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Document Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Degree Type

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (M.S.E.C.E.)

Year Degree Awarded

2007

Month Degree Awarded

September

Keywords

network synthesis

Abstract

This thesis project presents a MATLAB based application which is designed to synthesize any arbitrary stable transfer function. Our application is based on the Cauer synthesis procedure. It has an interactive front which allows inputs either in the form of residues and poles of a transfer function, in the form of coefficients of the numerator and denominator of the transfer impedance or in the form of samples of an impulse response. The program synthesizes either a single or double resistively terminated LC ladder network. Our application displays a chart showing the variation of stability of an impulse response with the addition of delay. An attempt is made to synthesize usually unstable impulse responses by calculating the delay that would make them stable.

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Advisor(s) or Committee Chair

Gupta, Dev V