ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING

Industry Supported Laboratories

To meet the current demands of the industries, the department has taken initiatives to establish the following centres of excellence and laboratories supported by industries.

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

Supporting Industry: M/s. Yokogawa India Limited

Year of Establishment: 2016

Total Investment: INR 1 Crore

Yokogawa Centre of Excellence in Distributed Control Systems

 

KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration

Supporting Industry: M/s. Fluke Corporation

Year of Establishment: 2017

Total Investment: INR 50 Lakhs

KCT-Fluke Centre of Excellence in Calibration

 

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

Supporting Industry: M/s. Siemens Limited

Year of Establishment: 2018

Total Investment: INR 25 Lakhs

Siemens PLC Automation Laboratory

 

Industry Academia Interaction

A long-term and sustainable collaboration with continuous engagement is going on between many leading core Industries and the E&I Department. This helps to ensure industrial relevance in academic delivery and research.

Hence, E&I Department initiated the Industry Academia interaction by hosting KCT Industry Academia Meets – Instrumentation during 2016 and 2017. The main objectives are

  • To leverage and collect experiences and lessons from successful collaboration between Industry and Academia.
  • To recast the structure of the current syllabi which matches the expectations of new trends.
  • To develop a choice of opportunity to be interned in the reputed companies.
  • To exchange information among renowned professional from product and application industries, academicians and administrators in the area of Electronics, Instrumentation, Control and Automation.

 

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 – Instrumentation

Number of Companies / Institutes Participated

S. No.

Speaker

Title

1.       

Mr. Anand Rajkumar, Yokogawa India Limited

Trends in Automation

30 major companies in the field of Instrumentation & Automation

2.       

Mr. Mohan Kumar Rangaraj, Pricol Limited

Smart Instrumentation in Automation

3.       

Mr. Praveen Pai, Siemens India Ltd.

Trends in Industrial Automation

4.       

Mr. Anand Kustagi, Rockwell Automation

Advancement in PCS

5.       

Dr. M. A. Kumar , Infosys

Shaping the future – Industrial IOT

   And many more….

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2017 – Instrumentation

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KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation

S. No.

Speaker

Title

Number of Companies / Institutes participated

1.       

Dr.Umapathy, HoD, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, NIT, Trichy

Guidelines for outcome-based education in Instrumentation perspectives

10 major companies in the field of Instrumentation & Automation and

15 Institutes

2.       

Mr. B. Sundareswaran, Deputy Manager, Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd.

Electrical Engineering and Measurements

3.       

Dr. Kumar Rajamani, architecture, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions

Signal processing

4.       

Mr. Srinivasan Gurumurthy, Petrofac, Chennai

Instrumentation system design

5.       

Mr. A. Gowthaman, Deputy Manager, CPCL

Digital Control System

6.       

Mrs. S. N. Kavitha, Director-STEPS, Texas Instruments

Analog Electronics & Power Devices

7.       

Mr. M. Sethuramalingam, Head, Electrical & Control System Dept., Kavin Engineering

Safety Instrumentation

8.       

Mr. S. Manohar, Assistant Manager, Yokogawa India Ltd.

Process Automation

9.       

Mr. Praveen Pai and his team from Siemens

PLC Training and Automation Drives

 

10.   

Dr. Sudhir Agashe, College of Engineering, Pune

V Lab session, a live Skype chat

KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation

Snap Shots of KCT Industry Academia Meet 2016 – Instrumentation

 

Partial delivery of the courses by Industry

One Credit Courses

As per the institutional regulation, students can also opt for one credit industry oriented courses for a minimum of 15 hours duration, which will be offered by experts from industry on specialized topics apart from the prescribed courses of study of the programme. Students can complete such one credit courses during the semesters 5 to 7 as and when these courses are offered by any of the departments.  There is no limit on the number of one credit courses a student can register and successfully complete during the above period.

Steps involved in designing and assessment of one credit courses:

Step1: The HOD and industry expert shall decide name and syllabi of the one credit course.

Step2: The concerned HOD collects the name list of the students those are interested in attending the above course. Each batch consists of 10 to 30 students.

Step3: The course shall be taught by industry experts as a course teacher.

Step4: The course teacher shall give assignments and conduct internal test 1&2 and viva voce.

Step5: The Course end examination shall be conducted and the evaluation will be done by the same industry expert.

Only one course  end examination  (for one and a half hours)

50 Marks

Proposed frame work for question paper and marks distribution

Objective type questions (20 x 1 mark)

20 Marks

Application oriented questions (3 x 10 marks)

30 marks

Total

50 marks

Evaluation Procedure for One Credit Courses

The following are the one credit courses offered by the industry.

Code No.

Course Title

Industry that offers the Course

U14EIIN01

Programmable Logic Controller

M/s. Siemens Limited
130, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli

Mumbai – 400 018

U14EIIN02

DCS Fundamentals and Industrial Communication Protocol

M/s. Yokogawa India Limited

No 115 Kothari Building 2nd Floor, Mahatma Gandhi Salai, Nungambakkam

Chennai – 600034

U14EIIN03

Field Instruments and Process Control Instrumentation

M/s. Honeywell Automation India Limited

EON Free Zone, Kharadi

Pune – 411014

 

Industry Offered One Credit Courses

Laboratory Courses

Apart from these, the personnel from specific industries were invited to handle a few laboratory courses.

  • U13EIP502 Data Acquisition and Simulation Laboratory

    The course was handled by Mr. V. Sunil Kumar, M/s. VI Solutions, Bangalore (Technical Partners of M/s. National Instruments)

  • U13EIP501 Microprocessor and Microcontroller Laboratory

The course was handled by Ms. Kavitha, M/s. STEPS Knowledge Services Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore (Technical Partners of M/s. Texas Instruments)

In addition, many guest speakers were invited from various industrial sectors to deliver lectures and conduct workshops. This methodology provides the students with right blend of theoretical and contemporary practices in the industry.

 

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Industries

Objectives of MoU are

  • To train the students in the field of Distributed Control Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers (Industrial Automation)
  • To provide an insight in the latest developments / requirements of the industries
  • To provide an exposure to the students for getting a smooth transition from academic to work career
  • To arrange Joint Seminars from field personalities and to share their knowledge with students
  • To provide guest lecture(s), internship for the students on mutually agreeable terms and conditions with placement assistance

MoUs signed with       M/s. Yokogawa India Ltd.,                M/s. Siemens India Ltd. 

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