Basic electrical circuit analysis: Linear DC circuits. Voltage and
current sources. Kirckhoff's laws. Loop and node voltage analysis
methods. Thevenin's and Norton's theorems. The superposition theorem.
Capacitance and inductance. First and second order circuits. Transient
response of first and second order circuits.
AC circuits: Impedance. Sinusoids and phasors. Series and parallel
resonance. Passive filters.
Semiconductors: Carriers motion. PN junction. Built in
potential. Depletion capacitance. Reverse bias. Forward bias. Drift and
diffusion currents. Rectifiers. Zener diodes. Photoelectric devices.
Bipolar junction transistor (BJT) operation and various configurations.
DC current and voltage gains. Ebers-Moll model. BJT as a electronic
Operational amplifiers: Principles. Various configurations. Bias
and offset currents. Input offset voltage. Open and closed loop
response. Slew rate. Applications: analog comparators, photodiode
amplifier, precision rectifiers, peak detectors, sample and hold,
instrumentation amplifiers, first and second order active filters.
Thermal and shot noise. Linear and switching regulators. Digital to
analog and analog to digital converters.
Digital circuits: combinational logic circuits and synchronous
Applications in physics.
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