GITAM University Electronics and Instrumentation Syllabus
B.Tech. (BT) VI Semester
ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION
Course Code : EURBT 603 Category: BE
Credits: 4 Hours : 4 per week
Basics of Electronics-I : Semi Conductors – Energy Banks, Intrinsic and extrinsic
semiconductors Fermi level in semi conductors, semiconductors diode – P.N. Junction
diode, Zener diode, Tunnel diode – diode rectifiers, Bipolar junction transistor.
Basics of Electronics-II: Field effect transistors: JFET and its characteristics,
MOSFET – Enhancement and Depletion modes.
Special purpose diodes, LED, LCD, Thyristor as a switch – Operation amplifiers,
Thermoelectric temperature measurement: Thermoelectricity, Industrial
Thermocouples, thermocouple lead wires, Thermal wells, response of thermocouples.
The Millivoltmeter, the null potentiometer circuit, Industrial potentiometers.
Resistance thermometers: Thermal coefficient of Resistance, Industrial resistance
thermometer bulbs, Resistance thermometer circuits, Null-Bridge resistance
thermometers. Deflectional Resistance Thermometers.
Radiation temperature measurement: Introduction, Black Body devices, Radiation
receiving Elements, Radiation Pyrometers, Photoelectric Pyrometers, Optical
Measurement of pressure and vacuum: Pressure, Vacuum and Head, Liquid column
Manometers, Measuring elements for Gauge pressure and vacuum. Indicating
elements for Pressure gauges, Measurement of absolute pressure, Measurement of
pressure in Corrosive fluids, Static accuracy of pressure gauges.
Measurement of Head and Level: Density and Specific gravity, Direct measurement
of liquid level, Pressure (Level) measurement in Open Vessels, Level measurement in
pressure vessels, Density measurement, Level measurement by weighing.
Methods of Composition analysis: Gas analysis by thermal conductivity. Analysis of
moisture in gases (Humidity), Psychrometer method, Hygrometer method, Dew-point
method for moisture analysis in Gases, measurement of moisture in paper, textile and
Flow metering: Flow of incompressible fluids in pipe, Orifice Installation. The
Venturi tube, Pitot tube, Head flow meters, Area flow meters, Open channel meters,
Velocity meters, Quantity meters.
1. Integrated Electronics by Jacob Millman and C.C.Halkias, 1999 McGraw Hill.
2. Electronic devices and circuits by Sangeev Gupta.
3. Industrial Instrumentation, Donald P. Eckman, 2003 CBS Publishers
4. Industrial instruments by D.Patranabis, 2nd Ed. 2004. Tata McGraw Hill.
Reference Books: 1. Hand Book of Instrumentation and Control, Considine.