Faculty of Engineering Sciences has a large number of teachings and Research Laboratories including Mechanics, Electricity & Magnetism, Circuit Analysis, Logic Design, Computer Architecture, Micro Processor/Micro Controller Interfacing, Engineering Instrumentation, Simulation, Semiconductor devices, Lasers & Optics, and Photonics. They will be suitable for industry that is involved not only in production but also in research and development both within the country and abroad. Already, within the country a number of organizations are pursuing R & D work and production in the emerging field of technologies. At present the manpower for such organizations in these fields is either trained abroad or the assistance of foreign consultants is sought. The graduates of this faculty will be well-equipped to fill this gap in national expertise and can look forward to highly rewarding careers.
The Faculty of Engineering Sciences has a large number of teaching laboratories includes:
This is a complementary laboratory course to the PH101 Lectures. In this laboratory students perform the experiments relate to measurements, error analysis, vector properties, equilibrium, kinematics and dynamics of translator motion, two dimensional motion Work-Energy Theorem, rotational dynamics and oscillations. The
laboratory is equipped with various kits including Mechanics System Kit (PASCO), Air Track Kit (PASCO), Rotational Dynamics Kit (PASCO and PHYWE), Projectile Launcher (PASCO) Gravitational constant apparatus (PASCO), Free Fall apparatus (PASCO) and Variable “g” pendulum (PASCO).
This Lab is meant for the understanding of the fundamentals and concepts related to Electricity an Magnetism. This Lab includes experiments related to electric charge, electric field, electric potential, DC circuits, magnetic field of current Faraday’s law of induction, ferromagnetic materials, capacitance, inductance and alternating current etc. The laboratory is equipped wit trainer boards, oscilloscopes, apparatus for magnetic moment (PHYWE), apparatus for magnetic force (PHYWE), apparatus fo measuring e/m of electron (PASCO), Coulomb’s law apparatus (PASCO), electric field apparatus (PHEWE), Magnetic field of a coil an solenoid apparatus (PHEWE), Faraday’s law of induction apparatus and apparatus to study the magnetic properties of materials.
The Lab is build for basic understanding of digital concepts. Students learn to design and implement different combinational as well as sequential circuits taught in digital logic design class using Gates. This Lab is used in two courses, Circuit Analysis 1 and Digital Logic design. It Contains Digital Trainer boards, Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters (DMM) Function Generators and support accessories.
This Lab is meant for the students to learn about a typical microprocessor and microprocessor based systems. It is used in two courses, Computer Architecture and Microprocessor Interfacing. The laboratory is equipped with Oscilloscopes, Digital trainers, Burners (Programmer), Digital Multimeters and support electrical and electronics accessories.
This Lab has 15 networked PCs with various kinds of software packages installed (e.g. MATLAB, PSPICE, ModelSim). MATLAB is used for running exercises in the courses of Signal and System and Computer Simulating Methods. PSPICE, a simulation tool is also used for analysing the electric and an electronic circuit is used in the Lab of circuit analysis 1.
The semiconductor laboratory is an integral part of the modern curriculum in Faculty of Engineering Sciences. It allows students to apply what they have studied in Semiconductor Devices course. They learn how to find the resistivy / conductivity with four probe and two probes, conductivity type using hot probe method. probes method. Students are given demonstrations on the photo lithography machine. For characterization of the material they are given demos on the SEM and XRD. For the device fabrication they are given demos on Thermal Vacuum Evaporator and Spin Coater. Students are further given demos on Probe station and Locking Amplifier for device characterization. Major equipment includes Hall Effect board Ge, Hall Effect board Cu, Hall Effect board Zn, Solar panel cells, Universal Measuring Amplifier and support accessories.
The Laser & Optics Laboratory at the Faculty of Engineering Sciences is currently engaged in numerous research projects in the fields of laser, photonics and optical technologies. Active research areas include free space laser communication, fiber optics communication, fiber optic sensors and designing of LIDAR systems. Laboratory facilities include Michelson interferometer kits, advanced optics kits, Newport fiber optics kits, spectrometers, DSP lock-in-amplifiers, fiber optics patch cards, optical modulators, WDM and directional couplers, He-Ne lasers, high power Nd:YAG laser, diode lasers, laser power meters, PIN diodes, APDs, phototransistors, computers with DAQ cards, Oscilloscopes, analog & digital trainers, optoelectronic device fabrication & characterization and a wide range of other electronic and optics component.
The research labs functional at Faculty of Engineering Sciences include Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Lab, Thermal Analysis Lab, Spectroscopy Lab, Organic
Electronics Lab, High Power Laser Lab, Lithography Lab and Computational Physics Lab. A brief introduction to research labs in FES is presented below.
The Thermal Analysis Laboratory has state-of-the-art equipment purchased from Perkin Elemer company such as Differential Scanning Calorimeter (Perkin Elemer DSC-7), Differential Thermal Analyser (DTA-7), Thermal Gravimetric Analyser (TGA-7) and Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA-7). The equipment can be used to investigate the kinetic parameters, and change of mass and mechanical properties of various materials with temperature. Moreover, the equipment has direct application for the product development in the paper, ceramic, polymer, rubber, glass and paint industries.
Spectroscopy Laboratory contains Perkin Elemer, Fourier Transform, Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR System 2000) and UV/VIS/NIR (Spectrometer Lamda-19). Facilities are available for the spectroscopic analysis of liquid, solid and gaseous samples in transmission as well as reflection mode. The equipment has direct applications in environmental studies, chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical industries.
The laboratory has so far produced five PhDs and several MS students in the investigation of organic semiconductors, conducting polymers and nanoparticles of organic semiconductors for potential applications in organic electronic and photonics devices. The facilities are available for the fabrication and characterization of organic junction diodes, sensors, organic photodiodes, organic field effect transistors, organic memories, organic solar cells, etc.
The laboratory has so far produced five PhDs and several MS students in the investigation of organic semiconductors, conducting polymers and nanoparticles of organic semiconductors for potential applications in organic electronic and photonics devices. The facilities are available for the fabrication and charachterization of organic junction diodes, sensors, organic photodiodes, organic field effect transistors, organic memories, organic solar cells, etc.
The laser lab at the faculty of engineering sciences is currently engaged in research projects in the fields of laser ablation, laser micromachining and laser writing of
electronic devices. The laboratory facilities include a Quantel Brilliant B high Q-switched Nd:YAG Laser of energy of 950 mJ at its fundamental wavelength of 1064 nm.
This lab was established with the assistance of HEC research grant. The lab caters to the computational solution of complex physical phenomena calculations related to core-collapse supernovae, hypernovae, Gamma Ray Bursts and other astrophysical modeling and simulation problems. The lab is equipped with two SUN Ultra Workstation Optren Module 2.8 Ghz dual Core Processors and allied network PCs.
Contains Michelson interferometer kits, advanced optics kits, Newport fiber optics kits, spectrometers, DSP lock-in-amplifiers, fiber optics patch cards, WDM couplers, directional couplers, He-Ne lasers, Nd:YAG laser, diode lasers, laser power meters, PIN diodes, APDs, phototransistors, P IV computers, DAQ cards, 40 MHz Oscilloscopes, analog and digital trainers, a wide range of other electronic and optics components.