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Post Graduate

Placement Invitation
NITT
2007-2008

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli


Introduction 2
Selection Process 3
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 4
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 5
M.Tech Programmes
Communication Systems 6
Computer Science and Engineering 7
Energy Engineering 8
Environmental Engineering 9
Industrial Engineering 10
Industrial Safety Engineering 11
Manufacturing Technology 12
Materials Science 13
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) 14
Plant Design 15

Contents
Power Electronics 16
Power Systems 17
Process Control and Instrumentation 18
Structural Engineering 19
Thermal Power Engineering 20
Transportation Engineering and Management 21
VLSI Systems 22
Welding Engineering 23
M.Sc. Programmes
Applied Chemistry 24
Applied Electronics 25
Operations Research and Computer Applications 26
Infrastructure Noteworthy
The Octagon 27
The Library 28
Department of Training and Placement 29
Getting Here 30
Companies Visiting the Campus

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 1


Introduction

Tiruchirappalli, a historical, cultural and educational city, situated on the banks of the river
Cauvery, is at the geographical center of Tamil Nadu. Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli
(RECT) was started in the academic year 1964-65 and has been imparting excellent technical
education ever since. It has been granted the status of Deemed University and upgraded to National
Institute of Technology (NIT) in the year 2003.

With the cream of the engineering talent, encompassing both students and faculty, coupled with
state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities, it is of little wonder that NITT today stands as one of the
stalwarts of engineering education in the country. Our illustrious alumni, working at the forefront of
technology all over the world stand proof to the excellence of our institution.

An ever-evolving curriculum, nurtured through vital industry-institute interaction, keeps us up-to-


date with the latest technology. Consequently the institute develops technologists of value, both
practical and theoretical.

NITT teaches not just the science and technology of engineering, but much more than that, it instills
in each one of its students the virtues and skills needed to make difference in tomorrow's world…..

The Campus Placement Committee


National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.

PG Brochure 2 NIT Trichy


The Management, Engineering and Science Departments at NIT Tiruchirappalli offer Post-Graduate
programmes leading to MBA, MCA, M.Tech., M.S.(Research), M.Sc. or PhD degrees. With this diverse set
of programmes offering different specializations, NITT has stayed at the forefront of emerging
technologies. Further, the selection procedure for the various Post-Graduate programmes at NITT
ensures that only the very best of students make it to its campus.

MBA: The MBA programme admits students with any under graduate degree. The two year programme
follows a trimester pattern covering 32 courses spread over modules of 10 weeks each and a summer
project of 10 weeks.

Post Graduate Programme - Selection Process


The selection is based on the score obtained in CAT, a National Level Entrance Test conducted by IIMs.
Candidates are further screened through Group Discussion and Personal Interview before final
admission is granted.

MCA: The MCA programme admits students with any under graduate degree who have mathematics in
10+2. The three year course comprises of a 6-months project, where the students gain hands on
experience in the emerging technologies and 30-months of course work to develop a sound theoretical
knowledge.

The selection is based on the score obtained in NIMCET, a National Level Entrance Test conducted by
NITs for admission to the MCA course offered by NITs.

M.Tech: The M.Tech programme admits graduate students in core as well as interdisciplinary
courses. The two year course comprises of a 12-months research project, where the students gain
hands on experience in cutting edge technology and 12-months of course work to develop a sound
theoretical background.

The selection is based on the score obtained in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), a highly
competitive National Level Entrance Examination. The top percentile candidates short listed via this
examination are then screened at the departmental level through an interview process before final
admission is granted.

M.Sc.: The M.Sc. programme admits science graduates with pertinent specialization. The two year
course comprises of a 6-months research project, where the students gain a sound practial experience
and 18-months of course work to develop a sound theoretical knowledge.

The selection is based on the score obtained in NITT written test. Candidates are further screened through
department level interview before final admission is granted.

M.S.(Research): The M.S.(Research) programme is offered to graduates in engineering. It includes a


research project, where the students get enough opportunities to carryout research in the fields of
specific interest and gain hands on experience in emerging technologies and a course work which
establishes a sound theoretical background.

At present, M.S.(Research) is pursued by the students in the following fields


n Computer Science and Engineering
n Power Systems
n Process Control and Instrumentation
n Welding Engineering

The selection is based on the score obtained in GATE or NITT written test. Candidates are further
screened through department level interview before final admission is granted.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 3


The Department of Management Studies
(DoMS) was established in 1978. The
MBA programme was started in the year
1982. The programme imparts in-depth
knowledge in all the cross-functional
areas that go towards making a complete
manager. The functional expertise of the
faculty acts as a catalyst for this
process.
Master of Business Administration

Programme Profile
The programme follows a trimester pattern and imparts in-depth knowledge in the crosscuts of all academic
areas and pools together resources from every functional area, thus driving home the importance of seeing the
“big picture” in business. The courses are designed so as to expose the students to various theoretical concepts
and the best practices of the industry. The stress towards academic excellence at NIT Trichy, combined with
real inputs from practicing managers provide a congenial environment for nurturing managerial experience.
Further, a concentrated effort is made throughout the course to incorporate computer orientation in every
functional area in order to cope up with the dynamic changes. The programme covers 32 courses spread over
modules of 10 weeks each and a summer project of 10 weeks.
Curriculum
MARKETING HUMAN RESOURCES FINANCE
Brand Management Change Management Corporate Finance
Consumer Behavior Organizational Theory Financial Institution and Services
International Marketing Strategic Human Resource Investment Banking
Marketing on the Internet Development Security Analysis and Portfolio
Marketing Research Training for Results Management
Services Marketing Entrepreneurship and Small Strategic Cost Accounting and
Strategic Management Enterprise Management Control

INFORMATION SYSTEMS INFORMATION SYSTEMS


RDBMS Advanced Materials Management
e-Business Technologies Advanced Operations Research
Knowledge Management Production Planning & Control
Multimedia Technologies Purchasing and Inventory
Operating Systems & Networks Logistics Management
Software Project Management Supply Chain Management
System Analysis and Design Value Engineering & Waste Control

Student Activities
The classroom routine has been remarkably supplemented
with efforts of the students as well as the academia in the
form of clubs. They organize various events like business
quizzes, stock exchange games, product promotion games,
and management debates and so on, in addition to guest
lectures and weekend seminars. They serve as a forum for
pooling in knowledge from all the departments and as a
confluence of thoughts in the form of case discussions,
management games and industry interaction.

The clubs have been christened as Marketus by Marketing,


Finnacle by Finance, Persona by HR and Infinit-e by
Systems.

PG Brochure 4 NIT Trichy


The Department of Computer Applications is
one of the pioneering departments of the
institution that offers Information Technology
courses such as MCA and one among the top
institutions offering MCA courses in the
country. The department’s dedication to
impart technical expertise coupled with
periodic update of the curriculum inculcates

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)


and fine tunes the essential skills required to
meet the dynamic demand of the industries.

Programme Profile
The comprehensive curriculum provides the necessary orientation in diverse streams such as systems,
application and management. The highly qualified faculty and the exceptional computing and research
facilities of the department provides the necessary impetus for the students to adapt themselves to the dynamic
IT industry. The curriculum is designed to provide a solid conceptual foundation and an extensive focus on
application of these concepts to real life situation. In the first four semesters, the course content is a perfect
blend of computer science, computer oriented mathematics and management sciences. In the fifth semester,
students pursue their special interest to a great depth choosing their options from a list of electives.
The sixth semester is dedicated exclusively to project work.
Curriculum
Core Subjects AI and Expert Systems Data Warehousing and Data Mining
C/C++/Java Programming System Programming
Mathematical Techniques
Data Structures and Algorithms Discrete Mathematics Image Processing
Object Oriented Analysis and Design Numerical Computation Lab Courses
Database Management Systems Operations Research Programming (C/C++/Java)
Operating Systems Visual Programming (.Net)
Software Engineering Management Sciences
Accounting and Financial Management Numerical Computations
Computer Networks Advanced Data Structures
Computer Architecture Management Information System
Marketing Management UNIX Shell Programming
Microprocessors RDBMS
Electives Prolog and AI Programming
Advanced Topics
High Performance Computing
Principles of Compiler Design Computer Graphics
Organizational Behavior
Principles of Programming Languages

Ongoing Projects
lExpert System Based on Natural Language Processing and AI Techniques
lMail and Chat Server Based on Client/Server Networking
lSecurity System with Video Capturing
lImage Searching and Processing

Lab Facilities
The MCA Lab situated in the ITC distinguishes itself with
60 DELL PCs, and a high-speed gateway to the Octagon’s
central computing facilities. In addition it also has IBM
RS/6000 SP along with the digital library software.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 5


The Department of Electronics and Communi-
cation Engineering was established in 1968.
Recognizing the need for the development of
science to go hand in hand with the development
of technology, the post graduate course in
communication systems was started. The
department is rated very high for its expertise
and pioneering contributions to the field of DSP
and communications. The department strives for
raising the potential capability of students
through experienced and dedicated faculty.
M.Tech - Communication Systems

Programme Profile
The course is designed from a signal processing perspective and lays strong emphasis on rigorous
mathematical foundation. The course work aims at grasping the advanced concepts and recent trends in the
fields of Communication and Signal Processing. An in-depth analysis on the principles of communication
and their application is the central theme of the course work. The students also undergo laboratory
programme on the design and implementation of communication subsystems based on DSP modules, fibre-
optic devices and components besides devoting their final year entirely to the project work.

Ongoing Projects
! RF MEMS component (reconfigurable antenna), MHRD funded R&D project
! Equalizers for wireless communication HELLOSOFT Inc, Hyderabad
! Analysis and Design of Coplanar Waveguide (CPW) Filters, AICTE Govt. of India
! Implementation of ADSL T1.143 on Onyx processor, MOTOROLA
INDIA ELECTRONICS LTD, Bangalore
Curriculum
Core Subjects Probability Theory and Random Processes
Advanced Digital Signal Processing Detection and Estimation
Wireless Communications Optical Communication systems
Linear Operators and Integral Equations FPGA Based System Design
Microwave Circuits RF MEMS
DSP structures for VLSI
Lab Courses
High Speed Communication Networks
Microwave and MIC Lab
Design with ASICs
Fiber Optics Laboratory
Advanced Digital Communications

Lab facilities
The course has been framed with the right blend of both
hardware and software laboratories. The modern
microwave laboratory is equipped with a microwave
vector network analyzer, a digital spectrum analyzer and a
software based MIC filter design tools. The fiber optics
laboratory contains application specific software packages
like PHOTONICS CAD and COMSIM. In addition, a CAD
center for MIC & RF MEMS has been established with
application software such as IE3D and FIDELITY. Besides
COVENTOR, INTELLISUIT, EMPIRE and ANSOFT HFSS
have been procured.

PG Brochure 6 NIT Trichy


The Department of Computer Science and
Engineering with its cohesive team of faculty
members, offers a sound program at the UG as
well as the PG levels. The curriculum is a blend
of the conventional and the radical. It is
updated regularly to keep up with the growing
demands and the changing trends of the
software industry and research laboratories.

M.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering


Core courses include Programming Languages,
Computer Architecture, System Software,
Networking Technologies and Artificial
Intelligence.

Programme Profile
This programme is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of the later-day advances in the various
frontiers of Computer Science including Computer Architecture, Software Systems, Parallel and Distributed
Computing and Networking and Web Technologies. The highly experienced faculty team coupled with
modern computing facilities provide an environment in which students can improve their professional skills
and knowledge base which are mandatory to conquer the challenges of future. To enhance the awareness to
the rapid changes in the computer science, students participate in various guest lectures and workshops
conducted by eminent personalities from the industry.

Ongoing Projects
lSmart and Secured Environment (Sponsored by N.T.R.O., Delhi )
lHealth Management Information Systems (for Ministry of Health, T.N. Government)
lImage Matching Using Distance Transfers
lImplementation of Parallel Algorithms

Curriculum
Core Subjects Mobile Communications
Network Principles and Protocols Advanced Concepts in Database Systems
Data Structures and Algorithms Advanced Concepts in Operating Systems
Parallel Computer Architecture Distributed and Parallel Algorithms
Network Security
Lab Courses
Real Time Systems Software Systems Laboratory
Distributed Systems Network Programming Laboratory

Lab Facilities
! State-of-the-art computing facility at the Octagon with
Pentium IV and Sun ultra systems.

! Modern Central library containing about 100000 books,


15943 journals and 123 articles and departmental library
with 700 books

! The servers which support the LAN also provide a


Linux/Unix environment, include SUN SPARC and
Silicon Graphics workstations.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 7


CEESAT- Center for Energy and Environ-
mental Science and Technology emerged
under the protocol signed by the Governments
of India and the United Kingdom. The
department has been established as an
interdisciplinary nodal center to enhance the
excellence in training, research and
consultancy in Energy and Environmental
scheme. CEESAT has been identified as center
for testing small hydro power plants by
Alternate Hydro Energy Center, IIT-Roorkee.

Programme Profile
M.Tech - Energy Engineering

The two year M.Tech course on Energy Engineering aims at offering a competency based education to
emphasize an Energy Engineer to perform tasks such as
! Choosing an energy source and evaluating its economic viability
! Setting up energy management as a regular feature
! Selecting appliances and designing suitable devices
! Energy auditing and devising conservation schemes

Ongoing Projects
! Performance Improvement of Thermal Desalination Using Solar Energy
! CFD Modeling of Two Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Heat Exchanger Coil
! Implementation of Power Factor Controller in 3-Phase Induction Motor Drive
! Cold Flow Analysis of Circulating Fluidized Bed Gasifier
Curriculum
Core Subjects
Optimum Utilization of Heat and Power Energy Audit & Management
Computational Fluid Dynamics Energy Efficient Buildings
Fuels and Combustion Technology Solar Energy Engineering
Wind Energy Engineering Refrigeration & Air Conditioning .

Lab facilities
! Equipment such as
. Thermo Gravitimetric Analyzer
. Ultimate Analyzer
. Delta T Logger
. Fluidized Bed Gasifier
. Pyroheliometer
. Pyranometer
. CHNO analyser
. Data Loggers and Noise Level Indicators
. Wind / Solar Energy Converters

! Softwares
. CFX-11, Gambit, Hysys, Fluent 6.2, Phounex,
Matlab, Aspen plus.

PG Brochure 8 NIT Trichy


The Department of Civil Engineering has
been one of the oldest and finest departments
of the Institute. Established in 1964, it has
been involved in making professional Civil
Engineers. The highly qualified and
experienced faculty along with its
engineering consultancy centre has been
instrumental in bringing the Institute to the
fore front of academic and consulting

M.Tech - Environmental Engineering


activities.

Programme Profile
Post Graduate programme in Environmental Engineering was started as a multidisciplinary programme in
2006. The course is aimed to develop professional engineers with leadership qualities in engineering aspects of
land & water management, environmental assessment, skills in water supply, wastewater treatment, land
reclamation and solute transport. In addition it will enable engineers to converse scientifically with biologists,
ecologists and resource managers. With these skills, graduates will be able to play a leading role in developing
engineering solutions to a wide range of problems and opportunities within an ecologically sustainable
context.

Ongoing Projects
lRemote sensing applications in Ambient Air Quality Monitoring, sponsored by MHRD
lEngineered solid waste management, sponsored by MHRD

Curriculum
Core subjects
Physio-Chemical Process for Water and Wastewater Treatment Water and Air Quality Models
Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Contaminant Transport Modeling
Transport of Water & Wastewater Computational Fluid Dynamics
Environmental Impact Assessment Bio Energy & Engineering
Biological Process for Water and Wastewater Treatment Air Quality Management

Lab Facilities
! Well-equipped to carry out testing, analysis, research and development
including consultancy

! Key equipment include Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, UV Visible


Spectrophotometer, Ion Analyzer, COD Digester, Orbital Shaking Incubator,
Flue Gas Analyzer, Vehicle Exhaust Analyzer and Diesel Smoke Meter

! Key Softwares include Auto CAD, Visual MODFLOW, Arc GIS, Arc View,
Arc Info, ENVI, RIAM, QUAL2E

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 9


The Production Engineering Department was
established in the year 1981. The Department
aims at imparting education and training that
help the students in ensuring a challenging and
satisfying career after the course. In the modern
rapidly changing technologically competitive
world, there is an immense need of technocrats
specialized in manufacturing and operations.
Realizing this trend in the global scenario, the
de p a r t me n t of f er s t w o p ost g r a du a t e
programmes in Industrial Engineering and
Manufacturing Technology.
M.Tech - Industrial Engineering

Programme Profile
Industrial Engineering is an unique discipline which amalgamates both the engineering skill with business
sense and managerial abilities of technocrat. By focusing on present industrial scenario and their needs, the
course equips the student with operational management skills to utilize the available resources in a cost
effective and productive way. The course ensures holistic transformation of undergraduate scholars to a
dynamic and innovative Industrial Engineers who can design & integrate systems, analyze problems and
provide permanent solutions with business consciousness.

Ongoing Projects
! Hybrid Decision Making Tool for Intelligent Manufacturing (MHRD-R&D)
! Modeling and Simulation Lab-Server with Clients (TEQIP)
! Modernization of Engineering Practice Laboratory
Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Probability and Statistics Project Management
Advanced Operations Research Value Engineering
Analysis and Control of Manufacturing Systems Supply Chain Management
Quality Engineering Enterprise Resource Planning
Modeling and Simulation Facilities Planning
Work Design and Ergonomics Financial Management

Lab facilities
! Simulation packages – Simprocessor,
Arena, Quest
! Operation Management packages – OM
Expert, TORA
! CAD/CAM packages – Pro/E Wildfire,
Ideas, Unigraphics, Ansys 8.0
! Computer Programming Languages –
C/C++, Java, Visual Basic, Oracle

PG Brochure 10 NIT Trichy


The Mechanical Engineering Department has
the reputation of being among the finest in the
country since its inception. Keeping itself upto
date with the latest developments in the field
and with a dedicated, highly qualified and
experienced faculty members in all streams of
mechanical engineering, the department aims
at providing world class facilities for
education and research. An interactive

M.Tech – Industrial Safety Engineering


relationship, maintained between the students
and staff, ensures effective learning.

Programme Profile
Post Graduate programme in Industrial Safety Engineering was started in 1985, with the support of BHEL
Trichy, as a multidisciplinary programme. The course aimed at providing the core technical knowledge and
managerial skills to administer Health, Safety & Environment programme. Continually updated curriculum
addressing the current and future needs and the faculty team consisting of practicing HSE professionals
facilitate in transforming the students to competent professionals.

Co-curricular Activities Professional Training


lNational Safety Week Celebrations l OHSAS 18001 – Lead Auditor Training Programme
lIndustrial Visits l First-aid training by St Johns Ambulance
lSafety Awareness Programmes to School Children l Fire fighting training

Curriculum
Core Subjects Fire Engineering and Explosion Control
Probability and Statistics
Accident Prevention Electives
Safety Management Human Factors Engineering
Occupational Health and Hygiene Safety in On Shore and Off Shore Drilling
Regulations on Health, Safety and Environment Electrical Safety
Safety in Chemical Industries Environment Impact Assessment
Safety in Material Handling

Lab Facilities
! National Model Center for Occupational Health Services
(OHS), an ILO/UNDP project of BHEL, Trichy
. Sound level meters, Noise dose meters
. Air samplers (Drager tubes, Multi gas analyzer
& Elutriators)
. WBGT index meter & KATA thermometer
. LUX meter
. Tread mill & ECG for measuring work capacity
! Fire Service Department

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 11


The Production Engineering Department was
established in the year 1981. The department
aims at imparting education and training that
help the students in ensuring a challenging and
satisfying career after the course. In the modern
rapidly changing technologically competitive
world, there is an immense need of technocrats
specialized in manufacturing and operations.
Realizing this trend in the global scenario, the
department offers two post graduate
programmes in Industrial Engineering and
M.Tech - Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing Technology.
Programme Profile
Manufacturing Technology specialization is a vital area in engineering which has immense potential in the
present technologically competitive world. The world is moving towards automation and it is inevitable for the
present-day engineers especially in manufacturing to be trained in CAD/CAM and other software packages.
All this lead to the need for an enhanced breed of engineers, armed with knowledge and experience of shop
floor activities. The course aims at producing world class manufacturing engineers armed with paramagnetic
knowledge in the diversified field of manufacturing.

Ongoing Projects
! Hybrid Decision Making Tool for Intelligent Manufacturing (MHRD-R&D)
! Modernization of Near Net Shape Manufacturing Process Laboratory (MHRD-R&D)
! Industrial Energy Management Using Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic (MHRD)
! Hybrid Laser–GMAW Welding of AISI 904L Super Austenitic Stainless Steel (DST)
! Joining of Thermoplastics Composite Pipes (DST)
Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Mathematical Methods Robotics
Tool Engineering & Design Recent Trends in Manufacturing
Material Technology Manufacturing Management
Flexible Manufacturing Systems Finite Element in Manufacturing
Production Automation & CNC Technology CAD\CAM
Mechanics of Metal Forming Tolerance Technology
Casting & Welding Technology Quality Engineering
Manufacturing of Non Metals
Product Analysis and Cost Optimization

Lab facilities
! CAD/CAM Software - Pro/E wildfire 3, Catia V5R12,
Unigraphics NX2, ANSYS 8.0, IDEAS, AutoCAD 2006

! Machining Centers – HARDFORD FANUC VMC,


LEADWELL turning center, HMC-STC turning center,
TRIAC milling machine, EMCO PC TURN 55, EMCO
PC MILL 55

! Robotics – RHINO X-3 Robot work cell, Machine


Vision system, SCORBOT ER5 Plus

PG Brochure 12 NIT Trichy


The Department of Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering was established in 1967.
Since then the department has been one of the
premier centers of excellence in the field of
Metallurgy and Materials Science. Highly
qualified faculty handle the lectures and in
addition to that guest lectures are delivered by
eminent professionals from premier
organizations such as DRDO, IISc, WRI-BHEL,
and IGCAR.

Programme Profile
The programme in Materials Science has been designed to meet the requirement of experts in the fields of
Manufacturing, Materials Development and Materials Research. The course work covers both metallic and

M.Tech - Materials Science


non-metallic materials and includes subjects such as Metallic Materials and Experimental Techniques on
Metallurgy and subjects such as Engineering Materials, Ceramic Materials, Polymers & Composites, and
Electrical, Magnetic & Opto-electronic Materials on Materials Science. The students are particularly encouraged
to get a feel for the latest developments in Engineering Materials.

Ongoing Projects
lDevelopment of High Strength Aluminium Alloys for High Temperature Applications by Mechanical Alloying, MHRD
lDevelopment of High Performance Ti-Al Inter-metallic Composites Prepared by Mechanical Alloying, DRDO
lDevelopment of High Strength High Conductivity Cu-Cr in-situ Composites Prepared by Mechanical Alloying, DST
Young Scientist Research
lCorrosion Behaviour of Super Duplex and Super Austenitic Stainless Steel Weldments in Marine Environments, NRD

Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Materials Characterization Statistical Quality Control and Engineering
Ceramic Materials Non-Destructive Testing and Analysis
Polymers and Composites Manufacturing Process
High Temperature Materials Particulate Processing
Engineering Mathematics Thermodynamics
Physical Metallurgy Nanotechnology
Mechanical Behaviour of Metals
Corrosion Science and Engineering

Lab Facilities
! Powder Metallurgy - Screw Press, High Temperature
Furnaces & Ball Mills
! Surface Engineering - Slurry Erosion Unit, Pulse Rectifier,
Wear Testing Units
! Characterization - Scanning Electron Microscope, High
Resolution Microscopes and Image Analyzer
! Mechanical Testing – UTM 100T & 60T, Tensometers 2T,
Servo Hydraulic Testing Unit for Fatigue and Fracture
Toughness Evaluation, Low Load and Microhardness testers,
Creep and Fatigue Testing Units, Impact Testing Machines for
Ambient and Cryotemperatures
! Corrosion Centre – Computer Controlled ACGill Scanning
Galvanostat / Potentiostat, Vacuum impregnation Unit and
Salt Spray unit.
! Process Metallurgy – Thermocole Modeling Software,
Thermo-Chemical Calculation, High Temperature Pyrometer.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 13


The Department of Physics is one of the oldest
and active organs of NITT. It has always
played a vital role in building a team of fresh
technocrats and brilliant researchers. The Head
of the Department and the distinguished faculty
members contribute to science and technology
in various key areas like Laser Instrumentation,
Laser and its Applications, Crystallography,
Ultrasonics, Thin Film Technology ,
Nanoscience and Technology, Fiber Optic
Sensors and many of the emerging fields .
M.Tech – Non-Destructive Testing

Programme Profile
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) plays vital role in ensuring reliability and quality of the products of various
engineering industries. The first two semesters are devoted to theory, practical and field work and the final
two semesters are exclusively meant for carrying out project work at industries and research institutions such
as IISc, IGCAR, BHEL, WRI and HAL. Core faculty of the institute and senior experienced engineers of NDTL
/ BHEL handle the subjects. Students are exposed to the trade through visits to various laboratories and
workshops in BHEL. Students concurrently get qualified for ASNT level II, while they undergo field work
during the first two semesters at NDTL / WRI.

Curriculum
Core Subjects Leak Testing
Conventional NDT Techniques Strain Gauges
Radiography Methods of Testing Photo Elasticity
Ultrasonic Method of Testing Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MPI and LPI Methods of Testing Advanced Optical Inspection
Eddy Current Testing
Radiation Safety Electives
Basic Metallurgy and Fracture Mechanics Digital Image Processing & Digital Signal Processing
Fabrication Technology Boiler Auxiliaries and Performance Evaluation
ISO-9000, ISO-14000 Series and Quality Concepts Nanoscience and Technology
Advanced NDT Techniques Thin Film Technology
Optical and Acoustical Holographic Techniques Fiber Optic Sensors
TOFD, Laser Ultrasonics
Acoustic Emission Inspection

Lab facilities
! NDTL – BHEL
. Radiography Testing - X-Ray and Gamma Ray
Sources
. Magnetic Particle Testing
! WRI – BHEL
. Ultrasonic and Liquid Penetration Inspection
! SSTP - BHEL
. Eddy Current Testing
. Advanced NDT such as Thermograph, Leak
Testing, Optical Holography and Acoustic
Emission are also dealt.

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Since its inception in 1968, the Department has
been the premier center for excellence in the
field of Chemical Engineering. The
Department is backed by highly qualified and
experienced faculty, most of whom have been
involved in various industrial projects and
consultancies. The students have been actively
participating and presenting many technical
papers in India, have won several National
and International Level Design competitions.

Programme Profile
The Department started offering the post graduate course in Plant Design to meet the growing demand for
design engineers in process industries and consultancy. With the rapid development of chemical industries

M.Tech – Plant Design


based on petroleum, coal and alcohol, process design of chemical process equipment has assumed importance.
The design and fabrication of heat, mass and momentum transfer equipments will be taught along with
chemical reaction engineering and process development.

Ongoing Projects
lCFD Modeling of Chemical Process Equipment, MHRD
lModernization of Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory in Process, MHRD - MODROB
lManufacturing of Hydrogen from Bio-mass for Fuel Cell Applications

Curriculum
Core subjects Electives
Chemical Reactor Design and Analysis New Separation Techniques
Computer Aided Design Bio Energy Engineering
Advanced Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Bio Process Engineering
Fluid Particles Systems Computational Fluid Dynamics
Computational Techniques in Chemical Engineering Pinch Technology
Advanced Process Control
Process Modeling and Simulation

Lab Facilities
! Heat and Mass Transfer
! Chemical Reaction, Technical Analysis, Momentum
Transfer and Mechanical Operations Laboratory
! Process Control and Instrumentation with Plant
Condition Simulator, Energy Trainer and Analog
Simulator and DDC Systems.
! Biochemical Laboratory With Biostat E, Fluidized Bed
Reactor and UV Spectrometer.
! Jar Fermenter, Bed Incubator, Micro Dismembrator,
Online Fluro-sensor and Deep Freezer.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 15


The Department of Electrical and Electronics
Engineering in National Institute of
Technology Tiruchirappalli has grown from a
modest beginning in 1964 into a large, fully
equipped teaching and research department.
The Department has a highly qualified faculty
and equipped with the state-of-the-art
computer systems and library facilities.
Department shares its research experience
through technical symposia.

Programme Profile
This Course emphasizes on the foundation and technologies of modern power electronics and automation of
M.Tech - Power Electronics

power systems. It deals with the state-of-the-art techniques in design and development of power modules and
power conversion. It also covers subjects on flexible AC transmission, High voltage DC transmission, Power
electronic drives, Fuzzy systems, Embedded systems, and advanced topics in micro processors and micro
controllers which are very much needed to meet the growing challenges in the field of electrical engineering.

Ongoing Projects
lNeural Controller for Integrated Wind/Solar System for Battery Charging
lDevelopment of Neuro Fuzzy Controller for High Performance Voltage Controlled Induction Motor Drive
lApplication of Genetic Algorithm for High Performance Power Converters
lUnified Power Flow Controller
lFIST
lControl of Hybrid Wind Driven Induction Generator and PV Array
Distributed Generator for Isolated and Grid-connected Operations
Curriculum
Core Subjects
Programmable Digital Controllers in Power Electronic Applications Basics of VLSI
Design and Development of Power Modules System Theory
Switched Mode Power Conversion Fuzzy Systems
Power Conversion Techniques Computer Networks
Power Electronic Drives Embedded Systems
Flexible AC Transmission System

Lab facilities
! Power Electronics Laboratory
! Microprocessors and Microcontrollers Laboratory
! Electrical Machines Laboratory
! Simulation Laboratory Software like MATLAB /
SIMULINK, MP LAB IDE, PROTEUS VSM (LAB
CENTRE), KEIL

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The Department of Electrical and Electronics
Engineering in National Institute of
Technology Tiruchirappalli has grown from a
modest beginning in 1964 into a large, fully
equipped teaching and research department.
The department has a highly qualified faculty
and equipped with the state-of-the-art
computer systems and library facilities.
Department shares its research experience
through technical symposia.

Programme Profile
This Course emphasizes on the foundation and technologies of modern power system analysis with more
thrust on the key aspects of power electronics and automation of power systems. It deals with the state-of-the-
art techniques in Power System Analysis, Stability Evaluation Planning, Reliability and Forecasting. It also

M.Tech – Power Systems


covers subjects on High Voltage DC Transmission, Industrial Electronics and Controls, Power Electronics and
Drives, Fuzzy Systems, Wind and Solar Energy Electric Conversion Systems and Advanced Topics in
Micro Processors and Micro Controllers which are very much needed for today's power system engineer.

Ongoing Projects
lActive filter line conditioner to mitigate power system harmonics
lDigital Signal Processor based static reactive power compensator (STATCOM)
lA new four-stage power controller for three-phase induction motors and wind-driven grid-connected
induction generators
lStudies on controller for wind driven grid connected permanent magnet synchronous generator

Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Computer Methods in Power System Analysis Basics of VLSI
Power System Operation and Control Embedded Systems
Flexible AC Transmission System Fuzzy Systems
High Voltage DC Transmission System System Theory
Power Converters Computer Networks Power System Dynamics
Industrial Control Electronics Electrical Distribution Systems
Optimization Techniques Power Electronic Drives
Electrical Safety

Lab Facilities
! Electrical Machines Laboratory
! Electronics Laboratory/Microprocessor Laboratory
! Power Electronics Laboratory
! Computer Aided Simulation of Power Systems and
Control.
! Advanced Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
! Harmonic analyzer, Power Quality Analyzer, Power
Scopes.
! Software packages include PSCAD/EMTDC, Mi POWER,
LABVIEW, Proteus VSM (Lab centre), ORCAD, ETAP,
VisSim, MATHCAD.

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The Department of Instrumentation &
Control Engineering and the Department of
Chemical Engineering jointly offer this Post
Graduate programme in Process Control &
Instrumentation since 1996. The ICE
Department also offers M.S. (Research) in
the area of Embedded Systems.
M.Tech - Process Control and Instrumentation

Programme Profile
The programme aims to train man power in the area of Instrumentation & Control and to satisfy the demands
arising from various organizations including the R&D establishments. It is backed up by young and highly
motivated faculty members who are not only qualified but are also diligent. The right blend of theory and
practical makes the course more effective. The curriculum is regularly updated to keep pace with changes in
technology and also to cope up with the varying demands of industries. As the course is multidisciplinary in
nature, the students from ECE, EIE, EEE and Chemical Engineering backgrounds pursue this programme.

Ongoing Projects
! Design and Development of Embedded System for Rate of Change of Pressure Using IEEE P1451.4 -
sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India
! Embedded System Based Patient Monitoring Device, sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India
! Modeling and Control of Smart Structures Using Multi-sensor Data Fusion, sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of
India
! Robust and Efficient Algorithms for Modern Control Systems,
sponsored by DST, Govt. of India
Curriculum
Core Subjects
Advanced Process Control Computational Fluid Dynamics
Computer Networks Instrumentation
Computer Control Fuzzy Systems
Embedded Systems Logic and Distributed Control Systems
Piping, Flow Sheeting & Instrumentation Modern Control Systems
Modeling & Simulation

Lab facilities
! Embedded Systems Lab

! Virtual Instrumentation Lab

! Transducer Design Lab

! Microcontrollers Lab

! MEMS Design Center

! Control and Instrumentation Lab

! CFD lab

! Process Control Lab

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The Department of Civil Engineering has
been one of the oldest and finest departments
of the Institute. Established in 1964, it has
been involved in making professional Civil
Engineers. The highly qualified and
experienced faculty along with its
engineering consultancy centre has been
instrumental in bringing the Institute to the
fore front of academic and consulting
activities.
Programme Profile
The aim of this course is to fulfill the growing

M.Tech - Structural Engineering


demand for specialists in Structural Engineering. Practicing engineers will find the course very useful and will
enable them to update their knowledge in the field of structural behavior and design. The curriculum has been
so designed as to give exposure to the students on areas of structural analysis, design, detailing and
construction. The course also includes the use of general purpose and application oriented computer software
in the field of Structural Engineering for finite element analysis and optimization.

Ongoing Projects
lNon-linear Soil Structure Analysis on Piles on Sloping Ground
lEarthquake Resistant Structures
lOptimization Using Fuzzy Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms
lModeling Parameters and Size Effect in Fracture of Concrete and RC beams
lTorsional Response of Base Isolated Structures

Curriculum
Core Subjects
Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis Theory of Plates Audit Subjects
Advanced Concrete Technology Bridge Engineering Smart Structures
Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity Finite Element Method Non Linear Analysis
Structural Dynamics Advanced Concrete Structures
Advanced Steel Structures Seismic Design of Structures
Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structure
Failure Analysis of Structures

Lab Facilities
! Structural Engineering Laboratory has equipment like the
100 ton capacity UTM, Heavy Testing Floor with Loading
Frame, Load Cells, Strain Data Logger, Photo Elastic
Polariscope
! Advanced instruments include 16 channel Data log
system, ACLVDT, Electro-chemical corrosion measuring
instrument
! NDT Equipment include Schmidt Hammer, Ultrasonic
Testing Equipment, Electronic Cover Meter
! Software includes ANSYS 8.0, Auto CAD, STAAD Pro,
STRAP, SAP, NASTRAN, NISA 3, GTStrudl6.0, C & C++

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The Mechanical Engineering Department has
had the reputation of being among the finest in
the country since its inception. Keeping itself
upto date with the latest developments in the
field and with a dedicated, highly qualified and
experienced faculty members in all streams of
mechanical engineering, the Department aims
at providing world class facilities for education
and research. An interactive relationship,
maintained between the students and staff,
M.Tech - Thermal Power Engineering

ensures effective learning.

Programme Profile
This programme is designed to provide a sound and in-depth training in various aspects of design,
manufacture, test, control and evaluation of Thermal Power Equipment. Thermal Power Plants have an
increasingly dominant role to play in the vital power generation sector. The course content aims at developing
the necessary analytical and technical competence among engineers in this area.

Ongoing Projects
! Design and Development of Coal / Charcoal Burning Diesel Engines, sponsored by MHRD
! Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on Performance Influencing Parameters of Industrial Air
Compressors, R&D project sponsored by MHRD

Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Mathematical Methods Analysis and Design of Pressure Vessels
Fuels, Combustion and Emission Control Energy Conservation, Management, and Audit
Advanced Fluid Mechanics Advanced IC Engines
Advanced Heat Transfer Advanced Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Analysis of Thermal Power Cycles Boiler Auxiliaries and Performance Evaluation
Fluid Mechanics of Turbomachines Heat Transfer Equipment Design
Instrumentation Installation, Testing and Operation of Boilers
Computational Fluid Dynamics Environmental Pollution Control
Non-Destructive Testing and Failure Analysis
Frontier Materials

Lab facilities
! Thermal Lab - Advanced Instruments integrated
thermal analyzer, temperature calibration bath and
infrared thermometer
! Other Labs include Metrology Lab, Turbo Machines
Lab, Dynamics Lab, Heat and Mass Transfer Lab,
Refrigeration and Air conditioning Lab and
Automobile Lab
! CAD Centre Advanced Modeling and Analysis
packages – AutoCAD 2006, Ansys 8.0, Unigraphics,
Pro/E, IDEAS and Catia
! CFD packages like Fluent/Gambit, Phoenix, Online
flue gas analyzer, Ultimate analyzer and High tech
calorimeter
! System simulation software – MATLAB 6.0

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The Department of Civil Engineering has
been one of the oldest and finest
departments of the Institute. Established in
1964, it has been involved in making

M.Tech – Transportation Engineering and Management


professional Civil Engineers. The highly
qualified and experienced faculty along with
its engineering consultancy centre has been
instrumental in bringing the Institute to the
fore front of academic and consulting
activities.

Programme Profile
The department of Civil Engineering has been offering this Post Graduate programme in Transportation
Engineering and Management since 1974. In this course, both Engineering and Management aspects of
Transportation Systems with emphasis on road transportation are dealt with. One month special training
programme is arranged for the students at the end of second semester at companies such as CRRI New Delhi,
NATPAC Kerala, Wilbursmith Bangalore & Chennai, CES, L&T Ramboll, RITES.

Ongoing Projects Software Packages


lRural road performance studies-sponsored by PMGSY lGeographical Information Systems - PcArc/
lResearch oriented projects on pavements. Info&Arc/View, Cartographer, ERDAS-Imagine,
lG.I.S. based road network analysis. Rolta MGE, Map Info, Siemens Caris
lTransportation Planning - GPSS-PC, TRIPS,
lDesign of Hilly Roads using Mx-Roads.
MIGRAIN, Mx-Roads
lTransportation and Land use Planning. lDrafting Packages - AutoCAD 2006, Vision
Surveyor, Microstation
Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Traffic Engineering and Highway Geometrics Theory of Traffic Flow
Pavement Analysis and Design Personnel Management and Labour Laws
Transportation Systems Bridge Engineering
Road Transport Management and Economics Environmental Impact Assessment
Transportation and Land Use Planning Statistical Quality Control and Management
CAD in Transportation Engineering
Computer Simulation Applications in Transportation Engineering

Lab Facilities
! Portable Axle/Wheel Weigh Pad
! Bump Integrator, Road Unevenness Recorder, Merlin
Roughometer
! Pavement Core Drilling Machine
! Electronic California Bearing Ratio Test Apparatus
! Radar Speed Gun
! Vehicle Emission Testers, Noise Dosimeter
! Repeated Load Testing Machine
! Geogauge
! Benklemen Beam Deflectometer

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The Department of Electronics and Communi-
cation Engineering was established in 1968.
Recognizing the need for the development of
science to go hand in hand with the
development of technology, the post graduate
course in VLSI Systems was started. The
department has made pioneering contribution
to the field of Microelectronics and VLSI and
strives for raising the potential capability of
students through experienced and dedicated
faculty.

Programme Profile
The programme in VLSI Systems is a judicious blend of ASICs, FPGA/PLD based systems and Digital System
Processing. This course is designed to provide the students in depth understanding of principles of Digital
System Design and Testing, Design of Analog Systems, Design with ASICs and other advanced courses like
M.Tech - VLSI Systems

design issues in SOC. The course is well supported by highly sophisticated ECAD laboratories, where the
students unleash their ideas. Equipped with powerful Sun ULTRA workstations and with complete array of
ECAD tools, students are given every opportunity to learn.

Ongoing Projects
! Optimization Techniques for FPGA Implementation of SDR funded by DST
! SOC Based Target Recognition System funded by DST
! FPGA Based Waveform Generator for Pulse Compression Radar
funded by LRDE, Bangalore Curriculum
Core Subjects
Analog VLSI Design with ASICs
Basics of VLSI VHDL Analysis and Design of Digital System
Digital System Design VLSI System Testing
Low Power VLSI Circuits FPGA Based System Design
Design and Synthesis Using Verilog HDL DSP Structures for VLSI
Electronic Design and Automation Tools High Speed Communication Networks

Lab facilities
! FPGA tools from Xilinx (FPGA Foundation series, Project Manager) and ALTERA (Maxplus II & Quartus II), HDL designer Tool Kit,
Model Sim and ASIC Design tools from Mentor Graphics consisting of Analog and Mixed signal ADMS.
! Synopsys Tools (VCS, Design Compiler, Formality,
Prime time, Prime power, Astro, Jupiter XT, Hercules),
Analog Tools (Hspice, Nano Sim, pathmill), Dual lang
plus Stn SW (ICSTATION, IC Layout Tools, Leonardo
Spectrum CALIBRE, Physical Verification Tools,
XCALIBRE, parasitic extraction Tools, DFT Tools),
Software-Hardware co-design using System C , Mixed
Signal Design using VHDLAMS etc.
! FPGA Kits from XILINX (XC 4000, Spartan, Spartan II,
Spartan III, Virtex XC100, Virtex II Pro XC2VP30) and
ALTERA (Apex 2011E, Cyclone C6X, C30X).
! Apart from this, the department also possesses mixed
simulation tools like PSPICE, SABER and ORCAD PCB
Design Tool etc.

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The Department of Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering was established in
1967. Since then the Department has been
one of the premier centers of excellence in
the field of Metallurgy. Highly qualified
faculty handle the lectures and in addition to
that guest lectures are delivered by eminent
professionals from premier organizations
such as WRI-BHEL, DRDO, IISc, and
IGCAR.

Programme Profile

M.Tech – Welding Engineering


The Post-graduate programme in Welding Engineering was started in 1978 in collaboration with Welding
Research Institute (WRI) – BHEL, Tiruchirappalli to meet the growing demands of Technological Expertise in
Metal Fabrication Industries. Both the regular faculty of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Department and the experts from WRI handle theory and practical classes. The practicing professionals from
WRI share their expertise with the students which makes learning effective.
Ongoing Projects
lModeling and Simulation of GTAW Process, sponsored by DST
lStudies on Dissimilar Weld Joints Comprising Duplex Stainless Steels and Carbon Steel - sponsored by
MHRD.
lCorrosion Behaviour of Super Duplex and Super Austenitic Stainless Steel Weldments in Marine
Environments, sponsored NRD
lDevelopment of High performance Titanium-Aluminum Inter-metallic
Composite Through Mechanical Alloying, sponsored by DRDO
Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Physical Metallurgy Electrical Aspects of Welding
Welding Processes Material Characterization
Advanced Welding and Allied Processes Mechanical Behavior of Materials
Welding Metallurgy Design of Weldments
Welding Application Technology Statistical Quality Control
Welding Codes and Standards

Lab Facilities
! Tensile test: Servo Hydraulic UTM 50 ton for fatigue and
UTM 100 & 60 ton for KK & JK evaluation, 2 ton
Hounsfield tensometer, Impact test, Bend test
! Hardness measurements: Brinell, Vickers, Rockwell,
Portable and Micro hardness testers
! Characterization: Scanning Electron Microscope, Image
Analyzer, In-situ Metallographic kit, Stereo zoom
microscope, Fisher Ferritscope, Laser particle Size
Analyzer, AAS- Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
! Welding Facilities: Submerged Arc, Plasma Arc ,
Resistance, Gas Tungsten Arc with AC & DC pulsing and
Gas Metal Arc Welding.
! Thermo Calc Modeling package
! In addition, the students have access to the laboratory
facilities at WRI-BHEL

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The Department of Chemistry was established
in 1971. It possesses excellent facilities and
sophisticated equipment for the students
during their course of study. The Department
has five laboratories which are well equipped
to meet the demand of the students. Recent
achievements include a collaborative
investigation study with E.merck, USA,
Virginia Tech., USA and National Cancer
Institute, USA towards the development of the
new drug discovery.

Programme Profile
The post graduate programme in applied chemistry apart from the Research Programme in the fields of
M.Sc - Applied Chemistry

Natural products, Biochemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Water Treatment. The competently designed and
regularly reviewed curriculum, synergized with periodical industrial visits, enable the students to cater the
growing needs of industry and the challenging trend of the research laboratories.

Ongoing Projects
! Projects funded by AICTE, MHRD, UGC and Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water mission.
! Research projects with premium institutions such as IISc Bangalore, TIFR Mumbai, NCBS Bangalore, Raman
Research Institute Bangalore, RRL Trivandrum, IGCAR Kalpakkam, CLRI Chennai, CECRI Karaikudi, NCL
Pune.
Curriculum
Core Subjects Computational Methods in Chemistry
Organic Chemistry Unit Operations and Process
Inorganic Chemistry Spectroscopic Techniques
Physical Chemistry Lab Courses
Medicinal Chemistry Organic Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
Analytical Chemistry Inorganic Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
Polymer Chemistry Physical Chemistry
Petroleum and Petrochemicals Industrial Chemistry

Lab facilities
! Wet analysis lab
! Research lab
! Sophisticated instruments lab
+ High performance liquid chromatography
+ Fourier transform IR spectrophotometer
+ UV visible spectrophotometer
+ Auto magnetic susceptibility balance
+ Electro-chemical analyzer
+ Pulse polorograph, Fluorimeter
+ Potentiostat
+ BOD incubator cum analyzer
+ Thermo gravity / Differential thermal analyzer
+ Electronic orbital shaker with incubation hood
! Physical Chemistry lab

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The Department of Physics is one of the oldest
and active organs of the Institute. It has always
played a vital role in building a team of fresh
technocrats and brilliant researchers. The
Head of the Department and the
distinguished faculty members contribute to
Science and Technology in various key areas
like Laser Instrumentation, Laser and its
Applications, Crystallography, Ultrasonics,
Thin Film Technology , Nanoscience and
Technology, Fiber Optic Sensors and many of
the emerging fields .

Programme Profile

M.Sc – Applied Electronics


The objective of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and skills of Electronic Science matching
the needs of the applied areas such as Communication, Computer Networking, Programming Skills,
Automation, Control systems, Digital Image and Signal Processing, VLSI Technology, and other latest trends of
Electronic and IT industry.

Ongoing Projects
lApplication Specific Integrated Circuits for DSP System = Communication Systems
lMicro-Electro Mechanical System = Instrumentation and Control System
lDigital Signal and Image Processing = Microprocessor Interfacing

Curriculum
Core Subjects
Mathematical Physics Linear & Digital Integrated Circuits
Digital Signal and Image Processing Electronic Circuits & Design
Computer Programming in C & C++ Advanced Microprocessor and Applications
Electro Magnetic Theory Network Analysis
Instrumentation Systems Computer Aided Instrumentation
Electrical, Magnetic & Opto-electronic Materials Optoelectronics
VLSI architecture and Design Methodologies Optical Communication
Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems Nanoscience and Technology
Nonlinear Systems and Electronic Circuits Communication Systems
Micro Electrical and Mechanical System Fiber Optic Sensors
Thin Film Technology and Applications Project Work and Viva- voce

Lab Facilities
! Electronics Circuit Lab
! Microprocessor based Experiments (8085,8086)
! Digital Signal Processing by MATLAB and Kit TMS 320
! Microcontroller based Experiments
! Computer Aided Interfacing

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The Department of Computer Applications is
one of the pioneering departments of the
Institution. It is committed to the cause of
M.Sc - Operations Research and Computer Applications

quality education in mathematics that forms


the basis for all the other fields and IT, a field
growing in leaps and bounds. It is dedicated
to the mission of developing highly skilled
professionals who can adapt to the dynamic
changes of the IT industry.

Programme Profile
This programme in Operations Research and Computer Applications (OR & CA) was started in 1993-94 and it
is a multifaceted course following a three semester theory and one semester project pattern covering topics
from Operations Research and Computer Applications. Course provides requisite standards to withstand the
emerging challenges of the corporate world. In addition it generates quality optimizers and potential software
professionals with unified foundation in the functional areas.

Ongoing Projects
! Operations Research – Statistical Quality Control, Network Models, Simulation
! Computer Applications – Spread Sheet, Desktop Newspaper,
News Group, Network Telephony, Search Engine Curriculum
Core Subjects Electives
Operations Research / Management Science Multiple Criteria and Decision Making
Linear Programming & Simulation Supply Chain Management
Non - Linear Programming Quality Control and Assurance
Data Analytics Decision Support System
Replacement, Reliability and Network Models Software Engineering
Inventory Theory and Dynamic Programming Object Oriented Programming, Analysis and Design
Computer Applications Logistics Management
Computer Organization and Architecture 4GL And 5GL System
Programming in C and C++ Graphics And Multimedia
Operating System Computer Networks
Data Base Management Systems Lab Course
Data Structures and Algorithm Programming in C & C++
Visual Programming Data Structures
Mathematics Unix
Discrete Mathematics Visual Programming
Probability, Statistics and Estimation DBMS

Lab facilities
! NIT Local Area Network (OCTAGON Computer

Center), Pentium based servers, Platforms such as

Linux, Solaris based Sun Machines, HP DEC Alpha

Ultra Sparc, Silicon Graphics workstations and

Pentium based DELL n-series PCs connected to the

NIT LAN

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The sterling hallmark of this campus is the
OCTAGON - Computer Center. This center
serves the campus-wide LAN in close
association with the user departments. This
LAN caters to 1300 users across the campus at
the same time and has a 100 Mbps fiber optic
backbone. It also acts as a resource centre to
supplement classroom instructions with
laboratory sessions.

The OCTAGON accommodates the central


computing facilities, it has a server room with 20
servers and 800 high-end computers. Its
laboratories include four labs - Lab 1 with 39 Pentium based PCs, Lab 2 with 52 Pentium 4 based PCs, Lab 3 (also
known as RECAL-Sun Lab) with 33 Sun Computers, Graphics Lab with 27 Pentium 4 based PCs, R&D Lab with 30
Pentium 4 based PCs.
A Printer room equipped with two high-speed Hewlett Packard 9000DN - A3 Network Mono Laser Printers which
can print 50 pages per minute (PPM), a high-speed Hewlett Packard 9500N - A3 Network Color Laser Printer which
can print 24 pages per minute (PPM) and high-speed Line Matrix Printers which can print 1500 lines per minute
(LPM), a Library for software, CBTs & manuals, Conference & Seminar facilities, a CAD/CAM Centre with 20 high-
end workstations and an in-house maintenance facility.

The Octagon
The center is maintained by the Computer Support Group (CSG). The CSG also offer courses under its Continuing
Education Programme for the students as well as the local community. It also provides consultancy services to a
range of organizations.
In addition, with a view to enhancing facilities and in order to meet additional requirements, a new annexe building
with a capacity of 200 computers has come up next to Octagon.
Octagon is kept open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year.
It also has centralized 2 x 60 kVA redundant Uninterrupted Power Supply
Resources with 200 kVA standby Power Generators and Central Air Conditioning.

Unix Servers / Workstation Windows 2000 Server Software


SunFire - Solaris Server Windows 2000 Prof. / Windows XP Prof. Microsoft C V 5.1
SILVER - Linux File Server Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 Borland C++ V 4.5
PLATINUM - Internet Proxy Server (Taroon) Lisp
SunFire250 - Solaris Clients Server Fedora Core 5 Softek COBOL 85
Red Hat Linux 9 (Shrike) WATCOM C/C++ V 10.0
Windows Server / Workstation Novell NetWare 6 Visual Studio .NET 2003
ADITYA - Network Attached Storage (NAS) SUN Solaris 10 Oracle 9i/10g
Server IRIX Release 6.3 DB2
AGNI - Windows 2003 File cum Domain Apple MAC OS X 10.2 (Jaguar) Softek FORTRAN V 2.0
Server FoxPro 2.6
RECNET - Internet Accounting Server CAD / CAM Packages Delphi
Dell 350n Workstations Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2
Clipper V 5.9
DNS cum Dial-up server Pro/MECHANICA Wildfire 2
Microsoft Office XP / 2003
GOLD Internet Terminal Server Unigraphics NX2
Lotus Notes 4.51
Catia V5R9
PC Focus
Novell Netware Servers I-DEAS Master Series 6.0
IRONCAD 3.2 SYBASE System 11
VAYU - Secondary NetWare File Server
SAKTHI - Office Automation Server NISA 12.0 Power Builder V 6.0
ADAMS 10 Visual Dbase V 6.0
DTP Packages ANSYS 8.0 SQL Server
Applied Electrical and Electronics Engg. AutoCAD 2006 Matlab 6
Control Systems Mechanical Desktop 5 & Inventor 4 Scilab 3
Mechatronics Maya 5 Unlimited with Shader Library GPSS
3D Studio Max 6 & Character Studio 4.2 SPSS
Operating Systems Adobe, Corel & Macromedia products Java Development Kit 1.2
Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition Star Office

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The Institute has a modern central library with
more than one lakh documents consisting of
technical books, reports, standards and back
volumes of journals. The library subscribes to
119 periodicals besides a holding of 15943
bound volumes of journals (back numbers). The
library also contains 15,000 books in the book
bank. The CD-ROM workstations and the
Audio Visual section are major attractions to
the library. Besides the central library, each
department has its own library. The open access
system is observed in the library.

The Audio-Visual Section is equipped with a Microfilm Reader, Linguaphone Laboratory, Audio Cassette
Players, Color Television Sets, Video Cassette Recorders and over 1400 Educational Audio & Video cassettes.
Discs on almost all foreign languages are available in the library.
CD-ROM Workstation
, The library has been subscribing to DIALOG ON DISC Compendex Plus (Engineering Index) CD-ROM
database from 1987 to date and now it is known as K R INFORMATION ON DISC.
, Under the UK-India RECs Project the library has subscribed to UMI /PROQUEST INSPEC ON DISC
CD-ROM database. These two databases cover the entire Engineering field and Physics.
The Library

, The Library subscribes to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on CD-ROM.


, The Library also subscribes to Instrument Society of America (ISA) standards on CD-ROM e-Resources
through INDEST CONSORTIUM
The Library functions such as circulation control, cataloguing and serials control have been automated. The
Computer Support Group has developed an integrated software package called LIRS+ for library operations,
such as, Cataloguing, Circulation & Acquisition. Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) has been implemented
and made available to all the NITT LAN users through the browser. The Institute library is also a permanent
member of the British Council Library, Chennai.
Special Services
, Bulletin Board service
, News headlines with weekly update
, Current awareness service
, CD-ROM search service
, Audio-visual service (educational cassettes)
, Membership to external agencies and individuals
Indest Consortia
As a member of Indest Consortia (MHRD initiative) NITT library is permitted to access the following e-journal
databases for accessing more than 1000 full text e-journals.
, IEL (113 journals): Access to the full archives of IEEE and IEE publications are available from 1998 to the
present
, Science direct (334 journals)
, Springerlink (498 journals)
, ASTP (160 journals)
, ACM (30 journals)
, ASME (18 journals)
, ASCE (29 journals)
, “NATURE” online
, INDIAN STANDARDS on intranet

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The Department of Training and Placement is the
marketing division of the institute. Over the
years, the department acting as an interface
between the students and companies has
maintained symbiotic, vibrant and purposeful
relationship with Industries across the country.
As a result, it has built up an impressive
placement record both in terms of percentage of
students placed, as well as the number of

Department of Training and Placement


companies visiting the campus.

Hosting Companies on Campus


The Department provides facilities for the visiting companies to conduct pre-placement talks, written tests,
group discussions and interviews. Audio visual aids like laptops and LCD projectors for pre-placement talks
and internet facilities for online tests will be arranged on prior intimation.
Conveyance from/to the railway station or airport is arranged by the department. Accommodation and food is
provided in the institute guest house for the company on prior intimation and the costs for these are borne by
the Institute. In case the company executives wish to stay outside the campus, all arrangements for their
accommodation will be made but the costs are to be borne by the company.

Functions and Responsibilities


, Organizes and coordinates Campus Placement Program, to fulfill its commitment of a job to every
aspirant.
, Makes available updated database and job profile of the companies and thus helps each student analyze
and choose company of his/her interest. The department has in its active file a database of nearly 500
companies.
, Helps every student define his/her career interest through individual expert counseling.
, Nurtures Industry-Institute interaction, by organizing and coordinating frequent industrial visits,
inplant training and projects of industrial relevance for the students, with the sole aim of zeroing down
the hiatus between the industry and the academia.
, Receives and forwards the feedback pertinent to curriculum improvement from the visiting companies
to the faculty, to ensure that the curriculum follows the latest industrial trends.
, Works towards continuing education for the college employees

Why recruit at NITT?


! With students drawn from all the states of our
country and faculty recruited through open
advertisement throughout the country, the
institution has an all India character. Ever
since its establishment, the institution has
registered speedy progress and it now offers
Under Graduate courses in ten branches and
Post Graduate courses in twenty three
disciplines of science, engineering &
technology besides MS (Research) and Ph.D.
in all the departments.

NIT Trichy PG Brochure 29


Getting Here FLIGHT TIMINGS

TRAIN TIMINGS

Note : The timings are valid as of May 2007 and are liable to change

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ABB FERTILIZERS HANSA CORP MBT SRF
ACC COSL HCL MCDOWELLS SRISHTI SOFTWARE
ACCENTURE COSMIC CIRCUITS HCL PEROT SYSTEMS MCAFEE SSI
ADOBE COVANSYS HDFC MEGASOFT STMICROELECTRONICS
ADOR WELDING CSC HELLOSOFT MERINDUS SUN MICROSYSTEMS
ADVENTNET CSS HERO HONDA METLIFE INDIA
SUNDARAM CLAYTON
AFL CTS HLL INSURANCE
SUNDARAM FASTENERS
AGERE SYSTEMS CUMMINS HM MICO BOSCH
SUZUKI METAL INDIA
AIRTEL CYPRESS HONEYWELL MICROSOFT
AIRVANA SEMICONDUCTORS HP MIDHANI SYMPHONY SERVICES
AKZO NOBEL D&B HUAWEI MIMETICS PHARMA SYNERGY
ALLIANCE D & H SECHERON HUMANWARE MINDTREE SYNOPSYS
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Dr. A.K.Bakthavatsalam,
Professor and Head
Department of Training and Placement
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli – 620 015.
Tamilnadu, INDIA.
Phone : +91- 431- 2501 081 / 2503 781
Telefax: +91-431–2501 081,
e-mail: tp@nitt.edu / tpnitt@gmail.com