STTP on Industrial Automation & Measurements

Event name : Short term training programme (STTP) on industrial automation & measurements.
Venue : Division of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, CUSAT.
Date : 01 May 2016


A one month Short Term Training Program ( STTP ) in ‘Industrial Automation & Measurements’ has been started under the Division of Mechanical Engineering, SOE, CUSAT for which Dr.Biju N., HOD (Mech.) is the Co-ordinator. The Industrial Automation training is done by Z’ AKSIS Technological Solutions,Coimbatore.

The training for the first batch was started on 28th March 2016 and was over by 20th April 2016.The Second batch of Industrial Automation & Measurements commences on 02.05.2016 at Division of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, CUSAT, Kochi. The intake is 10 candidates per batch.

Details of STTP

ContentsDrives: Cylinders for different drive purposes

Valves: Various valve types (pneumatic/hydraulic/electric controlled)


  • Pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric controls of valves
  • Position control: Limit switches and sensors
  • Speed control: Uses of throttle valves
  • Logic control: And/Or valves
  • Pressure control: Uses of adjustable pressure sensors
  • Time-dependent control, Symbolic representation of devices, standards
  • Relay Logics, Electro-Pneumatics, Programmable Logic Controllers, Interfacing SCADA and HMI to PLC
  • Hands on Training on Pneumatic, Hydraulic  and Electro-Pneumatic circuits Design

Measurement Devices

Hands on training on

  1. Surface Roughness Tester
  2. Profile Projector
  3. Weld Penetration  Tester
  4. Strain measurement
  5. Vibration Analysis software VMAP
OutcomesThe participant:

  • can design, assemble and test basic pneumatic / hydraulic / electro-pneumatic circuits.
  • can maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic / hydraulic / electro-pneumatic components and  basic control systems.
  • can understand the working of different measurement equipments.
  • 4 weeks
  • Degree / Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Instumentation Engineering or Allied branches (Current students can also apply)
Course Fee
  • Rs. 10,000/-
Mode of Payment
  • DD in favour of Course Co-ordinator, STTP on Industrial Automation & Measurement Payable at SBT, Cusat Campus Branch
No. Of Seats per Batch
  • 10
  • Dr. Biju N.,  Course Co-ordinator,
    Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, CUSAT,
    Kochi-682 022.
  • e-mail: [email protected]
  • 94 96 21 59 93

Can I see some snaps from the earlier Batch of STTP ?

Sure why not. check the slide show for photos from previous batch,

STTP on Industrial Automation & Measurements


How can I apply for the Course ?

Well you can

  1. Download the Application form for STTP course from Official Site.
  2. Pay the fees as DD in favour of Course Co-ordinator, STTP on Industrial Automation & Measurement Payable at SBT, Cusat Campus Branch.
  3. Fill in the details on form.
  4. Submit to the Department as soon as possible.
  5. Voila.


Thanking Naveed Muhammed, Z’Aksis for the extended support.


Written by Sahil K . A

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- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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