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Syllabus of Anna University Chennai Bachelor of Engineering (BE) - Computer Science & Engineering - EC2111 Electronic Devices And Circuit


(For B.E. CSE / B.Tech.IT)

L:T:P:M = 3:0:2:100


To familiarize the students with principle of operations and V-I characteristics of various electronic devices like PN junction diode, FET, BJT, MOSFET etc.To study about analog ICs – IC 555, IC Regulators, A/D and D/A converters.


On completion of this course, the student will understand:

Semi conductor physics and PN junction applications of diode, BJT and MOSFET etc., based on characteristics.

To understand the function of various special devices SCR, DIAC, IGBT, TRIAC, UJT and applications of these devices.

To study the function of various analog ICs and their applications

Unit I Semiconductor Physics Of Diodes 18

Intrinsic Semiconductors – Extrinsic Semiconductors – N-type, P-type, Semiconductor – Energy band diagram PN junction diode – Current equation – V-I characteristics – Zener diodes – Varactor Diodes – Tunnel Diodes – Application – Zener as Regulator FWR – Clipper and Clampers

Unit II Bipolar Transistors FET and MOSFET 18

BJT – Transistor Construction, Operation and V-I characteristics – Transistor Current Components – Transistor parameter ?, ? and ? relation between them – Biasing of BJT – self Bias, C-B Bias, Fixed Bias – Load line Analysis – Small signal model – FET – FET Construction, Operation – V-I characteristics

MOSFET - Construction operation – D MOSFETS – VI Characteristics – Region of Operation – Current equation – Small signal model – Biasing of MOSFET – Self Bias Voltage Divider Bias and Constant Current Source bias – Loadline Analysis.

Unit III Amplifier 20

CE, CB and CC Amplifiers, Cascode Amplifiers, Gain and frequency response – Differential amplifier - MOS Amplifier CS and Source follower – Gain – BIMOS – Features

FEEDBACK AMPLIFIERS -Negative Feedback – Feedback Topologies – Example Amplifier – Circuit for each type of FB – Analysis of Voltage Series feedback

TUNED AMPLIFIER - Concept and Characteristics

POWER AMPLIFIER - Power BJT – Power MOSFET Comparison – Class A, Class B and Class AB – Analysis of Class B Power amplifier – Class AB output stage with Darlington Pair


Thyristor – SCR, DIAC, IGBT, TRIAC – Construction, Operation and characteristics – Phase Contolled Rectifiers using SCRs - AC Voltage Control using Thyristors – Seven Segment Displays – LCD – Photodiode – Solar cell - UJT. – Opto isolators

Unit V Analog Ics 18

Monalitic Operational Amplifier – Block diagram – Application - Amplifier – Inverting and Non-inverting amplifiers – Active filters - RC oscillators – LC oscillators – Astable and Monostable Multivibrators – Differentiator – Integrator – IC 555 – Internal block diagram – Operation – Applications as PWM and PPM – Linear IC Regulators – Switching Regulators – A/D and D/A Converters

Total = 90 periods

Text Book:

1.Robert T.Paynter , ‘Introductory Electronic Devices and Circuits’, Pearson Education, Seventh Edition, 2008.

2.David A.Bell, ‘Electronic Devices and Circuits’, Oxford University Press, 5th Edition, 2008.


1.Sedra A.S., Smith K.C. ‘Micro Electronic Circuit’, Oxford University Press, Fifth Edition, 2006.

2.Robert L-Boylestad Louis – Nashelsky – ‘Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory’ – Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., Ninth Edition, 2007.

List of Experiments:60 periods

1.PN Junction Diode and Zener Diode

2.BJT Characteristics (CE)

3.FET Characteristics - Transfer and Output Characteristics

4.Common Emitter Amplifier – Frequency response

5.FET Amplifier – Frequency response

6.Differential Amplifier – Transfer characteristics

7.Voltage Series Feedback Amplifier

8.Tuned Amplifier

9.Class A and Class B Power Amplifiers

10.SCR Characteristics

11.Op-Amp – Amplifiers, Integrator, Differentiator

12.Op-Amp Wein bridge Oscillator, Astable Multivibrator

13.IC 555 – PWM

14.Load and Line Regulation using IC Regulator

Total =150 periods

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