Course Description

100 LEVEL

There are no Engineering and Technology courses at the 100 level, Students at this level take prescribed courses at the Faculty of Science. These are BIO 101, BIO 103, CHM 101, CHM 191, FAA 101, GNS 101, MTH 101, PHY 101, PHY 103, LIB 101, BIO 104, CHM 102, CHM 192, CSE 100, GNS 102, GNS 110, MTH 102, PHY 102 and PHY 104.

200 LEVEL

EEE 201 – Basic Electrical Engineering I (3 Units)

Brief history of electrical engineering, Review of basic electrostatics, terminal and physical description of electric circuit elements; resistors, capacitors, inductors, mutual inductors, transformers, voltage and current sources. Network theorem; Kirchoff’s Voltage Law (KVL), Kirchoff’s Current Law (KCL), Thevenin, Norton, and Superposition theorems.  Power and energy in electric circuits. Equivalencies, Periodic waveforms and their effective values. Transient and steady state response of electric networks. Single time constant circuits, concept of impedance and admittance. Elementary treatment of resonant circuits.  Review of magnetic field of current sin space. Transformers; their features and applications; poly phase systems.  Introduction to electrical machines.  Direct Current (DC) motors and generator, electric lamps and illumination. 45(T); C

EEE 203 – Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory I (1 Unit)

Experiments designed to familiarize the students with the use of electrical measuring instruments such as ammeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters and oscilloscopes.  Experiments with use of power supplies, sine wave oscillators and pulse generators such as power and signal sources – Simple experiments using diodes. 45h (P); C

EEE 231 – Engineering Analysis I (4 Units)

Principles of differential calculus; Applications to plane, Curves, targent, normal and curvature.  Sequence and series.  Taylors and Maclaurin series; to include functions of several variables.  Maximum and Minimum and Saddle Point.  Approximate solution of equations.  Principles of integral calculus.  Numerical integration’s. First and second order differential equations.  Multiple integration, line, surface and volume integral.  Partial differential equations and applications to Engineering Problems.  Introduction to Fourier series analysis.  Fourier transforms.  Laplace transforms and simple applications to Engineering.  Integral functions: Gamma, Beta, Error and Elliptic function. 60h (T); C

EEE 232 – Engineering Analysis II (3 Units)

Vectors, Scalars, Vectors and Scalars Fields.  Productions of two, three or more vectors.  Vectors differentiation and integration.  Gradients, divergence, curves and their physical significance.  Three-dimensional of complex variable.

MEE 201 – Engineering Drawing I (2 Units)

Engineering drawing as a means of communicating technical details on structures, components, engines, instruments, electrical wiring details etc.  Materials and Instruments in use for Engineering drawing.  Different types of lines and their uses; lettering; borderlines, details-box and dimensioning on drawings, paper sizes, drawing layout.  First and third angles, triangles and polygon; pictorial and orthographic projections.  Conic sections; ellipse, parabola and hyperbola; screw thread.  Loci including involute, cycloid, epi-and hypocycloids.

MEE 202 – Engineering Drawing II (2 Units)

  • Representation of mechanical fastener in drawing; bolts, nuts, studs cap screws, rivets, etc., internally-threaded holes.
  • Sectioning Practices; necessity for sectioning, cutting planes and cutting plane lines, full and half sections; hatching; rules relating to sectioning; examples of sectioning in machine drawing.
  • More on orthographic projections for standard machine parts.
  • Isometric projections
  • Points, lines and objects in space; true shapes and dimensions
  • Auxiliary views, elementary intersection curves and development
  • Assembly drawings
  • Cam profiles
  • Symbols and abbreviations used in Mechanical, Civil and Electronic Electrical Engineering.

MEE 203 – Workshop Technology I (2 Units)

General introduction of facilities in Engineering workshops and safety in workshops, measuring instruments, calipers, micrometers, gauges etc, manual and machine-operated workshop tools for metal and woodwork and their care.  Bench-work; metal and woodwork practice.  Machines for turning, milling, shaping, drilling etc, introduction to welding.  General introduction to automobile workshop practices.  Identification of automobile parts and their functions.

MEE 204 – Workshop Technology II (2 Units)

Introduction to automobiles; main components of automobiles.  Fundamentals of Engine operation and construction; basic concepts and definitions, engine cycles, principles of operations of valve mechanism, cooling, lubrication, fuel and starting system, etc, maintenance and general servicing of automobiles; daily, routine preventive maintenance, etc.  Fault tracing, troubleshooting and remedies for ignition, fuel, brake systems etc. fabrication and machining of components from available drawings.  Welding and fabrication, fundamentals of welding, welding processes, welding joint preparation and weld inspection.

MEE 205 – Engineering Material I (3 Units)

Physical properties of materials; atomic and molecular structure, bonding forces, structure of materials, wood, cement, plastics, metallic states.  Crystals and defects in Crystal, Isotropy and anisotropy; Essential and desirable properties of engineering materials; physical mechanical, thermal, chemical, technological and electrical properties.  Common engineering materials for structures, machine parts/equipment, electrical items, instruments, etc, inherent properties in these and how they may be modified as required.  Factors to be taken into account in the selection and choice of engineering materials.

MEE 206 – Mechanics of Machines I (2 Units)

Newton’s laws and the fundamentals of rigid dynamics.  Displacement, Velocity and acceleration of points and simple mechanism in two – dimensional motion, low graphical analysis, instant centers, images flexible shaft couplings, virtual work energy and speed fluctuations in machines.  Power transmission by clutches and belts.  The flywheel and mechanical governors.

MEE 207 – Fluid Mechanics I (2 Units)

Nature and types of fluids.  Physical properties of fluids.  Fluids static stability of submerged and floating bodies. Fluids flow concepts conservation of mass, momentum energy. Simple application of conservation laws.  Flow measurements.

MEE 208 – Engineering Materials II (2 Units)

Structure of materials, crystals and defects in crystals.  Conductors, semiconductors.  Alloy theory application to industrial alloy – steel in particular.  Metal working; hot and cold working, heat treatment, etc.  principles of mechanism, testing of materials.  Impact test, tensile tests, fatigue tests, creep and non – destructive tests, corrosion and corrosion controls, isotropy and anisotropy, Dielectric materials.

MEE 209 – Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1 Unit)

Pressure measurement; stability of floating bodies, flow measurement using venturimeter, orifice, weir, rotameter, etc. impact of jet on flat and round surface.

MEE 210 – Engineering Materials Laboratory (1 Unit)

Mechanical tests, impact tests, hardness tests, fatigue test, creep and nondestructive test of engineering materials.  Testing of magnetic materials e.g. transformer coils, testing of insulators, cable and transformer oils.

MEE 211 – Engineering Thermodynamics I (2 Units)

Basic concepts, units in use: Open and Close system; thermodynamics as the study of inter-relationships between work, heat and the properties of system, thermodynamic properties of a systems; Pressure, Specific volume, temperature, internal energy.  The first law of thermodynamics and its corollaries.  Flow and non-flow processes, steady state equation and its applications.

MEE 212 – Engineering Thermodynamics II (2 Units)

The second law of thermodynamics and its corollaries.  Reversibility and irreversibility.  The thermodynamic temperature scale, entropy, and its characteristics.  Pure substance.  State changes in a system consisting of a pure fluid substance.  Introduction to heat engines and heat pumps. Refrigeration, gas liquefaction, phase equilibra, chemical for honogneous and heterogeneous system.

MEE 213 – Engineering Mechanics (3 Units)

STATICS: Law of statics, system forces and their properties, simple problems.  Center of mass, moment of inertia, analysis of coplanar forces, friction, work and energy. PARTICLE DYNAMICS: Kinematics of plane motion, Newton’s Law, Kinetics of particles, momentum and energy method.  Velocity and acceleration diagrams for Simple Problems, Simple harmonic Motion.

MEE 214 – Strength of Material I (2 Units)

Resultants of forces, moments and couples.  Equivalent force system, Hooke’s law.  Method of superposition.  Stresses and deformation resulting from temperature changes.  Stresses in thin cylinders and spheres.  Stresses on an inclined plane.  Principal stresses, structural mechanics of statically-determinate rigid body systems and plane pin-jointed frames.  Bending moment and shear in beams.  Simple beams, trusses and column deflection of beams, torsion.

MEE 216 – Strength of Material Lab. I (1 Unit)

Demonstration of Hooke’s law, Experiment on Stresses – strain relationship.  Bending stresses in beams.  Demonstration of deflection of beams.

AGE 200 – Introduction to Agricultural Engineering (2 Units)

Agricultural Engineering as a Profession: Definition of Agricultural Engineering, Fields of Specialization in Agricultural Engineering, Functions of Graduate Agricultural Engineers. Relationship between agricultural engineering and other engineering disciplines. Contribution of agricultural engineering to Nigerian economy. Tractors and their Power units. Farm Machinery: Primary and Secondary Tillage Implement, Planting, Weeding, Harvesting and Spraying Equipment, Introduction to Soil and Water Engineering and Tractor Operation. 30h (T); 45 (P); C.

CSE 201 – Basic Computer Programming (3 Units)

Structured programming principles.  Keywords and standard identifiers structure of a programming language.  I/O statements.  Control structures Arrays, subprogramming, records files, sets, enumerated and sub-range data use Pascal.

APH 203 – Animal Husbandry (2 Units)

Man and the history and development of animal in agriculture.  Common breeds of Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Poultry and Rabbit and General principle of their husbandry including housing, record keeping, feeding, breeding and health management, processing and marketing of animal products.

CPS 203 – Introductory Soil Science (2 Units)

Soils, their origin and formation, soil mineralogy, soil formation factors and processes soil profile, physical properties of soils-soil texture, soil structure, soil moisture, air and temperature.  Soil colloids, soil reactions, soil organic matter and soil organisms.  Soil and water conservation nutrient requirements and mineral nutrition of plants.  Meaning and scope of soil fertility.  Essential nutrient elements and their roles in crop growth and development.  Physical, chemical and biological factors affecting nutrients availability and supply.  Fertilizers; sources, forms manufacture, application, methods, rates, ratio, filler, recommendation, timing handling and storage.  Soil fertility in the tropics.  A venues of nutrient losses.  Ways of improving soil fertility.  Problems militating against fertilizer manufacture and use.  Maintenance of soil fertility, biological nitrogen fixation, manures and fertilizers.  Fertilizer usage.

CPS 204 – Principle of Crop Husbandry (2 Units)

Crop production and its development.  The principles, problems and prospects of crops production.  Importance of crop production. Cultural practices: land clearing, land preparation, packing, burning, seeding/plant; weeding, fertilizer application, etc.  cropping systems, tillage practices – conventional, minimum, no tillage.  Farm tools and machinery, farm buildings and structures.  Agronomic groupings of crop plants; cereals, legumes, roots crops, tuber crops, oil crops, forage crops, fibre crops, sugar crops, etc.  Types and characteristics of arthropods, micro-organisms and other pests affecting crops.  Insect pests and diseases of arable and permanent crops.  Management of pests, diseases and weeds.  World, African and Nigerian food production problems and potential solutions.  Water and soil conservation, irrigation and drainage.

300 LEVEL

CSE 331 – Engineering Statistics (3 Units)

Measures of Dispersion: mean, median, mode, geometric mean, harmonic mean for grouped and ungrouped data correlation and regression analysis. Probability Theory:  Definition, axioms, Normal, binomial, poisson distributions, mathematical expectations, probability density function.

CVE 301 – Engineering Geology (3 Units)

Geological processes, earth’s internal processes, effect on the crust.  Geomorphology.  Properties of rocks, minerals, and their relation to engineering problems.  Classification of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic and rocks their importance in engineering geology;  geotectonic: Elements of structural geology and its relation to engineering structures.  30h (T); 45h (P)

EEE 332 – Engineering Analysis III (3 Units)

Solution of linear and non-linear equations.  Finite differences, functions of complex variables.  Differentiation and integration of complex functions, Cauchy – Riemman’s transforms.   Introduction to Non – linear differential equation.  Power series solution of differential equations.  The enter method; Runge – Kutta methods; introduction to Optimization methods. 45h (T); PR: EEE 234

MEE 314 – Agricultural Engineering Workshop Practice

Practical Operation of machine tools; lathe, milling shaping, drilling machines.  Description of machine tools with reference to the following; fixture, work holding devices or methods, tools or cutter classification used, indexing and thread cutting calculation, and so on.  Importance of tools, grinding and cooling agents to machine tools.  Installation, testing and maintenance of machine tools; machine tool alignment, machinery mounts and fixing foundry and casting techniques; foundry materials and tools, casting methods/techniques.

MEE 316 – Engineering Drawing III (2 Units)

Projection of lines and laminae; auxiliary views and mixed projections.  Preparation of detailed working drawing for production; semi – detail drawings, conventional presentation methods.  Assemble drawing of machines, devices and installation layout. Itemization and parts listing, Drawing office practice and reprographics.

MEE 323 – Machine Design (2 Units)

Principles of design.  Simple stress analysis.  Use of threaded and non –threaded fasteners.  Shaft design.  Design of screws.  Flexible mechanical elements (belt and chain drives).  Couplings, clutches and brakes.  Mechanical springs.  Antifriction bearing, rolling contact bearing.  Identification of standard machine components. 30h (P); PR: MEE 214

MEE 391 – Metallurgy (2 Units)

Structure of crystalline materials, solidification, mechanical working; liquid and solid solution; concept of phase equilibrium.  Micro and macro structure of materials.  The modification of properties through changes in micro structure.  Materials strengthening mechanisms, alloying including high strength and heat resistant alloys; non ferrors metals and their alloys.  Tool steels.  Metallurgy of casting, brazing, soldering and welding, modern welding techniques and applications; weldability of industrial materials;  Non – destructive materials testing.             30h (T); PR; MEE 208

AGE 313 – Agricultural Mechanization (2 Units)

Agricultural Mechanization Concepts.  Framework, meaning and classification of agricultural mechanization in Nigeria.  Problems militating against the development of agricultural engineering. Analysis of production systems.  Case studies of selected farms.  30h (T); C. Agricultural Mechanization as a strategy for rural development. Impact on food production and on infrastructural development. Linkages with rural industrialisation.

AGE 318 – Agricultural Engineering Surveying (3 Units)

Introduction and definitions.  Measurement of horizontal distances.  Leveling.  Random errors.  Direction of lines and measurement of angles.  Traverse surveys.  Triangulation.  Topographic surveys.  Theodolite traversing.  Plane table surveying.  Stadia measurements.  Land Shaping and earthwork.  Water leveling.  30h (T); 45 (P); C.

AGE 326 – Processing and Storage of Agricultural Products I

Components of Crop Processing Engineering approach to crop processing.  Structure and composition of food grains.  Clearing and grading of agricultural products, Milling of grains. Handling methods.  Crop drying.  Crop storage.

AGE 344 – Agricultural Engineering Hydrology I

The hydrologic cycle.  Solar and earth radiation.  The precipitation process and rainfall types.  Point rainfall analysis.  Evaporation, infiltration and seepage theories.  Rainfall types.  Run off process.  Stream gauging.  Groundwater hydraulics. Watershed Management. Flood Routing.

400 LEVEL

AGE 407 – Agricultural Engineering Hydraulics I (3 Units)

Fluid properties: pressure, density, viscosity, equation of state, fluid statics; pressure variation; hydrostatic forces, buoyancy, stability of bodies.  Fluid motion: momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations.  Engineering applications.  Laminar and turbulent flows.  Reynolds number.  Dimensional analysis and similitude. Open channel flow. 30h (T); 45h(P); PR: MEE 207

AGE 411 – Irrigation Engineering I (2 Units)

Definition and scope. Types of Irrigation. Factors Affecting irrigation – Soil and soil moisture, climate Determination of Evapotranspiration. Crop coefficient and crop water Requirement. Irrigation Requirements irrigation Efficiency. Irrigation Methods and Design.

AGE 413 – Agricultural Power I (2 Units)

Analytical study of farm power sources. Historical development, design, use and maintenance of agricultural tractors.  Tractor systems, criteria for selection, use and maintenance of other power sources. 30h (T); C. Download

AGE 415 – Agricultural Machinery I (2 Units)

Classification of farm equipment and field operations. Primary, secondary and cultivating tillage implement.  Force analysis and power measurements on typical tillage tools.  Planting equipment: Assembly maintenance, calibration and operation.  Field performance of crop production equipment.

AGE 417 – Farm Structures and Environmental Control (3 Units)

Analysis of farm structures existing in Nigeria.  Environmental and structural requirements of crops and livestock.  Design of structural members.  Specifications, selection and handling of farm building materials.  Bills of quantities and economic considerations.  Farm stead Planning and layout. Water supply and sewage disposal, Specifications and selection of farm building materials. Use of psychrometric charts.  45h (T); C.

AGE 421 – Farm Electrification (2 Units)

Electrical Codes, tariffs and regulations.  Electrical power transmission and farmstead planning.  Testing procedures. Power factor corrections. Selection and use of electric motors.  Transformers.  Energy conversion.  Application of electricity to handling processing and storage of agricultural products.  Basic electronic applications to farm electrical processes.  45h (T). Download