JNTU Kakinada EEE Pulse and Digital Circuits Syllabus
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
II Year B.Tech EEE I-Sem T P C
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PULSE AND DIGITAL CIRCUITS
High pass, low pass RC circuits, their response for sinusoidal, step, pulse, square and ramp inputs. RC
network as differentiator and integrator, attenuators, its applications in CRO probe, RL and RLC circuits
and their response for step input, Ringing circuit.
NON-LINEAR WAVE SHAPING
Diode clippers, Transistor clippers, clipping at two independent levels, Transfer characteristics of clippers,
Emitter coupled clipper, Comparators, applications of voltage comparators, clamping operation, clamping
circuits using diode with different inputs, Clamping circuit theorem, practical clamping circuits, effect of
diode characteristics on clamping voltage, Transfer characteristics of clampers.
SWITCHING CHARACTERISTICS OF DEVICES
Diode as a switch, piecewise linear diode characteristics, Transistor as a switch, Break down voltage
consideration of transistor, saturation parameters of Transistor and their variation with temperature,
Design of transistor switch, transistor-switching times.
Analysis and Design of Bistable, Monostable, Astable Multivibrators and Schmitt trigger using transistors.
TIME BASE GENERATORS
General features of a time base signal, methods of generating time base waveform, Miller and Bootstrap
time base generators – basic principles, Transistor miller time base generator, Transistor Bootstrap time
base generator, Current time base generators.
SYNCHRONIZATION AND FREQUENCY DIVISION
Principles of Synchronization, Frequency division in sweep circuit, Astable relaxation circuits, Monostable
relaxation circuits, Synchronization of a sweep circuit with symmetrical signals, Sine wave frequency
division with a sweep circuit.
Basic operating principles of sampling gates, Unidirectional and Bi-directional sampling gates, Reduction
of pedestal in gate circuits, Applications of sampling gates.
REALIZATION OF LOGIC GATES USING DIODES & TRANSISTORS
AND, OR gates using Diodes, Resistor, Transistor Logic, Diode Transistor Logic.
1. Pulse, Digital and Switching Waveforms J. Millman and H. Taub, McGraw-Hill, 1991.
2. Solid State Pulse circuits – David A. Bell, PHI, 4th Edn.., 2002 .
1. Pulse and Digital Circuits – A. Anand Kumar, PHI.
2. Wave Generation and Shaping L. Strauss.
3. Pulse, Digital Circuits and Computer Fundamentals – R.Venkataraman.