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CS T32 ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS

UNIT I
Diode and its Applications : Diode equivalent circuits diode as a switch applications Half
wave and full wave rectifiers Filters Ripple factor and rectification efficiency Clippers and
clampers Voltage doubler and trippler Voltage regulation Series and shunt voltage regulators.
UNIT II
Small Signal Amplifiers: BJT Transistor biasing and bias circuits operating point transistor
modelling h parameters Analysis of low frequency transistor amplifier circuits for CE CB and
CC configuration FET biasing and bias circuits FET small signal model Analysis of common
drain and common source amplifier configuration.
UNIT III
Large Signal Amplifiers: Amplifier types Class A amplifier Series fed and transformer coupled
Class B and Class AB amplifiers Conversion efficiency Amplifier distortion Class C
amplifier.
UNIT IV
Feedback Amplifiers: Feedback concept, general characteristics of negative feedback amplifiers,
Types of feedback, comparison of parameters.
Oscillators: Barkhausen Criterion - Hartley, Colpitts and Wein bridge oscillators, crystal oscillator -
Frequency stability.
UNIT V
Operational Amplifier: Introduction to op-amp, Characteristics of op-amp. Differential and
common mode operation, op-amp parameters - Equivalent circuit - Applications : Inverting and non-
inverting amplifier, summer, subtractor, differentiator, integrator, comparator, analog multipliers,
first order low pass and high pass active filters, regulators using op-amp.
TEXT BOOKS
1. Jacob Millman, C. Halkias and Satya brata Jit, Electronic Devices and Circuits, McGraw
Hill Publications, Second edition, 2007.
2. Jacob Millman and Arvin Grabel, Micro-Electronics, McGraw Hill, Fifth edition, 1998.

REFERENCES
1. R. Boystled and Louis Nishalsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Prentice Hall, Tenth
edition, 2008.