About the Department

Electronics and Communication Engineering is a rapidly growing field with new ideas emerging into it in every other second. The department was established in the year 2009 in order to render services to meet the growing global challenges of Engineering Industries and Organizations. The department offers Under Graduate Programme and Post Graduate Programme (M.E. VLSI Design) with an intake of 60 and 9 students respectively. The department has also been recognized as a research center for carrying out Ph.D Programme under Anna University. The department imparts high quality technical knowledge in the areas of Semiconductor Devices, Design of Electronic Circuits, Signal Processing, Electromagnetic Field Theory, Communication Engineering, Computer Hardware Interface, VLSI, Embedded Systems and Biomedical Instrumentation.

  • VISION

    To become a most sought after centre of learning in Electronics and Communication Engineering to produce engineers possessing domain knowledge with research focus to meet socio-economic needs.

  • MISSION

    DM 1: To adopt a systematic and technology enabled teaching-learning process with an ability to contribute for research.

    DM 2: To develop electronics and communication engineers with managerial skills and life-long learning practices, for sustainable economic growth beneficial to the society.

    DM 3: To establish centre of excellance in VLSI technologies and Embedded systems and provide a creative environment with industry linked initiatives for encouraging innovation.

From The HOD’S Desk

Dr.S.R. Barkunan Head of the Department

Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology is one of the best engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University. All the faculty members are dedicated and skillful. The students admitted at ACET, are guided to achieve their goals along with good counseling. Every year the college has University Rank Holders – which is one more feather in the cap of the institution.

Our department has been recognized as a Research Center by Anna University, Chennai from 01-11-2017 onwards. We, as a team resolve to take the department to heights of success and glory and prepare the students for the forthcoming challenges of real life. We are confident that our students will emerge as assets not only to this institution and to the organization they belong, but also to the country at large. We are a preferred partner to the industry and community for contribution towards their economic and social development by providing high quality manpower through excellence in teaching, research and consultancy. ACET is recognized as a point of reference, a catalyst, a facilitator, a trend setter and a leader in technical education. Our Alumni network involves Entrepreneurs, Teaching professionals, Managers and Administrators at the highest levels in their respective fields.

One has to be proud for studying at ACET. It is an icon in the field of engineering education, which stands with eminence to serve the people of this country.

Program Outcomes (POs)
  • PO 1 : Engineering knowledge : Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO 2 : Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • PO 3 : 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
  • 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.
  • PO 5 : 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PO 8 : Ethics : Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • PO 9 : Individual and Team work : Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • PSO 1: To analyze, design and develop solutions by applying fundamental concepts of analog and digital electronic systems and by using relevant IT tools.
  • PSO 2: To adapt to emerging information and communication technologies (ICT) for facilitating research and innovation committed to professional ethics and relevant engineering practices.
  • PSO 3: To possess managerial skills, cultivate team work and practice independent and life-long learning, to keep abreast of the technological developments.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • PEO 1: The graduates will be able to pursue research, or have a successful career in academia or industries associated with Electronics and Communication Engineering, or as entrepreneurs.
  • PEO 2: The graduates will be able to apply fundamental concepts and also advanced techniques in industrial applications and applied research to build span nation with ethical values.
  • PEO 3: The graduates will be able to critically analyze existing literature in an area of specialization and research oriented methodologies to solve the problems identified.
Course Outcomes (COs)

SEMESTER – III

MA8352-LINEAR ALGEBRA AND PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

  • CO1: Explain the fundamental concepts of advanced algebra and their role in modern 38 mathematics and applied contexts.
  • CO2: Demonstrate accurate and efficient use of advanced algebraic techniques.
  • CO3: Demonstrate their mastery by solving non – trivial problems related to the concepts and by proving simple theorems about the statements proven by the text.
  • CO4: Able to solve various types of partial differential equations.
  • CO5: Able to solve engineering problems using Fourier series.

EC8393-FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA STRUCTURES IN C

  • CO1: Implement linear and non-linear data structure operations using C.
  • CO2: Suggest appropriate linear / non-linear data structure for any given dataset.
  • CO3: Apply hashing concepts for a given problem.
  • CO4: Modify or suggest new data structure for an application.
  • CO5: Appropriately choose the sorting algorithm for an application.

EC8351-ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS – I

  • CO1: Acquire knowledge of Working principles, characteristics and applications of BJT and FET , Frequency response characteristics of BJT and FET amplifiers.
  • CO2: Analyze the performance of small signal BJT and FET amplifiers – single stage and multi stage amplifiers.
  • CO3: Apply the knowledge gained in the design of Electronic circuits.

EC8352-SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS

  • CO1: To be able to determine if a given system is linear/causal/stable.
  • CO2: Capable of determining the frequency components present in a deterministic signal.
  • CO3: Capable of characterizing LTI systems in the time domain and frequency domain.
  • CO4: To be able to compute the output of an LTI system in the time and frequency domains.

EC8392-DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

  • CO1: Use digital electronics in the present contemporary world.
  • CO2: Design various combinational digital circuits using logic gates.
  • CO3: Do the analysis and design procedures for synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits.
  • CO4: Use the semiconductor memories and related technology.
  • CO5: Use electronic circuits involved in the design of logic gates.

EC8391-CONTROL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

  • CO1: Identify the various control system components and their representations.
  • CO2: Analyze the various time domain parameters.
  • CO3: Analysis the various frequency response plots and its system.
  • CO4: Apply the concepts of various system stability criterions.
  • CO5: Design various transfer functions of digital control system using state variable models.

SEMESTER – IV

MA8451-PROBABILITY AND RANDOM PROCESSES

  • CO1: Understand the fundamental knowledge of the concepts of probability and have knowledge of standard distributions which can describe real life phenomenon.
  • CO2: Understand the basic concepts of one and two dimensional random variables and apply in engineering applications.
  • CO3: Apply the concept random processes in engineering disciplines.
  • CO4: Understand and apply the concept of correlation and spectral densities.
  • CO5: The students will have an exposure of various distribution functions and help in acquiring skills in handling situations involving more than one variable. Able to analyze the response of random inputs to linear time invariant systems.

EC8452-ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS – II

  • CO1: Analyze different types of amplifier, oscillator and multivibrator circuits.
  • CO2: Design BJT amplifier and oscillator circuits.
  • CO3: Analyze transistorized amplifier and oscillator circuits.
  • CO4: Design and analyze feedback amplifiers.
  • CO5: Design LC and RC oscillators, tuned amplifiers, wave shaping circuits,multivibrators,power amplifier and DC convertors.

EC8491-COMMUNICATION THEORY

  • CO1: Design AM communication systems.
  • CO2: Design Angle modulated communication systems.
  • CO3: Apply the concepts of Random Process to the design of Communication systems.
  • CO4: Analyze the noise performance of AM and FM systems.
  • CO5: Gain knowledge in sampling and quantization.

EC8451- ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS

  • CO1: Display an understanding of fundamental electromagnetic laws and concepts.
  • CO2: Write Maxwell’s equations in integral, differential and phasor forms and explain their physical meaning.
  • CO3: Explain electromagnetic wave propagation in lossy and in loss less media.
  • CO4: Solve simple problems requiring estimation of electric and magnetic field quantities based on these concepts and laws.

EC8453-LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

  • CO1: Design linear and non linear applications of OP–AMPS.
  • CO2: Design applications using analog multiplier and PLL.
  • CO3: Design ADC and DAC using OP–AMPS.
  • CO4: Generate waveforms using OP–AMP Circuits.
  • CO5: Analyze special function ICs.

GE8291-ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

  • CO1: Environmental Pollution or problems cannot be solved by mere laws.
  • CO2: Public participation is an important aspect which serves the environmental Protection. One will obtain knowledge on the following after completing the course.
  • CO3: Public awareness of environmental is at infant stage.
  • CO4: Ignorance and incomplete knowledge has lead to misconceptions.
  • CO5: Development and improvement in std. of living has lead to serious environmental disasters.

SEMESTER – V

EC8501-DIGITAL COMMUNICATION

  • CO1: Design PCM systems.
  • CO2: Design and implement base band transmission schemes.
  • CO3: Design and implement band pass signaling schemes.
  • CO4: Analyze the spectral characteristics of band pass signaling schemes and their noise performance.
  • CO5: Design error control coding schemes.

EC8553-DISCRETE TIME SIGNAL PROCESSING

  • CO1: Apply DFT for the analysis of digital signals and systems.
  • CO2: Design IIR and FIR filters.
  • CO3: Characterize the effects of finite precision representation on digital filters.
  • CO4: Design multirate filters.
  • CO5: Apply adaptive filters appropriately in communication systems.

EC8552-COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZATION

  • CO1: Describe data representation, instruction formats and the operation of a digital computer.
  • CO2: Illustrate the fixed point and floating-point arithmetic for ALU operation.
  • CO3: Discuss about implementation schemes of control unit and pipeline performance.
  • CO4: Explain the concept of various memories, interfacing and organization of multiple processors.
  • CO5: Discuss parallel processing technique and unconventional architectures.

EC8551-COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

  • CO1: Identify the components required to build different types of networks.
  • CO2: Choose the required functionality at each layer for given application.
  • CO3: Identify solution for each functionality at each layer.
  • CO4: Trace the flow of information from one node to another node in the network.

GE8077-TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

  • CO1: The student would be able to apply the tools and techniques of quality management to manufacturing and services processes.

OCE551-AIR POLLUTION AND CONTROL ENGINEERING

  • CO1: An understanding of the nature and characteristics of air pollutants, noise pollution and basic concepts of air quality management.
  • CO2: Ability to identify, formulate and solve air and noise pollution problems.
  • CO3: Ability to design stacks and particulate air pollution control devices to meet applicable standards.
  • CO4: Ability to select control equipment.
  • CO5: Ability to ensure quality, control and preventive measures.

SEMESTER – VI

EC8691-MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROCONTROLLERS

  • CO1: Understand and execute programs based on 8086 microprocessor.
  • CO2: Design Memory Interfacing circuits.
  • CO3: Design and interface I/O circuits.
  • CO4: Design and implement 8051 microcontroller based systems.

EC8095-VLSI DESIGN

  • CO1: Realize the concepts of digital building blocks using MOS transistor.
  • CO2: Design combinational MOS circuits and power strategies.
  • CO3: Design and construct Sequential Circuits and Timing systems.
  • CO4: Design arithmetic building blocks and memory subsystems.
  • CO5: Apply and implement FPGA design flow and testing.

EC8652-WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

  • CO1: Characterize a wireless channel and evolve the system design specifications.
  • CO2: Design a cellular system based on resource availability and traffic demands.
  • CO3: Identify suitable signaling and multipath mitigation techniques for the wireless channel and system under consideration.

MG8591-PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

  • CO1: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to have clear understanding.
  • CO2: Managerial functions like planning, organizing, staffing, leading & controlling and have same basic knowledge on international aspect of management.

EC8651-TRANSMISSION LINES AND RF SYSTEMS

  • CO1: Explain the characteristics of transmission lines and its losses.
  • CO2: Write about the standing wave ratio and input impedance in high frequency transmission lines.
  • CO3: Analyze impedance matching by stubs using smith charts.
  • CO4: Analyze the characteristics of TE and TM waves.
  • CO5: Design a RF transceiver system for wireless communication.

EC8004-WIRELESS NETWORKS

  • CO1: Conversant with the latest 3G/4G networks and its architecture.
  • CO2: Design and implement wireless network environment for any application using latest wireless protocols and standards.
  • CO3: Ability to select the suitable network depending on the availability and requirement.
  • CO4: Implement different type of applications for smart phones and mobile devices with latest network strategies.

HS8581-PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

  • CO1: Make effective presentations.
  • CO2: Participate confidently in Group Discussions.
  • CO3: Attend job interviews and be successful in them.
  • CO4: Develop adequate Soft Skills required for the workplace.

SEMESTER – VII

EC8701-ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING

  • CO1: Apply the basic principles and evaluate antenna parameters and link power budgets.
  • CO2: Design and assess the performance of various antennas.
  • CO3: Design a microwave system given the application specifications.

EC8751-OPTICAL COMMUNICATION

  • CO1: Realize basic elements in optical fibers, different modes and configurations.
  • CO2: Analyze the transmission characteristics associated with dispersion and polarization techniques.
  • CO3: Design optical sources and detectors with their use in optical communication system.
  • CO4: Construct fiber optic receiver systems, measurements and coupling techniques.
  • CO5: Design optical communication systems and its networks.

EC8791-EMBEDDED AND REAL TIME SYSTEMS

  • CO1: Describe the architecture and programming of ARM processor.
  • CO2: Outline the concepts of embedded systems.
  • CO3: Explain the basic concepts of real time operating system design.
  • CO4: Model real-time applications using embedded-system concepts.

EC8702-AD HOC AND WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

  • CO1: Know the basics of Ad hoc networks and Wireless Sensor Networks.
  • CO2: Apply this knowledge to identify the suitable routing algorithm based on the network and user requirement.
  • CO3: Apply the knowledge to identify appropriate physical and MAC layer protocols.
  • CO4: Understand the transport layer and security issues possible in Ad hoc and sensor networks.
  • CO5: Be familiar with the OS used in Wireless Sensor Networks and build basic modules.