lim Z− Z1 f (¿ )e¡j!¿ d¿ ej!t d! ¡− ¡1 Z1 −!1 ¡1 Z1 Z− 1 f (¿ ) 2¼ ¡− sin[−(¿ ¡ t)] d¿ ¼(¿ ¡ t) = lim f (¿ ) = lim f (x + t) −!1 ¡1 Z1 −!1 ¡1 ej!(t¡¿ ) d! d¿ sin −x dx: ¼x If f is continuous at t. in that lim f (t + x) = f (t¡ ) 6 = f (t+ ) = lim+ f (t + x).

) By the Riemann-Lebesgue lemma. the ¯rst term on the right-hand side of the above integral vanishes as − ! 1. u ¡1 then for − > 0 we have Z0 ¡1 sin −x dx = ¼x Z1 sin −x dx = 12 : ¼x 0 Therefore.The function f (x + t) ¡ f (t¡ ) ¼x is continuous at x = 0¡ . and is well-behaved everywhere else by our initial assumption. If f actually has a ¯nite number of such jump discontinuities. The same argument applies to the function f (x + t) ¡ f (t+ ) ¼x and its Fourier integral. From the famous integral Z1 sin u du = ¼ u ¡1 and its variation Z1 sin ¯u du = ¼ sgn ¯. then each one can be handled in a similar fashion. (We are assuming that f is continuous everywhere except at the particular t of interest. we have shown F ¡1 fF [f (t)]g = fe(t) = 80 1 2 £ ¡ ¤ f (t ) + f (t+ ) : .

....... ..... . ..... ........... . the mathematics of signal analysis usually (always?) is much simpler in terms of the complex exponential form... ... .. .......... h(t) y(t) The zero-state response (in the time domain) of our linear... .. ... ...................System Transfer Function x(t) ... the time-domain response y(t) now requires an inverse Fourier transform (4) y(t) = F ¡1 fX(!)H(!)g: However........... ......) Note the use of !0 to denote some particular frequency.. ......................... ............. .......................... ....... ........... .. ............. . .......... but as we have seen repeatedly this semester........ The simplest time-harmonic input signal is the complex exponential form (5) x(t) = ej!0 t : (The only other choice would be a real-valued cosine or sine........ we always take the simpler path.......... working in the frequency domain also gives us a whole another conceptual view of the input/output dynamics of our systems................ ..... to avoid confusion with the Fourier transform frequency variable plain !............... And in deriving important concepts and principles.................. Electrical engineers work so much in the frequency domain that we sometimes loose touch with the original time domain! For an arbitrary input signal x(t)............ The response of our system to the excitation (5) is y(t) = h(t) ~ x(t) = = ej!0 t Z1 Z1 ¡1 h(¿ )x(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = Z1 ¡1 h(¿ )e¡j!0 ¿ d¿ = ej!0 t H(!0 ): ¡1 81 h(¿ )ej!0 (t¡¿ ) d¿ (6) ................. .. time-invariant (LTI) system is the convolution of the input signal with the system impulse response y(t) = x(t) ~ h(t): (1) The direct Fourier transform of this equation is Y (!) = X(!)H(!) (2) which exhibits the important role of the system transfer function Ffh(t)g = H(!): (3) By transforming to the frequency domain.............. the transfer function H(!) immediately gives the response of a LTI system to a time-harmonic signal. the nontrivial convolution operator has been replaced by a simple multiplication! Besides algebraic simplicity....

.......................................................... .... The transfer function is the generic H(!).......................... Only the amplitude and phase of the response have been modi¯ed by the amplitude and phase of the system transfer function. . F Exercise 2..................... ... .. ............ ........ ... ..... .............. ............ ........... .......................... ..... ..Observe that the response (steady-state since the excitation has been on forever) of a LTI system to a time-harmonic signal is a time-harmonic signal of the same frequency as the excitation................... Show that the time-harmonic response of a real LTI system to a cosine excitation x(t) = A cos(!0 t + Á) of arbitrary amplitude A and phase Á is y(t) = AjH(!0 )j cos[!0 t + Á + £(!0 )] where the amplitude and phase of the transfer function are de¯ned in (7).. .... ........ . y(t) = xr (t) ~ h(t) + jxi (t) ~ h(t) Refx(t)g = xr (t) ....... ........ ..................... . ..... ............ In AC circuit analysis........................................................................... ... ... ... .............. ............................. .. .. ..................... ......................... ...... ....... ............. ........ ........ we call AejÁ the complex phasor........... . ...... .... . . . ..................... . . ...................... evaluated (of course) at the excitation frequency. ... ............... ........ . ..... h(t) real yr (t) = Refy(t)g Imfx(t)g = xi (t) .... .................................. ......... ...... . ...... . . ...... What is the form of the response? Think about the linearity of the system. ........ The amplitude and phase are apparent in the polar representation H(!) = jH(!)jej£(!) : (7) Note that if the system impulse response h(t) is a real-valued function of time............... .................. Now consider the periodic excitation 1 X x(t) = cn ejn!0 t n=¡1 applied to a LTI system having arbitrary (not necessarily real) impulse response h(t).... .... yi (t) = Imfy(t)g h(t) h(t) real F Exercise 1.. ........ .. . ........ ............... ... ................. 82 ................. . ................ ........ then we can recover the separate responses to the real and imaginary parts of a complex input by inspection: x(t) = xr (t) + jxi (t) ............ ... Hint: write x(t) = RefAejÁ ej!0 t g................ ................ Specialize the above result to the case where x(t) = sin(!0 t): F Exercise 3.................................................................. ........... ...

...... ........ ........................... .......... .. ........ ... ............ ................................ .... ................ .. . . .......... ... .. ........... . ....... ... ....................... . .. j!n t . ... .......... ... .... ... .. j!2 t j!2 t ........................... ....... ................ ................ ... . ......... X(!1 )ej!1 t H(!) H(!) x(t) = P n X(!n )e H(!) § H(!) H(!) 83 P n H(!n )X(!n )ej!n t = y(t) ....... .... ................ 1 1 ... .............. ................................ .. . . H(!2 )X(!2 )e ...... . ............... X(!n )e H(! )X(! )e ....... ....................... ............ j!n t ... . ...... ............................... . ... .... ..... ....... ............... ..................... ... .................... .............. . .. ................ ...... ....... ................ ... ....... .............. ............. .... ....... .. ..................... ...... .. .................... .. .. ...... ... .................................. ....... ............ ... ...... ................... . ... .... ... ... .. . ... .... .......... ........ .. .. .. X(!2 )e . .... ................ .. H(! )X(! )ej!1 t ................. .... ................. .. ..... ... .................... .......... ....... .... ..... ......................... ... ......................... . ......... .... ....... .. ........................ .... ..................... . ... ............... . .......................... .................................................. ... ............... ...... ................................. ................ .. ........ ...... .. .Superposition Interpretation of System Transfer Function x(t) = 1 2¼ Z1 j!t X(!)e ¡1 d! ............. . ............ ... . ......... .... H(!) 1 2¼ Z1 H(!)X(!)ej!t d! = y(t) ¡1 .. ......... .............. .. .... ... ........................ .. . .. ... . . .......................... .... ..... . . .. ............ .... .. j!n t ............. .. . ........ ........ .... ................................ .. .... . .. ..................... ..... ... .... ................................. ....... ............... . .. ........................ ........... .. .. ........... ... .......... ........ ..... n n ... ............ .... . ..... ... ........ . ..... ................ .............. ................. ............ ............. . ......... ........... ...

.......................... ............... .. .... . ....... ........ ..... ............... ................ ...... ......................... ....................................... ...... ...... ............................. ............... At least this helps my circuit analysis....... ...... ........ ........ no one memorizes such speci¯cs) that the impulse response of the given RL circuit is μ ¶ R R h(t) = ±(t) ¡ exp ¡ t u(t): (8) L L Most of us would agree that the correct derivation of this time-domain result is a nontrivial exercise................ ..... ...................... ........ . .. ...... ... ........ .... Fortunately....................... 84 .............. ...... ....... ....... the Fourier transform allows us to circumvent the time-domain di®erential equations and work with purely algebraic equations.................... ..... ................... .. .................... ...... ... ................... .... . ... + ............. Temporarily set the input x(t) = vg (t) and the output y(t) = vL (t) for obvious dimensional consistency and to use signal labels for voltages that look like voltages.... .......... ...... ...... ........ Verify that the Fourier transform of impulse response (8) gives transfer function (12)......... ... ... .......... ...... ² R x(t) ¡ + y(t) L ² ¡ Recall (look back in your notes............... .... . ............................. F Exercise 4..... ..... The ratio of output to input voltage spectra VL (!) j!L ZL = = (11) Vg (!) R + j!L ZR + ZL could have been written by inspection as a simple voltage divider..................... ......... ... Our transfer function is Y (!) j!L j!L=R j!=!b H(!) = = = = (12) X(!) R + j!L 1 + j!L=R 1 + j!=!b where the constant !b = R=L (s¡1 ) is called the break frequency or half-power frequency or maybe even cut-o® frequency of this simple high-pass ¯lter... ... ........................... ..... .......................... ........ . .... ..................... .................. .. ......... . ........................ .....................Transfer Function for Linear Electric Circuits Example..... We ¯rst found the step response s(t) and then di®erentiated to get h(t) = s0 (t). ... .... ......... ..... ... ............ .. ........ ....... ....... ........... ... .......... ............ i(t) vg (t) ² R + ¡ + v (t) L ² ¡ Kirchho®'s voltage law is vg (t) = Ri(t) + L di(t) dt (9) and the direct Fourier transform of this is Vg (!) = [R + j!L]I(!): (10) Note the natural occurrence of the familiar complex impedance......... ........ .......... ........... L . ............. .. .... .... ..................

........................... .. .... ....... ........... ... . .... .... ................0 ¡5 ¡10 ¡15 jHj (dB) ¡20 ¡25 ¡30 ¡35 ........ ......... .... .. . .. .. .......... .. ........... ..... ............................ ..... ... . ........ ... ..... ...... .. ..... ............. ..... ... . .................... .... . ......... Frequency behavior of single-pole high-pass ¯lter..... ................. . . .. ...... .. .... ...... 85 102 . ..... .......... .. ....... ......... .. ... ..... ....... ..... .. ........ ..... ............ . . ....... .............. ... .. ......... ....... .. ... ........... .. . .... .... . 10¡2 10¡1 100 !=!b 101 (b) Phase response. .......... .. ...... ....... .... . ......... ..... ......... . .. ... ...... ....... ¼=2 3¼=8 arg H ¼=4 ¼=8 0 . . 1...... .. .. .. .......... ...... ...... ...... ... .. ... ... . ........... .. ... ............ .. .. ..... . . . .... .. ........ ............. . ..... ... . ... .. .. . . ...... ¡40 10¡2 10¡1 100 !=!b 101 102 (a) Magnitude response.... ........... ...... .. ................. ...... .. ... .. . ... ......... ............. . . ... . ............ . Fig.. ... . ...... .. ..... ......

the sine integral7 Zu sin » Si(u) = d» Si(¡u) = ¡ Si(u) Si(1) = ¼=2: » 0 7 M. Homework Problem: Rectangular Pulse Response of Ideal Low-Pass Filter. 1. the frequency-domain relationship is j!X(!) Y (!) ¼ : (16) !b Inverse Fourier transformation of (16) to the time domain gives 1 dx(t) (17) !b dt so we see that a high-pass ¯lter acts as a di®erentiator when it is having its biggest e®ect on the input. Handbook of Mathematical Functions.1. ! ¿ !b > > < j!=!b j H(!) = = (15) . Find its transfer function and show that this low-pass ¯lter acts as an integrator when it is having its greatest e®ect on the input signal. (\Big Red"or \Citizen's Handbook").The magnitude and phase response of the transfer function (12) j!=!b (13) 1 + j!=!b are graphed versus a logarithmic and normalized frequency abscissa in Fig. We also use a logarithmic (unnatural or base 10) scale to express the magnitude in decibels according to jHj (dB) = 20 log10 jHj: (14) H(!) = Note that the low and high frequency approximations 8 j!=!b . y(t) ¼ F Exercise 5. pp. 1970. ! À !b clearly show that this ¯lter passes the high frequencies unscathed. Table 5. Consider an ideal low-pass ¯lter of bandwidth B and subsequent transfer function ³ ! ´ H(!) = ¦ : 2B Find the transient response y(t) of this ¯lter to a rectangular pulse of pulse-width T x(t) = ¦(t=T ): Graphical results simplify with normalized time t=T as the independent variable. National Bureau of Standards. too! 86 . In the low frequency regime (! ¿ !b ) where this ¯lter has the greatest e®ect between the input and output. Stegun. This problem is most readily solved in terms of a special function. Abramowitz and I. MATLAB has it built-in. 231{232.A. for various values of the dimensionless parameter BT . ! = !b 1 + j!=!b > 1+j > : 1. Consider the simple circuit having the positions of R and L reversed relative to the circuit above.

What do you think? (You'll need the answers. ¯rst!) 87 . Derive the generalized Parseval theorem Z1 f (t)g ¤ (t) dt = ¡1 F Exercise 7. The similarity (more than similar! ) in the numerical values strikes me as a strange coincidence.Parseval's Theorem for the Fourier Integral The energy associated with the signal f (t) is E= Z1 ¡1 jf (t)j2 dt = Z1 ¡1 Z1 f (t)f ¤ (t) dt 2 32 Z1 Z1 3¤ 1 4 1 F (!)ej!t d! 5 4 F (−)ej−t d−5 dt 2¼ 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 2 32 3 1 1 Z Z Z1 1 4 1 = F (!)ej!t d! 5 4 F ¤ (−)e¡j−t d−5 dt 2¼ 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 8 9 1 1 1 Z Z Z < = 1 1 = F (!) F ¤ (−) ej(!¡−)t dt d− d! : 2¼ . Find a simple evaluation for the integrals Z1 sin x dx x ¡1 Z1 · sin x x ¸2 dx: ¡1 We met the ¯rst one back on page 54. 2¼ = 1 = 2¼ = 1 2¼ ¡1 Z1 ¡1 Z1 ¡1 ¡1 Z1 F (!) ¡1 ¡1 1 F ¤ (−)±(− ¡ !) d− d! = 2¼ Z1 F (!)F ¤ (!) d! ¡1 jF (!)j2 d! F Exercise 6.

at least for now. The use of frequency f (Hz=cycle/s) instead of ! (1/s) Introduce the frequency f (Hz) such that ! = 2¼f . so that every di®erential and integral operation results in a factor of 2¼ or (2¼)¡1 ? Seriously.Other Conventions for the Fourier Transform Pair Note that our forward Fourier transform could be scaled by any constant K as long as we divide by K in performing the inverse: Z1 Z1 1 F ¡j!t F (!) = K f (t)e dt () f (t) = F (!)ej!t d!: 2¼K ¡1 ¡1 p The common choice K = 1= 2¼ gives a pleasingly symmetric pair Z1 Z1 1 1 F ¡j!t F (!) = p f (t)e dt () f (t) = p F (!)ej!t d!: 2¼ 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 One-sided (unilateral) trigonometric forms Fc (!) = Z1 Fs (!) = 0 Z1 f (t) cos(!t) dt f (t) sin(!t) dt F () F () 2 f (t) = ¼ f (t) = 2 ¼ 0 Z1 Fc (!) cos(!t) d! 0 Z1 Fs (!) sin(!t) d! 0 Note that the sine transform is a natural choice if f (0) = 0. because of their natural preference to measure frequency f in (Hz). where. the world is divided and you will inevitably need to translate between the two forms. the Fourier transform pair has to have 2¼'s somewhere: The question is. as opposed to the natural frequency !. while the cosine transform ¯ts the case when f 0 (0) = 0. Either way you look at it. The use of f can also pave the way for a slightly smoother transition to the discrete-time world. and our usual Fourier transform pair Z1 Z1 1 F ¡j!t X(!) = x(t)e dt () x(t) = X(!)ej!t d! 2¼ ¡1 becomes X(f ) = Z1 ¡1 ¡1 x(t)e¡j2¼f t dt F () x(t) = Z1 ¡1 X(f )ej2¼f t df: This form has the advantage that both variables t and f appear symmetrically without any multiplying factors outside the integrals. but not in our course. Its supporters are often experimentalists. or do you turn them loose as pesky irritants inside the arguments of the complex exponentials. Its disadvantage (to me) is the appearance of a 2¼ in every kernel function exp(§j2¼f t). do you place them as harmless scaling factors outside the integrals. ! rules! 88 .

1. or arbitrarily complex? 2. pure imaginary. the spectrum of an odd.ECE 370 QUIZ 7 9 October 1940 Name IgÄ or Reiruμ of.) If f (t) = ¡f (¡t) is odd. what can you deduce about the symmetry (even/odd parity) of F (!)? Is F (!) pure real. what can you deduce about the symmetry (even/odd parity) of F (!)? Is F (!) pure real. or arbitrarily complex? 3. total area under the curve. real signal is pure real and is an even function of !. pure imaginary. the spectrum of an even. Wednesday October 31 12:00 noon Consider a real-valued function f (t) that possesses a de¯nite Fourier transform F (!). then Fr (!) = 0 and Fi (!) = 2 Z1 f (t) sin(!t) dt = ¡Fi (¡!): 0 That is. If f (t) = ¡f (¡t) is odd. Assume that f (t) is absolutely integrable so that we are assured of the ¯niteness of F (!) for all frequencies.) What is the physical (geometric) signi¯cance of F (0)? Z1 F (!) = f (t)e¡j!t dt ¡1 ************************** SOLUTION ************************** F (!) = Z1 ¡1 f (t) cos(!t) dt ¡ j Z1 ¡1 f (t) sin(!t) dt = Fr (!) ¡ jFi (!) If f (t) = f (¡t) is even. real signal is pure imaginary and is an odd function of !. F (0) = Z1 f (t) dt is the integral of f (t).) If f (t) = f (¡t) is even. the DC value. then Fi (!) = 0 and Fr (!) = 2 Z1 f (t) cos(!t) dt = Fr (¡!): 0 That is. III Take-Home: due next class. ¡1 89 .

.... ........... ... .. ... ... ...................... h(t) = ±(t ¡ t ) H(!) = e¡j!t0 y(t) = x(t ¡ t0 ) \linear phase" 90 y(t) ............. ...... ...... ... ................................... ....... h (t) h (t) h(t) = h1 (t) ~ h2 (t) H(!) = H1 (!)H2 (!) Linear Dispersionless Filter x(t) .......... .............. ... ................... ....... ....................... ......... .................... ........ .......... .......... ......... .................... 1 2 ........................ ................. .. . ......... ... ... ..................... ................. ...... .. ........................ .......... ......... ......................... ... ............................ .................................... ........................ ....... ........... ............. ............. ...... .... ......... 0 .... .. ...................... ...................... ............. . ............................................. ... ............ .... ................. ............. ......... .................................... .Cascade of Two LTI Systems x(t) ............. ................. ............................ ... ........ .................... ...... . .. ...... ....... .

... .....1............. This problem is most readily solved in terms of a special function... Consider an ideal low-pass ¯lter of bandwidth B and subsequent transfer function ³ ! ´ : (1) H(!) = ¦ 2B Find the transient response y(t) of this ¯lter to a rectangular pulse of pulse-width T x(t) = ¦(t=T ): (2) Graphical results simplify with normalized time t=T as the independent variable.. .......... ....... ....... ....A..... National Bureau of Standards...... . pp....... approaches to ¯nding the output y(t) are worth considering........ .. ..... .. Time-Domain Convolution..... too! 91 ......... . . ...... .......... Stegun..... Similarly. the sine integral8 Si(z) = Zz sin » d» » Si(¡z) = ¡ Si(z) Si(1) = ¼=2: (3) 0 x(t) ... .. ........Homework Problem: Rectangular Pulse Response of Ideal Low-Pass Filter.................... ... .................................... .. ............... y(t) = x(t) ~ h(t) = Z1 ¡1 B = ¼ T =2 Z ¡T =2 x(¿ )h(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ = sin[B(t ¡ ¿ )] B d¿ = B(t ¡ ¿ ) ¼ T =2 Z h(t ¡ ¿ ) d¿ (6) ¡T =2 T =2 Z ¡T =2 8 M.. ............... Handbook of Mathematical Functions.. sin[B(¿ ¡ t)] 1 d¿ = B(¿ ¡ t) ¼ B(T Z=2¡t) B(¡T =2¡t) sin » d» » (7) Abramowitz and I. (\Big Red"or \Citizen's Handbook")...................... .. 231{232........ MATLAB has it built-in......... . 1970........ for various values of the dimensionless parameter BT .................. but related..................... h(t) y(t) The ¯lter impulse response is h(t) = F ¡1 [H(!)] = B sinc(Bt) ¼ (4) which can be found from your table of Fourier transforms or by direct evaluation of the inverse transform integral. Table 5.. ........... .. the spectrum of the input signal is X(!) = F[x(t)] = T sinc(!T =2): (5) At least three di®erent..

ª 1© ª 1© Si[B(T =2 ¡ t)] ¡ Si[¡B(T =2 + t)] = Si[B(t + T =2)] ¡ Si[B(t ¡ T =2)] ¼ ¼ (8) ½ · μ ¶¸ · μ ¶¸¾ 1 t 1 t 1 = Si BT + ¡ Si BT ¡ (9) ¼ T 2 T 2 y(t) = Note that y(t ! 1) = 0. and that the single (dimensionless!) parameter that characterizes the ¯lter response to the rectangular pulse is the product BT . Frequency-Domain Multiplication. y(t) = F 1 = ¼ ¡1 Z1 1 [X(!)H(!)] = 2¼ ZB j!t X(!)H(!)e ¡1 sin(!T =2) j!t e d! ! ZB ZB T sinc(!T =2)ej!t d! ¡B only the even part of ej!t contributes ¡B 1 = ¼ 1 d! = 2¼ sin(!T =2) 2 cos(!t) d! = ! ¼ ¡B ZB sin(!T =2) cos(!t) d! ! (10) (11) (12) 0 Use the trig identity 2 sin X cos Y = sin(X ¡ Y ) + sin(X + Y ) so that 1 y(t) = ¼ ZB © ª d! : sin[!(T =2 ¡ t)] + sin[!(T =2 + t)] ! (13) 0 Let » = !(T =2 ¨ t) so that ZB d! sin[!(T =2 ¨ t)] = ! 0 B(T Z=2¨t) sin » d» = Si[B(T =2 ¨ t)] » (14) 0 whereupon (13) is ª 1© Si[B(T =2 ¡ t)] + Si[B(T =2 + t)] ¼ 1© = Si[B(t + T =2)] ¡ Si[B(t ¡ T =2)]: ¼ y(t) = 92 (15) . Also note that time appears normalized to the incident pulse width T as in t=T .

E1 (z) = Z1 e¡t dt t z Si(x) = ¼ + ImfE1 (jx)g 2 The routine for E1 (jx) will not work for (real) values of x · 0.m calls the symbolic toolbox. function f=sinintRWS(x) % f=sinintRWS(x) sine integral Si(x) for real x f=zeros(size(x)). a di®erent but related special function. Recognize that our particular input can be written as x(t) = ¦(t=T ) = u(t + T =2) ¡ u(t ¡ T =2) (16) so that the response is y(t) = s(t + T =2) ¡ s(t ¡ T =2) (17) where the step response is Zt Zt ZBt B 1 sin » h(¿ ) d¿ = sinc(B¿ ) d¿ = s(t) = d» ¼ ¼ » ¡1 ¡1 ¡1 2 0 3 Bt Z Z i 1 sin » sin » 5 1 h ¼ 14 1 = d» + d» = + Si(Bt) = + Si(Bt): ¼ » » ¼ 2 2 ¼ ¡1 (18) (19) 0 The linear combination (17) of shifted step responses now yields y(t) = 1© Si[B(t + T =2)] ¡ Si[B(t ¡ T =2)]: ¼ (20) The MATLAB routine sinint. built upon MAPLE. It doesn't work at all on my computer. 93 . f(k)=(pi/2+imag(expint(i*abs(x(k))))). and does an extremely slow and ine±cient numerical integration to compute the function Si(x). but that's ok since we know that Si(0) = 0 and it is an odd function Si(¡x) = ¡ Si(x). so here is an alternate computation that uses MATLAB's routine expint.*sign(x(k)).Linear Combination of Step-Responses. Therefore Si(x) = Si(jxj) sgn(x). k=find(x»=0).m for the exponential integral.

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+ ² L i(t) + C v (t) v (t) R ¡ ² ¡ (1) Solve for vo (t) by representing the time-domain signals in terms of their Fourier transforms.............. i o .... ... ..... .... .............. Consider the sinusoidalsteady-state response of the given RLC circuit......... .... .. .................... ..................... ............................ .. ... . ...... ............... ... ... .... .... ..................... .... .. .. ...... ............... .. .. ...... .. ....... (2) Show that the Fourier transform analysis is equivalent to...... ... ....................... ......... ...... ..........Complex Phasors for Time-Harmonic Circuit Analysis..... .... ............. . ..... ........... ............... ....... .... .......................................... ...... ........ . .......... . ....... .... ... .. .......... .. ...... ..... ... ... .................. ........ .... and is therefore the motivation for....... ................ . whereupon μ ¶ £ ¤ 1 R + j!L + I(!) = ¼Vp ejÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) + e¡jÁ ±(! + !0 ) : j!C | {z } Z(!) 96 .................... ... .... .. ..... ......................... ............ ....................... .......... ................... .. the (simple and compact!) complex phasor analysis of time-harmonic circuits such as this one.... ....... ..... .. ... ... . ............ ........... ............... .... The time-domain integro-di®erential equation (Kirchho®'s voltage law) that is appropriate for this network is Zt di(t) 1 L + i(¿ ) d¿ + Ri(t) = vi (t) dt C ¡1 and the output voltage is simply a scaled version of the mesh current. Recall that the time-harmonic signal i(t) is represented in terms of the complex phasor I via i(t) = RefIe+j!t g: The Fourier transform of the input or generator voltage is ½ ¾ ¤ Vp £ j(!0 t+Á) ¡j(!0 t+Á) Vi (!) = F[vi (t)] = F[Vp cos(!0 t + Á)] = F +e e 2 ¤ Vp £ = 2¼ejÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) + 2¼e¡jÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) : 2 The Fourier transform of the entire (KVL) equation above (both the LHS and RHS) is · ¸ £ ¤ 1 I(!) j!LI(!) + + ¼I(0)±(!) + RI(!) = ¼Vp ejÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) + e¡jÁ ±(! + !0 ) : C j! Physically argue that I(0) = 0 here............. ......... ... since we expect zero steady-state DC current through the capacitor............. . .... ............. ..... ..... that is vo (t) = Ri(t)................. .................... that is ¯nd vo (t) if vi (t) = Vp cos(!0 t + Á). ...

Vo = RI and vo (t) = Ri(t): It looks like the two steps alluded to in the problem statement are more naturally done together.Now solve this algebraic equation for the unknown spectrum ejÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) + e¡jÁ ±(! + !0 ) : I(!) = ¼Vp Z(!) Fourier inversion proceeds as 1 i(t) = 2¼ Z1 ¡1 2 I(!)ej!t d! Z1 Z1 3 Vp 4 jÁ ±(! ¡ !0 ) j!t ±(! + !0 ) j!t 5 e e d! + e¡jÁ e d! 2 Z(!) Z(!) ¡1 ¡1 · ¸ j!0 t ¡j!0 t e Vp jÁ e = e + e¡jÁ note Z(¡!0 ) = Z ¤ (+!0 ) 2 Z(!0 ) Z(¡!0 ) · ¸ 1 Vp ejÁ j!0 t Vp e¡jÁ ¡j!0 t = e e + ¤ 2 Z(!0 ) Z (!0 ) · ¸ 1 Vp ejÁ j!0 t = e + c.c. 97 . an expression plus its complex conjugate 2 Z(!0 ) · ¸ £ ¤ Vp ejÁ j!0 t e = Re = Re Iej!0 t Z(!0 ) = where the complex phasor I= Vp ejÁ Vi = Z(!0 ) Z(!0 ) introduced itself! If you still want it.

. . consider the energy in the output voltage y(t) Z1 jy(t)j2 dt: Ey = ¡1 Again............ .. ........................ with ¯xed values of R and L............................ .. ............ ..................................... .... ............... .......................... ............... ......................................) If x(t) is the input voltage to the given electric circuit.. . decrease........ ... will the output energy Ey increase................................................. ........... .... .. .........Homework Problem on Uncertainty Principle Consider the signal 1 x(t) = p ¦(t=T ) T where T > 0 and the total energy in x(t) is Ex = Z1 ¡1 jx(t)j2 dt = 1: (The multiplying factor T ¡1=2 ensures that Ex is independent of T ........................... ............ . ..... ..................... + ² L x(t) y(t) R ¡ ² 98 + ¡ ................... ....... .. note that changing T has no e®ect on the total input energy.................................................. .......................... or remain the same? Explain...... ..... If T is increased.................... ............... .. ........ .......... ..

....... ............ ..... ..... ¡!0 0 ! !0 Fig... ...... ..... .. ........ .. ... ............. . .............. ....... The response of the system is the inverse Fourier transform of X(!)H(!). ...... .. ........ .. .... . ... .. ...... .. . ....... ..... ..... ... System Block Diagram If the modulating signal or envelope of a high frequency sinusoid of frequency !0 is the baseband signal a(t)... .. ... .. ..... .............. ...... ..... .... .......... ..... .. ... ...... .. .... ..... ....... ....... ... ...... .. Typical Narrow-Band Spectrum For real signals x(t) and h(t)... . .. .................... ........ .......... . ......... .... . .. ....... ... then the spectrum of the the modulated carrier x(t) = a(t) cos(!0 t) (1) X(!) = 12 [A(! ¡ !0 ) + A(! + !0 )]: (2) is An example spectrum is shown in Fig. .... ... .. .. ........... ..... ..... ... .. .... ...... with the positive and negative frequency contributions written separately as 99 ........ ........ ... .. . ........ .. ........... .... ... . . ....... ...... .... . ..... .................. .. .... .. ..... . . . ...... . jX(!)j ... . .. . . . ... ....... ... ..... .. ... ........ ........ ..................... . ..... ................. x(t) y(t) H(!) Fig......... 2..... .... 2...... ..... . .. ..... .. .... having bandwidth considerably less than !0 (say 10%). .. ..... ........ ............... ...... .. .... . . ...... ..................... ... . .............. .. ...... ..... .... .. ........ .. 1........... ... ........... ..... .. . .... .. .... .. ......Approximate Analysis of Dispersion ........ ...... ............ .................. .. ............... ..... .... the spectra satisfy X(¡!) = X ¤ (!) and H(¡!) = H ¤ (!).. ... ..... ...... .. ............ .. ....... . . . .... . ....... . . .... ...

and consists of positive frequencies only Z1 1 y+ (t) = [A(! ¡ !0 ) + A(! + !0 )]H(!)ej!t d! 2¼ 0 1 ¼ 2¼ Z1 ¡1 1 A(! ¡ !0 )H(!)ej!t d! = 2¼ Z1 A(−)H(− + !0 )ej(−+!0 )t d− (4) ¡1 where A(−) is the original. baseband or low-pass signal. Write H(!) = exp[j£(!)]: (5) A Taylor series about !0 of the phase function £(!0 + −) = £(!0 ) + −£0 (!0 ) + 12 −2 £00 (!0 ) + : : : (6) gives the approximate transfer function 0 H(− + !0 ) ¼ ej£(!0 ) ej−£ (!0 ) : (7) An approximation for the pre-envelope (4) is therefore Z1 0 1 j[!0 t+£(!0 )] y+ (t) ¼ e A(−)ej−[£ (!0 )+t] d− 2¼ ¡1 = ej[!0 t+£(!0 )] a[t + £0 (!0 )] (8) and so the ¯nal approximation for the output of the dispersive ¯lter (5) is y(t) ¼ a[t + £0 (!0 )] cos[!0 t + £(!0 )]: (9) The phase delay (of the carrier) is due to £(!0 ) and the group delay (of the envelope) is due to £0 (!0 ). 0 1 2 [y+ (t) ¤ + y+ (t)] (3) The signal y+ (t) is called the pre-envelope of y(t).1 y(t) = 2¼ Z1 1 2¼ Z1 0 0 1 2¼ Z1 Z1 j!t X(!)H(!)e 0 = = = = 1 2¼ 0 Z1 Z0 1 d! + 2¼ X(!)H(!)ej!t d! + X(!)H(!)ej!t d! + 1 2¼ X(!)H(!)ej!t d! ¡1 Z1 1 2¼ X(¡−)H(¡−)e¡j−t d− £ ¤¤ X(−)H(−)ej−t d− 0 X(!)H(!)ej!t d! + c. 100 . The phase or argument of the transfer function H(!) in a neighborhood of the carrier frequency !0 is of most interest.c.

The phase function of a length of waveguide transmission line is p £(!) = ¡ ! 2 ¡ !c2 t0 where !c is the cuto® frequency of the guide and t0 = d=c where d is the length and c is the free-space phase velocity. If !c = 0.Numerical Example. t0 = 3. The 4096 point FFT uses ¢! = 0:3. then £0 (!0 ) = ¡t0 . 101 . If !c = 25. !0 = 30. then (30)(3) £0 (!0 ) = ¡ p = ¡5:43 302 ¡ 252 The following ¯gures are the result of an inverse FFT approximation for the signal 2 x(t) = e¡t cos(!0 t) applied to the input of the above dispersive waveguide section.

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y) = X(x)Y (y) X 00 (x) Y 00 (y) + =0 X(x) Y (y) | {z } | {z } =¡k2 =+k2 solution form Ã(x. y) = ¼ Z1 sin k cos kx ¡kjyj e dk k 0 Z1 sin[k(x + 1)] ¡ sin[k(x ¡ 1)] ¡kjyj e dx k 0 · μ ¶ μ ¶¸ 1 x+1 x¡1 ¡1 ¡1 = tan ¡ tan ¼ jyj jyj = 1 ¼ using G&R 3. y) = cos(kx)e¡kjyj Ã(x. jxj > 1 separate variables Ã(x. 103 . 0) = ½ ¶ Ã(x.Fourier Integral Solution of Potential Problem Laplace's equation 2 r Ã(x. y) = Z1 A(k) cos(kx)e¡kjyj dk 0 Ã(x.941(1). 0) = Z1 A(k) cos(kx) dk 0 inverse Fourier transform 2 A(k) = ¼ Z1 2 Ã(x. 0) cos(kx) dx = ¼ 0 Z1 cos(kx) dx = 2 sin k ¼ k 0 2 Ã(x. jxj < 1 0. y) = μ @2 @2 + 2 @x2 @y boundary conditions Ã(x. y) = 0 1.

Equipotentials 104 1 2 3 . 1.6 5 4 3 2 1 0 −3 −2 −1 0 Fig.

y) = sin(kx)e¡kjyj Ã(x.S. 105 2 ¼k . Cambridge. Ablowitz and A. page 60 prob 9. Fokas. y) = X(x)Y (y) X 00 (x) Y 00 (y) + =0 X(x) Y (y) | {z } | {z } =¡k2 =+k2 solution form Ã(x.Fourier Integral Solution of Potential Problem M. 0) = Z1 B(k) sin(kx) dk 0 inverse Fourier transform 2 B(k) = ¼ Z1 2 Ã(x. 0) = sgn(x) = §1 (x ? 0) separate variables Ã(x. 1997. Complex Variables.941(1). y) = 0 boundary conditions Ã(x. y) = Z1 B(k) sin(kx)e¡kjyj dk 0 Ã(x. Laplace's equation r2 Ã(x. y) = ¼ Z1 sin kx ¡kjyj e dk k 0 μ ¶ μ ¶ 2 2 x jyj ¡1 ¡1 = tan = 1 ¡ tan ¼ jyj ¼ x using G&R 3. 0) sin(kx) dx = ¼ 0 Z1 sin(kx) dx = 0 a bit tricky! recall ECE 370 and sgn(x) = u(x) ¡ u(¡x) 2 Ã(x.J.

(2) (3) n=¡1 periodic in ! with period 2¼=T .The Fourier Transform of combT (t) is 2¼ T comb2¼=T (!) Recall our notation F (!) for the Fourier transform F (!) = F[f (t)] = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e ¡1 F dt () f (t) = F ¡1 1 [F (!)] = 2¼ Z1 F (!)ej!t d!: (1) ¡1 The Fourier transform of Woodward's comb function. or impulse train f (t) = combT (t) = 1 X n=¡1 is therefore F[combT (t)] = 1 X ±(t ¡ nT ) e¡jn!T = F (!) = F (! + 2¼=T ). we see that F[combT (t)] = 2¼ T comb2¼=T (!): ¥ Now we are in a position to derive the Fourier series from the Fourier integral. we de¯ne 8 > < ¡1. x < 0 sgn(x) = 0. Let's integrate F (!) over the range a < ! < b. The minimum and maximum restrictions cover one period. And recall that we essentially derived the Fourier integral from the \spectral representation of the Dirac-delta" function. x > 0 (5) in order to ensure the vanishing of the sum for x = 0. centered about the origin (! = 0). where ¡¼=T < a < b < ¼=T . The integral of interest is Zb X 1 a n=¡1 1 Z X b ¡jn!T e d! = b ¡ a + 2 cos(n!T ) d! n=1 a 1 X 2 1 [sin(nbT ) ¡ sin(naT )] T n=1 n ³¼ ´ ³¼ ´ =b¡a+ ¡ jbj sgn(b) ¡ ¡ jaj sgn(a) T T ½ 2¼=T if ¡ ¼=T < a < 0 < b < ¼=T = : 0 if a < b < 0 or 0 < a < b =b¡a+ (6) Therefore. 106 . We are in excellent shape to now do some real damage. in this context. We will make use of the discontinuous sum 1 X sin(nx) ¼ ¡ jxj = sgn(x) n 2 n=1 (¡2¼ < x < 2¼) (4) where. x = 0 > : +1.

........ . . ............ ....... ............... .......... .............. ....... ........ ....... .................... .... ............. .. ....... ............... ...... . . .... . .... ..... .. ... . ...... .. .......... and let's focus our attention on the particular period 0 · t · T ..... That is.... ....... . ..... ¡T 0 T t 2T Consider the arbitrary periodic signal f (t) = f (t + T ).. .............. ..) Introduce the new aperiodic function g(t)........ .............. ... ..... ............ ... ......... ............ . .... ........... ............. ... .. ............. ....... .......... ......... ............ ... . ... ... ...... .. ... .... ....... .. .. . ......... ... . ...... ...... . ........ .. .............. also de¯ned for all t according to ½ f (t)........ .. .. . .. .............. ..... ........ .................... ...... ... . . ...... ... .... ..... ......... . .. ........... .................. .. . ..... . .... . ..... . .. ........ ............... .... ....... .. . ........... ........ 0 · t · T g(t) = (1) 0..... . .. ... ....... .. . ........... ............. ... . .... ....... .. ... ........ ....() . . .. .. ......... ..... . .............. .. . ............ ............ ...... ...... ...... ... . ......... ... ...... .. ........ .......... ... ..... .... ........ ..... it was simply easier to draw one like this......... ........... ... . .... . .. ....... ....... ....... ...... ................... ... we write f (t) as the periodic extension of g(t) in the form f (t) = 1 X n=¡1 107 g(t ¡ nT ): (2) .. ........... ..... ... .............. . ::: ::: ¡T 0 T t 2T g(t) ....... ... ....... ........... ::: ¡2T ¡T 0 2¼ comb 2¼ (!) T T F combT (t) T 2T ::: t ::: 4¼ ¡ T 2¼ ¡ T 0 2¼ T ! 4¼ T Fourier Transform of a Periodic Signal f (t) = f (t + T ) ........ ....... .................. .... .... .......... ...... ........... ..... ....... ...... ... .. ... .......... .... ... .... ... ...... ............ ....... ..... ....... . ........... ... .... ........................ ........ .. ............... ..... .. .................... .. ...................... . ...... .. . .. ...... .... .. .......... ....... .................. .. ... ........ ... .......... . .. ................ t < 0 or t > T: We can easily reproduce the entire periodic signal f (t) by replicating g(t) all up and down the t-axis... ...... ... ......... .... ... ............ ... ... .......... . ........................ . . .... .. .. .. ... And of course the function f does not have to be positive.......... ........ ....... ............... ......... ........ ......... but since all periods are equivalent we might as well work with the selected one.................. .. ................ . .... ........... .................... ...... ........ ... .... .............. .... ... ..... . . ... . ......... . . ....................... .... .... . . ... ... ..... .......... .. ....... . ... ..... . ::: ... Any period would work.. . ...... ........... . .. (The function f does not have to go to zero at t = nT ......... ......... .......... ....... ....... . or even real-valued..................................... ....... ........... . ........... . ............ . .................. ...... ..... .......... ... ................... ...

. .. ....... .. .... ... ..... .. ..... . ... .... . . . ....... ... .. .. .. . .. . .. .. . .... . ..... .. .. ... .... . .. ..... . .. . .. . .. .. .. . ..... . ..... . ... ... .. ... . . .. .. . .... . .... . .... . .. . . . . ...... .. .. .... ... . .. ... ... . .. ..... .. ....... .. .. ... ..... .. .. . ... ...... .. ....... ........ . ..... . . . . .. . . .. ..... . .. ... ........ .... .... .... . .. . .. ... . . . . . . ....... ..... ... . .. ... ....... . . .... . 2¼ T 1 2¼ X = G(n!0 )±(! ¡ n!0 ): T n=¡1 (4) The spectrum F (!) of the periodic signal f (t) consists of discrete spectral lines at integer multiples n!0 of the fundamental frequency !0 = 2¼=T . .. ..... . ...... . .. ............... ... .. ... . . ....... . . . . .. . ..... .. . . ... . .... ........ .... ... .... ..... . . ... ..... ... . ... . .. ... .. . . .... ... .. ...... .... ....... .. .... ........ ............... . .......Recognize that (2) can be written as f (t) = g(t) ~ 1 X n=¡1 ±(t ¡ nT ) = g(t) ~ combT (t): (3) The Fourier transform of (3) is 2¼ comb 2¼ (!) T T 1 X 2¼ G(!) = ±(! ¡ n!0 ) T n=¡1 F (!) = G(!) ¢ where !0 .. ... . .. ...... .. .... ... .. Note that negative n are just as important as positive n. ... ... . . ..... . . ... . ... ... .. .. .... . . ... . . ..... .. ... ... .. ..... ......... ... .. ..... . .. . . . .... ...... ...... . ... ... ...... ...... .. ..... . . .. .. . .. .. . .. . ... .... . . ....... . .... ........ ............. .. . . .. ..... ... . ..... ....... . The nth multiple is called the nth harmonic..... . . .. .... .... .. . .... ¡10 ¡8 ¡6 6 ¡4 ¡2 0 2 108 4 8 10 ! !0 .... .... . .... ... . . ...... . . ... .. .... .. . . .... ...... .... ... .... . .. ... . .... . ... . .. .. . .. ...... . ... . .. ... ...... ........ ....... . .. ... ......... . .... ...... ..... ..... .... ... ...... . .. ... . ....... .... ........ .. .. ..... .. ..... . .. . ... .. ....... . ............ . .. . . .. ... . .. . .. ....... . .. ... . . .. . ....... ... ........ ... . ............. . ... .... .. ... .. . ...... ........ .. . ....... .. ... .... ... .. .. ..... .. .. ..... . . ......... . ...... . ... . ... ... . .... .... .... ...... ... . . .... .. ..... ...... ........ ... .. .... .. ... . ... ... .. .. . . . ...... ..... ..... ...... ....... ...... .. ......... . . ... .. .... .. . ... . . . .... .. ... ... . ......... ... ..... . ... . . ..... ...... ... . . . ...... . ... .. .... ........ .. ........ . .... .. .... ...... .. . .. .... .. ... ... . . . . ..... ........... . .... .. ... . . .. .. .. .. .... .. . .. .. . . . . .. . . .. . . . ..... . .. .. .... ... ..... ...... ..

buy the survivor(s) a Coke. The two key components are the correspondingly appropriate spectral representations for the aperiodic Dirac-delta function and for its periodic version. see me for more. Otherwise go back and do any of the homework exercises (including enough of the 16 Fourier transform pairs on page 59) that strike your fancy. If you explain it correctly and with some degree of coherence. to your total solution. Woodward's comb function. starting from the Fourier integral.) You deserve one. If none ¯t that description. it gives us a whole new representation for a periodic signal 1 f (t) = 2¼ Z1 ¡1 j!t F (!)e Z1 1 1 X X G(n!0 ) G(n!0 ) jn!0 t d! = ±(! ¡ n!0 )ej!t d! = e T T n=¡1 n=¡1 ¡1 (5) where ¯ G(n!0 ) = G(!)¯!=n!0 = Z1 ¡jn!0 t g(t)e dt = ¡1 ZT ¡jn!0 t g(t)e 0 dt = ZT f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt: (6) 0 We usually call the Fourier coe±cients cn instead of G(n!0 )=T and write the whole package as ZT 1 X 1 jn!0 t f (t) = cn e cn = f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt: (7) T n=¡1 0 Of course any period will work for the integration limits. F Exercise 8. applied. Find an interested (or at least willing) fellow student or more who are at or above your present level with respect to Fourier analysis. All that was required on our part was a reasonable °uency with the Fourier transform properties and a few fundamental signals. 109 . It does. In fact. in detail. since the total integrand is periodic with period T : tZ 0 +T 1 f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt: (8) cn = T t0 You now have the complete and uncluttered derivation of the Fourier series representation of a periodic signal. (They can split it to ¯t any ¯nancial boundary conditions. of course.The inverse Fourier transform of F (!) should give us our original periodic f (t). the above derivation starting from the top of three pages back. and your entire audience has not deserted you. and explain to them. too.

let's assume the interval of interest a · t · b is known and ¯xed. f (t)i . That is. the e®ective or root-mean-square value is 2 t +T 31=2 Z0 1 frms = 4 jf (t)j2 dt5 : T t0 110 .Periodic Signals and Fourier Series The period of a periodic signal is the smallest positive number T such that f (t) = f (t + T ) for all t. so that the integral tZ 0 +T f (t)ejn!0 t dt t0 is also independent of the time t0 . Another useful observation is that if f (t) = f (t + T ). §1. f (t)g ¤ (t) dt = 0: a a In any given situation. g(t)i¯ . f (t)i = 4 jf (t)j2 dt5 : a When dealing with periodic signals so that the interval of interest is any period t0 · t · t0 + T . integration over any complete period yields the same result. DEFN: Orthogonality. 2¼=T to be the fundamental frequency of the periodic signal. It will be frequently convenient to de¯ne !0 . a jf (t)j2 dt = E and the square-root of this necessarily non negative quantity is called the norm of the signal 2 b 31=2 Z p kf (t)k = + hf (t). with n!0 the nth harmonic frequency for integer n = 0. : : : . The inner product of a signal and itself is sometimes called the energy in the signal Zb hf (t). Two functions (generally complex) are said to be orthogonal on the domain a · t · b if the inner product ¯b Zb ¯ hf (t). §2. then the product f (t)ejn!0 t is also periodic with period T . An important property of a periodic signal is that the integral tZ 0 +T t0 f (t) dt = ZT f (t) dt = 0 T =2 Z f (t) dt = ¡T =2 3T Z =4 f (t) dt = : : : ¡T =4 is independent of the time t0 . so that we can condense the notation on the inner product angle brackets. F Be sure you can show/verify this important property for yourself.

F Homework: Verify/derive each of the above orthogonality relations. sin(m!0 t)iT = ej(n¡m)!0 t dt = T ±n.m t0 tZ 0 +T (n. m = 0.m 2 (n. The operational advantage of introducing this notational convenience will be clear as we progress. m 6 = n: It is unrelated to the Dirac-delta function ±(t) that is explicitly written as a function of the continuous time variable t. sin(m!0 t)iT = tZ 0 +T sin(m!0 t) dt = 0 (m = 1.n = 0. 2. cos(m!0 t)iT = tZ 0 +T cos(m!0 t) dt = T ±0. 2.m 2 (n.Kronecker delta. 2. cos(m!0 t)iT = hsin(n!0 t). sin(m!0 t)iT = tZ 0 +T cos(n!0 t) sin(m!0 t) dt = 0 (n. This simple function is a function of two integers m and n and is de¯ned as ½ 1. and we have h1. : : : ) sin(n!0 t) sin(m!0 t) dt = T ±n. : : : ) t0 When n = 0 the nth cosine is unity. 2. ejm!0 t iT = tZ 0 +T hcos(n!0 t). : : : ) t0 Note that sin(m!0 t) is trivial. hejn!0 t .m (m = 0. : : : ) t0 h1. m = n ±m. m = 1. : : : ) cos(n!0 t) cos(m!0 t) dt = T ±n. m = 0. 1. 1. : : : ) t0 tZ 0 +T t0 hcos(n!0 t). §2. §1. 111 . when m = 0. 2. m = 1. and therefore not used. You will need to use trig identities to simplify the products in the integrands. Orthogonality of the Fourier basis.

1 T tZ 0 +T t0 1 jfe(t)j2 dt = T tZ 0 +T t0 1 X cn e n=¡1 | {z fe(t) 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 X 1 = cn c¤m T n=¡1 m=¡1 = = n=¡1 1 X cn 1 X jn!0 t m=¡1 cn c¤n n=¡1 112 m=¡1 } | tZ 0 +T t0 c¤m ±n.m c¤m e¡jm!0 t dt {z fe¤ (t) ej(n¡m)!0 t dt } . the Fourier coe±cients appeared naturally. In doing so.Derivation of Fourier Coe±cients by Minimizing the Mean Square Error The concept of the Fourier series arose naturally back on page 108 when we wrote a periodic signal as the inverse Fourier integral of its Fourier transform. call it fe(t) = 1 X cn ejn!0 t n=¡1 to temporarily avoid any premature claims that fe(t) = f (t). Now let's start over by assuming that the periodic signal f (t) = f (t + T ) can be represented by a Fourier series. write the mean square error 1 E = T 2 1 = T tZ 0 +T t0 1 jf (t) ¡ fe(t)j2 dt = T tZ 0 +T £ ¤£ ¤ f (t) ¡ fe(t) f ¤ (t) ¡ fe¤ (t) dt t0 tZ 0 +T t0 £ ¤ jf (t)j2 + jfe(t)j2 ¡ f (t)fe¤ (t) ¡ f ¤ (t)fe(t) dt: We need the following component integrals. One approach to derive the expression for the Fourier coe±cients cn is to ask the question: What values of the cn minimize the mean square error between the original signal f (t) and its proposed Fourier series representation fe(t) ? Firstly.

set to zero the partial derivative with respect to each of the ck (for all integer k) @ 2 1 E = c¤k ¡ @ck T or c¤k 1 = T tZ 0 +T f ¤ (t)ejk!0 t dt = 0 t0 tZ 0 +T f ¤ (t)ejk!0 t dt t0 the conjugate of which gives the required Fourier coe±cient formula 1 ck = T tZ 0 +T f (t)e¡jk!0 t dt t0 where k can now be replaced by n 1 cn = T tZ 0 +T f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt: t0 113 .1 T tZ 0 +T t0 1 T tZ 0 +T f (t)fe(t) dt = ¤ e¤ 1 X 1 cn T n=¡1 1 X f (t)f (t) dt = t0 c¤n n=¡1 1 T tZ 0 +T f ¤ (t)ejn!0 t dt t0 tZ 0 +T f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt t0 Now the mean square error is 1 E = T 2 tZ 0 +T t0 2 jf (t)j dt + 1 X cn c¤n n=¡1 1 X tZ 0 +T 1 X tZ 0 +T 1 ¡ cn T n=¡1 ¡ c¤n n=¡1 1 T f ¤ (t)ejn!0 t dt t0 f (t)e¡jn!0 t dt t0 2 To minimize E with respect to the Fourier coe±cients cn .

1. 1. 2. : : : ) in terms of the complex exponential coe±cients cn (n = : : : .m = T cm n=¡1 and therefore cm 1 = T tZ 0 +T f (t)e¡jm!0 t dt: t0 Trigonometric Form of the Fourier Series 1 X ¤ £ f (t) = a0 + an cos(n!0 t) + bn sin(n!0 t) n=1 To ¯nd the trig coe±cients an and bn (n = 0. ¡1. : : : ) set 1 X cn e n=¡1 c0 + 1 h X c0 + jn!0 t cn e n=1 jn!0 t 1 X ¤ £ = a0 + an cos(n!0 t) + bn sin(n!0 t) n=1 ¡jn!0 t + c¡n e i 1 X £ ¤ = a0 + an cos(n!0 t) + bn sin(n!0 t) n=1 1 h X © ª © ªi cn cos(n!0 t) + j sin(n!0 t) + c¡n cos(n!0 t) ¡ j sin(n!0 t) n=1 1 X = a0 + n=1 ¤ £ an cos(n!0 t) + bn sin(n!0 t) 1 h 1 i X X £ ¤ c0 + (cn +c¡n ) cos(n!0 t)+j(cn ¡c¡n ) sin(n!0 t) = a0 + an cos(n!0 t)+bn sin(n!0 t) n=1 n=1 114 .Fourier Coe±cients by a Direct Inner Product Write 1 X f (t) = cn ejn!0 t n=¡1 and then take the inner product of both sides with ejm!0 t tZ 0 +T 1 X f (t)e¡jm!0 t dt = n=¡1 t0 = 1 X cn tZ 0 +T ej(n¡m)!0 t dt t0 cn T ±n. 0. 2.

: : : ) t0 F Homework. 115 . : : : ) t0 2 bn = j(cn ¡ c¡n ) = T tZ 0 +T f (t) sin(n!0 t) dt (n = 1. Derive the trig Fourier coe±cients by taking the direct inner product of 1 X £ ¤ f (t) = a0 + an cos(n!0 t) + bn sin(n!0 t) n=1 with each of the trig Fourier basis functions cos(m!0 t).Therefore 1 a0 = c0 = T tZ 0 +T f (t) dt t0 an = cn + c¡n 2 = T tZ 0 +T f (t) cos(n!0 t) dt (n = 1. 2. 2. and unity. sin(m!0 t).

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Riemann-Lebesgue Lemma - Fourier Coe±cients
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¡T =2 the truncated Fourier series feN (t) = N X n=¡N 119 cn ej2n¼t=T . jx 1¡e sin(x=2) an even function DN (¡x) = DN (x).Smallest zero is ¼ 2N !0 h i h i (2k¡1)¼ N sin (2k¡1)¼ N sin X X 2N 2N 4 4 ¼ SN (t0 ) = = (2k¡1)¼ ¼ 2k ¡ 1 ¼ 2N t0 = k=1 Riemann sum Za k=1 2N £ ¤ N X sin 2k¡1 ¢x sin x 2 dx ¼ ¢x 2k¡1 x 2 ¢x k=1 0 where N ¢x = a. 2 SN (t0 ) ¼ ¼ Z¼ sin x 2 dx = Si(¼) ¼ 1:18 x ¼ 0 1:18 ¡ 1 £ 100% ¼ 9% total jump of 2 overshoot is Pointwise Convergence of the Fourier Series The Dirichlet kernel is DN (x) = N X jnx e ¡jN x =e 2N X ejnx = e¡jN x n=0 n=¡N sin[(N + 1=2)x] 1 ¡ ej(2N +1)x = . Consider a periodic function f (t) = f (t + T ) having a single jump discontinuity at the point ¡T =2 < t < T =2. De¯ne the right and left-hand limits and f (t¡ ) = lim+ f (t ¡ ²): f (t+ ) = lim+ f (t + ²) ²!0 ²!0 With the Fourier coe±cients 1 cn = T T =2 Z f (¿ )e¡j2n¼¿ =T d¿. Here ¢x = ¼=N so a = ¼.

· sin x μ (2N + 1) sin ¶ dx ¸ T f x + t ¡¡¡¡! f (t¡ ) (2N + 1)¼ N !1 120 x 2N + 1 ¶ dx . as N ! 1.is feN (t) = T =2 Z T =2 Z N 1 X j2n¼(t¡¿ )=T 1 f (¿ ) e d¿ = f (¿ ) DN [2¼(t ¡ ¿ )=T ] d¿ T T n=¡N ¡T =2 Zt = 1 f (¿ ) DN [2¼(¿ ¡ t)=T ] d¿ + T ¡T =2 | Zt I¡ = ¡T =2 {z } I¡ T =2 Z 1 f (¿ ) DN [2¼(¿ ¡ t)=T ] d¿ T t {z } | I+ 1 [f (¿ ) ¡ f (t¡ )] DN [2¼(¿ ¡ t)=T ] d¿ + f (t¡ ) T ¡T =2 Zt 1 DN [2¼(¿ ¡ t)=T ] d¿ T ¡T =2 Introduce the change-of-integration variable x= such that 2¼ (N + 1=2)(¿ ¡ t) T 1 DN [2¼(¿ ¡ t)=T ] d¿ = T sin x dx ¶ x (2N + 1)¼ sin 2N + 1 μ ¿ = ¡T =2 =) x = ¡(2N + 1)¼(1=2 + t=T ) = ¡X ¿ = t =) x = 0 T ¿ ¡t= (2N + 1)¼ 1 I¡ = ¼ Z0 ½ · f ¡X f (t¡ ) + ¼ Z0 ¡X ¾ ¸ T ¡ x + t ¡ f (t ) (2N + 1)¼ sin x μ (2N + 1) sin x 2N + 1 Since ¡X < x < 0 .

and therefore demonstrate that N X cn ej2n¼t=T ¡¡¡¡! f (t): N !1 n=¡N 121 . The denominator becomes (2N + 1) sin μ x 2N + 1 ¶ ¡¡¡¡! x N !1 and with X ! 1. the second integral gives f (t¡ ) I¡ ¡¡¡¡! ¼ N !1 Z0 sin x f (t¡ ) dx = : x 2 ¡1 The same philosophy yields f (t+ ) I+ ¡¡¡¡! ¼ N !1 so that N X j2n¼t=T cn e n=¡N Z1 sin x f (t+ ) dx = x 2 0 f (t+ ) + f (t¡ ) ¡¡¡¡! : 2 N !1 ¥ F Homework Consider the simpler case where f (t) is continuous everywhere.so that the ¯rst integral above vanishes.

.. ... .......... .. ... if 1 a0 X f (t) = + an cos(n!0 t)........ . ....... ........... .. ....... ... ..... For example... .......... .......... ...... ...... 1 ::: ::: ¡T ¡T =2 T =2 0 T t 3T =2 1.. .......... ....... .... ... ......... . . ......... ............ ........ . ... ....... . ..... . .. ... . ...... .. .... ........... ......... .......... ..... .. ....... .............. .. .......... ...... ... There are no sines (bn ´ 0) in this even function... ..) Find a Fourier series representation of the signal f (t)......... . .. .. .......... . . . ... ....... ... : : : ) are 2 an = T tZ 0 +T t0 2 f (t) cos(n!0 t) dt = T T =2 Z 2 f (t) cos(n!0 t) dt = ¢ 2 T T =2 Z f (t) cos(n!0 t) dt (2) 0 ¡T =2 122 ...... .. ... ... .. .... ... . ....... ... ...... ....... ........ .. ....... ..ECE 370 16 January 1978 QUIZ 3 NAME Take Home . 2...... . ............... ..... ... .. ... 2. . ........... ... ..... .... .. .. .. ............ ............ ........... .. ....... . ...... .. and the DC or average value is a0 1 = 2 T ZT f (t) dt = 1 .. .. 2 (1) 0 as the graph shows (perhaps after a little thought)............ .... .... ........... .......... .......... ... . .) Use MATLAB to graph the N th partial sum of this Fourier series.... .... 2 n=1 then let N a0 X fN (t) = + an cos(n!0 t): 2 n=1 Pick several N to demonstrate (pictorially) the convergence of this Fourier series...... ...... .... ........... .................. . .. . ........... ......... .. ..... . . ........... ....... .... .... . ...Due Wednesday January 18 f (t) ...... . . The cosine coe±cients (for n = 1......... .. . .. ... . ....... ..... ... . .... ..

The last integral above requires an expression for f (t) in the range 0 · t · T =2. Required now is 2 an = ¢ 2 T T =2 Z 2t 8 cos(n!0 t) dt = 2 T T T =2 Z t cos(n!0 t) dt: 0 (3) 0 In terms of di®erent variables. The ¯rst method is based on the observation that the parameter ® is independent from the integration variable x.by the even symmetry of the product of f (¡t) = f (t) and the nth cosine. so that we can write I= Zd d x cos(®x) dx = d® 0 Zd sin(®x) dx = d 1 ¡ cos(®d) d® ® 0 d sin(®d) 1 ¡ cos(®d) = : ¡ ® ®2 (5) The second method is integration by parts: d(uv) = u dv + v du =) Zb a The choice u=x dv = cos(®x) dx =) ¯b Zb ¯ u dv = uv ¯ ¡ v du: a a du = dx 1 v = sin(®x) ® gives I= Zd 0 Zd ¯d x 1 ¯ x cos(®x) dx = sin(®x)¯ ¡ sin(®x) dx ® ® x=0 0 ¯d d 1 ¯ = sin(®d) + 2 cos(®x)¯ ® ® x=0 d cos(®d) ¡ 1 = sin(®d) + . or a table such as the CRC). But here are two di®erent techniques to evaluate it. we need the integral I= Zd x cos(®x) dx: (4) 0 It is perfectly acceptable to use a table of integrals (perhaps in your calculus book. ® ®2 123 (6) . which is the line of slope 2=T through the origin: f (t) = 2t=T .

since jan j » n¡2 as n ! 1 (in fact. Note that the values of the trig functions are thus sin(n¼) = 0 and cos(n¼) = (¡1)n . In fact. periodic function f (t) is μ ¶2 X 1 2 1 1 f (t) = ¡ cos(2n¼t=T ): (8) 2 ¼ n2 n=1. these an are 1=n2 for all odd n. 2 ¼ n=1 (2n ¡ 1)2 as long as it is perfectly clear that we have de¯ned !0 = 2¼=T . Fourier series representations of known functions are used to sum certain series. n odd n an = ¡ 2 =¡ [1 ¡ (¡1) ] = (7) ¼ n2 2 2 : T (n!0 ) (n¼) 0. This series converges nicely. n even: Together with the DC value (1). The needed integral in (3) has upper limit d = T =2 and frequency (the factor multiplying the integration variable t in the argument of the cosine) ® = n!0 . whereupon ®d = n!0 T =2 = n¼ (recall !0 T = 2¼).5. The Fourier coe±cients (3) are now 8 μ ¶2 1 2 < n 8 1 ¡ (¡1) 2 ¡ . but it would more commonly be written in the (probably nicer looking) completely equivalent form μ ¶2 X 1 1 1 2 cos[(2n ¡ 1)2¼t=T ]: (9) f (t) = ¡ 2 ¼ n=1 (2n ¡ 1)2 And it would be perfectly acceptable to write it in terms of the fundamental frequency as μ ¶2 X 1 1 2 1 f (t) = ¡ cos[(2n ¡ 1)!0 t]. In this case. the entire trigonometric Fourier series for our even. note that f (T =2) = 1 and so (9) gives μ ¶2 X 1 2 1 1 cos[(2n ¡ 1)¼] 1= ¡ 2 2 ¼ (2n ¡ 1) n=1 or 1 X 1 ¼2 = : 2 (2n ¡ 1) 8 n=1 Note that the sum over both odd and even integers is 1 1 1 X X X 1 1 1 = + 2 2 n (2n ¡ 1) (2n)2 n=1 n=1 n=1 1 X 1 1 1X 1 = + 2 (2n ¡ 1) 4 n=1 n2 n=1 124 .::: The sum is reasonably clear (at least to me).in agreement with the ¯rst result (5).3.

or 1 1 X 3X 1 1 = 2 4 n=1 n (2n ¡ 1)2 n=1 = and therefore ¼2 8 1 X 1 ¼2 = : n2 6 n=1 This is the Riemann zeta function 1 X 1 ³(x) = nx n=1 of argument x = 2. 125 .

On the Convergence and Summation of Some Series The basic form to consider is S= 1 X an = a1 + a2 + a3 + : : : n=1 where the indexing can just as easily start at n = 0 1 X an = a0 + a1 + a2 + : : : n=0 and negative indices are also commonly encountered 1 X an = a0 + n=¡1 If the series 1 P n=1 1 X an + n=1 jan j converges. then we say that 1 X n=1 1 P a¡n : an is absolutely convergent. since ¯1 ¯ 1 ¯X ¯ X ¯ ¯ an ¯ · jan j: ¯ ¯ ¯ n=1 n=1 A convergent series that is not absolutely convergent is called conditionally convergent. This can be shown by using the integral argument (Do it!) on the next page. 126 . Any series n=1 that is absolutely convergent is convergent. Here is an important class of series: With p real 1 X 1 np n=1 converges i® p > 1.

...... ...... ............................. ...... ......................................... ..... .. .... .............. ... ................. ... ......... .......... ..... . ..... 1 .............. .... .. .......... n=N +1 ................. ..... ... .............. ........ . ........................ ... ......... ..... .......... . ...... ...... ....... ...... ............... .............. ... .. .. ....... ........ ............ .. ....... ............... .......... . .............. ......................... ........ . . ............ ............. ............. ...... . .. ............... .. ........ ..... .... .. ........ . . ............ ..................... 1 .... .... ........... ............ .... ...... ............... .. .......... ............ ........... .......... .......... . ............. . ................... . ......... ....... ............ N +1 ...... . ........ .. . ..... ....... ....... .............. ..... .................. ... . ............. ............................... .. .. 1 ..... ....... .. ..... ... ............ . ... .................. ...... ..... ..... .................. . ... .... ...If all of the terms of the original series are positive (true for exp(z) if z > 0)..... ....................... ........................ .... ........... ... ................ . ........................................ ........ ......... .. ... ... ........................ .......... ....... ... .................... ...... .. .................... .................... ......................... . ....... ..... .... ........ .................. . ........ ..... ............... ......... .. .......... ....... ................. .... . ..................... .. ................ . ......................... ......... ........ ....... .. .... ............... .......... .. .......... .... ....... .... . .... ......... ................ .. .... 1 ....... ... .. . g(x) X N +1 N +2 N +3 g(n) > Z g(x) dx x ::: ........... .. .. .......... . .. ................. ............. ... so that the error or \tail" sum is Z1 N +1 g(x) dx < 1 X n=N +1 127 g(n) < Z1 N g(x) dx: ..... ..... . . .. ........... ....... ....... ... ... ... .............. ........ .. ..................... ..... .. .... .. ................... . ... ..... ..... ........ ... .......... ..... ........ . ...... ................. .... . . n=N +1 .. .. ..... we have both a lower and an upper bound............ ............ ........... ... ...... ....... ....... ........ . .... ............ ..................... ...... g(x) X N N +1 N +2 N +3 g(n) < Z g(x) dx x ::: Therefore............. ..... .. .............. .. ............................................ .. . ... .... .......... .. ................... then a related integral can provide error bounds by the following reasoning.................. .... ........... ... ........ ........... . ...... ... .. . . ...... ...... ...... . .............. . . ...... . . .......................... ........... .. ... .......... ........ .... .............. . ... .. ..... .... .. ........ N .... ... .... ... ............ .......... ..... .. ... . ...... ..................

and the divergence of the series an n=1 bn . since the series 1 X 1 np n=1 is divergent for p = 1=2 but 1 p ¡¡¡! 0: n n!1 Comparison Test. n=1 Suppose there exists an index N such that jan j · bn for all n > N . 128 .If the series 1 P n=1 jan j converges. Then a su±cient 1 1 P P an is that the series bn converges. n=1 (1) if ® < 1 then the series 1 P an converges absolutely 1 P an diverges n=1 (2) if ® > 1 then the series n=1 (3) there exist both absolutely convergent and divergent series for which ® = 1. n=1 Weierstrass M-Test for Absolute Convergence. If there N . condition for absolute convergence of the series n=1 n=1 ¯ ¯ ¯ an+1 ¯ ¯ = ® exists for the Ratio (d'Alembert's) Test. Let 1 P n=1 an and 1 P bn be series. then we must have lim an = 0: The converse is not true. Let 1 P an and 1 P bn be two n=1 bn for all n > 1 P n=1 exists an index N such that an · 1 P bn implies the convergence of the series n=1 implies the divergence of 1 P n=1 series with nonnegative terms. Suppose that the limit lim ¯¯ n!1 an ¯ 1 P series an . n!1 as we demonstrate by example. then the convergence of the series 1 P an .

Acceleration of series convergence by subtracting out the asymptotic form
(Kummer transform):
Consider the series

1
P

f (n) where the large n form of f (n) is

n=1

f (n) ¡¡¡! fasy (n):
n!1

If the original terms f (n) decay so slowly with n as to be numerically disagreeable, but
the asymptotic form can be summed by some alternate method, then write
1
X

f (n) =

n=1

1
X

n=1

[f (n) ¡ fasy (n)] +

1
X

fasy (n):

n=1

The terms of the di®erence f (n) ¡ fasy (n) will approach zero faster than the original f (n),
so that truncation of the di®erence sum can be made at a smaller n to achieve a given
level of accuracy.
Example. One series that can be summed exactly using the Poisson sum formula (on
pages 150-151) is
1
X
1
¼
= coth ¼b:
2
2
n +b
b
n=¡1
We choose an example series where we know the exact value of the sum simply to be able
1
P
to check our result. Let's get this series into the form
f (n), where f (¡n) = f (n) is an
n=1

even function of the summation index,
1
X

1
X
1
1
1
=
2
+ 2
2
2
2
2
n +b
n +b
b
n=¡1
n=1

and therefore
S=

1
X

n=1

n2

¼b coth ¼b ¡ 1
1
=
:
2
+b
2b2

Now let's compare the brute-force summation of S as it stands, with a simple Kummer
transform. Having the exact value of S allows us to gauge our accuracy. The asymptotic
form of the summand f (n) is fasy (n) = n¡2 so that the Kummer transform is
¸ X
1 ·
1
X
1
1
1
S=
¡
+
:
n2 + b 2
n2
n2
n=1
n=1
The asymptotic or \tail" sum is the Riemann zeta function of argument 2 (a well-known,
actually famous sum) that we encountered back on page 124
1
X
1
¼2
³(2) =
=
:
2
n
6
n=1

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The di®erence terms
1
n2 ¡ (n2 + b2 )
¡b2
1
¡
=
=
= O(n¡4 )
n2 + b2
n2
n2 (n2 + b2 )
n2 (n2 + b2 )
decay much faster than the original terms of O(n¡2 ). The Kummer transform of the
original sum S is now
1
X
1
¼2
S = ¡b2
+
:
2 (n2 + b2 )
n
6
n=1
To do the comparison, label the truncated brute-force sum
S0 (N; b) =

N
X

n=1

n2

1
+ b2

and the truncated Kummer-accelerated sum
SK (N; b) = ¡b

2

N
X

1
¼2
+
:
n2 (n2 + b2 )
6
n=1

With the exact value

¼b coth ¼b ¡ 1
2b2
let's compare the numerical performance of
S(b) =

S0 (N; b)
S(b)

with

SK (N; b)
S(b)

as a function of the truncation index N for one or more values of the parameter b.

N

S0 (N; 10)
S(10)

SK (N; 10)
S(10)

101
102
103
104

0:499726021056655
0:934787298579118
0:993428003029169
0:999342482848786

1:125492496191760
1:000214644029801
1:000000218841745
1:000000000219156

Exercise. Using ³(4) =

1
P

n¡4 = ¼ 4 =90, perform a second Kummer transform on the

n=1

series in the example and compare its convergence to the data above.

130

Homework Problem: Convergence of Fourier Series. Consider the three periodic
functions x(t), y(t), and z(t) as graphed below. Find appropriate Fourier series expansions
for each of the three functions. Study and discuss the convergence of each series, including
graphical display.
For example, say the odd function y(t) is most conveniently represented by the Fourier
sine series
1
X
y(t) =
bn sin(2n¼t=T )
n=1

where the coe±cients bn are known. Truncation of this Fourier series yields the approximation
N
X
bn sin(2n¼t=T ):
yN (t) =
n=1

Compare these truncated series yN (t) with the original function y(t) for several (you decide
which range of values has signi¯cance to your convergence study) values of the ¯nal or
truncation index N . Certainly, the rate of decay of jbn j as n ! 1 is the important
feature.
Note: How are x(t), y(t), and z(t) related? How then are their Fourier series related?
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³! ´
¯
¯
0
0
t ¯ = sin
t
f (t) = ¯sin
2
2
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for 0 · t · T =2:

(4)

2 sin A cos B = sin(A ¡ B) + sin(A + B)
yields
2
an =
T

T =2½
¾
Z
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1
1
sin (n + 2 )!0 t ¡ sin (n ¡ 2 )!0 t dt:

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T =2
Z
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2
1
¯
1
1
sin (n § 2 )!0 t dt =
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1
¯
T
T (n § 2 )!0
t=T =2
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1
1 ¡ cos (n § 2 )!0 T =2
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1
=
=
=
:
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1
(n § 2 )!0 T =2
(n § 2 )¼
(n § 12 )¼ (6)
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1
1
1
1 (n ¡ 12 ) ¡ (n + 12 )
1
an =
¡
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1
1
1
1
¼ n+ 2
¼ (n + 2 )(n ¡ 2 )
n¡ 2
¼(n2 ¡ 14 )

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2
1X
1
f (t) = ¡
2
¼ ¼ n=1 n ¡

1
4

cos(2n¼t=T );

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fN (t) =

N
1X
1
2
¡
¼ ¼ n=1 n2 ¡

1
4

cos(2n¼t=T ):

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Consider a periodic signal f (t) = f (t + T ) and its Fourier series representation
f (t) =

1
X

cn ejn!0 t

(!0 = 2¼=T ):

n=¡1

The average power (per period) \in" or \of" f (t) is

Pav

1
=
T

tZ
0 +T
t0

1
=
T

tZ
0 +T

jf (t)j2 dt
1
f (t)f ¤ (t) dt =
T

t0

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X

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X

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tZ
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m=¡1

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T

tZ
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cn e

n=¡1

t0
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X

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X

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supply for several values of the important parameter !b =!0 . De¯ne the percent ripple as
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With the ¯lter input written as the particular Fourier series x(t) = 1 X an cos(n!0 t). instead of a0 =2. physical electric circuit. Recall that !0 . so that in terms of normalized time t=T . n=0 the response of the ¯lter is y(t) = 1 X n=0 an jH(n!0 )j cos[n!0 t + £(n!0 )]: Note that the DC term is now called a0 . that is. Speci¯cally.Solution. £(0) = 0. The transfer function of the low-pass ¯lter is 1 1 1 j!C H(!) = = = 1 1 + j!RC 1 + j!=!b R+ j!C with !b . y(t) = 1 X An cos(n!0 t + Án ) n=0 136 (1) . we have μ ¶ 1 t 1 2 1X y = ¡ T ¼ ¼ n=1 n2 ¡ 1 4 · ¸ 1 t ¡1 p cos 2n¼ ¡ tan (n!0 =!b ) : T 1 + (n!0 =!b )2 The form of the Fourier series for y(t) is. Also note that H(0) = 1 is real. which is twice the frequency of the pure sine wave that is the initial input to the full-wave recti¯er. since the ¯lter is an actual. 1 : RC In polar form H(!) = jH(!)jej£(!) the magnitude of H(!) is 1 1 + (!=!b )2 jH(!)j = p and the phase of H(!) is £(!) = ¡ tan¡1 (!=!b ): Note that the ¯lter impulse response is necessarily real. with An = an jH(n!0 )j and Án = £(n!0 ). Time t is always multiplied by !0 = 2¼=T . the above expression is y(t) = 1 1X 2 1 ¡ ¼ ¼ n=1 n2 ¡ 1 4 £ ¤ 1 p cos n!0 t ¡ tan¡1 (n!0 =!b ) : 1 + (n!0 =!b )2 Note that the single (dimensionless!) numerical parameter required to characterize the complete power supply output is !0 =!b . 2¼=T is the fundamental frequency of the recti¯ed sine.

The inner products of interest are: 1 T tZ 0 +T t0 1 T tZ 0 +T t0 1 T tZ 0 +T 1 ¢ 1 dt = 1 (n = m = 0) 1 ¢ cos(m!0 t + Ám ) dt = 0 cos(n!0 t + Án ) cos(m!0 t + Ám ) dt = (n = 0. m = 1. total power output or 1 P 1 jAn j2 2 n=1 r= £ 100%: (2) 1 P 1 2 2 jA0 j + 2 jAn j n=1 137 ." Therefore. one de¯nition of percent ripple is unwanted power in the ripples £ 100% r. but I included them in the series (starting at n = 0 instead of starting at n = 1) for notational convenience. 2. : : : ): t0 Therefore. while all of the higher harmonics (n = 1. 2. 2.and the total average power in the output y(t) is Ptot 1 = T tZ 0 +T t0 1 = T jy(t)j2 dt tZ 0 +T " 1 X n=0 t0 1 1 X X = An cos(n!0 t + Án ) #" Am cos(m!0 t + Ám ) #¤ dt m=0 An A¤m n=0 m=0 1 X 1 T tZ 0 +T cos(n!0 t + Án ) cos(m!0 t + Ám ) dt: t0 The DC terms (n = 0 and/or m = 0) are a little di®erent. The DC (n = 0) term is our desired power supply output. : : : ) 1 ±nm 2 (n. 2 n=1 which is the form of Parseval's theorem that applies for our particular representation of y(t). : : : ) give rise to the unwanted \ripple. Recall or note that Á0 ´ 0. m = 1. the total average power in the signal y(t) is Ptot = jA0 j2 + 1 1X jAn j2 .

... ...... ......... .... . . . .... ..... . . ..... ... ... .. ... .. the problem statement evidently de¯ned percent ripple as 1 2 r= 1 P n=1 jAn j2 jA0 j2 £ 100%: These two r expressions will be nearly identical when the majority of the output power is in the DC component.. ..... ........ ..... ... . ... ........... .. .. . . 1.. . ...... .... . .. ..... 0...... ..... .. .. .. .... . .8 1 10 0...... ... ... . .......... .. .. ..... ... ..... but for a very poor power supply I suppose some marketing/sales people would prefer to use (2)...... ....... ... . .. ... . ..... ..... .... ......00 0... . . .... ............ . ....... . .......... . .. . . ........ ..... .. ... . ........ ............. ........ ....... . ...4 0. ...... . ..... .... ..... . ...... ...... ... .. . ...... .. . .. ....... ..... . ........ . .. ...... ......... . .. .. .... ... ... .. .... ........ ... .. .............. .. ... ..... ... ...6 y(t) 0.. ........ ..... . ....... ...... ... . ...... . .. 0 1 2 3 4 !i =!b = freq of unrecti¯ed sine/¯lter break 138 5 ........... ... . . ... ............... ... .. . . ...... .... ... ... . ... .... . .. . ...... .................. ... . ... . ...0 . . ... ... .... ....... ...... ..... . . .................... .2 0........... . ... ..... .. ............ .. ......... ... ..... . . ......... . . ........... .......2 !i =!b = 0:1... ... ..... ... ... .. ... .. .. ... ........... ....... . . .. .... ..... ... . ..... . . .. ..... The second form might be greater than 100%! 1... . .. . .. .. .. .. ... .. ... ..................... ............. . .... . ... .. .... .75 t=T 20 18 16 14 12 r (%) 10 8 6 4 2 0 ......... .... ... ..... ... ...... ...0 ¡0:2 input frequency of unrecti¯ed sine is !i = !0 =2 ¡0:75 ¡0:50 ¡0:25 0... .. .. ..... ......... ... .... ....... . . . .. .. . . .... .. ... .. ... ... .. . .... ......... .... ...... . ..... ... ... ... ... .. ...... . ...... ..... .... ... .......... ....... . .. ... .However............... . . ......... ... ..... .. ... .. ........ ...50 0......... ..... ..... . . .... . .. ...25 0...... ...... . ..... ... .... .. .. ... . .. ....... ....

.... . ... ... . .... all three branch currents) will also be periodic with the same fundamental frequency !0 = 2¼=T of the excitation............................Periodic Excitation of a Simple GLC Electric Circuit v(t) ² ² ig (t) ..... .. ..... ... ............ ..... . ...... .......... ....... .... ........ ........... ............... .... .. ....... ........ ....... .... .. ... ....... ....... ................ ..... ... ..... .. ... ........ .............. ... ...................... ... ..... . .. ... . . If we know the waveform ig (t).. .... .. Plus di®erentiating exp(jn!0 t) is much cleaner than di®erentiating cos(n!0 t) and sin(n!0 t).......... G C ² L ² If the source signal ig (t) = ig (t + T ) is a periodic signal.............. ....... ..... but carrying around two sets of coe±cients an and bn is more awkward.. .. ............. . .. ........ ....... ......... ........ .. . .. ... ........ .. ...... .. .... . . ..... .... .. .. ..... .. The periodic voltage signal is written as a Fourier series 1 X v(t) = °n ejn!0 t (4) n=¡1 139 .......... ...... which is our independent variable t.. ................. ............... .. ....... ....... .. ....... .................. ..... .............. ............ then the steady-state solution for all of the linear signals (common voltage v(t)................ ......... ........ ........ . ... . .. .... ........ ... .... .......................... ... . ..... ... and the prime on the generator current denotes di®erentiation with respect to its argument. ............ ....... ........ Kirchho®'s current law supplies the equation-of-motion for the unknown voltage signal v(t) in our circuit Zt 1 dv(t) + v(¿ ) d¿ = ig (t): (2) Gv(t) + C dt L ¡1 This integrodi®erential equation is converted to a pure di®erential equation by di®erentiating once to eliminate the integral operator in the inductive current C d2 v(t) dv(t) 1 +G + v(t) = i0g (t): 2 dt dt L (3) The order of the terms was rearranged to put the di®erential equation in standard form...... .... ...... .. ..... . ... .. ....... .... . ............... ... . then we can ¯nd its Fourier series representation ig (t) = 1 X cn ejn!0 t : (1) n=¡1 Here is a case where it is more convenient and natural to use the complex exponential form of the Fourier series: The trigonometric form would su±ce in principle............... ...... . . ..... ......... . . .......... .. .... ......... . . . ............ ..... .......... ......... . ..... . .......... ...

and the Fourier coe±cients cn de¯ned in (1) are in (A). the corresponding coe±cients are equal ¸ · 1 2 = (jn!0 )cn : °n (jn!0 ) C + (jn!0 )G + (6) L Therefore the °n are given explicitly in terms of the known cn jn!0 jn!0 L °n = cn . The units of the °n are therefore (V). that is as n ! +1. to simplify the results. Problems 1. If the lossy element is removed from the circuit (G p = 0 or G = R = 1). 7. If ig (t) is a real-valued source current. Write down an approximation for the higher-order terms in the series for v(t). 140 . so far. Use normalized parameters. Show the e®ect of varying the circuit element values. One way to see this is to examine f ¤ (t) = f (t). (The terms with negative indices behave similarly. show that the coe±cients cn in its complex exponential Fourier series 1 X cn ejn!0 t f (t) = n=¡1 must satisfy the requirement cn = c¤¡n . 5. what is the physical signi¯cance of a harmonic having n!0 = 1= LC ? 4. cn = 1 1 ¡ (n!0 )2 LC + jn!0 LG (jn!0 )2 C + (jn!0 )G + L and our particular solution (4) for the voltage is v(t) = 1 X jn!0 L cn ejn!0 t : 2 1 ¡ (n!0 ) LC + jn!0 LG n=¡1 (7) (8) Note that the (SI or mksC) units of the numerator are those of !0 L. ¡1 3. say of amplitude §I0 . All three terms in the denominator are dimensionless (check for yourself). Give a physical explanation for the absence (zero value) of the n = 0 term in the voltage. Graph the signal v(t) when the current source is a square wave. as required. which are (H/s) or (−). 2. show that the expression (8) is also real. as much as possible. Find an expression for the average power dissipated as heat in this circuit. Insertion of both series (1) and (4) into the di®erential equation (3) gives · ¸ 1 1 X X 1 jn!0 t 2 °n (jn!0 ) C + (jn!0 )G + e = (jn!0 )cn ejn!0 t : (5) L n=¡1 n=¡1 Since the above two Fourier series in (5) are equal for all t and they are written in terms of the same Fourier basis functions exp(jn!0 t). 6.where the Fourier coe±cients °n are unknown.) Interpret this high frequency approximation in terms of the circuit. If f (t) is a real function of time.

...... .... . .......... .............. .... ..... .. ................. ......... ........... ¡T + 0 .................. ......... ............... . ............... ......... .......... ....... . . . ... ..... .... . ................ ......... . ............... ......... . ..................... . ...... ...... ...... .. .... .... ..... ........ ..... .. but the even part is simply A=2...... . ........... ....... . .. ........ .. .......... ... .... ................. . ... . ........... ...... ........................... .... ............. ² R x(t) ¡ C + .......... . .......... .... ........ ............. ........ ....................... .... . ................ ... ... .... .... .............. ... ..... . ........ .. . .... ........ ....... ........ . . ............. ... ...... .................... ... ... . ........ .... ...... . ... ..... .. ..... .......... ................................... ......... . . ... ................ .. ..... ....... ....................... .................. ............. ....... ....... .......... ... .. . .... . so that its Fourier series is most logically written in the trigonometric form with only sine functions.. .... . ....... ....... ... ....... ......................... ....... . ....... x e(t) = x(t) ¡ A=2 A=2 ................ ...... . The graph of x e(t) = x(t) ¡A=2 is clearly an antisymmetric (odd) function..... ........ . . .................................. ....... ... . ..... .. .. ......... . ..... . .... ............ ........ . .. .... .. .... ........ ... ........ ............. ... ...... ....... ................ ..... ............... . ...... ....... ............... ..... ............. 2¼=T ) n=1 4 x e(t) sin(n!0 t) dt = T T =2μ Z t 1 ¡ T 2 ¶ sin(n!0 t) dt 0 141 T =2 Z x e(t) sin(n!0 t) dt 0 t ... ... ... .. ................... ........ ....... .......... ... ....................... ........ ... ............. . .. ........ ...... .................. ... . .......... ........ . . ...... .... ... ............ .. ....... ........ .... .. ....... . ................ ...... .... .... . . ... ....... . . ... ² C y (t) x(t) ¡ ¡ a ........... ............. . . .... .......... ... .......... .. .......... .... .... ..... ............................ ............... ........ .. ..... ....... .. .............. ................ ........ .................................. ....... ............... . ...... ¡T 0 ¡A=2 x e(t) = ¡e x(¡t) x e(t) = T =2 Z 2 bn = T ¡T =2 4A = T 1 X x e(t) = A bn sin(n!0 t) 2T T μ 1 t ¡ T 2 ¶ (0 < t < T =2) (!0 ............. ... ................... ................ ............ . ........ . x(t) A . .. .............. . ........ ... . ......... .. ........ ..................... . ... .................... . ....... ... ............... . ....... .. ... .......... .... .. ... .... ......... ............. ............................... ....... .. ............ ...................... . ............................. .... .. .. .. ........... ... ...... . ......... . ........... ....... .......... .................. . .... .. ................ ..... ... .......... ......Simple Low-Pass and Hi-Pass Filter Response to a Periodic Input Problem: Find expressions for and graph the signals ya (t) and yb (t) for several values of the important (nondimensional) parameters that appear naturally.... .......... ² 2T T + t + yb (t) R ² ¡ Note that the excitation x(t) has both even and odd parts. . . ......... ....... ... ................ .................... ... ...... ............ . ...... ... ........ ................. ..... . .. .. .... ...... ........ ...................... . ........... ...................... ..................... .......... ....... ... ....... ........... .. ... .. ............. ... ............. ... ............... ... ........ ......... .......... .... .........................

assume the magnitude function jHa (!)j and £a (!) are known (they are!). are 1 1 j!C Ha (!) = = = jHa (!)jej£a (!) 1 1 + j!RC R+ j!C Hb (!) = R 1 R+ j!C = j!RC = jHb (!)jej£b (!) : 1 + j!RC Let's not write out the polar representations explicitly: MATLAB will compute those for us. from a simple frequency domain voltage divider. 142 . That is. Note that Ha (0) = 1 and Hb (0) = 0. and obviously the same for the b circuit.T =2 ¯0 Z cos(n!0 t) ¯¯ 1 ¡ cos(n!0 T =2) 1 ¡ cos(n¼) 1 ¡ (¡1)n sin(n!0 t) dt = = = = n!0 ¯t=T =2 n!0 n!0 n!0 0 8 < 2 n odd n!0 = (but this form is not as useful as it might appear) : 0 n even Z Z u dv = uv¡ v du u=t du = dt dv = sin(n!0 t) dt v=¡ cos(n!0 t) n!0 T =2 T =2 ¯0 Z Z t cos(n!0 t) ¯¯ 1 t sin(n!0 t) dt = + cos(n!0 t) dt ¯ n!0 n!0 t=T =2 0 0 ¯T =2 sin(n!0 t) ¯¯ T sin(n¼) T =¡ cos(n!0 T =2) + = ¡ cos(n¼) + 2n!0 (n!0 )2 ¯t=0 2n!0 (n!0 )2 ¡T (¡1)n = 2n!0 Now go back and assemble the required Fourier coe±cient · ¸ 4A ¡(¡1)n 1 ¡ (¡1)n ¡A ¡4A = : bn = ¡ = T 2n!0 2n!0 2n!0 T n¼ The Fourier series representation of the input signal is therefore 1 A A X sin(n!0 t) : x(t) = ¡ 2 ¼ n=1 n The transfer functions of our two ¯lters.

the numerical convergence of the signal ya (t) is much faster. the terms in the series for the low-pass ¯lter output ya (t) vary like n¡2 while the higher-order terms in the high-pass ¯lter output yb (t) vary like n¡1 . we can numerically evaluate the series for ya (t) (because its series converges faster). truncation of the ya (t) series at some ¯nite value of n will give a much better approximation for the in¯nite series than will the same truncation of the series for yb (t). and then avoid computing the poorly convergent series for yb (t) simply by using the known relationship yb (t) = x(t) ¡ ya (t): 143 .The Fourier series for the two output signals are therefore 1 £ ¤ A A X jHa (n!0 )j sin n!0 t + £a (n!0 ) ya (t) = ¡ 2 ¼ n=1 n 1 ¤ £ A X jHb (n!0 )j yb (t) = ¡ sin n!0 t + £b (n!0 ) ¼ n=1 n Let's use normalized time t=T and normalize by the amplitude A of the input to write 1 £ ¤ 1 1 X jHa (n!0 )j ya (t=T ) = ¡ sin 2n¼t=T + £a (n!0 ) A 2 ¼ n=1 n 1 £ ¤ yb (t=T ) 1 X jHb (n!0 )j =¡ sin 2n¼t=T + £b (n!0 ) A ¼ n=1 n We need Ha (n!0 ) = 1 !b 1 = ¡¡¡! 1 + jn!0 RC 1 + jn!0 =!b n!1 jn!0 Hb (n!0 ) = jn!0 RC jn!0 =!b = ¡¡¡! 1 1 + jn!0 RC 1 + jn!0 =!b n!1 where !b . 1 RC is the break frequency (or cut-o® frequency or half-power frequency) of (both of) the ¯lters. Note that the outputs ya (t) and yb (t) are intimately related since Ha (!) + Hb (!) = 1 =) ya (t) + yb (t) = x(t): Therefore. Therefore. Recall that !0 = 2¼=T is the fundamental frequency of the periodic excitation. That is. the important nondimensional parameter of our problem is !0 =!b = !0 RC. Therefore. As n ! 1.

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...... . . .. t) = 0 (1) are the boundary conditions imposed on our unknown function y(x. ... ....... ... ... ..... . .................... . ... . ..... ...... .. .... ........ ........... .... ... .. ...... . ... .. . .... .. . . . t) = y(a....... ........ .... ................ ......... 2.... .... . t0 ) . .... ... . .... ....... ............ .. .... . .. ...... .... ..... ...... ...... ... μ ........ ... . .... .. x x + ¢x Fig..... .. ..... .............. . .... ..... .. ...... ........ the unchallenged lead instrument in the sound track of Western culture has been constructed around a set of six such steel strings.. .. . ........... . .... .. ...... .. ... .. ... .... ...... . .... .... ... .... .... ...... .... ... ... . .. Let's see what our Fourier analysis can tell us about this simple and important wave equation... .... .. .. ........... ... ... .......... .. .... ........ ... . t). .......... .. ... ..... . . .... .. . ... of total length a........ . . for all t.... ..... . . ... ... ..... 1. . ... . .... ..... .. .. y(x. ... ........ ..The Vibrating String This is one of the most celebrated problems of mathematical physics. ... ...... . ...... ...... ...... . .......... ... ... ....... ....... .... ........ . ... ..... . ........ ..... .. .. .. ........... .... .. ...... The string is ¯xed at each end. ....... ......... . . .......... . . .... . ........... . ...... x a 0 Fig. . .............. . .................... .. . . ........ ... . .. .... .......... .. . . ...... . .... ... .. ... .. ... . ...... . hence y(0.. .. .. . ... ....... .......... . ...... . 147 T .......... .. . And since the early 1950's.. ........ ....... .... . . ..... ... ......... .... . .... ... . Free-body diagram of elemental string length.. ....... ... .. ... μ T ............ .... .. . ...... .. ...... ................. about its equilibrium position y = 0............. Fig... . . Snapshot of string displacement at time t = t0 . . ....... ............. .......... . ........ .... . ... ......... ... . ... .. .. .. .. . .. ......... .. .. .... ... ... . .. ...... ....... .... ......... ......... .... 0 . . ... .. .... ..... ..... .. . .... 1 shows the pro¯le (at some particular time t0 ) of the vertical de°ection of a string... ..... ...... .. ..... .

... ........... ... .......... For small displacements about equilibrium sin μ0 ¼ tan μ0 = @ y(x + ¢x) @x and sin μ ¼ tan μ = @ y(x) @x (3) resulting in @ @ y(x + ¢x.. Since y vanishes at the end points x = 0 148 ... must be T sin μ0 ¡ T sin μ = ½ ¢x @2y @t2 (2) where ½ is the lineal mass density (kg/m) of the string.. ...... . .. .......................... 0) = Á(x) @ y(x.... . If the entire string is subject to a tensile force T (N).. .............. ...... ... . We can solve our partial di®erential equation (5) by expanding y(x.. ....... .. 3... ..... .... ..... we have the wave equation · where c = ¸ 1 @2 @2 ¡ 2 2 y(x......... ...... .... ....... . ... .... .................... ....... ........ t) ¡ y(x....... Let's excite our string by holding it in the initial rest position y(x....... .. ... .... .......... then the sum of the forces in the y-direction..... ....Consider the free-body diagram (Fig. ....... 3) (initially at rest) (6) (7) and releasing it............... ... 0) = 0 @t (one possibility shown in Fig. . .. .. ..... t) = 0 @x2 c @t (5) p T =½ will be the wave speed in (m/s)........ Initial displacement of string.... ........ .......... ... . according to Newton's second law..... Á(x) ........... t) ½ @2 @x @x = y(x.. x a 0 Fig.. .. ... . .. ........ . t): ¢x T @t2 (4) In the limit as ¢x ! 0. t) into a Fourier series in x... ......... 2) of a di®erential length of string.. . which is equivalent to periodically extending the function y(x) beyond our original physical domain 0 · x · a.. ....................... ..

in principle and in reality. t) = 1 X bn cos(n¼ct=a) sin(n¼x=a): n=1 149 (14) . (8) n=1 where the functions Bn (t) (Fourier coe±cients for the x-expansion) are unknown at this point. Now we have Bn (t) = ¯n cos(n¼ct=a) in terms of (unknown) constants ¯n . provides ¯n = bn . which gives y(x. So the form of our sought-after solution is 1 X y(x. t) = 1 X ¯n cos(n¼ct=a) sin(n¼x=a): (13) n=1 Evaluation at t = 0.and x = a. we can use a sine series. t) = Bn (t) sin(n¼x=a). We need the appropriate Fourier series representation of our initial displacement (6). that is · 2 ³ n¼c ´2 ¸ d + (12) Bn (t) = 0: dt2 a The solution of this homogeneous di®erential equation is a linear combination of ½ cos sin ¾μ n¼ct a ¶ : We select the cosine (discard the sine) in accordance with the initial condition (7). write it as 1 X Á(x) = bn sin(n¼x=a) (9) n=1 where the bn are known. and so y(x. which is the odd periodic extension of period 2a. since we know the initial displacement Á(x): Za 2 Á(x) sin(n¼x=a) dx: (10) bn = a 0 Insertion of our solution form (8) into the wave equation (5) yields ¸ 1 · ³ X 1 d2 n¼ ´2 ¡ 2 2 Bn (t) sin(n¼x=a) = 0: ¡ a c dt n=1 (11) This is itself a Fourier series representation of zero. so each coe±cient must be zero. according to the initial condition (6).

.. then.. . .... . ..... .. ..... ....... . .. . .. .. ..... . . 4.... ... .. ...) Verify that any functions f (x + ct) and g(x ¡ ct) satisfy the wave equation (5)... 2.. . . . . . . ........... ....... . . ... . .... ... . ... ........The physical interpretation of our solution(!) (this is it!!!) is much clearer upon rewriting it (via a trig identity) as 1 i h n¼ io 1 X n h n¼ bn sin (x ¡ ct) + sin (x + ct) y(x.. .. . . t) = i 1 h~ ~ + ct) Á(x ¡ ct) + Á(x 2 (15) (16) ~ means the odd periodic extension (Fig.. .... .... .......... ... . .. ....... . ..... ... ...... . ..... . ............ . . ... ..... .... . . . ... and the homogeneous boundary conditions (1). . .... ..... ... . . .. ....... ..... . . ..... . ... . .. .... ......... respectively. ......... . .... Certainly.. . .. ...... .... . .... 3................. Such forms are called the d'Alembert solution... . .. ..... ... ... .... ... .... . . .....) Verify that (16) satis¯es the initial conditions (6) and (7).... ........ ....... .. (16) is a solution...... ... . . ...... that Á(x ~ Á(x) ............. ........ ¯nally..... .. ... ............ . ... .. . ........ .. . . .... .. ...... .... ..... .. . ...... 4) of the initial displacement Á(x) as where Á(¢) given in the sine series (9): ~ Á(x) = 1 X n=¡1 Á(x ¡ 2na) ¡ 1 X n=¡1 Á[¡x ¡ (2n + 1)a]: (17) In (17) we are taking Á(») to be zero outside of the original domain 0 · » · a. .. . .. ..... . . . ¡a a 0 2a x Fig. ... .. . . ....... . ........ ... Also note ~ ¨ ct) is a wave propagating with speed c in the §x-direction.. . .... with speed c? 150 . .. .... . .... . .... ... .... . .. y(x.. . . ... ........ ..... .. .... ... t) = 2 n=1 a a or..... .. ...... . Odd periodic extension of initial displacement of string. . . .... ........ . .. . Problems 1.. . ..... ... .... ....... . ...) Why do we say that f (x + ct) and g(x ¡ ct) are propagating in the ¨x-directions. . .. ....

Sum the slowly converging series 1 X n=¡1 n2 1 ¼ = coth ¼b: 2 +b b 151 .Poisson Sum Formula Let f (t) be any function that is Fourier transformable. with t = 0 and T = 1 such that 1 X f (n) = n=¡1 1 X F (2k¼): k=¡1 F Homework. Then its periodic extension can be represented by a Fourier series: 1 X g(t) = f (t + nT ) = n=¡1 1 X ck ej2k¼t=T k=¡1 with Fourier coe±cients 1 ck = T ZT g(t)e¡j2k¼t=T dt 0 1 Z 1 X = f (t + nT )e¡j2k¼t=T dt T n=¡1 T 0 with ¿ = t + nT (n+1)T Z 1 1 X = T n=¡1 1 = T Z1 f (¿ )e¡j2k¼¿ =T ej2kn¼ d¿ nT ¡j2k¼¿ =T f (¿ )e 1 d¿ = F T μ 2k¼ T ¶ : ¡1 The resulting Poisson sum formula μ ¶ 1 1 X 2k¼ f (t + nT ) = F ej2k¼t=T T T n=¡1 1 X k=¡1 is often written in the common form.

then 1 X 1 X 1 1 1 1 1 ¼2 : ¡¡¡! +2 = 2 + 2³(2) = 2 + n2 + b2 b!0 b2 n2 b b 3 n=¡1 n=1 Formula 4. for jzj < ¼. that is for b ! 1 ? 152 .67 of Big Red shows that.5. coth z = so that 1 z z3 + ¡ + ::: z 3 45 · ¸ ¼ ¼b (¼b)3 1 ¼2 ¼ 1 coth(¼b) ¡¡¡! + ¡ +::: = 2 + + O(b2 ): b b ¼b 3 45 b 3 b!0 How can you see the behavior of the sum for very large b. Recall that the Fourier transform of g(t) = exp(¡®jtj) with ® > 0 is G(!) = Z0 e(®¡j!)t dt + ¡1 Z1 e¡(®+j!)t dt = 0 1 2® 1 + = 2 : ® ¡ j! ® + j! ® + !2 Duality says that the Fourier transform pair F g(t) () G(!) F G(t) () 2¼g(¡!): also gives so that the Fourier transform of f (t) = is F (!) = t2 1 + ®2 ¼ ¡®j!j e : ® We will also use the geometric series 1 X zk = k=1 The Poisson sum formula 1 X z 1¡z f (n) = n=¡1 (jzj < 1): 1 X F (2k¼) k=¡1 therefore gives (assume b > 0 and note that the desired sum is even in b) " # · ¸ 1 1 1 X X 1 ¼ X ¡2jkj¼b ¼ 2e¡2¼b ¼ ¡2¼bk 1+ = e = 1+2 e = 2 + b2 n b b b 1 ¡ e¡2¼b n=¡1 k=¡1 = k=1 ¡2¼b ¡¼b ¼b ¼1+e ¼e +e ¼ = = coth(¼b): ¡2¼b ¼b ¡¼b b 1¡e b e ¡e b ~ It is interesting to look at the limiting case of very small b.Solution. If jbj ¿ 1.

.... ¡1.... Typeset by AMS-TEX 153 .. ...... ............... .... .. 1.Sampling and Reconstruction .......... ........................ ......... ... Once x(t) has been sampled... x (t) x(t)................ ........ . .. .. ... ............. ......... . ......... ........ ..................... . ... .. .......... 0... ....... .... .. .. .... ... ¡2. s ....... ........ ..... . 3.. . ............... . ..... . ............. . But a useful representation of the sampled signal xs (t) in continuous-time notation is 1 X xs (t) = x(t) combT (t) = x(nT )±(t ¡ nT ): (2) !s = n=¡1 From our table of Fourier transform properties we need £ ¤ 1 F (!) ~ G(!): F f (t)g(t) = 2¼ (3) The easiest way to get this is to take the inverse Fourier transform of the frequency-domain convolution Z1 Z1 £ ¤ 1 ¡1 F F (−)G(! ¡ −) d− ej!t d! F (!) ~ G(!) = 2¼ ¡1 ¡1 = Z1 1 F (−) 2¼ ¡1 Z1 ¡1 G(! ¡ −)ej!t d! d−: The inner integral (in !) is 1 2¼ Z1 ¡1 1 G(! ¡ −)ej!t d! = 2¼ Z1 G(¸)ej(¸+−)t d¸ = ej−t g(t) ¡1 and therefore £ ¤ F ¡1 F (!) ~ G(!) = g(t) Z1 F (−)ej−t d− = 2¼f (t)g(t) ¡1 which is identical to (3)........ .... 2... ........ .. .. : : : ) so that the sampling frequency is 2¼ (1) T in terms of the sampling period or interval T ........................ ....... ....................................... ... ............... ...... ........ ............ ..... . ... . ..... h(t) y(t) combT (t) Consider a continuous-time (analog) signal x(t) that is uniformly sampled at the times tn = nT (n = : : : .......... .. all we have is a table (list) of numbers x(nT )... ........

..... ..... ..... .. ....... ... .. ...... ....... ..... ............. . ........... .. .... .............. . . ... . ........... .. .................. ............. . .. ............... ............ ... ... ... .. .... .... . .... .. . .. . .. ......... ... . ........ . ..... .. .............. .. .......... ... ............. ...... ... ...... ............... ...... ...... ....... .. . ...... ... ...... ..... .. ....... .......... . ... ...... .. ................. . ........... . ... ... .... ........ .......................... .... . .. ..... ......... .... . ... ... ...................... .......... .... .. . .. ... ...... ... . ..... .. ..... . .. ............ .......... ... . ......... .... ....... ...... ..... . ...... ... ..... .... .. ......... ....... .. . ...... .. .. ...... . ... .. ......... ............ .... . ........... ...... ... ........ .... ......... .. . . ............... . .. .. ............ .. . ......... .... .... .. ... . ....... . ....... ............ ... (7) .. . ............. ..... ........ ...... . .... .......... ........... . ....... .... ........... An example low-pass spectrum appears in the ¯rst row of the ¯gure below.................... .... . If we pass xs (t) through an ideal low-pass ¯lter having transfer function H(!) = T ¦ 154 μ ! !s ¶ .... . ...... . ...................... ...... .... ........... ..... . ....... ............ .. ... .. .... ..... ......... . . ...... ........... ........... ...... ... .. ... .. . ........... .. . . ....... ... ...... ................. ........ .... . .... .................. .. ... ... . .... . .... ... . .......... ....... .. .......... .. ............ .. . ............. ..... ...... .. ...... .. ..The Fourier fransform of the time-domain comb function is £ ¤ 2¼ comb 2¼ (!) F combT (t) = T T (4) and thus the spectrum of the sampled signal xs (t) is Xs (!) = 1 X 1 1 2¼ ±(! ¡ k!s ) X(!) ~ comb 2¼ (!) = X(!) ~ 2¼ T T T k=¡1 = 1 T 1 X k=¡1 X(! ¡ k!s ): (5) If x(t) is a \low-pass" signal. ¡2!s ¡!s ¡!s =2 0 !s =2 !s ! !s ! 2!s The middle curve shows Xs (!) for the case !s > 2!h and the bottom curve is for !s < 2!h . .... ........ ....... ... . . ...... ..... ..... . ....... ............. ... . ..... . ..... .... ......... .............. ...... .. .... . .. .............. ... . ... .......... ... . . .. ....... . .... ..... ...... . ..... .......... . ........... .... ... . .. .............. . .. ............. ................ ¡!h ! !h 0 Xs (!) when !s =2 > !h .. .. ... .... ..... .. .. ... ....... ..... ........ ....... .. ................ ..... . .. ................... .. ..... .. .... .......... ........ . X(!) .............. .............. ............... ..... .. . .. ........... . .... . .... ........... .......... . . ..... . ¡!s Xs (!) when !s =2 < !h 0 ¡!s =2 !s =2 .. . . ................... .. .... ...... ......... .. ...... . .. .. ..... ..... .. .. ..... ... ..... ...... . . .......... .... ...... .. .... . ... .. ........ ...... .. .............. ... ......... .. ........................ .... ... .... .......... .... ....... . ..... ............. .. ...... ...... .... ..... ........ .......... .......................... ... ......... . ... ............ .... .... ...... .... ...... ....... .......... ..... ... ... .................. .......... ................ ..... .... ......... .. ......... ... ............ ..... .. . .... ... ... ..... .......... ..... ...... .... . . .... ..... ........ . . .. ....... ..... .... . .. ....... .... ..... .......... .... ..... . . ....... ... .... then X(!) = 0 for j!j > !h : (6) This means that the spectrum of x(t) has a highest frequency !h ... . .. .... .. ............. .......... . ..... ......

the output is always equal to the input in that y(mT ) = 1 X n=¡1 x(nT ) sinc [¼ (m ¡ n)] = 155 1 X n=¡1 x(nT )±mn = x(mT ): (13) . If the low-pass signal x(t) having spectrum X(!) = 0 for j!j > !h is sampled uniformly at the rate !s > 2!h (the Nyquist rate). If we sample at too low a frequency. ignoring both Nyquist and Shannon). Y (!) = X(!) if !s > 2!h : (8) In this case. Therefore. Now let's examine the output y(t) in the time-domain to get another perspective. The impulse response of the ideal reconstruction ¯lter is ¤ £ h(t) = F ¡1 T ¦(!=!s ) = sinc(!s t=2) = sinc(¼t=T ). then x(t) is exactly recoverable by passing the sampled signal through the ideal reconstruction ¯lter having transfer function H(!) = T ¦(!=!s ). for all !. The error or distortion that results from the overlap in the adjacent shifted transforms X(! ¡ k!s ) is called aliasing. as shown in the bottom curve of the previous ¯gure. k = 0 = ±k0 .then we see that. then Y (!) 6 = X(!) if !s < 2!h (9) and of course then y(t) 6 = x(t). k = 60 (12) in terms of the Kronecker-delta. the output of the ¯lter in response to the sampled signal (2) is always y(t) = xs (t) ~ h(t) = 1 X n=¡1 x(nT )±(t ¡ nT ) ~ h(t) = · μ ¶¸ t = x(nT ) sinc ¼ ¡n : T n=¡1 1 X n=¡1 x(nT )h(t ¡ nT ) 1 X (11) If k is an integer. observe that sin(k¼) sinc(k¼) = = k¼ ½ 1. Independent of x(t) being a low-pass signal or not. and for an arbitrary sampling frequency (that is. we see that at the sample times t = mT . The whole concept is usually called: Shannon's sampling theorem. 0. The frequency domain renders this derivation clear and simple. (10) and this ideal low-pass ¯lter is also called the sinc interpolation ¯lter. y(t) = x(t) and we have exactly recovered the low-pass signal x(t) from its sample values! The minimum sampling frequency is called the Nyquist rate or Nyquist frequency 2!h .

. .... ..... . .. .. ............ ... . . .... . . ... . . . . ....... . ........ . ... .... .... ......... ... . ... .. . ........ ... . .... . ...... . .. ... .. . .. .. .. .... ....... . .. .. .. ..... ... . .. ..... . . .. . ...... .. . ... . .... . . ... .. .. ..... .. ..... .... .... ........ .. .. . .. ..... . .. . . .... ... .. ....... ....... . ... ..... . .. .......... ... . .. . .. .. .... .. ........ ... .. .... . ... . . .. . . .... ... .. ..... . ..... .. .... .. .. .... . ... .. .. ... ....... . . ... ... .. .. .... ...... .. .. . . .... .... .... . ........ .. ...... .. . . . .. . .... ... ..... . ...... . ... .. ...... .. . ...... .. . ² ² ² 0........ . ...... ... . . ..4 0.. ..... ........ ... .. . . . . .. .. .. . . .... ... .. ..8 0. .. ... ... .. .. . . . ..... 3. . . .. ...... ... .. .. .... .. .... . . ... ... ... ...... .. . .. .... . .. . .. ... . ... .. . ........ . .... . .. .. .. . .. . . . ..... .. . . .... . : : : and n = ¡1.... . .... . ........ . . . ... . .. .... .... .. . . . .... . ............ .. .. ... ....... ......... ... . . .. ........ . . ... .. . . . .... ..... .. . . .. . . ..... .. . . . . . . .... ... . .. .. . . .. . .. .. .. . . ... .. ... .. . ....... ..... . .. ......... . .. .. .. . . .. ......... . . .... .. .... . .. ..... ...... .. ...... ...... . .. ........ . .. .. ... . .. ... . . .... .... . . . . . ... . .... .. .. . ... .. .....2 0. .. .. ... .. .... ..... .. . .... ..... . ........ ... 2.. . .... ....... .. .. . .. ... . ... . .. . . . ... . .. . .. .. ... . .. ........ . . . ...... ........ .. .... . .. .. . .. . .. . .... . . .. ...... .... . ... ... .. ... .... . ... .. . .. .... . ... ... . .. .. . . . . ....... ...0 0.. . .. . . ..... .... .. . ... .... .... . ... ... .... ... . ... .. .... .. .. ... .... . . ... .... ... ..... . ........ . . ... . . ... ... . ... . ..... . .. .. ... . .... .. . .. .. . .... .. .... .. .. . ....... .. ..... then the output (11) of the sinc interpolation ¯lter is ¶ · μ ¶¸ μ t t + x[1] sinc ¼ ¡1 y(t) = x[0] sinc ¼ T T · μ ¶¸ · μ ¶¸ t t + x[2] sinc ¼ ¡ 2 + x[3] sinc ¼ ¡3 : T T Each of these individual terms are graphed below for the example data x[0] = 0:5 x[1] = 1:0 x[2] = 0:8 x[3] = 0:6 along with the sum of all four terms.. . . ... ..... . . ... ........... .... ... .. ... .0 ¡0:2 ¡0:4 ¡2 ¡1 0 1 2 t=T 156 3 4 5 ... ... ....... ... . . . ....... .. ... . . ... .... . . .... ... ...... ...... .. . ... ........ ... ... ..... . . ... .... .. ........ ....... ... . . ... . . . . ..... . If all other (n = 4. .. .......... .. .. .... 1. .. ...... .. . .. . . . . . ....... .... .. .. . ..... .. ... .... . ... .. .. ..... .. ..... ......... . Do you see which curve is which? 1... .... .. . . . .. ..... . .... . . . . ...... .. ....Dissection of the Time-Domain Output of the sinc Interpolation Filter: Consider a small number (four) of samples x[n] = x(nT ) for n = 0. .. . . . . . .... . . .. . . . ..... ... . . ... ... .. .... .. ..... ....... . . ... . .. . ... . .. ....... .. ..... ..... . . . . .. .......6 ² . .... .. . . . . . . . . ... . .. . . . . ...... .. . . ........ . . . . ..... .......... ...... .. . ... ... .. . ... . . . .... .. .. ... .. .... .. .. . ...... . . .. . . . . . .. ¡2. . .. . . .... . . ......... ... ..... . . . ..... .... . ...... ... . .. . . .. ... .. . . ... .. .. ....... .. .. . .. ... .. ........ .... .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . . ... . ... . .. . .. . . . . . . . ....... .. .... . . . .... .... . .... .... . ... . . ... .......... ..... .. ... . . ........ .. ..... .. .... . .. ...... ... .. ..... . ..... ..... . .. ..... ... .. . .. .... ... . ...... . .. . .... : : : ) of the x[n] are zero (or absent)...... ..... 5. ......... . . . ... .. ..... . . .. . . ....... .... ... . .... .. . ..

.... In other cases.................................... .. .... . ... 1... ¡1....² .... . ................ ..................² ..... Once we're in the discrete-time world.. n = 0 0 1 2 3 4 Unlike the continuous-time Dirac-delta function ±(t) that is illegal at t = 0....... ............. 0.. §3... di®erent names are used.......... .............. as in x[n] = x(nT ) n = : : : ... ......... n = 0.² .. the unit-step sequence clearly takes on the value u[0] = 1. : : : The discrete-time signal x[n] is also called a sequence..... §2. ............... I suppose the Heaviside unit-step sequence is a better name that draws attention to its di®erence with the continuous-time signal u(t).... n = §1................. ..... .. . ¡2.. ... however that u[0:5] is complete notational nonsense........ n ±[n] . the independent time variable is simply the integers n.. ............. ........ Sometimes the discrete-time version of a common signal.......... 1.. : : : ...... Kronecker delta sequence..... 2......... The Kronecker-delta possesses the sampling property x[n] = 1 X k=¡1 x[k]±[k ¡ n]: Relationship...............................² . Our sequence x[n] is simply a list or table of ordered numbers. .... ::: ::: .............. The continuous-time calculus operators of di®erentiation and integration have analogous operators of di®erencing and accumulation in discrete-time..² .. for example the Heaviside unit-step function u[n]. n = ¡1. Usually we are not concerned with any underlying sample period T that was used to obtain our sequence from some original x(t)........ .... it is a function of the integers n...... ² ² ² ² 0 1 2 3 4 ......... .. ¡2.......² .. . Note that the sequence x[n] can take on real or complex values... 3..... ............ ... Note... the discretetime Kronecker-delta sequence clearly takes on the value ±[0] = 1. 0. .... 2.... SYSTEMS...................... ....... Many of our familiar continuous-time signals have discrete-time analogues or cousins..... but be aware that their behavior is often (usually? always?) quite di®erent............ AND TRANSFORMS A common source for a discrete-time signal is to uniformly sample a continuous-time signal...... .. ±[n] = u[n] ¡ u[n ¡ 1] u[n] = n X k=¡1 157 ±[k] ........DISCRETE-TIME SIGNALS.... there is no such thing as continuity in discrete-time.... . .. Heaviside unit-step sequence..............² ............... ....... 1.......... .......... ... : : : u[n] ....... ............ .. : : : u[n] ²... ............... ......... ::: ² ¡3 ² ¡2 ² ¡1 ::: n Unlike u(t) that is not well-de¯ned at t = 0.... ... For starters..... .... ½ ........ ....... ¡3 ¡2 ¡1 1.................. . ... (also called unit impulse sequence) ±[n] ².... goes by the same name and similar symbol as its continuous-time counterpart. ½ 0......

Consider the discretetime sequence x[n] = ej−n where the frequency − is any real number: Take it to be positive for starters. Is x[n] periodic in the independent time variable n ? Let's denote its candidate period by the speci¯c integer N . we only have to consider frequencies − in the primary range ¡¼ < − · ¼. for example. recall that for any positive real number ! (called the frequency). and the lowest frequency is − = 0 (which is identical with − = 2¼). since x(t + T ) = ej!(t+T ) = ej!T ej!t = ej!t = x(t) whenever !T = 2¼. 158 . since ejn(−+2¼) = e2n¼j ejn− = ejn− : Therefore. since e2¼j = 1. in discrete-time work. the continuous-time complex exponential x(t) = ej!t is always periodic in time t with period T = 2¼=!. This only happens if −= k 2¼ = a rational multiple of 2¼: N However. and examine x[n + N ] = ej−(n+N ) = ej−N ej−n : If x[n] is periodic with the period N .Complex exponential. The discrete-time complex exponential is substantially di®erent. First. ¡¼). the discrete-time complex exponential is a periodic function of the frequency variable −. The highest frequency possible is − = ¼ (or equivalently. then x[n + N ] = x[n] which requires that −N = 2k¼ where k is any integer.

.............. .................... ..... constant-coe±cient di®erence equation is c0 y[n] + c1 y[n ¡ 1] + c2 y[n ¡ 2] = b0 x[n] + b1 x[n ¡ 1]: When accompanied by two (the di®erence equation is second order) initial conditions of the form y[¡1] = y¡1 and y[¡2] = y¡2 .... ............... ........................ . ... ..... ....... ... ..... ... .... ...... ....... ... ...... .... .......... ............. .. ...................... .. .. ... . . ...... ........... .......... ...... . .... .... ....... ........ . ........... .. .... . ......... . ..... ..... ......................... An example of a second-order... a = rej− where r = 1=2 and − = 1 Discrete-Time Systems x[n] . .... ..... ........... .. .... ........ . .. . .. . ... .... a = 2... . ........... .. .... ........ ... ..... ... . ... Classical solution techniques are analogous to the classical methods used to solve ordinary di®erential equations in continuous-time..... .......... . too....... ... ............ .... 159 ... ....... ..... Write an expression.. . ... that describes the relationship between the input x[n] and the output y[n]....... .. ...... .... and u[¢].. ... ...... ...... ... .. ....... .... .... . .. ... ..... Graph the exponential (or geometric) sequence x[n] = an u[n]. .... .. ..... provides an attractive path to solve discrete-time di®erence equations by converting them into purely algebraic equations in the transform (z) domain. .. ..... .......... .. . ...... . ... . ........ . .... . ........ ..... ... .. ...... .. ............ . ... ........... .. . ...... The inverse Z-transform gets our solution back to the time [n] domain........ ............. and it...... ............... . ... ..... in terms of n. ..... . Look at the following speci¯c cases: a = 1=2.. ........... for a discrete-time system is often a di®erence equation. .............. .. . . ... .............. ... . ... ... .. . ... .. Di®erence equations can sometimes be solved recursively: y[n] = ¡ c2 b0 b1 c1 y[n ¡ 1] ¡ y[n ¡ 2] + x[n] + x[n ¡ 1]: c0 c0 c0 c0 The discrete-time version of the Laplace transform (or Fourier transform) is called the Z-transform........ ........ ........... .. ... .................. ...... .. ............ . ......... .... .. ....... ............. ..... ... ... ... ... ...... ......... .. y[n] The equation-of-motion............. . .. . . ........ N .....N ². Exercises.... . ... .... for the given sequence x[n].. . ............. ........... ... .............. we have a discrete-time initial value problem... . .... N ¡1 ² ² x[n] 1... . ........ ............... ..... 3² 2² 1² ::: ² ¡3 ² ¡2 ² ¡1 ² 0 1 2 3 : : : N ¡1 N ² N +1 ::: ² n 2.......... .. ...... a = ¡1=2. ....... . ...................

.................. .. .......... write the input sequence as x[n] = 1 X k=¡1 x[k]±[n ¡ k]: The system operator T operates only on functions of the running time variable n............ ... ...... .......................................... . y[n] = T fx[n]g Assume that the zero-state response sequence y[n] to the exciting sequence x[n] is given by the operator or system transformation rule y[n] = T fx[n]g...................... ... so that the T operator can be moved inside the summation in ( 1 ) 1 X X y[n] = T fx[n]g = T x[k]±[n ¡ k] = x[k]T f±[n ¡ k]g: k=¡1 k=¡1 The response to a Kronecker-delta or unit impulse sequence is the system impulse response h[n] = T f±[n]g.... Given that the zero-state response to the input sequence x[n] is y[n]. .. ....... ... .............................. .. .. ......... .......... .. ............. ... ............. .. ....... ... ..... . .. ................. .................. ....................... ................................... if the response to the delayed input x[n ¡ n0 ] is the delayed response y[n ¡ n0 ].... ....... ..................................... .... . . . ........... .................... .............. y[n] = T fx[n]g y[n ¡ n0 ] = T fx[n ¡ n0 ]g Input/Output relationship....................... ... ............. ............. .......... ....... ........... ...... ......... ... treating all other variables as constants.............. ....Linear Time-Invariant Discrete-Time Systems x[n] . ........ ............. . .. .... ............ By the (assumed or de¯ned) time-invariance of the linear system...... .................. .............................. ..... the 160 .. ............. ............ ........ ........................ ......... then the discrete-time system is linear. If the operator T satis¯es the superposition property T fc1 x1 [n] + c2 x2 [n]g = c1 T fx1 [n]g + c2 T fx2 [n]g for any values of the constants c1 and c2 and for arbitrary sequences x1 [n] and x2 [n]... ... .................. ............................................. . Using the sampling property of the Kronecker-delta sequence................... .......... then the system is time-invariant................. ........... ....................................................... x[n] x[n ¡ n0 ] ........... .................. ......... .................... . .......... .

.................... . ® ®f [n] .. .................. f [n] ....... ........................... ..... ... .. .... .......... ....... ...... ...... ........ ......... ..... .. ............ x[n] ...................... .. . ........................... .. .......... . .... ....... ..... ................................. .......... We need to ¯rst introduce several basic components of such system block diagrams... ... ............. z ¡1 ..... ...... ... 161 ....... ................. ...... .... .... summer f [n] ........ ...... . .. .. P f [n] + g[n] g[n] ampli¯er/attenuator unit delay f [n] ........................ .... ................ h[n] y[n] = x[n] ~ h[n] Example of a LTI Discrete-Time System..... .... Let's look at one particular discrete-time system in detail and study its input/output dynamics from several perspectives......................................... ..... ............f [n ¡ 1] ..... and therefore the zero-state response is y[n] = 1 X k=¡1 x[k]h[n ¡ k] = x[n] ~ h[n]: This is the discrete-time convolution sum between the two signals x[n] and h[n]......... ................................ . .... ....................... ........................ ..... ..... One common way to specify a discrete-time system is via a system block diagram...... The reason that the unit delay is represented by the symbol z ¡1 will be clear when we study the Z-transform........... ................... ..................... .... ......... ..... .. ............. .......... ....... ........ .. ................ ... ..... ........ . ........................ .......................response due to a delayed unit impulse ±[n ¡ k] is the delayed h[n ¡ k] = T f±[n ¡ k]g... .......... . .. ....

.... .... . .. .. .. ...... ...... ...... P ² ® y[n] z The output of the summer is y[n] = x[n] + ®y[n ¡ 1] and so the discrete-time system depicted by the block diagram above is governed by an equation-of-motion that is a linear..... ...... ....... . ........ .......... .... . .... . ............ .. ...... ....... ... ..... ...... .......... .... .... ....... ......................... .... . .... ....... . .. ........ ..... ... .... the zero-state response due to any input sequence is readily computed via the convolution sum.... .... .................. ......... .. .... .. . .. ...x[n] ... .. . . ........ ...................... ... ... .... .... .. . .... ¯rst-order di®erence equation. .. ... .... . ...... . ..... ..... ..... .. the unit step response is s[n] = u[n] ~ h[n] = 1 X k=¡1 h[k]u[n ¡ k] = n X k=¡1 h[k] = n X k=¡1 n+1 = 1¡® 1¡® u[n]: The required ¯nite geometric series is detailed two pages ahead. ..... ..... .............. .. .. ........... ........... . .. . ... . ..... ..... .. . ......... ..... . . .. and being a zero-state response... ..... .. . ... ..... .. .. its initial condition is h[¡1] = 0.. .. ............. ... ......... . .. h[n] = ®n u[n] With the unit impulse response h[n] in hand.... .. ... .. .. . ..... ..... ............ . ..... .. ... .. ................ .... .. ... ........... . ...... ..... constant coe±cient..... . .. . .. ..... ¡1 .. .. .... ... ........ ... .. . ...... For example.. . . . .... . .... .. .. ........ ...... . . .... ... .... . .. . .... ..... .. and this is one h[n] = ®h[n ¡ 1] + ±[n] h[¡1] = 0 h[0] = ®h[¡1] + 1 = 1 h[1] = ®h[0] + 0 = ® h[2] = ®h[1] = ®2 h[3] = ®h[2] = ®3 ... .. ..... .. The impulse response h[n] is the response y[n] to the input sequence x[n] = ±[n]. ..... ..... . . .............. ........ . . .......... ........ .. Sometimes di®erence equations can be solved recursively... ... ........ ........ ..... . .......... .. . .... .. . ....... .. .. .. .. .. 162 k ® u[k] = n X k=0 ®k ...... ...................

... ....... . ............ .... . . .... .. . ..... .......................... .. .. . ... ....... ..... .. . ..... ...... . ... ................ ..... ... ..... . .............. . ........... .. .... ....... . . . .......... ......... .. .... .... .... 163 ... ... .. . .... . .. ............. ............. ........... .. . .... ..... . ² x (t) = x(t) comb (t) = X x(nT )±(t ¡ nT ) = X x[n]±(t ¡ nT ): ² ² T ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² ² t The bilateral Laplace transform of a continuous-time signal f (t) is de¯ned as the integral Lff (t)g = F (s) = Z1 f (t)e¡st dt ¡1 where s = ¾ +j! is a complex frequency variable....... .. ... ... ..... . .. .. ... ..... ... .. ... ......... ........ . ..... .. .. ... . .. ..... ... .. .. .... . ................ 1 1 ........................ . n=¡1 n=¡1 ........... .......... ..... ... .... . .... ..... ... .... The Laplace-transform of the discretized signal xd (t) is therefore Xd (s) = 1 X n=¡1 x[n] Z1 ¡1 ¡st ±(t ¡ nT )e dt = 1 X x[n]e¡nsT : n=¡1 Introduce the transformed variable z = esT so that the above Laplace-transform is now called the Z-transform Zfx[n]g = X(z) = 1 X x[n]z ¡n : n=¡1 The Z-transform converts a function of the integers n (a sequence) to a function of a complex variable z...... ... .. .. . and write a sampled (discretized) continuous-time signal as ...... ... . . ........ . ..... d T ...... .... ....... . ... . . . .......... ............................... . ... ..... ................. .... . . ....... .. .... . ......... ..... .... ...... ....... ....... ....... ..... ............... ............... ............ . . ... .... .. ... ... . . .. ..... .. .... . ... ..The Z-Transform In order to derive the Z-transform from the Laplace transform....... . .. .... we need to represent our sequence x[n] in continuous-time notation: Take a step backwards..... . . .... . ........ . ..... . ......... ......... . .. ....... . .. .. . . ......... ............. .............. .... ......... .... .... . ......... ...... .. ..... so to speak. ...... . .. ...... .. ... .. ....... ............ ......... .. ....... .. .... . .. . . .............. ............ ..... ............ .... ... .... .. ...... .. . . . . ... ...... . ... ..... . ..... . ... ..... .... .... ................. . . ......... ... ... ... ..... ... ............. ....... . ..... . . .... ... . ... .. ... . ... . .... ... .... .. ...

Z-transform example: causal exponential sequence. Similarly. Then the Z-transform of x[n] is X(z) = 1 ³ ´n X a n=0 z = 1 z a = z¡a 1¡ z (jzj > jaj): The region-of-convergence in the complex z-plane for X(z) to be a valid transform of x[n] is the exterior of the circle of radius jzj = jaj. We can obtain a closed-form expression for the sum S by this neat trick: S = 1+a + a2 + a3 + ¢ ¢ ¢ + aN ¡1 + aN a + a2 + a3 + ¢ ¢ ¢ + aN ¡1 + aN + aN +1 aS = S ¡ aS = 1¡aN +1 N +1 S(1 ¡ a) = 1 ¡ a =) S= N X an = n=0 1 ¡ aN +1 1¡a Note that when a = 1. since it is simply the sum of a ¯nite number of terms. consider the ¯nite geometric series N X S= an n=0 where a is an arbitrary complex number. we have S = N + 1. There is no question about the convergence of this series. the expression for the in¯nite geometric series 1 X an = n=0 1 1¡a (jaj < 1) explicitly displays its region-of-convergence jaj < 1. which is the limit as a ! 1 of the above result. Firstly. 164 . Consider the sequence x[n] = an u[n] where a is an arbitrary complex number.Geometric series.

89. 1. 34. 21. 1 X f [¡1] = 1 f [n]z ¡n n=0 Zff [n ¡ 2]g = f [¡2] + z ¡1 f [¡1] + z ¡2 F (z) F (z) = 1 + z ¡1 F (z) + z ¡1 + z ¡2 F (z) F (z) = z(z + 1) 1 + z ¡1 = 2 ¡1 ¡2 1¡z ¡z z ¡z¡1 F (z) z+1 z+1 = 2 =³ p ´³ p ´ z z ¡z¡1 z ¡ 1+2 5 z ¡ 1¡2 5 ³ ´ ³ ´ 1 1 p3 p3 1 + 1 ¡ 2 2 5 5 p p = + via partial fraction expansion z ¡ 1+2 5 z ¡ 1¡2 5 1 f [n] = 2 p !n p !n μ μ ¶Ã ¶Ã 3 1 3 1+ 5 1¡ 5 1+ p 1¡ p + 2 2 2 5 5 for n = ¡2. : : : 165 . 2. 8. 3.Di®erence Equation and Z-Transform f [n] = f [n ¡ 1] + f [n ¡ 2] initial conditions: f [¡2] = 0. 0. 55. 1. 5.Fibonacci Sequence . 144. : : : p f [n + 1] 1+ 5 ¡¡¡! n!1 f [n] 2 f = 0. 1. 13. 2. ¡1. Zff [n]g = F (z) = Zff [n ¡ 1]g = f [¡1] + z ¡1 F (z).

Convolution Theorem of the Z-Transform Zff [n] ~ g[n]g = = ( 1 X n=¡1 1 X 1 X k=¡1 f [k] " f [k] " k=¡1 (let m = n ¡ k) = = 1 X k=¡1 1 X ) f [k]z f [k]g[n ¡ k] z ¡n 1 X n=¡1 1 X g[n ¡ k]z ¡n # g[m]z ¡(m+k) m=¡1 1 X ¡k # g[m]z ¡m m=¡1 k=¡1 = F (z)G(z) Z-Transform of a Delayed Sequence. y[n] = x[n] ~ h[n] Z () H(z) = Y (z) = X(z)H(z) Y (z) X(z) Recall the system block diagram for the example four pages back. Zff [n ¡ n0 ]g = 1 X n=¡1 ¡n0 =z f [n ¡ n0 ]z ¡n = 1 X f [m]z ¡(m+n0 ) = z ¡n0 m=¡1 1 X f [m]z ¡m m=¡1 F (z) System Transfer Function. The Z-transform of the governing di®erence equation y[n] ¡ ®y[n ¡ 1] = x[n] is (1 ¡ ®z ¡1 )Y (z) = X(z) and therefore the system transfer function is Zfh[n]g = H(z) = 1 z = : 1 ¡ ®z ¡1 z¡® 166 .

then we have the discrete-time Fourier transform 1 ¯ X ¯ j− = X(e ) = x[n]e¡jn− : X(z)¯ jzj=1 n=¡1 The discrete-time Fourier transform (DTFT) is a mapping from a function of the integers n to a periodic function of the continuous real variable −. Consider a ¯nite or partial sequence x[n]. N ¡ 1. we have j−k X(e )= N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2nk¼=N : n=0 167 . 2. where our attention is centered on the indices n = 0. Observe that the DTFT is essentially a Fourier series representation of the periodic function X(ej− ). : : : . where x[n] are the Fourier coe±cients! Therefore. the inverse DTFT is simply obtained by applying the operator Z¼ 1 d− ejm− 2¼ ¡¼ to the DTFT above 1 2¼ Z¼ j− jm− X(e )e ¡¼ Z¼ 1 d− = x[n] ej(m¡n)− d− = x[m]: 2¼ n=¡1 ¡¼ | {z } 1 X ±mn The discrete-time Fourier transform pair is therefore j− DTFTfx[n]g = X(e ) = 1 X x[n]e¡jn− n=¡1 ¡1 DTFT 1 fX(e )g = x[n] = 2¼ j− Z¼ X(ej− )ejn− d−: ¡¼ Discrete Fourier Transform. N ¡ 1) that are uniformly distributed around the unit circle. 2. 1. Its DTFT is j− X(e ) = N ¡1 X x[n]e¡jn− : n=0 If we now sample the DTFT at N values of − −k = 2k¼ N (k = 0. 1. if we restrict z to lie on the unit-circle (jzj = r = 1). with period 2¼. With z written in polar form as z = rej− . : : : .Discrete-Time Fourier Transform.

But each of the sets of N numbers. N ¡ 1): n=0 The inverse DFT is most easily derived by ¯rst looking at the comparable discrete-time spectral representation of the Kronecker-delta sequence ±[n] = N ¡1 1 X §j2nk¼=N e : N k=0 The truth of this last equation can be established in a number of ways. : : : . 2. Observe that the sum is a ¯nite geometric series (page 163): The result follows at once. N ¡ 1) to the DFT above gives N ¡1 N ¡1 N ¡1 X 1 X 1 X j2(m¡n)k=N j2mk¼=N X[k]e = x[n] e = x[m]: N N n=0 k=0 k=0 | {z } ±mn Hence. 2. : : : . Rather than write it as the cumbersome X(ej−k ). 2. we focus our attention on the discrete frequency parameter k and write it as the discrete Fourier transform or DFT X[k] = N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2nk¼=N (k = 0. : : : . observe that x[n + N ] = N ¡1 N ¡1 1 X 1 X X[k]ej2(n+N )k¼=N = X[k]ej2nk¼=N ei2k¼ N N k=0 = 1 N N ¡1 X k=0 X[k]ej2nk¼=N = x[n] k=0 168 . 2. 1. N ¡1. 2.This is a mapping from a function x[n] of the integers n = 0. To see this. x[n] and X[k]. N ¡ 1 to another function of the same integers k = 0. the DFT transform pair is DFTfx[n]g = X[k] = N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2nk¼=N n=0 ¡1 DFT N ¡1 1 X fX[k]g = x[n] = X[k]ej2nk¼=N N k=0 (k = 0. 2. 1. N ¡ 1) (n = 0. 1. 1. 1. application of the operator N ¡1 1 X j2mk¼=N e N k=0 (m = 0. : : : . each with period N . Therefore. : : : . 1. : : : . are a single period of periodic sequences. N ¡ 1): The DFT (FFT is the fast algorithm that e±ciently computes the DFT) is therefore a transformation that converts N numbers into N other numbers.

2. N ¡ 1). 1. : : : . 1. National Bureau of Standards (also reprinted by Dover). 3. rectangular pulse sequence x[n] = u[n] ¡ u[n ¡ N ]. Given the sequence x[n] = ±[n] (n = 0. Stegun. 4. The Bessel function of order n and argument t is de¯ned as the integral 1 Jn (t) = 2¼ Z2¼ ej(nÁ¡t sin Á) dÁ: 0 Approximate this integral using the DFT. where N > 0. ¯nd its DFT X[k]. Graphs. 169 .4 of Big Red: M. 2. 1. 2. 5. ¯nd its DFT X[k]. 1. Recall from page 165 that the Z-domain transfer function of the system having block diagram on page 161 is 1 : H(z) = 1 ¡ ®z ¡1 Graph the magnitude and phase response H(ej− ) as a function of − for these values of the constant ®: (a) ® = 1 and ® = ¡1 (graph on the same axes) (b) ® = 1=2 and ® = ¡1=2 (also graph on common axes) Graph 20 log10 fjH(j−)jg (dB) for the magnitude characteristic. Use the fft algorithm in MATLAB to generate values of Jn (1) and Jn (50) for n = 0. Given the sequence x[n] = 1 (n = 0. Abramowitz and I. N ¡ 1). : : : . : : : . and Mathematical Tables.and X[k + N ] = N ¡1 X x[n]e N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2nk¼=N = X[k]: ¡j2(k+N )n¼=N = n=0 = N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2nk¼=N e¡j2n¼ n=0 n=0 Exercises. 20.A. Compare with Table 9. Find the Z-transform and its region-of-convergence for the ¯nite. Explain the frequency behavior with respect to the sign of ®. 2. Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas.

..... 170 ¢t ............ ...... ............ . ..... N=2 f ((n ¡ N )¢t)....... ............. ......... : : : .. ........ . . . . ... ............... ..... ........... .... ..... .. .. ... . Also note that exp(¡j2¼nk=N ) is periodic in both n and k with period N ......... ...... . ....... . .. ... ... .... ...................................... ........ ....... n = N=2 + 1.................. ...... .............. ...... ........... : : : ........... ..... .......... .. . 1. ... ...... ................ ............ . ........... .... . ... ..... ..... . ........ ............ ..... .... .......... . .......... ............ . ....... ... ......... .......... ........ ............. ...... . ........ ...... ........... ..... .. .......................... ..... ...... .... ... ..... .......... ..... ..... .................... .. . ......... .... ................ . .......... ... ... . ...... ....... .... ......... ....... Also note that the range of available frequencies is ¼ ¡ ¢t μ ¶ 2 ¼ 1¡ ·!· : N ¢t .. . ...... ...... ................. ........ . .. .................... ................... ...... ..... ....... ... .... .. ........................ . ..................... ....... ... . ... ....... .. .. ...... .................... The approximate Fourier transform above is now F μ k2¼ N ¢t ¶ ¼ ¢t N ¡1 X n=0 x[n]e¡j2¼nk=N ¼ ¢t X[k] in terms of the DFT X[k] of the sequence x[n].. .............. . .. .... .......... . .......... ....... ..... .. ... ... .... .............. ..... ...... ... . ....... ..... ...... .......... . ............. ........... .. . ..... .... ... ..... ... ...... ......... .... ........ . .... ... ......... . ................... ........... .... .................. ........ ...... . . . ..... ..... .. ................ ... ....... . . ....... ..... .............. ....................... ........ ..... . ....... .. ... ........ employ the periodicity of X[k] = X[k + N ].... . .... ..... ............. . ........ .. ...... .................. .......... .... .... ...... ....... .... If F (!k ) is desired for negative k....... ...... ....... .... .................. ............ N ¡ 1 where x[n + N ] = x[n]... n = 0. .. .. ..... ..... . . ............. ....... Evaluation at speci¯c frequencies gives F μ k2¼ N ¢t ¶ N=2 ¼ ¢t X f (n ¢t)e¡j2¼nk=N : n=¡N=2+1 De¯ne the periodic sequence x[n] = ½ f (n ¢t).................. .... ... .. .. .. .... ..... .... . ..... ......... .. .... .. .. . . . ..... ..... . . ...... .......... ............ ................... . ..............DFT APPROXIMATION OF THE CONTINUOUS-TIME FOURIER TRANSFORM F (!) = Z1 ¡j!t f (t)e ¡1 dt ¼ 1 X N=2 ¡j!n ¢t f (n ¢t)e n=¡1 ¢t ¼ ¢t X f (n ¢t)e¡jn! ¢t ... ..... ...... .. ..... n=¡N=2+1 subject to appropriate restrictions. .. ..... ... ....... .... .. ........ ...... . . . ........................ ........... ..... .. ....... .............. .............. ... . ........ . ... .. ... . ..... .. ........... t . ...... .. ........... .......... ........... ....... ...... ....... . ... .... .....

.............. ............. . .. ... ... ....................... ............ ........................ ..................... ................ . ....... .... ......... . .................................. ..................... . ............... ............. ............. ........................... ² + + C x(t) y(t) R ¡ ² F y(t) = x(t) ~ h(t) () ¡ Y (!) = X(!)H(!) (1) The time-domain input to the simple RC ¯lter is a Gaussian pulse 2 x(t) = e¡®t (2) r (3) having spectrum X(!) = ¼ ¡!2 =4® : e ® The circuit transfer function is H(!) = Y (!) = X(!) R 1 R+ j!C j!RC j!=!b = 1 + j!RC 1 + j!=!b = (4) where the ¯lter break frequency is de¯ned to be !b = 1 : RC (5) The time-domain response is the inverse Fourier transform 1 y(t) = 2¼ Z1 j!t H(!)X(!)e 1 d! = 2¼ ¡1 Z1 ¡1 j!=!b 1 + j!=!b r ¼ ¡!2 =4® j!t e e d!: ® (6) Let ® = ¿ ¡2 so that (6) becomes a little clearer 1 y(t) = p 2 ¼ Z1 ¡1 j!¿ · ¸ ¤ £ 1 t !b ¿ 2 ¿ d!: exp ¡ 4 (!¿ ) exp j!¿ j!¿ ¿ 1+ !b ¿ 171 (7) . ......... ................ ......................... .... .... .. .....Numerical Example of Using the FFT to Evaluate the Fourier Integral: Time-Domain Response of an RC Filter to a Gaussian Pulse ........ .. ............ . ...... ...................... ................................. .................................... .. .. ............... ...... ... ............... ..................................

N=2) N ¢z μ ¶ N=2 X 2 2¼k ¢z ¼ p x e¡(n¢z) =4 ej2¼nk=N N ¢z 2 ¼ vk = n=¡N=2+1 x[k] = N ¢z p FFT¡1 fX[n]g 2 ¼ with 2 x[n] = e¡(n¢z) 172 =4 : e ¢z .Now introduce the normalized variables z = !¿. : : : . zb = !b ¿. the output approaches the input 1 y(v) ¡¡¡! p zb !0 2 ¼ 1 x(v) = p 2 ¼ Let Z1 ¡z 2 =4 jzv e e ¡1 Z1 e¡z 2 =4 jzv e dz = x(v): (12) ¡1 1 dz ¼ p 2 ¼ N=2 X 2 e¡(n¢z) =4 jn¢z v n=¡N=2+1 2¼k (k = ¡N=2 + 1. Note that as the cut-o® frequency of the high-pass ¯lter approaces zero. v= t ¿ (8) so that the circuit input and output signals are x(v) = e¡v 2 1 y(v) = p 2 ¼ (9) Z1 ¡1 jz=zb ¡z2 =4 jzv e e dz: 1 + jz=zb (10) Normalized time is v = t=¿ and the single parameter requiring a numerical value is zb = !b ¿ = ¿ 1 =p : RC ®RC (11) This parameter is essentially the ratio of the input \pulse width" to the circuit timeconstant.

. ... .. . 1...... ...... ........ . ..... .. . .. ..... . ............... . .... . .. . .... ......... .. ... ...... . ... .. . .... ...... .. . ... ... .. ..... . . ...... .... ....00 . ... ....... . ... ... . .. .. .. .. ...... .. .. . ... ..... Response of RC High-Pass Filter to a Gaussian Pulse x(t) = exp[¡(t=¿ )2 ] Cases: ¿ =RC = 0:1.... . ....... ....... ....25 0... ... ...... ......... .. . . ... ..... ....... ... . .. ...... . . . .... . .... ... ... .. .. ...... . ..... ........ . . .. .. .. .. .... . ..... .. . . .. .. ....... . ..... ...... . .. .. .. ..... ..... .. ..... ... .... .. .. .... . . .. ... ... ........ ... ........... .............. ... .. ........ . ... .... .... .... ..... .... ...... .. ....... . ..... .. ...... . . .. ............. . . ..... . ....... .. .. . . . .... . ........... ... ..... .. .. ..... .... . ... . . .. ........ .. . . . ......... .. . ....... .. ......... . . ............ .... .. .... ..... . . ..... . ........ .. . .. .. ... x(t) 0. . .. ... .... ... ........ . .. ...... ...... ....... .. . .. .. . .. .............. ..... .. ... ... ... ..... ... .. . . 10 173 .... . ..... .......... . .. ... .. . .. .... .. ...... .... ... ..... .75 0. . ... .......... .. ... .. . ... .......... ... ........ . .. . ..... ... 1.. ........50 y(t) 0......... . .......1.............. ........... . .. . . .. ...... . . .. ... .... . .... ........ ... ... ..... . .. .. ..... . . .... .. . . . .. ... ... ..... ... . .... ... . . .... ....... .. .... . .............. ......... .. . ......... .... .... .....00 ¡0:25 ¡0:50 0:1 1 ¿ =RC = 10 ¡4 ¡3 ¡2 ¡1 0 1 2 3 4 t=¿ Fig. .... ... ........... ..... . .. . ... .. ..... ... . ...... .......... .. ...... ....... ....... ...... .. ... ... .... . ... .... .... .. .... ... ....

........ . ............ .... ........ ....................... ..... .... ........... N ¡ 1) both sequences are periodic with period N ....... ........... ....................... .......Example: DFT Approximation of a Fourier Sine Integral 8 0... ............................. ............ ..... 2....................... ... ... : : : ..... ... ...... f (t) t<0 0 · t < T =2 ............... ....... .. .............. ......................... 1..................... ... .... .. ............ .. . ... ......................... > T .... > ................ ......... ............................... .................. ........ .... ......... .. > > > 2t > > < ...................................... ... .............. 1 T =2 0 T =2 · t < T t¸T t N ¢t T exact Fourier sine transform for comparison (never start with one you don't know!) Fs (!) = Z1 ¤ 2T £ 2 sin(!T =2) ¡ sin(!T ) (!T )2 f (t) sin(!t) dt = 0 Fs (!) ¼ Fs μ 2¼k N ¢t ¶ ¼ ¢t N ¡1 X f (n¢t) sin(n!¢t)¢t n=0 N ¡1 X f (n¢t) sin(2¼nk=N ) n=0 N ¡1 £ ¤ j¢t X f (n¢t) e¡j2¼nk=N ¡ ej2¼nk=N = 2 n=0 discrete Fourier transform (DFT) of a sequence x[n] is the sequence X[k] = N ¡1 X x[n]e¡j2¼nk=N n=0 (k = 0............................... ......... .. .............. that is X[k + N ] = X[k] let x[n] = f (n¢t) for n = 0... .. ................... .......... ...................................... ............ ...... ...... ................. ... .... .... ........... ...................... T f (t) = 2 > > > (T ¡ t)...... .. .. .. .. ...... .... ..... ........... 2........................... ......................... ....... .. : : : ......... ............. : .... ...................... 0.............. N ¡ 1 μ ¶ o 2¼k j¢t n Fs ¼ X[k] ¡ X[N ¡ k] N ¢t 2 hopefully good for k < N=2 or slightly less 174 ... . 1.

..... .. ..... Therefore. . .. .. ....... ...... ...... .2 0. . ... .. .... .. ......... . . . ... ....... . . ....... .. .... .. .. ... T = 1. . .... . ......... ..... ................ . .. . . ............. ...... .. ....... .. ....... ... ........ .... ... .2 0.... ..... ... .... .. ........0 ... . .. ... .. ..... . .. ........... . .... ..... ......... ....... In the range 0 < ! < 20 the approximate and exact curves are indistinguishable to the naked eye.. .0 ¡0:1 1............. . . ........... . ............ ..2 1..... .. . .. ......In this particular run......... .... ... and N = 1024.. .. .... .. . ..... .1 0................... .. . ..... .. ... ..... ......... . . .. .... ... . .. 0... .... ..... . . . . ..... ... .. . . .... ...... .. .4 1..... ....... .... ... ....... ... ...4 0.. .. .. .......... ... . the percentage error Fap (!) ¡ Fex (!) £ 100% E(!) = Fex (!) is also graphed. ...... ... ..... ......... ..6 0. . ...... ..... .3 Fs (!) 0. ...... . ............. . ........ ..... .. ....... .. ...... .. . . ..... 0 2 4 6 8 175 10 ! 12 14 16 18 20 .. .. .. ........ .... ... ..... ... .... . .. ........ . . .............. ..... ¢t = 0:02. ... ...0 0. .. . . .... 0 2 4 6 8 10 ! 12 14 16 18 20 ........ ..... . . .. ... .. ..... . ... ..... . . . . ... .... ..... ....... ....... .. . . .... ..............4 0... . .. ... .... ......... ........... .8 E(!) 0... . . .. . ..... .. ... . ... . .... .. . ...... ...... ... ... ....

real(Fsm)) axis([0 20 -0. % % Original f(t) is causal. T=1. and an isosoles triangular waveform of total % pulse width T.error) axis([0 20 0 2]) 176 .' XX.Fexactm. [m' wm' Fsm. N=1024. Fexactm=[0 Fexact(2:N/4)]. w=2*pi*n/(N*dt)./(w*T).^2. t=n*dt.02.5]) error=100*(Fsm-Fexactm).m DFT for a sine Fourier Transform % 9 November 2008 R. % Fexact has a divide by zero at w=0.' Fexactm. figure plot(wm. % look at the first N/4 data points m=1:N/4. Fsm=Fs(1:N/4). n=0:(N-1).1 0.x) X=fft(x). wm=w(1:N/4).Scharstein % Practice for the Army 3-dim slotted cylinder problem % and a good example for ECE 370. Y=[X(2:end) X(1)].wm.W.dt=0.'] figure plot(wm. %[n' X. but so what! Fexact=2*T*(2*sin(w*T/2)-sin(w*T)). %plot(t.% DFTsineFT.'] Fs=(i*dt/2)*(X-XX). x=(2*t/T). XX=fliplr(Y).*(t<=(T/2))+(2*(T-t)/T).*(((T/2)<t)&(t<=T))+0*(t>T)./Fexactm.

. .. ..... ....... ........... ................ .. ... .. . . ... ......................................... .. ..... ........... . .......................... .... ............. ... ...... ... . .. .......... ............. . . 177 .... A nice.. ............. ......... ..... R 2L and !02 ............. where the introduction of ®.. ............ .. .......... and C circuit values. .. .... ................... . The exact solution to this well-posed initial value problem is V0 ¡®t i(t) = e sin ¯t ¯L where q ¯ .... !02 ¡ ®2 : p This form is most natural for the subject underdamped case where R < 2 L=C. ... ..... ........ ........ ............ ... For t > 0 application of L¡1 d=dt to eliminate the integral yields the homogeneous second-order di®erential equation d2 i(t) R di(t) 1 + i(t) = 0 + dt2 L dt LC (t > 0) A second initial condition i0 (0) = V0 =L comes from the ¯rst integro-di®erential equation evaluated at t = 0+ with the capacitor initially uncharged... ...... .. ............ ..... .... ........... ............ . .. .... + ¡ C i(t) + vC (t) ¡ Exact continuous-time solution for veri¯cation: Kirchho® voltage law gives the equation of motion as the integro-di®erential equation di(t) 1 L + Ri(t) + dt C Zt i(¿ ) d¿ = V0 u(t): ¡1 The inductor forces the initial condition i(0) = 0..... ....... ... .. ...... .... .............. ... ........................... .... ....... ........... . .... .... .................. .. .... ............ .... ........ ........ ..... ...... ..... ... clean statement of the pertinent initial value problem is now di(t) d2 i(t) + 2® + !02 i(t) = 0 2 dt dt with initial conditions i(0) = 0 and i0 (0) = V0 =L......... .............. .... 1 LC simpli¯es the mathematics by clarifying the physically-important combinations of the original R... .... . ....... . .. ...... ......Discrete-Time Approximation for the Step Response of an Underdamped RLC Series Circuit R V0 u(t) L .... ............. . ......... .............. . ...... ... ... ..... .... . . .... .... L................. ............... ..... .. .... ........... .............. .. .. ............ ...... .. .... ...... ........... ......... . .. ... ...

m compares the normalized exact solution ¯L i(t) = e¡®t sin ¯t V0 to the recursive solution of the discrete-time problem. a recursive solution can be constructed for n = 1. 2.Discrete-time approximation: The discretization of the derivative derives from the de¯ning limit as f (nT ) ¡ f ((n ¡ 1)T ) f [n] ¡ f [n ¡ 1] df (t) f (t) ¡ f (t ¡ ¢t) . lim =) =) : ¢t!0 dt ¢t T T A successive application of this gives the second-derivative d df (t) =) dt dt f [n] ¡ f [n ¡ 1] f [n ¡ 1] ¡ f [n ¡ 2] ¡ f [n] ¡ 2f [n ¡ 1] + f [n ¡ 2] T T = : T T2 The discretized forms of the initial conditions i(0) = 0 and i0 (0) = V0 =L are thus i[0] = 0 i[¡1] = ¡V0 T =L: and The di®erence equation that approximates the continuous-time di®erential equation is similarly ª © 1 + 2®T + (!0 T )2 i[n] ¡ 2(1 + ®T )i[n ¡ 1] + i[n ¡ 2] = 0: Using the two initial conditions at n = ¡1 and n = 0. : : : according to i[n] = 2(1 + ®T ) 1 i[n ¡ 1] ¡ i[n ¡ 2]: 2 1 + 2®T + (!0 T ) 1 + 2®T + (!0 T )2 Numerical Results: The circuit values R = 200 (−) L = 20 (H) C = 40 (¹F) give ® = 5 (s¡1 ) and ¯ = 35 (s¡1 ): The MATLAB code discreteRLC. 178 .

.... .. . ....... ....... ............. . .. ..... . ...... ... . .... .... ...... .. ..... ....... ........... .. .... ............... ............... . . ..... .. .. ........ ..... ...... ....... ......... .... ... . ........ ................... . ...... .. . ......... ............ ......... ......... ...... .. .. .. .... ... . .. ... ...... .. ....... ..... . ............. ..... ..... ... ................ ........... . ....... ......0 solid curve: exact solution dashed curve: sampling period T = 0:001 (s) 0.. ... ......... .. ....1 0.... ............ ... ... . ... ................. . ........ ........ ..... .. ........... . .............................. ....... .......................... ....... . .. .... .... ...... .... . .. . ..... .... ... . .. .... .. ...... ......... .. .. ..... ........ . ... ... .. . .... . ................... .. .. . .. ....... .......... . .0 0... ..... ..... . ... . ..... . ..... ...... ..... .............. ....... .....0 solid curve: exact solution dashed curve: sampling period T = 0:010 (s) 0. ..... .. . .............. ....... . ..... . . ......... ...... .... .... ........................ . ....... .. ...... ............. . ....... ........ . .......5 0..... ....... ........ . .... .Normalized Current 1. . . ... .... . . ... .... .... .... .. ......... ... .. ........ .. . .. .. ....... ................. .. .. .... .. . ..... . ... . ........ ........ . ... .. . 0.... .. ... ....... ...... ..... .. ........ ...... . ... ..... .... .... ........ ........ . . .. .. ..... .... . .... .... ...... ......... .. ........ .. . . ... . .4 0. .. ..... ... . .. ......... ...... .... .. ................ ....... ...... .. ...2 0. .. ... . ......... .... . ... ... ................... ........ . ...... .......... ... .. .. ........ . ...... ..... .... .. ..... .. ............... ............ ...... ..0 ¡0:5 ... .. .. .... ..... . ... .. ..... ................. ................. .. ......... .. . . .... ....... ....... ......... . ............ .... ..... . .... .... ........... .5 ... . ....... ........... ..... ....... ... ... . .................... ............ . .... ... ... .......... .. ....... ... ........ . . . ...... .... . .. .... .. .. .. ..... .... .......5 t (s) Normalized Current 1...... . ...... ..... .... ...... .. .... 0....0 0...3 t (s) 179 0.. ........... . .. .. .......5 0................. ..... . .. .................. . . ......... . ......... . . . . .... .... . .... ....................... ... ....1 0... ............ ..4 0... ...... .. ... .... ....... .. ... . .2 0....... . ....... .... . .. ... .............. .................. ............ .. .. .............. ... . . ..... .. .3 0. . ... .......................... ..... .... ....... ....... ... . ... ....... ..... ...... . ... . ... ........ . .. ... ...... .. ...... ..... .. .. ... ....... ........ .......0 ¡0:5 . ...... ... . .... . .... ... ........

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