Introduction to Electronics: Signals, frequency Spectrum of Signals, Analog and Digital Signals,
Linear Wave Shaping Circuits: RC LPF, Integrator, RC HPF, Differentiator. Properties of Semiconductors: Intrinsic, Extrinsic Semiconductors, Current Flow in Semiconductors, Diodes: p-n junction theory, Current-Voltage characteristics, Analysis of Diode circuits, Rectifiers, Clippers, Clampers, Special diodes
Bipolar junction Transistor (BJTs): Physical Structures & Modes of Operation, Transistor
Characteristics, DC analysis, Introduction to Small Signal Analysis, Transistor as an amplifier, The RC coupled amplifier, Introduction to Power Amplifiers, Transistor as switch. Field Effect Transistors (FETs): Physical Structures & Modes of Operation of MOSFETs, MOSFET
Characteristics, DC Analysis. Feedback Amplifiers & Oscillators: General Principles, Different types of feedback amplifier (block diagram only), Properties of Negative Feedback, Barkhausen criteria for Oscillation. Operational Amplifiers (OP-Amps): Ideal OP-AMP, Inverting Amplifier, Non-Inverting Amplifier. Adder, Subtractor, Integrator, Differentiator.
Digital Fundamentals: Binary Numbers, Signed-binary numbers, Decimal-to-Binary & Binary-to-
Decimal Conversion, Binary Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Hexadecimal Number Systems, Logic Gates, Boolean Algebra, De Morgan’s Theorems, Laws of Boolean Algebra, Basics of Flip flops, Shift Resistors, Counters.
Introduction to Electronic Instruments: CRO, Multimeter, Signal Generators.
Principles of Communication: Fundamentals of AM & FM, Transmitters & Receivers