CSVTU B.E. III Semester IT Basic Electronics Syllabus


Semester : B.E. III Sem. Branch:  Information Technology

Subject: Basic Electronics



Unit – I


Introduction, Transport Phenomena in semiconductor, Formation of P-N Junction, Properties of P-N Junction, P-N Junction

Diodes; Semiconductor Diodes, V-I Characteristics, Effect of Temperature on V-I Characteristics, Ideal Diode, Diode

equation, Diode Resistance, Diode Capacitance: Transition and Diffusion Capacitance.

Unit – II

Rectifying circuits and DC Power Supplies: Load line analysis of diode circuit, Half wave rectifier: Voltage regulation,

Ripple factor, ratio of rectification, Transformer Utilization factor. Full wave rectifier, Bridge rectifier. Filter circuits for

power supply: Inductor filter, Capacitor filter, LC filter, Multiple LC filter, CLC or


filter. Zener diode: Break down

mechanism, Characteristics, Specifications, Voltage regulator circuit using zener diode.



Unit – III

Transistor: Introduction, Construction, Types: npn and pnp, Current components. Transistor as an amplifier, Transistor

Characteristics, Transistor Circuit Configuration: Common Base (CB) Configuration, Common Emitter (CE) Configuration,

Common Collector Configuration (CC), Early Effect. Ebers-Moll Model, Maximum Voltage Ratings.

Unit – IV

Transistor Biasing and Thermal stabilization: The operating point, Bias stability, Stability factor, Emitter bias, Collector – to

– base bias, Voltage divider bias with emitter bias, Emitter bypass capacitor. Bias compensation.

Unit – V

Field Effect Transistor (FET): Introduction, Construction, Operation, V-I Characteristics, Transfer Characteristics, Drain

Characteristics, Small-Signal Model.

Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET): Introduction, Construction, Operation and characteristics,

Depletion MOSFET, Enhancement MOSFET.

Name of Text Books:

1. Integrated Electronics: Analog & Digital Circuit Systems – Jacob Millman & Halkias, TMH.

2. Electronic Devices & Circuits – Allen Mottershead, PHI.

Name of Reference Books:

1. Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory – Boylestad & Nashelsky, 8


Ed. PHI.


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