Learning Outcomes

  1. Compare specifications of audio devices
  2. Evaluate quality of audio devices according to tests
  3. Describe operational principle of devices for audio signal processing
  4. Describe sampling theorem
  5. Describe operational principle of A/D and D/A converters
  6. Describe basic methods for audio signal processing

Forms of Teaching


Lectures are held during 14 weeks


Auditory exercises include calculation of practical tasks from the field of audio signal processing


As a part of the course it is necessary to attend to 5 laboratory exercises

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Audio signal in time and frequency domain; Effective and peak values (measurements).
  2. Types of distortions (linear, nonlinear).
  3. Test methods; Understanding specifications of audio devices; Practical use of measurement devices.
  4. Methods of time, frequency and dynamic processing.
  5. Passive elements circuits; Operational amplifiers circuits.
  6. Operational amplifiers circuits.
  7. Operational amplifiers circuits.
  8. Midterm exam.
  9. Power amplifiers; Specific features of practical audio circuits.
  10. Audio signal sampling theorem; Sampling and quantization errors.
  11. A/D and D/A audio converters.
  12. A/D and D/A audio converters; Errors and converter noise.
  13. Theory of sigma-delta modulation.
  14. Visit.
  15. Final exam.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Elective Courses (6. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Elective Courses (6. semester)


(.), Jelaković, Veselinović, Tranzistorska audio pojačala,
(.), Rumsey, McCormick, Sound and Recording,
(.), Cordell, Designing Audio Power Amplifiers,
(.), Pohlman, Principles of Digital Audio,


ID 183461
  Summer semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
45 Lectures
15 Exercises
10 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

Very Good