Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University / Kerala Technological university KTU First year (S1 S2) Syllabus for BASICS OF ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EC100)


Module 1

Evolution of Electronics, Impact of Electronics in industry and in society. Resistors, Capacitors: types, specifications. Standard values, marking,colour coding. Inductors and Transformers: types, specifications, Principle of working. Electro mechanical components: relays and contactors.

Module 2

PN Junction diode: Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, Principle of operation, V-I characteristics, principle of working of Zener diode, Photo diode, LED and Solar cell. Bipolar Junction Transistors: PNP and NPN structures, Principle of operation, input and output characteristics of common emitter configuration, Typical specifications of low, medium and high power and frequency diodes and transistors, packaging.

Module 3

Rectifiers and power supplies: Block diagram description of a dc power supply ,Half wave and full wave (including bridge) rectifier, capacitor filter, working of simple zener voltage regulator, Principle of SMPS Amplifiers and Oscillators: Circuit diagram and working of common emitter amplifier, Block diagram of Public Address system, concepts of feedback, working principles of oscillators, circuit diagram & working of RC phase shift oscillator.

Module 4

Analogue Integrated circuits: Functional block diagram of operational amplifier, ideal operational amplifier, inverting and non inverting amplifier, comparator. Digital ICs: Logic Gates. Electronic Instrumentation: Principle and block diagram of digital multimeter, principle of digital storage oscilloscope, principle and block diagram of function generator.

Module 5

Radio communication: principle of AM & FM, frequency bands used for various communication systems, block diagram of super heterodyne receiver. Radar system: Principle, block diagram of pulsed radar. Satellite communication: concept of geo-stationary satellite, satellite transponder, advantages, principle of Global Positioning System.

Module 6

Mobile communication: basic principles of cellular communications, concepts of cells, frequency reuse, principle and block diagram of GSM. Optical communication: block diagram of the optical communication system, principle of light transmission through fiber, advantages of optical communication systems. Entertainment and Security Electronics Technology: Basic principles of cable TV, CCTV, DTH system, HDTV, Plasma, LCD, LED TV.

Text Book:

David A Bell, Electronic Devices And Circuits, Oxford University Press

2. Wayne Tomasy, Advanced Electronic Communication System, Phi Publishers


1. Robert L. Boylested, Louis Nashelsky, Electronic Devices And Circuit Theory, Pearson Education

2. George Kennedy, Bernard Davis, Electronic Communication Systems, Mc Graw Hill

3. Louis E. Frenzel, Principles Of Electronic Communication Systems, Mc Graw Hill



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