Engineering Subjects

Learn your electronics and electrical subjects

1. Basic Electronics :

  • Basics of semiconductors
  • Diode/Transistor basics and characteristics
  • Diodes for different uses
  • Junction & Field Effect Transistors
  • BJTs, JFETs, MOSFETs
  • Transistor amplifiers of different types
  • Oscillators and other circuits
  • Basics of Integrated Circuits
  • Bipolar, MOS and CMOS ICs
  • Basics of linear ICs
  • Operational amplifiers and their applications-linear/non-linear
  • Optical sources/detectors
  • Basics of Optical electronics and its applications.

2. Basic Electrical Engineering:

  • DC circuits-Ohm’s & Kirchhoff’s laws
  • Mesh and nodal analysis
  • Circuit theorems
  • Electro-magnetism
  • Faraday’s & Lenz’s laws
  • Induced EMF and its uses
  • Single-phase AC circuits
  • Transformers
  • Efficiency
  • Basics- DC machines
  • Induction machines and synchronous machines
  • Electrical power sources- basics
  • Hydroelectric, thermal, nuclear, wind, solar
  • Basics of batteries and their uses

3. Network Theory:

  • Network graphs & matrices
  • Wye-Delta transformation
  • Linear constant coefficient differential equations- time domain analysis of RLC circuits
  • Solution of network equations using Laplace transforms- frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits
  • 2-port network parameters-driving point & transfer functions;
  • State equations for networks
  • Steady state sinusoidal analysis.

4. Analog and Digital Circuits:

  • Small signal equivalent circuits of diodes
  • BJTS and FETs
  • Diode circuits for different uses
  • Biasing & stability of BJT & JFET amplifier circuits;
  • Analysis/design of amplifier- single/multi-stage
  • Feedback& uses
  • Active filters
  • Timers, multipliers, wave shaping, A/D-D/A converters
  • Boolean algebra & uses
  • Logic gates
  • Digital IC families
  • Combinatorial/sequential circuits
  • Basics of multiplexers
  • Counters/registers/ memories /microprocessors, design& applications.

5. Analog and Digital Communication Systems:

  • Random signals, noise, probability theory, information theory
  • Analog versus digital communication & applications:
  • Systems- AM, FM, transmitters/receivers, theory/practice/ standards, SNR comparison
  • Digital communication basics: Sampling, quantizing, coding, PCM, DPCM,
  • Multiplexing-audio/video
  • Digital modulation: ASK, FSK, PSK
  • Multiple access: TDMA, FDMA, CDMA
  • Optical communication: fiber optics, theory, practice/standards.

6. Control Systems:

  • Classification of signals and systems
  • Application of signal and system theory
  • System realization
  • Transforms& their applications
  • Signal flow graphs,
  • Routh-Hurwitz criteria, root loci, Nyquist/Bode plots
  • Feedback systems-open &close loop types, stability analysis, steady state, transient and frequency response analysis
  • Design of control systems, compensators, elements of lead/lag compensation, PID and industrial controllers.

7. Electro Magnetics:

  • Elements of vector calculus, Maxwell’s equations-basic concepts
  • Gauss, Stokes’ theorems
  • Wave propagation through different media
  • Transmission Lines- different types, basics, Smith’s chart, impedance matching/transformation, S-parameters, pulse excitation, uses
  • Waveguides-basics, rectangular types, modes, cut-off frequency, dispersion, dielectric types
  • Antennas-radiation pattern, monopoles/dipoles, gain, arrays-active/passive, theory, uses.

8. Advanced Electronics Topics:

  • VLSI technology: Processing, lithography, interconnects, packaging, testing
  • VLSI design: Principles, MUX/ROM/PLA-based design, Moore & Mealy circuit design
  • Pipeline concepts & functions
  • Design for testability, examples
  • DSP: Discrete time signals/systems, uses
  • Digital filters: FIR/IIR types, design, speech/audio/radar signal processing uses
  • Microprocessors & microcontrollers, basics, interrupts, DMA, instruction sets, interfacing
  • Controllers & uses
  • Embedded systems.