COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Industrial Electronics
Course Code: 
15EEE346
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Industrial Electronics' is a course offered in B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Prerequisite

Unit 1

Input transducers and Sensors: Position, displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, flow pressure, level temperature, humidity. Telemetry 0-10V and 4-20mA systems.

Thermocouples, RTD, LVDT, Servo-pots, strain gauges, P, PI, PID converters, average to rms converters.

Actuators, DC and AC stepper motors, Dosing equipment weigh feeders, dosing pumps, extrusion – bulk and film electronic components. Medical equipments.

Unit 2

Programmable controllers and PLCs. Rotory encoders, digipots.

Automation: Transfer machines, robotics basics, Application of PLCs,

Industrial heating: Arc furnace, high frequency heating, High frequency source for induction heating, dielectric heating and microwave heating, Ultrasonic- Generation and applications.

Unit 3

High voltage equipments: voltage multipliers, electrostatic charging, precipitation, and painting. Plasma torches, particle accelerators electron beam welding, ion implantation, thrusters and gas lasers. Case studies of industrial applications.

  • Charles A. Schuler and William.L. Mc. Namee, “Indistrial Electronics and Robotics:, International McGraw Hill, 1986.
  • S. K. Bhattacharya and S. Chatterjee, “Industrial Electronics &Control”, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 2003.
  • Terry. L. M. Bartell, “Industrial Electronics”, Delmer Publishers, 1997
  • Thomas. E. Kissell, “ Industrial Electronics”, 2002