Frequency response - Harmonic analysis of simple circuits - Fourier series - Fourier integral - Fourier transforms methods


Classification of signals - representation in terms of elementary signals - impulse functions - Time response of circuits - complex frequency - poles and zeros - frequency response from pole-zero configuration – Driving point impedances - two-port networks


Realizability of one port networks – Hurwitz polynomials – Position function – necessary and sufficient condition of positive real functions – testing a positive real function – properties of driving point impedance – synthesis of LC, RL and RC driving point admittance


Differential equations of translational and rotational systems - transfer function - block diagram representation - Block diagram algebra - signal flow graph - Mason's gain formula


Concepts of state and state variables – state space modelling for simple electrical and mechanical systems – state transition matrix - solution of state equations



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