Syllabus for “Linear Systems I” ME243A/ECE230A, Fall 2013 Instructor: Francesco Bullo
This is the syllabus for the UCSB course ME 243A / ECE 230A “Linear Systems
I”, Fall 2013 (lecture times during period: Th.22sep2013 through
Fri.02dec2013). This information is available at the URL
http://motion.me.ucsb.edu/ME243AFall2013.
How to turn in homework
Selfgrading scheme:
On the day the homework is due, (1) you will confirm that you completed the
homework, (2) I will provide you with the answer key. Over the next few
days, (4) you will selfgrade your homework, and (4) you will turn in your
selfgraded homework by the following lecture on Monday. You will not have
access anymore to your solutions after turning them in.
How to learn Matlab
Matlab video tutorials (html) and demos (html)  by MathWorks
Matlab Primer (version 3, by Kermit Sigmon): (pdf)
Textbook
Week 1: September 30 and October 2
Reading Assignment: Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
Homework Assignment #1 due Wed Week 2: Exercises 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3.
Week 2: October 7 and 9
Reading Assignment: Chapter 3 and Chapter 4
Homework Assignment #2 due Mon Week 4: Exercises 4.3, 4.4, 4.6
Week 3: October 14 and 16
Reading Assignment: Chapter 5 and 6
Homework Assignment #3 due Wed Week 5: Exercises 5.2, 6.2, 7.1
Week 4: October 21 and 23
Week 5: October 28 and 30
Reading Assignment: second half of Chapter 8
Homework Assignment #4 due Wed Week 6 (postponed till Monday Week 7): Exercises 8.6, 8.7, 9.1
Week 6: November 4 and 6
Week 7: November 13 (Nov 11 Veterans Day)
Week 8: November 18 and 20
Reading Assignment: Chapter 12 and 13
Homework Assignment #5 due Mon Week 9: Exercises 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3
Week 9: November 25 and 27
Week 10: December 2 and 4
Finals Week
