CSVTU BE VII Semester ET&T Consumer Electronics Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester : VII Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication

Subject: Consumer Electronics

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two


Audio Input Equipments:


Microphones: characteristics, Types – Carbon, Crystal Dynamic, Ribbon,

Capacitor, Electret, Gun, Lavalier, Tie-clip, Wireless, Dual-unit. Headphones and Headsets: Types – Movingiron,


Crystal, Dynamic, Electrostatic, Electret. Hearing Impairments, Audiometry, Hearing Aids – internals,


controls, filters, AGC.



Audio Output Equipments and Acoustics Fundamentals:


Ideal Loudspeaker, Basic Loudspeaker, Types:

Crystal, Electrostatic, Dynamic Loudspeakers, Permanent Magnet. Loudspeaker construction, Permanent


magnet, Voice Coil, Loudspeaker impedance, Acoustic Impedance and Resonance, Woofers, Mid-range and


Extended range Loudspeakers, HF Loudspeakers, Tweeters: Cone-type, Dome type, Horn type. Hi-Fi,


Multispeaker Systems, Crossover Networks, Impedance Matching. Speaker Baffles and enclosures, Acoustic


doublets, baffles, Infinite Baffle systems, Bass-reflex systems, Acoustic Labyrinth Systems, Folded-Horn


Systems, Corner folded Horn Systems. Acoustics: Reflection of sound, Reverberation, Absorption of Sound,


Sabin’s Equation, Listening Room Characteristics, Live Rooms, Dead Rooms, Absorbent Materials, Acoustic


Design of Auditoriums, Acoustics of Studios, Sound Insulation, Noise. Commercial sound: Electric Guitar,


Electric Wind Instruments, Recording, Manual Synthesizer, Programmed Synthesizer, PA System, planning,


speaker matching, characteristics, amplifiers, Megaphones, Intercommunication Equipment, Background


Music and Paging Systems, Anatomy of Hi-Fi System, Source Units, Signal Propagation, Signal Multiplex,


Compatibility, Theatre Sound System: Sound Track, Types of Sound Film, Theatre Sound Reproduction


Systems, Working of a Projector, Sound Pick-up, Cine Screens, DTS and Dolby Systems for Theatres,


Satellite relay system



Musical Equipments:


Portable Stereo: Eight-Track System, Stereo Car-cassette player, Auto-reverse Car

Stereo Player, Car-Cassette Stereo Player with Auto-eject and Fast-Forward, Rewind System. Electronic


Music Synthesizers: Typical Generators, Basic Modifiers, Voltage Control, Envelop Generator, Other Signal


Modifiers. Set-Top Boxes: Interoperable Set-top boxes, Middleware for Set-top boxes.



Multipurpose Equipments:


Facsimile, Xerography: Xerographic Process, Extension to a dynamic copier,

Calculators: Structure, internal organization. Digital Clocks: Working, LSI Digital Clocks, In-Car Computers:


Applications, Electronic Ignition, Electronic Ignition Lock System, ABS, ECS, Instrument Panel Displays,


Ultrasonic Car Safety Belt System, Air Bag System, Vehicle Proximity Detection System, Car Navigation


Systems – Travel Pilot and AVIC-1



Domestic Equipments:


Microwave Ovens: Microwave Oven Block Diagram, LCD Timer with alarm, Singlechip

Controllers, Types of Microwave Ovens, Wiring and Safety, Operating Problems, Care and cleaning.


Washing Machines: Electronic Controller for Washing Machines, Washing Machine Hardware, Washing Cycle,


Hardware and Software development, Types of Washing Machines, Fuzzy Logic Washing Machines, Air


conditioners and Refrigerators: Air Conditioning, Components of Air Conditioning Systems, All-weather and


All-air Air Conditioning Systems, Remote Control Buttons, Combination Systems, Unitary and Central Air


Conditioning Systems, Split Air Conditioning Systems, Refrigeration, refrigerants, Refrigeration Systems,


Domestic refrigerators.


Name of Text Books:

Consumer Electronics, Bali S.P., Pearson Education

Name of Reference Books:

K. Blair, Benson “Audio Engineering Hand book”

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