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Educational Laboratories
 

Physics Laboratories

The Physics teaching laboratories present with the opportunity to gain insight into some of the basic principles of physics. Each laboratory session is designed as closely as possible to the theory concept. The laboratory will allow students how to experiment with some of the areas of mechanics dealing with static equilibrium, Newton’s second law of motion, conservation of mechanical energy, momentum, magnetic levitation, and other relevant topics. The lab exercises are set up to encourage the students to gather and analyze the data using the principles of the assigned topics. The qualified results are obtained and evaluated accordingly.
        Electrical Principal Circuits Laboratory

This laboratory course is designed to give the students hands on experience using the elementary electrical equipment and devices. In addition, this course is intended to enhance the students' understanding for experimental testing and evaluating electrical circuits and systems.  It is important that students develop this practice using modern lab equipment similar to those used in industry. Experiments cover an introduction to the lab instruments, Ohm’s law, network theorem, voltage source, characteristics of AC circuits, capacitors and inductors, RLC series and parallel and resonance.


           
Analog Electronics Laboratory

This course introduces analog electronics, with the opportunity to design, analyze and build circuits. It is mainly focused on designing complex circuits consisting of passive circuit elements made with resistors, capacitors, and inductors. Furthermore, students carry out experiments in circuits featuring diode, simple one- or multiple-transistor amplifiers using bipolar or field-effect transistors and operational amplifier circuits for simple amplification or complex signal-processing purposes. Students are expected to acquire experiences on doing experimental work by designing, constructing, and debugging various circuits similar to the activities performed with the industry-standard test equipment.
        Robotics Laboratory

This laboratory integrates computer science, electrical and mechanical engineering in a collaborative environment that augments interactions between students, research staff and faculty. This laboratory course provides specific attention to design, understand, and exploit the dynamics of stationary and mobile systems in the context of challenging environments. The equipment include two stationary six degrees of freedom system, a mobile platform, computers, and a number of major engineering software necessary for mechanical modeling, and simulation. The analysis has been utilized to teach the students programming and control of the robots for various tasks.

           

Mechanical Workshop

The aim of this course is to provide the infrastructure for the development, fabrication and assembly of mechanical parts. The mechanical workshop is equipped with the variety of machine tools, including hand tools, drilling, milling, grinding, welding, and sheet metal working tools. Workshop staffs are all experts in their respective fields and as a team offer one of the most advanced manufacturing services available in industry.
        Electrical Workshop

The main scope of this course is to cover different modules that are designed to make the students familiar with the various subjects including the modules of machining, electric wiring and smart panels design that reflect good aesthetic sense. Furthermore, a short review on introductory robotics is considered to familiarize the students with the basis for mechanical and robotic assembly.

           
Mechatronics Laboratory

This laboratory focuses on creating practical engineering solutions by integrating sensors and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) in various applications. The major sensors included are ultrasonic, thermal, proximity, magnetic, infrared, color, and contact types. Various experiments can be carried out such as designing sensor applications controlled by PLC programs. The laboratory is equipped with Allen Bradley PLC units, emergency switches, timers, relays and panels. Each unit is equipped with a computer, and a programming software used to upload programs to the PLC unit to allow the students to learn programming and simulation in real world applications.
        Electrical Machine Laboratory

Electrical machine laboratory emphasizes hands on experience with the internal construction, physical workings, and operation of electrical machines. Starting with basic principles of electricity and magnetism, students perform various experiments with electrical machines. These include DC motors (series and shunt motors), DC generators (series and shunt generators), AC three phase motors (induction and synchronous motors), alternators, single phase, and three phase transformers and other electromechanical devices, to gain valuable experience with real electrical power equipment.



         
Digital System Design Laboratory
This particular laboratory is designed to give students ability to design, build, and debug important digital systems. Verilog HDL is one of the most common Hardware Description Languages (HDL) used by integrated circuit. Verilog can be used to describe four levels comprising of algorithmic, register transfer, gate, and switch levels. All the experiments in this laboratory are well documented with clear circuit diagrams, theory and steps to work with software and kits.
        Microcontroller Laboratory

Microcontrollers demand very precise and resource-saving programming. This laboratory course is designed to give students experience in studying fundamentals of assembly, and C languages. Students also conduct experiments on interfacing the microcontroller with other devices such as LEDs, switches, buzzer, motor, keypad, LCD, ADC/DAC, and terminals. The students also have the opportunity to build systems using internal timers, serial port, and interrupt.
           
Pneumatics Laboratory

Pneumatic laboratory is an applied laboratory used for education and research purposes and conducts theoretical studies and simulations with strong experimental support. Its primary objective is to generate multidisciplinary knowledge applicable to the design and development of fluid mechanics, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and to their use in the automation of machinery and industrial processes.
        Digital Logic Circuit Laboratory

This laboratory exposes the student to basic digital logic design.
They have the opportunity to design and build logic circuits and demonstrate their functionality. This lab is equipped with a variety of tools which allows the student to program circuit boards, build circuits, and make the required measurements associated with the experiments they perform each semester.
           
Computer Architecture Laboratory

This course is intended to provide a framework for students interested in performance programming, compilers, and operating systems, as well as computer architecture and engineering. The main goal of this course is to get insight into understanding the interactions between hardware and software. It is also designed to understand how trends in technology, applications, and economics drive continuing changes in the field. The course will cover the different forms of parallelism found in applications such as instruction, data, thread and gate levels and how these can be exploited with various architectural features.
         

  

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