The Department of ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill was established in theacademic year 2007, with an intake of 60 students offering an under graduate level four year B. Tech. course in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Allotments of all the seats are from among the top ranked students of Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination. Every year 6 Diploma holders are also admitted to the third semester as Lateral entry based on an entrance examination conducted by Director of Technical Education.
A new post graduate level M. Tech. course has been introduced with a unique specialization POWER SYSTEMS AND CONTROL in the year 2013 with an intake of 18. The admission to all the seats are based on the score obtained by the candidates in the GATE qualifying examination.
The first three batches of B. Tech. students have already graduated from department with excellent performance in the qualifying examination of University of Kerala in the years 2011, 2012 and 2013. More than 75% of the eligible students were placed in various reputed national and international companies through campus placement drive of Career Guidance and Placement Unit of the college. Lots of students have got selection for PG programs in IITs, NITs and top ranked foreign universities.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering is a very broad spectrum of Engineering giving exposure to the fields of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Power Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering and basics of Civil Engineering. It mainly concentrates on Electrical and Electronics Engineering ranging from the fundamentals of both to all aspects about power generation, power transmission, power distribution, power utilization, analysis of power system, Analog, Digital and Power Electronics Engineering, Drives and Control, Control systems, Electrical Machines including single and three phase AC, DC and Special Machines, Design of Electrical machines, System design, Digital signal processing etc. Along with that the department offers electives on recent advancement areas such as HVDC & FACTS, Biomedical Engineering, Special Electrical Machines, Energy Conservation and Management, Microprocessor based System Design, Embedded Systems.
The curriculum of the department is designed to provide engineering graduates adequate knowledge and skills required for a successful carrier in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
The department takes special efforts in imparting value added technical education to the students. Continuous efforts are also being made to arrange lectures in advanced areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering by eminent professors from IITs, NITs, IISc, IIST and experienced technical experts from industries like KSEB, KELTRON , VSSC, ER & DC, Electrical Inspectorate, Energy Conservation units etc. Along with curriculum they are provided with analytical training by introducing different simulation packages like SIMULINK, e TAP, Mi power etc.
The M. Tech. course in Power Systems and Control is aimed at introducing latest development in the field of Control System for the control of delicate and complicated Power systems. Fast developments of smart grids, distributed generation etc. make the course relevant in the current scenario.
The department also gives emphasis to extracurricular activities of the students by training them for improving their leadership qualities, presentation skills, organizing skill etc from the entry level itself.
The various laboratories functioning in the EEE department are:
- Electrical and Electronics Workshop
- Electrical Machines Lab
- Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation Lab
- Power System Simulation Lab/Software Lab
- Power System Relays and Protection Lab
- High Voltage Lab – setting up in progress
- Power Electronics Lab
- System and Control Lab
- Digital Circuits Lab
- Digital Circuits Lab
- Microprocessor Lab
Vision & Mission
Attain the zenith of excellence in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with emphasis in innovative research, design and development for the betterment of the society and nature.
Mould socially committed and dedicated professionals in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering through continuous learning that imparts technical expertise, leadership qualities, ethical standards and moral values.
|Name||Prof .K L SREEKUMAR|
|Designation||Professor & Dean|
|Specialization||Guidance & Navigation Control|
|Name||Prof. Shaini A P|
|Name||Prof. Remyamol N|
|Name||Prof. Biji G|
|Specialization||Industrial Drives & Control|
|Name||Prof. Frieda Mohan|
|Name||Prof. Alina C R|
|Name||Prof. Anumol George|
|Specialization||Industrial Drives & Control|
|Name||Prof. Ancy Salam|
|Specialization||Optoelectronic &Optical Communication|
|Name||Prof. Femi Luke|
|Specialization||Control & Instrumentation|
|Name||Prof. Vishakhan R|
|Name||Prof. Felsy Felix|
|Designation||Tradesman - Ahoc|
R & D
Department of Electrical & Electronics offers 4 year B.Tech. Programme in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. All the students are allotted through Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examination, Government of Kerala.
M.Tech Course in Advanced Power System and Control is proposed to start from the academic year 2012-2013.
Research areas include
Performance and Fault Analysis of Induction Motors
Speed control of Induction motors and BLDC motor Drives.
Geographic Information Systems
Power System Stability
Renewable Energy sources etc.
ELECTRICAL MACHINES LABORATORY
This laboratory is equipped with different types of DC Series and Compound Motors, Single and Three phase Induction Motors, Single and Three phase Transformers, Alternator, Motor-Generator sets etc. The machines are also provided with necessary loading arrangements for conducting various tests. Measuring instruments such as Voltmeters, Ammeters, Wattmeters, Tachometers etc of different ranges also available for conducting the tests on the machines as per the B.Tech curriculum.
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC WORKSHOP
This lab is equipped with vast collections of various electrical accessories, electronics components, cathode ray oscilloscopes, multimeters, and other electronic meters.
This lab provides hands on experience to the students for wiring simple and special electrical circuits, distribution board wiring, identification of electrical faults and its rectification, measurement of insulation and earth resistance, soldering of electronic circuits, simple electronic circuits etc.
An electrical maintenance wing is also working in corporate with this laboratory which carries out all the electrical maintenance work in the college.
ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LAB
Electronic Circuits Lab is an experimental laboratory that explores the design, construction, and debugging of analog electronic circuits. This subject covers circuit design using diodes, transistors, JFETs, op-amps, UJTs and opto-couplers.
This lab aims to emphasize visual and intuitive circuit understanding and to create a practical and useful design experience. In the process, students will learn to understand and use a wide variety of analog circuits like oscillators, differentiating circuits, integrating circuits, clipping and clamping circuits, amplifiers and optocouplers .
DIGITAL CIRCUITS LAB
The objective of this lab is to perform rigorous experiments to consolidate basic knowledge in digital electronics. The topics covered include testing of ICs, realization of truth tables using logic gates, timer circuits design, design and use of synchronous and asynchronous counters, the design and realization of serial and parallel shift registers, Multiplexers, De-multiplexers, Multi-vibrators, Adders, Substractors, design and analysis of flip flops. This lab contributes primarily to the students’ knowledge of digital electronics, and does provide design experience .
ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION LAB
The Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation laboratory is equipped with Wheatstone’s Bridge, Kelvin’s double Bridge, Vernier Potentiometer, Slidewire Potentiometer, Sensitive Galvanometers, Standard Cells, Standard Resistances, Volt Ratio Boxes, Autotransformers, Power supplies , Cathode Ray Oscilloscopes , Function generators, DC and AC voltmeters and Ammeters, Multimeters, Loading Rheostats, Stop Watches, Wiring Tools etc. This laboratory provides familiarization of various electrical measuring devices, scheme of measurements of various electrical and electronic quantities and calibration of various electrical and electronic equipments.
Microprocessor lab is fully equipped to provide the students with an environment to implement and experiment knowledge acquired in the classroom. The lab is equipped with the facilities to conduct all the experiments with 8085 processors and 8086 processors including interfacing various devices like key board, LCD display stepper motor and elevators, ADC and DAC boards etc.
HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGE, BARTON HILL
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM – 695035
Phone : +91-471-2300484, +91-471-2300485