p-n Diode : n- and p- semiconductors. p-n junction formation. Junction properties: contact potential, junction capacitance. Currents in forward and reverse biased junction. Junction Breakdown. Zenor Diode.

Transistor (BJT) : Transistor in equilibrium (no external bias). Transistor with external bias, Transistor Action. Efficiency Factors. Common Base, Common Emitter, Common Collector Configurations, I-V Characteristics; Bias and Bias Stability. Various biasing Schemes/circuits and Analysis.

Small Signal BJT Amplifiers : h- parameters: Hybrid model for transistor amplifiers. Expressions for amplifier performance parameters in terms of h-parameters; r-parameters: Expressions for amplifier performance parameters in terms of r-parameters.

Feedback and Frequency Response in Amplifiers : Negative and Positive feedbacks. Negative feedback Networks. Desired modifications in amplifier circuits using negative feedback. Changes in input, output impedance levels, band width etc.: Frequency Response, Coupling Methods, Multistage amplifiers.

Field Effect Transistors (FETs) : Junction field effect transistor (JFET), MOSFETs : Depletion MOSFET, Enhancement MOSFET; Biasing of MOSFETs. Small signal parameters. Common Drain, Common source and common gate amplifiers. Small signal analysis. FET constant current source. MOSFET as a register, MOS Capacitor, CMOS Circuits.

Power Amplifiers : Classification of power amplifiers. Class A amplifiers. Power efficiency etc.:;Class B push-pull amplifiers. Signal distortion in class B amplifiers. AB operation. Biasing for AB push-pull amplifier. Performance characteristic; Class C- power amplifiers and their characteristics; MOSFET power amplifiers.

Differential and Operational Amplifiers :
Differential amplifiers: Inverting and non-inverting inputs. Various modes of operation.
Operational amplifiers ( Op amps): Op amp characteristics and specifications. Inverting and non-inverting amplifiers and their analysis; Summing, Scaling and Average amplifiers. Integrators and differentiators. Log amplifier etc. Active filters.

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Course Curriculum

P-n diode Details 53:14
P-n Junction/Diode(Contd.) Details 56:14
P-n diode (contd.) Details 55:18
Diode Application Details 56:25
Transistors Details 56:12
Reverse – bias (Contd.) Details 56:50
Transistors (Continue) Details 55:43
Transistors (Contd.) I Details 57:25
Biasing a transistor unit 2 contd. Details 54:27
Biasing of transistor Details 54:23
H and R Parameters and their use in small amplifiers Details 56:27
Small signal amplifiers analysis using H – Parameters Details 56:32
Small signal amplifiers analysis using R – Parameters I Details 0:55
R – analysis (Contd.) Details 57:15
Common Collector(CC) amplifier (Contd.) Details 57:38
Feedback in amplifiers, Feedback Configurations and multi stage amplifiers Details 0:54
Reduction in non-linear distortion Details 1:59
Input/Output impedances in negative feedback amplifiers (Contd.) Details 54:34
RC Coupled Amplifiers Details 54:11
RC Coupled Amplifiers (Contd.) I Details 54:47
RC Coupled Amplifiers (Contd..) II Details 58:18
FETs ans MOSFET Details 54:8
FETs ans MOSFET (Contd.) I Details 56:14
Depletion – MOSFET Details 57:39
Drain and transfer characteristic of E – MOSFET Details 54:45
Self Bias (Contd.) Design Procedure Details 56:50
FET/MOSFET Amplifiers and their Analysis Details 54:51
CMOS Inverter Details 54:24
CMOS Inverter (contd.) I Details 57:37
Power Amplifier Details 59:33
Power Amplifier (contd.) I Details 54:17
Power Amplifier (contd..) II Details 56:6
Power Amplifier (contd…) III Details 55:51
Differential and Operational Amplifier Details 55:1
Differential and Operational Amplifier (Contd.) dc and ac analysis I Details 57:12
Differential and Operational Amplifier dc and ac analysis (Contd.) II Details 56:42
Operational Amplifiers Details 55:15
Operational amplifiers in open loop (Contd.) Details 54:45
Summing Amplifiers Details 57:22
Frequency response of an intigration Details 54:38
Filters Details 55:59
Specification of OP Amplifiers Details 57:14

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