Small signal amplifiers - biasing circuits of BJT and FET transistors, analysis and design of BJT and FET amplifiers, chopper stabilized amplifiers


Large signal amplifiers - analysis and design of class A and class B power amplifiers, class C and class D amplifiers, thermal considerations, tuned amplifiers


Feedback amplifiers – gain with feedback - effect of feedback on gain stability, distortion, bandwidth, input and output impedances ; topologies of feedback amplifiers


Oscillators – Barkhausen criterion for oscillation - Hartley & Colpitts oscillators - phase shift, Wien bridge and crystal oscillators - clapp oscillator - oscillator amplitude stabilization


Pulse circuits – attenuators - RC integrator and differentiator circuits - diode clampers and clippers – multivibrators - Schmitt Trigger- UJT Oscillator


1. Jacob Millman , „ Micro electronics‟ McGraw Hill, 2006.
2. Allen Mottershead, „Electronic Devices and Circuits-An Introduction‟, PHI, 18th Reprint, 2006.
3. Robet.L.Boylestad, „Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory ‟ 9th Edition, Pearson 2005.
4. Sedra Smith, „Microelectronic Circuits‟, 6th Edition, Oxford university Press,2009.