NPTEL Courses

Basic Electronics and Lab

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 nptel.ac.in )


Prof. T. S. Natarajan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras.

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Lecture 01 - Introduction to Basic Electronics