EC2151 ELECTRIC CIRCUITS AND ELECTRON DEVICES anna university syllabus


ELECTRIC CIRCUITS AND ELECTRON DEVICES 
(For ECE, CSE, IT and Biomedical Engg. Branches)

UNIT I CIRCUIT ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES 

Kirchoff’s current and voltage laws – series and parallel connection of independent
sources – R, L and C – Network Theorems – Thevenin, Superposition, Norton,
Maximum power transfer and duality – Star-delta conversion.

UNIT II TRANSIENT RESONANCE IN RLC CIRCUITS 

Basic RL, RC and RLC circuits and their responses to pulse and sinusoidal inputs –
frequency response – Parallel and series resonances – Q factor – single tuned and
double tuned circuits.

UNIT III SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES 

Review of intrinsic & extrinsic semiconductors – Theory of PN junction diode –
Energy band structure – current equation – space charge and diffusion capacitances
– effect of temperature and breakdown mechanism – Zener diode and its
characteristics.

UNIT IV TRANSISTORS 

Principle of operation of PNP and NPN transistors – study of CE, CB and CC
configurations and comparison of their characteristics – Breakdown in transistors –
operation and comparison of N-Channel and P-Channel JFET – drain current
equation – MOSFET – Enhancement and depletion types – structure and operation –
comparison of BJT with MOSFET – thermal effect on MOSFET.

UNIT V SPECIAL SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
(Qualitative Treatment only) 

Tunnel diodes – PIN diode, varactor diode – SCR characteristics and two transistor
equivalent model – UJT – Diac and Triac – Laser, CCD, Photodiode, Phototransistor,
Photoconductive and Photovoltaic cells – LED, LCD.



TEXT BOOKS:
1. Joseph A. Edminister, Mahmood, Nahri, “Electric Circuits” – Shaum series,TMH, (2001)
2. S. Salivahanan, N. Suresh kumar and A. Vallavanraj, “Electronic Devices and Circuits”, 2nd Edition,(2008).
3. David A. Bell, “Electronic Devices and Circuits”, Oxford University Press, 5th Edition, (2008).

REFERENCES:
1. Robert T. Paynter, “Introducing Electronics Devices and Circuits”, Pearson Education, 7th Education, (2006).
2. William H. Hayt, J.V. Jack, E. Kemmebly and steven M. Durbin, “Engineering Circuit Analysis”, TMH, 6th Edition, 2002.
3. J. Millman & Halkins, Satyebranta Jit, “Electronic Devices & Circuits”, TMH, 2nd Education, 2008.

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