Electronics & Communication Engg.

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Facilities (Lab Details)

The Department is well-equipped with the following Laboratories
  • Electronics Laboratory
  • Digital Electronics Laboratory
  • Linear Integrated Circuits Laboratory
  • Electronic Circuits Laboratory
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller Laboratory
  • Digital Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Communication System Laboratory
  • VLSI Design Laboratory
  • Computer Networks Laboratory
  • Tessolve Semiconductor Laboratory
  • NI-LabVIEW Research Laboratory
  • Technical Incubation Center

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, this Lab 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 Equipments
  • Ammeters
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Decade Inductance Box
  • Decade Resistance Box
  • Digital Multimeter
  • Dual Regulated Power Supply
  • Fixed Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • LCR Meter
  • Regulated Power Supplyr
  • 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 Description Language (VHDL) is used extensively for design, simulation and verification.

List of Equipments
  • 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 Laboratory is intends to meet the 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 Equipments
  • Analog and Digital Multimeter
  • Analog IC Tester
  • Analog IC Trainer kit
  • Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Decade Capacitance Box
  • Decade Inductance Box
  • Decade Resistance Box
  • 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 Equipments
  • 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 and Fixed Power Supply
  • Fixed and Regulated Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • LCR Meter
  • Voltmeters

MICROPROCESSOR AND MICROCONTROLLER LABORATORY

Description

This Laboratory 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 Equipments
  • 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
  • Real Time Clock
  • Printer Interface Board
  • 8255 Interface Board
  • DC Motor Interface Board
  • USART Interface Board
  • Programmable Peripheral Interface Board
  • Keyboard and Display Interface Board

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 exposures in signal processing.

List of Equipments
  • MATLAB (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 SYSTEMS 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 Equipments
  • AM Modulation and Demodulation Trainer kit(All)
  • 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 Networks 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 Wait and Go Back-N, etc.

List of Equipments/Software
  • 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.

List of Equipments/Software
  • 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 Equipments for design, implementation and testing of applications for embedded systems based on modern processors.

List of Equipments
  • ARM-7 LPC2148 Processor kits
  • ARM Cortex M4 kits
  • ZIGBEE Wireless Modules
  • FPGA Daughter Card
  • Personal computers (Dell OptiPlex 3020 with I5-4590 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 analysing the Optical and microwave Equipments. The Students are able to learn the concepts of how to communicate and to do transmission between Microwave 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 Equipments
  • 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
  • Microwave test bench setup(Reflex Klystron ,Gunn diode)
  • Directional Coupler
  • Radiation pattern of Horn antenna
  • E-Plane Tee, H-Plane Tee, Magic Tee
  • Isolator and Circulator
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual Trace Cathode Ray Oscilloscope
  • Signal Generators
  • Digital Multimeter

TESSOLVE SEMICONDUCTOR LABORATORY

Description

This Laboratory provide a hands on experience in the area of Semiconductor Chip Testing, Semiconductor Design, PCB Design, Failure Analysis and System design. The key objective of Tessolve semiconductor laboratory is to bridge the gap between theory and practice and make education a more meaningful tool to meet the challenges in the competitive world. This laboratory provides solid practical training on-ground in addition to the theoretical learning on campus.

List of Equipments
  • 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
  • LG-lite ATE with universal load board 50 MHZ LGPG 125 incorporates 32 channel logic analyser and Digital Pattern Generator.
  • Driver Logic : 50MHz Real time data, 32 Buffered channels, Single Step Mode, Test Program Loader, Digital Waveform Editor.
  • Sensing Logic: 50MHz Real time, Vector Trace Analyser, Signature Analyser, Drive and sense state view, Drive and sense wave from, 50MHz frequency counter, Protocol aware Debugger.

NI-LabVIEW RESEARCH LABOROTORY

Description

The NI-LabVIEW Research Laboratory is established with the support from National Instruments (NI) Corporation, USA. This laboratory is built exclusively and can accommodate 20 students to work in LabVIEW environment. Through this Laboratory, students can learn how to develop basic applications in the LabVIEW graphical programming environment, create applications using a state machine design pattern and the RIT-NI LabVIEW laboratory will enable both the students and faculty to prepare for Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD).

List of Equipments
  • Dell OptiPlex 3010 Intel Core i3 Processor Systems
  • myRIO -Embedded kit
  • myRIO – Mechatronics kit
  • myDAQ kits
  • Emona myDSP
  • Pitscomy VTOL
  • Pitscomy Quake
  • Pitscomy Temp

TECHNICAL INCUBATION CENTRE

Description

The incubation centre will focus primarily on encouraging research and ideation from the students. The Incubation centre will support with the concept validation and prototype creation for ideas being worked upon by the students. It is equipped with various platforms such as Printed Circuit Board design, Arduino boards, Raspberry Pi boards, various sensors and interface modules. Through this technical incubation centre, students make their innovation as prototype; they exhibit their prototype in project contest and events conducted by various institutions.

List of Equipments
  • Arduino UNO
  • Arduino Mega
  • Arduino YUN
  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • Line follower Robot Chasis
  • Heart Beat Sensor
  • Eye blink Sensor
  • Temperature, IR, Humidity Sensor
  • PIR motion Sensor
  • Pressure Sensor
  • Capacitive proximity Sensor
  • Accelerometers Gyron and Barometric Sensor
  • Flame Sensor
  • Ultrasonic Sensor
  • Sound Detection sensor
  • Vibration sensor
  • Gas sensor
  • LCD Display
  • GPS/GSM Module
  • Xbee Module
  • Voice module
  • Bluetooth module