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3352542 Signal Analysis, 5 Cp 
Code 3352542  Validity 01.01.2010 -
Name Signal Analysis  Abbreviation SIA 
Credits5 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0520 Physics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Applied Physics (K) 

Mika Tarvainen 

Learning outcomes 

Basics of signal analysis methods and capability to apply them. The student knows the basic theory of discrete signals and systems, and knows how to use the basic signal analysis methods and solve different signal processing problems using Matlab software.


Discrete and continuous signals, discrete system's theory, discrete Fourier transform, signal pre-processing, filter design, trend estimation, and spectrum estimation

Modes of study 

written exam

Teaching methods 

36 h lectures, 18 h exercises

Study materials 

Course booklet, lecture notes

Evaluation criteria 



Mika Tarvainen


The course will be held only every second academic year, next time in the autumn semester 2020



Further information 

Teaching language is English. Content and modes of study will be agreed in detail at the beginning of the course. For example, the course may be organized in multiform teaching.


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
  K:Signal Analysis  Web course  Mika Tarvainen  01.09.20 -26.11.20

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration not started Signal Analysis  General examination  Mika Tarvainen 
22.01.21fri 12.00-16.00