NIT Jalandhar Syllabus for Electronic Devices and Circuits

Electronic Devices and Circuits Syllabus

NIT Jalandhar


EC-203 Electronic Devices and Circuits [3 1 0 4]

Semiconductor Diodes: PN junction Diode – VI characteristics, qualitative and quantitative analysis of its
behavior, Diode resiatance, Transition capacitance and Diffusion capacitance, diode applications: Rectifiershalf
wave and full wave, clippers, clampers, clamping circuit theorem, Voltage multipliers, Special purpose
diodes – Zener diode, Tunnel diode, Varactor diode, p-i-n diode, Schottky barrier diode. (7)
Bipolar Junction Transistor: Transistor current components, Transistor as an amplifier, Amplifier types-
CE, CB, CC and their characteristics, small signal low frequency transistor model: Hybrid model of BJT,
Analysis of amplifier using Hybrid model of BJT, Transistor at high frequency and hybrid pi-model,
introduction to HBT. (7)
Transistor Biasing and Stabilization: DC operating point, DC Biasing circuits-fixed bias, emitter bias,
voltage divider bias, voltage feedback, Bias stability, Stabilization against variation in Ico, VBE and ?, Bias
compensation. (7)
Field-Effect Transistor: The junction FET – construction, operation, characteristics, parameters, Biasing of
JFET, Small signal analysis of JFET as an amplifier- common source and common drain amplifiers,
MOSFET- construction, operation, characteristics, parameters, MOSFET as an amplifier, equivalent circuits,
Biasing, Introduction to MESFET and CMOS devices. (7)
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
Power Amplifiers: Analysis of Class A, B, C, AB amplifiers, harmonic distortion, Push-pull amplifiers,
Power BJTs. (5)
Multistage and Feedback Amplifiers: Amplifier frequency response-low frequency range and high
frequency, Frequency response of multistage amplifiers, various coupling methods for multistage amplifiers,
Feedback concept, Analysis of various configurations of feedback in amplifiers, Oscillators (7)

Books Recommended
1. Millman, Jacob, Halkias Christos C and Satyabrata jit, “Electronic Devices and Circuits” Tata
McGraw- Hill, New Delhi.
2. Boylestad Nashelsky, “Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory”, 8th Ed., Pearson Education, 7th
Indian Reprint (2004)
3. Floyd, Thomas L, “Electronic Devices”, Pearson Education Inc., Delhi, Sixth Edition, (2002)
4. Sedra, Adel S and Smith, Kenneth C, “Microelectronic Circuits”, Oxford University Press, New
York, Fourth Edition, (1997)
5. Streetman Ben J, Sanjay Banerjee, “Solid State Electronic Devices”, 5th Ed. PHI (2004)

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