Laboratories

Microprocessor/Microcontroller Lab

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

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

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 Laboratory

Control Systems Laboratory

Sponsored by
  1. GWINSTEK
  2. VI-Micro system
  3. Siemens
  4. National Instruments
  5. ELGI
  6. UNIQUE
  7. Quanser
  8. HTC instruments
  9. Autonics Sensors&Controllers
  10. Element14
List of major Equipments
  1. Digital storage Oscilloscope (100MHz, 2 CHANNELS)
  2. Temperature & Pressure control, Tank Level control, Conveyer Belt sorting interface kit
  3. PLC S2700 trainer kit
  4. Softwares: MATLAB/LABVIEW
  5. PC based Data Acquisition Card
  6. 1phase compressor
  7. LVDT, Thermocouples(J -type sensor
  8. Twin Rotor helicopter module with PC through dSPACE DAQ
  9. Vane type anemometer
  10. Quadratic Optical Encoders
  11. Raspberry PI3 & Arduino Mega Board
Capabilities
  • Design suitable compensator using MATLAB for a given system of specifications.
  • Design state feedback controller for a given position control for a given time domain specification and simulate the closed loop operation in MATLAB.
  • Develop and execute PLC programs for tank level control and sequential switching of motors using man-machine interface kit.
  • Develop PLC program for conveyor system, water level control and traffic light control and demonstrate their operation.
  • Study the characteristics of Linear Variable Differential Transformer, Thermo Couple and Thermistor.
  • Design and develop an instrumentation system for the given specification for the measurement of temperature.
  • Develop a LabVIEW based instrumentation system for measurement of temperature and demonstrate its operation.
  • Simulate a Buck converter model in MATLAB with PID controller tuning.
  • Design and develop the converter models using MATLAB.
  • Performance analysis of Thyristor Control compensator.
Target Users
  • UG Students
  • PG Students
  • Ph.D. Scholars/Faculty
Works done
Facilities are available for conducting UG and PG Projects.
  • Facilities were used by the students of Robotic Club and won Caterpillar First tech challenge event(Robotics Event) and students got internship.
Sponsored Projects
  • Design of Magneto-Strictive Position Sensor for Control Rod Drive Mechanism, BRNS, 2006-2010, Dr.S.Baskar
  • Simulation and analysis of FACTS controller for a large scale Power system,UGC, 2010-2013, Dr.S.Latha
People

FACULTY

  • Mr.S.Sivakumar, Associate Professor
  • Dr.S.Latha, Professor
  • Dr.N.Shanmuga Vadivoo, Professor
  • Mr.M.Varatharajan, Assistant Professor

SUPPORTING STAFF

  • Mr. E.Paraman, Diploma-EEE
  • Mr. P.Murugan, B.E.-EEE

Computer Laboratory

Computer Laboratory

List of major Equipments:
Hardware
  • 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.
  • Wifi router in Edimax Technologies - 1 No.
  • D –Link Gigabyte Model:DGS1024D - 3 Nos.
Licensed Software
  • MATLAB Licensed Version R2020b
  • Power Word Simulator 17.0.1
  • PLECS
  • DigSILENT
  • DSATOOLS
  • PSCAD 4.1.1
Capabilities
  • To conduct practical sessions for Laboratory courses, theory and practical courses etc., on C programming, Object oriented programming, Circuit simulations using MATLAB / Simulink, DSP programming, power system simulation studies for UG / PG students.
  • To solve Power system problems using simulation software like Power World simulator, EMTP, PSCAD, MATLAB etc for PG power system students.
  • To pursue research work in the area of power system, power electronics application to power system, soft computing techniques to power systems etc.. for Ph.D. Scholar
Target Users
  • UG and PG students, Research Scholars
Works done
  • Conducted practical lab session for TEQIP Sponsored workshop on "Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms and Applications".
  • Organized practical session for Short Term Course on "Evolutionary Optimization Algorithms".
  • Conducted practical lab session for AICTE Sponsored Two weeks Faculty Development Programme on "APPLICATIONS OF FACTS CONTROLLERS IN POWER SYSTEM PROBLEMS".
  • Conducted practical lab session for AICTE Sponsored Two weeks Faculty Development Programme on " Application of Soft Computing Techniques to Electrical Engineering".
  • Organized practical session for TEQIP Sponsored Two Day Workshop On 'DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF FACTS CONTROLLER'.
People
  • Dr.C.K.Babulal. Professor, Lab. Incharge
  • Mr.S.Amutha Pandian, Instrument Repairer

Applied Electronics Lab

Applied Electronics Lab

List of major Equipments:
Hardware
  1. Kwatt make SOLAR EXPERIMENT SYSTEM (TEQIP III grant)
  2. Ecosense make SOLAR PV WIND HYBRID SYSTEM WITH DC MICRO GRID(TEQIP III grant)
  3. NI My DAQ data acquisition Hard ware module – Infrastructure grant
  4. dSPACE make DS1104 hardware module with CLP connector and Quanser make Rotary servo plant module (SRV02 ), Universal Power Module (UPM 1503) and inverted pendulum module (purchased under DST-FAST TRACK grant)
Licensed Software
  • Multisim Educational software – 10 nos.
  • dSPACE make RTI software version 6.5 – 1 no
Capabilities
  • Given to the students for conducting experiments using the above module
Target Users
  • B.E EEE students
  • M.E.Power system students
Works done
This lab is exclusively used by B.E. EEE students for doing research projects, mini-projects and for conducting software , hardware contests and technical events conducted by EEE associationWinter internship
Consultancy Projects
By conducting TEQIP III sponsored Three day Energy conclave workshop 2018 (17- 19 December 2018) Revenue generated is Rs. 22,000/-
Sponsored Projects
1. dSPACE make DS1104 hardware module with CLP connector and Quanser make Rotary servo plant module (SRV02 ), Universal Power Module (UPM 1503) and inverted pendulum module (purchased under DST-FAST TRACK grant)
Infrastructure created by sponsored projects
  • To conduct experiments for non linear control system
Papers Published
International Journal - 1
People
  • Dr.P.Venkatesh
  • Dr. B.Ashok kumar

Power Electronics Lab

Power Electronics Lab

List of major Equipments
Hardware
  1. Thyristor Based DC Motor speed
  2. TMS 320C240 Based DSP trainer kit with IGBT power module
  3. ADSP – BF532 based evaluation board
  4. 4. 1 HP 3 phase AC induction motor
  5. 5. 1 HP DC motor coupled 1 HP Dc
  6. Three phase Intelligent power
  7. module,
  8. 3 phase 1HP induction motor coupled with DC generator and encoder induction motor
  9. 3 phase auto transformers
  10. IGBT power module
  11. MOSFET power module
  12. Firing circuit for coverters
  13. Fluke Power quality analyzer
  14. Voltage commutated chopper trainer with DC drive
  15. AC voltage controller with AC Induction motor
  16. TMS320F2812 DSP CONTROLLER
Licensed Software
  • MATLAB-Simulink
Capabilities
  • All electronic circuits design, construction and testing
  • All power electronic circuits design, construction and testing
  • Research works on ‘FACTS’ controllers
  • Research works on dSPACE controllers
  • Research works on DSP based motor drives
  • Design , construction and testing of Converters, choppers and inverters for DC and AC drives
Target Users
  • UG,PG and Research Scholars
Sponsored Projects
  • DSP based AC drive
  • Field oriented control of IM drive
  • Design and development of DSP based FACTS controllers
  • Energy conservation in electric motor & control of drives using PLC
Papers Published
International Journal - 2
International Conferences - 1
Industries Interfaced
  • TVS
People
  • Dr.S.Arockia Edwin Xavier, APEE
  • Dr.G.Sivasankar, APEE
  • Mr.S.Saravanan, Lab Assistant
  • Mr.Karunanithi, Lab Assistant

Simulation Lab

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

Embedded Systems Laboratory

List of major Equipments:
Sl.NoNameQuantity
1Computer22
2Embedded AVR Trainer Kit with 8051 Piggy Back20
3Cortex M4 Development Board [VI – STM32SB]10
4TM4C123 Microcontroller Starter Kits for Embedded lab with Launch Pad and their accessories10
5Spartan 6 Trainer Kit5
Hardware
Sl.NoNameQuantity
1Computer22
2Embedded AVR Trainer Kit with 8051 Piggy Back20
3Cortex M4 Development Board [VI – STM32SB]10
4TM4C123 Microcontroller Starter Kits for Embedded lab with Launch Pad and their accessories10
5Broadcom BCM 2837 Based Gateway and Sensor Modules1 SET
6Raspberry PI34
7Arduino Uno – R316
8Arduino Mega 25605
9Spartan 6 Trainer Kit5
108051 Microcontroller Kit6
118086 Microprocessor Kit10
12CRO3
13GW INSTEK – GDS 1102U 100MHZ, 2 Channels, Digital Storage Oscilloscope2
14GW INSTEK – AFG 2105 5 MHz Arbitrary Function Generator1
15ESP 32 CAM Development board with camera2
16PC based Digital Storage Oscilloscope3
17Raspberry PI4 model-B with camera2
Licensed Software:
  • MATLAB, MULTISIM
Capabilities
  • Well equipped lab for doing Embedded projects
  • Computers with all supported software like MATLAB, CCS, Keil, Arduino, IAR Embedded workbench etc
  • Supports building IOT projects
Target Users
  • UG students
  • Research Scholars
  • Faculty working in Embedded Systems
Works done  
  • Final year students Embedded related projects
  • Mini projects using Microcontrollers
Industries Interfaced 
Texas Instruments , Microchip 
People 

Teaching Staff:

  • Dr.V.Suresh Kumar, Professor, EEE
  • Dr.L.Jessi Sahaya Shanthi, Associate Professor, EEE
  • Dr.D.Kavitha, Assistant Professor, EEE

Supporting Staff:

  • Mr. P.Manoharan, B.E.,Artisan Grade II
  • Mr. S.Gopi, B.E., Lab Technician
 

Siemens Automation Lab

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

Project Lab

Project Lab

List of major Equipments:
  • PCB Drilling, Etching and shearing Machine
  • Universal Programmer IUP-UXP
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
  • Desktop PC: 15 Nos
Licensed Software
  • Piecewise Liner Electrical Circuit Simulation  software (PLECS software 3.7)  for simulation of power electronic systems
  • Code Composer Studio
  • ETAP version 19.5
Capabilities
  • Projects on Embedded applications using Microprocessor, Microcontroller (PIC, ARDUINO), FPGA Processor (Xilinx), Digital Signal Processor (CCS) and Raspberry- PI.
  • Projects on Power system Analysis and Simulation studies using MATLAB Software.
  • Projects on high-speed simulation of Power electronic systems using PLECS software.
  • Mini Project on Embedded Applications using Microcontroller like Arduino.
Target Users
This lab is exclusively used by B.E. EEE,M.E(PSE), Ph. D. students for doing student research projects, mini-projects and for conducting software, hardware contests and technical events conducted by EEE association and other forums like Robotics club etc.
Works done

ACADEMIC PROJECTS:

Under Graduate:

  • DSP based Relay Protection Scheme.
  • Power System Static Security enhancement by optimal allocation of UPFC using Matlab.
  • Modelling of controllers using DSPACE.
  • Fuzzy Logic Controller design for UPFC using Matlab.
  • Border Localization using Arduino Mega.
  • Gesture Based Automation Using FPGA
  • ATM Security With Illusion Pin Using Raspberry PI
  • Unmanned Vehicle using Raspberry PI
Post Graduate:
  • Design of solar cells using Evolutionary Algorithm.
  • 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
Sponsored Projects
  • DST-FIST-Real Time Digital Simulator (OPAL –RT lab), 2006
  • DST WOS-A June 2019-May 2022
Infrastructure created by sponsored projects
  • Real Time Digital Simulator (OPAL –RT lab)
  • ETAP version 19.5 for Power system simulation
Papers Published
International Journal - 16
National Journal - 8
International Conferences - 14
People
  • Dr.M.Geethanjali, Professor
  • Dr.R.Helen, Assistant Professor
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