Value Added Programs

LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

This course enhances becoming successful in group discussions. Learning the presentation skills: presentation strategies –from notes to presenting; group, pair, individual presentations, Interview taking skills, Non-Verbal Communication.

OBJECTIVE

  • To support language development in each student.
  • To support language development in all domains of language use.
  • To support language development in each learning activity in college.
The following modules are covered in Language Enrichment program:
  • Oral Presentation.
  • Importance of Business Meetings.
  • Reading Skills.
  • Employment Communication–Job Interview.

OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have knowledge in:
  • Development of learning skill.
  • Communication skill in job interviews.
  • Industry Partners:

    • Institute of Frontier Education Pvt,Ltd
MATLAB

MATLAB is a widely used tool in engineering fields such as process control industries, medical instrument industry etc. MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation.

OBJECTIVE

  • To provide students an understanding of the expectations of industry.
  • To improve employability skills of engineering students.
  • To bridge the skill gaps and make students industry ready.
  • To provide an opportunity to students to develop inter-disciplinary skills.
  • To Impart the Knowledge to the students with MATLAB software. [This enhances programming knowledge in Research and development]
The following modules in MATLAB course :
  • Introduction to MATLAB
  • Data files and Data types
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Operations on matrix
  • M files
  • Plots
  • GUI Design
  • MATLAB Simulink.
  • Image Processing with MATLAB.
  • Symbolic Math in MATLAB.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have mastered the foundational principles of MATLAB including topics such as:
  • Develop application programs in MATLAB.
  • Understand the basics of MATLAB.
  • Break a complex task up into smaller, simpler tasks.
  • Tabulate results and Analyse.

Companies Using MATLAB

Companies ranging from automotive, banking, and software implement the MATLAB software. The lists of companies in automotive sector using the MATLAB Software are
  • Volvo
  • Jaguar
  • Mercedes
  • BMW

Industry Partners:

  • Thick Technologies, Coimbatore,
  • MegaTech Scientific Instruments, Coimbatore.
RASPBERRY PI

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card sized single board computer originally designed to teach basic computer science. It has become a huge hit among “techie” hobbyist and has been used in hundreds of interesting applications. Engineers are mostly using it in testing departments as well as for laboratory measurements.

Objective

  • Setup and operate the Raspberry Pi.
  • Understand the basics of the Linux OS used on the Pi.
  • Understand the basics of the X Windows System (the GUI environment).
  • Program the Pi for a simple GUI-based game.
  • Program the Pi to access a network.
  • Program the Pi to play audio.
  • Program the Pi to control light emitting diodes(LEDs) attached to the GPIO pins.
  • Program the Pi to get feedback from a switch connected to the GPIO pins.
  • Program the Pi to get the temperature from a sensor connected to the GPIO pins.
  • Program the Pi to detect room light from a photocell censor connected to the GPIO pins.
The following modules in RASPBERRY PI course :
  • Introduction
  • Python for Raspberry
  • GPIOS
  • Interfacing with Raspberry
  • IOT design using Raspberry

OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have mastered the foundational principles of Raspberry including topics such as:
  • Develop application programs in Python
  • Implement applications on Raspberry Pi
  • Develop and Implement Embedded/IoT applications using Python and Rpi

Industry Partners:

  • Thick Technologies, Coimbatore
LABVIEW

LABVIEW uses graphical diagrams rather than lines of text which makes it more intuitive for engineers and excellent for parallel programming. Engineers are mostly using it in testing departments as well as for laboratory measurements.

Objectives

  • Use the programming structures and data types that exist in LabVIEW.
  • Use various editing and debugging techniques.
  • Create applications that use data acquisition (DAQ) devices.
The following modules in LABVIEW course :
  • Introduction
  • Loop structures
  • Modularity
  • Labview programming
  • Labview applications
  • OUTCOMES

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will have mastered the foundational principles of LabVIEW including topics such as:
    • LabVIEW programming principles
    • Data types, software constructs, and Graphical User Interface (GUI) elements
    • Variables and functions
    • Simple design patterns
    • SubVI design
    • VI design and documentation
    • Error handling
    • Debugging tools and techniques
    • Industry Partners:

      • Unilogic Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Coimbatore.
MSP 430

The Texas Instruments MSP430 family of ultra-low-power microcontrollers consists of several devices featuring different sets of peripherals targeted for various applications. The architecture, combined with five low-power modes, is optimized to achieve extended battery life in portable measurement applications. The device features a powerful 16-bit RISC CPU, 16-bit registers, and constant generators that contribute to maximum code efficiency. The digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) allows wake-up from low-power modes to active mode in less than 1 μs. The MSP430G2 launch pad uses the IAR Embedded Workbench Integrated Development Environment (IDE) or Code Composer Studio (CCS) to write, download, and debug an application. The debugger is unobtrusive, allowing the user to run an application at full speed with hardware breakpoints and single stepping available while consuming no extra hardware resources.

Objectives

  • The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the concepts and practical skills required to successfully program embedded systems.
  • The following modules in MSP430 course :
    • Basics of microcontrollers and its applications
    • Introduction to MSP430 and its architecture
    • Unique qualities of MSP430
    • System attributes
    • Different development tools
    • Workspaces and projects Building, debugging and watching variables
    • Building and loading the project
    • Debug environment

    Outcomes

    After finishing the course, students should feel comfortable in:
    • Building their own projects using microcontrollers such as the MSP430 from TI.
    • Implementing different applications using MSP430 launch pad

    Industry Partners:

    • Unilogic Technologies Pvt.Ltd, Coimbatore.
EPLAN

EPLAN offers unlimited possibilities for project planning, documentation, and management of automation projects. The automatic production of detailed reports based on wiring diagrams is an integral part of a comprehensive documentation system and provides subsequent phases of the project, such as production, assembly, commissioning and service with the data required. Engineering data from other project areas can be exchanged via interfaces with the CAE software, thus guaranteeing consistency and integration throughout the entire product development process.

OBJECTIVES

  • The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the concepts and practical skills required to successfully develop a power system models.
  • The following modules in MSP430 course :
    • Easy introduction to professional utilization of the software.
    • How to apply modern engineering methods.
    • Internationally-valid documentation standards and their application.

    Outcomes

    After finishing the course, students should feel comfortable in:
    • Developing a power system model.
    • Analyzing the power flow in IEEE bus system.
PCB DESIGN

PCB design is techniques involved to solve many issues which help in making the ICs. If you are an electrical engineer who wants to pursue your career in the direction of circuit design, then PCB design will help you a lot.

OBJECTIVES

  • The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the concepts and practical skills required to successfully develop a printable circuit board.
  • The following modules are covered in PCB Design course :
    • Introduction of PCB
    • Layout design
    • Component placing Auto Routing
    • Monostable multi vibrator
    • Library creation Symbol
    • Design roll checker (DRC) PCB Finishing work.
    • Hands on training (Hardware) Developing
    • PCB film, Print PCB, Etching

    OUTCOMES

    After finishing the course, students should feel comfortable in:
    • Designing a PCB design.
    • Designing a monostable multi vibrator.
    • Developing a layout out design for component placement.

    Industry Partners:

    • BECORE,Coimbatore
    • Thick India Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore
PLC Programming and Hardware Implementation

PLC Programming and Hardware Implementation is techniques involved to design a logic circuit for automated processes.

OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have mastered the foundational principles of PLC including topics such as:
  • To provide knowledge levels needed for PLC programming and operating.
  • To make the students how devices to which PLC input and output modules are connected.
  • To train the students to create ladder diagrams from process control descriptions.
  • To make the students understand various types of PLC registers.
  • Apply PLC Timers and Counters for the control of industrial processes.
  • To make the students understand PLC functions, Data Handling Function.
  • To train the students to develop a ― coil and contact control system to operate a basic robot and analog PLC operations.
  • The following modules are covered in PCB Design course :
    • PLC System
    • I/O modules and interfacing
    • CPU processor
    • Program equipment, Programming formats
    • Construction of PLC ladder diagrams
    • Devices connected to I/0 modules
    • Input instructions, outputs, procedures
    • Programming examples using contacts and coils
    • Drill press operation, digital logic gates
    • Programming in Boolean algebra, conversion examples
    • Ladder diagrams and sequence listings
    • Ladder diagram construction and flow chart for spray process system
    • Controlling of two axis and three axes robots with plc matrix functions
    • PID principles, position indicator with PID control
    • PID modules, PID tuning PID functions
    • PLC Registers
    • Data Handling functions
    • Analog PLC operation

    OUTCOMES

    After finishing the course, students should feel comfortable in:
    • Ability to gain knowledge on Programmable Logic Controllers.
    • Will understand different types of Devices to which PLC input and output modules are connected.
    • To provide the knowledge about understand various types of PLC registers.
    • Able to create ladder diagrams from process control descriptions.
    • Ability to apply PLC timers and counters for the control of industrial processes.
    • Able to use different types PLC functions, Data Handling Function.
    • Able to develop a ―coil and contact‖ control system to operate a basic robot and analog PLC operations.

    Industry Partners:

    • BECORE, Coimbatore
SCADA and HMI

SCADA and HMI is a techniques involved to design a graphical user interface for automated processes employed in industries.

OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have mastered the foundational principles of SCADA and HMI including topics such as:
  • Understand the working principle and applications of different power electronic devices.
  • Appreciate need for Industrial electronic circuits in the controlled applications.
  • Develop PLC program and appreciate importance of SCADA in DCS in industrial applications.
The following modules in SCADA & HMI course :
  • Creating Ladder logic Program.
  • Integration of SCADA System.
  • Interfacing Sensors and nodal analog points for data retrieval, control logics.
  • Integration of HMI with PLC.
  • Configuring HMI.
  • Analog and digital logic creation for HMI & Uploading and downloading of logics.
  • Integrations of Sensors with PLC.
  • Communication protocols TCP, FTP, MODBUS and Serial Communications.
  • Panel Building and Integration with Process Station, on site trouble shooting, uplink and Downlink of programs.

OUTCOMES

After finishing the course, students should feel comfortable in:
  • Design and Write basic PLC programs and generate SCADA HMI graphics for industrial applications.
  • Trouble Shoot hardware & software whilst using SCADA HMI graphics.
  • Designed and develop their own applications and advance their existing programming skills.

Industry Partners:

  • SS Technovation,Coimbatore,
  • AGIIT,Coimbatore