Courses Catalogue

Workshop Training

COURSE CODE: IDT1200
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To provide the students with hands on experience on different trades of engineering like

fitting, carpentry, smithy, welding and sheet metal, surveying

Electrical Engineering Branch

Objectives

The objective of this course is to familiarize the students with commonly used components,

accessories and measuring equipment in Electrical installations. The course also provides hands on experience in setting up of simple wiring circuits.

Expected Outcomes

  •  Familiarity  with  supply  arrangements  and  their  limitations,  knowledge  of  standard
  • voltages and their tolerances, safety aspects of electrical systems and  importance of protective measures in wiring systems.
  •   Knowledge  about  the  types  of  wires,  cables  and  other  accessories  used  in  wiring.
  • Creating awareness of energy conservation in electrical systems.
  •   Students  should  be  able  to  wire  simple  lighting  circuits  for  domestic  buildings, distinguish between light and power circuits.
  •   To measure electrical circuit parameters and current, voltage and power in a circuit.
  •  Familiarity with backup power supply in domestic installation.