Applied Electronics & Instrumentation

The Department of ECE offers 4 semester course in M.Tech Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering with an intake of 18 students.Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering has succeeded beyond all expectations in making a mark in the life of modern man. This course provides students with sound theoretical & practical training in the operation and design of electronic instruments, digital logic systems, and computer based automatic process control etc. During the studies, the focus is on more advanced electives such as Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Nano Electronics, Neuro Fuzzy Systems, Computer Vision, Computer aided design of Control Systems, PWM Schemes for Power Converters, RF MEMS Circuit Design etc. Apart from the course work, students are trained in Matlab, micro-controller and embedded systems. To meet the industrial requirements of future, students are also made to become well versed with personal computer applications in instrumentation, process control system design, PLCs, Microprocessors experimentation, Industrial Electronics & applications, and Virtual instrumentation.

The demand for Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineers is growing rapidly and job opportunities for post graduate are multi-faceted. They can work as Manufacturing Engineers in MNCs (like Toshiba, Cannon, Sony, LG, Samsung, and Philips), Quality Controller, Research, Design & Development Consultants, Entrepreneurs and Teachers.

Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineers are employed by companies that manufacture and sell electronic test equipment, process control equipment and field instruments as well as companies that use process control systems in their manufacturing process.

Computer Science

Department of Computer Science and Engineering at MCET was started in the academic year 2004-05 with the introduction of B. Tech course in Computer Science & Engineering affiliated to Kerala university. The college offers B.Tech and M.Tech programmes in Computer Science and Engineering affiliated to University of Kerala. For B.Tech, intake is sixty per batch and for M Tech, it is 18 per batch.The postgraduate course in ‘Computer Science and Enginering’ affiliated to Kerala university was commenced in 2012. The course encompasses in depth study on various computer science aspects including Computer Architecture, Advanced Operating systems, Advanced Compiler design, Advanced computer networks, Software Engg principles, Advanced DBMS, Algorithms along with the recent advances such as Image Processing, Machine Learning etc. The course also includes stream and departmental electives in thrust area of computer Science studies along with breadth topics offered as interdisciplinary electives.

Excellent academic ambiance, environment conducive for research, well qualified and experienced faculty with post graduation and specialization in Computer Science, Digital Image Processing, , faculty with experience from Industry/ research organization, quality laboratory facilities, central and department level library with a collection of advanced books, access to e-journals are beneficial assurances for MCET. The faculty strength is 15, comprising of one Professor, and 14 Assistant Professors.

The department library has around 1000 textbooks and 100 reference books. The library also accommodates the project reports and seminar reports of the past 5 years, journals and periodicals, copies of user and reference manuals of the equipments of the department. It also has copies of the learning material prepared by the teaching faculties of the department

Special attention has been taken in developing the various laboratories in the department ensuring compliance to the university syllabus and timely updating them in accordance with the syllabus revision. The lab facilities are also being modernized and extended to support the student projects and research initiatives for practical realization of their theoretical concepts. Our MTech labs are Advanced Compiler Design Lab and Advanced Operating Systems Lab. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is fully equipped with the state of the art laboratories having only HP Machines. The Department is having all the latest licensed Softwares, Networking, DBMS, Advanced Java, Software Testing and Multimedia.

Apart from this our faculty member have expertisation in areas like Image Processing, Multimedia Systems and Embedded Systems etc., Our students are encouraged to participate in various activities like Paper Presentation, Sports Activities and Cultural Activities. We provide them free environment to improve the student and faculty relationship. We also provide 10/100 Mbps leased line circuit for internet access round the clock.

Power Systems

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at MCET was started in the academic year 2004-05 with the introduction of B. Tech course in Electrical & Electronics Engineering affiliated to Kerala university. The postgraduate course in ‘Power Systems’ affiliated to Kerala university with an intake of 18 was commenced in 2012. The course encompasses in depth study on various power system aspects including power generation, transmission, distribution, computer based power system analysis, operation& control of power system, power system dynamics, digital protection along with the recent advances such as FACTS, power quality and re-structuring. The course also includes stream and departmental electives in thrust area of power system studies along with breadth topics offered as interdisciplinary electives.

Excellent academic ambiance, environment conducive for research, well qualified and experienced faculty with doctorate and specialization in power system, control system, power electronics, industrial drives, faculty with experience from Industry/ research organization, quality laboratory facilities, central and department level library with a collection of advanced books, access to e-journals are beneficial assurances for MCET.
Special attention has been taken in developing the various laboratories/workshop in the department ensuring compliance to the university syllabus and timely updating them in accordance with the syllabus revision. The lab facilities are also being modernized and extended to support the student projects and research initiatives for practical realization of their theoretical concepts. Our labs are

1. Electrical Workshop
The workshop is adequately equipped with the equipments and accessories for conducting practical classes in domestic electrical wiring, industrial installation and testing practices. The lab provides facilities for with the familiarization of electronic systems with Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO), Bread board connections, PCBs and Soldering practice.

2. Measurements and Instrumentation Lab
The Measurement and Instrumentation Lab is set with various transducers, resistive, capacitive and inductive measurement systems, RTDs and thermistors, Spot deflection Galvanometer, and Bridge circuits. The lab also contains many basic measuring instruments including digital stopwatches, magnetic measurement kit, digital multimeters, energy meter, IC tester, dual power supplies, standard cells and digital oscilloscopes. The lab helps the students to gain hands on experience in different types of measurement and instrumentation systems.

3. Electrical Machines lab
The electrical machines laboratory is outfitted with multiple numbers of branded DC series/ shunt /compound machines, three phase / single phase transformers, autotransformer, cage /slip ring Induction machines and salient/cylindrical pole synchronous machines, pole changing motor, MG set, Induction generator and brushless DC motor. The lab facilities enable students to acquire knowledge on behavior of these machines and performance estimation though predetermination and load tests.

4. Electronic Circuits Lab
The Electronic Circuits Lab is enabled with equipments for conducting a wide range of experiments to train students on fundamentals as well as advanced electronic circuits and applications. It includes AC/DC power supplies, function generators, oscilloscopes, and digital trainer kits for the circuits, IC testers, and digital multimeters.

5. Power Electronics Lab
The Power Electronics Lab is functional with digital power supplies; bridge converter with control circuitry, modules of MOSFET, SCR, IGBT based inverter with control circuitry. It enables students to contain study of various power devices and conduct experiments on AC phase control, various triggering circuits for choppers and converter based motor control.

6. Power Systems Lab
The Power Systems Lab is operational with power frequency AC/DC high voltage test set (100 kV DC/250 kV AC), sphere gap /rod gap assembly, impulse generator (3stage 300kV,3kJ), solid state relay test sets, electromechanical relay test set, single phase/three phase energy meter test kit, transformer oil testing set(60kV), cable testing equipment, earth resistance testing equipment, solid insulation test equipment(30kV),power system simulation software ‘ETAP’,PSCAD and ‘MATLAB’ with power system package. The lab acquaints students with advanced concepts in power system transmission, distribution, equipment testing and protection. A power system trainer with a Transmission line simulator to demonstrate the fault clearing process on transmission line is a new addition to the power system lab. This arrangement includes hardware and software arrangements to simulate and examine the abnormal condition occurring in power system and the demonstration of protection schemes in power system which provides a great insight on power system operation to postgraduate students.

7. Systems and Control Lab
The Systems and Control Lab is equipped with stepper motor controller, servo motors(AC/DC), real time temperature controller, level and flow process controller, LVDT, magnetic amplifier, synchro transmitter-receiver trainer, PID controller, process simulator and digital oscilloscopes. The intention of this lab is to introduce the fundamentals of various process control systems.