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AUBO 131 Fundamentals of Auto Body Repair  3 Credits
An introduction to the basic theory and repair procedures of automobile body structures. Appropriate welding and hand tool skills are developed on mock-ups, before work is done on damaged cars.
The laboratory shall introduce students to safety practices while dealing with vehicle body repair, as well introduce them to the tools and equipment and refinishing materials. The students shall handle introductory panel repair work as a laboratory project.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisite: MTLS 122A, 122B.

AUBO 212 Auto Body Refinishing  3 Credits
A study of the fundamentals of refinishing materials, equipment and procedures. Emphasis on surface preparation for spot, panel, overall and custom refinishing. The laboratory experiences shall introduce the students to the skills of surface preparation and application of automotive refinishing materials, emphasis will be on spot panel and overall spray with solid, Basement/clear coat, and pearl finishes.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AUBO 131

AUBO 221 Major Panel Repair    3 Credits
A study on sectioning, panel repair and alignment, fixed and movable glass replacement and preparation for final finish.  The Laboratory learning experience shall include removal and installation of goads, visual inspection for damage, panel repair, alignment and panel adjustment, glasses and other fixtures; removal and replacement. 2 lecture hour per week 1 three-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisite: AUBO 212

AUBO 311 Major Collision Repair  3 Credits
A study of major repair covering skills, tools, heavy equipment, frame alignment within accepted tolerances and standards, and estimating. Emphasis is on panel replacement, clipping, and auto frame straightening. The laboratory skills and experiences shall include minor and major collision appraiser and estimating frame and body measurement alignment partial panel replacement and sectioning.  2 lecture hour 1 three-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisite: AUBO 221.

AUBO 330 Motor Vehicle Valuation and Insurance 3 Credits
A course dealing with the comprehensive technical assessment of the vehicle on the following areas; mechanical condition, body and chassis, mechanical testing, pit inspection, body and exterior inspection, electrical and electronic controls, suspension, tires and rim, and motor vehicle insurance. 3 lecture hours per week.

AUTO 100 Personal Auto Care    1 Credit
Stressing the need for proper procedures in routine automobile maintenance. Helping the automobile owner become a wise consumer with emphasis on how to do simple tune up, maintenance, and minor repairs. Not applicable to an automotive major or minor. 1 lecture hour and 1 three-hour laboratory per week.

AUTO 110 Automobile Driving    1 Credit
This course aims at providing knowledge and skills in automobile driving. Emphasis is given to safe driving habits and an understanding of the Highway Code. 1 lecture hour and 2 hours of practical driving sessions per week. Prerequisites: Must be 18 years old or above with passport or National Identification card.

AUTO 114 Power Technology    1 Credit
A study of basic power sources with regards to internal combustion principles and energy analysis as applies to small gasoline engines. Disassembling, assessing and reassembling of a small internal combustion engine. 1 lecture hours per week. 1 three hour laboratory per week.


AUTO 221 Automotive Electricity and Electronics  3 Credits
The study of automotive electrical and electronic systems. Emphasis in starting, charging, and ignition systems, electrical and electronic diagnostic procedures, repairs, and adjustments. Laboratory activities include introduction to safe working habits in automotive electrical works and proper usage of tools, disassembly and reassembly of various electrical components including starter motors, alternators, tracing the various circuitry and identification of various electronic and electrical components, measurement and testing of electrical systems and problem solving procedures.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three hour lab session per week. Prerequisites: ELCT 111 and AUTO 222.

AUTO 222 Automotive Engines  3 Credits
A study of automotive engine fundamentals. Emphasis is given to theory, design, types and operations of internal components and systems trouble diagnosis and repair procedures. Disassembling, assessment, reassembling of an automobile engine, emphasis on identifying basic parts, procedures and operating principles and trouble diagnosis. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three hour laboratory per week
Prerequisite: AUTO 114

AUTO 311 Automotive Air Conditioning   2 Credit
A study of heating ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC) and controls. Emphasis is given to inspection and repair of compressor, dryer, evaporator, condenser, and controls and retrofitting.
. Laboratory session involving the identification of the various components of the various HVAC systems. Identification of the various AC controls, manipulation of ac control head. Dismantling and reassembly of ac compressors, measuring the high and low side pressures, repair of leakages, evacuation and refilling of systems, retrofitting and routine maintenance procedures of automotive HVAC Systems. 1 lecture hour per week 1 three hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: AUTO 231

AUTO 322. Automotive Diesel  3 Credits
A study of overall diesel engine principle as regards engine types, construction and management, fuel and injection principles, electronic engine management systems. Disassembling, assessment and reassembling of a compression ignition engine, special focus on the fuel injection system.2 lecture hours per week, 1 three hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: AUTO 222

AUTO 331 Drive Trains and Suspension   3 Credits
This is a study of automotive clutches, transmissions/transaxles, drivelines, differentials, brakes, suspension springs and shocks, steering, tire, wheel balancing and alignment. Disassemble, assessment and reassemble of power transmission and suspension mechanisms.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three hour laboratories per week Prerequisite: AUBO 221

AUTO 422 Engine Performance     3 Credits
A study of automotive tune-up fundamentals. Emphasis is given to fuel systems and metering devices, vacuum and air systems. Engine management systems and computer diagnostics. Laboratory on disassembling and reassembling of various types of fuel system components and ignition systems. Manipulating the fuel, air and ignition system and observing their effects on engine performance. Servicing and problem diagnosis in fuel, ignition and air delivery systems. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour lab session per week. Prerequisite: AUTO 231


AUTO 430 Heavy Commercial Vehicles Systems 2 Credit
A study of heavy commercial vehicle systems that include cabins, chassis, axles, hitches, power systems, gearing and clutches, boosters, suspensions and tires. Physical examination on operations of heavy vehicle systems 1 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisites AUTO 321


CMMT 321 Communication Principles   3 Credits
An introductory course to electronic communication systems involving; noise in communication systems, AM and FM principles, transmitters and receivers, multiplexing and data communication. Laboratory on oscillator circuit building, Mixers, AM /FM radio building, AM/FM demodulation circuits, RF Amplifier circuit investigation.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: ELCT 211

CMMT 332 Digital Television Circuits    3 Credits
Study of television transmission principles, focusing on the theory and operation of monochrome and color television systems, Plasma TV, LCD and LED screen TV. It includes antenna systems, high and low voltage power supplies, picture tube and vertical detection systems. Laboratory exercise that emphasize on both digital and analogue TV circuits on troubleshooting techniques and assembly of television by sections. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: ELCT 211


CMMT 333 Digital RF Circuits and Systems   3 Credits
Analog and digital RF circuits for communication including broadcast TV and radio, mobile and cellular radio, transmitters and receivers, mixers, oscillators, modulators, AGC, gain distribution and IF amplifiers. Other applications of RF e.g. medicine, imaging, RFID, heating astronomy and optoelectronics spectrum management are discussed. Design and practical winding of RF inductors, investigation of RF oscillator circuits, Use of smith charts and software for impendence matching, design of a low noise amplifier at RF frequencies. Analog to digital converter and digital to Analog converter, Use of simulation software to investigate DSP circuits components. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: CMMT 321

CMMT 412 Telecom and Packet Networks   3 Credits
This course covers telecom, data communication and networks as used in telecommunication. Addresses circuit switching vs circuit switching, and the emergence of VoIP. Laboratory on handsets dial and tone types, appreciate the investigation of components used in circuit switching circuits. Use of packet methods to implement telephone circuit, VoIP. Use of the telephone with other systems. Call center or conferencing. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: CMMT 333A, 333B.

CMMT 320 Analog and Digital Filters    3 Credits
Survey of electrical filter technology, response, design and application of passive and active filters, effects of component imperfection on filter performance. Digital signal and system description. Difference equations. Discrete Fourier transform. The Z-transforms. Linear time-invariant systems; representation of linear-time-invariant systems described by difference equations. Design and implementation of digital filter. Characterize circuits by looking at their step and sinusoidal steady-state responses, measure and plot the magnitude and the phase of the frequency response of the circuit: lowpass, highpass, bandpass and bandstop filters. Characterize and develop sallen key filters using simulation software and practical wiring. Implementation of digital filters through Matlab.2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Elect 211


CMMT 423 Mobile and Satellite Communications  3 Credits
This course covers satellite and mobile communications as applied in electronic communications. Fibre optic communication is covered, including Link Budgets for both Fibre optics and satellite. Laboratory project on designing some antennas, set up of a C and KU band satellite receiver system, splicing of cables, Design of a given fiber system. Appreciate the use of Mobile phones for Data rather than voice and multimedia application.2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CMMT 412

CMMT 411 Sound and Video Production   3 Credits
Study on digital sound recording, video capturing, editing and production. It includes radio programming, broadcast operations, lighting technology, and colour adjustment using digital imaging software. Sound and video capturing, editing and video production laboratories that deals with the mastery of the course. 2 lecture hours per week. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: CMMT 332

CNST 140 Home Maintenance      2 Credits
A course designed to help the future and present homeowner save on home repairs. Emphasis is placed on maintenance, tools, supplies, and procedures followed in making home repairs. 2 lecture hour and 1 three-hour laboratory per week.

COMP 130 Software Applications in Technology  2 Credit
This course introduces the student to computer fundamentals and applications, concepts and tools they need for research and presentation in a technological environment. Applications include keyboarding, word-processing, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Matlab etc.  Laboratory projects on word processing, excel, PowerPoint, Access, configuration of a printer, scanner and some basic troubleshooting skills for software and hardware including the installation of programs. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.

COMP 321 Digital Integrated Circuits    3 Credits
Study on digital integrated circuits including characteristics of logic gates, families and application of IC gates, clocks, counters, registers, displays, memories, microcontrollers and microprocessors. Practical applications by experiment on the following topics: Semiconductor switching device circuits, bread boarding, truth table deigning, logic gates, Boolean algebra, clock system, flip-flops circuits, logic circuits, counters, timers, multiplexer, de-multiplexers, seven segment display and basic registry and memory.  2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: ELCT 122, and TCEM 122.

COMP 332 Microprocessor and Microcontroller Circuits 3 Credits
A study of microprocessor, microcontrollers, computer hardware and interfacing, embedded systems, programming and their applications. Actual laboratory experiment that deal with microprocessor, microcontroller, microcomputer units and programming experience using Arduino, Atmega, Atmel modules, studio and AVR software. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: COMP 321.

COMP 333 Networking and Web Development  3 Credits
Strategies in wired and wireless networking, hardware structure and design, server applications, website design and development, management and security concerns, client-server interactions, application layer protocols, TCP/IP protocol suite. Creating WWW sites and domains. Computer networking laboratories that deals with computer networking topology,  designing a  minimum of seven pages personal website and a development of an existing website with no less than seven pages. 2 lecture hours per week. 1 three hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: COMP 130.

COMP 334 Computer Hardware    3 Credits
An introduction to computer component selection and application. Topics include motherboards, video cards, memories, storage devices, BIOS input/output devices, modems, printers, and network cards and their applicability to industry applications and standards. Laboratory experiment on personal and laptop computer power supply, motherboards, bios system, storage devices, computer casing design, peripherals compatibility and computer monitors. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: COMP 130, COMP 332.

ELCT 100 Basic Electronics Maintenance    1 Credit
This is a course in basic maintenance of electronic equipment and computers. The course covers principles of basic electronic circuits, electronic devices and maintenance of electronic equipment and computers. 1 lecture hour and 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Credits earned in this course do not count for electronics majors and minors.

ELCT 102 Technology for Pastors     1 Credit
An introduction to and practical application of various technological devices and software related to the work of a pastor. The topics include: sound system repairs and operation, lighting systems, multimedia systems, software for word processing, power point presentations, electronic drawing, spread sheets, database and theological software tools. 1 lecture hour.

ELCT 111 Fundamentals of Electronics   3 Credits

Study of the fundamentals of electronics technology: including Ohm’s, Kirchhoff’s laws, series and parallel DC, AC resistive, capacitive and inductive circuits. Circuit analysis techniques of DC/AC circuits, with a study of RLC circuits and their applications. Laboratory experiments on the verification of the principles and properties of series, parallel and series-parallel resistive circuits through Ohm’s, Kirchhoff’s Current and Voltage laws application; Thevenin Superposition, Norton theorems; RC and RL circuit properties and troubleshooting techniques2 lecture hours lecture per week 1 three hour laboratory per week.

ELCT 122 Analog Electronics I    3 Credits
Introduction to solid-state devices including diodes, BJTs, JFETs, MOSFETs and other special semiconductor devices. Emphasis in design and application of these devices, transistor biasing schemes, amplifier configurations and frequency response etc. Emphasis is on application of solid state devices for practical circuit implementation in design of transistor biasing schemes, amplifier configurations and frequency response, linear ICs, etc. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Co– requisite to ELCT 111

ELCT 211 Analog Electronics II      3 Credits
Study of basic power, differential and operational amplifier circuits, electronic circuits such as regulated power supply, switching power supplies, filter circuits, oscillators, resonant circuits, mixers etc. Special emphasis is placed on the use of the operational amplifier and various applications as used in electronic circuits.  Laboratory on the implementation and determination of the characteristics of non-inverting and inverting amplifiers; application of the OP amp as comparator, integrator, differentiator, adder, peak detector and log and antilog amplifier; Verification of the Op amp and select linear ICs for filters, voltage regulation , oscillation and communication circuits2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: ELCT 122.

ELCT 312 Product Design and Development  2 Credit
This is a project-based course that covers modern tools and methods for product design and development. The cornerstone is a project in which teams of management, engineering, and industrial design students conceive, design and prototype a physical product. The practical application of fabrication and construction techniques is demonstrated by the student. Class sessions are conducted in workshop mode and employ cases and hands-on exercises to reinforce the key ideas. Topics include identifying customer needs, concept generation, product architecture, industrial design, and design-for-manufacturing. Laboratory experiment on Planning, designing, modification, development of existing product in the market, developing student to be creative by producing a design product in his/her area of specialization 1 lecture hours per week 1 three hour laboratory per week. Prerequisites: COMP 321, ELCT 211 and MECT 121.

INEL 222 Instrumentation and Measurements  2 Credits
This course is about electronic instruments and how to carry out measurements using them. It addresses the concepts and principles of measurement, focusing on the need to be knowledgeable and adept in types of instruments available and the variables they measure, emphasis on the different transducers used and their applications. Verification of the principles of measurement systems and circuits; loading effects of instruments and the statistical analysis application in measurements; practical application of measurement procedures in industry1 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisites: ELCT 211 and COMP 321.

INEL 232 Electrical Machines    3 Credits
This course covers the basic principles of electromagnetism, transformers (types, construction, operation and equivalent circuits), DC and AC machines: types, construction, performance, motor/generator characteristics, starting and braking methods, speed control and their applications, and special machines e.g. stepper motors, etc.) Laboratory covers the transformer, step up and step down rewinding, identification of motors and generators and its operation, identifying common parts of an induction motor 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: ELCT 111.

INEL 313 Electrical Installation and Costing  3 Credits
Electrical practices including code requirements (IEE), design and layout of electrical circuits, wiring methods, and commercial applications. Laboratory experiment on basic electrical installation with building plan drafting, computations of load and consumption 2 lecture hours per week. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: INEL 232A, 232B.


INEL 331 Control I    3 Credits
An introduction to linear control and basic principles of control system modelling, response, Laplace transforms, dynamic system models, block diagram models, steady-state errors and stability. Lab exercises make use of MathLab. Laboratory implementation through simulation models of control principles and select applications: mechanical, hydraulic and electrical networks. Analysis of stability, establishment of frequency response, transfer function and simplification of systems.  2 lecture hours per week. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisites: TCEM 122 and INEL 232


INEL 412 Control II      2 Credits
This course covers root locus analysis, frequency response, design and analysis of controllers and observers, z-transforms, discrete control representations. Implementation and verification of the root locus, frequency response, and further analysis of Analog controllers. Implementation and verification of the digital controller 1 lecture hours per week 1 three hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: INEL 331.

INEL 410 Industrial Electronic Devices, Circuits and Machine Drives 2 Credits
Introduction to power electronic devices: power diodes, power transistors, MOSFETs, Thyristor family and IGBT. Single and three phase power conversion and applications; using switching AC-DC converters, AC-AC converters, DC-DC converters and inverters. DC and AC machine drives. Laboratory exercise to test, analyse and apply industrial electronic devices or components such as power diodes, power transistors, MOSFETs, Thyristor family and IGBT into the circuits 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: INEL 331.

INEL 420 Power Systems    3 Credits
An understanding economics of power generation, generating machinery, excitation systems, auxiliary supplies, overhead lines, underground cables and the power system layout and control. Identification, analysis and verification of the power system through simulation software. Determination of effective power, fault location, power factor, etc. of a typical power system network. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: INEL 412.

INEL 423 Programmable Logic Controllers   3 Credits
The course covers concepts and applications of PLC using ladder logic and relay diagrams. The contents are logic operations, the processor unit and memory, programming tools, I/O system, PLC languages, ladder logic programming and applications, communications, sizing and selection of PLCs installation and diagnosis. The identification of parts of a typical PLC system, analysis and implementation through program simulation of several PLC applications. Interrogation of memory locations and PLC ladder logic synthesis and troubleshooting 2 lecture hours per week  1 three-hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: INEL 331A, 131B.

MECT 121 Technical Drawing     2 Credit
The fundamentals of drawing as applied to mechanical engineering problems. Orthographic projections, auxiliary and sectional views shape, and size description, isometric view, sketching and detail drawing, with an introduction to computer aided drawing. Template on free hand writing letters, object, geometric figures, orthographic, isometric, trimetric diametric and basic software use for drawing. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.1 lecture hour per week.

MECT 232 Computer Aided Drawing    2 Credit
Study of the basic concepts and drawing techniques using CAD software for technology courses. Emphasis on architectural, floor-planning and general design of a workshop, electronic/electrical and mechanical parts and systems. Laboratory covers the design of 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional drafting using the different kinds of command in AutoCAD 1 lecture hour per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: MECT 121

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MECT 275 Architectural Drawing I   2 Credits
Floor plans, pictorial views, elevations and sections of buildings including positions of rooms and sizes, doors, windows, fire places, closets and other features of the building. Symbols used for presentation of floor-plan drawings including electrical installation layout. Working drawings: basement plans, typical sections through buildings of various materials, elevations, dimensioning etc. Actual working drawings: basement plans, typical sections through buildings of various materials, elevations, dimensioning etc. 1 lecture hours and 1 three-hour laboratory. Prerequisite: MECT 121 Prerequisite: MECT 121.

MTLS 122 Welding Technology     2 Credits
A study designed to introduce the student to various welding processes. The student will learn about metals and metal preparation and development skills to weld various joints in various positions. Involves introduction to safety in welding environment, welding environment tools and apparatus. SMAW, TIG, MIG, SPOT, BUTT, OAW welding techniques and skills. Welding consumables uses and identification. Soldering procedures, brazing procedures. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.1 lecture hour per week.
Prerequisite: TCED 111.

MTLS 322 Workshop Practice 1 Credits
A study of metal fabrication and working processes; which includes welding, bending, shaping and milling, or forging. Quality control measures emphasized in production processes. General bench work using hand tools, sheet metal work, forging operations and machining. 1 lecture hour per week 1 three hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: MTLS 122.

SDEV 211 Software Engineering Principles   3 Credits
The first course in software engineering introduces principles of modern software design including the software process, system engineering, requirements engineering, analysis and design models, architectural design, component level design, user interface and testing strategies. Laboratory on UML diagrams and their use. Introduction to UML software. Introduction to semantics of drawing a use case and class diagrams using any UML software. 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: COMP 130.

SDEV 222 Object Oriented Analysis and Design   3 Credits
The course covers software analysis and design methods, requirements analysis and modelling, object interaction, specifying operations and control, system architecture and design, patterns, human-computer interface, designing boundary classes and data management design. UML case tools are used in the design. Laboratory projects on the use of UML diagrams to model Use cases, class diagrams and other UML diagrams. Use the UML graphic knowledge to convert from model to near actual software implementation 2 lecture hours per week 1 three-hour laboratory per week Prerequisite: SDEV 211.

SDEV 313 Object Oriented Programming in Java  3 Credits
Java is one of the fast evolving Object Oriented programming languages. This course covers, Java Applications, Classes and Objects, Control Statements, Methods, Arrays, Classes and Objects, Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance, Polymorphism and GUI. Use the knowledge gained in UML to implement using java as a language including display of numbers and figures, GUI building, call of methods in other Java classes, Use of control statements.   2 lecture hours per week. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.  Prerequisite: SDEV 222.

TCED 111 Engineering Materials    2 Credit
This course is designed to study the structures and properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, and electronic materials. It includes mechanical testing and behaviour, heat treating, degradation and processing of materials. Laboratory session covers identification of common engineering materials and their behaviour when subjected to heat, mechanical force and environment. Identifying practical applications of various materials e.g metals, polymeric materials, ceramics, and non-metals. Destructive and non-destructive testing of materials, inspection of materials in service1 lecture hour per week. 1 three-hour laboratory per week.

TCED 210 Machine and Tool Maintenance   3 Credits
A study and practical application of the principles and procedures followed in safe and efficient use, routine maintenance and repair of tools and equipment, space utilization in a technological environment. Workshop machine and equipment set up and repair, routine maintenance and space utilization. 2 lecture hours.  1 three hour laboratory per week.

TCED 211 Practicum in Technology (Automotive) 1 Credit
Laboratory work experience or laboratory supervised experience in an assigned area of concentration in Automotive Technology. (225 hours of work experience in Auto-body Repair shop for 1 credit registered). Prerequisite: AUBO 221A.

TCED 211E Practicum in Technology (Electronics) 1 Credit
Laboratory work experience or laboratory supervised experience in an assigned area of concentration. (225 hours of work experience in Electronics Repair shop for 1 credit registered). Prerequisite: ELCT 211.

TCED 220 Philosophy of Technical Education  2 Credits
A study of philosophy of general education, technical education, and Adventist education system. Special emphasis will be placed on the philosophy of technical education, and how it relates to general and Christian education. 2 lecture hours per week.

TCED 230 Industrial Safety    2 Credits
Introduction to the total problems of loss in Industry with emphasis on the problem of accident prevention, Safety Management Systems, health hazards, safety analysis and evaluation, safety equipment, accident investigation and control; includes organizational safety policy, identification and appraisal of accident-producing conditions and practices. 2 lecture hours per week.

TCED 231 Safety Education (For Non-Technology Majors) 2 Credits
A basic course in safety and the fundamentals of accident prevention in institutions, laboratories, workshops and industrial application. Accident statistics and resource information, legal responsibilities of teachers, safety requirements in relation to equipment, and environmental conditions are studied. This course is designed to meet the legal obligations placed on teachers for accident prevention and safety precautions. 2 lecture hours per week.

TCED 310 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics     2 Credits

This course is an introduction to the basic phenomena and principles of fluid flow. This includes fluid properties, statics, conversion of mass momentum and energy. With emphasis on quantitative analysis of velocities, pipe flow and overflow and viscous fluid flow. 2 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: TCEM 122.

TCED 321 A Advanced Practicum in Technology (Automotive) 1 Credit
Individualized laboratory work experience or individualized laboratory supervised experience in an assign area of concentration in Automotive Technology (225 hours of work experience Automotive Workshop for 1 credit registered). Prerequisite: TCED 211 A.

TCED 321 E Advanced Practicum in Technology (Electronics) 1 Credit
A total of 225 hours of laboratory work experience in Public Address System operation and management (112 Hrs.), advanced Radio station maintenance and repair, (113 hrs.) managing and programming of radio station. Prerequisite: TCED 211E.

TCED 325 Technology Entrepreneurship  2 Credits
A study of opportunities and investment options that accrue from technology related theories and practices. 2 lecture hours per week. Prerequisites TCED 321 A or E

TCED 330 Industrial Economy    2 Credits
A study of engineering decision methodology and criteria used to include economic factors in determining the best alternative in the design and selection of equipment structures, methods and processes. 2 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: TCEM 111.

TCED 400 Independent study    1 Credit
Individual study, research, or project in some field of technology that is not covered in any course taken under the direction of a member of the departmental faculty. Prerequisite: 15 credits in technology and the instructor’s permission. Can be repeated up to 6 credits.

TCED 401 Topics in Technology (A, B, C)  1, 2, 3 Credits
Topics of current or special interest to faculty and students that are not covered adequately by regular courses are under this title. This course may be repeated for different topics. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department.

TCED 410 Thermodynamics    3 Credits
Scope of classical thermodynamics. The concept of the zeroth law of thermodynamics. Concept of state functions. The first two laws of thermodynamics, boiler, condenser and turbine energy equations. The concept of heat engine, Entropy, Power production, thermodynamic cycles, Heat transfer and Heat exchangers, One and two-dimensional steady state conduction and Insulation. 3 lecture hours.

TCED 411 Senior Project I    2 Credits
A project made during the student’s senior year representing his/her major area of interest and ability. The course involves title and project proposal defence. The work is to be supervised by assigned departmental faculty. The project should reflect the student’s level of competence; incorporate a variety of skills and originality. Prerequisite: Must have 50 credits in major area.

TCED 422 Senior Project II    2 Credits

Implementation of the approved proposed project in TCED 411. A final defence of the implemented project is required. Prerequisite: TCED 411.

TCED 425 Fleet Management    2 Credits
A study of fleet management with emphasis on cost control, fleet reliability and efficiency improvement and customer care. Emphasis is given to the three components of fleet management, namely: the manager, the driver, of the vehicle itself. 2 lecture hours per week.

TCED 487 Industrial Attachment   4 Credits
This course provides the bridge between the theoretical knowledge gained from learning in the classroom setting and the practical skills required by business organizations and industries beyond those acquired in their usual learning environment. A minimum of twelve weeks of attachment is required. Prerequisites: TCED 321A, TCED 321E.  Completion of required practicum hours is required and approval of the department chairman is considered.

TCEM 111 Engineering Mathematics I   3 Credits
An introductory course for engineers covering basic arithmetic, algebra, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, limit and sequences and series. 3 lecture hours per week.

TCEM 122 Engineering Mathematics II   3 Credits
This course covers the following topics; complex numbers, vector algebra, matrix algebra, geometry (solid mensuration), and an introduction to discrete mathematics. 3 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: TCEM 111.

TCEM 211 Engineering Mathematics III   3 Credits
Topics to be covered include; limits of functions, continuity, differential and integral calculus, and an introduction to ordinary differential equations. 3 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: TCEM 122.

TCEM 222 Engineering Mathematics IV   3 Credits
An introduction to Laplace transforms, Fourier series and Z transforms, data handling and elements of probability theory. 3 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: TCEM 211.

WOOD 100A Woodwork    1 credit
The study of indigenous trees found in ecological zone of Kenya. Learning the basic hand tools used in the construction of simple furniture. 1 lecture per week.

WOOD 100B Woodwork    1 credit
The laboratory involves building a project using only hand tools with an emphasis on furniture construction. 1 three-hour laboratory alternately.

WOOD 181A Bench Woodworking   1 Credits
A study of wood as it pertains to furniture building with a thorough acquaintance with the proper use and maintenance of hand woodworking tools. The laboratory involves building a project using only hand tools with an emphasis on safe shop practices. 1 lecture hour per week. Prerequisite MECT 121.

WOOD 181B Bench Woodworking   1 Credit
Design a simple project, make to completion using only hand tools 1 three hour laboratory per week.


WOOD 387A Furniture Design and Construction 2 Credits
Furniture, its design, construction and finishing methods. The use of jigs as related to wood-making processes. Projects are chosen in consultation with the instructor. 2 lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: WOOD 1

WOOD 387B Furniture Design and Construction 1 Credit
Design a project that meets set criteria, build to completion demonstrating higher skill in woodwork. 1 three hour laboratories per week.


 
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