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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)

Entry Requirements 

A candidate pursuing the B.Sc (Mechanical Engineering) degree programme must meet the minimum entry requirements for the School of Engineering and Technology.
The candidate must have attained the following minimum grades at KSCE or equivalent qualifications: Mathematics (B+), Physics (B+), Chemistry (B), English (B)  Mean Grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with Higher Diploma of credit pass in relevant field of study from a recognized institution.

Examinations
Common University regulations concerning evaluation shall apply.Design units to be assessed by design exercise 50%, 10% continuous assessment test and final examinations 40%. For non design units the final examination will constitute 70% of the total marks while coursework and assessment and assignment will constitute 30%.An engineering project will be examined through a written report accounting for 70% of the total marks. There will be two oral presentation constituting 30% of the total mark of the indicated course.

The pass mark for each course shall be 40%. Assessment of practical attachment to be based on student's log-book, report and supervisor's evaluation report.

Supplementary Examinations
Any examination in a unit taken by a candidate as a result of failing the unit at the first attempt is
a supplementary examination.Supplementary examination period shall normally be at the end of a year of study in which the unit is offered.A candidate who fails in any unit, up to a maximum of four units at the ordinary examination shall be required to sit supplementary examinations in all the failed units during the supplementary period immediately following the ordinary examinations in which he/she failed the A candidate who fails a unit at the supplementary examination period shall be required to retake the examination during the next time the unit is offered at the ordinary examinations.A candidate who fails a supplementary examination of any year of study during the supplementary examination period shall not be allowed to proceed to the next year of study but shall be required to retake the examination during the next time the unit is offered at the ordinary examinations.

Special Examinations
If through unavoidable circumstances such as bereavement or sickness a candidate is unable to
sit for one or more examination papers, or is unable to undertake essential parts of the work for continuous assessment the candidate may, on the recommendation of the School Board of Examiners, and with the approval of Senate, be permitted to take special examination, or undertake extra work for continuous assessment. Special examinations shall be marked out of School of Engineering and Technology 100% and shall include continuous assessment.

Certification
To qualify for the award of the degree, the candidate should have successfully completed a minimum of 80 units of which 68 are compulsory and 12 electives.

Unit Codes and Titles

Level 100
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
UCU 101: Development Studies
ECU 100: Chemistry for Engineers I
ECU 101: Physics for Engineer I
ECU 104: Engineering Mathematics I ECU 105: Engineering Mathematics II
EMM 102: Introduction to Material Science
EMM 100: Engineering Drawing and Design I
UCU 100: Communication Skills
ECU 102: Chemistry for Engineers II
ECU 103: Physics for Engineers II
ECU 106: Engineering Mathematics III ECU 107: Engineering Mathematics IV
ECU 108: Introduction to Engineering Profession
EMM 101: Engineering Drawing and Design 11
EMM 103: Engineering Materials

Level 200
ECU 200: Engineering Mathematics V
ECU 201: Engineering Mathematics VI
EMM 201: Computer Programming
EMM 203: Engineering I
EMM 204: Fluid Mechanics I
EMM 206: Workshop Processes and Practice I
EMM 209: Electrical Engineering I
EMM 210: Engineering Mechanics I
ECU 202: Engineering Mathematics Vii ECU 203: Engineering Mathematics Viii
EMM 200: Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
EMM 205: Fluid Mechanics 11
EMM 208: Engineering Mechanics II
EMM 211: Workshop Practice and processes I and II
EMM 212: Practical Attachments
EMM 213: Machine Elements
EMM 214: Electrical Engineering 11

Level 300
ECU 300: Engineering Mathematics IX
EMM 301: Mechanics of Machines I
EMM 302: Solid and Structural Mechanics I
EMM 305: Metrology
EMM 307: Engineering Thermodynamics II
EMM 310: Engineering Design I
EMM 312: Fluid Mechanics III
EMM 314: Manufacturing Work Study ECU 301: Engineering Mathematics X
ECU 302: Innovation and Entrepreneurship EMM 303: Solid and Structural Mechanics Ii
EMM 311: Mechanics of Machines Ii
EMM 313: Measurements and Instrumentation
EMM 315: Material Forming Processes
EMM 300: Engineering Electronics
EMM 309: Computer Programming Ii

Level 400
ECU 400: Research Methodology
ECU 401: Project Management EMM 400: Fluid Mechanics IV
EMM 402: Mechanics of Machines III
EMM 405: Engineering Design II
EMM 407: Heat Transfer
EMM 408: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
EMM 409: Manufacturing Processes I
EMM 403: Solid and Structural Mechanics 111

EMM 404: Engineering Thermodynamics 111
EMM 410: Manufacturing Processes 11
EMM 411: Engineering Design 111
EMM 412: Engineering Project 1 EMM 413: Operations Research
EMM 414: Industrial Ergonomics EMM 416: Control Engineering 1

Level 500
ECU 500: Professional Practice and Ethics
EMM 500: Systems Reliability Engineering and Plant Maintenance
EMM 502: Quality Management
EMM 503: Production Planning and Control
EMM 504: Theory of Production Processes EMM 505: Manufacturing Systems Design
EMM 506: Manufacturing Processes Management
EMM 507: Plant Facilities Design
EMM 508: Flexible Manufacturing Systems
EMM 509: Robotics and Automation
EMM 510: Engineering Project II
EMM 511: Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
EMM 506: Manufacturing Management
EMM 514: Control Engineering 11
EMM 515: Mechanical Vibration
EMM 516: Power Plant Engineering

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