ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
(Common to CSE & ISE)
Subject Code: 10CS32 I.A. Marks : 25
Hours/Week : 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total Hours : 52 Exam Marks: 100
PART – A
UNIT – 1 7 Hours
Transistors, UJTs, and Thyristors: Operating Point, Common-Emitter
Configuration, Thermal Runaway, Transistor Switch, Unijunction
Transistors, SCR.
UNIT – 2 6 Hours
Field Effect Transistors: Bipolar Junction Transistors versus Field Effect
Transistors, Junction Field Effect Transistors, Metal Oxide Field Effect
Transistors, Differences between JFETs and MOSFETs, Handling
MOSFETs, Biasing MOSFETs, FET Applications, CMOS Devices,
Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)
UNIT – 3 6 Hours
Optoelectronic Devices: Introduction, Photosensors, Photoconductors,
Photodiodes, Phototransistors, Light-Emitting Diodes, Liquid Crystal
Displays, Cathode Ray Tube Displays, Emerging Display Technologies,
Optocouplers
UNIT – 4 7 Hours
Small Signal Analysis of Amplifiers: Amplifier Bandwidth: General
Frequency Considerations, Hybrid h-Parameter Model for an Amplifier,
Transistor Hybrid Model, Analysis of a Transistor Amplifier using complete
h-Parameter Model, Analysis of a Transistor Amplifier Configurations using
Simplified h-Parameter Model (CE configuration only), Small-Signal
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Analysis of FET Amplifiers, Cascading Amplifiers, Darlington Amplifier,
Low-Frequency Response of Amplifiers (BJT amplifiers only).
PART – B
UNIT – 5 6 Hours
Large Signal Amplifiers, Feedback Amplifier: Classification and
characteristics of Large Signal Amplifiers, Feedback Amplifiers:
Classification of Amplifiers, Amplifier with Negative Feedback, Advantages
of Negative Feedback, Feedback Topologies, Voltage-Series (Series-Shunt)
Feedback, Voltage-Shunt (Shunt-Shunt) Feedback, Current-Series (Series-
Series) Feedback, Current-Shunt (Shunt-Series) Feedback.
UNIT – 6 7 Hours
Sinusoidal Oscillators, Wave-Shaping Circuits: Classification of
Oscillators, Conditions for Oscillations: Barkhausen Criterion, Types of
Oscillators, Crystal Oscillator, Voltage-Controlled Oscillators, Frequency
Stability.
Wave-Shaping Circuits: Basic RC Low-Pass Circuit, RC Low-Pass Circuit as
Integrator, Basic RC High-Pass Circuit, RC High-Pass Circuit as
Differentiator, Multivibrators, Integrated Circuit (IC) Multivibrators.
UNIT – 7 7 Hours
Linear Power Supplies, Switched mode Power Supplies: Linear Power
Supplies: Constituents of a Linear Power Supply, Designing Mains
Transformer; Linear IC Voltage Regulators, Regulated Power Supply
Parameters.
Switched Mode Power Supplies: Switched Mode Power Supplies, Switching
Regulators, Connecting Power Converters in Series, Connecting Power
Converters in Parallel
UNIT – 8 6 Hours
Operational Amplifiers: Ideal Opamp versus Practical Opamp, Performance
Parameters, Some Applications: Peak Detector Circuit, Absolute Value
Circuit, Comparator, Active Filters, Phase Shifters, Instrumentation
Amplifier, Non-Linear Amplifier, Relaxation Oscillator, Current-To-Voltage
Converter, Voltage-To-Current Converter, Sine Wave Oscillators.
Text Book:
1. Anil K Maini, Varsha Agarwal: Electronic Devices and Circuits,
Wiley, 2009.
(4.1, 4.2, 4.7, 4.8, 5.1 to 5.3, 5.5, 5.6, 5.8, 5.9, 5.13, 5.14, 6.1, 6.3,
7.1 to 7.5, 7.10 to 7.14, Listed topics only from 8, 10.1, 11, 12.1,
12.2, 12.3, 12.5, 13.1 to 13.6, 13.9, 13.10, 14.1, 14.2, 14.6, 14.7,
15.1, 15.5 to 15.7. 16.3, 16.4, 17.12 to 17.22)
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Reference Books:
1. Jacob Millman, Christos Halkias, Chetan D Parikh: Millman’s
Integrated Electronics – Analog and Digital Circuits and Systems,
2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2010.
2. R. D. Sudhaker Samuel: Electronic Circuits, Sanguine-Pearson,
2010.

Course Information
  • Course Id:10CS32
  • Room:C-11
Instructors
Prof. MANI C

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