Electronics equipment integration and Prototype building

By Prof. N.V.Chalapathi Rao   |   IISc Bangalore
Learners enrolled: 894
This course teaches registrants on how to make a working prototype of electronic equipment.Typically most courses have a project component. Beyond demonstrating functionality at a breadboard level, converting it to a viable physical model is not covered in Labs at UG level.Attempt will be made to layout a system and finally make Drawings that can be used for fabrication in a workshop. Component selection, layout and Assembly will be demonstrated. Finally to make a working physical prototype.

Students belonging to ECE, EE, Instrumentation
PREREQUISITES : Basic electronics. Basic engineering drawing
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Industries should suggest suitability to their trainees
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 24 Jan 2022
End Date : 18 Mar 2022
Enrollment Ends : 07 Feb 2022
Exam Date : 27 Mar 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1 :Product Concepts and Prototyping
Week 2 :Sample product concept and project
Week 3 :Solid Modelling and 3D printing
Week 4 :Detailing and design for 3D prinintg
Week 5 :Components and hardware integration
Week 6 :Fabrication and fastenings
Week 7 :Creative design of products
Week 8 :Assembly, Integration and Finishing techniques 

Books and references

As delivered in lecture, Online 

Instructor bio

Prof. N.V.Chalapathi Rao

IISc Bangalore
N.V.Chalapathi Rao has worked in Defense R & D for 8 years. Has been delivering lectures since 1984 on topics related to equipment design at CEDT, DESE and CPDM of IISc. Has guided and and built more than 100 projects at M. Tech level

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 27 March 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IISc Bangalore.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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