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SHREENIVASA ENGINEERING COLLEGE

(Approved by AICTE and Affiliated to Anna University)


B.Pallipatti, Bommidi, Papppireddipatti(Tk),Dharmapuri Dt, Tamilnadu-635 301
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
INTERNAL TEST-I
SUB : EC6202/ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND CIRCUITS
BRANCH/YEAR : EEE/II
PART-A
1. What is diffusion current in PN junction diode?
2. What is LED?
3. What is peak inverse voltage?
4. Define Knee voltage of a Diode.
5. What is zener breakdown?
6. Define Depletion Region in PN Junction Diode.
7. What is Barrier Potential?
8. Derive the ripple factor of full wave rectifier
9. What is meant by Diffusion Current in a Semi-conductor?
10. What are the applications of zener diode.
11. What is drift current?
12. Differentiate between Zener Breakdown and Avalanche breakdown.
13. Define Rectifiers.
14. Compare the various types of Rectifiers.
15. Define Voltage Regulators.
16. What is the necessity of Filters? List the types of Filters.
17. Compare rectifier and regulator
18. What are the advantages of LCD Displays?
19. What is transition capacitance?
20. What are the differences between the diffusion and transition capacitance.
PART-B
(8 Marks)
1. What is half wave rectifier, explain the working principle with neat sketch.
2. A voltage V=300 cos 100t is applied to a half wave rectifier, with R L=5K.The rectifier
may be represented by ideal diode in series with a resistance of 1K.calculate (i) Im (ii)
D.C power (iii) AC power (iv) Half wave Rectifier and Ripple factor.
3. Discuss the working principle ,Construction ,characteristics and applications of LED in
Detail
4. What is laser Diode, Explain its construction and working principle.
5. Comparison between HWR , FWR & Bridge Rectifier
(16 Marks)
1. With neat sketch explain the construction, operation and its characteristics of PN
junction diode .Also list its advantages, disadvantages and is applications.
2. Explain the operation of full wave rectifier with center tab transformer with neat circuit
diagram. Also derive the following for this rectifier (i) DC output voltage (ii) output
current (iii) RMS output voltage (iv) Ripple factor (v) Peak inverse Voltage
3. Explain the working of bridge rectifier. Give the expressions for RMS current, PIV, Ripple
Factor and efficiency.
4. With neat sketch explain the construction, operation and its characteristics of Zener
diode. Also list its advantages, disadvantages and is applications.
5. Explain the working of a Zener diode as a shunt regulator, what are the breakdown
mechanisms in a zener diode.
6. A full wave rectifier circuit is fed from a transformer having a center-tapped secondary
winding .the RMS voltage from either end of secondary to center tap is 20 V. If the
diode forward resistance is 3 and that of the half secondary is 5 ,for a load of 1K,
calculate (a) Power delivered to load (b)% Regulation at full load (c) Efficiency at a full
load, (d) TUF of secondary

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