Basic fluid mechanics is a distinct and separate branch of engineering mechanics, designed primarily for every student in School of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SEET) and Food Science Technology (FST) in the School of Agriculture and Agriculture Technology (SAAT). Its development has also been stimulated, of course, by a wide range of applications of theories of fluid flows, dynamics and hydrostatic forces of fluid engineering and technology, as well structured practical classes required for a solid foundation in fluid mechanics. However, it also meets the need of students in other fields, as a course that provides hands-on training in the use of computers for word processing and preparation of slides for presentation. Topics to be covered include; definition and properties of fluid, elements of fluid statics, hydrostatics forces on submerged surfaces due to incompressible fluid, conversion laws, fluid dynamics, viscous flows.
Atoms, atomic structures, atomic theory, aufbau method, Hundâ€™s rule, Pauli Exclusion principles, atomic spectra, molecules and chemical reaction, energetics, chemical equation and stoichiometry, atomic Structure and; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Radioactivity; Chemical kinetics, collision theory, Kinetic theory of gases, solution, solubility and solubility product. Electro chemistry, electrode potential, half-cell equation.
Historical survey of the development and importance of organic chemistry, nomenclature and classes of organic and purification of organics compounds; qualitative and quantitative organic chemistry; stereo chemistry; determination of structure of organic compounds; Electronic theory in organic chemistry; saturated hydrocarbons; alkanes. Unsaturated hydrocarbons; alkenes, alkynes and aromatics. Functional group; carbonyls, halides, carboxylic acids and hydroxyl. Periodic table and periodic properties; periodic law. Moseleyâ€™s law, Valence Forces; structure of Solids; molecular and ionic forces. The Chemistry of selected metals and non- metals Quantitative analysis.
This course provides opportunity for students of Chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, engineering, food science and technology and geology to collect the appropriate data required to define the properties of gases, liquids, solids and colloidal dispersions, to systematize them into laws, and give them a theoretical foundation. The course is also useful in establishing the energy relations obtaining in physical and chemical transformations, in ascertaining the extent and speed with which they take place, and in defining quantitatively the controlling factors. Topics to be covered include Kinetic theory of gases; behaviour of real gases; critical constants and liquefaction of gases; heat capacities of gases; principle of equipartition of energy; first and second laws of thermodynamics; enthalpy, entropy and free energy; reaction and phase equilibria; reaction rates; rate laws; zero, first and second order kinetics; experimental determination of reaction orders; mechanism and theory of elementary processes; photochemical reactions; basic electrochemistry.
- History of Computers - Characteristics of a Computer System - Introductory to Programming - Strategies and techniques for application development - structured programming - problem decomposition and organization - basic debugging skills - visual basic programming language
This course is designed for a semester in Fortran Programming language for undergraduate Computer Science, Mathematical Science and Engineering students. The course covers general concepts and introduction to Fortran Programming with Fortran 03 (or Fortran 2003). Fortran 03 contains all of the features of the later version Fortran 77/95 needed to write complete and workable Fortran programs. Even though the course may not, in to full details, give everything the students need, it covers the basic features needed to be a good Fortran programmer and an introduction to the important new features of Fortran 03. This course has found profound and significant applications in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and other related fields.
This course is an extensive, computer programming course designed primarily for students in computer science disciplines. However, it also meets the need of students in other fields like engineering, as a course that provides knowledge in the area of computer programming with emphasis on problem solving skills using python programming language. The focus of the course is to impart in the students useful skills that will enhance their ability in writing medium-sized programs in providing solutions to a given problem. Topics to be covered include imperative, functional, logic and object-oriented programming, and other programmable applications such as symbolic manipulations and simulation. Implementation of concepts such as binding, scope, looping, branching, subprograms and parameter parsing, tasks and concurrency, heap management, exception handling, templates, inheritance and overloading.
Importance and scope of agriculture. Land and its uses with particular reference to agriculture. Introductory crop production. Agricultural ecology of Nigeria. Agronomy of some arable crops. Land preparation. Harvesting, processing and reservation method. Farm tools and machinery including tractor driving and by-products. Basic farm management techniques. Fisheries and wildlife production. Forest products. General introduction to livestock production and health.
This will involve field planting. Each student will be allocated a field plot for the planting and management of an arable crop. Students will be exposed to practical work in animal production and health, fisheries and wildlife management, and crop and forestry nurseries.
Definitions of science and technology. Scientific methodology, Historical development of science and technology, Man- his origin and nature, Man and his cosmic environment. Science and technology in the society and service of man. Renewable and non-renewable resources. Man and his energy resources. Impact of science and technology. Environmental effects of scientific and technological developments. Ethical problems in science and technology.
The strength of a material, whatever is its nature, is defined largely by the internal stresses, or intensities of force in the material to carry external loads. Knowledge of these stresses is essential to the safe design of a machine or any type of structure, which in some cases may consist of complex arrangements of many component members. This course is concerned with the study of structural and machine members under the action of external loads. Analysis is directed towards the determination of the limiting loads the member can withstand before failure of the material or excessive deformation occurs. It is a practical course designed and made compulsory for all engineering students to impart and equip them with useful skills to analyse structures which they will encounter later in life. Topics to be covered include Force equilibrium, Free body diagrams, Elasticity â€“ concept of stress and strain, tensile tests, youngâ€™ module and other strength factors, axially loaded bars, temperature stresses and simple indeterminate problems, hoop stresses; stresses in cylinders and rings, bending moment, shear force and axial force diagrams.
EEE 301 is an undergraduate course in measurements and instrumentation. It relies strongly on basic electrical and electronics principles that were encountered in EEE 202. The aim of this course is to equip students with the knowledge of instrumentation and to make students become familiar with the practice of accurate electronic measurements. Topics to be covered include: â€¢ Introduction to Signals and Measurement Systems: Analog and digital signals. Fundamental elements of measurement systems. Static and dynamic characteristics of measurement systems. â€¢ Modelling of Measuring Systems: Random noise (thermal, shot and 1/f noise), interference, errors and accuracy. Mathematical modelling of non-ideal measuring systems. Standards and calibration â€¢ Instruments for direct measurement of current, voltage, resistance and other circuit parameters: moving coil, moving iron, electrodynamics and electrostatic measuring instruments. Measurement of electrical energy, power, power factor and frequency. â€¢ Transducers: Basic requirements of transducers, classifications, sensor principles.Thermocouples, thermistors, Platinum100(Pt100), Linear Voltage Differential Transformers (LVDTs), accelerometers, microphones, pressure transducers, photodiodes, strain gauges, Hall effect transducers, flow transducers etc â€¢ Instruments for indirect measurement of electrical parameters: D.C and A.C bridges.
This course is intended as a second course in electronics designed primarily for students majoring in electrical, computer, and related engineering disciplines. It can serve graduate students and practicing engineers who wish to update their knowledge on the subject of electronics. It also meets the need of students in other fields, as a course that provides hands-on training in the use of intelligent choices in the design of analog and digital systems. Topics to be covered include; Frequency Response of Single Stage Amplifiers, Multistage Transistor Amplifiers, Programmable/Reconfigurable Logic, Sequential Logic and Clocked Sequential Circuits.
This course is the first course on Electronics for the students of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. It therefore reviews and builds on physics and electrical courses such as linear and non-linear elements in simple circuits, bipolar transistors etc. that students took at previous levels. The course looks into Crystalline structure of semiconductors, semiconductor fundamentals which includes materials, charge carrier behaviour, majority and minority carriers equilibrium behaviour, non-equilibrium behaviour under excitation such as radiation, temperature and voltage. It looks into FET and MOSFETâ€™s IV characteristics and operating regimes, charge control model, channel length modulation, black gate effect, quasi-static equivalent circuit models, junction diodes, and transistors, FETS, SCR, photo resistors, diodes, transistors, photocell and LEDs, other areas the course will look into includes Boolean algebra, Information representation, CMOS technology, Single Stage Amplifiers, and Combinational Logic
EEE 304 is an undergraduate course in electromagnetic wave theory. It follows from the previous semester course on field theory and relies strongly on vector calculus; basic differential equations; Euler and trigonometric identities. Topics to be covered include: â€¢ Maxwellâ€™s Equations: Derivation of Maxwellâ€™s equation, consideration of various media. â€¢ Electromagnetic potential and waves: Poynting vector; Boundary conditions; wave propagation in good conductors, skin effect, plane waves in unbounded dielectric media: reflection and transmission of electromagnetic waves across boundaries of different media, propagation of electromagnetic waves in ionized media. â€¢ Fundamentals of transmission lines, matching, voltage reflection coefficient, standing wave ratio, wave guides and antennae. â€¢ Application of wave theory in communicatio
EEE 305 is an undergraduate course in electromagnetic field theory. It relies strongly on vector calculus and basic differential equations. Topics to be covered include: â€¢ Review of Electrostatics: Coulombâ€™s law, electric fields, electric scalar potential, permittivity, Gauss Law and electric flux, method of images, electric field distribution around line charges, surface charges and volume charges; energy density, coaxial cables, applications, capacitances. â€¢ Review of Magnetostatic Fields: Magnetic fields, Biot-Savart law, forces between conductors, magnetic flux, Ampereâ€™s law, maxwellâ€™s static equations, magnetic field distribution around conductors of differing geometrical shapes; magnetic vector potential, energy density, coaxial cables and applications. â€¢ Ferromagnetic: Magnetic dipoles, relative permeability, magnetic vectors, ferromagnetism, boundary conditions. â€¢ Boundary Value Problems: Boundary value problems, methods of solution, Poissonâ€™s and Laplace equations. â€¢ Time varying magnetic and electric fields; conduction and displacement current in magnetic vector potential.
This course is an exploratory, second advance course in circuit theory primarily designed for students in electrical and electronics engineering discipline. The focus of the course is to impart useful skills on the students in order to enhance their circuit synthesis capability since no electrical/electronics engineering graduate will be versatile in the field without a good knowledge of modern circuit analysis and synthesis methods. Hence, this course is design to provide fundamental knowledge on circuit analysis and network synthesis. Topics to be covered include: Transfer Function Realisability - using Foster and Cauer forms of realizing network system; Fourier Series â€“ representation of continuous time periodic signals, calculations of Fourier coefficients, continuous time and discrete Fourier series and Fourier transform; Laplace Transformation and its Application â€“ with emphasis on Laplace transform applications on steady and transient state analysis of circuits; and Filter â€“ design and operation.
Electric Machine I is a foundational course in electric machines principles, design, construction, operational modes and characteristics and application. It is designed to introduce students to the principles of motion and transformer e.m.f. as the basis for the design and construction of rotating and non-rotating electrical machines, electrical and mechanical power production through the concept of electromechanical energy conversion, motors and generators in various field excitation configuration and their applications, the importance of electric motors as drive systems in industrial, commercial and domestic applications, Rating and duty cycles of electric motors, starting and behaviour of electric machines under various load conditions. Transformer operational principles, model, performance tests and losses shall be treated. Single phase, three phase and auto-transformers shall be taught. Students shall be engaged in practical design, construction and testing of single phase transformers of different specifications and application.
This course introduce students to Synchronous Generator: Rotating magnetic fields, emf equations, 3-phase alternator, steady-state performance, Mathematical representation of cylindrical rotor and salient pole synchronous machine characteristics. Synchronising torque, infinite bus and parallel operation. Synchronous motor: construction, characteristics, circuit diagram, Method of starting. Three phase Induction motor: construction, characteristic, circuit diagram of induction motors. Torque/slip relation, speed control. Introduction to Induction generators. Single-phase induction motor: universal motor, reluctance motors, applications. Protection of machines.
This course is an exploratory, first advance course in circuit theory primarily designed for students in electrical and electronics engineering discipline. The focus of the course is to impart useful skills on the students in order to enhance their circuit analysis capability. Hence, the course is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge on circuit analysis. Topics to be covered include: Solution of Network Problems â€“ with emphasis on Kirchhoff laws, nodal and mesh analysis, network graph theory as well as cut-set analysis of linear networks; Transfer function of network â€“ poles and zeros diagram and Bode plots concepts to determine system stability and frequency responses of networks; Periodic non-sinusoidal signals and linear circuits â€“ with emphasis on both continuous and discrete time signals and systems; and Basic Principles of One and Two Port Networks â€“ with emphasis on the derivation of the six two port network parameters from the first principle.
This course is the first course on Control Systems for the students of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. It therefore reviews and builds on mathematical, mechanical and electrical courses such as differential equations, mechanics, circuit analysis, Laplace Transforms etc that students took at previous levels, since control is an inter-disciplinary course. It also provides introductory treatment of the analysis and design of control systems, with tools such as Routh-Hurwitz table, Bode plots, Nyquist diagrams etc. Use of the Control Tool Box in MATLAB for numerical and graphical analysis of control systems is integrated in the course to enhance learning.
This course exposes students to Introduction to I.C. Operational amplifier Amplifier circuits Application of Op-Amps Active filter design Power supply design Oscillator circuits
This course is the first course on Communication Principles for the students of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. It therefore reviews and builds on mathematical, mechanical and electrical courses such as Fourier series, Fourier transfroms, and Laplace transforms, that students took at previous levels, since communication principles a key course in modern day electrical engineering. It also provides introductory treatment of the analysis and design of modulation systems, with lectures on digital coding methods, error correction analysis, PCM and DM, ideal and matched filters. Concepts of block coding and Shannon theorem will also be introduced to the students.
This course is the first course on Computer Engineering for the students. It considers the introduction to the fundamentals of computability, programming architecture which looks at controlling with FSM, General purpose microprocessor Architecture, machine language abstraction, Instruction set architecture with examples of data paths, central processing units, JVM and instruction set architecture. Machine model, Machine language programming Instructions, primary instruction Encoding, assemble language, Macros and symbols, Labels, calls and returns, Stacks, Stack implementations, Interpreters and compilers, Assemble language-Machine language translation, Memory hierarchy, and Operating system, Resource allocation, multiprocessor with shared memory, cache coherence-Inherence.
This course is designed primarily for the students in electrical/electronics engineering disciplines. The course provides knowledge on how to electricity is been generated, transmitted and distributed to the end users. Topics to be covered include Structure of electric system, load characteristics, energy transmission and distribution. Balanced and unbalanced delta and Wye connected loads. Delta-wye transformation. Use of symmetrical component method to solve unbalanced three-phase networks. Principles and methods of energy conversion employing steam, gas, water, nuclear, wind and magnetohydrodynamic generation. Solar and other renewable energy. Prime mover systems, generators, characteristics, equivalent circuits, control and operation. Voltage regulation. Siting of power stations. Power station auxiliaries. Power system equipment standards and safety.
A laboratory work designed to demonstrate topics covered in first semester 400 level courses: control theory, communication principles, digital engineering, electronic engineering, computer techniques and electric power principles.
The objectives of this course are to: â€¢ Provide students with the tools and concepts used for the design and analysis of control systems. â€¢ Introduce students to some advanced concepts in Control Systems Engineering and their applications e.g. PID controllers, robust control â€¢ Use MATLAB as a software approach for the design and analysis of advanced control systems
The course is one of the core courses of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The aim of this course is to present the basic principles that emphasize the analysis and design of digital communication systems. Principle of digital communication involves the transmission of information in digital form from the source of the information to single or multiple destination(s). The block that connects the source of information and the destination is the channel. The physical communication channels have different characteristics that influence the performance of the system. The characteristics of the channel generally affect analysis and design of the basic building blocks of the communication systems. This course is intended for students majoring in electrical and electronics engineering and related engineering disciplines. It can assist graduate students and practising engineers who wish to improve their knowledge on digital communication systems. The course is to introduce students to basic components of digital communication systems so that they will be able to analyse and design an optimal system under any given constrain. Topics to be covered include Digital signals and characters. Serial and parallel data transmission systems; The ISO-OSI layered architecture, packet switching and circuit switching, error detection and recovery (ARQ) protocols, bridges and routers, basic queuing theory, telephone switches, Erlang-B and Erlang-C blocking formulae, TCP/IP, X.25, signaling (Signaling System 7), Personal Communication Services (PCS) networks, Broadband Networks. Modulated carrier signals: Binary modulation (ASK, PSK, FSK), Spread Spectrum.
This course exposes students to The scope of digital signal processing: Sampling and analog to digital conversion Types of digital signals, random, Gaussian Time Domain Analysis of Signals Frequency Domain Analysis Digital Filters Applications of DSP
It has been observed that unreliability of various systems in engineering is due to lack of the required skill and poor maintenance culture. This course is intended for students majoring in electrical and electronics engineering and related engineering disciplines. It can assist graduate students and practicing engineers who wish to improve their knowledge on reliability and maintainability of engineering systems. The course is to introduce students to reliability engineering so that engineering techniques could be applied to prevent or reduce frequency of failures of the system. Also, ways of identifying and correcting causes of the failures. Students will also be informed about diagnosis of engineering failures, application of statistical analysis, risk analysis and quality control. Furthermore, reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) concept will be explained to students for maximizing the performance and increasing the reliability of systems. Topics to be covered include Introduction to reliability; Elementary reliability theory; Indices of reliability and failure rate models. Failure distribution reliability function; Mean time to failure; Mean time between failures; Reliability of systems; serial configuration, parallel configuration, and redundancy. Determination of reliability of electronic systems; Power systems reliability; Factors affecting power systems reliability; Power systems reliability indices â€“ customer oriented and system oriented; System maintainability; Analysis of down time. Repair-Time distribution; Exponential Repair-Time; Reliability concept in preventive maintenance; Methods of improving systems reliability
This course is designed primarily for the students in electrical/electronic engineering disciplines. However, it also meets the need of students in other fields, as a course that provides knowledge on how to handle electro-mechanical engineering enterprises or related field. Topics to be covered include Lighting installations; Basic power installations; Power supply and distribution Systems; Regulations -IEE, NEC Nigerian Standards; management; Choice of cable and conductor; wire systems and accessories; Outdoor low voltage lines and cables; Protection of low voltage installation; design of electrical installation â€“domestic, industrial, and commercial. Earthing and testing of electric installations. Proposals and contract document preparation. The use of AutoCAD.
This course introduces the principles and applications of information theory. It attempts to explain how information is measured in terms of probability and entropy, and the relationships among conditional and joint entropies; how these are used to calculate the capacity of a communication channel, with and without noise; coding schemes, including error correcting codes using block and convolution codes. Furthermore, the course explains elements of signal randomness, autocorrelation functions and power and cross-power spectral densities; and how signal processing or information can be optimized.
Concept of antenna radiation patterns, radiation resistance, gain, effective area, reciprocity. Travelling wave and HF antenna. Analysis, design and evaluation of antenna, small and large HF types, Special microwave antenna. Principle of range and direction finding by means of radio echoes. Requirements and limitation of radar, Modulation and microwave components of radar.
This course builds on the design and analysis of control systems introduced in EEE 401 and EEE 503. Control Systems Analysis in State Space will be treated, including the concepts of controllability and observability of control systems State space designs using pole placement for observer and servo systems as well as quadratic optimal control techniques will be discussed. Practical classes on the use of MATLAB for transformation of system models and pole placement problems will run concurrently with the lectures so as to enhance learning. Students will also be introduced to optimal control.
This course exposes students to Modelling of power Systems components: Transmission line, Transformers and synchronous machines Single line Representation of Three phase systems, per unit system representation Power Flow Analysis: Power flow equations; Solution by Gauss-sidel , Newton-Raphson and other methods Control of Voltage, Real Power and Reactive power flow problems Load Forecasting Principles:(a) Short term (daily, weekly, quarterly and annual); (b) Long term (half decade, decade); Applications of load forecasting Economic Operation of Power Systems: Generating systems, power transfer systems
Fundamental of embedded systems; microprocessors for control and scheduling functions; buses and processors in entertainment devices; industrial transducers, controllers and monitoring systems.
Power System Engineering II is a specialist course designed to train students and give them insight the concept of faults in a power system, behaviour of power systems in fault mode, causes and effects of faults on other system infrastructure, especially as it affects system stability, concept of transient and steady state stability analysis of faults. Fault analysis and the importance of the results there-from to power System Engineers in the design and choice of power network protective switchgears. Fundamental principles and mode of operation of specific protective switchgears, such as circuit breakers, instrument transformers, relays etc are treated.
Researches show that the temperature of the earth is rising on daily basis due to regular emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. The emissions of the greenhouse gases lead to global warming and greenhouse effect. Also, researchers are working on sustainability of energy by reducing the waste heat emission. This course focuses on imparting valuable expertise on the students on benefits of energy conservation and storage. Furthermore, ways of generating alternative energy so as to encourage less use of fossil fuels to have cleaner and greener planet is the focus of the course. Topics to be covered include electromechanical energy conversion: induced EMF, forces and torques in magnetic field systems; sources of electrical and motive power; dynamic equations of electromechanical systems. Solar energy and other sources of renewable energy: Wind, geothermal, and pumps energy storage. Primary and secondary cells, battery types and characteristics; battery applications in energy conversion systems, light and heavy machines and transports; testing, fault diagnosis, repairs and effect of environmental factors on battery life.
This is the second phase of investigation involving the fabrication of the designed model, calibration, testing, data collection and analysis and presentation of a written report of investigations
This course introduces the basic principles and applications of electrical and electronics circuits. Itattempts to explainelements of ideal and passive components and their constitutive relations; laws governing linear circuitsof different configurations; andelements of electronics and their applications in real world.
Periodic waveforms and their average and effective values. Non-linear elements: their characteristics and use in simple circuits. Steady state response of single-phase alternating current circuits: review of complex variables. Complex impedances and admittances. Series and parallel resonant circuits. Power factor correction, magnetic circuit, mutual inductance. Introduction to electrical machines: DC generators and motors. Introduction to electrical and electronic power measuring instruments and equipments. A.C and D.C bridges.
This course starts with a review of computer systems, hardware, and software and other programming languages. It introduces Matlab to the students with a review of matrix algebra, the Matlab programming environment, numerical methods with Matlab, introduction to symbolic mathematics, GUIDE interface programming, Data acquisition, digital signal processing and embedded systems in MATLAB. Then Simulink will be looked into with classes on introduction to Simulink, block sets, building custom blocks, editing blocks, setting up and running simulations. The course also introduces spice and Electronic workbench softwares with simulations in multisim and proteus.
This course covers the use of Object-Oriented Program (OOP) to develop computer simulations for engineering problems. Programming with the C++ and Matlab languages, OOP concepts including classes, inheritance and polymorphism, programming with class libraries, Event driven simulation techniques in an object oriented environment, programming projects including the development of a simulator for and engineering application
This course is designed primarily for all students admitted into the Federal University of Technology, Akure. It provides a comprehensive knowledge and insight into engineering drawing as a basic tool of engineering. Topics to be covered include: Instruments for engineering drawing and their uses. Drawing Paper Sizes; Margins; and Title Blocks. Lettering and types of line. Geometrical construction: bisection of lines and angles and their applications. Polygon, tangency, locus of simple mechanisms. Pictorial drawing; Isometric, oblique and perspectives. Orthographic projection. Dimensioning and development of simple shapes. Assembly drawing of simple components. Conventional representation of common engineering features. Freehand sketching. Use of engineering drawing software of the department.
This course is one of the preparatory courses on basic manufacturing processes, an important aspect of Mechanical Engineering. It is a compulsory course taken by all 100 level students in the university. The course is practically oriented and designed to introduce students to Mechanical Engineering workshop practices, manufacturing processes and properties of engineering materials which will help them as they progress in their courses. The course will help the students to be conversant with the workshop hazard and to observe all safety practices and codes. It cuts across all sections and departments of Mechanical Engineering workshop. Topics to be covered include introduction to basic manufacturing processes, organisation of workshop, workshop hazard and safety practices and codes, properties of engineering materials, bench-work and fitting, introduction to turning exercises (straight and step turning chamfering, screw cutting), milling and milling exercise, drilling techniques and exercise, sheet metal work, welding and soldering technique with exercises. Others are properties of wood, wood work and joinery exercises, workshop measurements, refrigeration and airconditioning: principles of operation, refrigerants and trouble shooting, Methods of leak detection, charging and discharging, safety precautions.
This course is designed primarily for all engineering students and students of engineering related courses. It provides a comprehensive knowledge and insight into engineering drawing as a basic tool of engineering. Topics to be covered include:Further projection of solids. First and third angle projections.Isometric projections.Intersection of surfaces and developments. Sectional views, Curve of interpenetrations. True lengths and true shapes.Parts and assembly drawings.Preparation of working drawing for manufacturing in accordance with standards. Reading and interpretation of manufacturerâ€™s drawing of equipment.
This course is an introductory course to all other thermodynamics-based courses; it is very useful for students in all forms of engineering because itâ€™s a foundation course for engineers in all disciplines. However, it also meets the need of students in other hard science related fields, as a course that provides the basic introduction to the three solid state of matter. The principles are introduced so that a clear understanding of the basic issues related to thermodynamics are well understood As a practical course, the focus is to impart useful skills on the students in order to give them a total reorientation of engineering challenges they find within their environment
The objectives of this course are to: ï‚· Introduce students to basic engineering mechanics ï‚· Provide students with opportunities to develop their knowledge of applied Mechanics.
This course is a compulsory course designed for students in engineering disciplines to acquire quality knowledge in the area of materials science and engineering. Materials are the bedrock of Engineering. Therefore it is important that all students in the various discipline of engineering be fortified with adequate knowledge of the course. The course shall span through structure-property-application relationship of materials with respect to mechanical behaviour of materials, electrical properties of materials, optical and magnetic properties of materials, materials and there interference with the environment among others.
Function of a Real Variable: Definition of Functions of Real variable, Types of function. Graph of a function of real variables: Graphical representation.Limits and continuity of functions of real variables: Idea of limits of functions of real variable, the rate of change of a function, differentiation from first principle, the concept of continuity of function of real variable, Limits and limit location.Techniques of differentiation:Differentiation of the sum and difference of functions, differentiation of a product of functions, differentiation of a quotient of functions second and higher derivatives, differentiation of a function of a function, differentiation of inverse functions, differentiation of implicit functions, differentiation from parametric equations. Application of differentiation: Applications to kinematics, the tangent and normal to a curve, the maximum and minimum of a function.Extreme curve sketching: Turning points of a curve,minimum and maximum values of a curve.Integration: Integration of a constant,methods of integration , integration of rational algebraic fractions, integration by substitution, integration by partial fractions, integration of trigonometric functions . Applications of integration: Application of geometry and mechanics, areas of plane shapes,volume of plane shapes.
This course is the first course in numerical analysis designed for students in mathematics, physical sciences, engineering, mineral and earth sciences. The focus of the course is to equip students with basic useful skills to solve numerically both theoretical and empirical problems leading to linear and nonlinear equations. Topics to be covered include numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations; curve fitting; error analysis; interpolation and approximation; zeros of non linear equations in one variable; system of linear equations; numerical differentiation and integration.
This course is a follow-up to MTS 209 â€“ Elementary Differential Equations I. It is designed for students in Mathematics to equip them with methods of solving differential equations and other special functions. The topics to be covered in this course include series solutions to second order linear equations â€“ Bessel, Legendre equations; hypergeometric functions/equations; Gamma and Beta functions; Sturm-Liouville problems; orthogonal polynomials and functions; Fourier series and transform; solution of Laplace, wave and heat equations by Fourier method.
Space and Time, frames of reference, Invariance of physical laws, relativity of simultaneity, relativity of time intervals, relativity of length, units and dimension; standards and units, unit consistency and conversions. Kinematics vectors and vector addition, components of vectors, unit vectors, products of vectors. Displacement, Time and average velocity, instantaneous velocity, average acceleration, motion with constant acceleration, freely falling bodies, position and velocity vectors, acceleration vector, projectile motion. Motion in a circle and relative velocity. Fundamental laws of mechanics: forces and interactions, Newtonâ€™s first law, Newtonâ€™s second law, mass and weight, Newtonâ€™s third law. Statics and dynamics: application of Newtonâ€™s laws, dynamics of particles, frictional forces, dynamics of circular motion. Galilean invariance, universal gravitation, gravitational potential energy, elastic potential energy, conservative and non-conservative forces. Work and energy, kinetic energy and the workenergy theorem, power, momentum and impulse, conservation of momentum, collisions and momentum conservation, elastic collisions, centre of mass. Rotational dynamics and angular momentum angular velocity and acceleration, energy in rotational motion, parallel axis theorem, torque, torque and rotation about a moving axis, simple harmonic motion and its applications. The simple pendulum, damped oscillations, forced oscillations and resonance.
This course is an exploratory course. It is designed to meet the need of the students in the basic knowledge of Physics especially in the area of the properties of matter which is an essential ingredient for the understanding of the principle of the movement of particles in materials. The course will meet the need of students in physical, chemical and biological sciences. It is also a relevant material for students in engineering and also finds useful applications in environmental science and technology.
This course is an exploratory practical course in physics. It is designed for students in Physics and allied disciplines. It is a course designed so as to provide hands-on training in the use of some laboratory equipments as well as in report writing. As a practical course, the focus is to impart useful skills on the students in order to enhance their knowledge in Physics. Students are made to perform some experiments in the laboratory. These experiments are taking from mechanics and properties of matter and Optics, which are the core aspects of the Physics courses taking by students at the first semester of their 100 Level. Here, six major experiments are to be set and demonstrated for students. They are: i).Measurements, ii) Determination of acceleration due to gravity using spiral spring method, iii) Determination of acceleration due to gravity using compound pendulum method, iv) Determination of moment of inertia of a rigid body, v) Determination of refractive index of glass using rectangular prism, vi) Determination of refractive index of glass using triangular prism.