Courses Catalogue

Workshop Training

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

Course Description

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

This course provides hands-on practical experience required to bridge the gap between theory and practice

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

1.      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.

2.      Knowledge about the types of wires, cables and other accessories used in wiring. Creating awareness of energy conservation in electrical systems.

3.      Students should be able to wire simple lighting circuits for domestic buildings, distinguish between light and power circuits.

4.      To measure electrical circuit parameters and current, voltage and power in a circuit.

5.      Familiarity with backup power supply in domestic installation.