Laboratories

Microprocessor/Microcontroller Lab

Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab
 
Equipment List
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • 3 kva UPS with battery
  • 8086 trainer kit
  • 8051 trainer kit
  • Intelligent Programmer
  • CRO
  • Function generator
  • Multimeter
  • ADC interface
  • DAC interface
  •  Pic microcontroller kit
  • Scanner
  • Stepper motor with driver card
  • Traffic light controller
Capabilities
  • Conducting experiments with 8086 Trainer kits
  • Conducting experiments with 8051 Trainer kits
  • Conducting experiments with PIC Trainer kits
  • Design of Microprocessor based projects
  • Design of Microcontroller based projects
  • Program different Microcontrollers using Intelligent Universal  Programmer
  • Power Quality Audit for Government and Private Industries
Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  1. Conducting Power Quality Audit and Giving solutions to the Issues identified.
  2. Conducting Energy Audit and providing Proposals to reduce energy consumption
No. of Ph.D Produced: 04
Consultancy
Sl.NoNature of the workIndustryYearArea
1Electrical Energy Audit & Harmonic SurveyChettinad Cement Corporation Limited – Karikkali Cement Plant2005Energy & Power Quality
2Electrical Energy Audit & Harmonic SurveyMadurai Railway Station, Madurai2006Energy & Power Quality
3Electrical Energy Audit & Harmonic SurveyTiruchirappalli Railway Station2006Energy & Power Quality
4Electrical Energy Audit & Harmonic SurveyIFB Industries Limited, Verna & Colim Plant, Goa2006Energy & Power Quality
5Power Quality AuditMeenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai2008Power Quality
6Harmonics StudyNational Engineering College, Kovilpatti2010Power Quality
7Harmonics StudyKAYAAR Exports, Kovilpatti2010Power Quality
8Power Quality AuditMoserbaer 5MW Solar Power Plant2011Power Quality
10Power Quality AuditPower Quality Audit    VT Mills, Virudhunagar2013Power Quality
11Solar Power managementTN Cooperative Ltd.2013Power Management
12Safety AuditDatthachariya Mills Ltd., Melur2014Elec. Safety
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle of ProjectSponsoring AgencyPeriodFund Alloted
1Energy conservation in electric motors using AC and DC drives and control of drives using PLCUGC2010-20137.868 LAKHS

 

Electrical Machines Lab

Electrical Machines Lab
 
Equipment List
Sl.NoItem NameSpecifications
1DC Rectifier230 V, 100A
2Generator230V, 10 kW
3DC Generator coupled with AC motor7000W,1500rpm
4DC Generator coupled with DC motor7000W,1500rpm
5DC MachinesVarious ratings (7.5HP,5HP,1HP-1500rpm)
6Single phase Induction motorVarious ratings(1HP,1.5HP-1500rpm)
7Three phase Induction motorVarious ratings(12HP,5HP,2.5HP-1500rpm)
8Synchronous motor5kW,1500rpm
9Alternator3kW,1500rpm
10Three Phase Transformer440 V / 230 V, 50 HZ, 75 A
11Three Phase Auto TransformerVarious ratings (13.2kVA,17.6kVA)
12Single phase TransformerVarious ratings(1kVA,2kVA,3kVA)
13Single phase AutoTransformer10A
14Three phase Inductive load250V/15A per phase
15Three phase Capacitive load250V/8A per phase
16Three phase Resistive load250V/15A per phase
17Single phase Resistive load250V/30A
18Mechanical loading setupSpring balance-100kg
19Low Tension DC Supply18 V / 24 V, 60 A
20Battery TesterHioki
21Vibration AnalyzerSKF
22Thermal Imaging CameraFLIR
23Handheld Power/THD meterskRYKARD
24Electromagnetic software bundleANSYS
25Core loss testerTCE
26Non-Destructive Winding AnalyserTCE
27Simultaneous Data acquisition CardNational Instruments
Capabilities
  • Testing of electrical equipment like light fixtures,wires and cables.
  • Testing of electrical machines of lower horse powers below 10 hp
  • Infield testing of motors in Industries for Energy savings
  • Design and development of special purpose instruments needed for research purposes
  • Design and development of controllers for special purpose machines
  • Non-Destructive analysis of Electrical Machines
  • Non-Destructive Quality assurance of Windings of Three phase Machines
  • Process line Core loss measurement in finished machines by indigenously developed Core loss analyser
  • Electromagnetic modelling of Machines and equipments
Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  • Achieving Energy Efficiency in Three Phase Induction Motors: Non-destructive Winding Quality Assurance Approach
  • Energy conservation in electric motors using AC and DC drives and control of drives using PLC
  • Comprehensive Instrumentation system for Diagnosis and Root cause analysis of Reduced operational Efficiency of Infield motors
  • Sensor less Position controller for SRM motor
  • Non-Destructive quality assurance of Brushless DC motor
  • Position controller for Permanent Magnet Brushless DC Motor
  • Energy Savings in Industrial Three Phase Induction Motors
  • Testing of tube lights, wires, mercury vapour lamp, sodium vapour lamps, cables
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle           Principal of InvestigaterSponsoring agencyPeriod
1Position controller for Permanent Magnet Brushless DC MotorDr.P. RenugaAICTE-TAPTEC2000-2002
2Non-Destructive quality assurance of Brushless DC motorDr.V.PrakashAICTE-RPS2003-2006
3Sensor less Position controller for SRM motorDr.L.Jessi sahaya shanthiBARC2005-2008
4Comprehensive Instrumentation system for Diagnosis and Root cause analysis of Reduced operational Efficiency of Infield motorsDr.V.PrakashAICTE-RPS2012-2013
5Energy conservation in electric motors using AC and DC drives and control of drives using PLCDr.M.SaravananUGC

2010-2013

Consultancy works
Sl.NoNature of workStaff In-chargeAmount
1Testing of tube lights, wires, mercury vapour lamp, sodium vapour lamps, cablesDr.V.SaravananRs.75,000 per year


 

TI C2000 Microcontroller Lab

TI C2000 Microcontroller Lab
Sponsored by: Texas Instruments, Bangalore; MoU signed with Cranes Software International Limited, Bangalore
 
Equipment List
  1. C2000 Microcontroller Kit
  2. Light Integrating Sphere  
  3. Twin Rotor helicopter MIMO model
Capabilities
  • Development of Intelligent Industrial controllers
  • Testing of Light Illumination/ Spectrum/Temperatures
Target users
PG students and Research Scholars
Work done
  •  Design and Developed Solar Powered Auto Rickshaw
  •  Intelligent Emission control in Two wheelers
  •  Automatic Light Control for Streets and walk ways in the campus
No. of Ph.D Produced: 02
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle           Sponsoring agency
1Evolutionary Optimization of Computationally Intensive Problems with Surrogate ModelsUGC MRP
2Real Time PID control of Twin Rotor MIMO System using Evolutionary Algorithms DST
3Investigation on Photometric characteristics of LED and OLEDs using Integrating SphereAICTE
4Grid connected PV system using  Voltage Source InvertersUGC-MRP


 

Control Systems Lab

Control Systems Lab
 
Equipment List
Sl.NoName of the itemMake Purchased
Date & A/C
1Temperature control trainerVi Microsystems Chennai11-03-2000
AICTE MODROB Project Account
2Level process trainerVi Microsystems Chennai11-03-2000
AICTE MODROB Project  Account
3Bottle filling module for PLCVi Microsystems Chennai09-02-2002
AICTE MODROB Project  Account
4DS 1104 ControllerDynafusion Tech28-04-2010
UGC Project Ac
5Cascade flow process controllerVi Microsystems Chennai12-03-2003
S.F. Account
6Control valve trainerVi Microsystems Chennai26-06-2005
Equipment Infrastructure Account
7Pressure process controllerVi Microsystems Chennai29-06-2005
Equipment Infrastructure Account
8PC based data acquisition card    NI Systems India Bangalore08-03-2007
DRDL Project Account
9PLC TrainersSiemens 
10Lead Lag compensatorVI-Micro systems 
11Study of converter  
12ELGI 1phase compressor  
13DSPTMS 320CSD 
14Tempo sonic sensor assembly  
15DC Position control system kit  
1640MHZ DSO  
17Dual power supply 0-12V & 0-30Volts  
Capabilities

1. Design of intelligent controllers
2. Modeling of industrial processes
3. PLC based industrial automation
4. Design optimization of systems using evolutionary algorithms

Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  • Design and development of  a Magnetostrictive Position sensor for control rod drive mechanisms for v nuclear reactors.
  • Fuzzy based Autopilot control for Missile
  • Automation of Gang HSS Machine using PLC
  • Neural network control of Cement plant
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle of Project Principal InvestigatorSponsoring AgencyDate of Sanction & Ref No.
1Development of Digital type Superconducting Generator modelDr.K.SelviDepartment of Science and TechnologySR/FTP/ETA-17/2006 dated 19.01.2007
2Modeling a Synchronous Generator with Real-Time HardwareDr.K.SelviUniversity Grants Commission01.02.2010 & F.No.38-241/2009 (SR), Dated 24  December 2009
3Design and Fabrication of Magnetostrictive Position Sensor for control rod drive mechanism (CRDM)Dr.S.BaskarBRNS,BARC20.07.2006 & 2006/36/3/BRNS

 

Computer Lab


 

Computer Lab
 
Equipment List
Windows based HP Pro Liant ML110G6 Server Server 2008 R2 64 Bit - 1 No.
HP Workstation, Intel ® Pentium ® 4, 3 GHZ - 3 Nos.
HP 280 G2 MT Intel CoreTM  i5 – 6500 Cpu@3.20 GHz computers - 18 Nos.
HP Compaq 6000 Pro - Micro Tower, intel® core ™ 2 Duo - 13 Nos.
HP Scan Jet 200 - 1 No.
Hp Laser jet printer -1020 Plus - 1 No.
D –Link Gigabyte  Model:DGS1024D - 3 Nos.
Software
MATLAB Version 7.3
Power Word Simulator 14.0.1
PLECS
EMTP Works 2015a (3.1.0)
PSCAD 4.1.1
Capabilities
  • Circuit simulations using MATLAB / Simulink, DSP programming, power system simulation studies
  • Solution to Power system problems using simulation software like Power World simulator, EMTP, PSCAD, MATLAB
  • Research work in the area of power system, power electronics application to power system, soft computing techniques to power systems


 

Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  • Design and development of  DSP based  digital protection scheme for integrated power grid operation in India
  • Design and  development of Multi functional DSP based Protection relay for Excitation failure in an alternator
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle           Sponsoring agencyPeriod
1Design and development of  DSP based  digital protection schemes for integrated power grid operation in IndiaUGC2010-2012
Consultancy works
Design and demonstrated Multi functional DSP based Protection relay for Excitation failure in an alternator – M/S. Easun reyrolle Ltd., Chennai


 

Applied Electronics Lab

Applied Electronics Lab
 
Equipment List
Sl.NoItem NameSpecifications
1DS1104 hardware module with CLP connectordSPACE
2Rotary servo plant module (SRV02), Universal power module (UPM 1503)& ball and beam moduleQuanser
3PSS/E software with NEVA add on moduleSiemens
4AC Transmission with TCSC Simulation panelVI micro systems
5My DAQ hardware module & Multisim softwareNational Instruments
Capabilities
  • Real time operation and control of quanser make servo plant module, ball and beam module using dSPACE software
  • Real time operation and control of autonomous wind-diesel hybrid power system models using dSPACE software
  • Power flow study and some of the Technical challenges in power system such as power system modeling, power system dynamics, determination of ATC, congestion management, FACTS implementation studies using PSS/E software
  • Simulation and Analysis of FACTS controllers


 

Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
1. Development and implementation of real- time intelligent controllers for power Industry  
2. New transmission pricing methodology for the Indian restructured electricity market  
3. Simulation and Analysis of FACTS controllers for a large scale power system 
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle           Principal of InvestigaterSponsoring agencyPeriod
1Development and implementation of real-time intelligent controllers for power industryDr.P.VenkateshDST-FAST TRACK2009-2012
2A new transmission pricing methodology for the Indian restructured electricity marketDr.P.VenkateshUGC - MRP2010-2012
3Simulation and Analysis of FACTS controllers for a large scale power systemDr.S.LathaUGC - MRP2010-2013


 

Power Electronics Lab

Power Electronics Lab
 
Equipment List
Sl.NoName of Equipment
1Scientech Dual Trace Oscilloscope 20MHz-2mV Model-201
2Scientech Dual Trace Oscilloscope 20Mhz-2mV Model-201
3Thyristor Based DC Motor speed measurement and control module-(output 0-180v)DC
4Digital storage oscilloscope(model HM1507)+multi function interface(H079-6)+wave form analyzer Software sp91+2probes Hz36
5TMS 320c240 Based DSP Trainer kit with IGBT power module
6Siemens make micro master vector drive MMV 150/3 1.5kw/3Φ/5.9A
Siemens make 1.5kw/ 2 H.p,1440 rpm AC I. motor,Siemens make 3 Pole MCB 16A
7HP 930C Printer(sun vin comp)
8 0.55kw,220v,AC motor with Coupling,M/C No M2001349-001, 0.75 kw,180/220v DC motor, Frame II 805,M/C No:20010436-02 Along with base plate and 1.6 kva,220v,AC Drive Lot No:2001 IEL 103-01 Along with supply of DSP controller Board and power Supply for DSP board
9Krykard-Load Manager Model (b) Nanovip plus Mem.200 amps clamp on CT
10IBM-Computer-Intellection EPRO INTEL PIII 500MHz,100MHz ECC G74 17” color monitor
11IBM NETVISTA DESKTOP-Intel Pentium III Processor @ 933 MHz 128 MB s DRAM 1.44 FOD 20GB
12Scientech’ Dual Trace Oscilloscope 20MHz-2mV Model-201
13TMS 320f240 DSP based Trainer kit
141 HP 3 phase AC induction motor coupled with 1 HP DC generator with optical encoder
151HP DC motor coupled 1 HP DC generator with optical encoder
16Three phase intelligent power module,1200v,25A
171635598 (Fluke model-199c/008s)
18664760(Fluke model 11200s)
19IBM Netvista A30P Desktop Computer
203 phase 1HP induction motor coupled with DC generator and encoder (512 Pulses/REV) induction motor, Siemens make
21TMS 320F2407 based DSP trainer kit consisting of TMS 320F2407 DSP
22PSCAD/EMTDC Software ver 4.1.1.6 users LAN Compag visual Fortran(CVF)
2330MHz Scientific Make Model SM 410
241 MHz Function Generator with digital readout model ST 4060 Make Scientech
25Solar PV Module-Model U5 80W Type 80W/12V
2630MHz Dual Trace 4 Trace Microcontroller based Oscilloscope with component tester Model Caddo 803 Scientech Make
271MHz Function Generator with 40MHz Frequency counter Model Caddo 4060 Scientech Make
28Innovate ARM 926 kit
29Dyanaflux PM_DC motor 2.0HP/1500RPM/48V DC-Goot 8324
30Power Quality Analyzer-Hioki Make
31DSP TMS32F2407A Trainer Kit Model M-2407
32DSP TMS320C50 Trainer Kit
33ADSP-BF 532 Evaluation Board
34PMDC Motor 48V DC, 1500 RPM
Capabilities
  • DSP based motor(AC/DC) control
  • Design and fabrication of rectifier,chopper,inverter and cycloconverter
  • Simulation of power electronic circuit using PSCAD Software
  • Development of DSP based motor drives
  • Closed loop control of DSP based FACTS controller
  • Development of PLC based motor control
Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  • Design of FACTS controller for Power management in electric grid
  • Design and development of DSP based FACTS controllers
  • Energy conservation in electric motor & control of drives using PLC
  • Field oriented control of IM drive
  • Design of MPPT controller for Solar PV systems
  • PLC based Induction motor drive
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitle           Sponsoring agencyPeriod
1DSP based AC driveAICTE2003-04
2Field oriented control of IM driveAICTE2000-02
3Design and development of DSP based FACTS controllersAICTE    2006-08
4Energy conservation in electric motor & control of drives using PLCUGC2011-13


 

Simulation Lab

Simulation Lab
  
Equipment List
Sl.NoSpecifications
1Desktop PC -20
2UPS (3KVA)-2
Software
1MATLAB
2PSCAD
3LABVIEW
4DSPACE
Capabilities
  • Data Acquisition , Instrument Control , Test Automation, Analysis and Signal Processing ,and Industrial Automation can be carried out  Using LabVIEW environment.
  • Power system Analysis and Simulation studies  using MatLab Software.
  • Real time interface with Matlab simulink using dspace software.
Target users
UG/PG/Ph.D. students and Faculty
Work done
  • Modelling and Simulation of Distributed FACTS devices.
  • Optimal capacitor allocation in Distribution system.
  • Transient stability constrained OPF using Evolutionary Algorithm.
  • Application of soft computing techniques on medical image segmentation.
  • An economical generation direction for power system static voltage stability
  • Fuzzy Logic Controller design for UPFC using Matlab.
  • Telemetry system for Pulse Oximetry using LabVIEW.
Sponsored Projects
Sl.NoTitleSponsoring agency
1Real Time Digital Power SimulatorDST FIST
Consultancy
  • Study of VAR management in a 10 MW solar Power plant connected to Grid.
  • Frequency and Voltage assessment in a 25 MW Diesel Power Plant connected to Grid.


 

Embedded Systems Laboratory

Sl.NoName

Number

1

Computer - HP Compaq 6000 Pro -micro Power

23

2

8051 Microcontroller kit

10

3

8086 Microprocessor kit

10

4

Embedded AVR trainer kit

18

5

CRO

3

6

Function generator

1

7

ADC and DAC interface

6

8

Regulated Power Supply

16

9

Stepper motor

2

10

Programmable burning kit

1

11

Embedded Cortex M4 Microcontroller Trainer Kits with Development Boards

5

12

TM4C123 Microcontroller Starter Kits for Embedded lab with Launch Pad and their accessories

5

Capabilities:

  • Design and development of Microprocessor based systems
  • Energy ,Power Quality  and Safety Audit for various industries  

Work Done:

  • Energy conservation in electric motors using AC and DC drives and control of drives using PLC under UGC
  • Power Quality Audit and Giving solutions to the Issues identified.
  • Energy Audit and providing Proposals to reduce energy consumption
  • Safety Audit in industries
  • Harmonics Survey in industries
  • Solar Power management

 

Siemens Automation Lab

Hardware

1. PCS7 410 STANDARD DCS Controller
2. PCS7 RTX: Embedded DCS Controller
a. PCS 7 Power control library
b. BDATA Energy management system
3. SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1511-1 PN  PLC
4. PROFINET and PROFIBUS based Distributed I/O
5. SINAMICS  AC and Servo Drives Trainer

Software

6. COMOS Plant Engineering Software with P&ID, Logical and EI& C modules
7. SIMIT Framework: Virtual plant commissioning software
8. SIMOCODE Intelligent motor control software

Capabilities:

  • Low level and high level electrical and instrumentation system layout.
  • Design of automation systems
  • Plant level simulation and virtual commissioning
  • Certification training for Siemens automation products
  • Consultancy for industrial automation
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