EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
QUESTION BANK Subject Code: Subject Name: EC1203 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I
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)
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What are the steps involved in midband analysis of single stage amplifiers? 12. 2. Explain the AC and DC Analysis Common Base Amplifier. (16) 9. Define CMRR 15. i) Explain with circuit diagram the boot strapped Darlington emitter follower. UNIT III FREQUENCY RESPONSE PART A (2 Marks) 1. Draw the circuit diagram of a differential amplifier. Explain the AC and DC Analysis Common collector Amplifier. What are the advantages of h-parameter equivalent circuit? 10. Tabulate the h-parameters for all the 3 configurations. What is the different analysis available to analyze a transistor? 5.AV. Obtain its AC equivalent circuit & drive the expression for voltage gain? (16) 7. What are the methods to improve the CMRR of differential amplifier? Detail any two of them. Explain the AC and DC Analysis of Common Emitter amplifier . State Miller’s theorem. How are amplifiers classified according to the input? 3.
. (16) 3. How are amplifiers classified according to the transistor configuration? 4. Draw the general shape of the Frequency response of amplifiers.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I
UNIT II SMALL SIGNAL AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks) 1. 9. Draw the circuit of a common source FET amplifier & explain its operation? (16) 5. What is small signal amplifier? 8. How can a AC equivalent circuit of a amplifier be obtained? 7. What is the need to go for simplified hybrid model? 13.RI and RO. (8) ii) Draw the circuit diagram of self-bias circuit using CE configuration and explain how it stabilizes operating point. PART B ( 16 Marks) 1. Briefly explain the operation of a Darlington emitter follower and also derive an expression for its performance measures? (16) 6. Draw the hybrid π equivalent circuit of BJTs. Define bandwidth. 4. 5. 11. (16) 2. What is a differential amplifier? Explain its working in common mode operation. How can a DC equivalent circuit of an amplifier be obtained? 6. What is an amplifier? 2. Define rise time
KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . PUNALKULAM. Explain the operation in difference mode and common mode? (16) 8. Define base spreading resistance (rbb’). (16) 4.What are the techniques available to improve the input impedances? 14. 3.Draw the small signal hybrid model of CE amplifier and derive the expression for its (16) AI. (8) 10. Draw the small signal equivalent model or h-parameter model of a transistor.
(16) 6. (8) 5. (16) 5. Give the relationship between rise time and bandwidth. Define heat sink.
. 7. What are the classification of large signal amplifiers? 5. What is the difference between a voltage amplifier and a power amplifier? (16) 6. class B and class C power amplifier based on their performance characteristics (8) ii) Explain the significance of heat sinks for thermal stability. (8) ii) How does Rise and Sag time related to cut-off frequencies and prove the same.Prove that the maximum efficiency of Push Pull class B amplifier is 78. (16) 3. What is class AB amplifier? 9. (16)
KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . Explain and obtain the efficiency of transformer – coupled class A power amplifier. Differentiate Class S from Class D amplifier and derive the efficiency of Class D amplifier. What is frequency distortion? 14. i) Compare class A. What is class A amplifier? 6. Draw the high frequency hybrid –π model for a transistor in the CE configuration and explain the significance of each component. (16) 4. What is the construction of a class D amplifier? 10. What are the classification of Class A amplifier? 11. What is the difference in bandwidth between single stage and multistage amplifiers? 9. What is class C amplifier? 8. 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. Derive the expression for the CE short circuit current gain of transistor at high frequency (16) 2. What are high frequency effects? 8. With neat circuit diagram explain the working principle of complementary symmetry class-B amplifier and (16) 2. PART B 1. Using hybrid π model for CE amplifier derive the expression for its short circuit current gain. What are the advantages of transformer coupled class A amplifier? 13. What are applications of power amplifier? 3. What are the advantages of directly coupled class A amplifier? 12. Define Large signal amplifier. PUNALKULAM. Ic and temperature.i) Define the frequency response of multistage amplifier and derive its upper and lower cut-off frequencies. 2. What are the features of large signal amplifiers? 4. What results in a sag? PARTB( 16 Marks) 1. (8) 3. Draw the high frequency equivalent circuit of FET amplifier and derive all the parameters related to its frequency response.5%.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I 6. (8) UNIT IV LARGE SIGNAL AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks)
1. (16) 4. What is class A amplifier? 7. Define alpha cut off frequency.
What is the disadvantage of negative feed back? 10.1 (16) 5.EC1203 – ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS I UNIT V FEEDBACK AMPLIFIERS PART A (2 Marks) 1. Determine the voltage gain. 11. input and output impedence with feedback for Voltage series feedback having A =-100. With the topologies compare the four types of negative feedback amplifier? (16)
KINGS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . What are the types of feed back? 4. What is the advantage of negative feed back? 9. Ri=10k . What are the conditions for sustained oscillator or what is Barkhausen criterion? PARTB 1. What are feed back amplifiers? 3. What is feed back? 2. (8) ii) Give the properties of Negative feedback. Which feedback decreases the gain of the amplifier? 7. i) Explain the Concepts of Feed back in Amplifier. (16) 3. What is negative feed back? 6. PUNALKULAM. input resistance and output resistance. 12. (8) 2.
. Draw and explain various feedback amplifier topologies? (16) 4. What is positive feedback? 5. Define Desensitivity. Discuss the differential voltage/current-series/shunt feedback connections with expression for gain. Ro=20 k and β= -0. Define sensitivity. Which feedback increases the gain of the amplifier? 8.