Digital Signal Processing


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to knowledge obtained in Discrete Mathematics.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of passive and active electronic components and circuits.
  • Must have knowledge about electronics and principles used for sensors and how to interface these with digital electronics / frameworks.
  • Must have knowledge about converting between the analogue and the digital domains.
  • Must have knowledge of basic signal sampling and its limitations
  • Must be able to explain the concepts of aliasing
  • Must have knowledge about linear time invariant systems
  • Must have knowledge of finite impulse response filters
  • Must have knowledge about principles and methods for converting between time and frequency domains
  • Must be able to explain frequency domain spectra and relate them to their time domain representations.


  • Must be able to design and implement simple electronic circuits with passive and active components.
  • Must be able to implement simple analogue filters and amplifiers
  • Must be able to process analogue signals and interface these to a digital platform
  • Must be able to analyse signals and outputs from simple filters
  • Must be able to design finite impulse response filters
  • Must be able to implement and test simple filters by using MATLAB


  • Must be able to apply electronic circuits to solve a problem
  • Must have the competency to solve digital signal processing related problems in a practical context
  • Must have the competency to interface analogue and digital sub-systems

Type of instruction

Refer to the overview of instruction types listed in ยง 17. The types of instruction for this course are decided according to the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions are decided and given by The Study Board of Electronics and IT.



Name of examDigital Signal Processing
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleDigital signalbehandling
Module codeESNITCOB3K2N
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design