Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Vision

To develop competent professionals in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a sound technical knowledge to meet the global challenges in modern engineering organizations, thereby fulfilling the social needs of our country.

Mission

About the Department

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is established in 2013 with a vision to develop competent professionals to meet the global challenges in modern engineering society. At present it offers a 4-year B.E. Electronics and Communication Engineering programme with a sanctioned intake of 120 students. The Laboratories are equipped with latest technology in the fields of Electronic Devices and Circuits, Digital Electronics, Linear Integrated Circuits, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers that offer opportunities for the students to work on a wide range of advanced software packages. The Department has a team of committed faculty members with sound knowledge in the areas of Applied Electronics, Communication systems, VLSI, Computer Communication and Networking. The Department encompasses professional associations such as Students Technical Association “Electronica”, IETE, ISTE chapters which provide students the platform to learn professional and soft skills.

Dr.S.Periyanayagi, Associate Professor


ELECTRONICS LABORATORY

Description

This Laboratory deals with all basic electronic devices, their characteristics and applications. Using these devices, small electronic circuits can be constructed and studied. In order to familiarize the students with basic components of electronics, thisLab is well equipped with advanced Cathode Ray Oscilloscope, Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Function Generators and Digital Multimeters. Students gain practical exposure about P-N junction Diode, Zener Diode, Rectifiers, Filters, Transistor biasing, Amplifiers and FETs.

List of Equipment

  • Ammeters
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Decade Capacitance Box
  • Decade Inductance Box
  • Decade Resistance Box
  • Digital Multimeter
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual Regulated Power Supply
  • Fixed Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • LCR Meter
  • Regulated Power Supply
  • Voltmeters

DIGITAL ELECTRONICS LABORATORY


Description

With a view of inculcating knowledge in fundamentals of Digital Electronics, this Laboratory is furnished with basic electronic hardware components. Through performing experiments such as Logic gates, Multiplexers, Demultiplexers, Encoders,Decoders, Flip-flops, Registers, Synchronous and Asynchronous counters, the students are made familiar with the basic operations of Digital networks and Mini-computers.Each standard setup in this Laboratory has basic Trainer kits and IC Testers. Hardware Descriptive programming Language (VHDL) is used extensively for design, simulation and verification.

List of Equipment

  • Digital IC Tester
  • Digital IC Trainer Kit
  • Digital Multimeter
  • Dual Regulated Power Supply
  • Fixed Power Supply
  • Personal Computers
  • Regulated Power Supply

LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS LABORATORY


Description

This Laboratoryis intends to meetthe curriculum needs by experimenting with Operational amplifiers, Multivibrators, Schmitt trigger, Instrumentation Amplifier, Filters, PLL applications and Oscillators. The experiments are designed and analysed using Operational Amplifiers, Timer IC and simulated using PSPICE software.

List of Equipment

  • Analog and Digital Multimeter
  • Analog IC Tester
  • Analog IC Trainer Kit
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Decade Capacitance Box
  • Decade Inductance Box
  • Decade Resistance Box
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual Regulated and Fixed Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • LCR Meter

ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LABORATORY


Description

Electronic Circuits Laboratory is equipped with the latest Signal Generators, Oscilloscopes and measuring instruments. This Lab helps students to acquire technical knowledge by experimenting with different types of Amplifiers, Oscillators, Multivibrators and Filters. The students are familiarized with basic analog circuits, characteristics of electronic components, testing the circuit performance and the techniques of making hardware circuits.

List of Equipment

  • Ammeters
  • Analog and Digital Multimeters
  • Analog IC Tester
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Decade Capacitance Box
  • Decade Inductance Box
  • Decade Resistance Box
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual Regulated Power Supply
  • Fixed and Regulated Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • LCR Meter
  • Voltmeters

MICROPROCESSOR AND MICROCONTROLLER LABORATORY


Description

ThisLaboratory is equipped with Microprocessor Trainer kits based on INTEL 8085, 8086 and Microcontroller kits based on INTEL 8051, 8059 along with interfacing peripheral devices such as 8279, 8251 and 8253. Added to this, Microprocessor based Speed control of Motors, PC based Temperature Control system, Data Acquisition system with software facilities has been established and Cross Assembler experiments are carried out.

List of Equipment

  • ADC and DAC Interface Board
  • DC Motor Speed measurement
  • Keyboard Interface
  • Microcontroller Kit (8085,8086,8051)
  • Personal Computer
  • RS 232 Cable & Connector
  • Serial Communication
  • Stepper Motor
  • Traffic Light Control

DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING LABORATORY


Description

Digital Signal Processing Laboratory (DSP) is concerned with the representation of signals as a sequence of numbers and the operations carried out on the signals to extract specific information contained in them. The objective of the laboratory is to enable the students to simulate and experiment with digital signals and systems. Students can implement digital signal processing algorithms using different computational platforms and DSP tools which enhance the practical exposer in signal processing.

List of Equipment

  • MAT Lab (All)
  • SIMULINK (All)
  • Signal Processing Tool Box
  • DSP system Tool Box
  • Communication System Tool Box
  • Image Processing Tool Box
  • Fuzzy Logic Tool Box
  • Neural Networks Tool Box
  • Wavelet Tool Box
  • RF Tool Box
  • Optimization Tool Box
  • Statistics Tool box
  • SIM Electronics
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Function Generator
  • DSP Trainer Kit – Fixed and Floating Point Processor

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM LABORATORY


Description

The recent communication techniques can be demonstrated in this laboratory using various communication Kits like Pulse Code modulation Kit, Delta modulation kit, AM , FM Modulation and Demodulation Kits, Time Division Multiplexing Kit and Sampling Kit. This laboratory enriches the fundamentals related to Analog and Digital Communication Systems. The Performance of Communication Systems are analysed using MATLAB Simulation software.

List of Equipment

  • AM Modulation and Demodulation Trainer Kit
  • Analog Sampling and Reconstruction Trainer Kit
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Delta Modulation and Demodulation Trainer Kit
  • Digital Modulation Techniques Trainer Kit
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • FM Modulation and Demodulation Trainer Kit
  • Function Generator
  • Line Coding Trainer Kit
  • Personal Computer
  • Pulse Code Modulation and Demodulation Trainer Kit

COMPUTER NETWORKS LABORATORY


Description

The computer network laboratory is well equipped with the latest PCs. Establishing a Wired Network,Wireless Network and Communication between nodes are carried out using Network Simulation software in order to experience the real time scenario. This software helps to study various the protocols such as Ethernet LAN, Token bus, Token Ring, Stop and Waitand Go Back-N,etc.

List of Equipment

  • Network Simulator
  • Personal Computer

VLSI DESIGN LABORATORY


Description

VLSI Design Laboratory was established with latest FPGA kits and Cadence Software to support research in VLSI systems, and to enhance engineering education in the field of VLSI design and thus increase the number of graduates with experience in this area for the growing microelectronics industry. This Laboratory provides hands-on design capabilities for Analog, Digital and Mixed Signal IC/ ASIC design up to 45 nanometer scale.

  • Cadence Software
  • FPGA Trainer Kits
  • Personal Computers

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS LABORATORY


Description

This laboratory provides hands-on experiences and integrative projects from fundamental digital logic design to emerging embedded computing system design and to gain practical experience in automation field and ZIGBEE based wireless communication.It is equipped with all necessary equipment for design, implementation and testing of applications for embedded systems based on modern processors.

List of Equipment:

  • ARM-7 LPC2148 Processor Kits
  • ARM Cortex M4 kits
  • ZIGBEE Wireless Modules
  • FPGA Daughter Card and
  • 28 Personal computer (Dell OptiPlex 3020 withI5-4590 Processor/4GB Memory/500 GB HD/18.5” Monitor/3 Serial & Parallel Port) high end latest configuration computer systems with software packages include IAR Embedded Workbench, Flash Magic & Flash Loader.

OPTICAL AND MICROWAVE LABORATORY


Description

The department has a well-established Optical and Microwave Laboratory over an area of 96 Sq.m. This Laboratory provides depth knowledge about the Optical and Microwave components and in analysing the Optical and microwave equipment’s. The Students are able to learn the concepts of how to communicate and to do transmission between Micro-wave devices. This laboratory helps the students to design, analysis, optimization and characterization of miniaturized RF and microwave components and devices based on new breakthroughs in microwave theory and techniques. The students to know and understand how communication is being established at microwave frequencies and using fiber in optical communication. The first half of the course uses Optical bench setup. The second half of the course uses Microwave bench setup.

List of Equipment’sin Optical (BENCHMARK Components):

  • Fiber Optic Trainer Kit
  • Optical Power source and Power meter
  • Laser Trainer Kit & Mode Characteristics Setup
  • 850nm LED and Photo Diode Module with ST Receptacles
  • BCK 120 & BSK 40: ST connection kit & Mechanical splicing kit with ST connectors MM and Loose jacketed MM GF-10M