EI2203 ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS Syllabus - EIE, ICE 3rd semester - Anna University


(Common to EIE & ICE)
3 0 0 3
To provide an exposure to various electronic devices and electronic circuits.

·    At the end of the course, students’ will have the knowledge about functioning of various types of devices and design of various electronic circuits.

UNIT I             SEMICONDUCTOR DIODE AND BJT                                                                      9
PN  Junction   Current  components  in  a  Pdiode   Junction  capacitance   Junction  diode switching time Zener diode Varactor diode   Tunnel diode Schottky diode Transistor Structure Basic Transistor operation Transistor characteristics and parameters The transistor as a switch, as an amplifier Transistor bias circuits:- Voltage divider bias circuits, base bias circuits, emitter bias circuits, collector feedback bias circuits DC load line AC load line- bias stabilization, thermal runaway and thermal stability.

UNIT II            FET, UJT and SCR                                                                                                   9
JFET characteristics and parameters JFET biasing, self bias, voltage divider bias Q point, stability over temperature MOSFET D-MOSFET, E-MOSFET MOSFET characteristics and parameters MOSFET biasing, zero bias, voltage divider bias method, drain feedback bias Characteristics and applications of UJT, SCR, DIAC, TRIAC.

UNIT III           AMPLIFIERS                                                                                                              9
CE, CC and CB amplifiers - Small signal low frequency transistor amplifier circuits - h parameter representation of a transistor - Analysis of single stage transistor amplifier using parameters voltage gain, current gain, input impedance and output impedance-frequency response - RC coupled amplifier.
Classification  of  Power  amplifiers:-  Class  A,  B,  AB  and  C  Power  amplifiers-Push-Pull  and
Complementary Symmetry Push-Pull amplifiers - Design of power output, efficiency and cross-over distortion.

UNIT IV          FEEDBACK AMPLIFIERS AND OSCILLATORS                                                   9
Advantages of negative feedback - Voltage/current, series/shunt feedback-Positive feedback - Condition for oscillators - Phase shift - Wein Bridge Hartley - Colpitts and crystal oscillators.

UNIT V           PULSE CIRCUITS AND POWER SUPPLIES                                                         9
RC wave shaping circuits - Diode clampers and clippers Multivibrators -Schmitt triggers - UJT - Saw tooth oscillators - Single and polyphase rectifiers and analysis of filter circuits - Design of zener and transistor series voltage regulators - Switched mode power supplies.



1. Millman and Halkias, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Tata McGraw Hill, 2007.
2. Floyd, T.L, Electronic Devices” 6th Edition, Pearson Education, 2003.
3. Millman and Halkias, Integrated Electronics, McGraw-Hill, 2004.

1.  Mottershead, A., Electronic Devices and Circuits an Introduction,Prentice Hall of India, 2003.
2.  Boylsted and Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory,   Prentice Hall of India, 6th
Edition, 1999.
3.  Streetman, B. and Sanjay, B., Solid State Electronic Devices, Prentice-       Hall of India, 5th
Edition, 2005.
4.  Bell, D.A., Electronic Devices and Circuits, Prentice Hall of India, 4th    Edition, 1999.
5.  Millman, J., Prakash Rao., M.S. and Taub, H., Pulse Digital and Switching      Wave Forms, McGraw-Hill, 2007.

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