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Credit Hours : 2-1

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Electronics - I
Text Books:-

Electrical Devices, 7th Edition, by Thomas L. Floyd, Prentice Hall.

Reference Book:-

Course Description:This course introduces the fundamental concepts of electronics including conventional and electron flow of
Current, Semiconductors, P-Type and N-Type material, Diodes, Zener diodes, Transistor and its types,
Power Amplifiers, field effect transistors, Thyristors including Shockley Diode, SCR, Diac and Traic.

Pre-requisite:-

Circuit Analysis

Grading Policy:In Semester Evaluation:


Final Evaluation:

30%
70%

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Week Wise Breakdown


Week
1

2
3
4

7
8
9
10

11

12

13
14, 15

Content
Basic Concepts: Atomic Structure, Classification of materials (on
conductivity basis) Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors, Covalent
Bonds, Energy Band Theory of solids
Germanium and Silicon Atoms and Crystals, Conduction in
semiconductors, N- and P-type Semiconductors, Conduction in Doped
Germanium and Silicon.
The PN junction Diode, depletion region, Barrier Voltage, Diode Biasing
PN Junction Diode VI-characteristics, Diode Models
Diode applications: HWR, FWRs (Centre-taped transformer and Bridge),
Filters, Diode Limiting and Clamping Circuits, Voltage Multipliers
Special Purpose Diodes: Zener Diodes, Zener Diode VI-Characteristics,
Zener Voltage, Power Dissipation in Zener Diode, Power Temperature
Curves, De-Rating Factor.
Current Limitations of Zener Diode, Effect of Temperature on Zener
Voltage, Zener Diode Impendence, Zener Diode Applications (Voltage
Regulations, Zener Limiting), Zener Diode Voltage Regulator, Designing
a Zener Regulator Circuit, introduction of Varactor and Optical Diodes
Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT), Transistor Structure/Construction,
Basic Transistor Operation,
Transistor VI-Characteristics, Voltage and Current Parameters, Transistor
as an Amplifier, Transistor as Switch
Common Basic, Common Emitter and Common Collector Circuit
Configuration, Equivalent circuits
Characteristics of Common Base, Common Emitter and Common
Collector Circuits, Current and Power Gains, Cutoff Frequencies,
Leakage Current.
Field Effect Transistors, Classification, Junction field effect transistor
(JFET) construction, Biasing, Operation, Parameters and voltage-current
characteristics.
Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Transistor Construction
(MOSFET/IGFET), Operation, Biasing, Voltage-Current Characteristics
and Parameters
Thyristors and Other Devices: Basic 4-Layer Device (Shockley Diode),
Silicon Controlled Rectifiers, Basic Construction and Operation, VoltageCurrent Characteristics and practical application
Construction and Operation of Triac and Diac with their V-I
Characteristics.

Chapter
1.1, 1.2,
1.3
1.4, 1.6,
1.7, 1.8,
1.9, 1.10
2.1, 2.1,
2.3,
2.5, 2.6
3.1

3.2, 3.3

4.1, 4.2
4.3, 4.4,
4.5
6.1, 6.2
6.3, 6.4,
6.5
7.1, 7.2,
7.3
7.4, 7.5,
7.6
11.1,
11.2
11.3

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