Electronics and Communication Engg - GATE 2012 Paper Solution

Question No. 1

The current ib through the base of a silicon npn transistor is 1+0.1 cos(10000πt) mA. At 300 K, the rπ in the small signal model of the transistor is

Question No. 2

The power spectral density of a real process X(t) for positive frequencies is shown below. The values of E[X2(t)] and |E[X(t)]| , respectively, are

Question No. 3

In a baseband communications link, frequencies upto 3500 Hz are used for signaling. Using a raised cosine pulse with 75% excess bandwidth and for no inter-symbol interference, the maximum possible signaling rate in symbols per second is

Question No. 4

A plane wave propagating in air with E=8a^x+6a^y+5a^zejwt+3x-4y V/m is incident on a perfectly conducting slab positioned at x0.The E field of the reflected wave is

Question No. 5

The electric field of a uniform plane electromagnetic wave in free space, along the positive x direction, is given by E=10a^y+ja^ze-j25x.The frequency and polarization of the wave, respectively, are

Question No. 6

Consider the given circuit.

In this circuit, the race around

Question No. 7

The output Y of a 2-bit comparator is logic 1 whenever the 2-bit input A is greater than the 2-bit input B. The number of combinations for which the output is logic 1, is

Question No. 8

The i-v characteristics of the diode in the circuit given below are

i=v-0.7500A,v0.7v0 A,v<0.7v

The current in the circuit is

Question No. 9

In the following figure, C1 and C2 are ideal capacitors. C1 has been charged to 12 V before the ideal switch S is closed at t = 0. The current i(t) for all t is

Question No. 10

The average power delivered to an impedance (4-j3)Ω by a current 5cos100πt+100A is

Question No. 11

The unilateral Laplace transform of f (t) is 1s2+s+1. The unilateral Laplace transform of t f (t) is

Question No. 12

With initial condition x(1)=0.5 , the solution of the differential equation,

tdxdt+x=t is

Question No. 13

The diodes and capacitors in the circuit shown are ideal. The voltage v(t) across the diode D1 is

Question No. 14

In the circuit shown

Question No. 15

A source alphabet consists of N symbols with the probability of the first two symbols being the same. A source encoder increases the probability of the first symbol by a small amount ε and decreases that of the second by ε. After encoding, the entropy of the source

Question No. 16

A coaxial cable with an inner diameter of 1 mm and outer diameter of 2.4 mm is filled with a dielectric of relative permittivity 10.89. Given μ0=4π×10-7H/m, ε0=10-936πF/m, the characteristic impedance of the cable is

Question No. 17

The radiation pattern of an antenna in spherical co-ordinates is given by


The directivity of the antenna is

Question No. 18

If xn=1/3n-1/2nun, then the region of convergence (ROC) of its Z-transform in the Z-plane will be

Question No. 19

In the sum of products function f(X,Y,Z)=2,3,4,5,the prime implicants are

Question No. 20

A system with transfer function


is excited by sinωt. The steady-state output of the system is zero at