BACHELOR OF Engineering (BEng)

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). s through the use of computer software’s that can be used in improving engineering applications. The programs include C++ and C.

BEng in Mechanical Engineering

MEE 310: Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery

Kinematic analysis and design of cams, gears, and linkages, velocity, acceleration and force analysis, kinematic synthesis, balancing, kinematic and force analysis by complex numbers, computer-aided analysis, and synthesis of linkages.

MEE 315: Dynamic Systems – Vibrations

Principles of dynamic system modeling with emphasis on second order mechanical systems. Harmonic and nonharmonic vibrations of single and multi-degree of freedom systems. Applications of computer simulation and analysis techniques in vibrations.

MEE 320: Fluid Mechanics

The material in this course will provide the student with a fundamental background in the statics and dynamics of fluids. The basic conservation laws of mass, momentum and energy are analyzed in control volume and differential form. The student will learn how to choose the right formulation, integral vs differential, for fluid flow problems. The student will also learn how to work with different frames of reference and use them to simplify problems. Real life applications of these fundamental concepts will be introduced, with an emphasis on critical analysis of the limitations of the model used in solving the problem. Interpretation of results from experiments and numerical simulation of fluid flows will also be emphasized.

MEE 320: Fluid Mechanics

The material in this course will provide the student with a fundamental background in the statics and dynamics of fluids. The basic conservation laws of mass, momentum and energy are analyzed in control volume and differential form. The student will learn how to choose the right formulation, integral vs differential, for fluid flow problems. The student will also learn how to work with different frames of reference and use them to simplify problems. Real life applications of these fundamental concepts will be introduced, with an emphasis on critical analysis of the limitations of the model used in solving the problem. Interpretation of results from experiments and numerical simulation of fluid flows will also be emphasized.

MEE 325: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing

Participants will study the computer-aided design and manufacturing of mechanical systems. A mechanical system will be designed including preliminary design, analysis, detail design, numerical control programming, and documentation. Applications programs will be written and interfaced to the CAD/CAM database. All assignments will be carried out on a CAD/CAM system.

MEE 330: Heat and Mass Transfer

Transport properties, conservation equations, conduction heat transfer, forced and natural convective heat and momentum transfer in laminar and turbulent flows, thermal radiation, mass diffusion.

MEE 410: Theory and Application of Hydrodynamic Lubrication

Basic equation of lubrication as applied to design problems. Reynolds equation, plain journal bearing analysis, fixed arc geometry bearing analysis, tilting pad bearing analysis. Fluid film seal analysis and design. Thrust bearing design and application. Introduction to gas bearing theory. Finite element solution for fluid film bearing analysis.

MEE 415: Internal Combustion Engines

Analysis and design of gasoline and diesel engines. Fundamental processes and their application in current technology. Thermodynamics: air standard and air-fuel cycles. Combustion: stoichiometry, fuels, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, flame propagation, knock, pollutant formation and control. Flow processes: volumetric efficiency, intake and exhaust tuning, two-stroke scavenging, carburetion, fuel injection, super- and turbo-charging.

MEE 420: Industrial Energy Management
Comprehensive study of managing energy resources and usage in an industrial plant. Four areas of energy management are covered: how to organize an energy management program in an industrial plant; techniques for conducting industrial energy surveys; how to make energy systems more efficient; and the design and analysis of energy systems.

MEE 425: Aircraft Engines and Gas Turbines
Performance and characteristics of aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines, as determined by thermodynamic, fluid mechanic, heat transfer, and solid mechanic behavior of components. Operational limitations and component matching. Stress and associated temperature limits and influence of blade cooling techniques on turbines.

MEE 430: Power Generation
The design, control, and performance characteristics of electric power generating plants, with major emphasis upon the steam generating system, both fossil and nuclear.

MEE 480: Mechanical Engineering Design Project
A specific, complex engineering design problem is normally taken from problem definition to product realization and testing. Emphasis is placed on documenting and reporting technical work, idea generation and selection, application of design and analysis tools developed in previous courses, project management, selling technical ideas and working in teams.

MEE 498: Mechanical Engineering Research Project
In this course the undergraduate honors research projects will be supervised by faculty members. This project should be sustaining and could be developed in a business venture. Each student will write an independent and innovative research work, which will be supervised by a faculty member. Each student will be expected to do an independent research work and write a project which will be supervised by a faculty member. It should be well noted that, at least 90% of this project will be done by the student involved and it must be unique and innovative.

MEE 213: Mechanical Engineering Lab 1
Through a series of experiments from a number of experiments students design, perform, analyze, and report on complex prototypical engineering systems as a group. Experimental investigation of engineering systems and phenomena of interest to mechanical engineers. Design and planning of experiments. Analysis of data and reporting of experimental results.

MEE 313: Mechanical Engineering Lab 2
Laboratory emphasizing the use of fundamental principles and instrumentation systems for the analysis and evaluation of mechanical components within a system. activities such as: Introduction to ME laboratory II, Performance test of a centrifugal pump, Performance test of a gear pump, Performance test of an impulse turbine (Pelton wheel), Drag and pressure distribution on a cylinder, Transient heat conduction in bodies of finite length, Presentation/discussion of lab reports

MEE 323: Mechanical Vibrations
Mechanical Vibrations provides opportunities for students to incorporate vibration analysis into the design, development, and optimization of products. Students can use experimental modal analysis hardware and software. The objective of this lab is to provide students with an environment to model and analyze complex engineering systems for vibration analysis.

MEE 413: Hydraulics and Pneumatics
This lab offers students, practical experience in Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems. Covered topics include:Pne umatic and hydraulic components: compressor, cooler, compressed-air containers, filters, valves, pumps, piping system basic circuits in pneumatics and hydraulics, design and simulation of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits, servo pneumatics and servo hydraulics, basics of servo drives, assembling, measuring techniques.

MEE 423: Internal Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines Lab
To study and understand the IC and gas turbines

MEE 233: Internship 1
Practical experience in mechanical engineering in mechanical engineering companies

MEE 333: Internship 2
Practical experience in mechanical engineering in mechanical engineering companies

BEng in Civil Engineering

CAE 315: Construction Materials:
This course focuses on the fundamental properties of construction materials (Timber: different types and species of structural timber, density-moisture relationship, strength in different directions, defects, influence of defects on permissible stress, preservation, dry and wet roots, codal provisions for design, plywood, Bricks: Types, standard classification, absorption, saturation factor, strength in masonry, influence of mortar strength on masonry strength, Cement: Components, different types, setting times, strength. Cement mortar: Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortar for plastering and masonry concrete, importance of W/C Ratio, strength, ingredients including admixtures, workability, testing for strength, elasticity, non-destructive testing, mix design methods) especially those used in civil engineering projects. Fundamental concepts of materials science and engineering are introduced and applied to material`s commonly encountered in civil engineering construction, including Portland cement concrete, metals and alloys, ceramics, polymers and polymer composites, and other materials such as wood, asphalt concrete, and soils. However, focus is on cements, properties of material-manufacture and properties of cement; properties of aggregates, fresh concrete, hardened concrete and methods of testing; durability of hardened concrete materials; structural behavior and movements of masonry; sustainability in civil engineering materials.

CAE 330: Soils mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
Properties of soils, classification and inter-relationship; compaction behavior, methods of compaction and their choice; permeability and seepage, flow nets, inverted filters; compressibility and consolidation, shearing resistance, stresses and failure, soil testing in laboratory and in-situ. Stress path and applications, earth pressure theories, stress distribution in soil; soil exploration, samplers, load tests, penetration tests.

CAE 320: Architectural drawing
Students will learn how to visualize and communicate three dimensional objects using a two dimensional medium. Students will develop a skill for using drawing instruments that include line weights, angular lines, French curves, circles (both template and compass), architectural scales and others. These skills will establish a basis upon which to learn computer-aided drafting. The topics in this course are: Drawing Instruments and Their Use; Multi-View Drawings; Isometric Views; Dimensioning; Plain Orthographic; Views Auxiliary; Views; Full Section Drawing; Architectural Elements; Architectural Floor Plans.

CAE 325: Structural Engineering I (concrete)
Design of Reinforced Concrete Elements: Introduction to reinforced concrete structures, types of slabs, beams and columns: Limit state design philosophy: Stress-strain properties for concrete and reinforcement; Design for flexure including moment curvature, ductility and redistribution of bending moments: Empirical methods for checking serviceability (ie cracking and deflection). Design of shear reinforcement: Design of columns for axial load and bending moment. Introduction to safety, stability and Ribustness, practical design and the use of codes of practice.

CAE 335: Surveying
This course introduces plane surveying techniques to civil engineering students enabling them to produce survey plans like the angles, distances, and trigonometry, Area computations, Closure, Coordinate systems (e.g., GPS, state plane), Curves (vertical and horizontal), Earthwork and volume computations, Leveling (e.g., differential, elevations, percent grades) and setout structures on construction sides.

CAE 410: Structural Analysis
Analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate beams, trusses, and rigid frames; deflections by virtual-work, moment-area; influence lines; force methods; structural design loads, introduction to structural design, approximate methods.

CAE 413: Structural Engineering II (Steel, Timber and masonry)
This course which is divided into three parts (steel, timber and masonry), is intended to cover the basic design of structural elements constructed of steel, masonry and timber. The course seeks to introduce the nature and inherent characteristics of masonry in relation to BS 5628 leading to nature and inherent characteristics of timber in relation to requirement of structural Eurocodes leading to a practical design and detailing of timber structural components. emphasis in this course is also put in the design of steel structures and an understanding of their structural behavior. Topics include: general objectives for design of steel structures; Eurocode 3; loads on steel building frames; floor and cladding systems for steel framed buildings; plane frame design: fabrication, joints, lateral bracing, collapse
mechanisms and analysis. Element design – classification of steel sections; design and basis of capacity checks for struts and ties, trusses, restrained and unrestrained beams, columns and axial column with moments (tension/congression/local building/LTB); connection design: shear, shear and torsion connections.

CAE 420: Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems
Basic hydrology; Water cycle as related to air mass properties and movement, precipitation, evaporation, snowmelt, infiltration, stream flow, floods, and groundwater. Statistical hydrology, and hydrologic simulations–including runoff prediction, stream flow and reservoir routing, impoundment operation studies, and urban hydrology., Basic hydraulics (e.g., Manning, equation, Bernoulli theorem, open-channel flow, pipe flow), Pumping systems (water and wastewater), Municipal water distribution systems, Reservoirs (e.g., dams, routing, spillways), Groundwater (e.g., flow, wells, drawdown).

CAE430: Fluid mechanics (open channel flow, flow pipe)
Fluid properties, pressure, thrust, Buoyancy, flow kinematics; integration of flow equations; flow measurement; Relative motion; moment of momentum; viscosity; Boundary layer and control, Drag lift; Dimensional analysis, modeling, cavitations, flow oscillations, momentum and energy principles in open channel flow, flow controls, Hydraulic jump; flow sections and properties; Normal flow, Gradually varied flow; surges, flow development and losses in pipe flows; measurements; Siphons, surges and water hammer; Delivery of power; pipe networks.

CAE 425: Prestressed concrete
The main objective of this course is to give students a good knowledge of the concept and theory of the use of prestressed concrete and the ability to analyze and design prestressed concrete structures. This course will focus on: Introduction to prestressed concrete, basic concept and application, advantages and types of prestressed concrete, post tensioning and pretensioning devices, properties of concrete used for prestressed concrete, prestressing steel, looses in prestressing, Analyses of members(beams, continuous beams, cantilever beams , composite beams and slabs) by stiffness method and also the flexibility method, design of members, calculation of resistance in members,prestressed compressed members.

CAE 498: Civil & Architectural Engineering Research Project.
Students will present a practical and physical project in civil and environmental engineering. This design should be sustaining and could be developed in a business venture. Each student will write an independent and innovative research work, which will be supervised by a faculty member. Each student will be expected to do an independent research work and write a project which will be supervised by a faculty member. It should be well noted that, at least 90% of this project will be done by the student involved and it must be unique and innovative.

CAE 450: Civil & Architectural Engineering Design Project.
Students will present a practical and physical project in petroleum engineering. This design should be sustaining and could be developed in a business venture.

CAE 213: Civil and Architectural Engineering Lab 1
Through a series of three experiments from a number of experiments students design, perform, analyze, and report on complex prototypical engineering systems as a group. Experimental investigation of engineering systems and phenomena of interest to civil and architectural engineers. Design and planning of experiments. Analysis of data and reporting of experimental results.

CAE 313: soils and materials laboratory I
Analyze construction materials to see that products perform as designed. Soils, aggregates, rock, Portland cement concrete, mortar, grouts, masonry products, and asphalt concrete etc.

CAE 323: soils and materials laboratory II
This is a continuation of CAE 313. Analyze construction materials to see that products perform as designed. Soils, aggregates, rock, Portland cement concrete, mortar, grouts, masonry products, and asphalt concrete etc.

CAE 413: Engineering laboratory I (concrete tests)
This lab is done to let the student get a better view on concrete by carrying out test on wet and hard concrete. For wet concrete: Slump Test – Workability; Compacting Factor and Vee- Bee Test. For hard concrete destructive and non-destructive tests are carried out.

CAE 413: Engineering laboratory II (Cement Test)
This lab is design for the students to have a better understanding of construction material like cement by conduting both laboratory and field testing.

CAE 423: Engineering laboratory III (Computation)
This course is designed to introduce the students to modern design techniques in Civil engineering using softwares. The instructor will decide which are best suited for the students based on the market needs.

CAE 233: Civil & Architectural Engineering Internship 1
Field visits to engineering companies will be carried out to expose students to practice all/some of the civil and Architectural engineering skills learned.

CAE 333: Civil & Architectural Engineering Internship 2
Field visits to engineering companies will be carried out to expose students to practice all/some of the civil and Architectural engineering skills learned.

CAE 424: Building Construction Estimating
Construction estimating and cost engineering fundamentals; quantity take off; pricing, bid preparation; estimating, cost accounting by computer.

CAE 434: Building Design
This course is design to give Students the theoretical and practical skills that will enable them to work effectively as architectural draftspersons, CAD Technician or Building Information Modeler in the residential sector as well as the industrial and commercial building sectors. It prepares Students for specialization in residential projects, including new buildings, heritage restorations and additions or renovations or commercial and industrial projects, such as factories, motels, offices, restaurants, retail or service outlets and ware-houses. The course should provide students with skills in graphics and building construction theory required to prepare sketches and working drawings by manual and CAD techniques.

CAE 444: Urban Planning
This course explores what keen urban observer and author Lewis Mumford’s described as “the promise of planning.” The course explores: why we plan, how we plan and the tools planners use to shape neighborhoods, cities and regions. In so doing, land use, transportation, economic analysis, housing, the role of government in planning, community-based plans, citizen-led planning and how contemporary planning can be shaped by poverty, race, and social class are examined. Often, planning involves group decision making and consensus building, and thus a secondary purpose for the course is to successfully complete a group project. A research, working in teams and through the experience of peer review will prepare each student with some of the rigors demanded of a collaborative
project.

CAE 324: Architectural Technology
This course introduces students to technological innovation, information and communication technology, environmental ethics and the emphasis on sustainable development.

CAE 443: CAD Applications for buildings
This course deals with the basic principle of using a CAD system in the architectural or design/build industry. Topics include: layers, dimensioning, x-referencing, creating blocks and templates, plotting and three dimensional designs. companies