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ECE 412 - Introduction to Filter Synthesis

Description: Credit 3U/4G. Fundamentals of network synthesis, filter approximations and frequency transformations. Active filter synthesis using bi-linear and bi-quad circuits. Topics in computer-aided design.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ECE 310


1. S-domain transfer functions, frequency response, filter types and specifications

2. Bilinear transfer functions and passive/active realizations

3. Classical approximations to the ideal lowpass filter response: Butterworth, Chebyshev, Inverse Chebyshev, Cauer (elliptical); delay filters (Bessel)

4. Frequency scaling, impedance scaling, frequency transformations

5. Cascade synthesis, biquadratic active filter types

6. Passive ladder filters, ladder simulation using active networks

7. Switched capacitor filters

Topic revision: r2 - 2011-03-08 - 18:30:59 - Main.ala
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