School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT)

The School has many industry sponsored advanced laboratories for doing research. Schneider Electric, India and NxP Semiconductors, India, have established Centre of Excellence for students R&D activities under the guidance of faculty members and industry experts. Students regularly visit industries and significant places for learning. The school has signed MoUs with many foreign universities, research organizations and industries from where students get benefits for their R&D work / projects from the MoUs.

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Courses Offered in Vellore Campus:

  • 1. B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • 2. B.Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Courses Offered in Chennai Campus:

  • B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

The B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering programme had its inception in 1994. The programme lays emphasis on strong theoretical background on electrical engineering concepts in addition to providing avenues for divergent applications related to electromagnetism, power engineering, electronics and renewable resources. The programme is handled by a team of experienced faculty equipped with wide research expertise in domains such as Smart Grid, Energy Management, E-Vehicle, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Energy Monitoring, Insulation Diagnosis etc. The department has excellently furnished laboratories to cater to the needs of both curriculum and research requirements.  In addition, industry sponsored Centre of Excellence Schneider Electric Laboratory, Power System Research Lab, Switchgear & Protection Lab with high voltage testing facility for insulation diagnosis etc., provide the students with the essential hands-on experience to tackle real-time industry related challenges. The department has signed several MoUs with various reputed Industries and Universities across the globe. The curriculum of the programme is conceived and formulated in close collaboration with leading experts from industries to ensure effective bridging of the gap between industry and academia.

Electric Circuits / Electrical Workshop / Engineering Electromagnetics / Signals and Systems / Network Theory / Semiconductor Devices and Circuits / Electromechanical Energy Conversion / Measurement and Instrumentation / Digital Signal Processing / Control Systems / Analog and Digital Circuits / Power System Engineering / Power Electronics and Drives / Microprocessor and Microcontroller / Applications of Differential and Difference Equations / Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations / Applied Numerical Methods

Neural Network and Fuzzy Control / Bio-Medical Instrumentation / Automated Test Engineering / Engineering Optimization / Nanotechnology Fundamentals and its Applications / Communication Engineering / Design of Electrical Apparatus / Special Electrical Machines / Finite Element analysis for Electrical Machines / Power System Protection and Switchgear / Generation and Utilization of Electrical Energy / Distributed Generation and Microgrids / Power System Operation and Control / Restructured Power Systems / Energy Management and SCADA / High Voltage Engineering / FACTS and HVDC / Power Quality / Energy Audit and Conservation / Renewable Energy Sources / Smart Grid / Electric Vehicles / Industrial Drives and Automation / Advanced Control Theory / Advanced Digital System Design With FPGAs / Embedded System Design / Robotics and Control / VLSI Design / Rapid prototyping with FPGAs / Testing and Calibration Systems / IoT Fundamentals/ IoT Domain Analyst / Applied Mechanics and Thermal Engineering / Materials Science.

Laboratories:

  • Schneider Centre for Excellence Laboratory
  • Electrical Machines Laboratory
  • Power Systems Research Laboratory
  • Protection and Switchgear Laboratory
  • Digital Simulation Laboratory

Major Equipment:

  • High Voltage Test & Measuring Equipment – Impulse Test Set (100 kV, 10 kVA  AC, 140 kV, 25 mA DC / 140 kV, 980 Joules)
  • Fault Analyzer (LL-LG)
  • Dielectric Testing and Measurement System for Insulation Diagnosis- Partial Discharge Testing and Measurement System
  • 3-Phase Transformer/ differential relay (Transformer Protection Simulator)
  • Generator Protection Simulator
  • SCADA Based Setup for Generator Protection Simulator
  • CYME T & D Power Engineering
  • Air Circuit Breaker
  • Typhoon - Real-Time emulator
  • PMSG Machine coupled with DC motor
  • ElecNet VT Perpetual
  • Programmable AC/DC Electronic Load
  • High Performance GPU Hardware System with Accessories
  • Driver Control System for Electrical Machines and Driver Test Bench
  • APLAB make custom built DC power supply. O/P 20-200V/200A
  • Computerization of testing and controlling Induction Motor bundle (8 slot integrated dual controller Artix-7FPGA, 512 MB RAM and 1GB ROM memory with ethernet cable)

The B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering program conceived with industry partners and ensure world-class facilities which provide students with the knowledge and technical expertise in a wide range of Electrical and Electronics domains which include latest research areas like Smart Grid, Power Electronics, Electric Vehicle etc. The electrical and electronics engineers are required in various core industries, IT companies and PSUs. Besides, the program enhances the creativity of the students to develop innovative projects and eventually results in novel products which help to starts their own company.

Core Companies

  • Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions
  • Schneider Electric
  • Danfoss
  • Texas Instruments
  • Arm Embedded Technologies
  • HCL Technologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Cummins India
  • L&T Electrical and Automation
  • Honeywell
  • KPIT Technologies Ltd
  • Ather Energy
  • Sparrow Risk Management Pvt Ltd
  • ABB
  • Alstom Transport India Limited
  • Siemens
  • Varroc Engineering Ltd
  • Visteon Technical and Services Center Private
  • Schlumberger
  • Emami
  • Johnson Controls

B.Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

The B.Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation programme was established in the year 1996. Instrumentation Engineering is a specialized branch of electrical and it deals with measurement, control and automation of processes. The scope of this department is vast and it bridges almost all the branches of engineering. By designing, developing, installing, managing equipment’s that are used to monitor and control machinery. And also in industries with automated process, the goal of improving the productivity, reliability, safety, optimization and stability. Instrumentation engineers are responsible for integrating the sensors and calibration, testing and maintenance of the system. The programme also provides courses in the latest areas like Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, IIoT and many others. Through specific courses the graduates are employed in building automation, process control industries, automobile industries and pharmaceutical industries in addition to career as a researcher in premiere institutes in India and abroad.

Electric Circuits / Engineering Electromagnetics / Signals and Systems / Semiconductor Devices and Circuits / Network Theory / Digital Signal Processing / Control Systems / Sensors and Signal Conditioning / Microprocessor and Microcontroller / Analog and Digital Circuits / Electrical and Electronic Instrumentation / Process Automation and Control / Industrial Instrumentation / Applications of Differential and Difference Equations / Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations / Applied Numerical Methods.

Neural Network and Fuzzy Control / Bio-Medical Instrumentation / Automated Test Engineering / Optoelectronic Instrumentation / Analytical Instrumentation / Fiber Optic Sensors / Micro Electromechanical Systems / Non-Destructive Testing / Nanotechnology Fundamentals and its Applications / Engineering Optimization / Communication Engineering / Electrical Technology / Data Communication Network / Digital Image Processing / Advanced Control Theory / Advanced Digital System Design With FPGAs / Embedded System Design / Analog VLSI Design / Computer Architecture and Organization / Digital Control Systems / Robotics and Control / VLSI Design / Advanced Microcontrollers / System on Chip Design / Wireless Sensor Networks / Virtual Instrumentation / Rapid Prototyping with FPGAs / Testing and Calibration Systems / Applied Mechanics and Thermal Engineering / IoT Fundamentals / IoT Domain Analyst

Labs:

  • NXP Semiconductors lab
  • Q-max Automated Testing lab
  • Fluke Testing & Calibration lab
  • Virtual Instrumentation lab
  • Process Control and Automation lab
  • Measuremantation & Instrumentation lab
  • Electron Devices and Circuits lab

Major equipment:

  • Nagman Calibration Bench
  • Qmax Test bench
  • Fluke Calibration Bench

Owing to the adaption of Industry 4.0 and other automation technologies across the world and in India, the need and necessity of skilled Electronics & Instrumentation Engineers have always dominated the job markets. Right from R&D units to aerospace companies, pharmaceuticals, food industries, thermal power & steel plants, fertilizer plants, automobile industries, biomedical companies, refineries and cement plants in addition to the career as researcher. The courses in Electronics & Instrumentation are designed and updated regularly on the needs and requirements of the job market and provides in depth knowledge on sensing, processing, control and networking.

Core Companies

  • APTIV TCI
  • IFB Industries Ltd
  • Danfoss
  • Carditek Medical Devices Pvt. Ltd
  • Ericsson India Global Services Private Limited
  • Cummins India
  • L&T Electrical and Automation
  • Matrecomm Technologies
  • Dura Automotive Systems
  • Johnson Controls