Electronics and Communication Engineering - Profile

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was established in our college in the year 2011. The department currently has an intake of 120 students. The department is very active in teaching and research in the areas of communications, signal processing, VLSI, electronic systems. The department is equipped with the state of art modeling, computational, experimental, calibration and testing facilities for carrying out industrial consultancy and Research and Development (R&D). Global excellence in teaching, research and technology development is the main concern of the department. It has renowned as well as young and dynamic personalities as faculties and involved in providing quality education at undergraduate (UG) level.

The department has industry interaction and has been involved in the development of state-of-art products for industry. The department has latest software’s like MULTISIM, CADENCE IC, Lab view, Xilinx and MATLAB. The department regularly conducts National conferences, Workshops, Symposiums and Seminars on latest advancements in technology.








S.NO Name of the Laboratory
1 COMMUNICATION LAB
2 DSP LAB
3 ESD LAB
4 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LAB
5 LINEAR INTEGRATOR CIRCUIT LAB
6 MICROWAVE LAB
7 MICROPROCESSOR LAB
8 VLSI LAB



S.NO Name of the Laboratory Equipments and Software available (major Equipments)
1 COMMUNICATION LAB CRO – 20 MHz
Function Generator (1 MHz )
Power Supply ( 0 - 30 Volts Variable )
AM Transceiver Kit
FM Transceiver Kit
PAM,PPM,PWM Trainer Kits
PCM /DM/ ADM Trainer Kit
Line Coding & Decoding Kit
ASK,PSK,FSK,QPSK Trainer Kits
Sampling & TDM trainer kit
Mat lab (Communication tool box)
IC 565,566,567,741
BC 107, BFW10
Decade Inductance box
2 DSP LAB PCs with Fixed / Floating point DSP
Processors (Kit / Add-on Cards)
MATLAB with Simulink and Signal Processing Tool Box
Function Generators(1MHz)
CRO(20MHz)
3 ESD LAB Capacitors, Inductors, Diodes, Zener Diodes
Resistors ( Various ranges ), Capacitors ( Various ranges )
Decade Inductance Box, Decade Resistance Box
4 ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LAB Variable DC Power Supply (0-30V)
CRO 1MHz
Multimeter Digital
Function Generator 1 MHz
DC Ammeter and Voltmeter
BJTs, JFETs, SCRs, UJTs
Capacitors, Inductors, Diodes, Zener Diodes
Resistors ( Various ranges ), Capacitors ( Various ranges )
Decade Inductance Box, Decade Resistance Box
5 LINEAR INTEGRATOR CIRCUIT LAB Dual, (0-30V) variable Power Supply
CRO 30MHz
Digital Multimeter
Function Generator 1 MHz
IC Tester (Analog)
Computer (PSPICE installed)
ICs
Transistors, Diodes, Zener diodes
Potentiometer
Step-down transformer
Resistors 1/4 Watt Assorted
Resistors ( Various ranges ), Capacitors ( Various ranges )
Decade Inductance Box, Decade Resistance Box
6 MICROWAVE LAB FCL Advanced Fiber Optic Comm. Kit
Fiber Link-E Fiber Optic Trainer Kit Based On Laser Diode & Glass Fiber
850nm LED & PIN Diode Module
Current Source (0-100ma)
Power Source – Optical
Optical Power Meter
Network Analyzer
Fiber Optic Trainer Kit , Model Link B
Coupling Fiber To Semiconductor Sources
Mode Observation Of Fiber Optic Cable Modules
Power Meter (Mw)
7 MICROPROCESSOR LAB Microprocessor trainer kits
Microcontroller trainer kits
Interface boards
Personal Computer with CPU Hard Disk
Oscilloscopes
8 VLSI LAB Simulator and Synthesizer tool with downloader (VHDL/Verilog).
Transistor level Spice modeling tool.
No. of FPGA kits required with
a) I/O cards
b) Add on cards for FPGA


FACULTY:

Consistent with the high standard of excellence aimed by the Institution, the faculty comprises a team of carefully selected and highly qualified persons who have proven record of meritorious accomplishments to their credit. We have Doctorates and Postgraduates specialized in various disciplines that have extensive industrial and teaching experience. The staff strength is according to the norms prescribed by All India Council For Technical Education, New Delhi, Government Of Tamil Nadu And Affiliated To Anna University.

Vision

To become a nationally and internationally renowned leading institution of higher learning and research, built upon the culture and values contemporary technical education and to foster a zeal for generating the knowledge and the technologies that is essential in shaping the future in the field of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Mission

To emerge as a centre of excellence in

  • Dissemination of knowledge to students essential to meet the local and global needs in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Imparting quality education to enable them to compete internationally.
  • Preparing them to produce creative and innovative solutions for the need of society and
  • Providing consciousness of universal moral values and adhering to the professional ethical codes. /li>

COURSES:

Being permanently affiliated to the Anna University, The Electronics and Communication department of the A.R Engineering College follows the courses and syllabus prescribed by Anna University which focuses on the following main stream topics:

  • Basic electronics, devices, circuits
  • Analog and digital communication concepts
  • Concept of electromagnetic field and their application
  • Linear and digital ICs
  • Medical Electronics,WSN,Wireless Networks
  • High Speed Networks
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Computer fundamentals on hardware and software
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Random process

INDUSTRIAL VISITS:

To provide insight and knowledge of the industrial environment students are escorted on industrial visits to firms such as:

  • Ennore Power Station
  • MTAB Denford Ltd.
  • HCL Peripherals
  • Central Institute of Plastic Institute
  • IGCAR
  • BSNL
  • WIPRO
  • SOFT PRO
  • Neyveli Lignite Corporation
  • BHEL

GUEST LECTURES:

Guest lectures on latest topics and upcoming fields are conducted by experts from Industries and Research Organizations.

This is an endeavor to keep students abreast of the advancements in technology.

Some of the guest lecturers organized in the following topics:

  • “Electromagnetic and Antennas” in the year 2015
  • “Recent Developments in the field of Embedded Systems” in the year 2015
  • “Recent Developments in the field of Telecommunication” in the year 2014
  • “Research Applications in the field of Communication Networks” in the year 2014
  • “Robotics and Automation” in the year 2013
  • “Microchip Designing” in the year 2013
  • “Digital Signal Processors based Product Development” in the year 2013

VALUE-ADDED PROGRAMS:

To enhance academic knowledge of the student courses are organized and conducted by the ECE department and by other external organizations.

  • Workshop on basic electronics
  • Workshop on Mat lab programming
  • A course on mobile phone servicing
  • Practice on computer assembling and servicing
  • Workshop on VLSI design
  • C++
  • Java
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
  • DBMS
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking
  • Personality Development Programs
  • HR, Aptitude Test, Group Discussion, Seminars