BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING

Programs Objectives

  • Bridge the already existing engineering gap in Cameroon by providing quality skilled and innovative engineers.
  • Train engineers to be all round perfect so as to solve the designing problem in our society which were previously solved by expatriates.
  • Support excellence in engineering research and evidence-based practice through collaboration, consultation, and partnerships with faculty, students, and other practicing professionals.

 

Career Prospects

  • Working as engineers in the power, construction, oil, automotive and telecommunication companies as well as in the government. More so, all corporations, establishments, small and large businesses require IT specialist.
  • Becoming a contractor
  • Creating start-ups

 

 

 

Program Structure

To be awarded a Bachelor of Engineering Degree, a student must complete the prescribe courses and earn at least 160 credits, with 112 coming from core/concentration courses.

 

 

Core Courses

Core Courses (32 credits)

ENG 210 Engineering Mathematics I
ENG 220 Engineering Probability & Statistics
ENG 315 Thermodynamics
ENG 310 Engineering Mathematics II
ENG 330 Engineering Mechanics-Statics
ENG 320 Programming (C, C++)
ENG 335 Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics
ENG 325 Strength of Material

 

Course Description

ENG 210-Engineering Mathematics I        

This course broadens the ability of students in solving engineering equations and design related problems through the application of mathematical equations such as:  integration, complex number, differentiation etc.

 

ENG 220 Engineering Probability & Statistics

This course covers the role of statistics in engineering, probability, discrete random variables and probability distributions, continuous random variables and probability distributions, joint probability distributions, random sampling and data description, point estimation of parameters, statistical intervals for a single sample, and tests of hypotheses for a single sample.

Prerequisite: ENG 210

 

ENG 315: Thermodynamics

The course deals with properties of a simple pure compressible substance, equations of state, the first law of thermodynamics, internal energy, specific heats, enthalpy and the application of the first law to a system or a control volume. The study of the second law of thermodynamics is also discussed leading to the discovery of entropy as a property and its ramifications. Finally, thermodynamic cycles are discussed.

 

ENG 310: Engineering Mathematics II

Introduction to a broad spectrum of numerical methods for the analysis of typical mathematics, physics, or engineering problems. Topics covered include: error analysis, interpolation and polynomial approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, ordinary differential equations, and partial differential equations.

 

ENG 325: Strength of Material

A good knowledge of engineering materials i.e.  Their resistance, states are examined in this course. The ability of a material to resist bending and share under load, it ductility. This helps students to decide which type of material to be used, with respect to it resistance. This course examines the material properties of materials used in engineering. It enables students to decide the type of material to be used with respect to their property. It also gives a good knowledge on the improvement of material properties through the use of Oxidation reaction, electroplating etc.

 

 

 

ENG 320: Programming (C and C++)

This course focuses on improving the creativity of students in designing and writing of programs through the use of computer software’s that can be used in improving engineering applications. The programs include C++ and C.

 

ENG 330: Engineering Mechanics (Statics)

The state and position and type of forces acting on a structural element are examined this course. It enables the student to decide the load pattern, material type to be used in a particular structure or force systems. Through the knowledge gotten from topic like: Equilibrium of rigid bodies, Frames and trusses, Centroid of area, Area moments of inertia etc.

 

ENG 335: Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics)

This course teaches students how to apply Newtonian physics to relatively simple physical situations. It follows on from the Statics course, but considers systems that are not in equilibrium i.e. with velocity and acceleration. Some of the topics covered are pure kinematics (a mathematical description of motion only), while others are kinetic (determine motion in problems involving the concepts of force and energy).

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