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M.Tech in Power and Energy Systems [Full Time](M.Tech.)

Course Duration

4 Semesters
(2 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

B E / B.Tech. in EE / EEE / ECE / CSE /MS /M.Sc. IN Mathematics/Physics/Electronics/ Information Technology or Information Science with a minimum of 50% (45% in case of SC/ST) marks in aggregate of any recognized University / Institution or AMIE or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Overview

Electrical Engineering is a discipline of engineering that deals with natural resources for power generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electric power. The growth of power sector in India and the world is creating a demand for specialists in power and energy system engineers which in turn increases the demand for this programme at REVA University.

The phenomenon of Global Warming caused by carbon dioxide, generated from the combustion of fossil fuels and other human activities, is largely responsible for the present global climate change. Exceeding the limits of carbon dioxide presence of 450 ppm, by the year 2050, in the atmosphere, could have dangerous consequences for the continuation of human civilisation. In order to maintain carbon dioxide well within predicted safe limits in the atmosphere, governments across the world are encouraging the harnessing of renewable sources for power generation. At present, the total installed capacity of solar power and wind power are 330 GW and 486 GW respectively against a total installed capacity of 16,000 GW. By the year 2040, it is estimated that more than 40% of the then total installed power will be generated from renewable energy sources. A distinct trend has been observed in Europe, India, and many other countries across the world where households, offices, and even university campuses are installing roof-top solar power plants for meeting their energy needs. As we move towards the future, the domestic installation of solar and micro wind power will witness a dramatic shift and the cost of solar panels will, correspondingly, come down. Simultaneously, one can also see innovative, cost-effective, micro windmills coming into the market. Thus, in the future, it is expected that a large number of houses, offices, and institutions will become zero energy-draw houses meaning they will not draw energy from the power grid beyond the local boundary of the building clusters. The end-use devices and gadgets will, at the same time, become more energy efficient and rooftop-mounted power plants will be coupled with batteries for energy storage. We can also see a scenario where Battery manufacturers will be able to develop high energy density and lightweight batteries having long endurance. In India, during the eighties and the nineties of the 20th Century, people had to wait for several years to get a telephone connection. The advent of mobile phones has revolutionised the communication sector across the country and touched the lives of all of us irrespective of economic and social status. Samuel Bodman, the former US Energy Secretary, once said in a speech, ”As the technology for solar cells gets better and better, this form of clean, renewable energy will find more applications that take up less space and produce more electricity, to meet the energy needs of our homes, schools, and businesses.” Surely the installation of roof-top, power plants will be able to revolutionise the power sector of our country given that India is in a position to generate solar energy almost throughout the year. India has one National Grid with an installed capacity of 344.00 GW as on 31 May 2018 out of which 69.02 GW is from renewable energy sources. India's being very active in the renewable energy sector would like to achieve an installed total capacity of 175 GW by 31 March 2022, and the central Govt. has set up a US$350 million fund to finance the solar projects.

With the world and India’s population growing, the per capita income of Indians is also growing approximately at 8%and the power sector is growing with a CAGR of 5.7%, and the world, as well as the Government of India, is investing in the installation of large renewable energy power plants as well as conventional power plants to meet the ever-increasing needs of electric power. This growth of the power sector is creating a demand for specialist Power and Energy Systems engineers.

The School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at REVA UNIVERSITY offers M.Tech., in Power and Energy Systems –a postgraduate programme to create motivated, innovative, creative, and thinking graduates to fill the roles of Power and Energy Systems Engineers who can conceptualize, design, analyse, develop, install and operate power and energy supply systems to meet the demands of the Society.

The companies like Bechtel Group, BICC Group, General Electric Co., AC Gentrol,Inc , Alstom Energy, American Environmental International, Inc., Applied Engineering/UETM (producer of hydropower generation equipment & services.), Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), Baylor Company, Beckwith Electric Co. Inc., Besicorp Group, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) , Schneider Electric Infrastructure, Siemens, Yokogawa India, and many others are in the business of power and energy systems.

UNIVERSITY would like to add to the growing human resources needs of Power and Energy Systems engineers through its M.Tech. programme in Power and Energy Systems.

Course Curriculum

01 Applied Mathematics

02 Computer Aided Power System Operation and Analysis

03 Power System Protection

04 Analysis of Power Converters

05 Soft Core Elective 1 :

  • Project Management & Report writing
  • Power system Instrumentation
  • SCADA and PLC System and Application
  • Energy Storage Technology

06 Soft Core Elective 2 :

  • FACTS Controller
  • Grid Integration to Renewable Energy System
  • Reactive Power Management
  • vRecent Trends in Grid Technology (Smart Grid)

01 Solar Energy System

02 Energy Conservation and Demand side Management

03 HVDC Transmission

04 Soft Core Elective 1 :

  • Electric vehicle
  • AC-DC Drives
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • FPGA Application

05 Soft Core Elective 2 :

  • Power Quality and Harmonics Mitigation
  • EMC / EMI / Power Transients
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Wind energy System

06 Soft Core Elective 3 :

  • Multilevel Inverter
  • Environmental Impacts of Energy Conversion and Safety
  • Trouble shooting & Maintenance of equipment
  • Green Building Technology

01 Soft Core Elective 1 :

  • Electricity Regulations
  • Power System Dynamics and Control
  • Power Economics & Trading
  • Project Management & Report writing

02 Open Elective subject offered by other school

03 Skill Development Programme / Certification programme

04 Mini Project / Internship

05 Soft Core : MOOC/SWAYAM/self study component

06 Soft Core : Yoga/Sports/Performing Arts

01 Project Work and Dissertation

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

PEO-1

Carry out research work in the field of power electronics and update knowledge in the field of study.

PEO-2

Work as a member of a team for successful career and communicate effectively in multidisciplinary environment with highest ethics to propagate ideas and promote teamwork.

PEO-3

Attain intellectual leadership skills to cater to the changing needs of power electronic industry, academia, society and environment

Programme Outcomes (POs)

After undergoing this programme, a student will be able to:

PO 1

Able to design and develop power electronics for power system.

PO 2

Deliver technological solutions in the field of power electronics by assimilating advances in allied disciplines, apply independent judgment for synthesizing information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context

PO 3

Think laterally and originally, conceptualize and solve engineering problems related to power & energy systems, simulate and experiment the various technological advances in the field of power electronics using modern tools and techniques to arrive at feasible & optimal solutions

PO 4

Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, design power electronics for renewable energy systems to protect environment and ecosystems, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in power & energy systems

PO 5

Create, select, learn 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

PO 6

Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognize opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others

PO 7

Develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions

PO 8

Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively

PO 9

Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.

PO 10

Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society

PO 11

Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback.

Programme Handbooks

Programme Specific Outcomes

  • PSO-1 Apply the fundamentals of engineering knowledge to identify, formulate, design, develop and investigate complex engineering problems of power electronics, reactive power compensation, grid integration, renewable energy system, power quality, power electronic controllers for power & energy systems, automation & control systems, electrical machines and electric vehicle.
  • PSO-1 Apply the appropriate, state of the art techniques, technological advances and modern engineering hardware and software tools in power electronics to engage in life-long learning and to successfully adapt in multi-disciplinary environments

Career Opportunities

Power and Energy Engineers can develop solutions to our biggest energy challenges, including new green energy vehicles, building the smart grid and working to develop sustainable energy alternatives. The master programme nurtures the PES graduates to tackle various challenges in the areas of Power Quality, HVDC, Smart Grid, FACTS Controllers, Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy. They can choose their career paths in Government, Private and Research Sector. The PES Master Programme creates a career path in

  • Government & Public Sector- NTPC, NHPC, KPCL, HPCL, BPCL, BHEL, BEL, BEML, HAL, Coal India, Railways, Indian Defense, EIL, IOCL, HPCL, BPCL, SAIL, Metro, etc.
  • Power Generation Sector – Different types of Conventional Power Plants like Thermal Power, Hydro Power, Nuclear Power Plants , TATA Power, Adani Power, GMR Power, JSW Energy, Sterlite Energy, LANCO, etc.
  • Renewable Energy Sector- Solar PV Plants, Wind Power Plants, Biogas, Biomass Plants and Fuel Cells. RE Power, Suzlon Energy, Siemens, Azure Power etc.
  • Power Sector- Transmission Companies like PGCIL, KPTCL, APTRANSCO, and distribution companies like BESCOM , HESCOM, MESCOM, GESCOM, CESCOM, APSPDCL, APEPDCL, APCPDCL.
  • Research Institutes - CPRI, ISRO, DRDO, NAL, NPTI, PRDC, Raman Research Institute, etc.
  • Process Industries, Heavy, Medium & Small scale manufacturing Industries - TISCO, Schneider Electric, L&T, ABB, Kirloskar, GE, etc.
  • IT Industries and Automation Industries – Companies like, TCS, Infosys, IBM, Wipro, HCL, HPE, GE Automation India, Rockwell Automation, Siemens India Ltd, Honeywell Automation, ABB India
  • Electric Vehicles Sector- TATA Motors, KIA Electric, Mahindra, Kona Electric, etc.
  • Entrepreneurship – Self Employed New Ventures, Own Enterprise which can be in the field of Renewable and Electric Mobility.
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI FeeUS$ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50
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