COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Electronic Circuits
Course Code: 
15ECE211
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
4
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Electronic Circuits' is a course offered in the fourth semester of B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Diode Fundamentals: Diode characteristics - Physics of diode operation and modeling of diodes.

Diode applications: Rectifiers - Clipper and clamper circuits - Voltage multipliers - Voltage regulator using zener diode.

Unit 2

Bipolar junction transistors: Introduction - Operation of BJT–I-V characteristics of BJT. BJT Applications: BJT biasing techniques - Analysis of BJT as a switch and as an amplifier - Small signal analysis - Single stage BJT amplifiers (CE, CB, CC) - BJT high frequency models and amplifier frequency analysis.

Unit 3

Field effect transistors: Introduction - Device structure and operation of JFET (Junction Field Effect Transistor) and MOSFETs - I-V characteristics of JFET and MOSFET - MOSFET applications - MOSFET biasing techniques - Analysis of MOS as a switch and as an amplifier - Small signal analysis - Single stage MOS amplifiers (CS, CD, CG) MOS capacitances - MOS high frequency and model and amplifier frequency analysis.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Sedra A and Smith K C, “Microelectronic circuits”, Sixth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2010.

REFERENCES

  1. Neamen D A, “Electronic circuit analysis and design”, McGrawHill, 2001
  2. Boylestad R L and Nashelsky L, “Electronic devices and circuit theory”, Upper Saddle River N.J., Pearson/Prentice Hall, Tenth Edition, 2009.