Office: Faculty Room, Old Building, Kathmandu Engineering College, Kalimati

Tel: 1508 (College PBX number)

E-mail: coursekec@gmail.com, ajay@keckist.edu.np

Office hours: 7 am-2 pm [Sun-Fri]

I will be taking the Power Electronics and Communication Part of this course. If you have questions regarding these portions of the course, feel free to contact me.

Class Hours and Class Rooms: As designated by the department

Relevant Books and Journals

1. Ajay Maharjan,Satish C Jha, Course Manual of Electronic Circuit II
2. Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith ,Microelectronic Circuits, Harcourt Brace College Publishers.
3. Jacob Millman,Integrated Electronics
4. M.H.Rashid, Power Electronics, Circuits, Devices and Applications, PHI
5. Simon Haykin, Communication Systems
6. IEEE Journal on Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics and Power Delivery

Relevant Papers

1. M. P. Bahrman, HVDC Transmission Overview, IEEE Trans. on Power Systems
2. Mukul M. Mahajan, Amanullah Maung Than Oo and Akhtar Kalam, Renewable Hydrogen Based Distributed Power Generation Systems, 3rd International Conference Journal on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004


Communication Systems Basics (handout)

Amplitude Modulation Basics (handout)

Low level-AM and High Level AM (refer to your classroom notes)

Frequency Modulation and Demodulation [Slope Detector, Balanced Freq. discriminator, PLL] (refer to your classroom notes)

Amplitude Modulation Circuit (slides) (handout)

Amplitude Demodulation Circuit (slides)

Receivers and Frequency Conversion Circuits (slides)

FM detectors (Foster Seeley and Ratio Detector) (Slides) (handout)

Power Electronics Introduction (Slides)

Special Purpose Diodes (Slides)

Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR) (Slides)

DIAC and TRIAC (slides)

Inverters (handout)

Choppers (Slides)

Tunnel Diodes Description ( in terms of energy band diagram) [handout]

Switching Regulators:- Buck Converter (notes) ..... Boost Converter (notes)..... Buck-Boost Converter (notes)

Transfer Function of first order PLL (notes)

Block Diagram of SMPS (notes).........TL494 SMPS Controller Datasheet (download)

Numerical Problems

Amplitude Modulation (Question) & (Solution)

Frequency Modulation Numericals (refer to your classroom notes)

SCR numericals (refer to your classsroom notes)


Assignment 1 (pdf)

Assignment 2 (pdf)