The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering is well equipped with high end design and analysis laboratories which are used extensively by the students and faculty members for their curriculum and research activities.
The following is the list of labs in ECE dept:
Students of early semesters will be practicing their lab session in circuit theory at Basic Electronics and Electronic Circuits lab .These lab consists of all types of active/passive components, measuring instruments, cathode ray oscilloscopes, function generators and various types of decade boxes.
Experiments in the IC lab help the students to get exposure about the analog ICs and Digital ICs performances and applications. It helps the students to design the given specification and requirements and also to check for the functionality by using digital IC trainer kits.
Microprocessor and Microcontroller lab is equipped with programming kits in Intel, Atmel & Microchip processors and Simulation softwares such as Xilinx, MASM, Keil, etc. which creates a practical idea in coding the processor and controller. It helps the students to know the methods of interfacing various peripherals like display, keyboard etc. The Lab is also equipped with the Spartan 3, Spartan 3E Starter Boards which provides a powerful and highly advanced self-contained development platform for designs targeting the Spartan 3E FPGA from Xilinx.
In the Communication lab the students get practical exposure to microwave theory, analog and digital communication techniques, sampling processes etc. The laboratory is equipped with microwave test benches, Digital Storage Oscilloscopes, different trainer kits in optical fiber communication, satellite communication, various Modulation and Demodulation schemes, etc.
The Systems Laboratory helps the students to have an idea in processor programming and also to implement the logic codes. The lab is equipped with different development boards and platforms like Arduino, Raspberrypi, Papilio, etc., special tools like MODELSIM, XILINX, MATLAB, etc enable the students to design, analyze, simulate and even compare results with existing industrial standards.
The PG Lab is exclusively for the PG students where they can work with DSP development boards, OFC and antenna trainer kits, Spectrum analyzer, RF trainer kits etc. The lab provides softwares needed for design, simulation, and analysis of signal processing and communication systems. Students can design their chips up to 90 nm by using Cadence and alliance tools. Spice simulation software’s provides a platform for circuit analysis and make the student’s job easier.
Centre for Research and Innovations in Signal Processing (CRISP)
Signal processing techniques have come to occupy centre place of importance in engineering and technology as evidenced by the plethora of electronic devices available in the market and which employ simple to complex signal processing operations. This points to the opportunities available for signal processing
The centre has facilities such as:
DSP kits like TMS 320C6713, TMS 320C6416, Digital storage oscilloscopes, function generators etc.
For simulation purposes, ANSOFT simulation software, Multisim software and PCB design software are also available
Additional facilities include ARM microcontroller kits and OMAP boards
Some of the research activities in progress in the research centre include:
The centre has also conducted workshops on MATLAB and ANSOFT simulation software and FPGA trainer kits. Workshops on Audrino and RasberryPi are scheduled in the near future