Core Module Information
Module title: Digital Signal Processing

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE11101
Module leader: Luigi La Spada
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering


Description of module content:

Fundamental aspects of digital signal processing: mathematical principle of discrete-time signals and processing, signal domains and transforms, digital filtering, filter design, filter implementation, hardware/software tools and applications.
Advanced digital signal processing: adaptive signal processing, wavelet transform spectral estimation, model-based spectral estimation and applications.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: utilise software and hardware tools to implement digital signal processing techniques;
LO2: effectively perform finite word length effects analysis of digital signal processing techniques;
LO3: design, implement and apply digital filters and FFTs;
LO4: design and apply adaptive filters;
LO5: design and apply multirate techniques;
LO6: understand and apply wavelet transform and model based spectral estimation techniques.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Luigi La Spada
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1,2,6 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 3,4,5 14/15 HOURS= 03.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
ELE11101 Digital Signal Processing