CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VEVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY BHILAI (C.G.)
Semester : B.E. III Sem.
Sub : Electronics & Instrumentation
Unit – I : Semiconductor Diodes
Construction & Characteristics of PN Junction dioes, Rectifier : Half wave, Full Wave & Bridge (Circuit
and operation), Zener diode: construction, characteristics, specifications, Voltage regulator circuit using
Unit – II : Transistors (8L + 2T)
Junction Transistor : Construction, Various current components inside a transistor, circuit symbol of PNP
and NPN transistors, transistor amplifier, input and output characteristics, relation between
transistor, CB, CE & CC configuration. Field Effect Transistor: construction, principal of operation and
characteristics of JFET. Construction, principle of operation and characteristics of MOSFET 0
enhancement and depletion type MOSRET.
Unit – III : Basics of Transducers (8L + 2T)
Active & Passive Transducers, Analog & Digital Transducers, Classification of transducers according to
Applications. Selection of a transducer. Construction, Principles of operation and applications of : Wire
wound Potentiometer, Strain gauge, LVDT, Thermistor, Solar cell Transducer, Piezo-electric crystals.
Unit – IV : Signal Conditioning Circuits (8L + 2T)
Terminal characteristics, Ideal characteristics, OPAMP as Inverting amplifier, Noninverting
amplifier, Adder, Difference amplifier, differentiator, Integrator, Comparator, Instrumentation
: High Pass, Low Pass and Band Pass filter using RC- expression for their Gain –
Wheatstone bridge. Diode Clipper and clamper
(only qualitative analysis, no mathematical
derivation is required).
Unit – V : Basic Instrumentation System & Components (8L + 2T)
Block diagram of basic measurement systems: Distortion due to Mechanical loading, Distortion due to
Impedance loading, Distortion due to change in signal frequency, Distortion due to electrical noise.
: Objective of DAS, Single & Multi channel DAS, Computer based DAS. Data Loggers,
(Only introductory idea is expected no detail analysis is required).
Text Books :
Electronic Instrumentation (2nd
Ed.) by H S Kalsi, TMH
Elements of Electronic Instrumentation by
J. Jha, M.Puri, R. Sukesh Kumar & M. Kowar,
Narosa Publishing House.
Electronics & Instrumentation
by B.R. Gupta, S. Chand & Co.
Reference Books :
Electrical & Electronics Measurement & Instrumentation by
A.K. Sawheny, Dhanpat Rai
Electronic Instrumentation & Measurement Techniques by
Copper & Helfrick, PHI.