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Characteristics of PN Junction Diode


1. Define depletion region of a diode?
2. What is meant by transition & space charge capacitance of a diode?
3. Is the V-I relationship of a diode is Linear ?
4. Define cut-in voltage of a diode.
5. Specify the cut-in voltage values for Si and Ge diodes?
6. What are the applications of a p-n diode?
7. Draw the ideal characteristics of P-N junction diode?
8. What is the diode equation?
9. What is PIV?
10. What is the break down voltage?
11. What is the effect of temperature on PN junction diodes?
2. Zener diode Characteristics & Regulator using Zener diode

1. What type of temperature Coefficient does the zener diode have?


2. If the impurity concentration is increased, how the depletion width effected?
3. Does the dynamic impendence of a zener diode vary?
4. Explain briefly about avalanche and zener breakdowns?
5. Draw the zener equivalent circuit?
6. Differentiate between line regulation & load regulation?
7. In which region zener diode can be used as a regulator?
8. How the breakdown voltage of a particular diode can be controlled?
9. What type of temperature coefficient does the Avalanche breakdown has?
10. By what type of charge carriers the current flows in zener and avalanche breakdown
diodes?

3. Common Emitter input-output Characteristics

1. What is the range of for the transistor?

2. What are the input and output impedances of CE configuration?

3. Identify various regions in the output characteristics?

4. what is the relation between and

5. Define current gain in CE configuration?

6. Why CE configuration is preferred for amplification?


7. What is the phase relation between input and output?

8. Draw diagram of CE configuration for PNP transistor?

4. Common Base input-output Characteristics


1. Why CC Configuration is called emitter follower?
2. Can we use CC configuration as an amplifier?
3. What is the need for analyzing the transistor circuits using different parameters?
4. What is the significance of hybrid model of a transistor?
5. Is there any phase shift between input and output in CC configuration?
6. What are the applications of CC configuration?
7. Compare the voltage gain and input and output impedances of CE and CC
configurations. BJT is a current controlled device. Justify.

5. FET Characteristics

1. What are the advantages of FET?


2. Different between FET and BJT?
3. Explain different regions of V-I characteristics of FET?
4. What are the applications of FET?
5. What are the types of FET?
6. Draw the symbol of FET.
7. What are the disadvantages of FET?
8. What are the parameters of FET?

6. SCR Characteristics

7. Clipper and Clamper

1. What are the types of clipper?


2. What is mean by biased clipper?
3. What are the types of biased clipper?
4. What are the applications of clipper circuits?
5. What are the types of clamper?
6. What are the applications of clamper circuits?
8. Verifications of Thevinin & Norton theorem
1. State Thevenins theorem
2. Draw Thevenins equivalent circuit.
3. What are advantages of Thevenins theorem?
4. What is limitations Thevenins theorem?
5. How will you calculate the Thevenin equivalent resistance?
6. State Nortons theorem
7. Draw Nortons equivalent circuit.
8. What are advantages of Nortons theorem?
9. What is limitations Nortons theorem?
10. How will you calculate the Nortons equivalent resistance?

9. Verifications of KVL & KCL


State KVL.
State KCL.

10. Verifications of Super Position Theorem.

11. verifications of maximum power transfer & reciprocity theorem

12. Determination of Resonance Frequency of Series & Parallel RLC Circuits

13. Full wave rectifier


1. What is the PIV of Bridge rectifier?
2. What is the efficiency of Bridge rectifier?
3. What are the advantages of Bridge rectifier?
4. What is the difference between the Bridge rectifier and fullwaverectifier?
5. What is the o/p frequency of Bridge Rectifier?
6. What is the disadvantage of Bridge Rectifier?
7. What is the maximum secondary voltage of a transformer?
8. What are the different types of the filters?
9. What is the difference between the Bridge rectifier and half wave Rectifier?
10. What is the maximum DC power delivered to the load?
14. Half wave rectifier

1. Define regulation of the full wave rectifier?


2. Define peak inverse voltage (PIV)? And write its value for Full-wave rectifier?
3. If one of the diode is changed in its polarities what wave form would you get?
4. Does the process of rectification alter the frequency of the waveform?
5. What is ripple factor of the Full-wave rectifier?
6. What is the necessity of the transformer in the rectifier circuit?
7. What are the applications of a rectifier?
8. What is ment by ripple and define Ripple factor?
9. Explain how capacitor helps to improve the ripple factor?
10. Can a rectifier made in INDIA (V=230v, f=50Hz) be used in USA (V=110v, f=60Hz)?

11. In a half-wave rectifier, the load current flows for only the …………………………………….. of the
input signal.
12. A half-wave rectifier is equivalent to a ……………………… circuit.
13. The output of a half-wave rectifier is suitable for running …........... motors.
14. The DC output polarity from a half-wave rectifier can be reversed by reversing the
………………….… 5. In a half wave rectifier if a resistance equal to load resistance is connected
in parallel with the diode then the circuit will ………………………………………….
15. The efficiency and ripple factor of a half-wave rectifier is ………………… and ………………..
16. The main job of a voltage regulator is to provide a nearly …….…………… output voltage.
17. In a Zener diode voltage regulator, the diode regulates so long as it is kept in …………………..
bias condition.
18. In Zener diode regulator, the maximum load current which can be supplied to load resistor
is limited in between ………………….. and ……………………….
19. The percentage voltage regulation of voltage supply providing 100 V unloaded and 95 V at
full load is …………………………………