ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

About Us

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was established in the year 2007. The department offers a four year degree program BE- Electrical and Electronics Engineering with an intake of 120 students.

It has good infrastructural facilities which include Electrical Machines, Power Electronics & Drives, Measurements and Instrumentation, Power system simulation and Special Electrical Machines Laboratory. The Department laboratories are equipped with the latest machinery and equipment and latest computer hardware and software.

The Department has well qualified and dedicated faculty members in various specialized areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Programmes offered

UG Programme
  • B.E. - ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING - 4 years

Vision & Mission

Vision :

Empowering and enhancing the students into future leaders to meet the challenges of modern industrial society by equipping them with contemporary knowledge of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Mission :
  • To train the students by effectively disseminating electrical and electronic skills with updated technical knowledge
  • To integrate, synthesize and apply engineering knowledge to societal problems such as sustainable use of energy, energy management and quality of power.
  • To provide a platform for engineering graduates to create and design new products and systems that can help industry and society as a whole.

PEOs ,PSOs and POs

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

The graduates will be able to

  • Create successful careers in industry that meet the needs of Indian and multinational standards with awareness of the life-long learning with professional codes of ethics.
  • Synthesize data and technical concepts for product design application and to be a part of team on multidisciplinary Project.
  • Excel in mathematical, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyze engineering problems for post graduate studies.

PROGRAMME  SPECIFIC  OUTCOMES (PSOs)

The graduates shall have

  • Ability to design and apply core domain knowledge of electrical systems through design based softwares like MATLAB, MIPOWER to analyze and solve complex engineering problems of machines, control systems, electronics and power systems.
  • Ability to design modern controllers for special electrical machines and to create proficient innovative solutions in renewable energy for specific requirements.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

LABORATORY

ELECTRICAL MACHINES LABORATORY

The Electrical Machines laboratory has imparts the knowledge about characteristics and behavior of the DC and AC Machines. Well established with all kinds of motors, generators and latest Drives. This is the core lab for the Electrical Engineering branch and the ancillary for ECE and Mechanical branches.


Major Equipment
  • DC shunt motor coupled with shunt generator
  • DC compound motor coupled with compound  generator
  • DC shunt motor with loading arrangements
  • DC series motor with loading arrangements
  • DC compound motor with loading arrangements
  • DC shunt motor coupled with alternator
  • Single Phase Induction motor with loading arrangements
  • 3 phase Slip ring Induction motor with loading arrangements
  • 3 phase Squirrel cage Induction motor with loading arrangements
  • 3 phase synchronous Motor coupled with shunt generator
  • Rectifier unit 100 A , Servo control 3 phase input
  • Single Phase, 230 V, 1kVA  Transformer
  • 3 phase, 400/230V, 3KVA transformer
  • 1 phase, 230/270V, Autotransformer
  • 3 phase, 415/470V, Autotransformer

Laboratory In-charge:
  • Mr. G.Mahendran
  • Mr. T.Saravana kumar

ELECTRIC CIRCUITS AND ELECTRON DEVICES AND CIRCUITS LABORATORY

Electric Circuits laboratory helps the students regarding the investigation of Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s Laws, voltage and current division, mesh and nodal analysis, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, superposition, simple RL, RC, RLC circuits, phasors. Use of voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and oscilloscopes. Identification of unknown elements.

The Electron Devices and Circuits laboratory consists of different basic electronic devices like BJT, JFET, MOSFET, SCR, TRIAC, DIAC, Photo Diode & Transistors, etc., for conducting experiments relevant to electrical and electronic devices and circuits. This lab is adequately equipped with major devices for signal generation like function generators, signal generators and measuring devices like Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO), voltmeters, ammeters, wattmeter’s, millimeters etc., There are sufficient working tables with phase supply connections are available for conducting the experiments.


Major Equipment
  • DC regulated variable power supply (Single and Dual)
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual trace Oscilloscope
  • Function Generator
  • Digital IC trainers
  • Self Mutual Inductance of coil trainer kit
  • Transients in RC &RL circuit
  • Series and parallel resonance circuit
  • Singled Tuned couple circuit
  • IC Tester

Laboratory In-charge:
  • Mr. S.Vijayakumar
  • Mr.E.Leonard Giftson Donald

CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY

The Control Systems Laboratory provides facilities for the students to do experiments for the non-ideal conditions that are often present in real-world applications. The lab has DC & AC machine speed control, Stepper motor speed control, AC Servo Motor control, Phase lead and lag compensator, AC and DC position control trainer and PID controller kit. It is also integrated with system, that has MATLAB and SIMULINK design tools, which can be used to design control systems that can then be implemented in the hardware.

Instrumentation laboratory helps the students to get a work experience of Measuring different Physical, Mechanical, Electrical and Optical quantities by using various Instruments such as Transducers, Sensors , Electrical and Electronic instruments. This laboratory gives an industrial exposure of monitoring a process or a operation by using an instrument.


Major Equipment
  • Process control simulator (P, PI and PID controllers)
  • Stability Analysis for linear system
  • Lead – Lag network simulator
  • Digital simulation of linear system
  • AC Servo Motor, DC Position Control  &  AC Position Control
  • Synchro Devices, Stepper Motor Control
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Temperature Measurement:    RTD  Module and Thermistor Module
  • Optical Measurement: LDR / Photo diode / Photo transistor Trainer
  • Strain Measurement Trainer, Flow Measurement Trainer
  • Transducer Trainer: LVDT and Bourdon's Tube
  • Maxwell Inductance - Capacitance Bridge
  • Schering Bridge, Wheatstone Bridge
  • Kelvin Double Bridge, Anderson Bridge
  • Instrumentation Amplifier
  • Analog to Digital Converters
  • Digital to Analog Converters
  • Dual Trace Oscilloscope

Laboratory In-charge:
  • Mr.S.Ramesh Babu
  • Mr.G.Vinoth Babu

ENGINEERING PRACTICE LABORATORY

The Engineering Practice laboratory imparts the knowledge about electrical measuring instruments and Measurement of electrical quantities – voltage, current, energy, power & power factor in electric circuits. This lab gives knowledge about measuring earth resistance, house wiring using switches, fuse, energy meter, indicator, and lamp.


Laboratory In-charge:
  • Mrs.C.Yasodha
  • Mr. P.Karthikeyan

POWER ELECTRONICS LABORATORY

The Power Electronics laboratory consists of different kinds of demo kits such as SCR characteristics, study kit for D.C motor control using chopper. The lab is equipped with all the power electronic converters, DSP and FPGA based DC and AC Drives, Digital Integrated kits, Power supplies etc, and with MATLAB and PSIM simulation software’s are available to perform simulation of power electronics circuits.


Major Equipment
  • VI & switching characteristics of SCR, MOSFET, TRIAC and IGBT
  • Single phase,  Three phase half and full controlled rectifier
  • MOSFET based step down and step up chopper
  • single phase  and three phase IGBT based PWM inverter
  • IGBT based four Quadrant chopper
  • Three phase AC voltage controller
  • Single phase cyclo converter
  • Single phase series inverter and parallel inverter
  • Speed control of DC motor using three phase rectifier
  • Speed control of three phase induction   motor using PWM inverter
  • DSP based closed loop drive for single phase induction motor
  • Induction motor control using FPGA
  • Speed control of Brushless DC motor
  • DSP based chopper fed DC motor
  • Switched Reluctance Motor Drive using DSP
  • PLC based drive
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Dual trace Oscilloscope

Laboratory In-charge:
  • Dr.P.Venkatesan
  • Mr.P.Arul

MICRO PROCESSOR & MICRO CONTROLLER LABORATORY

Micro Processor & Micro Controller Laboratory provides opportunity to the students to operate and apply the equipments and instruments for the development of the software and hardware of 8085 microprocessor. In the laboratory, there are 8085 microprocessor and 8051 microcontroller programmer kits, and interfacing devices such as ADC, DAC, stepper motor controller, traffic light controller, LED display interface and Keyboard interface devices.


Major Equipment
  • 8085 Microprocessor Kit
  • 8086 Microprocessor Kit
  • 8051 Microcontroller Kit
  • D.C Motor Speed Control
  • Stepper Motor Interface
  • 8251 & 8253 Interface
  • 8279 Interface and 8255 Interface
  • ADC & DAC Interface
  • Traffic Light Contoller Interface

Laboratory In-charge:
  • Mr. S.Vadivel
  • Mr. S.Ragul

FACULTY

S.No. Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation
1 Mr.T.SOMASUNDARAM M.Tech. Associate Professor & Head
2 Dr.J.RAJAVEL M.E, Ph.D Professor
3 Mr.S.VIJAYAKUMAR M.E. Assistant Professor
4 Mrs.C.YASODHA M.E. Assistant Professor
5 Mr.R.MANOJKUMAR M.E. Assistant Professor
6 Mr.G.VINOTH BABU M.E. Assistant Professor
7 Mr.S.VADIVEL M.E. Assistant Professor
8 Mr.S.RAGUL M.E. Assistant Professor
9 Mr.S.RAMESHBABU M.E. Assistant Professor
10 Mrs.K.MADUMATHI M.E, (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
11 Dr.P.VENKATESAN M.E, Ph.D Associate Professor
12 Mr.G.MATHESH M.E. Assistant Professor
13 Mr.E.LEONARD GIFTSON DONALD M.Tech. Assistant Professor
14 Mr.T.SARAVANAKUMAR M.E. Assistant Professor
15 Mr.P.KARTHIKEYAN M.E. Assistant Professor
16 Ms.S. VISHNU PRIYA M.E. Assistant Professor
17 Mr.A.MUTHURAJ M.E. Assistant Professor
18 Mrs.G.JAYANTHI M.E. Assistant Professor
19 Mr.S.AYYANNAN M.E. Assistant Professor
20 Mr.D.ARUL M.E. Assistant Professor

SUPPORTING STAFF

S.No. Name of the Faculty Qualification Position
1 Mr. K.Manikandan B.E. Lab. Technician
2 Mr. S.Ayyanar Diploma EEE Lab. Technician

Credentials

Centre of Excellence

Short Term Courses (VALUE ADDED COURSES)

S.No Name of Short Term Course /  Value added Course No of Students Benefited
1 IoT, PLC & SCADA 45
2 Embedded System 40
3 LABVIEW 15
4 MATLAB 30
5 C, C++, JAVA 5
6 IIT Bombay - Spoken Tutorial Project 20

Events

Technical events organized in the last five years

S.No Event Name Date Resource Person No. of Students Attended
1 Guest Lecture on “Renewable Energy Sources” 05.03.2018 Dr. S. Umashankar,
Associate Professor,
 Department of Energy and Power Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
50
2 Guest Lecture on
“Industrial Automation by using (IOT & IIOT)”
20.02.2018 Er. Sagar Chakraborty,
Technical Alliance Manager, Technologics Global Pvt, Bangalore.
65
3 Technical Quiz Program 31.01.2018 Mr. A. DURAIMURUGAN,
 Programe Organizer,
IPERT Civil Service Academy, Namakkal.
60
4 Two days workshop on “Industrial Automation (PLC & SCADA)” 21.09.2017
&
22.09.2017
Er.Harish Ravi,
Business Development Manager, Technologics Global Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
60
5 FDTP On IC 6501 – CONTROL SYSTEMS
Approved by
Centre for Faculty Development,
Anna University, Chennai
24.05.2017
To
31.05.2017
1. Dr.S.Senthilkumar,  Prof/EEE,
 Govt. College of Engineering, Salem.
2. Dr.S.Arungalaiventhan, ASP/EEE,
VIT University, Vellore
3. Dr.T.Vinopraba,  AP/EEE
NIT, Puducherry, Karaikal
4. Dr.S.Sumathi, Prof/EEE, MahendraEngineeringCollege(Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal.
5. Dr.P.SureshKumar,  Prof/EEE, MahendraEngineeringCollege(Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal.
6. Dr.S.Suganthi,  HoD/ECE,
Mahendra College of Engineering, Minnampalli,Salem.
7. Dr.V.Agalya,  ASP/EEE,  
MahendraEngineeringCollege(Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal.
8. Dr.A.Rathinam,
ASP/EEE, Paavai Engg College,
Paachhal, Namakkal.
9. Dr.S.UmaMaheswari,  Prof/EEE,
MahendraEngineeringCollege(Autonomous), Mallasamudram, Namakkal.
10. Dr.S.Padma,  HoD/EEE,
Sona College of Technology, Salem.
25
6 One day workshop on
“Control System Design with Various Controllers”
10.03.2017 Dr.S.Vino Praba, AP/EEE,
NIT, Puducherry.
65
7 Guest Lecture on “Switch Gears Training and Recruitment Solutions” 26.09.2016 Mr. Ramasundhar,
Managing Director of stars enhancing employability, Coimbatore.
50
8 Internship Program on “Switchgear and Protection” 14.09.2016
To
16.09.2016
Er. Kannan,
Manager,
General Electrical Solutions,
Salem-5.
30
9 Two days workshop  “Renewable Energy”  16.3.2016
&
17.3.2016
Dr.Vimal Kumar Eswarlal,
CEO / Mangla Smart Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd, Tiruppur.
110
10 Guest lecture
“Electrical Drives & Control”
11.3.2016 R.Sathish,
Assistant Manager,
Hot Rolling Mill-Electrical Division,
 Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Salem.
108
11 Two days seminar on “Recent Trends in Bio Medical Equipments in Healthcare Industry” 19.02.2016
&
20.02.2016
1. Mr. S. Shankar,
Regional Sales Manager,
Philip India, Coimbatore.
2. Mr. Jacob,
Regional Business Head,
L & T, Chennai.
3. Dr. V. P. Chandra Sekar,
Head- Accident  & Emergency Medicine, Vinayaka Multispecialty hospital, Salem.
4. Mr. V. Karthikeyan,
Senior Multimodality service engineer,
Philip India, Coimbatore.
5.Dr. Geetha- Head- Gynacology Dept, Vinayaka  Mission Multispeciality Hospital, Salem.
6. Mr. Hari,
Regional Head,
 BPL India, Chennai.
70
12 Industrial Visit
III Year EEE
09.3.2016 Mettur Thermal Power Station,
Mettur Dam.
47
13 Guest Lecture on
“Power Quality & Energy Management”
28.07.2015 Er.Ravikumar Gaurav
Deputy General Manager/Operator
GHS (India) Pvt Ltd,
Bangalore.
50
14 Interactive session through our Alumni- 1 21.8.2015 Mr.Mahaguru Shankar ,
Maintenance Engineering, Vengatalakshmi Alloy and Casting Pvt.Ltd., Coimbatore.
47
15 PLC Training Program 1.7.2015
to
8.7.2015
Mr. Sanjay,
Project Manager,
United Info Solution, Salem.
15
16 Two days Workshop
    “Switch Gears”
22.9.2015 &
23.9.2015
Mr. K.BALA MURUGAN,
Managing Partner of Swift Engineering & Efficient Automation and Drives, Salem.
52
17 Interactive session through our Alumni- 2 7.9.2015 Mr. S.Merson Sandeep,
Software Engineer, Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Limited, Chennai.
65
18 Two days workshop on “Biped-Botix Robotics” 5.02.2015
&
6.02.2015
Mr. Amit kumar rajesh dubey,
Senior Technical Associate,
Technophilia Systems Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
73
19 One day National Level Technical Symposium “FUEGO 2K14” 27.2.2014 Mr.M.Manoj,
 Assistant General Manager (SMS),
Salem Steel Plant, Salem.
60
20 Guest Lecture on
“Applications of PLC”
4.2.2013 Mr.K.Sasikumar,
CRG- Engineer- Prolific systems & technologies, Coimbatore
65
21 Guest Lecture on
“Embedded Based Industrial Training”
18.01.2013 Mr.S.Suresh,
Technical Engineer-United Info solutions
Coimbatore.
60
22 Guest Lecture on
 “Awareness on Competitive Exams”
17.12.2012 Mr.A.Saravanakumar,
Director – GATE forum,
Coimbatore.
65
23 One Day Power System Technical Meet 13.10.2012 Mr.Narayanan,
Senior Consultant, TCS-Power System,
Bangalore.
65
24 One day Workshop on “Evolutionay Algorithms and its Applications” 29.09.2012 Dr. S.BASKAR,
Thiagarajar College of Engineering,
Madurai.
45

RESEARCH WORK

Sl. No Name of the Faculty Publication
1 Mr.T.SOMASUNDARAM 2
2 Dr.J.RAJAVEL 3
3 Mr.S.VIJAYAKUMAR 2
4 Mrs.C.YASODHA 2
5 Mr.R.MANOJKUMAR 2
6 Mr.G.VINOTH BABU 2
7 Mr.S.VADIVEL 1
8 Mr.S.RAGUL 3
9 Mr.S.RAMESHBABU 1
10 Mrs.K.MADUMATHI 7
11 Dr.P.VENKATESAN 17
12 Mr.G.MATHESH 2
13 Mr.E.LEONARD GIFTSON DONALD 2
14 Mr.T.SARAVANAKUMAR 3
15 Mr.P.KARTHIKEYAN 2
16 Ms.S. VISHNU PRIYA 2
17 Mr.A.MUTHURAJ 1
18 Mrs.G.JAYANTHI 6
19 Mr.S.AYYANNAN 1
20 Mr.D.ARUL 2

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding signed during last three academic years 2015-16, 2016-2017 & 2017-2018

S.No Name of the Organization Domain/Area of the Activities Contribution Activities and Outcomes
1 Evansys Systems, Chennai. Electronic Hardware design Technical Training To participate in project activities and related work tasks,  To undertake support activities like mobilization, placement, hand-holding, website development & maintenance, MIS reporting, project monitoring, on such terms and conditions, as mentioned in the Scheme and/or contract with Client
2 ABE Semiconductor Designs,Chennai Embedded Internet of Things In Plant trainings,  workshopGuest Lecture placement To organize In Plant trainings for 2nd, 3rd year students and  to  provide Internship for  final your students.  Organizing the Faculty development Programme and workshops
3 General Electrical and Electronics Solutions, Salem. Electrical Wiring and Service Technical Training Students are trained on electrical wiring and service of electrical device etc.,
4 Transun Energy Systems, Chennai Solar In Plant trainings,  workshopGuest Lecture placement To organize In Plant trainings for 2nd, 3rd year students and to provide Internship for  final your students
5 STEPS Knowledge Services (P) Ltd., Bangalore. Analog Integrated Circuits Technical Training Students are trained on Analog Integrated circuits and  its various applications.  National level technical contests are conducted frequently

Contact

Prof. T. SOMASUNDARAM B.E., M.Tech.,
Professor & Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mahendra Institute of Technology
Tiruchengode Taluk
Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu,
Pin Code: 637 503
Phone: 02488 235777
Email Id: hodeee@mahendratech.org