Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EC1000 : Basic Electronics Engineering {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Shrishailayya Mallikarjunayya Hiremath


Module-I: (Analog Electronics) 10 Hrs
Part-1: Introduction to electronic Systems Part-2: Diode circuit models and Applications: - Introduction to circuit models, Clippers and Clampers.Part-3: Transistors –BJT and MOSFET: - BJT construction and operation, BJT configurations, BJT current components BJT characteristics, Transistor as an amplifier and switch, MOSFET.
Module-II: (Digital Electronics Fundamentals) 10 Hrs
Part-1: Brief on Digital Electronics: - Review of logic gates, Number systems Part-2: Combinational Circuits: - Combinational logic (4 variables K-map), Flip flops (T, D, JK), Counters and Registers Part-3: Data Converters: - Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC).
Module-III (Special Topic in Electronics) 16 Hrs
Part-1: Operational Amplifier (Op-amp) and application: - Op-amp: Introduction, Internal Block diagram of Op-amp, Op-amp Characteristics Part-2: Linear operations using Op-amp:- Inverting amplifier, Non-inverting Amplifier, Voltage follower, Summing and Difference amplifier, Integrator and Differentiator, Comparator Part-3: Miscellaneous Electronic Devices:- SCR, LED, Photodiode, Laser, Solar Cells, Opto-Couplers. Part-4: Sensors:- Introduction and describing sensor performance, Temperature sensors, Light sensors, Force sensors, Displacement sensors, Motion sensors, Sound sensors, Sensor interfacing. Part-5: Introduction to basic Communication systems/principles: Fundamentals of Analog communication (AM, FM), Introduction to digital communication (Sampling, PAM, PCM, PPM, PWM, Modulation and demodulation techniques ), Communication Networks, Introduction to Mobile Communication (Lecture notes to be provided)

Course Objectives

  1. To introduce Electronics Engineering in a nutshell
  2. To explain the role of Electronics Engineering in all other engineering disciplines
  3. To explain the basic building blocks of digital and analog electronic circuits
  4. Understand the behavior and operation of several non-linear electronic devices: the operational amplifier, the PN junction diode, the field-effect transistor, and the bipolar junction transistor.

Course Outcomes

• Design of various diode circuits
• Design a simple transistor amplifier and other circuits
• Design simple combinational and sequential circuits
• Design circuits using ideal Op-amp to perform mathematical operations on analog signals
• Realize the importance of various analog and digital electronic systems, and electronic

Essential Reading

  1. S. Sedra and K. C. Smith, Microelectronic Circuits, Oxford University Press , 6th edition
  2. Leach , Malvino, Saha, Digital Principles and Applications, McGraw Hill Education , 8th edition

Supplementary Reading

  1. David. A. Bell, Electronic Devices and Circuits:, Oxford University Press, 5th Edn. , 5th edition
  2. Boylestad, Robert L., Louis Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and Circuit, Pearson , 11th edition