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The Control and Instrumentation Laboratory - II is a part of control and instrumentation research group under the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE) at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.The laboratory is mainly used for instructional laboratory courses and is well equipped with sufficient number of electronic test benches each consisting of Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Arbitrary Function Generator, Digital Multimeter, Desktop computer, etc. used in design and implementation of automation, control and instrumentation circuits.This laboratory is also used for research work in the areas of automation, control and instrumentation.


In the year of 2014, first undergraduate and postgraduate instructional laboratory course was started in this laboratory. The course are as follows-

  • EE371: Control and Instrumentation Laboratory –for B. Tech. programme in Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE), B. Tech. in Electronics and Electrical Engineering(EEE).

  • EE558: Applied Control Lab – for M. Tech. programme in Power and Control.


In the year of 2018, the following new laboratory courses were introduced for undergraduate and post-graduate students-

  • EE253: Instrumentation Lab – for B. Tech. programme in ECE and EEE.

  • EE351: Control and Robotics Lab – for B. Tech. programme in ECE and EEE.

  • EE552: Applied Control Lab – for M. Tech. programme in systems, Control and Automation.

  • EE555: Automation Lab – for M. Tech. programme in Systems, Control and Automation.


General Laboratory Equipment :

1. Digital Storage Oscilloscope (DSO): Make- Yokogawa, Model- DLM2022

2. Arbitrary Function Generator (AFG): Make- Tektronix, Model- AFG31021

3. Bench-Top Digital Multimeter (DMM): Make- Aplab, Model- 1095A

4. Regulated DC Power Supply: Make- Aplab, Model- LQ6324S

Laboratory Courses

B. Tech. programme laboratory courses:

EE253 Instrumentation Laboratory (0-0-3-3)

Course Contents:

Measurement of physical parameters such as temperature, humidity, displacement, strain and force; Circuits for signal conditioning, signal recovery, and telemetry; Identification of common sources of error in measurements and quantifying their effect; Computer based instrumentation; Hardware implementation of PID controller; Computer controlled test systems.


Text/Reference Books

1.     H. S. Kalsi, Electronic Instrumentation, 3rd edition. Tata McGraw-Hill, 2017.

2.     C. D. Johnson, Process Control Instrumentation Technology, 8th edition. Pearson, 2015.



EE-351 Control and Robotics Lab (0-0-3-3)

Course Contents:

Design and realization of proportional, proportional-integral, proportional-derivative and proportional-integral-derivative controllers; Position and speed control of DC motors; Familiarization with two/three linkage robot arm, Familiarization with wheeled mobile robot.


Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, 5th Edition. Prentice Hall India, 2010.

Gopal, Control Systems, 3rd Edition. Tata McGraw-Hill, 2008.

J. Craig, Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control, 3rd Edition. Pearson Education, 2008.



M. Tech. programme laboratory courses:

EE 555 Automation Lab (0-0-3-3)

Course Contents:

DC motor characteristics, modeling using transfer function and state variable methods, position control of DC motor using PID controller, speed control of DC motor using pulse width modulation; Kinematic modeling and assembling of a differential drive automated wheeled robot, various sensors and their use in mobile robot localization and obstacle detection; Robot motion control and navigation.


EC552(old 558) Applied Control Lab (0-0-3-3)

Course Contents:

1. DC Motor Speed Control: Using PLC to control the speed of DC Motor to understand the principles of feedback control, PWM and PLC programming. The objective is to study the following-

a. Open loop speed control.

b. Close loop speed control.

c. Use of PLC for the speed control.

d. Acceleration and deceleration ramps programming in PLC.

e. To Monitor the duty cycle of the motor.

2. AC Machine Control: The objective will be to study-

a. Open loop speed control.

b. Close loop speed control.

c. Frequency converter and its control.

d. Acceleration and deceleration ramps programming in the controller.

e. PWM programming.

3. Process Measurement and Control: The objective of this experiment is to understand:

a. Industrial measurements.

b. The control systems used in industry.

c. The programming techniques of the controller to achieve specific purpose.

d. Process supervision through PC.

e. Various transducers and sensors used in the industry.


Harshal B. Nemade


Faculty, Lab In-charge

Srinivasan Krishnaswamy

Assistant Professor

Associate Faculty, Lab In-charge

Sidananda Sonowal

Senior Technical Superintendent

Staff, Lab In-charge

Sabita Boro

Junior Technical Superintendent

Associate Staff, Lab In-charge

Contact Address

Electronics and Electrical Engineering Deptt.

New Extension Building, 1st Floor

  • 0361258 3460