Courses Catalogue

Workshop Practice

COURSE CODE: 1311
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Industrial Chemistry, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline


WORKSHOP MANAGEMENT

  • Dressing.Regulations, use of First Aid Box.
  • Topic 2: Workshop arrangements/organization
  • Machines, working benche
  • Topic 3: Stores Management
  • Inventorires, materials requisitions, etc.
  • Topic 4: Ordering Machines, Tools etc.

METAL FABRICATION

  • Topic 5: Identification of Machines and their operations.
  • Topic 6: Identification of Tools and their application.
  • Topic 7: Bench work.
  • Topic : Making Models from papers (MK box)
  • Topic 9: Fabrication of MK-box from metallic plates.
  • Economy, good finishing, advantages of painting
  • Topic 10: Application of Dies and Taps.
  • Making threads on bolts and nuts (Metric and non-Metric)
  • Topic 11: Cuting and Joining Metallic items
  • Angles, plates, use of arc welding and spot welding
  • Topic 12: Use of grinding machines.
  • Angle grinders, files, etc.
  • Topic 13: Labelling Equipment.
  • Use of letter punches and engraving machines.

ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

  • Topic 14: Introduction to electrical installation.
  • Topic 15: Colour codes in electrical installation.
  • Topic 16: Single phase circuits.
  • Topic 17: Introduction to Three-phase circuits.
  • Topic 18: Metering systems in bothn single and three phase.
  • Topic 19: Introduction to earthing. In electrical circuits and advantages.
  • Topic 20: Testing of phases.
  • Topic 21: Fault finding in electrical installation and repair.
  • Topic 22: Introduction to switching systems in both single and three phases.

PLUMBING

  • Topic23: Pipe cutting and threading.
  • Topic 24: Pipe fittings.
  • Topic 25: Identifying the sizes of pipes and the fittings.
  • Topic 26: Identifying types of plumbing vices and assembling.
  • Topic 27: Handling of pipe wrench spanners.
  • Topic 28: Levels of water running systems and water pressures
  • Topic 29: Sealing leakages.