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The Electrical Department of Government Engineering College, Thrissur is well equipped with laboratories for learning, testing and measurement facilities. The department consists of mainly eight laboratories listed below under the guidance of well experienced teachers and lab staff.

1. Electrical Workshop

This is the basic lab that supports the study of beginners in engineering. The workshop store consists of common electrical devices & tools and various models of insulators, lightning arrestors, different types of lamps, megger etc. By means of these experiments, the student obtains the basic knowledge of connecting conductors, wiring different circuits etc.  These experiments help to provide them the base they require as electrical engineers.

LIST OF EXPERMINENTS:

SUBJECT WITH CODE

EXP. No.

NAME OF THE EXPERIMENT

 

EN 09 111(P)

& EN 14 111(P)

ELECTRICAL WORKSHOP

1

Safety precautions

2

Study of tools

3

Straight joint on 1/18 PVC wire

4

‘T’  joint on 1/18 PVC wire

5

Married joint on 3/20 wire

6

Britannia joint on GI wire

7

To wire up a circuit with one lamp controlled by one switch

8

To wire up a circuit with two lamp controlled by two switch

 

 

ELECTRICAL WORKSHOP

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Staircase wiring

10

Fluorescent lamp wiring

11

Fluorescent lamp,2 in 1 socket independent control

12

Earthing - Measurement of earth resistance

13

Familiarization  of electronic components

14

Soldering practice

15

Resistance in series and parallel

16

Full wave rectifier with capacitor and regulated IC

 

2. Electrical Measurements Lab

Basic Electrical Engg. Lab is to offer the xperiments related to various Theorems, characteristics etc. Of Electrical circuits. This lab is involved in all areas of study, related to measurement and calibration. It is equipped with all measuring instruments, phase shifting transformers, bridge circuits and induction coils. Here, in this lab, students learn to calibrate the meters, verify theorems, understand hysteresis characteristics and other important concepts related to metering.

   

 

 

BASIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LAB

1 V-I characteristics of incandescent lamp & wire wound rheostat
2 Verification of Kirchhoff’s laws
3 Verification of Reciprocity theorem
4 Single phase power measurement using 3- voltmeter method
5 RLC series &parallel circuit
6 Verification of Thevenin’s theorem
7 Verification of Superposition theorem
8 Single phase power measurement using 3- ammeter method
9 Three phase power measurement using 2-wattmeter method
10 Power factor improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENT LAB

 

1

a)Calibration of single phase energy meter by direct loading

b)Calibration of single phase static energy meter

2

Calibration of single phase energy meter by phantom loading with phase shifting transformer

3

Calibration of single phase energy meter by phantom loadingwithout  phase shifting transformer

4

Measurement of self &mutual inductance:-

a)air cored coil  b)iron cored coil

5

a)Determination of B-H curve

b)Determination of hysteresis loop using six point method

6

Calibration of ammeter, voltmeter & wattmeter using Vernierpotentiometer

7

Wheatstone bridge & Kelvin double bridge 

8

Extension of instrument ranges using CT and PT

 

 

 3.  Electronics Lab

The Analog & Digital Electronic Lab has been designed to help students to understand the working of timer circuits, counters and basic components like transistors, diodes etc. and it also offers the students better acquaintance with programming language of microprocessors. The Lab is well equipped with Waveform generators, DC suppliers, Clock generator, Programmers and Signal Analyzers. Analysis and working of analog and digital circuits including FPGAs make the students competent enough to work with modern day electronic systems.

  •  FPGA Trainer Kit (1 No)
  • CPLD Trainer Kit (1 No)
  • PICC Trainer Kit (1 No)
  • ATMEGA Trainer Kit (1 No)
  • Xilinx ISE WebPackage (6.1)

 

DIGITAL ELECTRONICS LAB

 

 

 

 

1

Half adder & half subtractor circuits with NAND gates using mode control

2

Ripple counter using JK flip flop

3

Johnson & ring counters with JK flip flop & shift registers

4

Synchronous up/down counter

5

8085 simple programs-addition, data transfer, multiplication

6

Waveform generation using 8085-square, saw tooth & triangular waves

7

Multiplexer & de-multiplexer using gates

8

VHDL implementation of adder circuit & 3 bit counter

9

VHDL simulation of adder circuit & counter

 

4.    Electrical Machines Lab

The Machines lab of Government Engineering College, Thrissur, is considered one of the best of its kind in Kerala. The lab is equipped with all types of AC and DC machines mainly covered in the B Tech curriculum. Through hands-on experiments with real machines, students gain practical experience in using various AC & DC motors, alternators, transformers, starters etc. Presently, 29 various types of experiments related to electrical machinery like Load test, Brake test, Loss separation, and OC and SC characteristics are done in this Lab.

 

ELECTRICAL MACHINES LAB 1

 

 

 

 

1

a)OC & SC tests on single phase transformer

b)Load test on single phase transformer

2

Open circuit characteristics on DC shunt generator

3

Load test on DC shunt generator

4

Brake test on DC series motor

5

a)Swinburn’s test

b) Separation  of losses in a DC machine

6

Sumpner’s test

7

Scott connection

8

Separation of losses in a single phase transformer

9

Hopkinson’s test

10

Retardation test

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTRICAL MACHINES LAB II

 

 

 

 

 

1

Brake test on squirrel cage induction motor

2

No load & blocked rotor tests on three phase squirrel cage induction motor

3

Slip test on three phase salient pole synchronous machine

4

Voltage regulation on alternator

5

No load & blocked rotor tests on slip ring induction motor

6

Induction machine as generator & motor

7

No load & blocked rotor tests on pole changing induction motor

8

No load & blocked rotor tests on single phase induction motor

9

V-curves of synchronous machines

10

Speed control of induction motor by variable frequency method

 

5.   Advanced Electrical Engineering Lab

The Advanced Electrical Lab is where the final year students do their experiments on various. The major equipments include:

  • PID controller  - 1No
  • PLC trainer kit – 1No
  • AC servo motor – 1No.
  • Synchro – 1 No
  • Magnetic amplifier – 1 No
  • 8086 microprocessor 89c51 microcontroller kits -5 each
  • Data acquisition cards  - 4 Nos
  • DAC cards – 4 Nos
  • Universal Programmer – 1 No
  • DC motor – 1 No
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope- 1No
  • IDMT relay – 1No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADVANCED ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LAB

 

 

 

 

 

1

Transfer function of DC motor

2

Magnetic amplifier

3

Compensation networks (lag & lead)

4

Experiments on synchros

5

Determination of relay characteristics

6

Study of 8086 microprocessor & implementation of simple programs using 8086 trainer kit

7

Study of MASM  & implementation of simple programs

8

Study of 8051 microcontroller & implementation of simple programs using 8051 trainer kit

9

Interfacing of ADC with 8051 microcontroller to read analog signal

10

Performance evaluation of full wave thyristor rectifier

 

6.  Power Electronics Lab

This Lab is meant for the PG students.  The major equipments include:

  • IGBT Intelligent Power Module based PWM controller for speed control of induction motor    - 2 Nos

  • AC – DC converter based DC motor controller set – 2 Nos
  • Thyristor Power Module – 1 No
  • TMS 320C6713 DSK set – 2 Nos
  • Chopper module – 1 No
  • Commuter based data acquisition system – 5 Nos
  • Microcontroller modules - 2 Nos
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope – 1
  • Analog oscilloscope – 5 Nos
  • Alternator – DC motor set – 2 Nos.
  • DSP Based induction motor drive system-1 No
  • DSP Based BLDC motor drive System-1 No
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7.   Power Systems Lab

This laboratory is our Computer laboratory equipped with 25 desktop computers and the hub. Students can use the lab any time for their research and simulation purpose and can access the internet for more assistance. The lab also has the seating capacity of 150 with enough requirements to conduct seminars, smart classes and workshops. It has LAN connected 30 nodes of  computers. Also there is internet connection to the computers and LCD projector facility to engage simulation classes in this lab.

Simulation  software of : 

  • Matlab
  • PSpice
  • Mipower
  • PSCAD
     

 

8.  Research and  Testing Lab:

Available facilities

  •  Power Quality Analyser (1 No)
  • HV Transformer (1 No)
  • Sphere gap  arrangement (No)
  • Insulation Tester (1No)
  • Scope Meter (1 No)
  • Micro ohm meter (1 No)
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope (4 Nos)

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