Basic Electronics and Lab

Basic Electronics and Lab. Instructor: Prof. T. S. Natarajan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. This course provides an understanding of basic principles of electronic devices and circuits.

Passive Components: Resistors, Capacitors, inductors, Semiconductor Diodes, Different types of these components and their applications, Ohm's law, related theorems like Thevenin's, Norton's, Maximum Power transfer, etc.
Active Components: Transistors, FET, UJT and SCR. Brief introduction and simple applications.
Operational Amplifiers: Operational amplifiers, Op Amp characteristics, Feed-back, Different Feedback configurations, Current-to-voltage and Voltage-to-current converters, voltage amplifier and current amplifiers, Mathematical operations, summing, differential, Integrating amplifiers, Instrumentation amplifiers, Comparators, Relaxation oscillators, RC-Oscillators, Active filters. (from

Introduction to Basic Electronics

Lecture 01 - Introduction to Basic Electronics
Lecture 02 - Electronic Devices: Resistors, Ohm's Law, Ideal Voltage Source
Lecture 03 - Electronic Devices: Resistors in Series and Parallel, Capacitors, Coils
Lecture 04 - Kirchoff's Laws, Maximum Power Transfer Theorem, Superposition Theorem
Lecture 05 - Thevenin's Theorem
Lecture 06 - Diodes: Vacuum Tube Diodes, Semiconductor Diodes
Lecture 07 - Application of Diodes: Diode as a Rectifier, Half and Full Wave Rectifiers, Bridge Rectifier
Lecture 08 - Wave Shaping using Diodes, Voltage Multiplier, Diode as Voltage Doubler
Lecture 09 - Applications of Zener Diode: Zener Diode as Regulator
Lecture 10 - Transistors
Lecture 11 - Transistor Biasing - Common Emitter Circuits, Fixed Bias, Collector to Base Bias
Lecture 12 - Transistor Biasing (Emitter Current Biasing), Transistor Amplifiers
Lecture 13 - Basic Characteristic of an Amplifier, Common Emitter Amplifier
Lecture 14 - Hybrid Equivalent Circuit, H- Parameters
Lecture 15 - Circuit Analysis using H-parameters
Lecture 16 - Frequency Response of Amplifiers
Lecture 17 - Frequency Analysis
Lecture 18 - Power Amplifiers
Lecture 19 - Differential Amplifiers
Lecture 20 - Integrated Circuits, Introduction to Operational Amplifier
Lecture 21 - Typical Characteristics of Operational Amplifiers
Lecture 22 - Four Types of Feedback
Lecture 23 - Four Types of Feedback (cont.), Mathematical Operations
Lecture 24 - Mathematical Operations: Summing Amplifier, The Averager, D/A Converter
Lecture 25 - Mathematical Operations: Difference Amplifier, Integration Amplifier
Lecture 26 - Mathematical Operations: Differentiation Amplifier, Applications
Lecture 27 - Characteristics of Operational Amplifiers
Lecture 28 - Characteristics of Operational Amplifiers: Output Resistance, CMRR
Lecture 29 - Characteristics of Op-Amps: Transfer Characteristics, Gain Bandwidth, Slew Rate
Lecture 30 - Op-Amps: Inverter/Non-inverter Circuits
Lecture 31 - Applications of Op-Amps: Instrumentation, Transducers, Current Booster
Lecture 32 - Nonlinear Op-Amp Circuits: Comparators
Lecture 33 - Nonlinear Op-Amp Circuits: Window Comparator, Relaxation Oscillator
Lecture 34 - Active Diode Circuits: Wave Rectifier, Active Peak Detector, Clipper and Clamper
Lecture 35 - Oscillators: Phase Shift, Wein Bridge, Twin-T
Lecture 36 - Logarithmic and Antilogarithmic Amplifier
Lecture 37 - Filters: Low, High, Band Pass, Band Stop
Lecture 38 - Unit junction Transistor (UJT)
Lecture 39 - Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR)
Lecture 40 - Field Effect Transistor (FET)

Basic Electronics and Lab
Instructor: Prof. T.S. Natarajan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. This course provides an understanding of basic principles of electronic devices and circuits.