Gujarat PGCET Syllabus for Instrumentation and Control Engineering (IC) 2021

Gujarat PGCET

Gujarat PGCET Syllabus for Instrumentation and Control Engineering (IC) 2021 Gujarat PGCET stands for Gujarat post graduate common entrance test.  This entrance test Is to be held on a state level entrance examination. This entrance examination is going to be conducted by the admission community of professional course (ACPC). After clearing Gujarat PGCET 2021 entrance exam applicants may be able to sit in the first year of professional postgraduate courses. There are various professional graduate courses included in this entrance examination these are M.Tech/M.E.

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Instrumentation and Control Engineering Syllabus

In this section, we are going to discuss Gujarat PGCET 2021 Instrumentation and Control Engineering syllabus in detail. But before that, All applicants must be aware of the Gujarat PGCET 2021 exam pattern. Gujarat PGCET exam is the complete offline or pen- paper-based exam. The total duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 minutes (90  minutes). The question to be asked by the question paper is a multiple choice question and there are a total hundred questions to be asked. The question paper will be released in English medium. The marking scheme of the Gujarat PGCET 2021 exam is that every correct answer applicant will be awarded one mark and there will be no negative marking for any wrong answer. 

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Instrumentation and Control Engineering (IC)

Engineering MathematicsLinear Algebra
Differential Equations
Complex Variables
Probability and Statistics
Numerical Methods
Instrumentation EngineeringControl Systems
Process Control
Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation
Transducer and Measurement
Circuit Theory
Analog Electronics
Digital Electronics
Signals and Systems
Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Topics covered under Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Instrumentation and Control Engineering 

 Engineering Mathematics

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Calculus: Functions of a single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green’s theorems.

Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy’s and Euler’s equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one-dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.

Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy’s integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.

Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson’s rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.

Gujarat PGCET 2021 Syllabus for Instrumentation Engineering

Topics under Instrumentation Engineering are prescribed as below:

Control Systems: Feedback principles, Signal flow graphs. Transient Response, steady-state-errors. Routh and Nyquist criteria. Bode plot, root loci. Time delay systems. Phase and gain margin. State-space representation of systems- Mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic system components. servo and step motors, State variable feedback control, Time-domain & Frequency domain, Compensation, Non-linear control system.

Process Control: On-off, cascade, P, P-I, P-I-D, feed-forward and derivative controller, PLC and DCS, Ratio control, Heat Exchanger, Distillation Column.

Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation: Mass spectrometry, UV, visible and IR spectrometry, X-ray and nuclear radiation measurements, Optical sources and detectors, LED, laser, Photo-diode, photo-resistor and their characteristics. Interferometers, applications in metrology, Basics of fibre optics. Biomedical instruments, EEG, ECG and EMG, Clinical measurements, Ultrasonic transducers and Ultrasonography, Principles of Computer Assisted Tomography.

Transducer and Measurement: Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive and piezoelectric transducers and their signal conditioning. Measurement of displacement, velocity and acceleration (translational and rotational), force, torque, vibration and shock. Measurement of pressure, flow, temperature and liquid level. Measurement of pH, conductivity, viscosity and humidity.

Circuit Theory: Kirchhoff’s laws, mesh and nodal Analysis, Circuit Theorems, One-port and two-port Network Functions, Static and dynamic characteristics of Measurement Systems, Error and uncertainty analysis, Statistical analysis of data and curve fitting.

Analog Electronics: Characteristics of diode, BJT, JFET and MOSFET, Diode circuits, Transistors at low and high frequencies, Amplifiers, single and multi-stage. Feedback amplifiers, Operational amplifiers, characteristics and circuit configurations, Instrumentation amplifier. Precision rectifier. V-to-I and I-to-V converter, Op-Amp based active filters, Oscillators and signal generators.

Digital Electronics: Combinational logic circuits, minimization of Boolean functions, IC families, TTL, MOS and CMOS, Arithmetic Circuits. Comparators, Schmitt trigger, timers and monostable multivibrator, Sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters, shift registers. Multiplexer, S/H circuit. Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog converters. Basics of a number system. Microprocessors. Microcontrollers, Memory and IO interfacing.

Signals and Systems: Periodic and aperiodic signals. Impulse response, transfer function and frequency response of first- and second-order systems. Convolution, correlation and characteristics of linear time-invariant systems. Discrete-time system, impulse and frequency response. IIR and FIR filters. Amplitude and frequency modulation and demodulation. Sampling theorem, Frequency and time-division multiplexing. Amplitude shift keying, frequency-shift keying and pulse shift keying for digital modulation.

Electrical and Electronic Measurements: Bridges and potentiometers, measurement of R, L and C. Measurements of voltage, current, power, power factor and energy. A.C & D.C current probes. Extension of instrument ranges. Digital voltmeter and multi-meter. Time, phase and frequency measurements. Cathode ray oscilloscope. Serial and parallel communication.