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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENERGY ENGINEERING)

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Entry Requirements 

A candidate pursuing the B.Sc (Energy 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 continuous assessment tests 40% and design projects 60%. For non design units the final examination will constitute 70% of the total marks while lab work, continuous assessment tests and assignments will constitute 30%. The pass mark for each course shall be 40%.Assessment of practical attachment shall be based on student's log-book, report and supervisor's evaluation report. It shall be graded as pass or fail.

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 per semester 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 units. A candidate who fails more than half the units taken in any semester shall be required to repeat the academic year and served with an academic warning by the Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology upon recommendation by the University Board of Examination.A candidate who fails a unit at the supplementary examination period shall be required to re-sit 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 re-sit 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 not be allowed for students sitting for supplementary Examinations.

Discontinuation
A candidate who does not pass a unit after a total of three attempts shall be discontinued. In this case the three attempts shall normally be as follows: First attempt shall be at ordinary
examinations.Second attempt shall be at supplementary examinations period following failure at the ordinary examinations. Third attempt will be following failure at second supplementary examinations which will be taken at the ordinary examination period.A candidate who fails more than half of the units of a year of study after the first attempt and subsequently fails the same units after re-sitting the examinations shall be discontinued.
A candidate who fails to complete the first and second years of study in three academic years shall be discontinued. A candidate who fails to complete the third, fourth and fifth years of study in five academic years shall be discontinued.

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 are electives.

Unit code and Title

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU 101: Development Studies
ECU 100: Chemistry for Engineers I
ECU 101: Physics for Engineers I
ECU 104: Analytical Geometry for Engineers
ECU 105: Algebra for Engineers I
EEN 101: Introduction to Energy Engineering
EEN 102: Engineering Drawing I
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
ECU 102: Chemistry for Engineers II
ECU 103: Physics for Engineers II ECU 106: Algebra for Engineers II
ECU 107: Differential Calculus for Engineers
ECU 109: Fundamentals of Computing
EEN 103: Engineering Drawing II
EEN 104: Material Science

Level 200
ECU 200: Integral Calculus for Engineers
ECU 201: Probability and Statistics for Engineers
EEN 201: Engineering ThermodynamicsI
EEN 202: Electrical Engineering I
EMM 200: Computer Aided Engineering Drawing
EMM 204: Fluid Mechanics I
EMM 206: Workshop Processes and Practice I
EMM 207: Engineering Mechanics I
ECU 202: Ordinary Differential Equations for Engineers
ECU 203: Transform Methods
EEN 203: Computer ProgrammingI
EEN 204: Engineering ThermodynamicsII
EMM 205: Fluid Mechanics II
EMM 208: Engineering Mechanics II
EMM 210: Machine Elements
EEN 205: Electrical Engineering II
 

Level 300 

ECU 300: Vector Calculus for Engineers
ECU 300: Engineering Materials
EEN 301: Engineering Thermodynamics III
EEN 303: Pumps and Turbines EEN 304: Analogue Electronics
EEN 301: Mechanics of Machines I
EMM 302: Solid and Structural Mechanics I
EMM 310: Engineering Design I
ECU 301: Numerical Analysis
ECU 302: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
EEN 305: Digital Electronics and Microprocessors
EEN 306: Metrology, Measurements, and Instrumentation
EEN 307: Energy Resources and Utilization
EEN 308: Computer programming ii
EMM 303: Solid and Structural Mechanics II
EMM 311: Mechanics of Machines II

Level 400
ECU 400: Research Methodology
ECU 401: Project Management EEN 400: Control Engineering I
EEN 402: Energy Storage Systems and Distribution
EEN 403: Heat and Mass Transfer
EEN404: Electric Power Systems EEN 405: Solar Thermal Energy EMM 405: Engineering Design II ECU 402: Engineering Economics
EMM 415: Biofuel Bio-chemical Energy Conversion
EEN 407: Wind Energy
EEN 408: Engineering Project II
EEN 409: Photovoltaic Technology EEN 410: Power Plant Engineering
EEN 411: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
EMM 410: Engineering Design III

Level 500
EEN 500: Professional Practice and Ethics
EEN 501: Energy Management and Auditing
EEN 502: Engineering Project II (2units)
EEN 503: Hydropower Technology
EEN 504: Nuclear Energy
EEN 505: Geothermal Energy
EEN 506: Petroleum Engineering
EEN 507: Safety Engineering
EEN 508: Industrial Management
EEN 509: Coal Technologies
EEN 510: Environmental Impact Assessment
EEN 511: Energy Planning, Economics and Trading
EEN 511: Mechanical Vibrations
EEN 512: Solar Power Plants
EEN 513: Wing Farm Design
EEN 514: Control Engineering II
EEN 515: Geothermal Drilling Engineering
EEN 516: Strategic Energy Issues
EEN 517: Solid Fuel Thermo-chemical Conversion
EEN 518: Mechanical Vibrations

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