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B. Tech. in Automation & Robotics Engineering is a four-year professional undergraduate program offered by School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore and Chennai campus.

Academics

B. Tech. in Automation & Robotics Engineering is a four-year professional undergraduate program offered by School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore and Chennai campus.

 

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Curriculum

Semester I

Code

Course

Credits

23MAT133 Multivariable Calculus 3
23CSE107 Programming in C 4
23PHY107 Engineering Physics C 3
23MEE107 Engineering Mechanics 4
23ARE101 Computer Aided Drafting 2
23ENG101 Technical Communication 3
22ADM101 Foundations of Indian Heritage 2

Total

21

Semester II

Code

Course

Credits

23MAT128 Linear Algebra 3
23ARE111 Thermo-fluids 3
23EEE102 Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering 3
23CHY107 Engineering Chemistry C 3
23CSE118 Programming in C++ 3
23EEE182 Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering Lab 1
23ARE112 Manufacturing Process I 2
22ADM111 Glimpses of Glorious India 2
22AVP103 Mastery Over Mind 2

Total

22

Semester III

Code

Course

Credits

23MAT209 Differential Equations and Numerical Methods 4
23ARE201 Robot kinematics 4
23ARE202 Mechanics of Materials 4
23ARE203 Manufacturing Process II 2
23ARE204 Actuators and Drives 3
Free Elective I** 2
23CSE109 Python Programming 1
Amrita Value Program 1 1
23ENV300 Environmental Science P/F
23LSE201 Life Skills for Engineers I 1 0 2 P/F

Total

21

Semester IV

Code

Course

Credits

23MAT223 Probability and Statistics 4
23ARE211 Sensors and Signal Processing 4
23ARE212 Robot Dynamics 3
23ARE213 Additive Manufacturing 2
23ARE214 Design of Machine Elements 3
23ARE215 Control Systems 4
23ARE281 Dynamics lab 1
23LSE211 Life Skills for Engineers II 2
Amrita Value Program 2 1

Total

24

Semester V

Code

Course

Credits

23MAT306 Graph theory algorithms and Complex analysis 4
23ARE301 Introduction to Data Science 3
23ARE302 Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems 3
23ARE303 Fluid power systems for industrial automation 3
23ARE304 Robotics and Control 4
23LIV390* Live in Lab I [3]
23ARE381 Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems Lab 1
23ARE382 Design Thinking A 1
Free Elective II** 2
23LSE301 Life Skills for Engineers III 2

                                                                                          Total

23 + [3]

Semester VI

Code

Course

Credits

23MEE306 Optimization Techniques 3
23ARE311 Introduction to Machine Learning 4
23ARE312 Real Time Operating Systems 3
23ARE313 Industrial Process Automation 3
23LIV490* Live in Labs II* [3]
Professional Elective I* 3
Professional Elective II* 3
23LSE311 Life Skills for Engineers IV 2
23ARE399 Mini Project 1
23LAW300 Indian Constitution P/F

Total

22 +[3]

Semester VII

Code

Course

Credits

23ARE401 Mobile Robotics 3
23ARE402 Introduction to Deep Reinforcement Learning 3
23ARE403 Industrial Internet of Things 3
Professional Elective III* 3
Professional Elective IV* 3
23ARE481 CNC and System Simulation Lab 1
23ARE300 Research Methodology P/F
23ARE497 Summer Internship P/F
23ARE498 Project Phase I 2

Total

18

Semester VIII

Code

Course

Credits

Professional Elective V* 3
Professional Elective VI* 3
23ARE499 Project Phase II 10

Total

16

Professional Electives
Cat. Code Title Credits
STREAM 1: FIELD / SERVICE ROBOTS
1

 

23ARE331 Bio-Inspired Robots 3
23ARE332 Humanoid Robots 3
23ARE333 Medical Robots 3
23ARE334 Underwater Robots 3
23ARE335 Cognitive Robots 3
23ARE336 Drone Technology 3
23ARE337 Autonomous Vehicles 1 3
23ARE338 Autonomous Vehicles 2 3
23ARE339 Agricultural Robots 3
STREAM 2: ADVANCED ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGIES
2

 

23ARE341 Robot Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance 3
23ARE342 Robot Operating System 3
23ARE343 Intelligent Control Systems for Robots 3
23ARE344 Optimization for Robot Modelling 3
23ARE345 Computer Vision and Image Processing 3
23ARE346 Advanced Materials for Robotics 3
23ARE347 Advanced Robotics and Analysis 3
23ARE348 Composite Materials for Robotic Applications 3
STREAM 3: ADVANCED SENSORS AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
3

 

23ARE351 Smart Sensors 3
23ARE352 Machine-to-Machine Communications 3
23ARE353 Human Computer Interaction 3
23ARE354 UAV Networks 3
23ARE355 Wireless Sensor Networks 3
23ARE356 Neural Networks 3
STREAM 4: ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR AUTOMATION
4 23ARE361 Advanced Manufacturing Processes 3
23ARE362 Industry 4.0 3
23ARE363 Smart Manufacturing 3
23ARE364 Micro and Nano Electromechanical Systems 3
23ARE365 Intelligent Manufacturing Systems 3
23ARE366 Simulation Modeling of Manufacturing Systems 3
23ARE367 Sustainable Manufacturing 3
23ARE368 Digital Twins 3
STREAM 5: ADVANCED DATA SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES
5 23ARE435 Web Technologies and Applications 3
23ARE433 Mobile Application Development 3
23ARE432 Introduction to Big Data Analysis 3
23ARE431 Cryptography and Network Security 3
23ARE434 Virtual and Augmented Reality 3
STREAM 6: COMMON ELECTIVES
6 23ARE371 Finite Element Method 3
23ARE372 Stochastic Processes 3
23ARE373 Stochastic Dynamics 3
23ARE374 Nonlinear Control Systems 3
23ARE375 Entrepreneurship 3
23MEE334 Theory of Vibrations 3
23ARE376 Electric Drives 3
23ARE377 Engineering Economic Analysis 3
23MEE433 Project Management 3
23MNG371 Operations Research 3
23ARE379 Lean Manufacturing 3
23ARE378 Non-linear Dynamics and Chaos 3
Minor Programs Offered
S.No. Course Code Name of the Course Semester L T P Credits
Mandatory Courses (13 credits)
1 23MEE231M Actuators and Drives 3 0 0 3
2 23MEE232M Robot Kinematics and Dynamics 3 0 0 3
3 23MEE233M Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems 2 0 3 3
4 23MEE234M Robotics and Control 3 0 3 4
Any two of the following courses can be selected in addition to above four courses for the minor program (6 credits)
5 23MEE235M Industrial Internet of Things 2 0 3 3
6 23MEE236M Industrial Process Automation 2 0 3 3
7 23MEE237M Mobile Robots 2 0 3 3
8 23MEE238M Real Time Operating Systems 2 0 3 3
9 23MEE239M Drone Technology 2 0 3 3
Amrita Value Programme I & II
Course Code Title L T P Credits
22ADM201 Strategic Lessons from Mahabharatha 1 0 0 1
22ADM211 Leadership from Ramayana 1 0 0 1
22AVP210 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 1 0 0 1
22AVP218 Yoga Therapy and Lessons 1 0 0 1
22AVP212 Introduction to Traditional Indian Systems of Medicine 1 0 0 1
22AVP201 Amma’s Life and Message to the modern world 1 0 0 1
22AVP204 Lessons from the Upanishads 1 0 0 1
22AVP205 Message of the Bhagavad Gita 1 0 0 1
22AVP206 Life and Message of Swami Vivekananda 1 0 0 1
22AVP207 Life and Teachings of Spiritual Masters of India 1 0 0 1
22AVP208 Insights into Indian Arts and Literature 1 0 0 1
22AVP213 Traditional Fine Arts of India 1 0 0 1
22AVP214 Principles of Worship in India 1 0 0 1
22AVP215 Temple Mural Arts in Kerala 1 0 0 1
22AVP218 Insights into Indian Classical Music 1 0 0 1
22AVP219 Insights into Traditional Indian Painting 1 0 0 1
22AVP220 Insights into Indian Classical Dance 1 0 0 1
22AVP221 Indian Martial Arts and Self Defense 1 0 0 1
22AVP209 Yoga and Meditation 1 0 0 1

 

Professional Electives Under Science Stream
Chemistry
CAT COURSE CODE TITLE L T P CREDIT
SCI 23CHY240 Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modelling 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY241 Electrochemical Energy Systems and Processes 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY242 Fuels and Combustion 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY243 Green Chemistry and Technology 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY244 Instrumental Methods of Analysis 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY245 Batteries and Fuel Cells 3 0 0 3
SCI 23CHY246 Corrosion Science 3 0 0 3
PHYSICS
SCI 23PHY240 Advanced Classical Dynamics 3 0 0 3
SCI 23PHY241 Electrical Engineering Materials 3 0 0 3
SCI 23PHY242 Physics of Lasers and Applications 3 0 0 3
SCI 23PHY243 Concepts of Nanophysics and Nanotechnology 3 0 0 3
SCI 23PHY244 Physics of Semiconductor Devices 3 0 0 3
SCI 23PHY245 Astrophysics 3 0 0 3
MATHEMATICS
SCI 23MAT240 Statistical Inference 3 0 0 3
SCI 23MAT241 Introduction to Game Theory 3 0 0 3
SCI 23MAT242 Numerical Methods and Optimization 3 0 0 3
Free Electives
FREE ELECTIVES OFFERED UNDER MANAGEMENT STREAM
CAT COURSE CODE TITLE L T P CREDIT
HUM 23MNG331 Financial Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MNG332 Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MNG333 Marketing Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MNG334 Project Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MNG335 Enterprise Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MNG336 Operations Research 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MEE321 Industrial Engineering 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MEE322 Managerial Statistics 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MEE323 Total Quality Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23MEE324 Lean Manufacturing 3 0 0 3
HUM 23CSE321 Software Project Management 3 0 0 3
HUM 23CSE322 Financial Engineering 3 0 0 3
HUM 23CSE323 Engineering Economic Analysis 3 0 0 3
HUM 23CSE324 Information Systems 3 0 0 3

 

FREE ELECTIVES OFFERED UNDER HUMANITIES / SOCIAL SCIENCE STREAMS
CAT COURSE CODE TITLE L T P CREDIT
HUM 23CUL230 Achieving Excellence in Life – An Indian Perspective 2 0 0 2
HUM 23CUL231 Excellence in Daily Life 2 0 0 2
HUM 23CUL232 Exploring Science and Technology in Ancient India 2 0 0 2
HUM 23CUL233 Yoga Psychology 2 0 0 2
HUM 23ENG230 Business Communication 1 0 3 2
HUM 23ENG231 Indian Thought through English 2 0 0 2
HUM 23ENG232 Insights into Life through English Literature 2 0 0 2
HUM 23ENG233 Technical Communication 2 0 0 2
HUM 23ENG234 Indian Short Stories in English 2 0 0 2
HUM 23FRE230 Proficiency in French Language (Lower) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23FRE231 Proficiency in French Language (Higher) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23GER230 German for Beginners I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23GER231 German for Beginners II 2 0 0 2
HUM 23GER232 Proficiency in German Language (Lower) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23GER233 Proficiency in German Language (Higher) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HIN230 Hindi I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HIN231 Hindi II 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM230 Emotional Intelligence 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM231 Glimpses into the Indian Mind – the Growth of Modern India 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM232 Glimpses of Eternal India 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM233 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM234 Health and Lifestyle 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM235 Indian Classics for the Twenty-first Century 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM236 Introduction to India Studies 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM237 Introduction to Sanskrit Language and Literature 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM238 National Service Scheme 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM239 Psychology for Effective Living 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM240 Psychology for Engineers 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM241 Science and Society – An Indian Perspective 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM242 The Message of Bhagwat Gita 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM243 The Message of the Upanishads 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM244 Understanding Science of Food and Nutrition 2 0 0 2
HUM 23HUM245 Service Learning 2 0 0 2
HUM 23JAP230 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Lower) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23JAP231 Proficiency in Japanese Language (Higher) 2 0 0 2
HUM 23KAN230 Kannada I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23KAN231 Kannada II 2 0 0 2
HUM 23MAL230 Malayalam I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23MAL231 Malayalam II 2 0 0 2
HUM 23SAN230 Sanskrit I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23SAN231 Sanskrit II 2 0 0 2
HUM 23SWK230 Corporate Social Responsibility 2 0 0 2
HUM 23SWK231 Workplace Mental Health 2 0 0 2
HUM 23TAM230 Tamil I 2 0 0 2
HUM 23TAM231 TAMIL II 2 0 0 2

 

Eligibility

Admission

ELIGIBILITY 

Educational Qualification: A pass in 12th class or equivalent from a recognized board with not less than 55% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics separately and an aggregate minimum of 60% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. 

Admission to all the B.Tech programmes for the year 2024 is based on any one of the following: 

  • Amrita Entrance Examination – Engineering 2024 
  • JEE Mains 2024 Percentile Score 

Programme Objectives

Automation and Robotics Engineering (ARE)

Mobility, healthcare, agriculture are some domains which are becoming more and more dependent on Automation and robotic technology. This domain is projected to have a rapidly growing market, with vast career potential for those with the right expertise. The orientation of this course combines know-how from mechanical, electrical, and control engineering with the basics of computer science, data science, and artificial intelligence. With strong emphasis on theoretical principles and practical projects, the student will acquire all the necessary skills to build a career as an Automation and robotics specialist. The focus of this course is Automation in Agriculture, Autonomous Vehicles, Automation in Manufacturing and Robotic systems for healthcare.

Programme Educational Objectives

The department envisages the students to

  • Apply their Knowledge in Science, Mathematics and Engineering to address Industrial and Societal problems with a strong emphasis on creativity, confidence, ethics, and responsibility.
  • Apply latest computational, analytical, simulation tools and techniques to develop and improve products and processes.
  • Solve multidisciplinary problems by working in cross functional teams.
  • Develop and upgrade technical, intellectual and emotional skills for life-long learning to compete in a rapidly evolving world
  • Nurture entrepreneurial ventures and foster research activities that support sustainable economic development to enhance the quality of life.

Apart from inculcating the fundamental objectives, this programme facilitates the student to

  • Apply knowledge acquired in the field of kinematics, dynamics, robotics and control systems to develop automation and robotic system aligning with the changing requirements of industry.
  • Extend and implement innovative thinking on design of smart products and processes with the aid of modern tools.
  • Design and implement autonomous systems for emerging domains like manufacturing, automotive, health care, industrial safety and for hazardous natural environments.

Entrepreneurship is a core component of the programme and Design thinking is introduced to facilitate nurturing of Innovation.

Foundation courses such as Multivariable calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Numerical Methods, Engineering Mechanics, Biology for Robotics, Manufacturing Processes, Probability and Statistics, Mechanics of solids and material science, Kinematics of Machinery, Actuators and Drives, Sensors and Signal Processing, Engineering Dynamics and Control systems are followed up with courses on Robotics, Optimization techniques, Data science, Micro controllers and embedded systems, Graph theory algorithms and Complex analysis, Real time

operating systems, Industrial Automation, IOT, Machine learning and Deep learning. The course facilitates choosing of electives in Additive Manufacturing, Stochastic Dynamics, Bio-inspired robotics, Humanoid Robotics, Mobile Robotics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Intelligent Control Systems, Autonomous Vehicle, Smart Sensors, Web Technologies and Applications, Mobile Application Development, Big Data Analytics, Medical Robotics etc., The curriculum is framed with International and Industry Experts along with an expert team of faculty members and is designed to facilitate Innovation and Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The career prospects for this undergraduate programme are as Robotic design/Test engineer, Robot system engineer, Automation Product designer, Automation process developer etc., The requirement trained manpower in Automation and robotics is on the increase globally and will open newer avenues and opportunities with the right education and skill sets.

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