DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
PONDICHERRY ENGINEERING COLLEGE

PONDICHERRY




Dr.A.Muthuramalingam, M.Tech., Ph.D.,
Professor
Phone:0413-2655281-288, Extn.:505
E-mail: amrlingam@pec.edu




Educational Profile:
Ph.D.(2002)
Specialization : Power Electronics and Drives
Institution : IIT, Madras
 
M.E(1985)
Course : Industrial Electronics
Institution : REC, Surathkal/(Now as NITK)
Class : First Class with distinction
 
B.E(1982)
Course : Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Institution : Annamalai University
Class : First Rank, First Class with Distinction
 
 

Experience:
Professional Experience:
  1. Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (Since 2009)
  2. Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (2006-2009)
  3. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College (1999-2006)
  4. Lecturer of EEE & ECE, PondicherryEngineeringCollege (1986-1999)

Publications:
Books Authored:
  1. Solutions to AC Drives Problems (as proposed by Dr.G.K.Dubey) is prepared with support of students of M.Tech (EDC) through Assignments and Discussions 2007.
  2. Power Electronic System Level Design for M.Tech in Electrical Drives and Control is prepared and used as Manual for PG Lab., 2005.
  3. Power Electronics Circuits and Systems for Virtual laboratory using Matlab-Simulink-PSB is prepared and used for Interactive Class Room Teaching for UG/PG students of EEE. 2004.

Journals:
  1. K.Sedhuraman, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (Accepted for publication in 2013) 'Neural Learning Adaptive System Using Simplified Reactive Power Reference Model based Speed Estimation in Sensorless Indirect Vector Controlled Induction Motor Drives', Archives of Electrical Engineering.
  2. K.Sedhuraman, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (June 2012) 'Reactive Power based Model Reference Neural Learning Adaptive System for Speed Estimation in Sensor-less Induction Motor Drives', The Journal of Engineering Research, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 17-26.
  3. A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (2012), "Performance comparison of neural architectures for online flux estimation for Sensorless Vector controlled IM Drives", Neural Computing Applications, Springer, Aug 2012, DOI 10.1007/s00521-012-1107
  4. A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (2012), " Nonlinear System Modelling using single neuron cascaded Neural Network for real time applications", ICTACT Journal on Soft Computing, Vol. 2 No. 3,2012, pp.309-318. ISSN 2229-6956.
  5. A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (2012) " A Robust RF-MRAS based Speed estimator using Neural Network as a reference model for Sensorless Vector controlled IM Drives", Control Theory and Informatics-IISTE, Vol. 2 No. 3,2012, pp.1-12. ISSN 2225-5774.
  6. K.Sedhuraman, A.Muthuramalingam and S.Himavathi (2011) "Performance comparison of Neural architectures for online speed estimation in sensorless IM Drives", World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol 60,2011, pp.1318-1325, ISSN-2010-3778.
  7. A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam (2011), "Novel SNC-NN-MRAS Based Speed Estimator for Sensor-less Vector Controlled IM Drives", International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vol.5, No. 2, pp. 73-78, ISSN-2010-3778.
  8. A.Chitra, S.Himavathi, A.Muthuramalingam (2010), "Design and FPGA Implementation of Rotor Resistance Estimator using Neural Learning Algorithms for Induction motor Drives", International journal of computational Intelligence Research,Vol.6,No. 4, pp.871-878, ISSN-0973-1873.
  9. K.Sedhuraman, A.Muthuramalingam and S.Himavathi (2010) " Single Neuron cascaded Neural Network Model based Speed estimation for Sensorless Induction motor Drives", ACEEE International Journal of Recent trends in Engineering and Technology, Vol 4,No.3, Nov 2010,pp.115-119, ISSN-2158-5555.
  10. A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, (2010), "Design of Feed-Forward Neural Network Based on-line Flux estimator for Sensorless Vector controlled Induction Motor Drives", ACEEE International Journal of Recent trends in Engineering and Technology, Vol 4,No.3, Nov 2010, pp.110-114. ISSN-2158-5555.
  11. A.Muthuramalingam and S. Himavathi (2009), "Evaluation of Power Factor Corrected AC - DC Converters and Controllers to meet UPS Performance Index", International Journal of Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Vol.3, No.1, pp.57-65, August 2009.
  12. S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, "FPGA Implementation of Neural Network Based On-line Stator Resistance Estimator for Induction Motor Drives", CiiT International Journal of Artificial Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning DOI: AIML062009004; Print: ISSN 0974 - 9667 & Online: ISSN 0974 - 9543, June 2009.
  13. A.Muthuramalingam and S.Himavathi, 'Performance Evaluation of Neural Network Based General purpose Space Vector Modulator", International Journal of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Vol.1, No.1, pp.19-26, May 2007.
  14. A.Muthuramalingam, S.Himavathi and E.Srinivasan, "Neural Network Implementation Using FPGA: -Issues and Application", International Journal of Information Technology, Vol.4, No.2, pp.86-92, May 2007.
  15. S.Himavathi, D.Anitha and A.Muthuramalingam, "Feed Forward Neural Network Implementation in FPGA Using Layer Multiplexing for Effective Resource Utilization", IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 18, no.3, pp.880-888, may 2007.
  16. A.Muthuramalingam, V.V.Sastry and P.A.Janakiraman, "Performance Evaluation of an FPGA Controlled Soft Switched Inverter" IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 21, no.4, pp.923-932, July 2006.

Papers Presented in Conference:
  1. A.Muthuramalingam, A.Venkadesan and S.Himavathi (2010), "On line flux estimator using single neuron cascaded model for Sensor-less vector controlled IM Drives", SDC 145, International Conference on Systems Dynamics and control (ICSDC-2010) organized by MIT, Manipal, Aug 2010, pp. x-x.
  2. S.Himavathi, K.Sedhuraman and A.Muthuramalingam (2010), "Neural Learning Algorithm for MRAS based speed estimation using Reactive power Technique in Sensorless IM Drives", SDC 143, International Conference on Systems Dynamics and control (ICSDC-2010) organized by MIT, Manipal, Aug 2010, pp. x-x.
  3. S.Himavathi, A.Muthuramalingam (2007), "FPGA Implementation of Neural Network Based On-line Stator Estimator for IM Drives" National Conference on Electrical Systems and control Technologies", NIT, Calicut, May 2007, pp.69-73.
  4. A.Muthuramalingam, S.Himavathi, (2007), "Enhanced Performance of a Indirect Field Oriented Controlled Induction motor Drive using Robust Compensator" National Conference on Electrical Systems and control Technologies", NIT, Calicut, May 2007, pp.86-91.
  5. Dr. A.Muthuramalingam, Dr. S.Himavathi, "Design and Validation of a HVDC Systems", National Conference on Advanced Energy Conversion Technologies, AECT, March 2007, MIT, Manipal, pp 42.
  6. A. Muthuramalingam, R. Madhivanan and R. Kalpana, "Comparative Study of High Performance Rectifiers", India International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 216-221.
  7. M. Kaliamoorthy, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam "DSP based Implementation of High Performance Flux Estimator for Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drive", International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 104-109.
  8. A. Muthuramalingam, M. Balaji and S. Himavathi, "Selective Harmonic Elimination Modulation Method for Multilevel Inverters", India International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 40-45.
  9. A.Muthuramalingam, V.V.Sastry and P.A.Janakiraman, "Reduction in computer simulation time through an effective model - A case study on modeling and simulation of Dc link series resonant converter and its application to slip power recovery scheme" ECCAP, Conf. Rec. 2000, pp 226-233.

Papers Presented/ Appeared in Conference Proceedings:
  1. K.Sedhuraman, S.Himavathi, and A.Muthuramalingam, (Mar. 2012), 'Comparison of Learning Algorithms for Neural Network based Speed Estimator in Sensorless Induction Motor Drives', Proc. IEEE - International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (ICAESM-2012), E.G.S Pillay Engineering College, Naggapattinum, Tamil Nadu, India, pp. 196-202.
  2. A.Venkadesan., S.Himavathi, and A.Muthuramalingam, (March 2012), 'A Robust Data Based Flux Estimator using Neural Network for Sensor-less Vector Controlled IM Drives', Proc. IEEE - International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Management (ICAESM-2012), E.G.S Pillay Engineering College, Naggapattinum, Tamil Nadu, India, pp. 155-161.
  3. A.Muthuramalingam, A.Venkadesan and S.Himavathi (2010), "On line flux estimator using single neuron cascaded model for Sensor-less vector controlled IM Drives", SDC 145, International Conference on Systems Dynamics and control (ICSDC-2010) organized by MIT, Manipal, Aug 2010, pp. x-x. (Selected for presented)
  4. S.Himavathi, K.Sedhuraman and A.Muthuramalingam (2010), "Neural Learning Algorithm for MRAS based speed estimation using Reactive power Technique in Sensorless IM Drives", SDC 143, International Conference on Systems Dynamics and control (ICSDC-2010) organized by MIT, Manipal, Aug 2010, pp. x-x. (Selected for presented)
  5. A.Venkadesan, K.Sedhuraman, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam (2009), "Robust cascade neural network for based flux estimator for sensor-less induction motor drives", International Conference on "Electrical Energy Systems & Power Electronics in Emerging Economies (ICEESPEEE-2009), SRM University, Chennai, pp.356-361.
  6. A.Venkadesan, K.Sedhuraman, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam (2009), "Comparison of feed-forward and cascade neural architectures for flux estimation in vector controlled induction motor drives", Proceedings of TIMA-2009, MIT campus, Anna university, Chennai, pp.55-59
  7. A.Chitra, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam (2009), "Identification of optimal rotor resistance estimator for vector controlled IM drives", Proceedings of TIMA-2009, MIT campus, Anna university, Chennai, pp.35-41.
  8. K.Sedhuraman, A.Venkadesan, S.Himavathi, A.Muthuramalingam (2008), "A cascade neural network for speed estimation in vector controlled induction motor drives", National Conference on Technological trends (NCTT 08), CEG, Trivandrum, pp.113-117.
  9. P.Thillaikarasi, A.Muthuramalingam, S.Himavathi (2008) "Cascade Back-propagation Neural Networks based space vector Modulator" International Conference on Power Electronic Drives& Power Systems, Power Coin 2008, Sona College of Technology, TN, PDR 25, pp 1 -6, March 2008.
  10. A.Chitra, S.Himavathi, A.Muthuramalingam (2008) "Performance comparison Neural Networks Learning Strategies for Rotor Resistance Estimation in Induction Motor Drives" International Conference on Power Electronics Drives and Power Systems, 2008, Sona College of Technology ,T.N, .PEDRIO PP 1- 6, March 2008.
  11. S.Himavathi, A.Muthuramalingam (2007), "FPGA Implementation of Neural Network Based On-line Stator Estimator for IM Drives" National Conference on Electrical Systems and control Technologies", NIT, Calicut, May 2007, pp.69-73.
  12. A.Muthuramalingam, S.Himavathi, (2007), "Enhanced Performance of a Indirect Field Oriented Controlled Induction motor Drive using Robust Compensator" National Conference on Electrical Systems and control Technologies", NIT, Calicut, May 2007, pp.86-91.
  13. Dr. A.Muthuramalingam, Dr. S.Himavathi, "Design and Validation of a HVDC Systems", National Conference on Advanced Energy Conversion Technologies, AECT, March 2007, MIT, Manipal, pp 42.
  14. Rajeswari Anitha, S. Himavathi and A. Muthuramalingam, "On line Estimation of Stator-Rotor Resistance of IM drive using AI Techniques", PCID-2007, Third National Conference on Power Conversion and Industrial Drives, BITS, TN, Feb 2007, pp.23-27.
  15. A. Muthuramalingam, R. Madhivanan and R. Kalpana, "Comparative Study of High Performance Rectifiers", India International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 216-221.
  16. M. Kaliamoorthy, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam "DSP based Implementation of High Performance Flux Estimator for Speed Sensorless Induction Motor Drive", International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 104-109.
  17. A. Muthuramalingam, Divya Kasivi Reddi and S. Himavathi, "Analysis and Design of Compensators for Indirect Field Oriented Controlled Induction Motor Drive", International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 98-103.
  18. A. Muthuramalingam, M. Balaji and S. Himavathi, "Selective Harmonic Elimination Modulation Method for Multilevel Inverters", India International Conference on Power Electronics, Chennai, December 2006, pp. 40-45.
  19. M. Kaliamoorthy, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, "Techniques to Compensate Stator Resistance Variation at Low Frequencies for Sensor-less induction Motor Drives", National Conference on Process Instrumentation and Control NCPICD-05, MIT, Chennai. Seminar on Trends in Electrical Engineering, May 2005, pp.156-163.
  20. Divya Kasivi Reddi and A. Muthuramalingam, "Static VAR Compensator-an Effective Means of Compensation for Non-linear Load", National Seminar on Power Electronics in Power System, FACTS-2005, Krishnankoil, TN, December 2005, pp. 103-109
  21. Raghu Kishore Uriti, Divya Kasivi Reddi and A. Muthuramalingam, "Comperhensive Analysis and Design of a Three-phase shunt active Filter based on Synchronous Reference Frame (SRF) Controller", National Conference on Electrical Engineering Developments (NCEED), Visakhapatnam, AP, June 2005, pp. 24.
  22. M. Balaji and A. Muthuramalingam, "Modeling and Simulation of Multilevel Converter", National Seminar on Power Electronics in Power System, FACTS-2005, Krishnankoil, TN, December 2005, pp. 1-9.
  23. Divya Kasivi Reddi and A. Muthuramalingam, "Modeling and Analysis of Indirect Field Oriented Controlled Induction Motor Drive", National Conference on Cutting Edge Technology in Power Conversion and Industrial Drives, PCID-2006, Sathyamangalam, TN, March 2006, pp. 344-347.
  24. A.Muthuramalingam, D.Sivaranjani and S.Himavathi (2005), "Space Vector Modulation of a Voltage fed Inverter Using ANN", INDCON-05, Chennai, December 2005, pp.487-491.
  25. V.Sathyanathan, S.Himavathi and A.Muthuramalingam, "Fuzzy duty ratio controller for torque ripple reduction of DTC IM drives", International conference on energy technology in intelligent system & control (EISCO 2005), Coimbatore, Jan 2005, pp 333 - 339.
  26. V.Sathyanathan, A.Muthuramalingam and S.Himavathi (2004), "Direct Torque control of Induction Motor", Proceedings of All India Seminar on Trends in Electrical Engineering, Chennai, May 2004.
  27. A.Muthuramalingam and V.V.Sastry, "Operation, control and performance evaluation of parallel connected DC link series resonant inverter delivering to distributed load", IEEE. ICIT, Conf. Rec. 2000, pp 121-126
  28. A.Muthuramalingam, V.V.Sastry and P.A.Janakiraman, "Reduction in computer simulation time through an effective model - A case study on modeling and simulation of Dc link series resonant converter and its application to slip power recovery scheme" ECCAP, Conf. Rec. 2000, pp 226-233.
  29. V.R.Durgesh, A.Muthuramalingam and V.V.Sastry, "Operation of fixed frequency class-d series-parallel resonant converters on utility line with active control", IEEE APEC Conf. Rec. 1999, pp. 375-381.
  30. A.Muthuramalingam and V.V.Sastry, " The DC link series resonant converter based slip power recovery scheme- an implementation", IEEE. PEDS Conf. Rec. 1999, pp 121-126.
  31. A.Muthuramalingam and V.V.Sastry, "The DC link series resonant converter based slip power recovery scheme- an implementation", IEEE. PEDS Conf. Rec. 1999, pp 121-126.

Projects and Research Guidance :
Areas of Research:
  1. Cost effective and power efficient Power Electronic Converters for power conversion systems.
  2. Power Electronics applications to high/very high power applications such as FACT, HVDC, UPFC and UPS.
  3. NN implementation issues on digital hardware using FPGA and its application to control and improve the performance of power electronics conversion systems and electrical drives.
  4. Soft switched converter/inverters for solar powered electrical systems and their performance improvement to widen their applications to home and industries.
  5. DSP applications to control the Power Electronic Conversion Systems and vector controlled Electrical drives.
  6. Simulation tools and their influences in teaching and learning of engineering educational systems.
Funded Projects
Role :Principal Co-ordinator
Topic :Modernization of Electronics Lab for Teaching and Research
Agency :AICTE, MODROB Project
Amount :Rs.10 lakhs
Duration :One Year(2012-2013)
 
Role :Co Investigator
Topic :AI Techniques for Electrical Drives
Agency :AICTE, RPS Project
Amount :Rs.8 lakhs
Duration :Three Years (2008-2011)
 
Role :Co Co-ordinator
Topic :Up-gradation of Power Electronics Laboratory to Drives laboratory , modernization of Class Room Teaching
Agency :AICTE, MODROB Project
Amount :Rs.5 lakhs
Duration :Two Years (2005-2007)
 
Role :Principle Investigator
Topic :"Development of Virtual Laboratory for Power Electronics Circuits and Systems"
Agency :AICTE, TAPTEC Project
Amount :Rs.10 lakhs
Duration :Three Years (2002-2005)
 
M.tech Project Guidance
  1. D. Karthikeyan, "Fault Diagnosis of SCR based Three Phase AC-DC converter Panel and restoration of Closed Loop Operation", 2011
  2. K. Suredhrababu, "Study on Soft-Switching Converter for High Power Applications", 2011
  3. P. Thillaikkarasi, "NN Based Modulator for VSI Drives", M.Tech(EDC), 2008.
  4. V. Karunagaran, "Analysis And Design Of HVDC Systems", M.Tech(EDC), 2008.
  5. C.N.R. Sangeetha, "Design And Implementation Of Digital Controller For Inverter In Ups Application", M.Tech(EDC), 2008.
  6. A. Lido Vimal Chellappa, "DSP Application For High Performance Rectifier", M.Tech(EDC), 2007.
  7. M. BALAJI, "Graphical Modeling of High Power Converters", 2006.
  8. Divya Kosivireddi, "Analysis and Design of Robust Compensator for IFOC Of IM Drive", M.Tech(EDC), 2006.
  9. R. MADHIVANAN, "Analysis And Design Of High Performance Rectifiers", M.Tech(EDC), 2006.
  10. D. Sivaranjani , "Study On Neural Network Applications For Few Power Electronic Systems", M.Tech(EDC), 2005.
  11. Raghu Kishore. Uriti, "Design Of Active And Passive Filters For Power Electronic Systems", M.Tech(EDC), 2005.
  12. N. Sivakumar, "Graphical Modeling For Power Electronic Drives", M.Tech(EDC), 2004.
  13. G. Koperundevi, "Graphical Modeling of Power Electronic Circuits and Systems", 2004.
Ph.D Completed titles
  1. A.Venkadesan, "Neural Network Based On-line Flux Estimator for IM Drives, EEE Dept., PEC, Since 2008.
  2. K.Sedhuraman, "Neural Network Based On-line Rotor Resistance and Speed Estimator for IM Drives", EEE Dept., PEC, Since 2008.

M.tech Project Guidance
  1. UGC, FDP on "Power Electronics and Drives", College of Engineering Anna University. Madras, Dec. 1994.
  2. ISTE, STTP on "Semiconductor Controlled Drives and their Applications", I.I.T& Kanpur, Two Weeks, Dec. 1993.
  3. ISTE, STTP on "Current Trends in Power System Operation and Control, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, Two Weeks, June 1993.
  4. ISTE, STTP on "Inertial Navigation Guidance and Control", College of Engineering, Thiruvanathapuram, Two Weeks, May 1992.
  5. ISTE, STTP on "Application of Microprocessor and Computers to Power System Analysis, Protection and Control", K.R.E.C. Surathkal, Two Weeks, Dec 1991.
  6. UGC, FDP on "Power System Simulator as an Educational Tool", l.l.T. Madras, One Week, May 1991.
  7. ISTE, STTP on "UNIX and C", Govt. College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Two Weeks, June 1990.
  8. ISTE, STTP on "Analysis and Design of Digital Control System", College of Engineering Anna University, Madras, Two Weeks, May 1989.
Courses Taught :
P.G.Level Courses
Theory
  1. DC Drives
  2. AC Drives
  3. Advanced Power Electronic Converters
  4. Solid State Controlled Electrical Drives
  5. Power Electronics in Power Systems
Laboratory
  1. Simulation of Power Electronic Circuits and Control lab
  2. Solid State Systems Laboratory
UG Level Courses
Theory
  1. Circuit Analysis
  2. Network Analysis
  3. Pulse and Digital Systems
  4. Power Electronics
  5. Solid State Drives
  6. HVDC
  7. Basic Electrical Engineering
  8. Basic Electrical Machines