Electrical Engineering

The B.Tech. (EE) programme started in the year 2002 and was accredited by NBA in the year 2008. The Electrical Engineering Department started the M.Tech. (Power System) programme in 2010 and was accredited by NBA in the year 2016. The department received institutional NAAC Accreditation in 2014. The UGC conferred Autonomy to the institute and the department 2015. Department also received institutional NIRF Ranking in 2016 and 2017 as among 3 Best Private Engineering Colleges of West Bengal.

Presently our sanctioned intake for B.Tech. course is 120. We have the distinction of one of our students securing a place in the first ten positions of West Bengal University of Technology in 2007. One of our students secured 125th all India Rank in GATE 2011 and secured 89th all India Rank in GATE 2014. Our students have been placed in IOCL, BHEL, POWERGRID, CESC, Reliance, L&T, Tata Consulting Engineers, TATA Motors, Electricity Utilities of various State Governments and numerous electrical project companies. Some of our students are pursuing higher studies in US Universities and some are also pursuing Ph.D.

Our Faculty members consistently upgrade their knowledge by attending various training programs and participate in numerous National and International Conferences to present and publish Research Papers. Our faculty members have publish Research Papers in Referred International Journals with high impact factor and published latest technology books with reputed publishers.

We regularly organize Technology as well as Industry Seminars on current topics which are open to participation by Students and Faculty members. We regularly conduct Industrial Visits for students as well as faculty members.

Dr. Bishaljit Paul
HOD, Department of EE, Narula Institute of Technology

Vision

Vision of the Department:

To create responsible electrical engineers who shall be trained with modern technology and tools and who would ‘think global and act local’ to become the change agents of society for developing sustainable green infrastructure.

Mission

Mission of the department:
  • M1: To impart comprehensive and quality education and to develop innovative, entrepreneurial and ethical professionals, suitable for, sustainable environment.
  • M2: To develop a reservoir of experience and knowledge and to share it with the stake holders in education for mutual enrichment.
  • M3: To promote, product oriented and dedicated research for establishing a self-sustaining and wealth-creating centre to serve, the social needs.
  • M4: To prepare the students for new challenges in the field of electrical engineering.
  • M5: To create and sustain an environment, for critical thinking and problem solving.
  • M6: To strive to be at the forefront of Research and maintain intensive interaction with Industry and leading Research Centers, where students can be engaged in Projects, Training and Internships.
  • M7: To undertake collaborative projects which offer opportunities for long-term interaction with academia and industry.
  • M8: To develop human potential to its fullest extent so that intellectually capable and imaginatively gifted leaders can emerge in a range of professions.

OBJECTIVE

To impart comprehensive and quality education and to develop innovative, entrepreneurial and ethical professionals suitable for a sustainable environment. To develop a reservoir of experience and knowledge and to share it with the stake holders in education for mutual enrichment.To promote product oriented and dedicated research for establishing a self-sustaining and wealth-creating center to serve the social needs. To prepare the students for new challenges in the field of electrical engineering. To create and sustain an environment for critical thinking and problem solving. To strive to be at the forefront of Research and maintain intensive interaction with Industry and leading Research Centers, where students can be engaged in Projects, Training and Internships.

PO, PEO, PSO

Program Educational Objectives:
B.Tech. Course
  1. PEO 1. (Social contribution) - To train the students to solve real world problem through intensive practice, to guide the students to work on industry-oriented projects and to provide support for vocational training and visits to factories which will develop a sense of social contribution among the students and will motivate and inspire them for value addition to the society for each and every Endeavour.
  2. PEO 2. (Tech and ICT skills) - To train the students on fabrication, assembly, operation, maintenance of all kinds of electrical machines and systems as well as on various programming languages as C, C++ so that they are able to develop suitable hardware and software interface to integrate electrical equipment.
  3. PEO 3. (Communication and professional skills) - To develop competence in written communication, project documentation and paper writing as well as develop good verbal communication. To help them in developing public speaking skills along with accountability, profitability, values and ethics & professional behavior to survive in a multidisciplinary environment.
  4. PEO 4. (Industry orientation with social awareness) - To provide the students with opportunities for vocational training, industry visits, to make them aware of the industry and accustoming them with social concerns and professional responsibility.
  5. PEO 5. (Higher study and research with lifelong learning) - To create the opportunity to work in major or minor projects with reputed academicians as well as industry professionals and encourage them for research, continued professional training to make them aware and adaptive to changes in workplace through formal and informal training throughout their lifetime.
M.Tech. Course
  1. PEO 1. (Technical Knowledge) – To train the students with the advanced topics of Power Systems and to develop their expertise in using advanced tools and instruments so that they are useful in operation, planning and design of electrical power systems with internationally standard specifications and practices.
  2. PEO 2. (Interdisciplinary Knowledge) – To provide the students a sound foundation of various correlated technologies and research required in power systems including but not limited to skills in microprocessors and microcontrollers, computer communication, energy management etc. and integrating them in real world projects.
  3. PEO 3. (ICT Skills) – To train the students to utilize different optimization techniques, soft computing tools, data communication tools etc. to integrate various electrical power system equipment with mechanical and electronic equipment which is necessary to transform electrical power systems into smart grids and to make the electrical power systems a part of the internet of things.
  4. PEO 4. (Research Methodology Skills) – To train the students on how to formulate a research questions and hypothesis and on how to test a hypothesis using clear thinking and expression.
  5. PEO 5. (Social Awareness) – To make the students aware about the social concerns and the benefits of research in advanced technologies to society.
  6. PEO 6. (Life-long Learning) – To motivate the students for continued professional training and adaptability to changes in a dynamic world through both formal and informal education.
  7. PEO 7. (Global Orientation) - To prepare students for successful careers in India as well as abroad and orient them to meet international standards and practices.
  8. PEO 8. (Higher Study and Research) – To create opportunities for the students to work in research papers and projects and promote presentation and publication of the papers and projects in national and international forums and conferences. All these shall be done to prepare and motivate the students to go for further research.
  9. Programme Outcomes (PO)

    1. PO 1. (Engineering knowledge) - Ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and computer science and engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
    2. PO 2. (Problem analysis) - Ability to identify, formulate and analyze complex real life problems in order to provide meaningful solutions by applying knowledge acquired in computer science and engineering.
    3. PO 3. (Design/development of solutions) - Ability to design cost effective software/hardware solutions to meet desired needs of customers/clients.
    4. PO 4. (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 in the field of computer science and engineering.
    5. PO 5. (Modern tool usage) - Create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern computer science and engineering tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
    6. PO 6. (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.
    7. PO 7. (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.
    8. PO 8. (Ethics) - Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
    9. PO 9. (Individual and team work) - Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
    10. PO 10. (Communication) - Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
    11. PO 11. (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.
    12. PO 12. (Life-long learning) - Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
    13. Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)

      1. PSO 1. Use engineering knowledge to model and analyse the components of electrical power systems.
      2. PSO 2. Apply the knowledge of science and engineering to develop sustainable electrical systems for social and industrial need.

B.Tech Electrical Engineering : 120 Seats

M.Tech Electrical Engineering (PS) : 12 Seats

Diploma Electrical Engineering : 60 Seats

Basic Electrical Laboratory

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30 (3 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: Fluorescent lamp, Energy Meter, A.C. and D.C. Ammeter-Voltmeter Set up, Induction Motor, D.C. Shunt Motor,1-Ф Transformer, Carbon and Tungsten Lamp

List of Experiments:

  1. Basic safety precautions – earthing, introduction to measuring instruments – Voltmeter, Ammeter, Multimeter, Wattmeter, Real life Resistor, Capacitor, Inductor.
  2. Verification of Thevenin's and Norton's Theorem.
  3. Verification of Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer Theorem.
  4. Characteristics of Fluorescent, Tungsten and Carbon filament lamps.
  5. Study of R-L-C series circuit.
  6. Three-phase Power measurement with two wattmeter method.
  7. Demonstration of cut-out sections of machines: DC Machine (commutator-brush arrangement), Induction Machine (squirrel cage rotor).
  8. Measurement of primary and secondary voltage and current of single-phase transformer – Open Circuit and Short Circuit Test.
  9. Starting, Reversing and speed control of DC shunt motor.
  10. Torque-Speed characteristics of DC Machine.
  11. Torque-Speed characteristics of Three-phase Induction Motor.
  12. Test on single-phase Energy Meter.

Circuit Theory Lab

Space: 100 sq. mtr.

Batch size: 30-35 (1 Computer for 1 student)

Major equipment: Computers, MATLAB and Multisim software

  1. Familiarization with various MATLAB commands used in Electrical Engineering
  2. Transient response of R-L and R-C network: simulation with PSPICE/MATLAB/Hardware
  3. Transient response of R-L-C series and parallel circuit: Simulation with PSPICE/MATLAB / Hardware
  4. Study the effect of inductance on step response of series RL circuit in MATLAB/HARDWARE.
  5. Determination of Impedance (Z) and Admittance (Y) parameter of two port network: Simulation / Hardware.
  6. Frequency response of LP and HP filters: Simulation / Hardware.
  7. Frequency response of BP and BR filters: Simulation /Hardware.
  8. Generation of Periodic, Exponential, Sinusoidal, Damped Sinusoidal, Step, Impulse, Ramp signal using MATLAB in both discrete and analog form.
  9. Amplitude and Phase spectrum analysis of different signals using MATLAB.
  10. Verification of Network theorems using hardware components.

Electrical Machines - I Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30 (6 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: DC Series Motor, DC Shunt Motor, DC Shunt Generator, 1-Phase Transformer, 3-Phase Transformer, Slip-ring Induction Motor, Squirrel cage Induction Motor

List of Experiments:

  1. Heat-run test of a single-phase transformer.
  2. Regulation and Efficiency of single-phase transformer by direct loading method.
  3. Parallel operation of two single-phase transformer and find out the load sharing between them.
  4. Efficiency of a single-phase transformer by Back-to-Back test.
  5. Polarity test and vector grouping of a three-phase transformer.
  6. Swinburne test of a D.C. shunt motor.
  7. Brake test of D.C. series motor
  8. Voltage build-up of a D.C. shunt generator and find out critical resistance and critical speed.
  9. Circle diagram of a three-phase Induction Motor.
  10. Speed control of three-phase Induction Motor by V/f constant.
  11. Separation of losses in three-phase Induction Motor.
  12. Load test of a three-phase wound rotor Induction Motor.

Electrical and Electronics Measurement Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30-35 (3 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: Potentiometer, CRO, Ct & PT, Energy Meter, Anderson Bridge, Wein Bridge, Schering Bridge, D/A Converter, Function Generator, Power Supply

List of Experiments:

  1. Instrument workshop- Observe the construction of PMMC, Dynamometer, Electro-thermal and Rectifier type of instruments, Oscilloscope and Digital multimeter.
  2. Calibrate moving iron and electrodynamometer type ammeter/voltmeter by potentiometer.
  3. Calibrate dynamometer type wattmeter by potentiometer.
  4. Calibrate AC energy meter.
  5. Application of Kelvin double bridge by using D’ Arsonval Galvanometer.
  6. Measurement of power using Instrument transformer.
  7. Measurement of power in Polyphase circuits.
  8. Measurement of frequency by Wien Bridge.
  9. Measurement of Inductance by Anderson bridge
  10. Measurement of capacitance by De Sauty Bridge.
  11. Measurement of capacitance by Schering Bridge.
  12. Testing of Energy Meter
  13. ion of Electronic Volt meter
  14. F/V and V/F converter application

Electrical Machines - II Lab

  • Space: 120 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30 (6 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: 1-Phase Induction Motor, DC Motor and Salient Pole Alternator Set, Alternator Synchronizing Panel 3-Phase squirrel Cage Induction Motor, 3-Phase Alternator, Frequency controller set

List of Experiments:

  1. To observe the effect of excitation and speed on induced e.m.f of a 3-phase alternator and plot the O.C.C. of the alternator.
  2. Determination of regulation of Synchronous machine by Potier reactance method
  3. Determination of regulation of Synchronous machine by Synchronous Impedance method
  4. To determine the direct axis resistance [Xd] and quadrature reactance [Xq] of a 3-phase synchronous machine by slip test.
  5. Parallel operation of 3 phase Synchronous generators.
  6. V-curve of Synchronous motor.
  7. Determination of equivalent circuit parameters of a single phase Induction motor.
  8. Load test on single phase Induction motor to obtain the performance characteristics.
  9. To study the performance of Induction generator.
  10. To study the effect of capacitor on the starting and running condition of a single-phase Induction motor, and to determine the method of reversing the direction of rotation.

Power System Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30-35 (3 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: Test Setup for CT & PT, Test setup ; Over Current Relay, Earth Fault Relay, Distance Relay, Transformer Vector Group test setup, to find Break Down Voltage of Solid Insulating Material and Transformer oil
  • Software available: etap, Mi-Power, MATLAB

List of Experiments:

  1. Draw the Schematic diagram of structure of power system and power transmission line and Symbol of Electrical Equipments.
  2. Simulation of DC distribution by network analyzer.
  3. Measurement of earth resistance by earth tester.
  4. Dielectric strength test of insulating oil, solid Insulating Material.
  5. Different parameter calculation by power circle diagram
  6. Study of different types of insulator.
  7. Determination of the generalized constants A.B, C, D of long transmission line.
  8. Active and reactive power control of alternator.
  9. Study and analysis of an electrical transmission line circuit with the help of software.
  10. Dielectric constant, tan delta, resistivity test of transformer oil.
  11. Any Innovative experiment according to knowledge of power System I.
  12. Study on (i) on load Time Delay Relay (ii) off load Time Delay Relay
  13. Polarity, Ratio and Magnetization Characteristics Test of CT & PT
  14. Testing on (i) Under Voltage Relay and (ii) Earth Fault Relay
  15. Study on D C Load Flow
  16. Study of A C Load Flow Using Gauss – Seidel Method
  17. Study of A C Load Flow Using Newton -Raphson Method
  18. Study of IEEE 30,66 bus Load Flow by Software Simulation(ETAP ,MAT Lab or others)
  19. Study on Economic Load Dispatch by software
  20. Study of Transformer Protection by Simulation
  21. Study of Generator Protection by Simulation
  22. Study of Motor Protection by Micon Relay
  23. Study of Different Characteristics of Over Current Relay.

Control System Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30-35 (1 Computer for 1 student)
  • Major equipment: Computers and MATLAB software, PID controller, AC servomotor

List of Experiments:

  1. Familiarization with MAT-Lab control system tool box, MAT-Lab- simulink tool box & PSPICE
  2. Determination of Step response for first order & Second order system with unity feedback on CRO & calculation of control system specification like Time constant, % peak overshoot, settling time etc. from the response.
  3. Simulation of Step response & Impulse response for type-0, type-1 & Type-2 system with unity feedback using MATLAB & PSPICE.
  4. Determination of Root locus, Bode plot, Nyquist plot using MATLAB control system tool box for 2nd order system & determination of different control system specification from the plot.
  5. Determination of PI, PD and PID controller action of first order simulated process.
  6. Determination of approximate transfer functions experimentally from Bode plot.
  7. Evaluation of steady state error, setting time , percentage peak overshoot, gain margin, phase margin with addition of Lead.
  8. STUDY OF A PRACTICAL POSITION CONTROL SYSTEM. Obtaining closed step responses for gain setting corresponding to over-damped and under-damped responses. Determination of rise time and peak time using individualized components in SIMULINK. Determination of un-damped natural frequency and damping ratio from the experimental data.
  9. TUNING OF P, PI, AND PID CONTROLLER FOR FIRST ORDER PLANT WITH DEAD TIME USING Z-N METHOD. Process parameters (time constant and delay/lag) will be provided, the students would compute controller gains by using Z-N method. Steady state and transient performance of the closed loop plant with and without steady disturbances will have to be noted. Theoretical phase and gain margins will have to be manually computed for each gain settings.
  10. DESIGN OF LEAD AND LAG COMPENSATION USING CACSAD TOOLS (Plant transfer function will be provided. Step response is to be obtained. (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).
  11. STATE VARIABLE ANALYSIS USING CACSAD COMMAND TOOL. Familiarization and use of CACSAD command for state variable analysis. Obtaining transfer function from SV model and vice versa. Obtaining step response for a SISO system given in SV form. (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).
  12. STATE VARIABLE ANALYSIS USING CACSAD BLOCK DIAGRAM TOOL. Familiarization and use of CACSAD BLOCK DIAGRAM TOOL for state variable analysis. Obtaining step response and initial condition response for a single input, two output system given in SV form (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).
  13. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A DISCRETE TIME SYSTEM USING CACSAD TOOL. Familiarization and use of CACSAD block diagram tool for Digital Control System. Study of closed response of a continuous system with a digital controller with sample and hold. (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).
  14. STUDYING THE EFFECTS OF NONLINEARITY IN A FEEDBACK CONTROLLED SYSTEM USING TIME RESPONSE. Determination of step response with a limiter nonlinearity introduced into the forward path of 2nd order unity feedback control systems. The open loop plant will have one pole at the origin and the other pole will be in LHP or RHP. To verify that (i) with open loop stable pole, the response is slowed down for larger amplitude input and (ii) for unstable plant , the closed loop system may become oscillatory with large input amplitude. (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).
  15. STUDYING THE EFFECTS OF NONLINEARITY IN A FEEDBACK CONTROLLED SYSTEM USING PHASE PLANE PLOTS. Determination of phase plane trajectory and possibility of limit cycle of common nonlinearities. CACSAD block diagram tool will be used (PSPICE, MATLAB, SciLab may be used).

Power Electronics Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30 (4 students per set up)
  • Major equipment: Storage Oscilloscope , Different types of Trainer kit
  • Software available: MATLAB, CASPOC, PSIM

List of Experiments:

  1. Study of the characteristics of an SCR.
  2. Study of the characteristics of a TRIAC
  3. Study of different triggering circuits of an SCR.
  4. Study of the operation of a single phase full controlled bridge converter with R and R-L load.
  5. Study of performance of single phase half controlled symmetrical and asymmetrical bridge converters.
  6. Study of performance of step down chopper with R and R-L load.
  7. Study of performance of single phase controlled converter with and without source inductance (simulation)
  8. Study of performance of step up and step down chopper with MOSFET, IGBT and GTO as switch (simulation).
  9. Study of performance of single phase half controlled symmetrical and asymmetrical bridge converter. (Simulation)
  10. Study of performance of three phase controlled converter with R & R-L load (simulation)
  11. Introduction to PLC and different industrial applications.

Electric Drives Lab

  • Space: 110 sq. mtr.
  • Batch size: 30-35 (1 Computer for 1 student)
  • Major equipment: Computers, MATLAB software, AC Drive, DC Drive, PLC
  • Software available: MATLAB, CASPOC

List of Experiments:

  1. Study of thysistor controlled DC Drive.
  2. Study of Chopper fed DC Drive
  3. Study of AC Single phase motor-speed control using TRIAC.
  4. PWM Inverter fed 3 phase Induction Motor control using PSPICE / MATLAB / PSIM Software.
  5. VSI fed Induction motor Drive analysis using MATLAB/DSPICE/PSIM Software.
  6. CSI fed Induction motor Drive analysis using MATLAB/DSPICE/PSIM Software.
  7. Study of V/f control operation of 3F induction motor drive.
  8. Study of permanent magnet synchronous motor drive fed by PWM Inverter using Software.
  9. Regenerative / Dynamic braking operation for DC Motor - Study using software.
  10. Regenerative / Dynamic braking operation of AC motor - study using software.
  11. PC/PLC based AC/DC motor control operation.

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