Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

6.003 Signals and Systems
Spring 2004 Tutorial Notes



This page contains PDF versions of the tutorial notes from 6.003 Signals and Systems, a core subject in the undergraduate MIT EECS curriculum, in spring 2004, including the solutions to the tutorial problems.

The following TAs wrote and taught from these notes: Kristin M. Carr, Wesley M. Gifford, Vikash Gilja, Stanley S. Hong, Stephen M. Hou and Sy Bor Wang. We also acknowledge contributions by Siddhartan Govindasamy, Vikash K. Mansinghka, Alex S. Park, Keith R. Santarelli and Kazutaka Takahashi. We drew primarily from the textbook, Signals and Systems, 2nd Edition by Alan Oppenheim and Alan Willsky, as well as some material from 6.011, 6.302 and 6.341.

Alex Park has a similar website with 6.003 tutorial notes from fall 2002.
[`Signals and Systems' by Willsky and Oppenheim]


TutorialDateTopics
Table of Contents [PDF] ------
1 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]February 9 and 10, 2004Complex numbers, signals, and systems
2 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]February 17, 2004Convolution and system properties
3 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]February 23 and 24, 2004Eigenfunctions and the Fourier series
4 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]March 1 and 2, 2004Frequency response and the CT Fourier transform
5 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]March 8 and 9, 2004The "Big Picture," complex number tricks, caveats about unit impulse and Fourier series, and eigenstuff
6 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]March 15 and 16, 2004DT Fourier transform, partial-fraction expansion, and inverse Fourier transforms.
7 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]March 29 and 30, 2004More partial-fraction expansion, phase in the frequency response, 1st- and 2nd-order systems, and Bode plots
8 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]April 5 and 6, 2004Sampling
9 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]April 12 and 13, 2004Fourier transform pitfalls and sampling pitfalls
10 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]April 26 and 27, 2004The Laplace transform
11 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]May 3 and 4, 2004Routh and Hurwitz Stability Criteria, (CT) feedback, and root locus
12 [PDF] Solutions [PDF]May 10 and 11, 2004The z-transform and DT feedback
Errata for Tutorial 1 - 12 [PDF] May 2004---
Tables of Transforms [PDF] ---Fourier, Laplace, and z-transforms


If you have any questions about these notes or would like to report a possible error, please contact me at shou [at] mit [dot] edu.