Electronics and Instrumentation (EI) Department
The Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (EIE) was established in the year 2001 with an initial intake of 60 students for UG degree programme with the approval from AICTE. Eight batches of students have passed out from the department. The department has a team of highly qualified, dedicated and motivated faculty.
The department has well equipped laboratories, classrooms, faculty rooms, Computer centre and departmental library. Various subjects are taught in the department which includes Process and Digital Control System, Digital Signal Processing, Biomedical Instrumentation, Measurement Sciences & Techniques, Electronic Instrumentation, Analytical Instrumentation, VLSI Technology and Design, Embedded Systems etc. Course plan of the subjects is designed with an objective to make students aware with practical aspects of the Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering and make them comfortable with technical environment prevailing in the instrumentation and automation industry.
To make students familiar with the industrial culture and latest happing in the field of instrumentation engineering, the department organizes industrial visits, workshops and guest lectures by experts and eminent persons from academia and industry. Extra classes are held for needy students. The department prepares the graduates to undertake design, research and maintenance activities to choose their careers in industries based on Automation and Control, Robotics, Analytical, Biomedical and as well as industries which offers technical solutions in the field of Signal Processing, VLSI and embedded systems etc. Research area under which faculties have expertise includes artificial intelligence, control system, signal processing and System on Chip (SoC).
Medi-Caps Group Group of Institution
Dr. D K Panda
Education: AMETE, ME, PhD
Dr Debendra Kumar Panda has done
Ph.D. in Microwave Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and Master of Engineering in
Digital Systems and Instrumentation from Bengal Engineering College (DU),
Howrah. His subject of interest includes Antenna and Wave Propagation, Digital
Signal Processing, Analog Communication and Digital Electronics. His research
area includes design of waveguides.
|Name||Institute Name||Designation||Qualifiction||Total Experience|
|Puja Singh||Medi-Caps Group||Assisstant Prof||M.Sc., M.Tech. Pursuing||8|
|Ms. Divya Chouhan||Medi-Caps Group||Assistant Professor||BE, ME||6|
|Nitesh Kumar Soni||Medi-Caps Group||Assistant Professor||Diplama in E & TC, BE, M.Tech.||4.6|
|Mr. Rajat Kumar Jain||Medi-Caps Group||Assistant Professor||BE, ME Pursing||7|
|Sandeep pandey||Medi-Caps Group||Assisstant Prof||4.5|
|Dr. D K Panda||Medi-Caps Group||HOD||AMETE, ME, PhD||18|
|Mr.Ajay Kulkarni||Medi-Caps Group||Associate Professor||BE, M.Tech., Ph.D. Pursuing||15|
|Mr.Vinit Gupta||Medi-Caps Group||Associate Professor||BE, ME||11|
|Mr.Amit Rege||Medi-Caps Group||Sr. Assistant Professor||BE, ME, Ph.D. Pursuing||8|
|Mr.Vivek Rajguru||Medi-Caps Group||Assistant Professor||BE||28|
|Ms.Awanee Subhedar (Killedar)||Medi-Caps Group||Sr.Assistant Professor||BE, M.Tech. , Pursuing Ph.D.||8|
|Ms.Pooja Narwat||Medi-Caps Group||Assistant Professor||B.Sc., M.Tech./M.Sc.||7|
|Medi-Caps Institute of Technology and Management (Engineering)||BE||60||4 Year|
The lab is having CROs and function generators in adequate amount, CRO demonstrator kit and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes (DSO), Bridge circuit trainer kits and A/D &D/A converter trainer kit. Moreover this lab also possesses Distortion meter, frequency counter, universal counter and LCR meter. Gauss meter and RLC power factor measurement kit is also available.
Mainly the students of EC /EI III semester do perform experiments on the above mentioned instruments cum trainer kit as part of their syllabus under the subjects Electronic Instrumentation (EC303) and Measurement Science and Technology (EI304).The students are guided about how to operate the instruments and how to use them effectively in measurement of various electrical parameters such as voltage, current, time period, frequency, power factor, magnetic field etc. CROs are also used for testing the components. Every student of both the streams can be benefited from the lab as most of these instruments are used for testing and analyzing the performance of electrical and electronic circuits and systems. Beside usual lab work students are given small circuits to work with i.e. to test voltage, current and other parameters.
The key objective of this lab is to make students able to understand the design, construction and application of various instruments and also to develop analysis & testing skills of electronic circuits and systems in the students so that the same can be used for project work in the future. The students are also given the information about the manufacturer, instrument cost and how to handle them smartly without any damage. Since these instruments are used in most of the other laboratories also, Instrumentation lab is the mother lab of all sorts of measurement.
Mechanical Measurement Lab
Mechanicalmeasurement Lab is one of the core laboratories of Electronics and Instrumentation department. This lab was established in 2002 with an objective to fortify the students with the practical aspects of signal sensing and conditioning. This laboratory provides an opportunity to learn basic instrumentation along with modern test and measurement systems.This lab is equipped a wide range of equipment for analysis of electrical, mechanical, thermal and optical signals. Kits and trainer boards present in the lab facilitate the measurement of nonelectrical quantities with the electrical ease. The list includes temperature transducer trainer kits that includes Thermocouple, RTD, Thermistor and LM-335, LVDT trainer kit, Sensor trainer which comprises of Strain Gauge, Load Cell and LVDT, Load cell trainer kit, I/V and V/I converter , Optical transducer trainer kit, Digital sensors like capacitive and inductive proximity switches, acceleration measurement tutor and sound level measuring kit.
The students of EI IV semester do usual lab work in the course mentioned Mechanical Measurement (EI405). They are asked to complete the tasks mentioned in the experiment manuals and try to relate them with the theory. Furthermore they are assigned tiny projects based on the syllabus and resources available in the lab.
Medical Instrumentation Lab
This lab consists of biomedical signal testing equipments such as Electrocardiogram (ECG) – 1. PC based and 2. Single channel Electromyogram (EMG), Electroencephalogram (EEG), sphygmomanometer (blood pressure measurement), Blood flow measurement sensor, Spiro meter etc.
This lab is more practical based then the study. The measurement of various bio signals such as that of heart, brain and muscle are performed on a person in the laboratory and compared against the standards available. One PC is also available to record the data for the future use. Students of EI VI semester are benefited from this lab under the subject Biomedical Instrumentation.
This lab enables students to understand the construction and working of these equipments and how to use them. This lab is very useful for the students adopting biotechnology as their research field. The main motive is to familiarize the students with the concepts of bio signal processing. This lab is mainly based on the prerequisite that student has sufficient knowledge about transducers and amplifiers.
Process Control and Digital Control Laboratory
The Computer Control of Process Lab aims at imparting, the students, the technical knowledge and skills required in the field of Process Identification, Control, monitoring and automation. The lab incorporates most vital control systems used in the modern industrial automation. Students learn and practice to control the process stations, program a digital PID controller to control the speed of the servo motor and program, configure and control the bottle filling system, through a PLC controller. The programming and configuration is done using computer and downloaded into the controller through the serial communication port. Students simulate the various functional block programs using the RSlinks-PLC. Analog I/Os also can be connected to this PLC. The most unique feature of the lab which resembles a high-tech industry is Distributed Control System (DCS) and Supervisory control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA).
Design and implementation of controllers for different processes.
-Temperature process trainer
-Pneumatic valve control kit with compressor.
-Bottling Plant trainer
-Steeper motor trainer
-Pressure process trainer
-Flow process trainer
-Level process trainer
-System to study control valve characteristics
-Programmable logic controller with computer interface
-Data acquisition cards/modules
This is a unique laboratory which provides the elaborate knowledge about control of different process plants like Temperature, Pressure, Flow, and Level. It includes systems to study about Feed-forward, cascade and ratio control schemes. There also exists a set-up to study about the response of two tank interacting & non interacting system and control valve characteristics. Students are also trained to study about the response of first order and second order system using MATLAB simulation.
LabVIEW Programming Lab
LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments. LabVIEW is commonly used for data acquisition, instrument control, and industrial automation on a variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, various versions of UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X. The programming language used in LabVIEW, also referred to as G, is a dataflow programming language. Execution is determined by the structure of a graphical block diagram (the LabVIEW-source code) on which the programmer connects different function-nodes by drawing wires. These wires propagate variables and any node can execute as soon as all its input data become available.
This Laboratory comprises of LabVIEW software (version 8.5).Basics of the software are taught through assignments and mini-projects.
Practical knowledge is sought through different projects based on LabVIEW. There is wide list of projects. Interfacing of I-P and P-I converter, Implementation of real time clock , Interfacing of LM-35, second order butterworth filter, second order chebyshev filter, Interfacing of MATLAB with LabVIEW, construction and interfacing of a toy car, ECG signal processing, Construction and interfacing of PID controller.
Interfacing with the software is carried out using DAQ card (NI USB 6009 and ADVANTECH USB 4704) available in the Laboratory.
Analytical Instrumentation is the study of the identification, and quantification of the components of natural and artificial materials. Qualitative analysis gives an indication of the identity of the species in the sample, and quantitative analysis determines the amount of certain components in the substance. The separation of components is often performed prior to analysis.
Analytical methods can be separated into classical and instrumental. Classical methods include separations such as precipitation, extraction, and distillation and qualitative analysis is done by color, odor, or melting point. Quantitative analysis is achieved by measurement of weight or volume. Instrumental methods use an apparatus to measure physical quantities of the analyte such as light absorption, fluorescence, or conductivity. The separation of materials is accomplished using chromatography.
This Lab enhances practical knowledge of the subject in addition provides hands–on experience by performing related hardware projects. Students learn the basic concepts of analytical instrumentation by performing experiments based on kits and software available in the Lab which includes UV-VIS Spectrometer, Turbidity meter, Conductivity meter, PH meter, Densitometer, Dual beam UV-VIS Spectrometer, Dual beam filter photometer, Peak detector, Base band Vs Zoom FFT using LabVIEW, Fourier series of a square wave using LabVIEW.
Basic Electronic Circuits and Devices Lab
In Basic Electronics Lab, first year students are acquainted with basic electronic components like resistor, capacitor, diode, transistors etc. They learn basics of diode and transistors and perform experiments on related theory. Second year students study Electronic Devices and Electronic Circuits subjects. Students learn types of diode, and perform experiments based on its application like rectifier, clipper and clamper. They learn different configuration of transistor and perform experiments to study its input/output characteristics.
In Electronic Circuits lab students learn and perform experiments of transistor as an amplifier. They perform experiments to calculate input offset voltage, slew rate, CMRR, BW, input bias current of Op-Amp, implement voltage follower, inverting and non-inverting amplifier and their frequency response. Students learn to design and evaluate the performance of transistor amplifiers in CE, CB and CC configuration, design and construct shunt and series regulator and find line and load regulation, design and evaluate the performance of FET amplifiers.
Students learn to use multimeter, CRO, function generator and power supply in circuit designed. Various trainer kits are available in the lab which includes BJT and FET trainer kits.
Digital Electronics is a subject which is intended to make students familiar with different types of designs as sequential logic circuits, combinational logic circuits, trouble shooting of various digital systems & study of various digital systems. Knowledge of basic electronics & digital techniques is useful in understanding theory and practical of the subjects. Application of digital electronics is not only confined to computer systems but also applied in many diverse areas such as telephony, data processing, radar, navigation, military systems, medical instruments, process controls etc.
The objective of this lab is to aware every student with practical as well as theoretical knowledge of basic gates, combinational and sequential circuits which are used in digital circuits and systems. Experiments are designed in such a way that the students’ concepts become clear which they learn in theory sessions. They will be able to design, built, test, troubleshoot and evaluate digital circuits.
This lab is equipped with trainer boards, logic ICs and trainer kits by which the students practically implement the digital circuits. The students will be able to understand how to use transistors to build digital logic circuits, the relationships between combination logic, sequential logic and Boolean algebra, to design and minimize combinational logic, understand the working of multiplexer, design and verify parity generator and checker, understand the working of decoder, and how the state can be stored in a digital logic circuit and know how to design a flip flop.
The objective of the digital communication lab is to provide students with high quality education and to aware students with continuous changing technology and working environment.
It puts emphasis on both theory and application. The lab is equipped with a number of digital communication trainer kits so that students understand the basic concepts and application of digital communication in upcoming technologies.
Students study Digital Storage Oscilloscope (DSO). Rigol colored screen DSO present in the lab having sampling rate of 100GSa/s helps to better analyze the signal. Students learn the basic concept of digital communication system. Various trainer kits are available like sampling trainer kit which is used to clear concept of Nyquist theorem, PAM-TDM, Adaptive delta modulation, PCM, study of various modulation techniques like ASK, FSK and PSK, study of various line encoding techniques like RZ, NRZ, Manchester, differential Manchester, bi-polar, and polar.
Network Analysis Lab
In network Lab, students learn to apply various network theorems like Superposition, Thevenin, Norton and Maximum Power transfer theorem in electronic circuits. Students learn to obtain transient response of RC, RL and RLC circuits and study two port network.
Project Lab: In this Lab third year students learn the art of PCB designing, etching, drilling and soldering and then prepare subject related minor projects and final year students work on major project in this Lab. This lab is equipped with all the literature and testing & measuring equipments like CRO, function generator and multimeter etc. required for the project purpose.
Antenna and Wave Propagation
Antennas are a fundamental component of modern communications systems. An antenna acts as a transducer between a guided wave in a transmission line and an electromagnetic wave in free space. In this Lab students learn concepts of construction, working, and application of antenna in communication system. Only the most fundamental antennas are present in this lab. This allows students to see visually how the most common types of antenna functions.
Various types of antenna like Half wave dipole antenna, Simple dipole antenna, Yagi uda antenna with 3, 5, 7 elements, Horn antenna, Parabolic reflector antenna, Hertz antenna, Zepplin antenna, Log-periodic antennas are available in the lab. students measure the Directivity, Beam width, Half Power Beam width, Front to Back ratio, Gain of the antenna
Students perform experiments by setting up a setup consisting of transmitter antenna and a dipole receiver antenna, the dipole is placed at a constant distance from each other. Students draw radiation patterns by changing direction of transmitter antenna.
Data Communication and Computer Network
Objective of data communication lab is to make student familiar with computer networking and Local area network. LAN trainer present in lab helps students to understand the fundamentals of Networking. It helps the student to gain knowledge regarding network layers, cable designing and building of complete network of computers.
Students learn basic concept of OSI model and TCP/IP protocol suite. Students construct LAN cable using UTP cable and RJ-45 connector. LAN trainer is used to perform PC to PC communication, study various topologies like mesh topology, ring topology, bus topology and star topology. Topology gives the idea of data transfer in multi-point computer network. Students establish the LAN, study Ping Command used for verifying star network connectivity using CISCO packet tracer,
Students perform experiment to transfer character from one computer to another using RS-232 null modem cable. Whenever the transmitter is ready to transmit the data as well as receives also ready to receive the data, the physical connection is to be established using the 232 cable and the code will have to be run on both the transmitter as well as receiver side. Students learn to configure modem of computer to establish data communication between two PCs connected via telephone line through modem.
Students study and implement error detection and correction techniques using C/C++ program.
This Lab is facilitated by latest softwares used in electronics and communication field like Tina V7.0, MATLAB and Proteus VSM. Students use Tina V7.0 software and Proteus VSM software for designing and performing simulation of analog and digital electronics circuits. In this Lab, students also learn to use basic commands of MATLAB and to implement building blocks of communication system and control system by running simulations on MATLAB.
Analog Communication & Optical Communication Lab
Analog communication is one of the basic communication subjects in the Electronic and communication branch. Students get aware with the importance of communication and start learning how the communication system works. In view of this they understand the types of signal, modulation and its type, different types of transmitter and receiver, how the noise interfere the system and to minimize it. They analyze the signal in time and frequency domain and its importance in communication.
In Analog and Digital Communication Laboratory students learn the basic concepts of communication by working on various trainer boards available that includes Sampling, PCM, analog and digital TDM, Delta Modulation, Adaptive Delta Modulation, different types of digital modulation techniques. Students learn to use Digital Storage Oscilloscopes (DSO), function generator and spectrum analyzer, which is necessary to analyze the signal in time and frequency domain and to check the input/output of various devices. Software Tina Pro V7 design suite is also introduced to implement the various types of modulation like Amplitude Modulation and its type DSB-SC, DSB-C, SSB, Frequency Modulation and its type. Envelope Detection, Mixer, Frequency Multiplier etc. are also implemented using the software. Modulation kits are also available to understand and clear the concept clearly. Time and frequency domain analysis of modulated signal is performed by implementing circuit on Tina software.
In Optical Communication lab, students work on optical fiber communication Trainer boards. The lab has dark room facility to perform experiments related to Holography.
Microprocessor & Microcontroller Lab
The lab is intended to make students learn the architecture, programming and interfacing of 16/8-bit Intel microprocessor 8086/8085 and 8-bit microcontroller 8051, its variants, and 32-bit ARM microcontroller. Trainer kits with required software of all the mentioned processors and controllers are available in adequate numbers including kits of AVR, Cypress PSoC and PIC. In this Lab students learn to implement mini projects in which students learn to implement hardware circuit, 8051 variant microcontroller assembly language or Embedded C program on KeilmicroVision software and load the program on Microcontroller chip.
Universal programmer present in the lab is used to load the program in ICs. Intel 8051 emulator is also available for debugging purpose. Students use KeilMicroVision 3 IDE is used to edit and debug assembly/embedded C language program and then simulate it on Proteus VSM software and finally implement it on the hardware. The lab lays down a strong foundation using which students work on their major project.
The course objective is fulfilled using two different laboratory works. The course structure of the first laboratory entitled ‘Software lab’ is designed in such a way so that the students are exposed to use EDA tools like Xilinx to edit, synthesize, simulate and debug a VHDL/ VERILOG based digital systems. One can create optimized FPGAnetlists from VHDL/ VERILOG code. This lab focuses on the use of HDLs and discusses synthesizable model examples for a variety of digital components, namely combinational and sequential logic designs like basic logic gates, arithmetic units (adders, multipliers), counters, LFSRs, finite state machines, memories (RAM, ROM, FIFO), digital filters, and interface components (UART) followed by simulating in simulators like Xilinx ISE simulator which is further implemented using Xilinx ISE/Altera Board (FPGA/CPLD board).
The course structure of the second laboratory entitled ‘VLSI design lab’ is designed in such a way so that the students are exposed to the use of EDA tools like Tanner. This laboratory also provides brief knowledge about the fundamental principles of MOSFET based circuit design and the CMOS fabrication technology, limitations, origins of design rules, very deep sub-micron (VDSM) issues, Full-custom layout design examples, RC interconnect parasitics , their influence on performance to cover the basic building blocks of large-scale CMOS digital/analog/mixed integrated circuits, and to provide hands-on design experience using a professional IC design platform.
This laboratory focuses on implementation issues related to latest Technologies like SOC, Mixed signal Design and the latest protocols which are use in Tele-Communication, Biomedical and Networking.
After completion of course, students are familiar with the basic and advanced concepts of VLSI domain and their practical aspects using dedicated electronic design automation (EDA) tools. They are comfortable with the industrial environment especially Semiconductor industry which explore these concepts for design and development of HDL/Mixed signal based technical units.
Microwave Engineering Lab
In this Lab, students learn the basics of microwave generation and related computations. The equipments present in Lab include microwave bench, VSWR meter, Klystron power supply, gunn power supply, microwave junctions: E-plane, H-plane and magic tee; Isolator, Circulator, directional coupler, variable attenuator and frequency meter.
Television & Radar Engineering Lab
The lab is designed to cover the course contents in which the principles of operation and services are emphasized. The experiments have been prepared to provide an insight into both monochrome and color TV systems. The testing and troubleshooting techniques are also included. A TV setup is present along with testing board for measuring signal at various test points.
- Kavish Dabade of EI VII sem participated in Mahindra ACL Quiz competition held at Mumbai and was I runner up.
- Papers were presented by BE I year students of MITM and MIST in National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Chemical and Biological Sciences” in Holkar Science College, Indore in January. Yogesh Chaurasia, Dhawal Sharma of EC VIII Semester and Shivram Tabibu, Abhi Saklecha, Anand Mahajan and Neerja Bhalerao of EI VIII Semester qualified GATE 2012.
- Neerja Bhalerao and Shreya Muchhal has of EC/EI department participated in a group dance competition in UDAAN - 2012 at IET - DAVV, and secured First rank.