Homework 7, ECE301, Spring 2011, Prof. Boutin

Due by 23:59:59 Wednesday March 16, 2011

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Question 1

Compute the Fourier transform of the discrete-time signal $ x[n]=5^{-|n+2|} $. (Use the definition of the Fourier transform, not a table of pairs and properties.) Then check your answer using this table of DT Fourier transform pairs and properties. (Explain how you checked your answer.)

Question 2

Use the definition of the inverse DT Fourier transform (i.e., the integral formula) to compute the inverse Discrete-time Fourier transform of the signal

$ {\mathcal X} (\omega) = \sum_{k=-\infty}^\infty \delta (\omega-2\pi k)+ \pi \delta (\omega-\frac{\pi}{2}-2\pi k)+ \pi \delta (\omega+\frac{\pi}{2}-2\pi k) $

Question 3

Consider a discrete-time LTI system with impulse response

$ h[n]=\left(\frac{1}{2} \right)^n u[n]. $

Use Fourier transforms to determine the response to each of the following input signals

a)$ x[n]= \left( \frac{3}{4} \right)^n u[n] $

b)$ x[n]= (n+1) \left( \frac{1}{4} \right)^n u[n] $

c) $ x[n]= (-1)^n $

(You may use this table of DT Fourier transform pairs and properties to answer this question.)

Question 4

Consider an LTI system whose response to the input signal

$ x[n]= \cos \omega_0 n \ $

is $ \omega_0 \cos \omega_0 n \ $, for any $ 0\leq \omega_0 \leq \pi $. Determine the frequency response $ {\mathcal X} (\omega) $ and the unit impulse response h[n] of this system. Justify your answers.

(You may use this table of indefinite integrals to answer this question.)

Question 5

Consider the LTI system consisting of the cascade of two LTI systems with frequency responses

$ {\mathcal H}_1 (\omega)=\frac{2-e^{-j\omega}}{1+\frac{1}{2}e^{-j\omega}} $ and $ {\mathcal H}_2 (\omega)=\frac{1}{1-\frac{1}{2}e^{-j\omega}+\frac{1}{4}e^{-2j\omega}} $, respectively.

a) Obtain a difference equation describing this system (i.e., the cascade). Justify your answer.

b) What is the unit impulse response of this system (i.e., the cascade)? Justify your answer.

(You may use this table of DT Fourier transform pairs and properties to answer this question.)

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