Pre-requisites: Applied Physics
Basic Electrical Engineering
To introduce large signal analysis and design of diode circuits and transistor based amplifiers.
ESSENTIAL TOPICS TO BE COVERED:
• Diode circuit analysis and applications
• Biasing of BJT amplifier.
• Biasing of FET amplifier.
• Modeling of amplifiers.
• Operational amplifier application.
Introduction to diodes and their applications (rectifiers, clippers and clampers). BJT biasing, bias stability. Design and analysis of common emitter, common base and common collector amplifiers. FET biasing, design of common source, common drain and common gate amplifiers. Hybrid parameters, ac gain and frequency analysis of single/multistage amplifiers. Classes of amplifiers, power amplifiers, differential amplifiers, operational amplifiers and applications.
Basic Electronics by Grob, 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill.