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Agriculture Department

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Department of Agriculture Engineering
Vision

To create competitive man power in the field of Agriculture Engineering, for the advantage of mankind.

Mission

To create a conducive learning environment to make students as competent engineers.

To nurture the entrepreneurial ability among students.

To maintain sustainable development for creative learning to serve the engineering society.

To inculcate human values and sensitivity.

Welcome to Department of Agriculture Engineering
Department of Agriculture Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOS)

Bachelor of Agriculture Engineering curriculum is designed to impart Knowledge, Skill and Attitude on the graduates to

Have a sound knowledge in mathematical and Agriculture engineering aspects for solving engineering problems.

Expertise in the areas of design, thermal, materials and manufacturing.

Practice their profession with good communication, leadership, ethics and social responsibility.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

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.

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.

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.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

Ability to apply their knowledge to design and analysis by using software tools.

Engage them professionally in industries or as entrepreneurs in the field of manufacturing and design.

Department of Agriculture Engineering

UG Course

Agriculture Engineering

About the Course

Do you have the passion towards Agriculture, Then Join Agriculture Engineering!

Be a world leader to use technology in Agriculture

Agriculture Engineer able to

1. Design and testing of Agriculture machinery components and equipments, using computer aided design technology

2. Design food processing plants and supervise manufacturing operations

3. Plan and direct construction of rural electric-power distribution systems

4. Design structure to store and process crops

5. Provide advice on water quality and issues related to managing pollution, controlling rivers, protecting and using other water resources

6. Design and supervise environmental and land reclamation projects in agriculture and related industries

7. Plan the Farm structure, Farm drainage, Soil Management and Erosion control, Water supply & Irrigation and processing of Farm products

You can expand your current Agriculture resource to the world level. You can learn agriculture automation for higher productivity.

Job opportunities

1. Independently involve in agriculture and Crop production

2. Indian public service and Engineering service

3. Management, Scientific and technical consulting services

4. Professors in Colleges, universities, and schools

5. Work in government agriculture sector (federal government excluding postal service.

Department of Agriculture Engineering

ActivitiesFacilities

Our Agriculture Engineering Students are attended In-plant Training and industrial Visit at various Industries

III year and II year Students are visited the AGRI Expo 2022 organized by SPIC, Salem

IV year and II year Students are visited the Agri & Dairy Tech 2022 organized by UTFI, Erode

Organized a National workshop “New Technology in Agriculture on 25-Nov-2019 at TKEC.

S.NO No. of. Students Date of Visit Company Details Place
1 20 22-Nov to 7-Dec 2021
Sree Sai & Co Bhavani
2 25 01-Dec to 05-Dec 2019
Aavin Salem
Department of Agriculture Engineering

ACHIEVEMENTS

Award on National Level Technical Symposium “MACSPARKZ 2K21” on 30-Nov-2021 at RVS Technical Campus, Coimbatore.

S.NO Namen Event Award photo
1 S.Madhan Paper Presentation
2nd Prize
2 S.Arul Photographic Contest
1st Prize

Award on National Level Technical Symposium “BITPAY2K21” on 16-Nov-2021 at Periyar University, Salem

S.NO Namen Event Award photo
1 S.Kalaiarasan Technical Quiz
2nd Prize
2 S.Arul Paper Presentation
1st Prize

Award on National Level Technical Symposium “ELIXIR’21” on 31-March-2021 at Karpaga Vinayaga College of Engineering and Technology, Chengalpattu.

S.NO Namen Event Award photo
1 S.Arul Paper Presentation
1st Prize
Department of Agriculture Engineering

IV year Students are visited the Agri & Dairy Tech 2022 organized by UTFI, Erode

Department of Agriculture Engineering

Laboratory Facilities

Survey Practical Laboratory

Advanced Total Station With Survey Software

Global Positioning System (GPS)

Theodolites

Auto Levels

Dumpy Levels

Tilting Level

Tacheometer

Subtense Bar

Compass (Prismatic & Surveyors)

Pocket Stereoscope

Operation and Maintenance of Farm Machinery Lab

Tracto

Power tiller

Disc plough

Disc harrow

Multi tyne cultivator

Paddy Transplanter

Seed drill

Spayer

Mower

Weeder

Combine harvester

POST HARVEST ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Hot air oven

Muffle furnace

Junkers gas calorimeter

Model of Biogas and Deenabandhu biogas plant

Biogas scrubbing unit

Gasifier - Lab Scale

Pyrolysis unit

Biogas/ Producer gas dual fuel Engine

Briquetting Machine - Lab Scale

Automatic weather station

Solar water heater

Solar dryer

Solar PV training kit

Cream separator

Solar PV water pumping system

IRRIGATION FIELD LABORATORY

Meteorological lab with Cup counter anemometer, Sunshine recorder, Open pan vaporimeter, Stevenson’s screen - Dry bulb, wet bulb thermometers, recording and nonrecording type rain gauge

Double ring infiltrometer

Digital infiltrometer

Parshall flume, cut throat flume

V notch, Rectangular notch and trapezoidal notch

Drip irrigation system with all accessories

Sprinkler irrigation system with all accessories

stop watches

Weighing balance

Weeder

Catch cans, measuring jars

Food Process Engineering Laboratory

Extruder

Pasteurizer

Hot air oven

Hand refractometer

Dessicator

Dean and Stark‟ s apparatus

Cabinet dryer

Soxhlet flask

Distillation column

Kjeldahl flask

Distillation apparatus

Microwave oven

Distillation apparatus ars

Cream separator

Butter churner

RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY

Hot air oven

Muffle furnace

Junkers gas calorimeter

Bomb calorimeter

Model of Biogas and Deenabandhu biogas plant

Biogas scrubbing unit

Gasifier - Lab Scale

Pyrolysis unit

Biogas/ Producer gas dual fuel Engine

Briquetting Machine - Lab Scale

Automatic weather station

Solar water heater

Solar dryer

Solar PV training kit

Solar PV water pumping system

Department of Agriculture Engineering

ICT IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Timing devices and small pumps for simulations

Solenoid valves and layout of drip or sprinkler system

Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR)

Digital thermometer

Breadboards, relays

MATLAB software

Other facilities for cloud resources, agro advisory systems


GIS LABORATORY FOR AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS

Measurement of relief displacement using parallax bar - parallax bar

Stereoscopic vision test – Pocket mirror Stereoscope

Aerial photo interpretation – visual , Satellite images interpretation – visual - Light table

Digital thermometer

QGIS, GIS, Geo-referencing of images software