Analog Circuits

By Prof. Jayanta Mukherjee   |   IIT Bombay
Learners enrolled: 7060
This course is designed as the introductory course on Analog Circuits for undergraduate students. It covers the basic components and methodologies used for Analog Design. Most of the portion deals with OPAMP based circuits. Later in the course some BJT based circuits are discussed.

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • VLSI design
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 12 Mar 2021
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Exam Date : 21 Mar 2021 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1: Introduction, Poles and Zeros, Ideal Opamp, Applications of OPAMP – Inverting and Non Inverting Amplifier
Week 2:
 Applications of OPAMP (..Contd) – Summer Amplifier, Difference Amplifier, Integrator, Differentiator
Week 3: 
Non Idealities in an OPAMP – Finite Gain, Bandwidth, Slew Rate, Saturation, Offset Voltage, Bias Current
Week 4: 
Bode Plots, Frequency Response, Millers Theorem, Feedback, Effect of Feedback
Week 5: 
Stability, Nyquist Plot, Phase Margin, Gain margin, Frequency Compensation
Week 6: 
Filter Design, Butterworth and Chebyshev Filters Non Linear Applications of Filters – Limiters, Oscillators, Multivibrators
Week 7: 
Diodes, Basic BJT Circuits
Week 8: 
Basic BJT based circuits

 Vishakha Pandey

Vishakha Pandey is pursuing her PhD from Electrical Engineering Department, IIT-Bombay. She has completed her M-Tech degree in 2019 from CSRE Department, IIT-Bombay specializing in Geoinformatics and Natural Resources. She has been awarded teaching assistantship for numerous courses like Introduction to Machine Learning, Introduction to Electrical and Electronic circuits, Satellite Image Processing, Remote Sensing and GIS application to cryosphere and Scattering models in Microwave Remote Sensing. She has one journal publication, has attended one international conference and two national conferences. She has successfully completed and been awarded for numerous projects like “Glacier Mass balance studies in Sikkim Himalayan Region from 2000-2014”, “Indigenous Development of Through the Earth (TTE) Two Way Voice Communication System for Underground Mines” and “Green Energy prospect for MMMUT”. She is in process of Patenting one of her Ideas. She is always Enthusiastic to teach and loves to interact with her students to solve their doubts. 

Vivek Tamrakar

Vivek Tamrakar did B.E. in Electrical & Electronics from Shri Shanakaracharya College of Engg & Tech in 2012. After getting a good rank in GATE 2013, started pursuing M.Tech from NIT Bhopal and graduated in 2015. He has teaching experience of two years (Feb`16—Dec`17) during which he taught topics related to basic electronics and circuits. He joined IIT B as a Ph.D Scholar in Electrical Dept. in Jan`18. He has already been a TA for Analog Circuits in 2020.

Books and references

1.Microelectronic Circuits : Theory and Applications, by sedra and smith,
2.Fundamentals of Electric Circuits by Alexander and Sadiku,

3.Analog Integrated Circuit Design, by Johns and Martin,

4.Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, by Grey, Hurst and Mayer

Instructor bio

Prof. Jayanta Mukherjee

IIT Bombay
Prof. Jayanta Mukherjee is an Associate Professor, at the department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. His research interests are in the field of RF circuit design and Microwave Engineering. He has a keen interest in product design and has delivered a number of products to organizations such as BARC, and ISRO. He also actively collaborates with the private sector in India. Professor Mukherjee has won a number of research awards, has published extensively and is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 21 March 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Bombay.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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