Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Department Profile

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Engineering College, Perambalur was established in the year 2001 - 2002 and affiliated to ANNA UNIVERSITY, Chennai. Two Post-Graduate programmes M.E. in Power Electronics and Drives during the academic year 2011-2012 and Embedded System Technologies during the academic year 2012-2013 have been introduced. We have a leading edge teaching facility and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities to enhance the learning experience of the students. The department develops the analytical and practical skills of students to serve better industrial, organizational and research set ups.

We provide individual attention and world class quality of education. We have a team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty to impart quality education to the students. The Department has been accredited by NBA (National Board of Accreditation). The EEE Department has been organizing many Symposiums, Seminars, Conference, Workshop, Guest lectures and the IEEE Chapter.

Vision

To develop competent Electrical Engineers to carry out research, meeting industrial needs through technical education and ethical values.

Mission

To impart quality education and training in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with an overall background suitable for making a successful Engineer in industry and research or higher education.

To develop life-long learning skills that allows them to be adaptive and responsive to changes in society, technology and the environment, as well as career demands.

To provide an accredited dynamic scholarly environment wherein students learn to develop communications and leadership abilities to blossom as a professional.

To ensure that every graduate is aware of the roles and responsibilities of the professional engineer in society through exposure to ethics, equity, safety and health considerations.

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

Graduates will possess expertise in problem analysis, solving, designing, skills and necessary information for a successful career in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Graduates will accomplish practical acquaintance in modern designing tools, technologies and Engineering software in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Graduates will be outstanding in communication, teamwork and multidisciplinary approach related to engineering issues in social context.

Graduates will excel in competitive environment towards leadership and life-long learning which is needed for a successful professional career.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

Power Networks: Assess feasibility, applicability and optimality in power networks.

System Simulation: Ability to use software for design, simulation and analysis of electrical systems.

EEE LABORATORY

The EEE department is equipped with the following Labs

  • Electrical Machines Laboratory
  • Control Systems Laboratory
  • Power Electronics and drives Laboratory
  • Measurements and Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Power System Simulation Laboratory
  • Electrical and Electronics Circuits Laboratory
  • Embedded System Laboratory
LABORATORY FACILITIES
ELECTRICAL MACHINES LABORATORY

To expose the students to the operation of D.C machines, transformers, synchronous machines and induction motors and to impart them with experimental skill.

Major equipments to support this laboratory includes:

DC Shunt Motor with Load, DC Series Motor with Load, DC Compound Motor with Load, DC Shunt Generator, DC Series Generator, DC Compound Generator, DC Shunt motor# Alternator, Induction Generator, Synchronous Motor, 3 Phase Induction Motor(Slip Ring, Squirrel) with Load, Single Phase Induction Motor with Load, Single Phase Incomplete Transformer, Single Phase 3 KVA Transformer, Three Phase 5 KVA Transformer, Megger Oil Testing Kit(230V), Power Drilling Machine, Function Generators, Ammeters & Multimeters, 3 Phase Induction Motor (Winding Study), Coil Winding Machine, True Value RMS Meter

Key Equipments and Features
Control Panel & Machines

Ten - way control panel is very useful to provide supply needs for all the ac and dc machines separately. We have surplus dc motors, dc generators, alternators, induction motors, synchronous motor to conduct all the experiments given by Anna university syllabus.

CONTROL SYSTEMS LABORATORY

To expose the students to the principle of control engineering with specialized equipments - Servo motor, Synchros and stepper motor. To enhance the practical knowledge in simulation of first and second order systems.

Major equipments to support this laboratory includes:

Synchro Transmitter Receiver, AC Position Servo Trainer Kit, AC Servo Motor Controller, Lead Lag Network Stimulator, DC Motor Speed Measure, DC Motor Based Position, Controller, First and Second Order OP-AMP Simulator, Pressure Process Analyzer, PC Based Temperature Control System, Synchroscope, 20 MHZ CRO Scientific, Stepper Motor Controller, Power Supply for PLC, Digital Tachometer Non contact Type, Digital Multimeter, PLC with 10I/ 6 O Relay Type

Key Equipments and Features
Stepper motor is used in real time system and it can be used in projects.
PID controller is used by students in their projects.

POWER ELECTRONICS AND DRIVES LABORATORY:

To study the characteristics of switching devices and its applications in rectifier, inverter, chopper and resonant converter. This makes the student learn how to apply the electronic devices for conversion, control and conditioning of electronic power.

Major equipments to support this laboratory includes

IGBT Based Chopper Module, IGBT Based 3 Phase Induction Motor, TMS2407A Based DSP Trainer Kit, Resonant DC- DC Converter, Single Phase CycloConverter, DC Motor Fed by Chopper Module, Single Phase SCR Trainer Kit, Closed Loop Speed Control of DC Shunt Motor Fed from 3 Phase Fully Controlled Converter Kit, DSP based Speed Control of BLDC Motor, Reprogrammable Logic Devices and Programming, DC -DC Boost Converter Trainer, Micro Controller based Speed Control of Stepper Motor, Micro Controller based Speed Control of VSI Fed Three-Phase Induction Motor, Micro Controller based Speed Control of Converter/Chopper Fed Dc Motor, 3 phase Autotransformer, Intelligent Power Modules, Isolation Transformer, 8051 Based MC Trainer Kit, PC Keyboard & LCD Display Card, Relay Card, PIC Microcontroller Kit, Stepper Motor Interface Board

Key Equipments and Features
SCR Circuit module

It is a major Power Electronics Equipment which is used in many industrial applications. It can be used in high power applications where Alternating current is converted into Direct current.

IGBT based three-phase PWM inverter

This is a high power application device where we can get pure sinusoidal output wave. Now a day in power generation and distribution these PWM inverters are highly preferred for power factor correction and for high efficiency.

MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION LABORATORY

The aim of this lab is to fortify the students with an adequate work experience in the measurement of different quantities and also expertise in handling the instruments involved.

Its objective is to train the students in the measurement of displacement, resistance, inductance, torque and angle etc., and to give exposure to AC, DC bridges and transient measurement.

Phase shifting Transformer, Measurement of Iron loss (Ring specimen), Phase Shifting Transformers, Pressure Transducer, LVDT Trainer, Instrumentation Amplifier, Ballistic type Galvanometer, Thermocouple, 30/ 20 MHz Oscilloscope , RTD Modules, Thermistors, Flux meter, Current Transformer, Frequency meter, Torque Transducer, Digital audio Frequency meter, Bridge Circuits, ADC / DAC Kits

Key Equipments and Features
LVDT Trainer Kit

The Linear Variable Differential Transformer - LVDT Measurement Trainer model is designed to teach the students about the basics of Instrumentation Engineering, mainly for displacement measurement.

Pressure Transducer Kit

A pressure transducer converts pressure into an analog electrical signal, which is useful in measuring the physical parameter. There are various types of pressure transducers; one of the most common is the strain-gage base transducer.

Maxwell Bridge set up and ring specimen.

The Maxwell's bridge is used to measure unknown inductance by comparison with a standard variable capacitance.

POWER SYSTEM SIMULATION LABORATORY

The main aim of this laboratory helps the Electrical students to acquire software developments skills and Experience in the usage of standard packages necessary for analysis and simulation of power system required for its planning, operation and control.

Major software's to support this laboratory includes

>PSIM software >PSPICE Software >Wipro LQDX Dot Matrix Printer >Hp Laser Printer >ETAP

Key Equipments and Features

In this laboratory we are using Software simulation package to meet the requirements of the "POWER SYSTEM SIMULATION LAB" for the final year EEE students. Apart from the power system simulation lab, MATLAB software has been installed for the benefits of the students to do the CONTROL SYSTEM LABS and Project work.

ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LABORATORY

Function Generators 3MHz Audio, Oscillators, Pulse Generators Power Supply ( 0 - 32V / 2A ), Fixed Power Supply ( +15 - 15V ), Voltmeters, Ammeters, Components Racks, Decade Resistance, Capacitance, Inductance Boxes, PCB Fabrication tools, Regulated Power Supplies, Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (30 MHz), IC Trainer Boards ,Digital Multimeters, Wiring kit,

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS LABORATORY

The main aim of this laboratory facilitates post graduate students in the field of embedded systems to develop their technical skills and practical knowledge for their career. Various signal processor kits are available in larger number to help students. Apart from the hardware lab, NS2 simulator software, MATLAB software used to implement newer applications.

8051/ PIC Microcontroller boards, Msp430 microcontroller, ARM 7 Development Board with RTOS, Microcontroller kit with Ethernet Controller & Board Support Package Temp Sensor, Traffic Light Control Stepper Motor, DSP Processor TMS 320FC5X/3X series with code compressor studio, Xilinx/Alterc FPGA Kit like Spartan/Virtex/ Altera Cyclone FPGA with board support packages ,Xilinx cool runner XCL, TMs 3202X/C5X series DSPprocessor bits, Universal programmer VLSI Ki5, DSP Processor TMS 320FC5X/3X series with code compressor studio, NS2 simulator Software

DEPARTMENT LIBRARY

The Electrical Department maintains a Library with books on Power Electronics, Power Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Robotics, Electrical Machines, Electrical Engineering and all academic related topics. The library also maintains various number of Electrical and Electronics related Magazines and Journals.