About The Department

The Department of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering in KCG college of Technology was started in the year 2012. This course was initiated as there are so many demands in the field of Instrumentation and control Engineering and it is a complete merge of technical subjects involving both Electronics and Instrumentation fields afford adequate capabilities and knowledge. Among the progression and extensive applications of Electronics and Computer in Instrumentation and Control, the curriculum is framed to incorporate core courses of Electronics, Instrumentation and control as well as Computer Engineering is also taken into consideration.

Electronics and instrumentation department functions with well qualified and experienced faculties. The department of EIE of KCG College of technology has signed MoU with YOKOGAWA India Pvt. Ltd. Chennai and Trend Automation Pvt Ltd for effective Industry Institute interaction. Students are encouraged to participate in seminars, symposiums and extracurricular activities like paper presentation, In-Plant training and cultural activities in-house as well as in other institutions.

Vision

To become a world class centre of excellence in Instrumentation Engineering education and research by empowering the students with knowledge, moral values & professional standards to meet the global needs.

Mission

  • To promote quality education with real time applications to meet the growing challenges of industrial & social needs.
  • Department facilitates the students to excel in their profession by equipping them with modern tools and design skills to solve complex problems of instrumentation industry.
  • To develop leaders who posses good communication skill, strong ethics and lifelong enthusiasm for learning

Programme Educational Objectives

PEO 1 Graduates will have  a strong foundation in mathematics, basic science & engineering fundamentals to formulate & solve problems related to Research & Industry
PEO 2 Graduates will have a sound knowledge base and skill sets to develop and expand professional careers in the fields related to measurement and instrumentation technologies, process modeling and simulation, computer-based control systems, and industrial process automation
PEO 3 Graduates exhibit professionalism, ethical attitude, communication skills and team work in their profession and adapt to current trends by engaging in lifelong learning.
PEO 4 Graduates should able to work in multidisciplinary teams and be the leaders in their organization, profession and in society
PEO 5 Graduates will be motivated to pursue higher studies at the institutes of reputed in India, abroad and to join in Research organizations and Consultancy.

Mapping of Mission Statements With PEO

Mission Statement PEO 1 PEO 2 PEO 3 PEO 4 PEO 5
To promote quality education with real time applications to meet the growing challenges of industrial & social needs 3 3 2 1 2
Department facilitates the students to excel in their profession by equipping them with modern tools and design skills to solve complex problems of instrumentation industry 3 3 2 1 2
To develop leaders who posses good communication skill, strong ethics and lifelong enthusiasm for learning 2 2 3 3 3

Mapping of PEO With GA

PEO GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7 GA8 GA9 GA10 GA11 GA12
PEO1 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
PEO2 2 3 3 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 2
PEO3 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 3 2 3
PEO4 1 1 1 1      2 2 2 2 3 2 3 1
PEO5 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 3

Program Outcomes and Program Specific Outcomes

At the end of the program the student will be able to:

PEO 1 Graduates will be able to apply mathematics as the tool and the concepts of chemistry, physics, and electricity for Electronics and Instrumentation problem formulation and solutions.
PEO 2 Graduates will be able to identify and analyze a problem and formulate appropriate solution using the principles of Electronic Devices & Control systems
PEO 3 Graduates will have mastery of the knowledge in electronics, computer technology, data communication, and industrial instrumentation
PEO 4 Graduates will be able to solve open-ended technical problems and be proficient in the analysis, design, test, and implementation of instrumentation and control systems utilizing appropriate software and hardware tools and devices
PEO 5 The graduate will have ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability for providing optimal solutions.
PEO 6 The graduate will have ability to function with multidisciplinary teams in the cutting edge area of chemical, mechanical, electrical, and electronics etc.
PEO 7 The graduate will have ability to design and solve engineering problems in advanced field of Instrumentation and process control for real life problems solutions.
PEO 8 Graduates will be able to understand the value and role of professional organizations as resources for technical information and career direction, be active in networking and community involvements
PEO 9 An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audience and to work in teams as an individual and as a member or a leader
PEO 10 Graduates will be able demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply them one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team to manage projects.
PEO 11 The graduate will have ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools for modeling, design, and simulation systems in the allied areas of Instrumentation
PEO 12 Graduates will be able to Engage in continuous improvements and self-evaluation, demonstrate a commitment to quality and will have ability to complete work in a timely manner.
PSO 1 Graduates trained with good breadth of knowledge in core areas like Robotics, Embedded systems, Wireless networks and Biomedical instrumentation.
PSO 2 Graduates aware of work culture with training on project management, behavioral skills, team work for a successful professional career

Mapping Of Program Outcomes with Program Educational Objectives

PO PEO1 PEO2 PEO 3 PEO 4 PEO 5
PO 1 3 2 1 1
PO 2 3 2 1 1
PO 3 2 3 1 1
PO 4 3 3 1 1
PO 5 1 2 1 1 2
PO 6 1 1 3 3 1
PO 7 1 3 1 2
PO 8 1 1 3 3 1
PO 9 1 1 3 3
PO 10 2 1 2 3 1
PO 11 2 3 2 2 1
PO 12 2 2 1
PSO 11 3 3 2 1 2
PSO 12 1 1 3 3 1

Curricular Components

Category of Courses Credits Offered Credits Earned
Basic Sciences Core (BSC)
Engineering Science Core (ESC)
Humanities and Social Sciences Core (HSC)
Program Core Courses (PCC)
Program Lab Courses (PLC)
Departmental Elective Courses (DEC)
Program Major Project (PMP)

Total

Scope of EIE

Electronics and Instrumentation Department is one of the recently introduced branches of Engineering in Instrumentation area emphasizing the importance of Electronics in the Instrumentation field.

Today, we find instruments at home and at workplace, and this was possible only because of the science instrumentation. Since instrumentation being the order of the day, it is very much necessary for the young minds to get accustomed with the latest developments in instrumentation field. Moreover Instrumentation being one of the most important sought branches in Industrial point of view, a combination of Electronics and Instrumentation would fetch high dividends for the students who take up Electronics and Instrumentation as their career course.

Role of Electronics & Instrumentation Engineers

The students who specialize in Electronics and Instrumentation undergo courses in Instrumentation (like Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical), Electrical Machines, Electronic circuits, Control Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Biomedical Instrumentation, Industrial Instrumentation, Analytical Instrumentation, Power plant Instrumentation, Distributed Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers etc. Another aspect of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering lies in the engineer’s involvement in field of Automation. Automation being one of the latest trend in all Industries, is therefore highly in need for expertise in the field of Electronics and Instrumentation to achieve the requirements.

Control and Optimization is another important criterion in many Industries. Electronics and Instrumentation engineers having good exposure in these areas will be highly effective in solving various critical needs of the Industries.

An instrumentation engineer is responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipments which are used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes.

Focus Areas

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering is a versatile field focuses on areas like Control, Automation, Robotics, Biomedical, Computer Control in Process applications, VLSI, Fiber Optics, Industrial Instrumentation, Distributed Control Systems etc.

JOB OPPURTUNITIES

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineers have a bright future ahead of them as they are needed by almost all Industries in various cadres like Chemical, Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Aluminum, Steel, Mining & Metallurgy Paper, Textile, Consumer electronics, Space, Defense R&D, Remote sensing, Aerospace industry, Indian Railways, Nuclear Power stations, Power sector for Design, Development, Automation, Control, Fabrication, Inspection, Quality control, Maintenance and Service and so on.

An Instrumentation engineer has opportunities in many central government organisations like DRDO, ISRO,IOC, BARC, NTPC, Railways, BSNL, HAL, AAI, etc. Also many core companies like Honeywell, Texas Instruments, National Instruments, ABB, Larsen & Tourbo, Robert Bosch, Invensys, GE, Suzlon, Apna Technologies, Whirlybird, ESSAR, Yokogawa, Orange, LG, SAMSUNG, SONY, SANSUI, Whirlpool, Intel, Vedanta, Oil & Coal, many software companies like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, CTS, HCL etc recruit these engineers.

Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering – Details of Library

Particulars Quantity
Total No. of Volumes (Books) 24
National Journals 17
International Journals IEEE-275, Springar-149, Elsevier-275

LABORATORIES

The department has well established laboratories with good infrastructure and state of the art instruments namely,

  • Process Control Lab
  • Virtual Instrumentation Lab
  • Industrial Instrumentation Lab
  • Transducers And Measurements Lab
  • Instrumentation System Lab

Process control laboratory

Focus:

 Design and implementation of controllers for different processes

Infrastructure:

  • Process control trainer module,
  • Plc based valve control system,
  • Interacting and non-interacting systems,
  • Flow controller trainer setup,
  • Level controller trainer setup,
  • Temperature control trainer setup,
  • Pressure control trainer setup,
  • Study of complex control system (ratio/cascade control),
  • Multivariable process control system

Virtual instrumentation laboratory

Focus:

Modeling and Simulation of Virtual Real Time Systems

Infrasturcture:

Virtual instrumentation laboratory has Lab VIEW software. Provides platform for student to work on real time environment

Instrumentation system design laboratory

Focus:

Design and Calibration of Instrumentation Systems

Infrastructure:

  • Instrumentation amplifier,
  • V-I & I-V converters,
  • Control valve sizing module,
  • Programmable logic control Kit,
  • Strain Gauge Trainer Kit.

Industrial Instrumentation Laboratory

Focus:

Design and Calibration of Instrumentation Systems For Industrial Needs

Infrastructure:

  • Dead Weight Tester,
  • pH Meter,
  • Vacuum Pressure Setup,
  • Viscosity Measurement Setup,
  • ECG Trainer Setup,
  • Pulse Rate Trainer System,
  • Strain Gauge Torsion Meter,
  • Level Measurement Setup using DPT,
  • Orifice Meter Flow Measurement Setup,
  • UV/IR Spectrometer.

Transducers And Measurements Lab

Focus:

Study of Sensor Characteristics and design of Signal Conditioning circuits 

Infrastructure:

  • Potential – linear Displacement Trainer Kit
  • Strain Gauge Load Cell Kit
  • LVDT trainer Kit
  • Hall Effect Trainer Kit
  • Speed Control Kit
  • Photo Conductivity Trainer Kit
  • Thermister trainer Kit
  • Thermocouple Trainer Kit
  • Thermocouple trainer Kit with RTD
  • I/P Trainer Kit
  • Auto Transformer
  • Resistive Lamp Load
  • Fiber Optic Transducer Non Contact type Infra Red and LASER Thermometer

The faculty members of the college not only guide the students in their academic pursuits, but also channelize their thoughts and actions in the positive direction. They encourage the students to develop their talents in extra and co-curricular activities. Their efforts are concentrated on achieving all-round development of the students and in moulding them into good citizens.

The faculty comprises highly qualified and experienced professors who are from reputed institutions like the Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management and Anna University. Apart from full-time professors, visiting professors from various industries and research organizations in-and-around Chennai, deliver guest lectures and provide guidance. Moreover, eminent academicians from U.K. and U.S.A. and consultants of various industries provide additional inputs and impetus to the various programmes and ensure that graduating students are sufficiently exposed to industrial practices.

The faculty aims to help the students to achieve their best in their chosen field. To meet this aim:

  • We provide a core team whose qualification, experience, dedication and ability to impart knowledge remains unrivalled.
  • We instill in the mind of students a pride in their national identity, sense of responsibility, honesty and integrity.
  • We provide a learning environment geared for achieving the highest standards of academic excellence.
  • We encourage them to be goal-oriented.
  • We transform them into responsible citizens who will take an active part in community-service when they enter their respective professions.