UNDERGRADUATE COURSE
- COURSES FOR ALL ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES
YEAR 1 FIRST SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
GSS 101 | USE OF ENGLISH I | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
GSS 105 | HUMANITIES | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
GSS 107 | NIGERIAN PEOPLES CULTURES | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
GSS 109 | BASIC IGBO STUDIES I | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 |
ICH 101 | BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
ICH 103 | BASIC INORGANIC CHEMISTRY | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
MAT 101 | ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
PHY 101 | GENERAL PHYSICS I | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
PHY 107 | GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 |
FEG 101 | ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE |
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BUS 101 | INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
TOTAL | 17 | 5 | 1 | 23 |
YEAR 1 SECOND SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
GENERAL COURSES | |||||
GSS 102 | USE OF ENGLISH II | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
GSS 106 | SOCIAL SCIENCES | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
GSS 110 | BASIC IGBO STUDIES II | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 |
INTERFACULTY COURSES | |||||
ICH 102 | BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
ICH 112 | BASIC PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
MAT 102 | ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
PHY 102 | GENERAL PHYSICS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
PHY 108 | GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 |
FACULTY COURSES | |||||
FEG 103 | CIRCUIT THEORY | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 102 | ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
TOTAL | 14 | 6 | 1 | 21 |
YEAR 2 3RD SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
INTER FACULTY COURSES | |||||
CSC 201 | COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
ICH 221 | GENERAL PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
MAT 201 | LINEAR ALGEBRA | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
FEG 211 | APPLIED MECHANICS I (STATICS) | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 201 | APPLIED ELECTRICITY I | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
FEG 213 | ENGINEERING DRAWING I | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
FEG 221 | FLUID MECHANICS | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 281 | WORKSHOP PROCESSES/ PRACTICE I | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
FEG 250 | PRINCIPLES OF MATERIAL SCIENCE | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
TOTAL | 11 | 6 | 3 | 20 | |
FOR DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS ONLY | 11 | 6 | 3 | 20 |
YEAR 2 4TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
GENERAL COURSES | |||||
INTER FACULTY COURSES | |||||
CSC 202 | COMPUTER PROGRAMMING II | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
MAT 202 | ELEMENTARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
FACULTY COURSES | |||||
FEG 212 | APPLIED MECHANICS II (DYNAMICS) | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 215 | STRENGTH OF MATERIALS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
FEG 214 | ENGINEERING DRAWING II | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
FEG 202 | APPLIED ELECTRICITY II | 2 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
FEG 242 | THERMODYNAMICS | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 280 | ENGINEERING IN SOCIETY | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 282 | WORKSHOP PRACTICE | 1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSES | |||||
BUS 202 | PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
TOTAL | 15 | 5 | 3 | 22 |
B. METALLURGICALAND MATERIALS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT COURSES
YEAR 3 5TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
GENERAL COURSES | |||||
GST 301 |
ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 |
FACULTY COURSES | |||||
EEE 343 | ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICES AND MACHINES | 2 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
FEG 303 | ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES | |||||
MME 323 | METALLURGICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS I | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 351 | METALLOGRAPHY/ ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES | 2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 360 |
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN METALS I |
2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 371 |
REFRACTORIES, FUEL AND FURNACE TECHNOLOGY |
2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
MME 372 | NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY I (Polymer Technology) | 2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
TOTAL | 14 | 3 | 2 | 19 |
YEAR 3 6TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
FACULTY COURSES | |||||
EEE 372 | INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT | 2 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES | |||||
MME 321 | EXTRACTION AND REFINING OF METALS I | 3 | 0 | 0 | 3 |
MME 322 | MINERAL PROCESSING AND TECHNOLOGY | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 324 |
METALLURGICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS II |
2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 344 |
CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS I |
3 | 1 | 0 | 4 |
MME 361 |
HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN METALS II |
2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 373 | NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY II (Polymer Technology) | 2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
TOTAL | 16 | 1 | 3 | 19 | |
FOR DIRECT ENTRY STUDENT ONLY | 18 | 1 | 3 | 21 |
YEAR 4 7TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
GENERAL COURSES | |||||
FACULTY COURSES | |||||
FEG 404 | ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS IV | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES | |||||
MME 421 | EXTRACTION AND REFINING OF METALS II | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 422 | LAW FOR ENGINEERS | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 441 |
ENGINEERS MATERIALS SELECTION AND ECONOMICS |
3 | 0 | 0 | 3 |
MME 442 |
PHYSICAL METALLURGY I |
2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 443 |
FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY I |
2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 444 | CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
MME 471 | NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY IV (Wood,Pulp and Paper Tech) | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
TOTAL | 17 | 2 | 2 | 21 |
YEAR 4 8TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
FEG 406 | INDUSTRIAL TRAINING | 3 | 0 | 6 Months | 3 |
YEAR 5 9TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES | |||||
MME 532 | THERMAL TREATMENT OF MATERIALS | 1 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 531 | MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS I | 2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 543 | PRODUCTION METALLURGY | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 545 | CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS III | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 546 |
MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (WELDING etc.) |
2 | 0 | 1 | 3 |
MME 563 |
CORROSION ENGINEERING I |
2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 547 | FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY II | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME XYZ | ELECTIVE | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 591 | PROJECTS | 0 | 0 | 3 | 3 |
TOTAL | 15 | 0 | 6 | 22 |
ELECTIVES
MME 562 |
ADVANCED PULP AND PAPER TECHNOLOGY | ||||
MME 571 | ADVANCED CERAMICS TECHNOLOGY | ||||
MME 574 | ADVANCED POLYMER TECHNOLOGY | ||||
MME 576 | BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS | ||||
MME 577 | FERRO-ALLOYS AND ELECTRO-METALLURGY | ||||
MME 578 | RECYCLING OF MATERIALS |
YEAR 5 10TH SEMESTER
COURSE CODE |
COURSE TITLE | L | T | P | U |
DEPARTMENTAL COURSES | |||||
MME 533 | MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS II | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 542 | PHYSICAL METALLURGY II | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
MME 544 | POWDER TECHNOLOGY | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 548 | TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 564 |
CORROSION ENGINEERING II |
2 | 1 | 0 | 3 |
MME 565 |
OTHER MATERIALS LABORATORY |
1 | 0 | 1 | 2 |
MME 585 | METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS PROCESS DESIGN | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 |
MME 591 | PROJECT | 0 | 0 | 3 | 3 |
TOTAL | 13 | 2 | 4 | 21 |
COURSE CONTENTS [DESCRIPTION OF COURSES]
UNIVERSITY-WIDE COURSES [UWC]
GSS 101: Use of English I (2 Credits:2, 0, 0)
Use of English is a course designed to equip participating students with the language skills required for excellent communication in all fields of human endeavor. It contains inter alia the following: oral English, Parts of Speech, Phrases and clauses, Sentence construction, Direct and indirect speech, passive and active constructions, punctuation and capitalization, listening, speaking and reading skills, pre-writing skills, Use of Library, Use of dictionary, Skills for examinations.
GSS 102: Use of English II (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Students are drilled on effective writing skills among which are the techniques for writing: Outlines, Paragraphs, Essays, Letters, Speeches, Public announcements. Students reports/term paper, Minutes, Memoranda, Short Stories and Summary.
GSS 103: Introduction to Philosophy and Logic (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
The concept of philosophy. Etymology of philosophy. A brief survey of the main branches of philosophy. Metaphysics Epistemology. Axiology and logic. Modes of philosophy. Speculative and analytic modes. Uses of philosophy. Major systems of though. Idealism. Realism. Pragmatism. Existentialism and analytic school of thought. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bioconditions. Symbolic logic: special symbols in symbolic logic, conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalence and conditional statements.
GSS 105: Humanities (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Appreciation of the cultural content, meaninng, variations and dynamics of organized social life through history, philosophy, arts, music, religion, political science and sociology. Patterns of symbolic interaction and their influence on human action. Primordial and civic orientations. The meaning of life and its changing forms in Nigerian society.
GSS 107: Nigeria Peoples and Cultures (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Study of Nigerian history and culture in pre-colonial times. Meaning variations and dynamics of culture. Archeological heritage of Nigerian State. The history of Nigeria in the 19t and 20th centuries. Ethnicity, national interest and national integration. Evolution of Nigeria as a political unit. The value question in Nigerian national development. Social justice and political instability. The philosophy of Nigerian state. The military as an instrument of nation building in Nigeria. Empowering women for national development. Personality. Its concept, structure and development. Crime and juvenile delinquency. Prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and STDs in Nigeria. Music in Nigerian culture. Youths and drug in Nigeria. Culture areas in Nigeria and their characteristics. Concepts of functional education. National economy. Balance of trade. Economic self-reliance. Social justice. Individual and national development. Moral obligations of citizens.
INTER-FACULTY COURSES (1FC)
BUS 101: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Introduction: Scope of business, Definition of business, External properties of business, Role of business, Types of economic systems and Why study business? Forms of Business Ownership: Sole proprietorship, Partnership, The Joint Stock Company, Statutory corporations/public enterprises and Cooperative societies. Management and Organization: Nature of management, Functions of management, Line and staff in organization. Production and Marketing: Types of production, Production processes, The marketing concept and Marketing functions. The Finance Function: Types of financing, short term, medium term, long term financing, Factors influencing choice of funds and Types of shares. The Accounting Function: Purpose of accounting, Principles of accounting, Double entry bookkeeping, Day books Ledge accounts, The trial balance, Profit and Loss account and balance sheet.
BUS 202: Principles of Management (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Basic Concepts in Management: What is management? Definition of management. The three dimensions of management-management as a process; management as an organizational position; management as a profession. Management as a science or art or both? Universitymanagement. Functions of the manager-planning, organizing, motivating, communicating, controlling decision making. Staffing and Directing: Nature of staffing. The staffing process. Human resources planning, selection, interview, recruitment, promotion and demotion, transfers and disengagements.Concept of directing. Nature of directing and leading. Leadership and leadership styles. Motivation communication process, channels, networks, problems and grapevine. Controlling: The concept of control. The control process. Types of control. Control systems. Characteristics of effective control systems. Control techniques-financial, operational and technical controls. Mathematical/Statistical control systems PERT, CPM. The Nigerian Environment: Characteristics of Nigerian business environment-managerial, financial, infrastructural, political, government intervention. Management problems in Nigeria – educational, training and development, accountability, succession, deployment, organizational. Challenges of current economic reforms in Nigeria. Transferability of management systems. Management by objectives (MBO).
CSE 201: Computer Programming I (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Introduction: types of computers and components, their uses: industrial and scientific. Computer logic-software and hardware. Introduction to computer languages FORTRAN, BASIC, COBOL etc.
CSE 202: Computer Programming 11 (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Application of FORTRAN and Basic to simple problems, flow charts, data structures. Analysis of commercial and professional software: database, spreadsheet, and word-processing, CAD, CAL, CAM etc. Operating systems IBM OS/2, Microsoft’s DOS and WINDOWS UNIX etc. Practical exercises with commercial and professional software.
ICH 101: Basic Organic Chemistry (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Introduction: Brief historical background, bonding in organic compounds, the carbon atom, hybridization (sp3, sp2, sp). Classification of organic compounds. Isolation and purification of organic compounds. Elemental or qualitative analysis. Quantitative analysis. Formula of organic compounds (empirical, molecular and structural). Structural and stereoisomerisms. Functional group and homologous series. IUPAC Nomenclature: IUPAC nomenclature of the following family of organic compounds: alkanes, alkenes, alylynes, halogenalkanes, alkanols, alkanals, alkanones, alkanoates, acid amides, nitriles and amines, alkanoic acids, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides. Preparation, physical and chemical properties of the families listed above.
ICH 102: Basic Physical Chemistry (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
The Gas Laws: Boyle’s law, Charles law, the general gas equation, Gay-Lussac’s law. Gas constant. Dalton’s law of partial pressures. Graham’s law of gaseous diffusion. The kinetic theory of matter. Derivation of the kinetic equation. Deviations from the ideal gas law. Van der Waal’s equation. Liquefaction of gasses. The Joule-Thompson effect. Properties of Dilute Solutions: Definition of the following. Concentration terms: morality, morality, mkole fraction, vapor pressure and lowering of vapour pressure. Raoult’s law, elevation of boiling point, lowering of freezing point. Osmotic pressure. Introduction of Thermodynamics: Definition of the following terms: systems, state variables, and equilibrium, isothermal and adiabatic processes. The first law of thermodynamics. Work done for state changes (PV type). Thermochemistry: Heat changes. Heats of reaction. Laws of thermochemistry (Lavoisier and Laplace laws and Hess’ Law of constant heat summation). Applications of the laws in’ calculations. Bond energy. Chemical equilibrium: Chemical equilibrium and reversible reaction. The law of mass action. Equilibrium constant. Factors affecting chemical equilibrium. Equilibrium between ions in the solid and liquid phases. Solubility product. Effect of a common ion on solubility and solubility product. Chemical Kinetics: Rate of a chemical reaction. Factors affecting the rate of a chemical reaction. Activation energy: Ionic Equilibrium Electrolytes. Acids and bases. Bronsted-lowry, Lewis and Arrhenius theories of acids and bases. Ph and dissociation constant. Ionization of water. Hydrolysis. Buffer solution and buffer capacity.
ICH 103: Basic Inorganic Chemistry (2 Credits:1, 1, 0 )
Matter: Laws of chemical combination. Stoichiometry of chemicals Kinetics. Atomic structure and electronic configuration of elements. Electronic theory of valencies. Bonding: ionic, covalent, co-ordinate, metallic, hydrogen bonding and Van der Waals forces. Fundamental components of atoms. Stable and unstable particles. Periodic classification of elements. Blocks, rows and groups. General feature of chemistry of s-,p-,d-,and f-blocks. Isotopes: detection, concentration and separation of isotopes. Natural and artificial radioactivity. Stability of nucleus. Fission and fusion. Differences between radioactivity and ordinary chemical reactions. Measurements of radioactivity, decay constant and calculation involving radioactivity .
ICH 171: Basic Practical Chemistry (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Theory and practice of volumetric and qualitative inorganic analysis. Preparation of standard solutions. Calculation of moralitv and concentrations. Method of dilution of solution and calculation. Redox titration and calculations involved. Test from common anions and identifications of SO_{4}^{2-},SO_{3}^{2-}, NO_{3}^{–}, CO_{3}^{2-}, CI^{–} , Br^{–}, I^{–}, NO_{2}^{–} .Test for common cations Fe ^{2+}, Fe ^{3+} , NH_{4}^{+}, Zn^{2+}, Pb^{2+}, Al^{3+}, akali and alkaline earth metals. Test for common ions in the first transition series e.g Mn, Cr, Ni, Cu, etc. Group separation of cations.
ICH 221: General Physical Chemistry (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Kinetic Theory: Behaviour of gases and kinetic theory. Ideal and non-ideal behaviour of gases. Derivation of the kinetic theory equation for the pressure of an ideal gas and .deductions there from. Molecular and collision diameter and number. Mean free path. Collision number. Viscosity of a gas. Boltzmann distribution law. Types of average speed. Mean velocity, root-mean-square velocity and most probable velocity. Equi-partition of energy. Brownian motion. Chemical Thermodynamics: Nature and scope of thermodynamics, important definition. The first law of thermodynamics. Calorimetry. Standard molar enthalpies of formation and the determination for standard molar enthalpies for chemical reactions from tables of these. Heat capacities. The Camot cycle.
MAT 101: Elementary Mathematics I (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Number systems- natural, integer, rational, irrational, real and complex numbers. Elementary set theory. Indices, surds and logarithms. Quadratic equations. Polynomials and their factorization the remainder and factor theorems. Rational functions and partial fractions. The principle of mathematical induction (PMI). Permutations and combinations. The binomial theorem for rational index. Progressions-arithmetic, geometric, harmonic, arithmetic geometric. Solution of inequalities. The algebra of complex numbers addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Argrand diagrams and the geometry of complex numbers. Modulus. Arguments and polar coordinates. The de Moivre’s theorem. Complex nth roots of unity and complex solution to zn = a. Trigonometry-circular measure, elementary properties of trigonometric functions, radian measure, addition formulae and other trigonometric identities. Sine and cosine laws. Solution of triangles, heights and distances.
MAT 102: Elementary Mathematics II (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Functions: concept and definition; examples, polynomial, exponential,
logarithmic and trigonometric functions: graphs and their properties. Plane analytic geometry: Equations of a straight line, circle parabola, ellipse and hyperbola. Tangents and normal. Differentiation from first principles of some polynomial and trigonometric functions. Techniques of differentiation-sum, products, products, quotients and chain rules including implicit differentiations. Differentiation of simple algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and composite functions. Higher order derivatives. Applications to extremum and simple rate problems. L hospital’s rule, simple Taylor/Maclaurin expansion. Curve sketching. Integration as antidifferentiation. The fundamental theorem of integral calculus. Application to areas and volumes.
PHY 101: General Physics I (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Space and time frames of reference. Units and dimensions. Kinematics vectors,
scalars, speed/velocity, acceleration, circular motion and applications. Fundamental laws of mechanics. Statics: Equilibrium, Centre of mass. Dynamics: newton’s law of motion. Force, interia, mass and weight. Contact forces. Atwood machine. Pulleys. Projectile motion. Linear momentum. Galilean mvanance. Universal gravitation-Newton’s gravitation law. Kepler’s laws. Gravitational potential. Earth’s satellite. Velocity of escape and weightlessness. Work and energy. Rotational dynamics and angular momentum. Moment of inertra. Kinetic energy of rotation. Conservation laws. Oscillatory motion-simple harmonic motion, damped and forced oscillation.
PHY 102: General Physics II (3 Credit:2, 1, 0)
Electricity and Magnetism, Optics Electrostatics: Coulomb’s, Gaus’s law. Capacitors. Electric fields and potentials. Energy in electric field Conductor and Currents: Ohm’s law. Temperature dependence of resistance. Measurement of resistances. E.m.f. Dieletrics (qualitative treatment only). Magnetic fields and induction. Faraday’s and Lenz’s laws. Earth’s field. Ampere’s law. Maxwell’s equations (qualitative treatment only). Electromagnetic oscillations and waves; types, properties. Mirrors and lenses. Reflection, refraction, applications. Optical instruments.
PHY 107: General Physics Laboratory I (1 Credit: 0, 0, 1)
This introductory course emphasizes quantitative measurements the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis. A variety of experimental techniques will be employed. The experiments include studies of mechanical systems and mechanical resonant systems, light, heat, viscosity, etc. covered in physics 101.
PHY 108: General Physics Laboratory II (1 Credit: 0, 0, 1)
Basic experiments on electricity and magnetism covered in PHY 102. Experiments include studies of meters, the oscilloscope, and electrical resonant system.
MAT 201: Linear Algebra I (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Vectors and vector algebra. Vector space over the real field. Linear dependence and independence. Basic and dimensions. The dot and cross products in threedimensions. Equations of lines and planes in free space. Linear transformation and their representation by matrices. Matrix algebra. Operations of matrices-rank, range, null space, nullity. Determinants and inverses of matrices. Singular and non-singular transformations.
MAT 202: Elementary Differential Equations (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Methods of integration: Introduction to differential equations of the first order. Examples to illustrate the sources of differential equations from the physical and biological sciences-growth, decay, cooling problems and the law of mass action. Linear differential equations of second order. Application of the first and second order linear differential equations to falling problems and simple circuits. Laplace transformation.
FACULTY COURSES [FC]
FEG 101: Engineering Mathematics 1 (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Trigonometry: Graphs of sin θ. Trigonomctrical identities. Double and half angles. Solutions of the expression acos 0 + bsin 0 = x. The factor formulae. Solution of triangles by the size and cosine formula. The half angle formulae. Coordinate geometry: The equation of a straight line parallel and perpendicular lines. Suffixes. Angles between two lines. Directed distances. Polar coordinates. Relation between polar and Cartesian coordinates. Parametric equation. Differentiation: Differentiation from first principles. Differentiation of xn, sin x, cos x, ex and log x. differentiation of logarithmic functions. Successive differentiation. Maxima and minima. Curve sketching. Series: Sequences, arithmetic and geometric progressions. Summation of series. Series with rth term in a polynomial. The method of induction. Binomial and logarithmic series. Limits and convergence. Circular Measure: The equation of circle. Arc length. Area of a sector. Area of segment. Small angles. Graphical solution of equations. Tangents to a circle. Algebra: Surds. Fractional indices. Zero and negative indices. Roots of a quadratic equation. The remainder theorem. Permutation and combination. Theory of inequalities.
FEG 102: Engineering Mathematics II (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Integration: Integration as the inverse of differentiation. The indefinite and definite integral. Integration by substitution. Trigonometrical integral. Powers of sin x and cos x. Expansion in Series: Power series. Maclaurin’s and Taylor’s series for sin x, cos x and log x (In x). The binomial series. Exponential series. Partial Fractions: Denominators with linear factors. Denominators with quadratic and repeated factors. Improper fractions. Three Dimensional Trigonometry: Angle between a line and a plane. Angle between two planes. Three dimensional geometry. Skew lines, parallel lines and planes. Surface of revolution. Probability and Statistics: Mutually exclusive events. Independent events. The binomial probability distribution. Hyperbolic Functions: Conic sections. The parabola, elipse. Parametric coordinates of an ellipse. The rectangular hyperbola. Hyperbolic sine and consme. Osborn’s rule. Inverse hyperbolic functions. Mensuration and Moments of Inertia: Right circular cone. Frustum of a right circular cone. Surface area of sphere. Moments of inertia. Perpendicular axes theorem. Parallel axis theorem.
FEG 103: Circuit Theory (2 Credits: 1, 1, 0)
Introductory concepts: Electrons and protons conductors, insulators and semiconductor, units and definition of ampere, volt, resistance, power and energy, MKS units. Resistive networks: Resistances in series and parallel, current and voltage division, open and short circuits, cells, Kirchoff’s current and voltage laws, and their application. Electrostatics: Electric field of a parallel plate capacitor, multiple capacitor, capacitors in series and parallel, energy stored in a capacitor. Electromagnetism: Magnetic field, permeability and magneto motive force, self and mutual inductances, inductances in series and parallel, Lenz’s laws, energy stored in an inductor. Network Theorems: The Venn’s and Nortons Theorems, superstition theorem,maximum power transfer theorem, delta-star-delta transformation. Introduction to AC theory: waves from generation, angular measure, frequency and period, average and mean square values, phasors and phase angles.
FEG 201: Applied Electricity I (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Revision on network theorems Analysis of AC Circuits. Series and parallel. Impedance diagrams. Quality factor. Mesh and Node Analysis: Choice of mesh currents. Mesh equations by inspection. Node analysis. Matrix method. Coupled Circuits: Analysis of coupled circuits, coupling coefficient. Dot notation. Circuits Transient: DC transients: DC transients, RC and RL transients. AC transients. RLC transients. Introduction to Electronic: Semiconductor properties. Electrons and holes. Intrinsic and extrinsic conduction. Donor and acceptor atoms. P N junction. Introduction to thermionic devices. Junction diode characteristics. Other diode Zener, photodiodes, tunnel and LEDS, Diode circuits. Bipolar transistors. Simple treatment of transistor operations.
FEG 202: Applied Electricity II (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Poly-phase Systems: Two phase and three phase systems. Star and delta connected loads. Power in three phase systems. Two wattmeter methods applied to balanced loads. Power Factor Correction: Power in sinusoidal steady state. Average and apparent power. Active and reactive power. Power factor correction. Measurement and Instrumentation; Circuit symbols. Component identification. Reasons for measurement. Error analysis. Equipment reliability. Use of Meters: AVO, CRO, signal generators. Transistors: the transistor as in amplifier, common base, common emitter and common collector configurations. Transistor biasing and stabilization. Field Effect Transistor: JET and MOSFET. Biasing the FET. Treatment of analogue and digital electronic instruments.
FEG 211: Applied Mechanics I (Statics) (2 Credits: 1, 1 0)
Fundamental principles and permissible operations with forces acting on a rigid body. Elements of vectors. Moment of a force about a point and about an axis. Varigon’s theorem. Reduction of two and three dimensional force systems. Equilibrium in two and three dimensions and its application in the determination of reactions at the constraints of determinate structures (beams, frames and arches). Graphical statics and its application in solving problems involving coplanar forces. Methods of joint, section Maxwell-Cremona and Culma in solving plane trusses. Centre of gravity; graphical and analytical solutions. Friction and related static problem.
FEG 212: Applied Mechanics II (Dynamics) (2 Credits:1, 1, 0)
Coordinates systems and position vectors. Kinematics of a particle in plane motion in different coordinates. displacement, velocity, acceleration of a particles. Kinetics of a particle in motion. Newton’s laws. Types of forces, systems of particles. Centre of mass. Simple harmonic motion. Kinematics of a rigid body in plane motion. Relative motion between two points on a rigid body. Velocity diagrams, instantaneous centre of rotation. Kinetics of a rigid body in plane motion. Work and energy for a system of particles. Kinetic energy of a rigid body. Potential energy. General energy principle. Virtual work. D’Alambert’s principle. Mechanical distinctions between solids and fluids. Compressibility, density, viscosity, kinematics viscosity and the dependence of these properties on pressure and temperature, ideal solids and fluids. Particles and rigid bodies, mass force velocity and acceleration.
FEG 213: Engineering Drawing I (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
Use of engineering drawing tools/equipment. Lettering, construction of title blocks, freehand sketching. Pictorial views. Introduction to orthographic projection. 1st and 3rd angle projection. Projection of prints, lines and planes. Supplementary views visibility. True length of lines, grade and bearing of a line. Intersecting lines, skew lines, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, point view of a, line. Edge view of a plane surface. Shortest distance between two skew lines (including shortest perpendicular of horizontal at a given grade. True shape of a plane surface. Line conventions. Geometric constructions. Dimensioning practices.
FEG 214: Engineering Drawing II (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
Angle between plane surfaces. Strike line and dip angle or a plane surface. Angle between two non-intersecting (skew) line. Angle between a line and a plane. Development of prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones, transition pieces, spherical surface. Intersections of lines and a plane surface, a lien and a cone, a line and a cylinder, a line and a sphere of plane surface, solids bounded plane surfaces, a cone and a cylinder, two cones, any two solids, a plane with topographic surface. Vector quantities: Graphical statistics. Graphical presentation of data. Graphical mathematics. Graphical calculus. Empirical equations. Functional scales. Nomography. Isometric and oblique perspective views. Introductory building drawing. Common sizes of brick and cement blocks. Brick/block bounds. Representation of doors and windows in plan, wall plasters, rafters, etc. electrical circuit diagrams. Practice with CAD software and drafting tables.
FEG 215: Strength of Materials (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Subject matter of strength of materials. Fundamental hypothesis in strength of materials problems and methods in strength of materials. External and internal forces, stresses, displacement and deformation. Hooke’s law and the principle of superposition. General principles of structural analysis. Tension and compression. Internal forces and stresses on the cross-section of a rod in tension and compression. Elongations of bar and Hooke’s law potential energy of strain, statically determinate and statically indeterminate systems. States of stress and strain in tension and compression. Torsion: pure shear and its characteristics. Torsion of a rod of circular crosssection. Torsion of a rod of non-circular cross-section. Geometrical characteristics of cross-section of a rod. Static moments of a section. Moments of inertia of a section and principal axes and principal moments of inertia. Bending: internal forces acting on cross-section of rod in bending. Stresses in a rod under pure bending. Stresses in transverse bending, oblique bending, eccentric tension and compression and stability of columns.
FEG 221: Fluid Mechanics I (2 Credits:1, 1, 0)
Hydrostatics: Fundamental elements of fluid statics; density, pressure, surface tension, viscosity,’ compressibility. Hydrostatic equation and its integration for incompressible fluids. Pressure distributions over plane and curved surfaces. Resultant force; line of action; centre of pressure. Measurement of pressure. Dynamics: Steady and unsteady flow of fluids; streamlines; stream tubes. One or two and three dimensional flows, uniform and non-uniform flows. Laminar and turbulent flows. Nature of motion around blunt and streamlined bodies; establishment of velocity profiles, boundary layer separation; formation of wakes. Use of control volume for steady flow mass balance, momentum balance and energy balance pressure and velocity in ideal fluids and in shear flow situation. Dimensional Analysis: Buckngham’s pi-theorem, Dimensionless groups. Dynamical similarity. Flow modeling. Nature of effects of fluid friction in pipes and channels, relationship between friction factor and Reynold’s number. Flow characteristics of pumps and turbines.
FEG: 242 Thermodynamics (2 Credits:1, 1, 0)
Basic concepts. What is thermodynamics? Basic definitions. Historical background of thermodynamic. Units. Macroscopic and microscopic domain. Thermodynamic systems, boundaries, control volume. Properties and states, processes, heat and work, pressure, temperature and zeroth law, intensive and extensive properties measurement of temperature, volumes and pressures. The first law of thermodynamics. Application to open and close systems. Internal energy, work and heat transfer. Storing work as non-PV work. Sign convention in heat and work transfer. Steady state flow equation (Bernoulli equation). Conservation of energy, flow processes and enthalpy, flow and non flow work. Thermodynamic properties of pure substances, working fluids, liquids, vapours and gases. Liquid. – vapour phase equilibrium diagram. Saturated and superheated states in water and in working fluids of refrigerators. p_V- T relations and diagrams. The ideal gas. Steam quality measurements. Barrel calorimeters, separation, throtting and combined calorimeters, use of property tables. Processes in the vapour phase at constant volume, constant pressure. Isothermal, hyperbolic and polytropic processes. The perfect gas, the ideal gas and P- V -T relation. Specific heats the gas constant, universal gas cons~ant. The mole processes with the ideal gas. Isothermal, isochronic, adiabatic, and polytrophic processes. The scond law of thermodynamics and its corollaries. Reversibility and irreversibility. Efficiency and temperature scale. Carnot cycle in idealized heat engines and refrigerators. Heat pumps, absolute temperature scale. Entropy: Clausius inequality; T-S diagram for vanous processes. Maximum available energy. Entropy change in isolated systems. Consequences of the second law.
FEG: 250 PRINCIPLES OF MATERIALS SCIENCE (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Atomic structure: electrons and bonding theory influence on materials structure and behaviour. Crystalline structures, concept of grains and grain boundaries. Long range and short, range order. Amorphous solids. Packing arrangements of crystals, coordination numbers, unit cell concept. Packing factors. Crystal defects and imperfections. Polycrystalline solids. Ductile and brittle behaviour. Stress-strain curves. Plastic deformation. Alloying concept. Solid solutions. Precipitation from saturated solid solutions. Equilibrium phase diagrams. Ageing phenomena. Hardening processes. The structure and properties of ceramics, glasses, cement and concrete, organism polymers, wood and various composite materials. Elements of conduction, semi conduction and insulation theory.
FEG 280: Engineering in Society (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Philosophy of Science and Technology: Concept of science and technology. The impact of technological development on the society materially, socially and culturally. History of Engineering and Technology: Major technological developments in human history to the present day. Industrialization and Social Change:A sociological examination of industrialization. Problems of urbanization and the role of technology in influencing behaviour. Safety in Engineering and Introduction to Risk Analysis. Safety criteria. Physical causes. Human attitude. Safety assessment techniques including risk assessment and risk analysis. Role of Engineers in Nation Building: Qualifications of engineers. Engineering profession. Who are engineers? Possible careers. COREN registration of engineers. Internship for engineers. Role of engineers in government and nation building.
FEG 281: Workshop Practice I (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
Elementary introduction to types and organization of engineering workshop, covering, jobbing, batch, mass production. Safety measures in the workshop in mechanical, electrical and civil engineering workshops. Principles of working. Bench work and fitting. Workshop materials, their properties and use. Various gauges, micrometer and other measuring devices. Measurement and marking for uniformity, etc. general principles of working of standard metal cutting machine tools. Drilling machine and drilling processes. Screw threads an thread cutting using stock and dies. Marking off on face plate. Functions and capabilities of grinding machines, drilling machines, lathe machine, grinding machines and sharpening machines. General machine operation practice. Mass production and modern machine tools, turret lathes, automatic and semiautomatic lathes, etc.
FEG 282: Workshop Practice II (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
Standard measuring tools used in workshops. Welding, brazing, soldering, etc. Blacksmith hand tools and working principles. Introduction to welding and brazing. AC and DC electric arc welding. Fitting and assembling. Basic electrical skills. Testing of electrical installation and circuits including earthling.Tools and machines for woodwork: hand tools, materials, classification and uses of timber. Various joints. Types used in carpentry and joinery. Processing, preparation and preservation of wood. Basic skills in brickwork and masonry. Setting out equipment using working drawings, bonding, plumbing, leveling, ganging and erection of corners 111 brick/block work
FEG 303: ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS III (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Further Matrices: Directed graph and matrices. Application to engmeenng examples. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, the characteristic equation, the CauleyHamilton theorem, kronecker product. Iterative solution of eigenvalues and vectors. Quadratic and hermitian forms. Triangles decomposition and its application, matrix transformation, rotation of axes. Diagonalisation, model and spectral matrices. Laplace Transforms: Transform of common functions, properties of some functions, shifting theorem, inverse transforms. Solution of differential equations and simultaneous equations. Periodic and heavy side unit step functions. Dirac delta impulse functions. Initial and final value theorems. Examples from electrical and mechanical systems. Loaded beams. Fourier Analysis: Definition and application of Fourier senes. Dirichlet conditions. Even and odd functions. Half and quarter wave symmetry. Applications in civil, electrical and mechanical systems. Fourier transforms. Numerical harmonic analysis-twelve pint analysis. Multiple Integral: Double and triple integral. Line integral, close curves, parametric equation. Green’s theorem. Surface integral in two and three dimensions. Volume integral. Change of variables, jacobian transformation. Numerical Analysis. Numerical solution of equations the Newton- Raphson iterative method. Numerical solution of differential equations. Euler method and the Runge Kutta techniques. Curve fitting. Special Function: The gamma function-definition, gamma function of negative values of x. the beta function, relation between gamma and beta function. The error function. The elliptic function of the first and second kinds. Bessel function. Taylor series, application, Runge Kutta processes, finite difference techniques for initial value and boundary value. Problems in ordinary and partial differential equations and systems. Phase plane and Iso-clinical curves. Explicate and implicit procedure, simple ideas or errors and stability. Introduction to the method of characteristics
FEG 404: ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS IV (3 Credits; 2, 1, 0)
Vector Analysis: Revision of scalar and vector quantities. Vector functions of one variable. The Del operator. Line, surface and volume integra1. Stokes and Green’s theorems. Gause divergence theorem. Oblique co-ordinates. Tensors, Coveriant diff.erentiation. Calculus of Variation: Extreme of function of several variables. Lagrange’s multipliers. Proerties of the Characteristics values of (A-B) X = O. The Euler equation for b = f (x,y,y,) dx variations. The extreme of integral under constraints. The Stum-Liouvile problems. The Hamilton’s principles and language equation. Partial Differential Equations: Derivation of equations, d’ Alembert solution of the Wave equation. Separation of variables. The heat conduction equation. Laplace’s equation. Use of Fourier series in fitting boundary conditions. Further Numerical Analysis: Finite difference method of solving partial differential equations. Interpolation formulas. Numerical differentiation and integration. Interative methods of solving linear systems-Jacobi, Gauss-Seidal and Relation techniques. Power Series Solution of Differential Equations: Higher differential coefficients. Leibnitz-Maclaurin method. Froobenius method. Series of complex terms- Taylor’s and Laurent’s expansion Legendre polynomials. Complex Variables: Functions and derivatives of complex variables. CauchvRiemann equations, analytic functions. Singular points. Residue theorem. Conformal mapping, the bilinear transformation. Contour intergration and application. Schwarz- Christoffel transformation. Optimization Techniques: Classical optimization techniques linear and nonlinear programming, dynamic programming. Network analysis and critical path analysis.
- DEPARTMENTAL COURSES [DC]
ENT 200: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NEW VENTURE CREATION
(2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Entrepreneurship: Definition of Entrepreneurship, Difference between Entrepreneurship, Characteristics of the Entrepreneurship, functions of the Entrepreneurship. Feasibility study and business plan: Importance of feasibility studies, patterns and contents of a feasibility study, points to note while writing the business plan, steps in developing a business plan. Business Failure: Symptoms of business failure, course of business failure, how to prevent business failure. Business Start-Up: Challenges you consider and study before starting any business factors that hinder business start-up.
MME 321: EXTRACTION AND REFINING OF MATERIALS 1 (3Credits: 3, 0, 0) Introduction to electrometallurgy. Conductance and transference. Physical, chemical and electrochemical cells. Review of the scientific and engineering principles involved in the writing and refilling of metals. Reduction, hydrometallurgical, electro-metallurgical and pyro-metallurgical processes. Refining and typical flow sheets for extraction of aluminum, columbite, coper, gold, lead, nickel, magnesium, titanium, uranium and zinc. Design and operation of extraction plants. Environmental factors, gas recovery, cleaning of particular matter. heat exchanger, water cleaning of solids the occurrence and extraction of rare-earth metals, preparation of rare-earth metals, alloys and compounds.
MME 322: MINERAL PROCESSING AND TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0 ,0)
Origin and formation of mineral deposits. Mineral wealth of Nigeria, their location and type. Scientific and engineering principles involved in mineral dressing andwinning of metals. Unit operation of comminution. Mineral concentration and preparation. Sizing and classification. Solid-liquid separation. Interfacia. phenomena as regards flocculation, froth floatation, and electrostatic separation. Unit operations of leaching, solvent extraction and ion exchange. Gravitation processes, magnetic method of dressing. Electrical method of separation. Cleaning of used water. Testing of ores and the products of dressing. Control of technological processes. Simplified flow sheets for the beneficiation of simple ores e.g. iron, gold, zinc, lead and ores of local importance.
MME 323: METALLURGICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS I
(2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Essential concepts of thermodynamics and other aspects of physical chemistry and their applications to materials behaviour. First law of thermodynamics, energy conservation, functions of state, Hess’s law. kirchoff’s equation. Thermochemistry, heat capacities, enthalpies of reaction, solution and transformation, bond energies. Second law of thermodynamics, entropy. Gibbs tree energy, spontaneous changes, standard free energies, chemical equilibrium, constants. The ClassiusClapeyron equation, thenl10dynamics of surface; surface tension, surface energy, absorption kinetics. Third law of thermodynamics. Applications of the third law and consequences of the third law. The nature and importance of phase diagrams and phase transformations. Unary, binary and ternary, isomorphous systems, the order-disorder transformation. the eutectic and eutectic-like systems, the peritectic and pertectic-like systems, the monotectic and synthetic systems, complex systems. Methods of determination of phase diagrams. Effects of temperature, composition and processing variables on specific alloy microstructures. Uses and applications of phase diagrams
MME 324: METALLURGICAL THERMODYNAMICS AND KINETICS II
(3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Review of concepts of thermodynamics of ideal and non-ideal solutions. Rate of reaction, collision theory, Arthenius equation, order of reaction, nucleation and growth. Elementary theory of diffusion in solids, nucleation of growth. Elementary diffusion couples and phase diagram applications . equation of continuity, greens’ function, application to diffusion, Elements of the theory of electro-migration and thermo-transport. Thermodynamics and kinetics of metallurgical slag formation, thermodynamics and kinetics of the formation of non-metalic inclusion in melts. Electrochemistry of melts and slags. Applications of knowledge diffusion to solution of industrial problems.
MME 344: CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS (4 Credits: 3, 1, 0)
Review of physical and chemical properties of wood and its uses and application. A survey of sources of pulp including wood and other lingo-cellulosic materials. Methods of chemical pulp production, semi-chemical method of pulping. Further treatment of pulp including pulp screening, pulp washing and pulp bleaching. Methods of bleaching. Recent advances in bleaching.
MME 351: METALLOGRAPHY AND ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Fundamental principles and theory of optical and electron microscopes. Basic metallography and surface preparation techniques. Electron microscopy-SEM, TEM, CTEM and EPMA. Energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), electron beam scattering, surface analysis, ion implantation, ion beam thinning, specimen coating, replication, ultramicrotome sectioning and other preparation techniques. X-ray diffraction, production and absorption of x-rays, frequency wavelength and energy of radiation, Bragg’s law. Crystal structure determination and material identification, order-disorder transformations. Practical applications of X-ray techniques, surface alloying by ion, electron and laser beams. Power beam processing techniques. Thermal analysis in metallurgy. Dilatometry and DTA techniques. Chemical analysis in the metallurgical industry (both quantitatiye and qualitative methods). Titrimetric, gravimetric, and instrumental methods of analysis. Analysis of alloys, iron ores and their slags, tin ores and their slag,fireclay and sand used for making refractories. Analysis of metallurgical (solid and Liquid fuels, fuel gases and flue gasses).
MME 360: HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN METALS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Basic concepts of conduction. Temperature field, temperature gradient. Basic law of conduction. Thermal conductivity. Differential equation of conduction. Boundary conditions. Steady-state conduction under boundary conditions of the first kind. Heat transfer through a single layer plane wall. Heat transfer by conduction through a composite plane all, single layer cylindrical wall, multi-layer composite cylindrical wall, spherical wall. Steady-state conduction under boundary condition of the third kind. Heat transfer coefficient. Heat transfer through plane, composite, single-layer, multi-layer walls of a cylinder. Critical diameter of insulation. Heat transfer through a spherical wall and finned wall, Fundamental of heat transfer by convection. Physical properties of fluids. Patterns of flow and the boundary layer heat-transfer coefficient. Differential equation of heat transfer. Dimensionless terms. Heat transfer by convection with fluid in forced and free flow. Heat transfer in laminar, turbulent fluid flow in tubes and across banks of tubes. Heat transfer in transition flow. Heat transfer for a plate in forced longitudinal flow, and for a single tube in cross flow, Heat transfer in liquid metals, boiling liquids, gases at high velocities and condensing vapours.
MME 361: HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN METALS II (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Heat exchange equipment; types of heat equipment; basic heat calculations, log mean temperature difference. Calculation of outlet temperature of Hot fluids. Thermal radiation; general data on thermal radiation. Basic law of absorption. Basic law of thermal radiation heat transfer. Radiation heat transfer between solids-parallel plates between one of which is situated inside the other; between bodies arbitrarily arranged in space. Radiation heat transfer with screens: radiation from gasses. Combined modes of heat transfer. Thermal Radiation heat transfer in Boiler Furnaces. Radiation in Metallurgical furnaces.
MME 371: REFRACTORIES, FUELS AND FURNACE TECHNOLOGY
(3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Mineraology, manufacture and service characteristics of acid refractories (alumino-silicate refractories including firebrick, silica and high alumina bricks). Basic refractories (magnesite-chromite refractories including magnesite, dolomite and chrome-magnesite and neutral refractories (carbon, chromite and foresteritc). Special refractories. Applications in furnaces including the blast furnace, steel making furnaces, electric arc furnaces, etc. elements of refractories technology. Classification of metallurgical fuels. Solid, gases and liquid fuels used in metallurgical furnaces, Electrical energy, nuclear energy. Choice of fuels and energy resources. Basic fuel and combustion stoichiometry. Economics of fuel and energy utilization. Principal of temperature measurement. Theory and use of thermoelectrical resistance and optical temperature measuring devises. Principles of temperature control in furnaces. Classification of metallurgical furnaces: shaft furnaces (blast furnace and cupolas), hearth furnaces (open hearth and kiln furnaces), electric furnaces, crucible furnaces retorts, converters CL.D and Bessemer) and sintering furnaces. Laboratory furnaces. Simple calculation, designs of furnace. Operation and economic of furnaces.
MME 372: NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY I (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Important polymer concepts including chemical bonding, molecular structure, molar mass and molar mass distribution. Classification into themoplastics, thermost and elastomers. Polymerization and kinetics. Copolymerization. Polymerization processes. Crystallinity in polymers. Transitions in polymers.Polymer solubility. Electrical, mechanical and optical properties of polymers. Relation between structure and properties of polymers.
MME 373: NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY II (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Rheology of polymer melts and solutions. Compounding and processing techniques. Compression and transfer moulding, injection moulding, extrusion and extrusion-based processes, calendaring and thermoforming. Fibre reinforced plastics, processing of GRP, Vulcanisation of rubbers.
MME 421: EXTRACTION AND REFINING OF MATERIALS II (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
The study of thermodynamics and kinetics principles involved in the winning of metals in iron-making processes. Fluxes and ore preparation. Thermodynamics’ and kinetics of roasting, agglomeration, briquetting, nodulizing. Sintering, smelting, balling and palletizing. Removal of volatile materials and decomposition of carbonates. Thermodynamics of oxide reductions in shaft furnaces, The furnace slags, desulphurization in shaft furnaces. The role of oxygen in the intensification of shaft furnace operations. Gaseous reducing agents in shaft furnace operations. Alternative iron-making processes. Thermodynamic principles involved in the winning of metals in steelmaking processes. Oxidation and reduction processes, Mechanism of the carbonoxygen reactions in heart and pneumatic steel-making processes. Desulphurization and dephospherisation problems in steel-making processes. De-oxidation, alloying and dalloying elements in steel making processes. High quality and special steel grades. Ladle metallurgy.
MME 422: LAW FOR ENGINEERS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Introduction to Nigerian judiciary and legal procedure. Sources and branches of Nigerian law: private, civil, criminal, contract and property laws and the law of evidence. The legal positions of companies, corporations, association, partnerships and individuals. Bankruptcy-an introduction. Introduction to Trade Union laws in Nigeria. Labour law, workmen’s Compensation Acts:
MME 441: ENGINEERING MATERIALS SELECTION AND ECONOMICS (3 Credits: 3, 0, 0)
Criteria for materials selection for various practical and industrial applications. Performance evaluation and testing in specified environment of specified service. Life history. Possible structural, environmental, design and monetary constraints. Technical considerations, materials availability, ease of replacement, maintenance or replenishment, quality, utility, durability, optimum properties, estimated (design) life safety and economic consideration. Materials for structural, chemical. thermal, electronic, cryogenic, optical, aerospace and nuclear applications, including high performance alloys, super conductor, polymers, semiconductors, refractories, advanced composites, etc. process optimization criteria and principles. Theory of marginal costing and the cost-pro fit-volume relationship. profitability ratio and breakeven analysis, budgeting and budgetary controls, product mx choices under resource constraints. Economics of materials exploitation, recycling and recovery with special regard to present and future availability.
MME 442: PHYSICAL METALLURGY I (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Crystal structure, crystallographic places and directions. Miller indices. Imperfections and defects in crystalline materials. Introduction to dislocations and their role in plastic deformation and strain hardening. Introduction to diffusion in solids, interstitial and substitutional diffusion and Pick’s laws, Development of standard microstructure. Introduction to phase equilibra and equilibrium diagrams. Interfaces and interfacial energies. Phase transformations: vapor-liquid and liquidsolid. Solidification processes for pure metals and alloys. solid state transformations, spinodal decomposition, nucleation, cellular and displassive transformations, precipitation from solid solutions, recovery, recrystallization and gain growth etc.
MME 443: FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY 1 (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Review of scope and present status of foundry industry in Nigeria. Fundamentals of metal casting. Mechanism and rate of solidification of metals and alloys. Riser design and placement Feeder channels and gating design, Metal fluidity and castability. Pattern construction and mould making; sand molding, shell molding and metal molding. Mould assembly techniques. Sand casting processes and techniques. Casting defects and imperfections. Advantages and disadvantages of sand casting.
MME 444: CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS II (3 Credits:2, 1, 0)
Introduction to the formation, structure and properties of coal. Sampling and characterization of coal. Standard tests for coal and evaluation of cooking coal carbonization processes; cooking mechanism, plants and processes used in coke, production, Treatment of gas and recovery of bye-products from coal carbonization. Characteristics of coal and impurities in relation to preparation and utilization. Coal cleaning, handling and storage. Economics of coal production and utilization, Physical and physico-chemical beneficiation of coal, ancillary unit operations, agglomeration and briquetting, t1occulation, de-watering, disposal of solid wastes , etc. Production and processing of kaolinitic clays. Igneous and sedimentary rocks. Minerals in igneous and sedimentary rocks including non-clay minerals in clay rocks and their effects, Physical and physico-chemical beneficiation of clay, Components of ceramic wares. Manufacturing and processing techniques including sizing, mixing, shaping, firing and finishing. Introduction to the properties of the ceramic products, plaster of paris, fluxes: bone ash, structure and properties of ceramics, ceramic equilibrium diagrams and phase transformations.
MME 451: MECHANICAL METALLURGY LABORATORY (1 Credit: 0, 0, 1)
Evaluation of the mechanical properties of metals and alloys under loads: tension, compression, shear, etc. measurement of stress-strain relationship, elastic moduli, hardness, ductility, toughness, fatigue, creep, impact wear resistance, etc. principle of mechanical testing. destructive and non-destructive testing. Instrumentation and effective use of test equipment. Objectives and procedures for standard mechanical tests; hardness and impact tests, fatigue and stress-corrosion tests, tension, compression, shear and bending tests, torsion tests, hardness and impact tests, fatigue and stress-corrosion tests, high temperature and creep tests. Non- destructive testing procedure.
MME 471: NON-METALS TECHNOLOGY III (3 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Stock preparation, paper making processes: beating and refining, paper sizing and paper dyeing. Development of wet strength in paper and paperboard. Theory of paper production. Manufacturing and finishing operations including pigment coasting, water and energy utilization, process and quality control. Timber production. Mechanical conversion of wood into chips, fibre and veneers. Production of fibre boards particle or chip board and plywood.
MME 531: MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
Mechanical behaviour of materials, stress-strain diagrams for ductile and brittle metals, stress-strain relations principal stresses, strains and directions, the Mohr circle, elastic and plastic deformations, elastic constants, plastic yield criteria. Basic concepts of dislocations, dislocation density and dislocation motion: conservative and non-conservative motion. Dislocation motion and plastic deformation. Mechanism deformation: slip, twinning, grain boundary sliding, irectional diffusion, creep, theories of creep and stress rupture. Concepts of cyclic loading and fatigue. Strengthening mechanisms in metals and alloys, solid solutions, precipitation and dispersion hardening, grain size strengthening, strain hardening martensite hardening, etc. composite materials and fibre strength hardness and strength considerations in deformation processing effects of cold-working, ho-working and annealing.
MME 532: THERMAL TREATMENT OF MATERIALS (3 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Application of the fundamental principle of phase transformations, mechanical behaviour and structure-property relations to the problems of heat treatment and selection of steels. Austenite, pearlictic, bainite and martensitic transformations in steel. Decomposition of austenite upon continuous cool. Cooling curves, III diagrams, quenching, hardenability and its determination, tempering and annealing, austineite grains size and cooling correlations. Structure, properties and heat treatment of other important commercial alloys including aluminum alloys, copper alloys, titanium alloys and alloys of nickel and cobalt, etc.
MME 533: MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS II (2 Credit: 2, 0, 0)
Fracture of engineering materials. Theoretical cohesive strengths of solids. Stress concentration. Crack-tip stresses, plastic zones, fracture initiation and propagation ahead of pre-cracks in metallurgical alloys. Ideal fracture stress. Linear elastic fracture mechanics. Griffith and Orowantheories. Plastic zone sizes, effect of plate thickens, fracture toughness and its relation to micro-structure and micromechanisms of cracks initiation. Development of predictive models. Notched bar fracture mechanics, effects of temperature and metallurgical variables on fracture. Environment and corrosion of materials. Chemical and micro-structural aspects of stress-corrosion and corrosion fatique crack growth. Review of creep and fatigue phenomena, Godman, Gerber and Soderberg relations. Mechanism of sub-critical cracks propagation at elevated temperatures.
MME 542: PHYSICAL METALLURGY II (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Microscopic theories of alloy phase equilibria, Isothermal transformations. effect of alloys on ITT curves. Discussion of diffusion-controlled growth of equilibrium precipitates, intermetallic phases, euteetoid transformations, ternary and complex alloy systems, applications of physical metallurgy to casting, annealing and surface hardening processes. Elements of alloy formulation and design tailoring, structure of polymatrix composites. Field metallography and failure analysis of specific alloy components.
MME 543: PRODUCTION METALLURGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0 )
Review of metal casting and joining processes. Metal forming processes, plastic deformation processing, cold forming and hot forming. Forging; open-die, closed -die and upset. Extrusion and drawing processes; direct and indirect extrusion. hydrostatic extrusion, cladding and cable sheathing by extrusion and fluidized bed techniques. Coining, embossing, swaging, shearing, blanking, tube piercing, thread tolling, wire and bar drawing, tube drawing and stretch forming. Rolling. mill technology: hot and cold rolling, rolling load and power requirements. Sheet metal forming processes, grinding and scrubbing processes, machining processes including ultrasonic machining, electrical discharge machining, electrochemical machining, etc. welding and joining processes. Coating; hot and cold dipping, diffusion coating, vacuum deposition spraying, electroplating, anodizing. polishing and other finishing techniques.
MME 544: POWDER TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
The advantage and disadvantage of powder techniques. Powder production, powder grading, sizing, blending, powder compaction techniques: die compaction isocratic compaction. Forging, extrusion, slip casting. rolling. explosive and high energy rate forming techniques. Powder lubrication, green densities of compacts, sintering of compacts, porosity of compacts and sintered masses. Structural, dimensional and density changes during sintering. Sintering furnaces and atmospheres. Sizing, coining, infiltration and impregnation of sintered products. Engineering considerations and applications: ferrous materials, copper aluminumand nickel materials, refractory metals, ceramic powders, metal-ceramic composites, viz; S.A.P, TD-Nickel, etc. powder metallurgy techniques C_L1t: repair of eroded components.
MME 545: CHEMICAL PROCESSING OF MATERIALS III (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Discusses ceramic materials of practical relevance, including refractories: oxide and non-oxide refractories, insulator, abrasives, ceramic building materials, fine ceramics, triaxial bodies and bodies for electrical, electronic and magnetic applications. White ware, china-ware, tile and art-ware ceramics. Processing techniques; body preparation, slip casting, stiff plastic forming, dry-pressing, dustpressing, isostatic pressing, extrusion, drying and tiring. Property evaluation, glazing and enameling. Introduction to glass making and processing technology.
MME 546: MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 1)
Type of welding processes – fusion, pressure and friction welding, gas welding, electric arc welding, electron beam welding, forge welding, plasma arc welding, etc. welding processes and techniques. Joint design, weld economics and weld specifications. Electrode selection. The physical principles of fusion. Heat flow and thermal cycles. Physical and mechanical properties of welds, wedability of metals and alloys, weld defects, quality control, radiography and other weld testing techniques. Structures of welds and heat-affected zones. Types of brazing process: Brazing alloys, brazing of commercially important ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys soldering process. Soldering alloys and application of soldering techniques. Fabrication characteristics of materials and relationships amongst materials properties. Manufacturing processes and product properties. Quality assessment and control techniques. Functional characteristics of manufacturing equipment, production efficiency with respect to output (design) capabilities. Manufacturing and considerations design tolerance. Interchangeable manufacture and input substitution or use of alternative raw materials, economics of manufacture. Surface finish in g operations: grinding, shot-polishing, burnishing, galvanizing, hot-dipping, electroplating, electro-polishing and anodizing processes. Comparisons of welding, brazing and soldering processes. Machining, jointing, welding and decoration of plastics.
MME 547: FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY II (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Die casting, principles and processes: gravity and pressure casting techniques: types of moulds, mould fabrication an asscmbly: Casting into cold and heated moulds, Environmental, structural and compositional effects and constraints. Techniques for production and use of master-alloys. Advantages and disadvantages of die casting. High performance castings: principles and processes investment (lost wax) casting, centrifugal casting, etc. ingot casting defects and imperfections. Repair of castings. Quality assurance and control techniques, postforging and finishing operations.
MME 548: TECHNOLOGY POLlCY AND DEVELOPMENT (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Impact of technology on society, government policies on technology, factors influencing technological development in Nigeria, regulation, investment climate, professional ethics. The public and technological development; concept of appropriate/alternative technology, technology transfer and tools for assessment of technology.
MME 563: CORROSION ENGINEERING I (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
The concept of corrosion, its manifestations, hazards and economic implications. The corrosion cell and basic cell reactions. Thennodynamics of corrosion, Gibbs free energy change, spontaneity of reactions, standard electrode potentials. the Nernst equation. The potential (E)-Ph diagram (pourbaix diagram).conditions for corrosion, immunity and passivity, uses and limitations of the E-Ph diagram. The vanous forms of corrosion including general corrosion, pitting corrosion, crevice corrosion, galvanic, corrosion, intergranular corrosion, corrosion fatigue, erosion corrosion, cavitation corrosion, stree-corrosion cracking, fretting corrosion, selective dissolution and microbial corrosion, the mechanisms of metal loss or fatigue and the various preventive and protective measures.
MME 564: CORROSION ENGINEERING II (3 Credits: 2, 1, 0)
Review of the various forms of corrosion and the necessary preventive measures. Elements of corrosion thermodynamics, corrosion kinetics, polarization phenomena, rate related parameters, environmental, mechanical and metallurgical factors, Evans diagrams for corroding electrodes under anodic, cathodic and mixed controls. The active-passive transition in metals. Electrochemical methods of corrosion protection anodic protection, cathodic protection: principles and applications. Coating economics, protection efficiency, potential/current criteria, anode life, anode ground-bed design, anode continuity, potential attenuation, soil resistivity, line current and corrosion surveys. Commercial applications of cathodic protection. Associated problems: electrical shielding protection. Associated problems, electrical shielding and stray current effects. Surface coatings and metal finishing techniques, paint chemistry, corrosion inhibitors and inhibition chemistry. Performance evaluation techniques, problems associated with inhibitor use. Scaling and high temperature oxidation of alloys. Oxidation kinetics and rate laws, the Wagner Hauffe rule, high temperature corrosion problems. Corrosion rate evaluation, corrosion testing, monitoring and control techniques. Economics of corrosion protection.
MME 565: OTHER MATERIALS LAB (2 Credits: 1, 0, 1)
MME 585: METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS PROCESS DESIGN
(2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Mathematical models for metallurgical processes, static, dynamic and empirical models. Raw materials selection for process options. Materials sourcing and input substitution. Design and development of alternative or new materials/processes. Materials and stock replenishment, replacement and recycling capabilities, process layout and design calculations, design tolerances and safety limits. Flow diagrams of unit processes. Material and energy balances. Design equations for reactors: fluidized fixed bed reactors. Theory of design and process optimization, instrumentation and power requirements mode of process control functions, identification of static dependences in industrials processes.
MME 588: ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMICS
(2credits: 2, 0, 0)
Mechanism and rate of solidification of metals and alloys. Riser design and placement; feeder channels and gating system design. Metal fluidity and castability, pattern and mould making; types of mould; sand, shell, metal etc, mould assembly techniques, casting techniques, casting defects and remedies; tests for cast imperfections. Welding and joining process. Quality assurance and control techniques, cast cleaning technique. Introduction to entrepreneurship, innovation and entrepreneurship, access to finance: existing finance options and their limitations, factors militating against access to finance, enhancing access to finance, financing needs to micro, small and medium scale entrepreneurs.
MME 591: PROJECT (3 Credits: 0, 0, 3)
This involves a supervised final year project which starts in the first semester of the fifth year, overlapping into the second semester and ultimate ending with a written thesis. The project must be approved by the Department may be a purely experimental work, a design or a design/fabrication.
MME 571: ADVANCED CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
MME 572: ADVANCED POLYMER TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Commercially important polymers and their properties, structures and applications. Engineering design with polymers. Selections of polymers. Plant layout.
MME 573: BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Introduction to the nature and properties of materials used in biochemical applications, sutures, implants, artificial organs, blood vessels, joints, etc. range of materials employed, metals, ceramics, plastics, composites, films, fibres, etc. materials structure and behaviour: compatibility and interaction with the human body. Implantation problems: inflammation, rejection, resumption, thrombogenesis, corrosion, structural failures, pre-selection criteria and economic factors.
MME 574 ADVANCE PULP AND PAPER TECHNOLOGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
MME 575 FERROUS ALLOYS AND ELECTROMETALLURGY (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
MME 576: RECYCLING OF MATERIALS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
MME 577: ADVANCE THERMAL TREATMENT OF MATERIALS (2 Credits: 2, 0, 0)
Review heat treatment of steels, discusses hardenability and heat treatments, mechanical properties, surface treatments, design of heat treatments using hardenability calculations, the heat treatment of tool steels, stainless steels, structural steels, cast iron, etc.