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Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering program

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Bachelors Degree Program 5years

Course Details

Course Overview

Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering at  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) is an engineering discipline that involves the application of science for the analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

A mechanical engineer is mainly involved in the design, development and manufacture engines, ships, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, building services and manufacturing processes.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering at  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following minimumm entry requirements;

  1. KCSE Mean grade B- (minus) and mean grade for the total score in the four JAB cluster subjects of at least B (plain) and the following minimum grades in the individual luster subjects: Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+, Geography or Biology, or 2nd group III, or any group IV.
  2. A’ level from the examination body approved by Senate with at least three principal Pass of nine (9) points and above in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geography.
  3. Holders of an Ordinary Diploma with Credit pass in a relevant field shall be admitted in the second year of study.
  4. Higher National Diploma (HND) holders in a relevant field shall be admitted in the third year of study.

NB: All Diploma holders MUST meet the basic entry requirements at KCSE level or A’ level.

Course Objectives

Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) educates students in the fundamental principles of engineering, while the engineering design component emphasizes design methodology, enhances creative skills and develops students’ ability to solve open ended problems of the type common to industry.

Mechanical Engineers are concerned with the principles of force, energy and motion.Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) plays a key role in national, state and local economies by bringing expertise in the development of power generation systems (such as steam turbines, jet engines and internal combustion engines) which provide mechanical power to all segments of society. They are responsible for the design of the machines used for mass production of of engineering products.

Course Program

Bachelor of science Mechanical Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) has the following course units;

Year 1
SEMESTER I

  • HRD 2101 Communication Skills
  • SMA 2170 Algebra
  • SMA 2171 Geometry
  • SMA 2172 Calculus I
  • SCH 2101 Chemistry I
  • SPH 2102 Physics I
  • EME 2101 Engineering Drawing & Design I
  • EME 2102 Workshop Processes and Practice I

SEMESTER II

  • HRD 2102 Development Studies
  • SMA 2173 Calculus  II
  • SMA 2174 Introduction to Computer Science
  • SCH 2108 Chemistry II
  • SPH 2109 Physics II
  • EME 2103 Introduction to Material Science
  • EME 2104 Engineering Drawing & Design II
  • EME 2105 Workshop Processes & Practice II

Year 2
SEMESTER I

  • SMA 2270 Calculus III SMA 2175 Computer Programming I
  • EME 2201 Engineering Mechanics I
  • EME 2202 Machine Elements I
  • EME 2203 Engineering Drawing & Design III
  • EME 2204 Engineering Materials
  • EME 2205 Workshop Processes & Practice III
  • SMA 2271 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • SMA 2276 Computer Programming II

SEMESTER II

  • EEE 2208 Electrical Engineering I
  • EME 2206 Engineering Mechanics II
  • EME 2207 Machine Elements II
  • EME 2208 Engineering Thermodynamics I
  • EME 2209 Fluid Mechanics I
  • EME 2210 Workshop Processes & Practice IV
  • EEE 2213 Electrical Engineering II
  • EME 2211 Practical Attachment I (8 weeks)

Year 3
SEMESTER

  • SMA 2370 Calculus IV
  • EEE 2316 Electronics
  • EME 2301 Mechanics of Machines
  • EME 2302 Solid and Structural Mechanics I
  • EME 2303 Engineering Thermodynamics II
  • EME 2304 Fluid Mechanics II
  • EME 2305 Material Processes I
  • EME 2306 Engineering Design I
  • SMA 2371 Partial Differential Equations

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2307 Metrology
  • EME 2308 Mechanics of Machines II
  • EME 2309 Solid and Structural Mechanics II
  • EME 2310 Engineering Thermodynamics III
  • EME 2311 Fluid Mechanics III
  • EME 2312 Material Processes II
  • EME 2313 Engineering Design II
  • EME 2314 Practical Attachment II (8 weeks)

Year 4
SEMESTER I

  • SMA 2272 Statistics
  • EME 2401 Mechanics of Machines III
  • EME 2402 Solid and Structural Mechanics III
  • EME 2403 Engineering Thermodynamics IV
  • EME 2404 Fluid Mechanics IV
  • EME 2405 Machine Design I
  • EME 2406 Industrial Management I
  • EME 2409 Hydraulic Power and Control
  • EME 2410 Mechanics of Machines IV
  • EME 2411 Solid & Structural Mechanics IV

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2412 Computational Analysis
  • EME 2413 Machine Design II
  • EME 2414 Industrial Management II
  • EME 2415 Systems & Control Engineering
  • Electives:
  • Production Engineering
  • EME 2407 Production Technology I
  • EME 2416 Production Technology II
  • Automotive Engineering
  • EME 2408 Engine Technology
  • EME 2417 Vehicle Technology I
  • EME 2418 Practical Attachment III (8 Weeks)

Year 5
SEMESTER I

  • *EME 2501 Projects I
  • EME 2502 Vibrations I
  • EME 2503 Industrial Management III
  • EME 2504 Heat Transfer
  • EME 2505 Fluid Mechanics V
  • EME 2506 Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  • *EME 2509 Project II
  • EME 2510 Vibration II
  • EME 2511 Experimental Stress Analysis

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2512 Industrial Law
  • EME 2513 Power Plant
  • EME 2514 Systems Reliability Engineering & Plant Maintenance
  • Electives:
  • Production Engineering
  • EME 2507 Jig & Tool Design
  • EME 2515 Theory of Production Processes
  • Automotive Engineering
  • EME 2508 Vehicle Technology II
  • EME 2516 Theory of Internal Combustion Engines

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