COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Electronic Devices and Circuits
Course Code: 
19ECE112
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
2
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Electronic Devices and Circuits' is a course offered in the second semester of  B. Tech. programs at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Objectives

  • To introduce basic semiconductor devices, their characteristics and application
  • To understand analysis and design of simple diode circu
  • To learn to analyze the PN junction behavior at the circuit level and its role in the operation of diodes and active device

Keywords:

Passive components, Diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs.

Course Outcomes

  • CO 1: Ability to analyze PN junctions in semiconductor devices under various conditions.
  • CO 2: Ability to design and analyze simple rectifiers and voltage regulators using diodes.
  • CO 3: Ability to describe the behavior of special purpose diodes.
  • CO 4: Ability to design and analyze simple BJT and MOSFET circuits.

CO – PO Mapping

CO/ PO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO1 1 PO1 2 PSO1 PSO2
CO1 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 -
CO2 3 3 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 -
CO3 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 -
CO4 3 3 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 -

Contents:

Review of Network and Semiconductor Basics - PN Junction Diodes - Forward and Reverse Biasing - Reverse Saturation Current - Diode current components - Cut-in voltage - VI Characteristics. Diode Parameters – Data sheets - Diode Models. Rectification – Half-wave - Full-wave and Bridge – Filters. Zener Diodes -Shunt voltage regulator - Regulator Design – Case Study. Varactor Diodes - Schottky Diodes - Tunnel Diodes and LEDs.

Transistors – BJTs - PNP and NPN transistors – Effects - Transistor Currents - Amplifying action of a transistor. Transistor Characteristics - CE configuration - Biasing - Quiescent point - Load line - Biasing - Fixed base bias - Small Signal Model of BJT.

Field Effect Transistors - MOSFET - Enhancement and Depletion Modes - Regions of Operation. MOSFET Characteristics - MOSFET Amplifier - MOSFET as a switch.

  1. Adel S Sedra, Kenneth C Smith and Arun N Chandorkar, “Microelectronic Circuits – Theory and Applications”, Seventh Edition, Oxford University Press, 2017.
  2. Robert L Boylestad and Louis Nashelsky, “Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory”, Eleventh Edition, Pearson India Education Services Pv Ltd., 2015.
  3. Donald A Neamen, “Electronic Circuits – Analysis and Design”, Third Edition, McGraw Hill Education, 2006.
  4. Albert Malvino and David Bates, Electronic Principles, Eighth Edition, McGraw Hill Education, 2016.