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Electronic Devices and Circuits, Second Edition

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This second edition of Electronic Devices and Circuits provides a firm grounding in the fundamental concepts governing the field of electronics. The narrative style of the book, its clear illustrations, ample number of worked-out examples and review questions will aid the student in quick recapitulation and better understanding. Designed as a text book for undergraduate students, it will serve as an ideal text for students of electronics and its allied fields, besides providing a good source of reference to those in the electronics industry.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1. Introduction
    1. 1.1 What is electronics?
    2. 1.2 Applications of electronics
    3. 1.3 Electronic components
  8. Chapter 2. Semiconductors
    1. 2.1 Introduction
    2. 2.2 Potential barrier
    3. 2.3 Energy-band theory
    4. 2.4 Classification of materials
    5. 2.5 Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors
    6. 2.6 p- and n-type semiconductor materials
    7. 2.7 Mobility and conductivity
    8. 2.8 Properties of semiconductor materials
    9. 2.9 Hall effect and its applications
    10. 2.10 Thermistor and sensistor
    11. 2.11 Time variation of excited minority carriers
    12. 2.12 Concept of diffusion current
    13. 2.13 Continuity equation in semiconductors
    14. 2.14 Injected minority carriers
    15. 2.15 Graded semiconductor junction
    16. Summary
    17. Solved problems
    18. Exercise problems
    19. Review questions
  9. Chapter 3. Semiconductor Diodes
    1. 3.1 p-n junction diode
    2. 3.2 Biasing the diode
    3. 3.3 The current components in a junction diode
    4. 3.4 V-I characteristics of a diode
    5. 3.5 Piecewise linear model
    6. 3.6 Transition capacitance
    7. 3.7 Diffusion capacitance
    8. 3.8 Varactor diode
    9. 3.9 Zener diode
    10. 3.10 Tunnel diode
    11. 3.11 Photodiode
    12. 3.12 Light-emitting diode
    13. 3.13 Schottky diode
    14. 3.14 Point contact diode
    15. 3.15 PIN diode
    16. Summary
    17. Solved problems
    18. Exercise problems
    19. Review questions
  10. Chapter 4. Diode Circuits
    1. 4.1 Introduction
    2. 4.2 Rectifiers
    3. 4.3 Comparison of types of rectifiers
    4. 4.4 Filters
    5. 4.5 Voltage regulators
    6. 4.6 Performance of regulators
    7. 4.7 IC regulators
    8. Summary
    9. Solved problems
    10. Exercise problems
    11. Review questions
  11. Chapter 5. Bipolar Junction Transistors
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 Junction transistor
    3. 5.3 Transistor fabrication
    4. 5.4 Regions of operation
    5. 5.5 Transistor configurations
    6. 5.6 Current components in a transistor
    7. 5.7 Transistor as an amplifier
    8. 5.8 V-I characteristics of a transistor
    9. 5.9 Common base configuration
    10. 5.10 Common emitter configuration
    11. 5.11 Common collector configuration
    12. 5.12 Ebers-moll model of a transistor
    13. 5.13 Voltage ratings of a transistor
    14. 5.14 Typical junction voltages
    15. 5.15 Current gains
    16. Summary
    17. Solved problems
    18. Exercise problems
    19. Review questions
  12. Chapter 6. Transistor Biasing
    1. 6.1 Introduction
    2. 6.2 Load line and operating point
    3. 6.3 Fixed-bias circuit
    4. 6.4 Stability of operating point
    5. 6.5 Self-bias circuit
    6. 6.6 Stability factors
    7. 6.7 Stability factor S
    8. 6.8 Stability factor S′
    9. 6.9 Stability factor S″
    10. 6.10 Techniques compensation
    11. 6.11 Concept of thermal runaway
    12. 6.12 Heat sink
    13. Summary
    14. Solved problems
    15. Exercise problems
    16. Review questions
  13. Chapter 7. Transistor Amplifier Circuits
    1. 7.1 Introduction
    2. 7.2 Large signal analysis of transistor amplifier
    3. 7.3 Two-port model of a transistor
    4. 7.4 Small signal low-frequency model of a transistor
    5. 7.5 Analysis of a transistor amplifier circuit
    6. 7.6 Transistor amplifier configurations
    7. 7.7 Linear analysis of a transistor circuit
    8. 7.8 Miller’s theorem and its applications
    9. 7.9 Simplified model of a transistor
    10. 7.10 CE amplifier with emitter resistance
    11. 7.11 Multistage amplifiers
    12. 7.12 Frequency response of an amplifier
    13. 7.13 Bandwidth of a cascaded amplifier
    14. 7.14 Emitter bypass capacitor
    15. 7.15 Coupling capacitor
    16. 7.16 High-frequency model of a CE transistor
    17. 7.17 Validity of the high-frequency model
    18. 7.18 High-frequency current gain
    19. 7.19 Gain bandwidth product
    20. Summary
    21. Solved problems
    22. Exercise problems
    23. Review questions
  14. Chapter 8. Field Effect Transistors
    1. 8.1 Introduction
    2. 8.2 Working principle of JFET
    3. 8.3 Drain and transfer characteristics of a JFET
    4. 8.4 Small signal model of a FET
    5. 8.5 MOSFET
    6. 8.6 Analysis of FET amplifier
    7. 8.7 FET biasing circuits
    8. 8.8 Voltage variable resistor
    9. Summary
    10. Solved problems
    11. Exercise problems
    12. Review questions
  15. Chapter 9. Thyristors
    1. 9.1 Introduction
    2. 9.2 pnpn diode
    3. 9.3 Silicon-controlled rectifier
    4. 9.4 Triac
    5. 9.5 Diac
    6. 9.6 Unijunction transistor
    7. 9.7 Optoelectronic devices
    8. Summary
    9. Solved problems
    10. Exercise problems
    11. Review questions
  16. Chapter 10. Feedback Amplifiers
    1. 10.1 Types of amplifiers
    2. 10.2 Types of distortion in amplifiers
    3. 10.3 Need for feedback
    4. 10.4 Negative feedback in amplifiers
    5. 10.5 Transfer gain with feedback
    6. 10.6 Advantages and disadvantages of negative feedback
    7. 10.7 Effect of feedback on input and output impedances
    8. 10.8 Analysis of feedback amplifiers
    9. 10.9 Voltage series feedback amplifier
    10. 10.10 Current series feedback amplifier
    11. 10.11 Current shunt feedback amplifier
    12. 10.12 Voltage shunt feedback amplifier
    13. Summary
    14. Solved problems
    15. Exercise problems
    16. Review questions
  17. Chapter 11. Sinusoidal Oscillators
    1. 11.1 Introduction
    2. 11.2 Barkhausen criterion
    3. 11.3 Phase-shift oscillator
    4. 11.4 Resonant circuit oscillator
    5. 11.5 Hartley and Colpitt oscillators
    6. 11.6 Wien bridge oscillator
    7. 11.7 Crystal oscillator
    8. 11.8 Amplitude and frequency stability
    9. Summary
    10. Solved problems
    11. Exercise problems
    12. Review questions
  18. Chapter 12. Power Amplifiers
    1. 12.1 Introduction
    2. 12.2 Types of power amplifiers
    3. 12.3 Harmonic distortion
    4. 12.4 Class A series-fed amplifier
    5. 12.5 Class A transformer-coupled amplifiers
    6. 12.6 Conversion efficiency
    7. 12.7 Class A push-pull amplifier
    8. 12.8 Class B amplifier
    9. 12.9 Other types of class B amplifiers
    10. 12.10 Class AB amplifiers
    11. 12.11 Tuned amplifiers
    12. 12.12 Single-tuned amplifier
    13. 12.13 Double-tuned amplifier
    14. 12.14 Stagger-tuned amplifier
    15. 12.15 Instability in tuned amplifiers
    16. Summary
    17. Solved problems
    18. Exercise problems
    19. Review questions
  19. Chapter 13. Operational Amplifiers
    1. 13.1 Introduction
    2. 13.2 Characteristics of ideal Op-Amp
    3. 13.3 Block diagram of Op-Amp
    4. 13.4 Differential amplifier
    5. 13.5 Error voltages and currents
    6. 13.6 AC parameters of Op-Amp
    7. 13.7 Mathematical computations using Op-Amp
    8. 13.8 Converters and Comparators
    9. Summary
    10. Solved problems
    11. Exercise problems
    12. Review questions
  20. Chapter 14. Cathode-ray Oscilloscope
    1. 14.1 Introduction
    2. 14.2 Two-dimensional motion of electron
    3. 14.3 Force and motion in magnetic field
    4. 14.4 Parallel electric and magnetic fields
    5. 14.5 Perpendicular electric and magnetic fields
    6. 14.6 Electrostatic deflection
    7. 14.7 Magnetic deflection
    8. 14.8 Electrostatic focusing
    9. 14.9 Magnetic focusing
    10. 14.10 Cathode-ray tube
    11. 14.11 Applications of Cathode-ray Oscilloscope
    12. Summary
    13. Solved problems
    14. Exercise problems
    15. Review questions
  21. Bibliography
  22. Acknowledgements
  23. Copyright