#### Signals and Systems 117 Question(s) | Weightage 12 (Marks)

Definitions and properties of Laplace transform
,
Continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series
,
Continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform
,
DFT and FFT
,
Z-transform
,
Sampling theorem
,
Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems
,
LTI definitions and properties
,
LTI property
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Property causality
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Stability
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Impulse response
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Convolution
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Poles and zeros
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Parallel and cascade structure
,
Frequency response
,
Group delay
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Phase delay
,
Signal transmission through LTI systems

#### Networks 97 Question(s) | Weightage 11 (Marks)

Network Solution Methods: Nodal and Mesh Analysis
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Network Theorems - Superposition, Thevenin and Norton’s Maximum Power Transfer
,
Wye-Delta Transformation
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Steady State Sinusoidal Analysis Using Phasors
,
Time Domain Analysis of Simple Linear Circuits
,
Solution of Network Equations using Laplace transform
,
Frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits
,
Linear 2-Port Network Parameters
,
Driving point and transfer functions
,
State equations for networks

#### Electronic Devices 86 Question(s) | Weightage 08 (Marks)

Energy Bands in Intrinsic and Extrinsic Silicon
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Carrier Transport: Diffusion Current, Drift Current, Mobility and Resistivity
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Generation and Recombination of Carriers
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Poisson and Continuity Equations
,
P-N Junction
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Zener Diode
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BJT
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MOS Capacitor
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MOSFET - LED
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Photo Diode and Solar Cell
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Integrated Circuits Fabrication Process: Oxidation, Diffusion, Ion Implantation, Photolithography, Twin-Tub CMOS Process

#### Analog Circuits 108 Question(s) | Weightage 13 (Marks)

Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes
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BJTs
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MOSFETs
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Simple diode circuits: Clipping, Clamping and Rectifier
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Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers
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Amplifiers-single-and multi-stage
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Amplifiers - differential and operational
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Amplifiers - feedback and power
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Frequency response of amplifiers
,
Simple op-amp circuits
,
Filters
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Sinusoidal oscillators
,
Criterion for oscillation
,
Single-transistor and op-amp configurations
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Function generators and wave-shaping circuits
,
555 Timers
,
Power Supplies: Ripple Removal and Regulation
,
Voltage Reference Circuits

#### Digital circuits 102 Question(s) | Weightage 12 (Marks)

Boolean algebra
,
Minimization of Boolean functions
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Logic gates
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Digital IC families (DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS, CMOS)
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Combinational circuits
,
Arithmetic circuits
,
Code converters
,
Multiplexers
,
Decoders
,
PROMs and PLAs
,
Sequential circuits
,
Latches and flip-flops
,
Counters and shift-registers
,
Sample and hold circuits
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ADCs, DACs
,
Semiconductor memories
,
Microprocessor(8085)
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8085 architecture
,
8085 programming
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8085 memory and IO interfacing

#### Control Systems 104 Question(s) | Weightage 12 (Marks)

Basic control system components
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Block diagrammatic description
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Reduction of block diagrams
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Open loop and closed loop (feedback) systems and stability analysis of these systems
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Signal flow graphs and their use in determining transfer functions of systems
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Transient and steady state analysis of LTI control systems and frequency response
,
Tools and techniques for LTI control system analysis
,
Root loci
,
Routh-Hurwitz criterion
,
Bode and Nyquist plots
,
Control system compensators
,
Elements of lead and lag compensation
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Elements of Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control
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State variable representation and solution of state equation of LTI control systems

#### Communications 112 Question(s) | Weightage 14 (Marks)

Random signals and noise
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Probability
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Random variables
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Probability density function
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Autocorrelation, power spectral density
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Analog communication systems
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Amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of these operations
,
Superheterodyne receivers
,
Elements of hardware
,
Realizations of analog communication systems
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Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM)
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Fundamentals of information theory and channel capacity theorem
,
Digital communication systems
,
Pulse code modulation (PCM)
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Differential pulse code modulation (DPCM)
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Digital modulation schemes
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Amplitude
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Phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK)
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Matched filter receivers
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Bandwidth consideration and probability of error calculations for these schemes
,
Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA and GSM.

#### Electromagnetics 102 Question(s) | Weightage 10 (Marks)

Elements of vector calculus
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Divergence and curl
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Gauss’ and Stokes’ theorems
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Maxwell’s equations
,
Differential and integral forms
,
Wave equation
,
Poynting vector
,
Plane waves
,
Propagation through various media
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Reflection and refraction
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Phase and group velocity
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Skin depth
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Transmission lines
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Characteristic impedance
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Impedance transformation
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Smith chart
,
Impedance matching
,
S parameters
,
Pulse excitation
,
Waveguides
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Modes in rectangular waveguides
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Boundary conditions
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Cut-off frequencies
,
Dispersion relations
,
Basics of propagation in dielectric waveguide and optical fibers
,
Basics of Antennas
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Dipole antennas
,
Radiation pattern
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Antenna gain