Electrical Engineering Laboratory

The Electrical Engineering Laboratory is located in Block B, Room 312. The laboratory includes 12 stations with different electrical outlets, where every station can accommodate two students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Electronics Facility facilitates the experiential learning of topics relevant to both circuits and electronics courses: voltage and current dividers, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, sinusoidal waveforms and their properties, RLC circuit responses, transistor, and diode circuits.

The equipment available in the Electronics Facility allows students to:

  • Conduct experiments while adhering to lab safety rules and procedures
  • Design and build various electronic circuits
  • Use electronic tests and measurement instruments such as oscilloscopes, timers, function generators, etc.
  • Draw conclusions based on read measurements from electronic circuits

The Embedded Systems Facility is designed to cover the hardware and software organization of a typical microcontroller, programming in C, interfacing with peripheral devices, input-output programming, interrupts, A/D converters, DSP operations, and real-time applications.

Some of the major equipment available in this facility are:

  • Xilinx FPGA prototype boards
  • Microchip 18F prototype boards
  • Analog/Digital trainers

The Instrumentation Facility facilitates experiments that cover various sensors, signal conditioning circuits, data acquisition, and digital control.

Some of the major equipment and software available in this facility are:

  • Circuit elements and ICs for signal conditioning
  • Various sensors for measuring the elements such as accelerometer sensors, K-type thermocouple sensors etc…
  • Arduino Uno microcontroller boards and computer stations for data acquisition
  • Matlab
  • Simulink

The Power and Machines Facility facilitates experiments that cover the fundamentals of AC machines: principles of magnetic systems; three-phase circuits; power calculation; transformers; synchronous generators; induction motors (including construction); and principles of operation, testing, regulation, and efficiency. 

Some of the major equipment available in this facility are:

  • Transformers (single and three phase):
    • Performs no-load tests
    • Performs short circuit tests
       
  • Synchronous motors:
    • Analyzes the operation of synchronous motors under loaded conditions
    • Generates understanding about the starting procedures for delta and star connections
    • Analyzes the V-curve of a synchronous motor
       
  • Induction motors:
    • Analyzes the operation of induction motors under loaded conditions
    • Performs no-load tests
    • Performs DC tests
    • Performs locked rotor tests

The Communication Systems Facility is equipped with advanced communication trainers and digital oscilloscopes that allow students to conduct experiments in both analog and digital communications. Topics include:

  • AM & FM modulation/demodulation
  • Sampling and quantization
  • PCM encoding/decoding
  • ASK/FSK/PSK