Electronic Circuits

Pre-Requisite: EC207
Contact Hours and Credits: (3 -0- 0) 3


To make the students understand the fundamentals of electronic devices.

Topics Covered:

Rectifier circuits and filters. Transistor and FET Biasing, Low frequency models of BJT and FET.

BJT and FET amplifiers, High frequency models for BJT and FET, Frequency response of CS and CE amplifiers, Cascade amplifiers, Emitter follower.

MOS and BJT Differential amplifiers, CMRR, Differential amplifiers with active load, Two stage amplifiers.

Feedback concept, Properties, Feedback amplifiers, Stability analysis, Condition for oscillation,

Sinusoidal oscillators.

 Power amplifiers- class A, class B, class AB, Biasing circuits, class C and class D

Course Outcomes:

Students are able to

  • CO1: Illustrate about rectifiers, transistor and FET amplifiers and its biasing. Also compare the performances of its low frequency models.
  • CO 2: Discuss about the frequency response of MOSFET and BJT amplifiers.
  • CO 3: Illustrate about MOS and BJT differential amplifiers and its characteristics.
  • CO 4:  Discuss about the feedback concepts and construct feedback amplifiers and oscillators. Also summarizes its performance parameters.
  • CO 5: Explain about power amplifiers and its types and also analyze its characteristics.

Text Books:

  • A.S. Sedra & K.C. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits (5/e), Oxford, 2004.
  • D.L. Schilling & C. Belove: Electronic  Circuits :  Discrete and Integrated, (3/e),McGraw Hill.

Reference Books:

  • J. Millman & A. Grabel : Microelectronics, McGraw  Hill,  (1987).
  • K.V. Ramanan, Functional Electronics ,Tata Mc Hill ,1984.