Electronic Devices and Systems


Dr Murali Malijeddi


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Course Name : Electronic Devices and Systems

Code(Credit) : ABC01(2-1-0)

Course Objectives

  • The course is designed to be a broad introduction to electronic systems for students from diverse engineering disciplines. Completing the course will provide the necessary foundation to understand the role, capabilities and constraints of electronics in contemporary engineering systems.
  • This course develops a basic understanding of the fundamentals and principles of analog and digital circuits and electronic devices. This understanding is a critical step towards being able to design new electronic circuits or use them appropriately as part of a larger engineering system.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand operation of semiconductor devices.
  • Understand the current voltage characteristics of semiconductor devices.
  • Design and analyze of electronic circuits.
  • Evaluate frequency response to understand behavior of Electronics circuits
  • Analyze dc circuits and relate ac models of semiconductor devices with their physical Operation.
  • To apply concepts for the design of Regulators and Amplifiers.
  • To verify the theoretical concepts through laboratory and simulation experiments.
  • To implement mini projects based on concept of electronics circuit concepts.

Course Syllabus

Module I: Semiconductor Diodes, Diode Applications (5 Hrs)
Semiconductor Physics, Semiconductor Diode and analysis, Zener Diodes, Light-Emitting Diodes, realization of logic gates using diodes, rectifier circuits.


1.1 V-I Characteristics of PN Junction diode and ZENER diode. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

1.2 Implementation of Full-Wave rectifier. (Both hardware and MULTISIM).

1.3 Implementation of AND/OR gates. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

Module II: Bipolar Junction Transistors, Field-Effect Transistors (4 Hrs)

Transistor Construction and characteristics, Construction and Characteristics of JFETs, MOSFET


2.1 Input - Output Characteristics of CB/CE/CC configuration BJT. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

2.2 Output and transfer Characteristics of FET. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

Module III: DC Biasing—BJTs. BJT AC Analysis, FET Biasing , FET Amplifiers , BJT and JFET Frequency Response (6 Hrs)

Load-Line Analysis, Operating Point, biasing techniques, AC analysis of BJT and FET, General Frequency Considerations, Low-Frequency Analysis of BJT, FET


3.1 Frequency response of self biased BJT amplifier. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

3.2 Frequency response of CS FET amplifier. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

Module IV: Operational Amplifiers, Op-Amp Applications, Linear-Digital ICs (6 Hrs)

Practical Op-Amp Circuits and various parameter analyses, various applications, Timer and PLL ICs


4.1 Design and implement of Adder, Subtractor using IC 741. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

4.2 Design and implement of Integrator and Differentiator using IC 741. (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

4.3 Design and implement of Any oscillator using IC 741. (Both hardware and MULTISIM

Module V: Power Amplifiers, Feedback and Oscillator Circuits (5 Hrs)

Various classes of power amplifier and their characteristics, design of various oscillators and its applications


5.1 Design and implement  of Class-C power amplifier (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

5.2 Design and implement of RC Phase shift oscillator (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

5.3 Design and implement of UJT relaxation oscillator (Both hardware and MULTISIM)

Module VI: Power Supplies (Voltage Regulators) (4 Hrs)

Various filters, Voltage regulator, Design and different IC voltage regulators.


6.1 Regulation characteristics of transistor voltage regulator.(Both hardware and MULTISIM).

6.2 Regulation characteristics of IC7805/7912 voltage regulators.(Both hardware and MULTISIM).

Module VII: Other Two-Terminal Devices, pnpn and Other Devices (4 Hrs)

Varactor diode, photodiode, solar cell, tunnel diode, LCD, thermisters, SCR construction, applications, UJT

Text Books:

  1. Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory, Eleventh Edition: Robert L. Boylestad. Louis Nashelsky
  2. Electronic Principles and Applications , Ninth Edition: Charles A. Schuler

Reference Books

  1. Electronic Devices and Circuits : GSN Raju
  2. Electronic Devices: Systems and Applications: Robert Diffenderfer.

Link for Text Book 1: www.rtna.ac.th/departments/elect/Data/EE306/Electronic%20Devices%20and%20Circuit%20Theory.pdf

Link  for Text Book 2: http://dl.booktolearn.com/ebooks2/engineering/electrical/9780073373836_Electronics_Principles_and_Applications_9th_7d8d.pdf

Session Plan

Session 1

Semiconductor Materials: Ge, Si, and GaAs 2, Covalent Bonding and Intrinsic Materials n -Type and p -Type Materials



electronic-devices-and-circuit-theory-chapter-1 PDF

Session 2

Semiconductor Diode, Transition and Diffusion Capacitance, Diode Equivalent Circuits



Session 6

Transistor Construction, Transistor Operation, Common-Base Configuration Common-Emitter Configuration,




Session 7

Common-Collector Configuration

Transistor Specification Sheet , Transistor Testing , Transistor Casing and Terminal Identification, Transistor Development




Session 8

Construction and Characteristics of JFETs, Transfer Characteristics, Specification Sheets (JFETs, Important Relationships




Session 9

Depletion-Type MOSFET, Enhancement-Type MOSFET, MOSFET ,CMOS



Session 10

Operating Point, Fixed-Bias Configuration, Emitter-Bias Configuration, Voltage-Divider Bias Configuration,



Session 11

Collector Feedback Configuration , Emitter-Follower Configuration, Common-Base Configuration , Design Operations, Bias Stabilization ,Practical Applications



Session 12

Amplification in the AC Domain, BJT Transistor Modeling, The r e Transistor Model, Common-Emitter Fixed-Bias Configuration, Voltage-Divider Bias ,Two-Port Systems Approach , The Hybrid Equivalent Model , Variations of Transistor Parameters



electronic-devices-and-circuit-theory-chapter-5 PDF

Session 13

Fixed-Bias Configuration, Self-Bias Configuration , Voltage-Divider Biasing, Common-Gate Configuration , Depletion-Type MOSFETs, Enhancement-Type MOSFETs , Practical Applications




Session 14

JFET Small-Signal Model, Designing FET Amplifier Networks, Practical Applications .


PDFelectronic-devices-and-circuit-theory-chapter-6 PDF

Session 15

General Frequency Considerations, Low-Frequency Response—BJT Amplifier with RL, Low-Frequency Response—FET Amplifier, High-Frequency Response—BJT Amplifier, High-Frequency Response—FET Amplifier, Multistage Frequency Effects



electronic-devices-and-circuit-theory-chapter-7 PDF

Session 16

 Differential Amplifier Circuit,  Op-Amp Basics , Practical Op-Amp Circuits, Op-Amp Specifications—DC Offset Parameters, Op-Amp Specifications—Frequency Parameters , Differential and Common-Mode Operation



Session 17

Op-Amp Applications: Constant-Gain Multiplier, Voltage Summing, Voltage Buffer , Controlled Sources, Instrumentation Circuits.



electronic-devices-and-circuit-theory-chapter-8 PDF

Session 18

Active Filters: Low pass , high pass, band pass and band stop with various orders.



Session 20

Voltage-Controlled Oscillator, Phase-Locked Loop



Session 22

Feedback Concepts , Practical Feedback Circuits , Feedback Amplifier—Phase and Frequency Considerations



Session 23

 Oscillator Operation , Phase-Shift Oscillator  Using BJT transistor and IC 741




Session 31

Schottky Barrier (Hot-Carrier) Diodes, Varactor (Varicap) Diodes, Solar Cells, Photodiodes



Session 32

 Silicon-Controlled Rectifier: Basic Silicon-Controlled Rectifier Operation, SCR Characteristics and Ratings, SCR Applications



Session 33

 Photoconductive Cells, IR Emitters, Liquid-Crystal Displays, Thermistors, Tunnel Diodes



electronic-devices-and-circuit-theory chapter-16 PDF

Our Main Teachers

Dr Murali M, Working as a Professor in the Department of ECE, School of Engineering , Centurion University , Andhra Pradesh. He did his PhD from Andhra University , M.E in Control Systems, Andhra University College of Engineering, B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engg, Siddartha Engineering College, Vijayawada. He had 20 years of teaching and research experience and discharged his duties at various manager levels such as Head of the department and also as Principal for an Engineering college.He organized and participated in several national International Technical conferences,He presented and published 20 International and 8 National research papers, presently guiding 4 PhD scholars and his research area of interest includes advanced antennas design for radar and satellite communication , wireless communications and networks.

Satyanrayan Padhy

Assistant Professor, Department of ECE , SoET

Satyanarayan Padhy currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha. His research interests include Digital System Design,Signal Processing and Controller design for power converters. He has received his M.Tech from NIT, Allahabad, India in the Year 2013 and Currently Pursuing his PhD. […]

Sandipan Pine

Associate Professor, Dept of ECE, SOET, Paralakhemundi

Sandipan Pine currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha. His research interests include Chip design and robotics area.He has received his M.Tech from IIT kharagpur in Microelectronics and VLSI and Currently Pursuing his PhD from Utkal University. He has published more […]