ELECTRONICS AND INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING

Laboratories/ Centre of Excellence:

 

S. No.

Name of the Laboratory

Area in sq. ft.

Investment

INR (Lakhs)

1.

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

2194

74.28

2.

Electronics & Microcontrollers Laboratory

1134

48.59

3.

Field Instrumentation Laboratory

1347

36.52

4.

KCT Virtual Instrumentation Academy

540

38.20

5.

KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration (Electro-Technical, Thermal and Pressure)

734

37.60

6.

Process Dynamics and Control Laboratory

2097

33.77

7.

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

1087

20.92

8.

Sensors & Transducers Laboratory

921

13.29

9.

Project Laboratory

904

9.85

Total Area in sq. ft.

10958

313.02

 

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized

 
 

1.Yokogawa Distributed Control System – Centum VP

2.Coupled Quadruple Tank System

3. Conical Tank Interacting System

4. HP 18.5 ProLiant  ML330 G6 Server  with 60 Computer Systems

5.  COMSOL Multiphysics Version 5.4 Software – 30 User License

6.  MATLAB / SIMULINK Software – 250 User Campus Wide License

7. NI LabVIEW Software – 50 User License

Odd Semester

U14EIP702- Industrial Automation Lab

Even Semester

 U15EIP402- Control Systems Lab

U15CSP202-Problem Solving

Technique              

U14EIP801-Project Work

                            

 

Electronics & Microcontrollers Laboratory 

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1.   ARM Keil Software -25 User License

2.   Scientech Caddo 4210 Function Generator

3.    Keysight DSOX 2002A 70 MHz, 2 Channel DSO with Built in FG, DVM, EDK

4.    Scientific make Dual Trace CRO 30 MHz

5.    NI-MyDAQ

6.    Texas make Evaluation Boards for Microcontroller – ARM, PIC and ARM Cortex

7.    NI MultiSim Software 25 User License with 26 Computer Systems

Odd Semester

·         U15EIP501- Microprocessors and     Microcontrollers Lab

·         U15EIP301- Analog Electronics Lab

·         U17EII3201 – Analog Electronics Lab

·         U14EIP701- Embedded Lab

Even Semester

·         U15EIP401- Integrated Circuits   Lab 

·         U17EII4202 – Digital Fundamentals and Microprocessors Lab

·         U18EII2201- Foundation in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Lab

 

Field Instrumentation Laboratory

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1.   Measurement Rig – Level and Flow Pilot Plant

2.    Measurement Trainer Modules for Different Types of Process Variables

3.    Visible Spectrophotometer

4.    Nine Computer Systems

Odd Semester

U15EIP502- Industrial Instrumentation Lab

Even Semester

U14EIP602- Industrial Instrumentation Lab

 

KCT Virtual Instrumentation Academy 

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1. NI ELVIS II+ Board – 3 Nos.

2. cDAQ-9178, Compact DAQ Chassis (8 slot USB) – 10 Nos.

3. Smart Camera Evaluation Kit

   Crio-9074 Compact RIO Controller and Chassis Integrated System 400 MHz PowerPC controller 2M Gate FPGA (8 slots)

4. LabVIEW Robotics sbRIO Starter Kit

5. NI PCI-6221 16-Bit 250 kS/s 16 Analog Inputs

6. Quanser QNET DC Motor Control Board for NI ELVIS LabVIEW Control Design & Simulation Module & PID Tool Kit

7. Quanser QNET Rotary Inverted Pendulum Board for NI ELVIS LabVIEW Control Design & Simulation Module & PID Tool Kit

 

Even Semester

U15EIP602- Data Acquisition Lab

 

U17EII4203- Modelling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems Lab

 

Process Dynamics and Control Laboratory 

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1.    Process Station – Temperature, Pressure, Level & Flow

2.    Process Controller Simulator

3. Level Controller (Interacting & Non-Interacting)

4. Control Valve Test Rig

5. Split Range Control Rig

6. Ratio Control Rig

7. Digital Storage Oscilloscope

8. DAQ Card (USB Device)

9. Customized Process Station with Accessories – Spherical Tank System

10.GE-Fanuc Distributed Control System

11. GE-Fanuc PLC with Bottle Filling System

12. Eight Computer Systems

Even Semester

U14EIP601-Process Control Lab U15EIP601- Process Control Lab

 

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1. Simatics S7 1200 PLC with HMI

2. Simatics S7 1500 PLC

    Siemens Logo PLC

3. Nineteen Computer Systems

Odd Semester

U15EIIN02- PLC – One Credit Course

U15EIIN03- Field Instruments and Process Control Instrumentation

 

Sensors & Transducers Laboratory 

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1. VI Trainer Module for Different Sensors

2. VI Bridge Circuit Module

3. Scientech 2311 Sensor Modules with Communication Facility with Computer Systems

4. Scientech 2311– Various Sensors

5.  Ten Computer Systems

Odd Semester

 U15EIP302-Transducer and Measurements Lab

 U17EII3202- Sensors and Measurements Lab

 U17EII3203 – Measurements and Sensors Lab

Even Semester

U17EII4201- Electronic Signal Conditioning Lab

 

Project Laboratory

 

Name of the Important Equipment

Weekly Utilization Status (all the Courses for which the Lab is Utilized)

 
 

1. PCB Prototyping Machine

2. MSO Inbuilt -16 channel & 2 channel

3. Mini Lathe Machine – 2 feet

4. Bosch Grinding Machine and Jig Saw Machine

5. Weldon Welding Machine – Single Phase

6. Drilling Machine

7. Beetech Soldering Station

8. Boring Tool

Odd Semester

U15EIP701-Project Phase I

U17INI3600 – Engineering Clinics –

U18INI1600- Engineering Clinics – I                         

Even Semester

U15EIP801-Project Phase II

U17INI4600- Engineering Clinics – II                 U18INI2600- Engineering Clinics – II                               

 

Research Laboratories 

The infrastructure and laboratory facilities are upgraded from time to time and provide adequate opportunities for students and researchers to learn and innovate. Well established laboratories are equipped with instruments for pursuing research in core areas of electronics and instrumentation engineering.

The department owns Centre’s of Excellence and Laboratories established with the support of core Industries who are the world leaders and pioneers in their respective field. These facilities cater to the needs of researchers and students for pursuing research with the state-of-the-art equipment.

 The details of the Centres of Excellence and Laboratories are given below:

S. No.

Name of the Centre of Excellence and Research Laboratory

Name of the Supporting Industry

Major Equipment Cost in Lakhs of Rupees

1

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

M/s. Siemens Limited

20.92

2

KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration (Electro-Technical, Thermal and Pressure)

M/s. Fluke Corporation

35.50

3

KCT Virtual Instrumentation Academy

M/s. National Instruments

52.58

4

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

M/s. Yokogawa India Limited

72.34

5

Project Laboratory

8.40

Major Equipment Cost in Lakhs of Rupees

189.74

 

Details of Research Laboratories

Some of the key facilities available for pursuing research are given in the following Table:

S. No.

Name of the Equipment / Facility

Reasons for Creating Facility

Utilisation

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

1

 

·     Logo (3 Units)

·     Simatics S7 1200 with HMI (6 Units)

·     Simatics S7 1500

·     (2 Units)

Students and Scholars can

·     Learn in-depth, the working and programming of PLCs

·     Build applications of PLCs

·     Do research work 

 

Faculty Members can

·    Do consultancy work for industries

·    Do research work 

·    Conduct hands on training Programs for students of neighbouring institutions and also industry personnel

·     Integrated with curriculum

·     Faculty development Programs

·     Value added Programs for students and industry personnel

·     Project and Product development by students

KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration (Electro-Technical, Thermal and Pressure)

2

·      Electrical Calibration Test Bench

·      Temperature Calibration Bath

·      Pressure Calibration Test Bench

·      RTD PT 100, N Type Thermocouple

·      FLUKE make Digital Multimeter (model 107)

·      FLUKE make Digital Multimeter (model 106)

·      Autonics Timer and Lutron Lux Meter

·      Digital Vernier Caliper

·      Thermo Hygrometer

·      To become NABL Accredited Calibration Centre

·      To conduct PMKVY Technician course

·      To provide Internship opportunities to the students

·      Conduct hands on training Programs for students of neighbouring institutions and also industry personnel

·      Industries and institutes can be benefited by calibrating their instruments on chargeable basis. This will become a revenue centre

·      Useful in research for automating the calibration process

·      Useful for studying and validating the static characteristics of industrial instruments

 

·     Integrated with curriculum

·     Faculty development Programs

·     Value added Programs for students and industry personnel

·     Project and Product development by students

·     Calibration services for industries and institutes

KCT Virtual Instrumentation Laboratory

3

·     Scientech 2311

·     Sensors Lab Kit

·     COMSOL 5.4

·     MATLAB/SIMULINK

·     LabVIEW –  Circuit Design Suite

Students and Scholars can

·        Learn in-depth, the programming skills in LabVIEW, COMSOL and MATLAB/SIMULINK

·        Build Virtual Instrumentation applications

·        Design and Test Sensors and Micro sensors

·        Do Mini and Capstone Projects

 

Faculty Members can

·        Do consultancy work for industries

·        Do research work

·        Conduct hands on training Programs for students of neighbouring institutions and also industry personnel

·     Value added Programs for students and industry personnel

·     Integrated with curriculum

·     Project and Product development by students

·     Faculty development Programs

 

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

4

·      Yokogawa DCS

·      Two tank Interacting System (Conical Tank System)

·      Coupled Tank System (Four Tank System)

 

Students and Scholars can

·        Learn and use VTU and V-Lab facility available at College of Engineering, Pune

·        Design and automate industrial process applications

·        Do Minor and Capstone Projects

·        Do research work

 

Faculty Members can

·       Conduct hands on training Programs for students of neighbouring institutions and also industry personnel

·       Do consultancy work for industries

·       Do research work

·     Value added Programs for students and industry personnel

·     Integrated with curriculum

·     Project and Product development by students

·     Faculty development Programs

 

Project Laboratory

5

·     Weldon single phase welding machine

·     Mini lathe machine

·     Mixed Signal Oscilloscope (Inbuilt 16 channel)

·     Mixed Signal Oscilloscope (Inbuilt 2 channel)

·     PCB prototype machine

Students can

·    Do Micro Projects during I, II year of study

·    Do Mini Projects as a part of curriculum requirement in the Laboratories

·    Do Capstone Projects in the final year of study

·    Do Inter Departmental Projects

·    Do research work

·     Integrated with curriculum

·     Project and Product development by students

 

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