Electrical & Electronics Engineering

The department of Electrical Engineering was established in 1946 offering B. Tech course (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) with an intake of 30 students, which was enhanced to 50 in the year 1995 and subsequently to 60 in the year 2009. In 1946 the college was established at Guindy, Chennai and was shifted to Anantapur in 1948. The Electrical Engineering department offers various M. Tech programs. M. Tech, with specialization in “Electrical Power Systems” was started in the year 1971 with an intake of 25. Power and Industrial Drives was started in the year 2001 with an intake of 25 and Control Systems also started in the year 2001 with an intake of 25. The department also offers Part time Post graduation program M. Tech (PTPG) with an intake of 25 for working people in the APCPDCL, APTRANSCO, etc., The department is having research facilities for Ph. D Programme in Electrical Engineering Discipline.

DEPARTMENT VISION:

  • Committed to expanding the horizon and inspiring young minds towards academic excellence.
  • Aims at scaling new heights in Electrical and Electronics engineering through advanced research and innovative technologies to keep pace with the changing needs of industry and society at large.

DEPARTMENT MISSION:

  • To identify and implement proven, prevention oriented, forward looking solutions to critical scientific and technological problems in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • To make technology a principal instrument of economic development of the country and to improve the quality of life of the people through technological education, innovation, research, training and consultancy.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  • PEO 1: To Excel in professional career and/or higher education by acquiring knowledge in Basic Sciences, Basic Electrical Sciences, Power Systems, Power Electronics, Electrical Drives and Electronics.
  • PEO 2: To identify the problems in society and design Electrical systems appropriate to its solutions using latest technologies which are technically sound, economically feasible and socially acceptable.
  • PEO 3: To exhibit professionalism, ethical attitude, communication skills, team work in their profession and adapt to current trends in technology by engaging in continuous professional development.

Program Outcomes:

The program outcomes for Electrical and Electronics Engineering are:

  • PO 1: Ability to apply the knowledge of Mathematics, Science, Engineering and fundamentals for the solution of complex Engineering problems in Electrical Engineering
  • PO 2: Ability to identify and analyze a problem, and formulate complex engineering problems using principles of Basic and Engineering sciences
  • PO 3: Ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer based system, process, component, or program to meet the desired needs for the appropriate consideration for the public safety, cultural, societal and environmental issues
  • PO 4: Ability to conduct experiments, to analyze and interpret data and synthesis the information to provide valid conclusions
  • PO 5: Ability to create, select and apply modern engineering tools and techniques, resources for modeling of complex Electrical Engineering problems
  • PO 6: Ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organization and society
  • PO 7: An understanding of the impact of advancements in the field of Electrical Engineering on the environment and its sustainability
  • PO 8: An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, safety and security, social issues and norms of the Electrical Engineering practices
  • PO 9: Ability to function effectively as individual, as a member or leader in diversified teams and multidisciplinary areas
  • PO 10: Ability to communicate effectively complex engineering activities with the engineering community and society
  • PO 11: An understanding of Electrical Engineering and management principles and application of these to one’s own work, as a member or leader in a team, to manage projects
  • PO 12: An ability to engage in continuous professional development through lifelong learning

The students are provided good computing and internet facilities. The department library has 350 volumes and 01 journal. There are 56 learning resources (NPTEL Videos) in the form of CDs. The department has well equipped laboratories including various software packages.The major laboratories in the department are Electrical Machines Lab, Electrical Power Systems Lab, Power Electronics Lab, Electrical Measurements Lab, Networks Lab, Control Systems Lab and Computer simulation Labs. Latest hardware equipment and several software packages have been purchased for carrying out research work by students and faculty.

The priority research areas for research are Electrical Power Systems, Power Electronics, Industrial Drives, Reliability Engineering and Control Systems. The teachers also participate in academic and personal counseling of the students. The teachers of the department received many awards in National and State level by the State Government and various societies.

The alumni of the department are occupying distinguished positions in reputed organizations both in Government and Private Sectors. And often contribute in the development activities of the department.

The department maintains Power House for the entire university and college to supply electrical power. The department also has MoU with the PRDC, Bangalore.