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Basic Electronics for Electrical Engineering: Course Outline

Basic electronics is all about electrical components and the circuits consisting of those components . Common components are resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors, and integrated circuits.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to semiconductor materials
  • Energy levels in conductors
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductor material
  • Majority and minority carriers
  • Theory of semiconductor diodes
  • Forward and reverse biasing diode
  • Zener region of a semiconductor
  • Diode specification sheets and testing methods
  • PN junctions
  • Forward and reverse characteristics of a diode
  • Ideal and practical diode concepts
  • Series and parallel configurations with dc inputs
  • Current equation of a diode
  • Diode as a switch
  • Half wave rectification
  • Full wave rectification
  • Clippers
  • Clampers
  • Breakdown diodes
  • Voltage regulators
  • Voltage multipliers
  • Junction transistors
  • Bipolar junction transistors (BJTS)
  • DC operating point
  • Fixed biased circuits
  • Emitter stabilized biased configuration
  • Voltage divider biased configuration
  • Voltage feedback biasing technique
  • Introduction to JFET & MOSFET

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