Roorkee College of Engineering
  • Roorkee College of Engineering
  • Roorkee College of Engineering
  • RCE Roorkee
  • Roorkee College of Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering


Department of Electrical & Electronics engineering is well equipped with state of art labs to train students to advance their theoretical knowledge and sound practices of the profession.

The following are the practical name of all labs run by the department:

Basic Electrical Engineering Lab:

It is common for all engineering students of first year to understand the basic concepts of A.C. and D.C circuits and electrical machines. In this lab student of first year perform experiments related to topics taught in theory like superposition theorem, Norton’s theorem, Thevenin’s theorem, open circuit and short circuit test of single phase transformers, etc.

Basic Electrical Lab
Basic Electrical Lab
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Network Theorems Verification of Network Theorems.
02 Three Phase Circuits Measurement of power in a three phase circuit by two wattmeter method.
03 Transformer Measurement of efficiency of a single phase transformer by load test.
04 Transformer Determination of parameters and losses in a single phase transformer by OC and SC test.
05 DC Motor Study of characteristics of DC Motor
06 AC Motor Study of characteristics of AC Motor
07 DC Generator DC generator characteristics.
08 Energy Meter Study of a single phase energy meter
Electronics Device & Circuit Lab:

Design of amplifiers and other electronic systems to satisfy specifications. Bipolar and field-effect transistors, diodes integrated circuits and passive components are part of the hardware needed.

Electronics Device & Circuit
Electronics Device & Circuit
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Field Effect Transistors Single stage Common source FET amplifier –plot of gain in dB Vs. frequency, measurement of bandwidth, input impedance, maximum signal handling capacity (MSHC) of an amplifier
02 Bipolar Transistors Design of single stage RC coupled amplifier –design of DC biasing circuit using Potential divider arrangement –Plot of frequency Vs. gain in dB. Measurement of bandwidth of an amplifier, input impedance and Maximum Signal Handling Capacity of an amplifier.
03 Two stage Amplifier Plot of frequency Vs. gain. Estimation of Q factor, bandwidth of an amplifier
04 Bipolar Transistors Common Collector Configuration‐Emitter Follower (using Darlington pair) ‐Gain and input impedance Measurement of the circuit.
05 Amplifier Study of Series and shunt feedback amplifier and determination of voltage and current gain, Plot of gain in dB Vs. frequency, measurement of bandwidth
06 Oscillator Study of Wien bridge oscillator (b) phase shift oscillator.
07 Oscillator Study of Hartely& Colpitts oscillator.
08 Multivibrator Study of Mono and a stable multi-vibrator using transistor.

This lab consist of number of machines like D.C. motors, shunt motors, D.C. generators, induction motors, three phase transformers, three phase alternators etc. on which students of second year perform experiments related to topics taught in theory.

S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 D.C Generator To obtain magnetization characteristics of a DC shunt generator
02 D.C Generator To obtain load characteristics of a dDC. shunt generator and compound generator (a)Cumulatively compounded (b) Differentially compounded
03 D.C Machines To obtain efficiency of a DC shunt machine using Swinburn’s test
04 D.C Machines To perform Hopkinson’s test and determine losses and efficiency of DC machine
05 D.C Shunt Motor To obtain speed‐torque characteristics of a DC shunt motor
06 Transformer To study polarity and ratio test of single phase and 3‐phase transformers
07 Transformer To obtain equivalent circuit, efficiency and voltage regulation of a single phase transformer using C.C. and S.C. tests.
08 Transformer To obtain efficiency and voltage regulation of a single phase transformer by Sumpner’s test.
Networks & Measurement Lab:

This lab consists of experiments related to topics covered in Network analysis & synthesis.

Networks & Measurement
Networks & Measurement
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Voltmeter Study of semiconductor diode voltmeter and its use as DC average responding AC voltmeter.
02 LCR Bridge Study of L.C.R. Bridge and determination of the value of the given components.
03 Oscillator Study of distortion factor meter and determination of the % distortion of the given oscillator.
04 Transistor Study of the transistor tester and determination of the parameters of the given transistors.
05 Transducer Study of the following transducer (i) PT‐100 Transducer (ii) J‐ type Transducer (iii) K‐type Transducer (IV) Presser Transducer
06 Cathode Ray Oscilloscope Measurement of phase difference and frequency using CRO (Lissajous Pattern)
07 Analog to Digital Converter Study of A to D convertor and its realization
08 Digital to Analog Converter Study of D to A convertor and its realization
Electro Mechanical Energy Conversion Lab -II

Electromechanical Energy Conversion (EMEC) – II Laboratory is the one the modern and newest laboratory of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department. The lab is equipped with conventional and modern electrical & electronic measuring equipment’s and AC electrical machines. In the lab students study, learn & perform the experiments on different types of electrical machines such as – transformers, Synchronous motors, alternators, DC motors & generators, three phase and single phase induction motors, relays and controlled rectifiers to verify the different characteristics of the electrical machines.

Electro Mechanical Energy Conversion
Electro Mechanical Energy Conversion
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Three Phase Induction Motor To perform no load and blocked rotor tests on a three phase squirrel cage induction motor and determine equivalent circuit.
02 Three Phase Induction Motor To perform load test on a three phase induction motor and draw:
(i) Torque -speed characteristics
(ii) Power factor-line current characteristics
03 Single Phase Induction Motor To perform no load and blocked rotor tests on a single phase induction motor and determine equivalent circuit.
04 Three Phase Induction Motor To study speed control of three phase induction motor by Keeping V/f ratio constant
05 Three Phase Induction Motor To study speed control of three phase induction motor by varying supply voltage.
06 Synchronous Generator To perform open circuit and short circuit tests on a three phase alternator and determine voltage regulation at full load and at unity, 0.8 lagging and leading power factors by (i) EMF method (ii) MMF method.
07 Synchronous Motor To determine V-curves and inverted V-curves of a three phase synchronous motor.
08 Synchronous Generator To study synchronization of an alternator with the infinite bus by using: (i) dark lamp method (ii) two bright and one dark lamp method
Microprocessor Lab

Micro controller is the single chip device containing CPU and other associated circuitry along with memory. The micro controller lab consists of programming and debugging facility with licensed software along with the following tools:

  • Integrated Programming Tool (IPT)
  • Visual program builder (VPB)
  • Cross Complier and Debugger
  • Virtual Code Generator

The facility of transferring the simulated program into 8051 micro controller chip is also available with Embedded Driver Routines along with bread board facility for testing of hardware circuits. Applications specific kits are also available for demonstration and learning purposes.

S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 8085 Microprocessor To study 8085 based microprocessor system
02 8086 Microprocessor To study 8086 and 8086A based microprocessor system
03 Pentium Processor To study Pentium Processor
04 Microprocessor Programming To develop and run a program for finding out the largest/smallest number from a given set of numbers
05 Microprocessor Programming To develop and run a program for arranging in ascending/descending order of a set of numbers
06 Microprocessor Programming To perform multiplication/division of given numbers
07 Interfacing To obtain interfacing of RAM chip to 8085/8086 based system
08 Interfacing To obtain interfacing of keyboard controller
Communication Engineering Lab:

This lab basically consists of about 20 computers on which various simulation software like Multisim, PSIM, Dapper, LabVIEW and MATLAB have been installed. These software are being used by the students of second, third and final year students for lab as well as project work.

Communication Engineering
Communication Engineering
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Amplitude Modulation To study amplitude modulation using a transistor and determine depth of modulation.
02 DSB-SC signal To study generation of DSB-SC signal using balanced modulator.
03 SSB signal To study generation of SSB signal
04 Frequency Modulation To study frequency modulation using voltage controlled oscillator.
05 Modulation To study PAM, PWM and PPM.
06 PSK-modulation To study PSK-modulation system.
07 FSK-modulation To study FSK-modulation system.
08 Colour Television To study functioning of colour television.
Applied Instrumentation Lab:

This lab consists of experiments related to measurement like Owens Bridge, Wheatstone bridge, Kelvin’s double bridge, RTD, thermocouple, thermistor, etc.

Applied Instrumentation
Applied Instrumentation
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 LVDT Measurement of displacement using LVDT
02 Strain Gauge Measurement of displacement using strain gauge based displacement transducer
03 Magnetic Pickup Measurement of displacement using magnetic pickup.
04 Strain Gauge Measurement of load using strain gauge based load cell.
05 RTD Measurement of temperature by RTD.
06 Thermocouple Measurement of temperature by thermocouple
07 Storage Oscilloscope Study of storage oscilloscope and determination of transient response of RLC circuit
08 Data Acquisition System Study of data acquisition system using “Labview” software and test all signal points
Digital Signal Processing Lab:

Experiments based on the verification of basic and advanced DSP are done in this lab. Advanced DSP starter kits are available for performing the experiments, along with the simulation using MATLAB and its various toolboxes. The following tools are available in this lab:

  • Signal processing toolbox
  • Communications toolbox
  • Filter design and analysis tool
  • Window visualization tool
  • Filter visualization tool
Signal processing toolbox
Signal processing toolbox
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Sampling & Waveform Generation Sampling & Waveform Generation, Quantization
02 PCM PCM Encoding
03 Delta Modulation Delta Modulation
04 Digital Modulation Digital Modulation Schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK)
05 DFT DFT Computation.
06 FFT Fast Fourier Transform.
07 Filters FIR Filter implementation, IIR Filter implementation.
08 Filters Computational Experiments with Digital bank of Filters
Concept of Programming & OOPs Lab

Oops laboratory is special and well equipped with the latest configuration Machines. Systems are connected via an Ethernet network to the Domain server. Guidance is provided to the students by a team of faculty experts and lab programmer. The labs are kept open after the college hours to enable the students to engage themselves in getting practiced with Laboratory experiments in their leisure hours. The lab is used to train the students to improve their programming knowledge and make experiments to get familiar with the Core Courses.

Concept of Programming & OOPs
Concept of Programming & OOPs
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Programs using C++ Addition and Subtraction of two numbers
02 Programs using C++ Division and Multiplication of two numbers
03 Programs using C++ To find the area of Circle
04 Programs using C++ To find the greatest number among three numbers
05 Programs using C++ To find whether the number is even or odd
06 Programs using C++ To Print all the prime numbers up to 100
07 MY-SQL Queries using MY-SQL
08 Using Alice Tool Using Alice Tool : (a) Write a method for an Alice object (b) Condition Construct
Control System Lab:

This lab consists of experiments performed on control system like position controller.

Control System
Control System
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Response of first order and second order systems To determine response of first order and second order systems for step input for various values of constant ’K’ using linear simulator unit and compare theoretical and practical results.
02 P, PI and PID temperature controller To study P, PI and PID temperature controller for an oven and compare their performance
03 RTD To study and calibrate temperature using resistance temperature detector (RTD)
04 Bode Plot To design Lag, Lead and Lag-Lead compensators using Bode plot
05 DC position control system To study DC position control system
06 Synchro-Transmitter and Receiver To study Synchro-transmitter and receiver and obtain output V/S input characteristics
07 AC Servomotor To determine speed-torque characteristics of an AC servomotor.
08 Servo voltage stabilizer To study performance of servo voltage stabilizer at various loads using load bank.
Power Electronics Lab:

This lab consists of experimental setups on which students of third year perform experiments related to topics studied in power electronics like half bridge rectifier, full bridge rectifier, half wave converter, full wave converter, inverter and as simulation experiments performed by Power Simulation software.

Power Electronics
Power Electronics
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 SCR Characteristics To study V-I characteristics of SCR and measure latching and holding currents.
02 UJT Trigger Circuit To study UJT trigger circuit for half wave and full wave control.
03 Single phase cyclo-converter To study single phase cyclo-converter
04 Triggering Circuit To study triggering of (i) IGBT (ii) MOSFET (iii) power transistor
05 Chopper Circuit To study operation of IGBT/MOSFET chopper circuit
06 Single-phase bridge inverter. To study MOSFET/IGBT based single-phase bridge inverter.
07 Bridge Rectifier To study three-phase fully/half controlled bridge rectifier with resistive and inductive loads.
08 AC Voltage Regulator To study single-phase ac voltage regulator with resistive and inductive loads.
Data Structure Using C++ Lab:

The lab is installed with all important editors like CodeBlock, Dev C++ provides a dual operating system environment where the students can learn to execute C and C++ programs in all types of environments.

Data Structure Using C++
Data Structure Using C++
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Using STACK to check matching left and right characters such as parentheses, curly braces and square brackets in a given string.
02 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Single server queuing system and gathering statistics.
03 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Operations on Stacks
04 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Sparse Matrices
05 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Linear linked list implementation
06 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Operations on Doubly Linked List and Circular List with a test application
07 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Operations on Ordered Binary Trees.
08 Problems in C++ using Data Structures Implementation of Quick-sort, Merge-sort and Heap-sort
Power System Lab:

Power system Laboratory comprises of protection, simulation, high voltage and machine related experiments. Facilities are available for overcurrent, under voltage, directional, differential and distance relays including different numerical relays. Varieties of Power system Simulation packages like Load flow, PSCAD and MI Power are available. High voltage laboratory has facilities for power frequency high voltage generation up to 200 kV, Impulse Voltage Generation 600 kV, Condition Monitoring of Transformer, and 20 kV tan Delta Test Kit and other testing facilities.

Power System
Power System
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 Sequence Reactance To Determine negative and zero sequence reactance of an alternator
02 Unsymmetrical Faults To Determine fault current for L-G, L-L, L-L-G and L-L-L faults at the terminals of an alternator at very low excitation
03 IDMT Relay To study the IDMT over current relay and determine the time current characteristics
04 Differential Relay To study percentage differential relay
05 Distance Relay To study Impedance, MHO and Reactance type distance relays
06 Cable Fault locator To determine location of fault in a cable using cable fault locator
07 Ferranty Effect To study Ferranty effect and voltage distribution in H.V. long transmission line using transmission line model.
08 Bus Admittance To obtain formation of Y-bus and perform load flow analysis
Digital Communication Lab:

The Optical Communication laboratory is setup to complement the topics studied in the Optical Communication theory course. The lab is equipped with fibre optic trainer kits and modules to enable the study of components of an optical communication system. The students perform experiments to study the characteristics of optical sources (LED & LD) and optical detectors (LD & APD) and optical fibres(SM & MM). Fault detection in a fibre link is studied using the OTDR module, Free Space Optical Communication.

Digital Communication
Digital Communication
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 NAND gate 3-input NAND gate.
02 Adders Half adder, Full Adder
03 Flip-Flops D-Latch, T Flip Flop
04 Shift Register Serial in-serial out shift register, Bidirectional shift Register
05 Synchronous Counter 3 Bit synchronous counter
06 Fibre Optic Analog link To set up Fibre Optic Analog link
07 Fibre Optic Digital link To set up fibre Optic Digital link.
08 LASER and LED Characterization of laser diode and light emitting diode.
Electric Drives Lab:

In this lab experimental setups on which students of final year perform experiments related to topics studied in electric drives like speed control of DC motor, speed control of AC motor, etc.

Electric Drives Lab
Electric Drives Lab
S.NOName Of ExperimentObjective
01 DC Motor Drive To study speed control of separately excited dc motor by varying armature voltage using single phase fully controlled bridge converter.
02 DC Motor Drive To study speed control of separately excited dc motor by varying armature voltage using single phase half controlled bridge converter.
03 DC Motor Drive To study speed control of separately excited dc motor using single phase dual converter (Static Ward-Leonard Control)
04 DC Motor Drive To study speed control of separately excited dc motor using MOSFET/IGBT chopper
05 Induction Motor Drive To study speed control of single phase induction motor using single phase ac voltage controller.
06 Induction Motor Drive To study speed control of three phase induction motor using three phase ac voltage controller
07 Induction Motor Drive To study speed control of three phase induction motor using three phase current source inverter
08 Induction Motor Drive To study speed control of three phase induction motor using three phase voltage source inverter
Advanced Robotic Control Lab for Industrial Application:

In this laboratory students of RCE get advanced training on cutting edge Robotic Software. The aim of this laboratory to provide technical skill to the RCE students and helpful for accessing the industrial robots located in top Indian companies like Hero Honda, Maruti Suzuki, Tata motors, etc. 

The programmable logic controller (PLC) is a solid state electronic device designed to replace electromechanical relays, timers, counters and sequences, by using a programmable memory for the internal storage of user oriented instructions for implementing specific functions such as logic sequencing timing, country and arithmetic control through digital or analog inputs and outputs, various types of machines or processes.

Advanced Robotic Control Lab for Industrial Application
Advanced Robotic Control

Major advantages of using PLC are as follows:

1. The PLC is a hardened industrial computer designed to withstand the harsh factory environment.

2. PLCs are reusable they contain a changeable program that eliminators extensive and component changes and that makes them cost effective

3. PLCs offer easy troubleshooting

4. PLCs feature easy installation and small size.

5. Increase productivity.

6. Ease of programming.

7. Ability to communicate with computer.


A learning center in collaboration of RCE and Wipro

In this learning center UTLP Embedded Program that is proposed by WIPRO is covered which is related to Xilinx &VHDL / Verilog Languages and FPGA.


In this laboratory students become familiar with MATLAB software covering various aspect such as MATLAB Desktop, basic commands through the Command window, output through the Graph window, matrix operations, signals, use of “if condition”, for loop and while loop, implementation of functions , solving algebraic and differential equations, transform and Simulink. Here students would be able to work on MATLAB, do calculations, print out graphs, solve algebraic and differential equations, calculate Laplace and Fourier transform etc.


e-Yantra Robotics Lab holds a unique annual competition for undergraduate students in science and engineering colleges. Selected teams are given a robotic kit complete with accessories and video tutorials to help them learn basic concepts in embedded systems and micro controller programming. Abstracts of real world problems assigned as “themes” are then implemented by the teams using the robotic kits. The winners of this competition are offered summer internship at IIT Bombay through e-Yantra Summer Internship.

About Program: Aim of this program is to introduce about ATMEGA-2560 micro controller based firebird-V robot. After completion of this program, student would be able to use aforesaid micro controller for different applications.

Virtual Lab

This virtual lab provides remote-access to various Labs in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and would cater to students at the undergraduate level, post graduate level as well as to research scholars.

Labs which are ready for use are: Electrical Machines (IITR) Lab, Substation Automation Lab, Sensors Modelling& Simulation Lab, Virtual Power Lab, Industrial Electric Drives Lab, Industrial Automation Lab, Electrical Machines (COEP) Lab, PLC Lab, Single Board Heater System Lab, Real Time Embedded Systems Lab, Electrical Machines (IITG) Lab, Virtual Interactive Lab, Creative Design, Prototyping & Experiential Simulation Lab, Ergonomics Lab for Assessing Physical Aspects of Design Lab, Electronic Instrumentation Lab.

S.NOName of Virtual LabLink
01 Virtual High Voltage Laboratory
02 Substation Automation Lab
03 Virtual Power Lab
04 Industrial Electric Drive Lab
05 Electrical Machines Lab