Introduction to BJT Amplifiers and Operational Amplifiers
Free online course on the basic operation of the BJT amplifier, as well as the operation of operational amplifiers.Publisher: NPTEL
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In this course, you will learn about the basic operation of the BJT amplifier, and also, how the gain is affected by various parameters. Improved biasing schemes, and also, an introduction to the basic form of the BJT small signal model will also be covered in this course. Then, the course will teach you about the common emitter amplifier, and also, combining the DC and the AC solutions.
This course will also teach you about an introduction to the general representation of an amplifier, and also, the advantages of an operational amplifier or op-amp. The op-amp circuit analysis, input and output resistances of the non-inverting amplifier will also be covered in the course. Lastly, you will learn about the operation of the summer, as well as the common-mode rejection ratio or CMRR.
This course is important for learners who want to understand the basic operations of the BJT amplifier. You will also gain an understanding of the operations and advantages of the operational amplifiers or op-amps. Begin this course now to understand the working principles of the BJT amplifier and operational amplifiers.Start Course Now
BJT Amplifiers - Learning Outcomes
BJT Amplifier I
BJT Amplifier II
BJT Amplifier III
BJT Amplifier IV
BJT Amplifier V
BJT Amplifier VI
BJT Amplifier VII
BJT Amplifiers - Lesson Summary
Introduction to Op-Amps
Introduction to Op-Amps - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Op-Amps
Op-Amp Circuits I
Op-Amp Circuits II
Op-Amp Circuits III
Introduction to Op-Amps - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the major applications of BJT or even other transistors is amplification.
- Discuss the effect of DC bias on the collector current waveform.
- Examine the simple biasing scheme which is very sensitive to the β of the transistor.
- Discuss how to derive the most basic form of the BJT small-signal model.
- Examine combining the DC and the AC solutions for an amplifier to obtain a complete solution.
- Discuss the general representation of an amplifier.
- Examine the advantages of operational amplifiers or Op-Amps.
- Discuss the two op-amp based amplifier configurations; the inverting and non-inverting amplifiers.
- Discuss the input and output resistances of the non-inverting amplifier.
- Identify the merit for amplifiers namely the common-mode rejection ratio or CMRR.
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