Department Of Mechanical Engineering Courseware
Use of drawing instruments, lettering, dimensioning, layout of engineering drawing.
Engineering graphics – Geometrical construction of shapes, conic sections – ellipse,
parabola and hyperbola. Development and intersection of curve and solids. Projection of
lines, planes and solids. Orthographic and isometric projections with simple examples,
thread fasteners. Pictorial/Freehand Sketching, conventional practices. Introduction to
Computer graphics. AutoCAD: Getting started with AutoCAD, intermediate AutoCAD,
introduction to 3d drafting, Advanced AutoCAD. Application of AutoCAD in Engineering
Drawing, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and other Engineering Designs.
Definition, Domestic, Commercial and Industrial energy consumption and management. Green
computing, solar lamp, energy saving lamp, and power usage effectiveness. Building performance,
energy-efficient landscaping, window insulation film and phase out of incandescent bulbs.
Renewable energy for sustainable development with emphasis and practical demonstration on
Solar, Wind and Hydro-Electric power generation as it relates to our environment. Waste
management, Waste to wealth: Challenges and Prospect. Waste disposal, collection, removal and
recycling. Experimental production of biogas within the University community.