Kathir College of Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

About the Department

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering was established during the inception of the Institute in 2008. The Department has been actively engaged in sharpening the skills of the students and grooming them to become a budding engineers meeting the requirement of the growing Industries. The major areas of faculty expertise include Power System, Control System, Power electronics & Electrical Drives, Nonconventional Energy Sources & Energy Management. The department has a team of eminent members of faculty to contribute and promote quality research in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The B.E Electrical & Electronics Engineering programme is conducted as per the syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Chennai, which comprises of core courses, department elective courses, open electives, seminar, laboratory experiments and projects. The department also has a strong R&D base which helps the students bridging the gap between Industry and Academia.

“GENTRANDIST” the department association make the students to lay their foot prints in allied interdisciplinary fields by presenting their excellence & talent.

Why EEE @ KCE?

  • AI driven technology E-Box platform for TLP
  • High quality faculty members
  • State of art laboratory facilities
  • Industry collaborated R&D Labs
  • GATE focused training

Vision

To provide academic excellence meeting the demands of growing industries and bringing out globally competent electrical and electronics engineers through research oriented, ethical, social, innovative and industrially collaborating approach.

Mission

M1: To provide quality technical & value based education using modern tools in the field of Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

M2: To bridge the gap between industry and academia by solving complex technological problems based on industrial and societal needs.

M3: To create a cadre of professionals who are well trained to promote collaborative and multidisciplinary activities.

Program Educational Objectives(PEOs)

PEO1: Graduates of the programme will have a successful career by their ability to design, analyze and optimize the solutions for industrial challenges and leading a successful career.
PEO2: Graduates of the programme can work in multi-disciplinary environment and teams by exhibiting technical and intellectual competency, discharging their professional and social responsibilities.
PEO3: Graduates of the programme will instill in lifelong learning that contributes to personal & professional growth.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO1.Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
PO2.Problem analysis: Identity, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO3.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.
PO4.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.
PO5.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.
PO6. 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.
PO7. 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.
PO8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and writeeffective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11. 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.
PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in self, and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcome (PSOs)

PSO1: Ability to Integrate the fundamental knowledge of mathematics, science, electrical engineering to solve complex problems in electrical, electronics and interdisciplinary areas.
PSO2: Ability to design and meet the demands of industry using the state of the art components and software tools

Faculty Details

Name of FacultyDesignationArea of Expertise
Dr. G. MAHENDRAN ASSO. PROF & HEADRenewable Energy Systems, Electrical Machines
Dr. B . PRABAKARANASSO. PROFRenewable Energy Systems, Electrical Machines
Dr. U . ARUNKUMARASST. PROF
Mrs. S N. SATHYAASST. PROF
Mr M. RAMKUMARASST. PROF
Mr. S. SURENDERKUMARASST. PROF
Mrs. M. MARY SHARMILAASST. PROF
Mr.N.SATHISHKUMARASST. PROF
Miss J. PERIYANAYAKIASST. PROF
Mr. D. MOHAN RAJASST. PROF
Mrs. S. KALAIVANIASST. PROF

Highlights of the Department

  • Hands on Project Experience.
  • State of art laboratory facilities
  • Industry collaborated R&D Labs
  • Placement in IT Sector
  • Placement in product based companies
  • Opportunities in Government Sector

Lab Facilities

The Department of EEE has state of art laboratories which includes

  • Circuits and Devices Lab
  • Engineering Practices Lab
  • Power Electronics Lab
  • Power System Simulation Lab
  • Electrical Machines Lab
  • Control and Instrumentation Lab
  • Microprocessor and Microcontroller Lab
  • Digital Signal Processing Lab
  • Electronic Design Lab
  • Research Lab

These labs offer opportunities for students to work on a wide range of advanced softwares and research oriented projects. It facilitates to upgrade the students’ learning skills like problem solving, creative thinking and experience integrated design of the systems, open ended experiments, mini projects and course projects

Faculty Publications

Name of FacultyDesignation
Title
Name of the Journal/Volume/Issue/PP/DoI
Dr.B.Prabakaran


HODAnalysis of doping elements for photo diodeJournal of Electrical Engineering (JEE), ISSN: 1582-4594, Volume


19(2), 2019, pp.319-324
Investigations on Voltage Stability Improvement with STATCOM in Multiarea System Using FLCJournal of Electrical Engineering (JEE), ISSN: 1582-4594, Volume 17 (2), 2017, pp.129-137
Wireless Charger – A ReviewThe International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), ISSN: 2321-2705, Vol.3 Issue 6, June 2016, pp.121-123
Hybrid Multicarrier Modulation Based Transformer less Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for PV SystemsThe International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), e-ISSN: 2395-0056, p-ISSN: 2395-0072 Vol.3 Issue 4, April 2016, pp.2472-2476
Automatic Control of Domestic Fan Using Infrared Thermometer and a MicrocontrollerThe International Journal of Electrical Engineering (IJEE), ISSN: 0974-2158, Vol.9 Number 1(2016), pp.25-28
A Novel Method for Regulation of Wind Speed of Wind TurbinesThe International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), ISSN: 0973-4562, Vol.10 Number 12(2015), pp.31319-31328
High-Voltage Gain Boost Converter for Battery Charging Using PV PanelsThe International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), ISSN: 0973-4562, Vol.10 Number 2(2015), pp.3591-3600
Nine Level Inverter with Boost Converter from Renewable Energy SourceThe International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA), ISSN: 2248-9622, Vol.5, Issue 1(Part 2), January 2015, pp.27-36
An Improved Transformer less Inverter For Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power SystemsThe International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), ISSN: 2277-3754, Vol.2 Issue 12, June – 2013, pp.5-9
Power Quality Improvement of Grid Connected Wind Power System Using STATCOMThe International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), ISSN: 2278-0181, Vol.2 Issue 6, June – 2013, pp.2902-2908
HOD
Analysis of doping elements for photo diode
Investigations on Voltage Stability Improvement with STATCOM in Multiarea System Using FLC
Wireless Charger – A Review
Hybrid Multicarrier Modulation Based Transformer less Cascaded Multilevel Inverter for PV Systems
Automatic Control of Domestic Fan Using Infrared Thermometer and a Microcontroller
A Novel Method for Regulation of Wind Speed of Wind Turbines
High-Voltage Gain Boost Converter for Battery Charging Using PV Panels
Nine Level Inverter with Boost Converter from Renewable Energy Source
An Improved Transformer less Inverter For Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power Systems
Power Quality Improvement of Grid Connected Wind Power System Using STATCOM
A control system to switch on the additional generators running on no load in a power plant only on demand including renewable energy power plant
“International Conference on Advanced Information and Communication Technology” (ICAIC -2018) held on March 08 – 09, 2018 at Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore.
Container Wind Energy for Wind Turbines“International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics” (ICCCI -2017) held on Jan. 05 – 07, 2017 at Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore.
Power quality control and intelligent protection of grid connected power electronic converters National Conference on “Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems for Effective Utilization of Renewable Energy” held during 24th-25th November 2017 at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.
Reduction of leakage current in a transformer less cascaded multilevel inverter for PV systemsNational Conference “Innovations in Communication and Computing” (NCICC’2016) held on 19th February 2016 at SNS College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Improving Grid Quality with STATCOM on integration of Wind Energy System“Innovations in Electrical, Electronics and Control Systems” (IEECONS’2013) held on 2nd March 2013 at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Fuel Cell to reuse the hydrogen by sending proton activator“International Conference on Renewable Energy Utilization” (ICREU -2020) held on December 16 – 18, 2020 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
G.MahendranAssistant ProfessorMulti-objective Unbalanced Distribution Network Reconfiguration through Hybrid Heuristic AlgorithmJournal of Electrical Engineering and Technology, vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 215-222,(2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.5370/JEET.2013.8.2.215
Performance Analysis of Induction Motor Speed Control with PI and Fuzzy Logic ControllerInternational Organization of Scientific Research Community of Researcher, Vol. 9, Issue 2, Ver. I (Mar – Apr. 2014), PP 41-46
Simultaneous Phase balancing and Network Reconfiguration for Radial Distribution System through PGSA – Fuzzy – ODE AlgorithmInternational Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol.117, No.22 (2017),pp. 279-283
Sensorless Brushless DC motor drive for four quadrant operation using Back emf estimationInternational Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol.118, No.20 (2018), 657-664.
Flower Pollination algorithm for distribution system phase balancing considering variable demandMicroprocessor and Microsystems,ELSEVIER, doi.org/10.1016/j.micpro.2020.103008
Combined phase balancing and reconfiguration for unbalanced distribution system optimization through hybrid fuzzy‐MFOA”, Microprocessor and MicrosystemsJournal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, SPRINGER, doi.org/10.1007/s12652-021-02966-8
Solar Vehicle with Dual Battery by Energy Management SystemVirtual International Conference on Power Initiatives (ICPI-2020)”, at K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Trichy on 22nd & 23rd July 2020
Solar Powered Car with Dual Battery using Energy Management SystemNational Web Conference on “Advanced Electrical Computing & Communication Technology” at Adithya Institute of Technology, Coimbatore on 5th June 2020
Optimal restructuring of distorted distribution system using TLBOInternational Conference on “Science, Technology, Engineering and Management (ICSTEM’19)” at Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology, Coimbatore on 22nd & 23rdMarch 2019
Voltage Multiplier Converter for standalone PV system power generationCSIR Sponsored a Two-day National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Condensed Matter Physics and Modelling of New Material in Industrial World” at P.A. College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi on 5th& 6th April 2018
Modified boost converter for standalone PV system power generationInternational Conference at Ambal Professional Group of institutions, Tirupur on 27th& 28th March 2018
Modified boost converter for standalone PV system power generationInternational Conference at Ambal Professional Group of institutions, Tirupur on 27th& 28th March 2018
Sensor less Brushless DC motor drive control for four quadrant operation using back emf estimationInternational Conference at Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore on 27th& 28th February 2018
Sensor less control for four quadrant operation of Brushless Direct Current motorInternational Conference at Sri Krishna College of Technology, Coimbatore on 2nd& 3rd January 2015
Balancing the supply and demand using FRIENDSNational Conference at SNS college of Technology, Coimbatore on 24thFebruary 2011
Design and Analysis of Test Access Mechanism for Diagnosing Faculty SOC’sNational Conference at Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Thudupathi on 4th May 2009
Artificial Intelligence based smart E-Cart vehicle for Blind people in Shopping MallPatent Published during March 2021, Application No. 202041012414
Power Harvesting through Drone and Solar PanelPatent Published during Feb 2019, Application No. 201941005784
M.Ramkumar“Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm for Voltage and Frequency control in Power Generating System”International Journal of Robotics and Automation 2010.
“Speed Control Of Three Phase Induction Motor By Using Multiphase DC Converter And Four Switch Inverter”IJRTER journal Volume 2, Issue 4; April 2016.
“Design and Implementation of Autonomous Lawn Mower”IJRTER journal Volume 2, Issue 4; April 2016.
“Power Factor Correction of BLDC Motor Using CUK Converter”IJTRD journal ISSN: 2394-9333; March 2016.
“Power Factor Correction of BLDC Motor Using CUK Converter”National conference on “ EMERGING TRENDS IN ELECTRONICS,INSTRUMENTAION,AUTOMATION AND CONTROL” held on 11th March2016.
“ Sensorless Control of Brushless DC motor based on Back EMF detection Scheme and Hysteresis”IJMTER journal Volume 3, Issue6; June 2017.
Bio waste Composting machinePatent Published during July 2020, Application No..202041005848 A
K K HINDUJAAssistant ProfessorEvaluation of Electromagnetic Intrusion in Brushless DC motor drive for Electric Vehicle Applications with Manifestation of Mitigating the Electromagnetic InterferenceInternational journal of ambient energy
Artificial Intelligence based Prediction of Driving Behaviour with Passenger while DrivingPatent published during March 2021, Application number 202141007422
U.Arun KumarAssistant ProfessorUpgrading the Quality of Power Using TVSS Device and PFC Converter Fed SBLDC MotorArabian Journal for Science and Engineering, ISSN: 2193-567X, April 2021. DOI : https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-021-05600-z
Textbook on “Artificial Intelligence”Textbook on “Artificial Intelligence”
Upgrading the Quality of Power Using Hybrid Controller Based PFC Converter Fed SBLDC Motor DriveInterciencia, ISSN: 0378-1844, vol.46, no.2, 2021, pp.56-71
A Bridgeless Landsman Converter Fed Sensorless Brushless DC Motor Drive For Upgrading The Quality of PowerSolid State Technology, ISSN: 0038-111X, vol.64, no.1, 2021, pp.1347-1357
Upgrading The Quality Of Power Using Bridgeless Cuk Converter Fed SBLDC DriveUpgrading The Quality Of Power Using Bridgeless Cuk Converter Fed SBLDC Drive
Power Factor Correction Using Sensorless Brushless DC Motor with Bridgeless Converter TopologyJournal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, ISSN:1546-1955, vol.17, no.4, 2020, pp.1796-1803
BL-CSC Converter Fed BLDC Motor Drive with Sensorless ControlInternational Conference on Electrical Energy Systems (ICEES), Chennai, 2018, pp. 449-453, doi:10.1109/ICEES.2018.8443286
Improved power quality converter fed BLDC motor driveInternational Conference on Innovations in Information, Embedded and Communication Systems (ICIIECS), Coimbatore, 2017, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/ICIIECS.2017.8276005
Power Quality Improvement and Sensorless Control of BLDC MotorPower Quality Improvement and Sensorless Control of BLDC Motor
Resonant AC-DC Converter with Improved Power FactorInternational Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, ISSN: 1314-3395, vol.119, no.12, 2018, pp.1787-1794
Intelligent Controller Based Sensorless Brushless DrivesAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences, ISSN: 1998-1090, vol.11, no.6, 2017, pp.716-721
Power Quality Improvement Using Fuzzy Based Canonical Switching Cell ConverterInternational Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, ISSN: 2278-0181, vol.3, no.12, 2014, pp.30-34

Research/Funded Projects

Name of FacultyDesignationTitleName of the Funding AgencyGrants Received
U.Arun KumarAssistant ProfessorImplementation of a sliding mode based position sensorless drive for PMSMTexas Instruments Innovation Challenge India Design Contest 2015$250
Sensorless field oriented control of PMSMDST-Texas Instruments$300

Association with reputed companies / industries

Offers Value Added Programs and certification courses

Associated with various professional bodies

HOD’S Message

On behalf of our students and faculty, it is my privilege to welcome all of you to the Department of Electrical Engineering at Kathir College of Engineering.
We take pride in our faculty, a team of highly capable and dedicated professionals, most of whom have academic and industrial experience and degrees from leading universities of India.
We provide ample opportunities to our students, activities through EBox Platform, workshops and seminars for further growth and development in their areas of expertise.
The Department imparts quality education in multiple disciplines of Electrical, Electronics, Control Systems, Renewable Energy Systems, etc. along with generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power and subjects specially focusing on the design and analysis of DC, AC and Special Electric Machines. The course curriculum combined with practicals, produce skilfully competent professionals to face the modern technological challenges.
The department library, air-conditioned seminar halls, Wi-Fi Enabled Campus, 24×7 usage of academic facilities, encouragement to appear for extra- and co-curricular activities and many other academic excellences will certainly pave a warm welcome to the hard working students in the field of electrical and electronics engineering.
My sincere thanks to the management, Principal, all my faculty members and all my students for supporting me at every point to keep the department in high esteem.

With Best Wishes,
Dr. B. Prabakaran