Year/Sem: II/III

UNIT I TRANSISTOR BIASING PART A (2 Marks) 1. Why do we choose q point at the center of the loadline? 2. Name the two techniques used in the stability of the q point ,explain. 3. Why is the operating point selected at the Centre of the active region? 4. List out the different types of biasing. 5. What do you meant by thermal runway? 6.Why is the transistor called a current controlled device? 7. Define current amplification factor? 8. What are the requirements for biasing circuits? 9. When does a transistor act as a switch? 10. What is biasing? 11. What is operating point? 12. What is stability factor? 13. What is d.c load line? 14. What are the advantages of fixed bias circuit? 15. Explain about the various regions in a transistor? 16. Explain about the characteristics of a transistor? 17. What is the necessary of the coupling capacitor? 18. What is reverse saturation current? PART B 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Explain the need for biasing , Stability factor and Fixed bias circuit (16) Explain in detail different types of biasing circuits (16) Explain the advantage of self bias (voltage divider bias) over other types of biasing.(16) Explain the various types of bias compensation techniques. (16) i) Explain biasing of FET (8) ii) Explain biasing of MOSFET (8)


Define rise time KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . Draw the general shape of the Frequency response of amplifiers. (16) 9. (16) 3. How are amplifiers classified according to the transistor configuration? 4. What is the need to go for simplified hybrid model? 13. UNIT III FREQUENCY RESPONSE PART A (2 Marks) 1. 2. 4. How are amplifiers classified according to the input? 3. Define bandwidth. (8) 10. 9. 3. How can a AC equivalent circuit of a amplifier be obtained? 7. Draw the hybrid π equivalent circuit of BJTs. What is a differential amplifier? Explain its working in common mode operation. Explain the AC and DC Analysis Common collector Amplifier. Obtain its AC equivalent circuit & drive the expression for voltage gain? (16) 7. (16) 4. Draw the small signal equivalent model or h-parameter model of a transistor. How can a DC equivalent circuit of an amplifier be obtained? 6. Explain the AC and DC Analysis of Common Emitter amplifier . i) Explain with circuit diagram the boot strapped Darlington emitter follower. Explain the AC and DC Analysis Common Base Amplifier. 11. What is small signal amplifier? 8. Tabulate the h-parameters for all the 3 configurations. What are the advantages of h-parameter equivalent circuit? 10. What are the methods to improve the CMRR of differential amplifier? Detail any two of them. . What is an amplifier? 2.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I UNIT II SMALL SIGNAL AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks) 1. (8) ii) Draw the circuit diagram of self-bias circuit using CE configuration and explain how it stabilizes operating point. Briefly explain the operation of a Darlington emitter follower and also derive an expression for its performance measures? (16) 6.AV. What is the different analysis available to analyze a transistor? 5. Draw the circuit diagram of a differential amplifier. Define CMRR 15. What are the steps involved in midband analysis of single stage amplifiers? 12.Draw the small signal hybrid model of CE amplifier and derive the expression for its (16) AI. State Miller’s theorem. PART B ( 16 Marks) 1. Define base spreading resistance (rbb’). (16) 2.What are the techniques available to improve the input impedances? 14. PUNALKULAM. Draw the circuit of a common source FET amplifier & explain its operation? (16) 5. Explain the operation in difference mode and common mode? (16) 8. 5.RI and RO.

(16) 6. What are the advantages of directly coupled class A amplifier? 12. What are the features of large signal amplifiers? 4. What is class AB amplifier? 9. (16) KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . class B and class C power amplifier based on their performance characteristics (8) ii) Explain the significance of heat sinks for thermal stability. Give the relationship between rise time and bandwidth. Differentiate Class S from Class D amplifier and derive the efficiency of Class D amplifier. (16) 5. Define Large signal amplifier. What are the advantages of transformer coupled class A amplifier? 13.Prove that the maximum efficiency of Push Pull class B amplifier is 78. . (8) 3.5%. What is the construction of a class D amplifier? 10. What is frequency distortion? 14. What is the difference in bandwidth between single stage and multistage amplifiers? 9. What results in a sag? PARTB( 16 Marks) 1. What are the classification of large signal amplifiers? 5. Define heat sink. (8) ii) How does Rise and Sag time related to cut-off frequencies and prove the same. What are high frequency effects? 8. What is class C amplifier? 8. i) Compare class A. What are the classification of Class A amplifier? 11.i) Define the frequency response of multistage amplifier and derive its upper and lower cut-off frequencies. Ic and temperature. What is the difference between a voltage amplifier and a power amplifier? (16) 6. (16) 4.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I 6. Derive the expression for the CE short circuit current gain of transistor at high frequency (16) 2. What is class A amplifier? 6. What are applications of power amplifier? 3. Using hybrid π model for CE amplifier derive the expression for its short circuit current gain. Explain and obtain the efficiency of transformer – coupled class A power amplifier. PART B 1. Define alpha cut off frequency. i)What is the effect of Cb’e on the input circuit of a BJT amplifier at High frequencies? (8) ii)Derive the equation for gm which gives the relation between gm. Draw the high frequency hybrid –π model for a transistor in the CE configuration and explain the significance of each component. 2. (16) 3. (8) UNIT IV LARGE SIGNAL AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks) 1. PUNALKULAM. With neat circuit diagram explain the working principle of complementary symmetry class-B amplifier and (16) 2. (16) 4. (8) 5. What is class A amplifier? 7. 7. Draw the high frequency equivalent circuit of FET amplifier and derive all the parameters related to its frequency response.

Which feedback decreases the gain of the amplifier? 7. (8) 2. (16) 3. Determine the voltage gain. i) Explain the Concepts of Feed back in Amplifier. Draw and explain various feedback amplifier topologies? (16) 4. What is the disadvantage of negative feed back? 10.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I UNIT V FEEDBACK AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks) 1. input resistance and output resistance. (8) ii) Give the properties of Negative feedback. Ri=10k . Discuss the differential voltage/current-series/shunt feedback connections with expression for gain. What are the types of feed back? 4. Which feedback increases the gain of the amplifier? 8. 12.1 (16) 5. What are the conditions for sustained oscillator or what is Barkhausen criterion? PARTB 1. What is positive feedback? 5. . PUNALKULAM. 11. Define sensitivity. Ro=20 k and β= -0. With the topologies compare the four types of negative feedback amplifier? (16) ************ KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . What is negative feed back? 6. input and output impedence with feedback for Voltage series feedback having A =-100. Define Desensitivity. What is the advantage of negative feed back? 9. What is feed back? 2. What are feed back amplifiers? 3.

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