Paper Publications

 
  • Pradeep kumar, S. Naveen,M. Navinkumar,G. Raja, S. Sivasubramani., “ Advanced safety braking system by using Controlled fluid flow” International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, Volume-6 Issue-1, 2018.

  • Pradeep Kumar, Vaishali. V, Lakshmi Priya. B, Mohamudha Jumana Hasin. A, Logeshwaren. T, “Hydraulic Cassava Harvester” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume: 08 Issue: 03, Mar 2021.

  • Pradeep Kumar, M.M. Pujara, S. Gokul,  M. Gomathi,  N. Muthukumar,” Solar Powered Smart Irrigation System” International Journal of Advances in Agricultural Science and Technology, Vol.8 Issue.3, pg. 48-56, March-2021.

  • J.Praveenkumar, K.Pradeepkumar, “Natural Fiber Jute and Egg Shell Powder as Filler Material” International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT) –Volume23, Number 1- May 2015.

  • Vinayak koli, Sudham, Vijay kumar I B, Sumangala Patil, Dr KS Badarinarayan, “Solar Agro Sprayer with Night Vision” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), Volume: 03 Issue: 06, June-2016.

  • Pradeep kumar, S. Naveen, M. Navinkumar, G. Raja, S. Sivasubramani,” Design and Fabrication of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and pollution Control System in Petrol Engine” International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, ISSN:2348-2079, Volume-6, Issue-1, 2018.

  • K. Pradeepkumar, B. Kavin, S. Manoj, R. Nanthakumar, S. Prabanjan, “ 90 Degree Rotate Steering Mechanism In Electrical Cars” International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, ISSN: 2348-2079, Volume-7, Issue-2, 2019.

  • Pradeepkumar, S. Akilan, M. Gobinath, D. Gowtham, M. Guruprasath, “Design and fabrication of portable solar operated chemical sprayer”, International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, ISSN:2348-2079, Volume-7 Issue-2, 2019.

  • J. PraveenKumar and K. pradeepkumar, “Natural Fiber Composite Using Epoxy Reinforcement: A Review” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, ISSN 0973-4562 Volume 9, Number 23, 2014

  • Pradeep Kumar, C. Sridhar, M. Somanathan, D. Sivasankaran, R. Srinath, “Advanced safety braking system by using Controlled fluid flow” International Journal of Advanced and Innovative Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2016.

  • Vanitha, V. Ravikumar, T. sherene Jenita Rajammal, “Ammonia Volatilization From Flooded Rice Soil Using CAS And OSC Methods” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, ISSN: 0022-457X, 2020.

  • Jeya Prakash, B. Soundara, S. Christian Johnson, “Sustainability Of No-Fine Concrete With Fibre Reinforcement” Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, ISSN: 2131–2143, 2020.

  • Ashokkumar, R. Divyadharshini, R. Jayaprakash Thirumaran, “Analysing Smart Security and Monitoring device Using IOT and Manual Method for Agriculture” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN: 0974-5823, 2020.

  • B. Rubika, M. Sneha, N. Mukilan, N. Kiruthiga, “Performance Analysis of Forced Convective V-Groove Solar Air Heater for Drying Tomota Slices” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN: 0974-5823, 2020.

  • Aswin, G. Manobala, M. Dhananivitha, E. Manickavalli, “Solar Operated Brush Cutter” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, ISSN: 0974-5823, 2020.

 

Book Publications

 
  • S. Vanitha, “Application of HEC-HMS Model for Runoff Dynamics” Agriculture and Environment E-Newsletter, AEN-2021-02-05-023, 2020-21.

  • S. Vanitha, “Biodegradable Plastic Mulching” Agrigate Magazine, AG-12-09.

  • K. K. Sri Mohana Priya “Value Addition in Bael Fruit” Agriculture and food E-Newslettter, ISSN-2581-8317, 2020-21.

 

Faculty Achievements

 
  • S. Vanitha received Emerging Scientist award from International scientist awards on Engineering, Science and Medicine. VDGOOD Technology Factory (2020-21)

  • S. Vanitha received Best Presenter award from 6th National Youth Convention on “Innovation and Agricultural Reforms towards Farmers Prosperity, Professor Jayashanker telangana state Agricultural University (2020-21)

  • S. Vanitha received Best Young Scientist Award from PEARL-A Foundation for Educational Excellence awards to Higher Education in India (2020-21)

  • Pradeepkumar received Best Faculty Advisor Award from Indian Society for Technical Education (2019-20)

Lab Facilities

 
The following labs are available in the Agricultural Engineering Department:
  • Crop production Laboratory
  • Soil science Laboratory
  • Farm implement and Equipment Laboratory
  • Farm tractors and Engines Laboratory
  • Irrigation and drainage Laboratory
  • Crop Process Engineering Laboratory
  • Unit operations Laboratory
  • Food and dairy Engineering Laboratory

CROP PRODUCTION LABORATORY

The laboratory focuses on practicing the students in crop cultivation. This lab helps the students to enhance their knowledge about seed selection, nursery preparation, cultivation practice, water management,  pest and disease management.

 

SOIL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING LABORATORY

     Soil science laboratory helps the students to obtain adequate knowledge in accessing in both physical and engineering behavior of soils through laboratory test tube procedures. This lab is equipped with various equipment to the soil quality.

 

List of Equipments

  1. Hydraulic conductivity
  2. Double ring infiltrometer
  3. Soil core sampler made seam less steel
  4. Screw auger
  5. Robinson pipette
  6. Digital pH meter

 

FARM IMPLEMENT AND EQUIPMENT LABORATORY

    Farm implements and equipment play a very important role in agricultural operations. Their availability makes the work much easier and faster. The lab is equipped with tillage, land preparation, sowing, weeding, and fertilizer equipment, where students undergo agricultural practices to increase the production and productivity of different crops through farm mechanization.

 

List of Equipments

  1. Mouldboard Plough
  2. Bund Former
  3. Leveller
  4. Ridge Plough
  5. Disc Harrow
  6. Disc Plough
  7. Spade
  8. Rotary Duster
  9. Hand Hoe
  10. Sickle
  11. Head Pan/Iron Pot
  12. Cono Weeder
  13. Rocker Arm Sprayer
  14. Crow Bar
  15. Chisel Plough
  16. Rotavator
  17. Cultivator

FARM TRACTORS AND ENGINES LABORATORY

     A farm tractor is a vehicle designed and used primarily in agricultural operations for drawing or operating other farm machines, equipment, and implements of husbandry. The lab is equipped with farm tractors and engines that help students understand the basic engine operating systems, tractor operation, and maintenance practices. 

 

List of Equipments:

  1. Two Stroke Petrol Engine
  2. Four Stroke Diesel Engine
  3. Steering System
  4. Air Cleaner
  5. Differential Unit and Rear Axle
  6. Oil Pump
  7. Gear Transmission System
  8. Piston
  9. Camshaft
  10. Crankshaft
  11. Clutch System
  12. Tractor Front Tyre
  13. Tractor Rear Tyre
  14. Tractor Engine – Cut Section

 

IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE ENGINEERING LABORATORY

     The irrigation and drainage laboratory in agricultural engineering educates students in the field of open channel and ground water in combination with engineering principles and to understand soil, water and plant relationship. And how they can be applied to better manage surface and ground water resources. And also provide such kind of facilities for agricultural engineers to measure the basic data required for planning and designing of different irrigation projects.

 

List of Equipments

  1. Soil tensiometer
  2. Drip irrigation accessories
  3. Sprinkler irrigation accessories
  4. Open pan evaporimeter
  5. Weir notch flow measurement
  6. Weir notch flow apparatus

 

CROP PROCESS ENGINEERING LABORATORY

    In crop process engineering, all operations are carried out after the harvesting of food and industrial crops. The lab enables the students to understand the processing technology of various agricultural products including cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, and animal products.

 

List of Equipments

  1. Paddy Parboiling Unit
  2. Inclined Belt Separator
  3. Tray Dryer
  4. Spiral Separator
  5. Porosity Apparatus
  6. Coefficient of Friction Apparatus
  7. Angle of Repose-Round type
  8. Angle of Repose-L type
  9. Dhal mill
  10. Screw conveyor
  11. Rubber Roll Sheller
  12. Bucket Elevator
  13. Cleaner cum Grader
  14. Thin Layer Dryer

 

UNIT OPERATIONS LABORATORY

    The laboratory is well equipped with the various types of mills and seperators. Guidance is provided to the students by a team of expert faculty and lab technicians. Students are supported to create innovative ideas to develop modern mills.

 

List of Equipments

  1. Centrifugal separator
  2. Hot air oven
  3. Cyclone separator
  4. Shieve shaker
  5. Ball mill
  6. Pin mill
  7. Burr mill
  8. Hammer mill
  9. Grain moisture meter – probe and digital

 

FOOD AND DAIRY ENGINEERING LABORATORY

    Food and dairy laboratory support regulatory analysis of food and agro products. The laboratory equipped to analyze the physico-chemical characteristics of food materials including raw materials and finished products which helps the agricultural engineers to gain a broad-spectrum knowledge on processing of food materials and testing of samples.

 

List of equipment

  1. Laminar air flow chamber
  2. Gerber centrifuge
  3. Hot air oven
  4. Microwave oven
  5. Incubator
  6. Tray dryer
  7. Water bath
  8. Digital ph meter
  9. Cream separator
  10. Refrigerator
  11. Digital thermometer
  12. Lactometer
  13. Gun thermometer
 

One Credit Course

MoUs

Student Activities

 
  • Local visit to Biofertilizer Production Unit and Seed Processing Centre at Bhavani
  • Exposure visit to experience of Slopes, Contours, and Ravines
  • Visit to Centre of Excellence (Israeli Funded Project) in Horticulture
  • Local visit to Parimalam Mahal “Agri Expo” at Thindal
  • Field visit to inspect Paddy Harvester in operation at Pallipalayam
  • Local visit to Soil Testing Laboratory of State Department of Agriculture at Thindal
  • Exposure visit to Agri Expo, Codissia at Coimbatore
  • Industrial visit to Escorts Tractor company at Hosur
  • Field visit to Farmers holding at Namakkal running of tractors and other farm machineries
  • Industrial visit to Sakthi Sugars Crushing Factory Site at Appakudal
  • Visit to St. Stanleys Mettur Dam water spread area, Storage point and point of delivery at Mettur
  • Industrial visit to manufacturing of Tea and Chocolate factories at Ooty
  • Industrial visit to Jain Irrigation demonstration farm and water storage dams at Udumalpet