Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering
Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Lab Facilities

Circuits lab-1

 The department has a well-equipped Electronic Circuits laboratory with oscilloscopes, digital storage oscilloscopes, power supplies and signal generators for the students to get a hands-on experience about the theoretical electronic circuit concepts they had studied. The lab also has a PCB etching and fabrication facility for the students, mainly used during mini-projects.

FACULTY IN CHARGE :  Ms. ANJU MARY JOSEPH

Ms. APARNA P M

LAB IN CHARGE          :  Ms. SHEEJA SANTOSH

 

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • CATHODE RAY OSCILLOSCOPE
  • FUNCTION GENERATOR
  • POWERSUPPLY( Dual 0-15V VARIABLE)
  • MULTIMETER
  • VOLTMETERS (1V, 10VAC, 15V, 15/30V)
  • AMMETERS (1mA, 500μA, 10mA, 50mA, 100 mA, 500m A, 1A)
  • IC TESTER

 

Circuit Lab-2

 The department has a well-equipped Electronic Circuits laboratory with oscilloscopes, digital storage oscilloscopes, power supplies and signal generators for the students to get a hands-on experience about OpAmps 555 Timer & other IC and their applications they had studied.

FACULTY IN CHARGE :  Mr. PRAJEESH P A

                                          Ms. ANJALY GOPINATH

LAB IN CHARGE          :   Ms. VIDYA V

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • CATHODE RAY OSCILLOSCOPE
  • FUNCTION GENERATOR
  • POWERSUPPLY ( Dual 0-15V Variable)
  • MULTIMETER
  • VOLTMETERS (1V, 10VAC, 15V, 15/30V)
  • AMMETERS (1mA, 500μA, 10mA, 50mA, 100m A, 500mA, 1A)

Communication Lab

Communication Lab focuses on training the students in both analog and digital transmission/reception of signals. The students are trained for constructing the circuits for analog and digital modulations. The students have an experience to design Modulation/Demodulation circuits using Discrete components.

FACULTY IN CHARGE : Mr. PRASANTH P MENON

                                         Ms. NEETHA K

LAB IN CHARGE          : Ms. NEEMA VIJAYAN

LIST OF EQUIPMENTS

  • VARIABLE DUAL POWER SUPPY
  • CATHODE RAY OCILLOSCOPE
  • DIGITAL STORAGE OSCILLOSCOPE
  • FUNCTION GENERATOR
  • FIXED POWER SUPPLY
  • DIGITAL MULTIMETER
  • SPECTRUM ANALYZER
  • BASIC MICROSTRIP ANTENNA COMPONENT TRAINER
  • VECTOR NETWORK ANALYSER
  • FIBER OPTIC COMMUNICATION KIT
  • PCM KIT
  • PAM/PWM/PPM KIT
  • DATA CONDITIONING & RECONDITIONING KIT
  • ANALOG/DIGITAL IC TESTER
  • RF ANTENNA TRAINER

MICROWAVE COMPONENTS

  • KLYSTRON MICROWAVE SOURCE
  • GUNN DIODE MICROWAVE SOURCE
  • REGULATED KLYSTRON POWER SUPPLY
  • REGULATED GUNN DIODE POWER SUPPLY
  • VARIABLE ATTENUATOR
  • ISOLATOR
  • FREQUENCY METER
  • WAVEGUIDE  DETECTOR MOUNT
  • VSWR METER
  • E-SECTORAL HORN
  • PARABOLIC DISC
  • PYRAMIDAL HORN
  • RADIATION PATTERN MEASURING SETUP (HORIZONTAL  &VERTICAL)
  • MAGIC TEE
  • SLOTTED SECTION
  • TUNABLE DETECTOR PROBE

 

Microprocessor and Micro controller Lab

 The Microprocessor and Microcontroller lab is intended to deliver practical knowledge about microprocessors and microcontrollers and their applications. The lab has 8085 and 8051 hardware kits for the students to implement and study various experiments and to get acquainted with the embedded software development process. The also provides facility for software simulation of the developed code.

FACULTY IN CHARGE : Ms. NEETHU SUMAN

                                          Ms. ANJANA S

LAB IN CHARGE          : Ms. SREESUBHA GOPI

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • VSK6713(TMS320C6713 processor) DSP trainer kit
  • 8051 trainer kit
  • Relay & Buzzer
  • LCD Interface Board/LED
  • ADC
  • DAC
  • Stepper Motor
  • Male & Female Connector
  • DC Motor for Elevator Interfacing
  • PCs 

IC Lab

Integrated Circuit lab is another well equipped & advanced electronic lab and some of the equipments in the lab are Fixed and variable power supplies, Digital and Analog IC Testers and Digital trainers. In this lab students get a strong understanding of Digital Electronics (Boolean Algebra, K-Map reduction, familiarization of Logic gates, Adders, MUXs, DEMUXs, Encoders, Decoders, Flip-flops, Counters, Registers and Alphanumeric LED displays)

FACULTY IN CHARGE : Ms. SHANTHI S PRABHU

                                         Mr. JAYESH T P

LAB IN CHARGE           : DEEPA P B

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • DIGITAL MULTIMETER
  • ANALOG/ DIGITAL  IC TESTER
  • CATHODE RAY OSCILLOSCOPE
  • FUNCTION GENERATOR
  • 5V FIXED POWER SUPPLY
  • 15 V DUAL POWER SUPPLY(VARIABLE)

Project Lab

The department also has an in-house project lab that provides a platform for the students to develop innovative embedded products for various real-time applications. This lab is utilized by the final year students to take-up their project work in the college itself. The lab has ample application specific plug-in hardware development modules that drastically reduce the product development time. The modules include ARM development suite, PIC development kits and development boards from other leading manufactures. The lab also provides various interfacing modules like GSM, GPS, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Bluetooth for the product development.

FACULTY IN CARGE:  Ms. MARIYA K SHAJI

                                Ms. ASWATHY N

LAB IN CHARGE      : Ms. SYAM SUNDAR

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • ARM 7 LPC 2138 DVB                                                             
  • PIC DVB WITH PIC KIT 2PROGRAMMER
  • FINGER PRINT SCANNER
  • ZIGBEE  SERIES 1
  • ZIGBEE BREAKOUT  TTL
  • ZIGBEE BREAKOUT RS 232
  • BLUETOOTH MODULE
  • WIFI MODULE
  • GSM MODULE TTL
  • GPS MODULE TTL
  • RFID READER MODULE 125KHZ WITH TAG TAG
  • CMOS CAMERA
  • EASY KIT PIC 16F 877A
  • LCD DISPLAY
  • TOUCH SCREEN
  • ARM 7 LPC 2148 MICRO CONTROLLER
  • ARM 9 SPECIFICATION ARM 926 EJ S
  • DSP TRAINER KIT WITH PIC BOARD
  • VLS TRAINER KIT+PIGGYBACKS
  • MSP 430 LOUNCHPAD
  • PIC DVB

Simulation Lab

The Simulation lab provided for the electronics and communication department comprises of an ample amount of individual computer systems for each students and has a capacity of about 60 persons per batch. Each system has a combination of pre installed softwares such as matlab, pspice, and other necessary development tools .

FACULTY IN CHARGE : Ms. ARYA PAUL

                                         Ms. REMYA REMESH

LAB IN CHARGE          : Ms. SREESUBHA GOPI

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS AND SOFTWARES

  • PC

     SOFTWARES:

  • LABVIEW
  • MATLAB
  • MODELSIM
  • MPLAB IDE
  • PSPICE
  • XILINX DESIGN

 

ECE PG Lab H/W and S/W Facilities

PG VLSI lab 

Real Time Embedded System
Sl.No Specification Properties software
1 MSP430FG4618 The MSP430xG461x series are microcontroller configurations with two 16-bit timers, a high-performance 12-bit A/D converter, dual 12-bit D/A converters, three configurable operational amplifiers, one universal serial communication interface (USCI), one universal synchronous/asynchronous communication interface USART), DMA, 80 I/O pins, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) driver with regulated charge pump.Typical applications for this device include portable medical applications and e-meter applications. Code Composer studio  (CCS)
2 MSP430F5438 16-Bit Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller, 256KB Flash, 16KB RAM, 12 Bit ADC, 4 USCIs, 32-bit HW Multiplier Typical applications for this device include analog and digital sensor systems, digital motor control, remote controls, thermostats, digital timers, and hand-held meters.  CCS
3 Stellaris Cortex-M3
LM3S8962 Microcontroller 
32-bit ARM® Cortex™-M3 50-MHz processor core with System Timer (SysTick), integrated Nested Vectored Interrupt Controller (NVIC), Memory Protection Unit (MPU), and Thumb-2 instruction set USB cable provides serial communication, debugging, and power OLED graphics display User LED, navigation switches, and select pushbuttons,Magnetic speaker,MicroSD card slot Standard ARM® 20-pin JTAG debug connector with input and output modes are present.
 
Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS) for Stellaris® MCUs (Application Software & Frameworks) 
4 RTOS Mircium OS-II μC/OS-II is a portable, ROMable, scalable, preemptive, real-time deterministic multitasking kernel for microprocessors, microcontrollers and DSPs. Used in wide range of  safety critical embedded applications, Data Communications Equipments etc.  
5 MSP-FET430UIF MSP-FET430UIF is a powerful flash emulation tool to quickly begin application development on the MSP430 MCU. It includes USB debugging interface used to program and debug the MSP430 in-system through the JTAG interface or the pin saving Spy Bi-Wire (2-wire JTAG) protocol. since the MSP430 flash is ultra-low power, no external power supply is required. Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) 
6 LM3S9D96
Stellaris LM3S Microcontroller 
The LM3S9D96 microcontroller is targeted for industrial applications, including remote connectivity and monitoring, electronic point-of-sale (POS) machines, test and measurement equipment, network appliances and switches, factory automation, home and commercial site monitoring and control, gaming equipment, motion control, medical instrumentation, lighting control, transportation, and fire and security. GPIO Breakout BoosterPack, OR Cortex Microcontroller Software Interface Standard (CMSIS) for Stellaris® MCUs
7 Stellaris® LM3S9B92 EVALBOT
Robotic Evaluation Board
Evaluation board with robotic capabilities,Mechanical components assembled by user,MicroSD card connector,I2S audio codec with speaker .                                                                                                                                                                     Robot features: Two DC gear-motors provide drive and steering
Opto-sensors detect wheel rotation with 45° resolution
 Sensors for "bump" detection 
 StellarisWare® and for use with Code Composer Studio 
Embedded Digital Signal Processing                    
8 C5535 eZdsp USB Stick Development Kit  industry’s lowest cost and lowest power 16-bit processors helping conserve energy at exceptional levels and enabling longer battery life. a range of signal processing applications, including voice and audio recorder, musical instruments, portable medical solutions and other consumer electronics in industrial and security applications. CCS
9 TI TMDSEVML138 OMAP-L138 / C6748 EVM Kit  Applications in Public safety radios,Audio,Intelligent occupancy sensors,Medical,Industrial,Communications fields Code Composer Studio™ (CCStudio) Integrated Development Environment v4
Embedded Image Processing
10 TMS320C6457 The C6457 device includes Serial RapidIO®. This high-bandwidth peripheral dramatically improves system performance and reduces system cost for applications that include multiple DSPs on a board, such as video and telecom infrastructures and medical/imaging. ccs
11 Beagleboard Xm A true open hardware, community-supported embedded computer for developers and hobbyists.It is a lower-cost, high-expansion focused development kit using a low cost Sitara™ ARM® Cortex-A8 processor from Texas Instruments.  ccs
EmbeddedE Wireless  Sensor Network
12 MSP430 Wireless Development Tool  The eZ430-RF2500 is a complete wireless development tool for the MSP430 and CC2500 that includes all the hardware and software required to develop an entire wireless project with the MSP430 in a convenient USB stick.  Code Composer Studio (CCS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
Analog
13 ASLKPRO University Kit ASLK PRO comes with three general-purpose operational amplifiers and three wide-bandwidth precision analog multipliers (MPY634) from Texas Instruments. Also included two 12-bit parallel-input multiplying digital-to-analog converters DAC7821, a wide-input non-synchronous buck-type DC/DC controller TPS40200, and a low dropout regulator TPS7250 from Texas Instruments. A portion of ASLK PRO is left for general-purpose prototyping which can be used for carrying out mini-projects.  1.TINA or PSpice or any powerful simulator based on the SPICE Simulation Engine
2.FilterPro
3.SwitcherPro- A software program for designing power supplies
Digital Design FPGA from Xilinx
14

Spartan 3E Starter Board
The board  features a Xilinx Platform Flash, USB and JTAG parallel programming interfaces with numerous FPGA configuration options via the onboard Intel Strata Flash and ST Microelectronics Serial Flash. The board is fully compatible with all versions of the Xilinx ISE tools including the free WebPack.   Xilinx ISE
15 Nexys™3 Spartan-6 FPGA Board  digital system development platform,Spartan®-6 FPGA delivers an optimal balance of low risk, low cost, and low power for cost-sensitive applications,can add additional features to the Nexys3, including A/D and D/A converters, breadboards, motor drivers, displays, etc. The Nexys3 is fully compatible with all Xilinx tools, including the free WebPack™ as well as Chipscope™, EDK™ (embedded processor design kit) and other tools. Xilinx ISE
16 Atlys Spartan -6 The Atlys circuit board is a  ready-to-use digital circuit development platform based on a Xilinx Spartan 6 LX45 FPGA. The on-board collection of high-end peripherals, including Gbit Ethernet, HDMI Video, 128Mbyte DDR2 memory array, audio and USB ports make the Atlys board an ideal host for complete digital systems built around embedded processors like Xilinx’s MicroBlaze. Atlys is fully compatible with all Xilinx CAD tools, including ChipScope, EDK, and the free WebPack, so designs can be completed with no extra costs.  XIlinx ISE
17 Genesys™ Virtex-5 FPGA Development Board With gigabit ethernet, high-speed memory, high-resolution audio & video circuits and a host of USB connectivity options, the Genesys board includes proven circuits used in the most demanding designs. From complex systems to dedicated high performance applications, the Genesys board brings workable solutions to complex problems.
The Genesys board can be communicated with and programmed by the Digilent Adept software. In addition, the board can be programmed by Xilinx's iMPACT.
Xilinx ISE
18 Xilinx Virtex-5 XC5VLX110T FPGA  a feature-rich general purpose evaluation and development platform with on-board memory and industry standard connectivity interfaces. Applications in Digital Design,Embedded Systems,Digital Signal Processing and Communications,Computer Architecture,Operating Systems,Networking,Video and Image Processing,
High Speed Serial I/O Transceivers etc..
Xilinx ISE
19 Xilinx Zynq-7000
Using the Zynq-7000 platform, possible to  design smarter systems with tightly coupled software based control and analytics with real time hardware-based processing and optimized system interfaces . Applications in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems,Situational Awareness,Professional Cameras,Enterprise Video Conferencing
Monitors and Projectors
Design Tools (Vivado/ISE and SDK)
20

Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit

The Artix®-7 FPGA AC701 Evaluation Kit features the leading system performance per watt Artix-7 family to get you quickly prototyping for your cost sensitive applications.  This includes all the basic components of hardware, design tools, IP, and pre-verified reference designs.  This also features a targeted reference design enabling high-performance serial connectivity and advanced memory interfacing equipped with a full license for the Northwest Logic DMA engine.  
21 Zynq-7000 AP SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit The Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit includes all the basic components of hardware, design tools, IP, and pre-verified reference designs including a targeted design, enabling a complete embedded processing platform and transceiver based designs including PCIe. The included pre-verified reference designs and industry-standard FPGA Mezzanine Connectors (FMC) allow scaling and customization with daughter cards.  
22 .University VIVADO System Edition S Xilinx-25 User license    

 

Electronics Workshop

The electronics workshop is intended to deliver basic introduction of electronic hardware systems and provides hands-on training with familiarization, identification, testing, assembling, dismantling, fabrication, and repairing such systems by making use of various tools and instruments available in the electronics workshop. After the course students can identify the active and passive electronic components . They would be capable of  testing, assembling, dismantling, fabrication, and repairing such systems by making use of various tools and instruments available in the electronics workshop.  

FACULTY IN CHARGE : Ms. MARIYA K SHAJI

                                        Ms. ASWATHY N

LAB IN CHARGE           :Mr. SYAM SUNDAR

LIST OF MAIN EQUIPMENTS

  • DIGITAL MULTIMETER
  • ANALOG MULTIMETER
  • CATHODE RAY OSCILLOSCOPE
  • FUNCTION GENERATOR
  • 30V SINGLE POWER SUPPLY
  • 15 V DUAL POWER SUPPLY
  • SOLDERING STATION
  • DE SOLDERING STATION (REWORK)
  • PCB DRILLING MACHINE
  • PCB DESIGNING SYSTEM
  • PCB ETCHING SETUP