WORKSHOP on Hands On Arduino for 3rd Sem EC by Prof.Jignesh Joshi,Prof.Ravin Sardhara and Prof.Nirmal Bhalani on 27th and 28th July 2017
The Arduino Workshop scheduled on 27th and 28th July 2017. The two days were divided in 6 sessions. On the first day of Workshop all students were introduced to embedded systems. Joshi Sir narrated the story of development of Arduino board and its application in everyday life. Afterwards they gave students brief information of components of Arduino board. Starting from basic, the students were given guidance about programming in Arduino. The Basic project performed at first was blinking LED alternately. Second session was held by Prof. Ravin Sardhara. He taught the basic of Proteus Simulation Software. Arduino Boards and various types of sensors and their application were taught to students. By doing hands on, students performed some interesting projects. The third session was held by Prof. Nirmal Bhalani. He taught Digital communication using Arduino. A project was performed to get a clear idea about serial communication. The basic concept of digital transmission and receiving got clear. All students left after taking a assignment as homework.
Second day of the workshop started with discussion of assignment. The first session was held by Joshi sir. They continued the topic of digital communication. But due to Light cut out the workshop was postponed to next day.
The day started with hands on project on seven segments. Students were guided to print 0-9 numbers on seven segment using different techniques. The second session was continued by Prof. Ravin Sardhara. They taught seven segment projects in Proteus simulator. After wards they had hands on project on analog sensors. Students made some projects under guidance of Sir like Traffic light controller, Temperature sensor. The session ended with photo session with HOD and expertise.
WORKSHOP on Networking by Mr.Bhavesh Atara from AIMS Career Solutions
from 24-7-2017 to 25-7-2017
During the first day, the students were taught basic fundamentals of networking like its definition and concept.
They also learnt how to establish a network and classification of networks. They were explained sub netting concepts. They were also introduced briefly about the questions asked during campus interview.
During the second day, the students were taught about the basic features of router. They were given introduction to a simulator –CISCO packet tracer.
Followed by same, Mr. Vishesh Thakar explained them how to establish a network and how to connect two networks by using routers.The students learnt how to configure a router by using same basic commands.
Mr.Bhavesh Atara introduced them an open source simulator GNS3.Using this simulator, he taught them how to connect two routers and configure the same.
He also gave them information about virtualization which means how a real world could be converted to virtual world. He introduced few softwares in relation to same like Vmware tools, SDN(Software defined network), etc.
Last but not the least, a question answer round was conducted on the spot to boost their confidence.
He also motivated students about securing bright career, representing in Interviews and few techniques to be kept in mind while appearing for Interviews.
This workshop proved to be very useful for the Final year students who are at the peak of their preparations for upcoming placement drives.
WORKSHOP ARDUINO- A HANDS ON WORKSHOP for 5th Sem EC From 21-7-2017 to 24-7-2017
It was the first day of the arduino workshop of 5th sem EC department.Prof. Jaydeep was there to guide and supervise 5th Sem for the same.To accompany him, his junior, Jasmine sir was also there.Initally, he introduced himself and his ferm for which he is working. Then started the introduction about arduino, a development board with all the facilities of interfacing, coding and merging. It is an open source code. He showed them arduino and its types available in the market.He introduced to all the pins available and its variable uses. Then a step ahead was programming. He showed the syntex first and then described some commonly used instructions for the same. All the students did interfacing of
– 1 LED (on and off for once)
-1 LED (on and off in a loop with some delay)
-switch interfacing with 1 LED(on and off as per switching)
-switch interfacing with 2LEDs
and described about the positive output sensors and negative output sensors. At the end of 1st day he gave a task of interfacing 4 motors , 2IR sensors and an LED and make them function as of robot. He also described the importance of interfacing LEDs and switch and told us how practically it is being used
Initially, all discussed about the task given by sir as home work and accomplished it. On this day, initially digital and analog sensors were introduced, its input-output techniques and all.Then sir interfaced LCD with arduino and made all the student perform on a software called PROTEUS.Then was the turn of servo and stepper motor, after discussing about its types and functioning all saw its working. At the end of this session sir taught about PCB designing and its techniques.Last was the feedback round and a group photo session.
On the same day, Nirjaree Vadgama Mam came and taught about real time data logging on SD card with arduino on 3 dimension, with wired and wireless technique.
It was the day for IOT session. A sir named Kashyap Pithwa from the same firm came and taught us about this topic. IOT’s meaning, its use, its applications were introduced.How in recent time, companies are using IOT to get automised were shown. Then another development board named NodeMCU was introduced with inbuilt wifi facility. He showed how different sensors can be interfaced and how message can be transferred from mobile application to the device.Ended with showing a competitive video of robots and lastly with a motivational video.
WORKSHOP ON INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT) HELD AT ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION Dept. VVP ENGINEERING COLLEGE DATE 14TH TO 16TH OF JULY 2017 by PROF. JIGNESH PATOLIYA
DAY 1 (Following topics were covered)
- BASIC INFORMATION ON IoT
IoT is also known as internet of things through which we can control the appliance and other heavy machine by remotely.
- WHAT IS IoT AND ITS DEFINATION
IoT is the only environment which includes three layers in which perception, network and application layers are included.
- WHERE THE INTERNET OF THE THINGS IS USED?
Remotely controlling the appliance.
- TYPES OF BOARDs USED IN IoT MEMORY SPECIFIED AND IT’S SEGREGATION.
- WHAT IS ARDUINO?
- PROGRAMING OF ARDUINO WITH DIFFERENT EXAMPLES.
By using sketch and its inbuilt examples Included.
- WHAT IS NODE Microcontroller?
Node MCU is using the ESP8266 and by its help the SoC is made which is known as NODE MCU.
- PROGRAMMING OF NODE MCU
Programming is done with the help of sketch of Arduino by simply selecting the module in option the format is same as the arduino is worked.
- HOW TO COMMUNICATE SERIALLY
This is done by using the serial library in arduino IDE Serial.begin (Baud rate);
- HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH WiFi MODULE.
Which is same as the NODE MCU.
- SIMULATION ON PROTUES.
By taking all the components and placing it together in protues.
- KNOWLEDGE ON BAUD RATES.
Different baud rates for serial communication for different application as per the modules which are used for the same.
DAY 2 (Following topics were covered)
- KNOWLEDGE ON DIFFERENT SENSORS.
Sensors and its classification based on Nature.
Main two types 1) Digital Sensors 2) Analog Sensors.
The sensors which includes only two state in terms of its output than this type of sensors can be classified into Digital in Nature.
Were the output which is not in fixed manner it varies in particular range than that all the sensors are analog in nature
- PROGRAMMING ON NODE MCU FOR SENSOR (ANALOG)
This practical is done by using the AVR board using the potentiometer of its and the LED for other purpose.
- PRACTICAL WORKING WITH NODE MCU.
Programming with sketch and other software like mosquito.
Checking the interconnection within the network offline and online.
- NoT (NETWORK OF THINGS)
NoT is the network which can be used for low range and limited communication like LAN connection the appliance which are in intra network that can be controlled by this type of connection.
- IoT (INTERNET OF THINGS)
This type of network can control the things from anywhere, anytime and at anyplace.
This can be done by connection of internet which is compulsion for this type of connection.
- KNOWLEDGE ON RASPBERRY Pi.
This is the board which has very different property than arduino which includes case of Memory, Speed, SoC.
While in case of arduino we doesn’t have any facility for make it IoT directly.
- PRACTICAL WITH MOSQUITTO.
It is software which helps to communicate the NODE MCU as to make the application through it and controlling of appliance by UI. Likewise SCADA.
- KNOWLEDGE ON MOTT PROTOCOL.
MQTT is very light protocol which means no more latency and which directly indicates that it consumes very low bandwidth.
With 93.05 % result Electronics and communication department stood 1st Rank in Entire Zone and 3rdRank in GTU in the result of 6th semester. Sparkling stars who glitters in GTU are mentioned below.
Parth Sopariya Secure 1st Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.37, Darshit Gosaliya Secure 2nd Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.36, Panikar Anjali Secure 4th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.23, Sagar Dixit Secure 5th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.22, Bhatt Ravi Secure 7th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.09, Rupareliya Hima Secure 8th Rank in Entire GTU with CPI 9.08. Analysis wise 8 students obtained 9 above SPI and 47 students obtained 8 above SPI.
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. -Paul J. Meyer
Chemical Department of VVP Engineering College, Rajkot is proud of the 6th semester students for bringing a sparkling result of 94.2%.
With the wonderful result, we rank 2nd in entire GTU, out of 25 colleges under GTU, a matter of immense pride for us.
Ankit Sojitra ranks 1st in the entire GTU (CGPA – wise) with a CGPA of 10.
Payal Kachhadia ranks 3rd in entire GTU with a CGPA of 9.95.
With an overall CPI of 9.33, Ankit ranks 8th in GTU.
And with this excellent result, Ankit Sojitra stands to be a strong contender of GOLD MEDAL in Chemical Engineering, hence maintaining the tradition since 2015 by Yuti Trivedi and Kartik Tank and giving us a golden chance to score a HATRICK in GOLD MEDALS!!
The Department of Chemical Engineering keeps the promise of giving the best to their students when it comes to knowledge and practical aspects of engineering, and hence, once again we come up with a very important topic delivered by Mr. Dhaval Desai, from Essar Oil Ltd, Jamnagar, on “Thermal Cracking” on 10th of July, 2017.
This expert lecture was conducted under the MoU between Essar and Chemical Dept of VVP Engg College. Mr. Dhaval Desai is associated with EOL since last 9 years and he is currently heading the Process Monitoring function of Refinery ISBL, Utilities and Power plant. He graduated Chemical Engineering from LD Engineering College, Ahmedabad in 1991 and has more than 25 years of professional experience in Petrochemicals and Refinery units.
We are thankful to Mr. Rajendra Kakkad, Deputy General Manager at Essar Oil Ltd, Jamnagar for bringing together such informative expert sessions. Mr. Kakkad is associated with EOL since last 9 years and has more than 21 years of Industrial experience. Presently, since last three years, he is looking after the Technical Training dept. at Essar.
We are thankful to the management of VVP for granting us permission for the program, and the Department is much thankful to Dr. Jayesh Deshkar, Principal of VVP Engg College, for motivating us to conduct such sessions.
The Department pays its gratitude to Dr. Piyush Vanzara for taking initiatives to such essentially useful programs for the sake of students and staff, and to the entire staff of the department.