Civil and Environmental Engineering

Name of Department:  
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Name of Ag.Head Of Deparment:
Dr. C. Nwaobakata
Contact E-mail:   
Contact Phone Number(s):  
1.1 Background
The Department of Civil Engineering in the University of Port Harcourt was established in 1983 to run degree programme in Civil Engineering. Later in 2002, Environmental Engineering programme was introduced and the name of the Department was consequently changed to “Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering”.  The philosophy and objective of the Department remains essentially the same, namely to train Civil Engineers and Environmental Engineers and hence provide the high level technical manpower needed in both the public and private sectors of the economy. The Department soon grew rapidly both in academic and supporting staff strength to become one of the best staffed Civil and Environmental Engineering Departments in the Nigerian University System; with specialization in all the traditional areas of the Civil Engineering discipline. Although some of the founding staff have left for greener pastures, the Department still remains one of the best staffed in the country with its new breed of advanced/experienced staff and young/dynamic staff who are passionate in lecturing and research and either have obtained degrees from renowned universities or are currently studying.
The Department is committed to acquiring the necessary research and training facilities with the assistance of the university and other reputable sponsors. It presently has six laboratories. These are:
i. Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
ii. Structures Laboratory
iii. Highway/Transportation Laboratory
iv. Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulics Laboratory
v. Environmental/Public Health Laboratory
vi. Survey Studio
In our drive for excellence, and keeping up with state-of-the-art technological advances of the century and beyond, the Department has continued to provide the necessary environment for promoting the acquisition of basic background in Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering and to prepare students to accept ultimately the complex responsibility of professional leadership.
1.2 Vision, Mission Statement and Core Values
The vision of the Department is to be the best Civil Engineering Department in Nigeria.
Our mission is to train civil engineers, who will provide the high level technical human resources needed in the national economy. We intend to achieve this by:
  • Teaching and training our students to acquire the technical competence for the design development, testing and production of facilities, works, systems, devices, and products that are of benefit to mankind;
  • Providing facilities for teaching and research and human capacity development; and
  • Designing our curriculum to meet the needs of industry and society at large.
Our core values are:
  •  Excellence in teaching, learning, and research
  •  Self-reliance
  • Spirit of enquiry
  •  Fairness
  •  Entrepreneurship
  •  Global Best Practice
1.3 Philosophy and Objectives
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Port Harcourt has as its primary function the education and training of students to have the technical competence for the design development, testing and production of devices, systems, and products that are of benefit to mankind. The graduates should have an interest in, and capability for, the application of engineering principles to real life problem solving. The Department has established a foundation for continuing education and for maintaining competence in solving new problems as they arise. Accordingly, the Department provides in addition to residence education, programmes in research, development and continuing engineering education.
Our undergraduate programme(s) address the pressing societal needs and also meet the standards set by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). In the language of our former Dean of the Faculty, Professor Chi U. Ikoku, our undergraduate programme(s) are designed to give the students a degree which is both internationally respectable and individually flexible. Thus, to stand the test of time, our programme(s) have the following features:
i. Common foundation years;
ii. Workshop practice/technology, laboratory work, and tutorial;
iii. Broad-based Engineering and interaction between students and professionals;
iv. Special skills and in-depth study in a particular area of the programme through optional or elective courses;
v. Adequate knowledge in areas of Engineering Management, Economics and Law;
vi. Emphasis on design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of products and adaptation of exogenous technology to solving local problems;
vii. Emphasis on computer –assisted engineering;
viii. Projects in final year on which the students work alone under supervision.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is also committed to the provision of quality Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Education aimed at impacting Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Competence and Development of skills to both staff and students at all levels.
The Department has the objective of turning out Graduates of Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering Profession who would be found worthy both in character and in learning. To train Civil engineering/Environmental engineering Students to have interest in the capability and the application of Civil Engineering/Environmental engineering principles to real problem solving.
1.4 Admission Requirements
The Minimum admission requirements for entry into the 5-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree programme(s) in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering are Five 0-Level credits obtained in not more than two sittings, which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and any one of Biology, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Further Mathematics (preferred) . Also required is a score in University Matriculation Examination (UME) and Post UME, which is administered by the University of Port Harcourt, not below the Cut-Off Point or Minimum score stipulated for English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in Basic Studies for the Year in question.
Entry Requirements
Credit passes at the SSCE, WASC/GCE O-level, NECO in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and any one of Biology, Agric. Science, Technical Drawing, and Further Mathematics (preferred).
The minimum admission requirements for entry into the 5-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree programmes are five O-level credits which must include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
3.3  Registration of Courses
Every student is required to register for all courses during the time stipulated which is usually within the first week of resumption, except where otherwise indicated. Students who cannot register during the specified time may however, register later but all registration exercise must be completed within the time allowed for late registration.
Course registration is the responsibility of the student’s parent Department. The Head of Department signs for all the courses registered.
In registering students, the parent Department should ensure that students re-register for all previously failed courses in which the programme requires a pass and meet the prescribed requirements for each course registered; furthermore, that the total credit units registered are not less than 15 nor more than 24 per semester.
Any registration completed after the time specified will be null and void, and will not be credited to the student even when he/she has taken and passed the examination in the course. Students are not allowed to sit for examinations in courses for which they have not previously registered. Such actions are fraudulent and culprits will be appropriately disciplined.
Any genuine request for late registration must be made in writing to the Head of Department, and a late registration fee, whose amount is reviewed each year in line with the cost of living, must be paid to the Bursary. Forms for late registration will be given out only when the appropriate receipt is documented on the Form.
Application for adding or dropping a course must be made on the prescribed Add/Drop Form and certified by the Registrar after obtaining the approval of the Head of Department concerned, not later than four weeks before the examination in each term. Any change of course made by altering the Registration Form will be null and void.
4.1 Course Structure
The Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering programmes is for five years. The course structure is mainly divided into Basic Engineering Courses and Core Civil Engineering/Core Environmental Engineering Courses. The Basic Engineering Courses covers courses taken in years one to five. These courses are professional Engineering courses mainly from within the Faculty of Engineering. The core Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Courses are taken from years two to five. There are also university wide courses/General Studies Courses and Science Courses taken in years one and two.  The common courses (Science,General Studies and Basic Engineering courses) are foundation courses to all Engineering disciplines. The student undertakes three-month industrial training in their third year and six-month industrial training in year four. During the industrial training period, the students are supervised by both lecturers and industry-based supervisors. At their final year, they conduct a research project (with topics drawn from different fields of specialization in civil engineering and environmental engineering) and submit a report on it.
4.3 Course Contents for Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Programmes
4.3.1 General Studies Courses (GES)
GES 100.1: Communication Skills in English (3 Credits)
Study skill and methods including use of language and use of the library. Listening comprehension skill. Reading skills. Using grammar in reading and writing. Writing skills. Examination techniques.
GES 101.2: Computer Appreciation and Application (2 credits)
History of computers. Generations and classification of computers. IPO model of a computer. Components of a computer system hardware and software. Programming languages, organization of data. Data capture techniques. Introduction to computer networks. Software and its application. Use of keyboard as an input devices. DOS, windows, word processing, spread sheets. Application of computers in medicine, social sciences, humanities, education and management sciences.
GES 102.1: Introduction to Logic and Philosophy (2 credits)
The nature, definition and branches of philosophy. Philosophy and other disciplines. Nature and branches of philosophy. Periods in the history of philosophy. Philosophy and national development. Types of argument and reasoning. Inferences.
GES 103.2: Nigerian Peoples and Culture (2 credits)
The concept of culture. Pre-colonial cultures and languages of Nigeria. Principles of kinship, descent and marriage in Nigeria cultures. Nigerian development in Nigeria. Religion in Nigerian culture. Culture, environment and health practices in Nigeria.
GES 300.2: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (2 credits)
The course discusses the concept, history and the development of entrepreneurship; the entrepreneur qualities and characteristics; the entrepreneur and business environment; identifying business opportunities; starting and developing new business ventures; legal forms of business ownership and registration; types of business ownership; feasibility studies; role of small and medium scale enterprise (SME) in the economy; role of government on entrepreneurship; business location and layout; accounting for SME; financing SME; managing of SME; marketing in SME; risk management of SME; success and failure factors of SME; prospects and challenges of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, ethical behaviour in small business.
GES 400.2: Entrepreneurship Project (2 credits)
The course focuses on engaging the student in individual or group project to select product(s) or service(s), conduct a feasibility study, design and develop the product/service, design its manufacturing system and marketing strategies, and determine the modalities for establishing and operating an enterprise based on the product/service. It is expected that the knowledge and experience gained in the Entrepreneurship Project would evolve in the desire and capability of the students for self-employment as small-scale-industry (SME) entrepreneurs. Pre-requisite: GES 300.2.
CHM 130:1: General Chemistry I (3 credits)
Basic principles of matter and energy from the chemist’s point of view. A broadly based course suitable for students from various schools as well as those from the faculty of sciences. Topics to be covered will include atomic theory and molecular structure stoichiometry, the periodic classification of the elements, atomic structure, chemical bounding, properties of gases, solids, liquids and solutions, chemical equilibrium, ionic equilibria, chemical thermodynamics, electro-chemistry and chemical kinetics (includes laboratory sessions).
CHM 131.2: General Chemistry II (3 Credits)
Application of the principles of chemical and physical change to the study of the behaviour of matter and the interaction between matters. Course content includes the chemistry of representative elements and their common compounds with emphasis on gradation of their properties-brief chemistry of the first series of transition elements, general principles of extraction of metals; introductory nuclear chemistry (includes lab session).
CHM 240.2: Physical Chemistry (3 Credits)
Introduction to basic physical chemistry. The emphasis is on the properties of gases, the three laws of thermodynamics and the principles of chemical kinetics and electrochemical cells.
PHY 101.1: Mechanics and Properties of Matter (3 Credits)
Topics covered in this course will include the following: motion in one dimension, motion in a plane, work and energy, conservation laws, collisions, solid fraction, rational dynamic, equilibrium of rigid bodies oscillations, gravitation, fluid statics and fluid dynamics. Surface tension, elasticity and viscosity. Pre-requisite: WASC credit in physics, PHY 300 or equivalent.
PHY 102.1: Physics Laboratory I (1 Credits)
Laboratory exercises drawn from PHY 101.1
PHY 112.2: Electricity and Magnetism (3 Credits)
This is an introductory course on electricity and magnetism. Topics covered will include the elastic field. Gauss law. Electric potential, capacitors and dielectric, current and resistance, electromotive force and circuits, the magnetic field, Ampere’s law, Faradays law of induction.
PHY 103.2: Physics Laboratory II (1 Credits)
The experiments carried out in this course will cover areas discussed in PHY 112.2. These experiments includes verification of the laws of electricity. Measurement of the electrical properties of conductors; D.C. and A.C circuit properties, series and parallel resonant circuits; transformer characteristics; and other electrical circuit problems.
PHY 216.1: Vibration, Waves and Optics (3 Credits)
This course is an introduction to oscillations and waves phenomena. Topics covered will include vibrations and waves, types of waves, sound waves and wave optics.
MTH 110.1: Algebra and Trigonometry (3 Credits)
Elementary notion of set, subset, union. Intersection, complements; ven diagram. Real numbers, integers. Rational and irrationals, mapping of a set. Real functions and their compositions. Quadratic functions. Cubic function. Roots of quadratic and cubic functions. Partial fractions. Equations with complex roots. Complex number, geometric representation of complex numbers. Demoirvers, series and sequences. Principles of mathematical induction. Binomial theorem. Trigonometric function of angles. Circular functions. Addition theorems. Double and half angles.
MTH 120.1: Calculus (3 Credits)
Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivation as limit of rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Methods of change. Techniques of differentiation: methods of integration. Definite integrals. Application of areas, volumes.
MTH 124.2: Coordinate Geometry (3 Credits)
Straight lines, circles, parabola, ellipse, hyperbola. Tangents, normal. Addition of vectors. Scalar and vector products. Vector equation of a line and plane. Kinematics of a particle. Components of velocity and acceleration of a particle moving in a plane. Force, momentum, laws of motion. Under gravity, projectiles, resisted particle motion, elastic, string, simple pendulum impulse. Impact of two smooth sphere, and a sphere on a smooth sphere. Addition of vectors.
4.3.3 Engineering Science Courses (ENG)
ENG 101. 1: Engineering Drawing I (2 Credits)
Introduction to drawing instruments, scales, drafting aids and their proper use. Size of paper and drawing layout. Dimensioning, line work and lettering. Geometrical constructions and engineering graphics. Development of geometric figures and intersection of solid and curves. Introduction to projections.
ENG 102.2: Engineering Drawing II (2 Credits)
Orthographic projections in first and third angles. Isometric projection; sections and sectioning, auxiliary views and staggered sectioning. Freehand sketching. Conventional practices with simple examples, including threads and threaded fasteners, cam profile and assembly drawing from detailed components. Pre-requisites ENG 101.1.
ENG 103.2: Engineer-in-Society (1 Credit)
History of engineering and technology and the philosophy of science. Development of the engineering industry up to the present dat. Safety and health at work. The role of engineers in nation building. Food production, housing, transportation, employment opportunities, energy supply, communication and social infrastructure, etc. The choice of Engineering solutions and decision-making process, risk analysis, etc. lectures by invited professionals
ENG104.2: Manufacturing Technology /Workshop Practices (2 Credit)
Manufacturing methods with metal materials (cold and hot workings) such as deep drawing; wire drawing; spinning and rolling; extrusion. Machine-tool manufacture (turning, milling and shaping, etc., metal-casting; manufacture of plastic products (moulding and blowing). Use of hand tools, bench work and measuring instruments. Fitting and joining processes (soldering, brazing) wood-working and machinery. Surface finishes, forging etc.
ENG 201.1: Engineering Mathematics I (Mathematics Analysis) (3 Credits)
Functions of several variables: functions of 2,3 or more variables, partial derivatives, differential, total differentials, application to approximate computations. Higher-order partial derivatives and differentials. Differentiation of composition, and implicit functions several variables. Exterma and conditional extremum. Change of variables. Multiple integrals: double and triple integrals, analysis in Cartesian coordinates, change of variable to polar, cylindrical, and spherical coordinates, curvilinear coordinates, application to problems of mechanics. Integral dependent on parameters, improper integrals, line integrals, green’s formula, conditions for independence of line integral on path, application of problems of mechanics and thermodynamics. Surface integrals, fluid flux across a surface, properties, Stroke’s formula. Fluid theory, vector field and vector lines. Applied series: expansion of power series, application of Taylor’s series, Fourier series orthogonal system of functions, the Parseval’s relation. Hilbert space, orthogonality with weight function, Fourier integral, Fourier transformation, applications. Special functions, gamma, beta, error, Bessel, legendre and hypergeometric functions. Introduction to analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann equations, conformal mappings. Pre-requisite: MTH 120.1; ENG 202.1: Engineering Mathematics II
ENG 202.1: Engineering Mathematics II (Linear Algebra & Analytic Geometry) (2 Credits)
Surfaces and curves in space, cylinders, cones, and surfaces of revolution. First and second-order algebraic surface, ellipsoids, hyperboloids and paraboloids. Systems of linear equations. Determinants, minors and cofactors, evaluation methods. Vectors space, linear spaces, Euclidean space, orthogonality, change of basis, inverse matrix, eigenvectors and eigenvalues of matrix, rank. Linear mapping, symmetric, bilinear and quadratic forms. Differentiation and integration of matrices. Application of matrix algebra  pre-requisite MTH 110.1 and 124.1.
ENG 203.1: Engineering Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics) (3 Credits)
Basic concepts and principles of mechanics, equilibrium of particles in 2 and 3 dimensions, moment and couple, system of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, friction wedges, screw, wheel bolts and statically determinate structure-beams, trusses, frames and mechanics. Linear and curvilinear motions, acceleration, kinetics of parties, Newton’s second law, impulse, momentum, impact and restitution, work, energy, power and efficiency. Pre-requisite: PHY 101.1 and MTH 120.1
ENG 204.1: Basic Engineering Materials (2 credits)
Atomic and crystal structure, crystal imperfections and impurities in solids. Fundamentals of crystallography. Atomic vibration and diffusion. Mechanics properties engineering and true stress strain curves, ultimate strength, ductility, impact strength, hardness. Electrical properties-conductivity, semi-conductivity and super conductivity. Optical and magnetic properties of materials. Simple phase diagrams of alloys, with emphasis on the iron-iron carbide system. The relationship between structure and properties. Creep, fatigue. Heat treatment processes. Stability of materials in the services environment corrosive media, sub-zero and elevated temperature, irradiation. Basic criteria for the selection of materials for engineering applications. Engineering properties of wood, concrete, ceramics, polymers and non-ferrous metals and alloys. Pre-requisite: CHM 131.2 and MATH 124.2
ENG 205.1: Engineering Laboratory I (1 Credit)
Assigned laboratory exercises to reflect the basic engineering courses in applied mechanics, materials science, fluid mechanics, strength of materials. Thermodynamics and heat transfer. Guidance on specific experiments and calculation will be provided by the various lecturers.
ENG 206.2: Engineering Mathematic III (Differential Equations) (3 Credits)
Ordinary differential equations; first-order equation, examples of Engineering model, equations with variables separable, Bernoulli’s equation; exact equations; the envelops of a family of curves, singular solutions, Clairaut’s and Lagrange’s equations, orthogonal and isogonal trajectories. Second-and higher-order equations and system of first order equations, first integrals. Linear equations, general theory, boundary value problems. Euler’s equations, geometrical and physical interpretation of solutions. Operators and the operator method of solving equations, system of linear equations. Operational calculus, Laplace transforms theory and application to initial-value problems. Introduction to partial differential equations elliptic, hyperbolic and parabolic equations. Pre-requisite: MTH 120.1 and 124.2
ENG 207.2: Basic Fluid Mechanics (2 Credits)
Fluid properties, fluids statics, principles of fluid flow and applications, flow measurements. Real fluid flow, curvilinear flow (two-dimensional).Dimensional analysis and similitude. Pipe flow and friction factors. Boundary layers and drag. Pre-requisite: PHY 101.1 and ENG 211.1
ENG 208.2: Basic Strength of Materials (2 credits)
Force equilibrium free body diagrams, centroids and second moment of area. Concept of stress and stain; stress diagram. Axially loaded members, composite bars; temperature stresses; relation between elastic constants. Thin cylindrical spherical and conical pressure vessels, cylindrical shells with rings, torsion of circular shaft and power transmission of shafts. Axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams. Pure bending of beams, bending stresses in composite beams, shearing stresses in beams, complex stresses; principal stresses. Pre-requisite: ENG 211.1
ENG 209.2: Basic Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (3 Credits)
Engineering thermodynamics: basic concepts definitions, thermodynamic properties; the thermodynamic system units; equations of state for perfect and real gases, and gas mixtures, thermodynamics work and heat; the first law of thermodynamic, energy  equations and analysis; basic thermodynamic, energy equations and analysis; basic thermodynamics and introduction to irreversible relations; the second law of thermodynamics and introduction to irreversible processes. Heat transfer basic concepts, heat transfer modes and rate processes. Fourier’s law of heat conduction; Newton’s of cooling; Stephan-Boltzmann law of thermal radiation and configuration factor algebra; stationary heat conduction in simple geometries and composite bodies; correlational equations for convective heat transfer, boiling and condensation; heat transfer by combined modes; insulation and intensification of heat transfer; electrical and triple analogies; introduction to heat exchangers. Pre-requisite: PHY 101.1
ENG 210.2: Basic Electrical Engineering (3 Credits)
Circuit elements (R,L,C) DC and AC circuits  and signal electrostatics and electromagnetism, basic circuit laws and theorems. Three phase circuits, power and power factor. Electrical and electronic measurements and measuring instruments.Introduction to machines.Introduction to electronics; semi-conductor. Pre-requisite PHY 101.1
ENG 211.2: Engineering Laboratory II (1 Credit)
Assigned laboratory exercise to reflect the basic engineering course in electrical/electronics. Guidance on specific experiments and calculations will be provided by the lecturer.
ENG 212.2: Community Services (1 Credit)
Civil work beneficial to the university community and its environs including but not limited to farming, road building and maintenance, landscaping, planting of flowers and hedges, grass-cutting and general cleaning of campus and its environs. Concreting and laying of seating and footpath slabs.
ENG 213.1: Computer Programming for Engineers (2 Credits)
Computers, computing and engineering, algorithms, flour chart and pseudo code. Computer languages, programming in Fortran77 or later versions. Debugging techniques. Computer code security. Laboratory: hands-on experience on computer through the use of compliers to run programs and to solve simple analysis problems in fluid, the thermodynamics, heat transfer and electrical systems.
ENG 300.3: Industrial Training I (0 Credit: Pass or Fail)
The practical exposure of the student through direct participation in the work of an industry, to real like working condition. During the training, the student acquires a familiarity with engineering works, organization. Physical layout, and the flow of information, materials and operations. This information is expected to complement and integrate the student’s classroom instruction and laboratory/workshop exercise. Duration: 3 months.
ENG 301.1: Engineering Mathematics IV (Probability and Statistics) (3 Credits)
Theory of probability: motivation, probability models, probability axioms, combinatorial problems. Conditional probability, independence of events, Bernoulli trials. Discrete and continuous random variables, mass, distribution, and generating functions, random vectors, independent random variables, exponential distribution, reliability, failure density, hazard function, some important distributions, functions of two random variables, transform methods, computation of means time to failure, inequalities and limit theorems. Conditional distribution and expectation, stochastic process, Bernoulli, Poisson, and renewal processes, availability analysis, random incidence. Instruction to discrete and continuous Markova chains. Measures of central tendency. Statistical inference, parameter estimation, hypothesis testing. Regression, correlation and analysis of variance. Elements of experimental design. Pre-requisite: ENG 201.1
ENG 302.1: Technical Writing and Presentation (2 Credits)
Data gathering and presentation. Technical correspondence; letter of inquiry and replies, letter of application and memoranda. Illustrating technical writing using tables, graphs, diagrams, equations and appendices. Report writing: progress reports, proposals, students project, thesis and dissertations, oral and visual presentations. Computer –aided technical writing and presentation; words processing and words-processing software packages.
ENG 303.2: Engineering Mathematics V (Numerical Methods and Computer Application) (3 Credits)
Review of the number systems and error analysis. Numerical schemes, error analysis, computer algorithms and program for the solution of the following problems of linear equations, determinants and matrix eigenvalue problems; approximations;  data fitting, orthogonal polynomials, least-squares, splines and fast Fourier transforms; differentiations and integration; difference equation; differential equations by Rubge-Kutta and other methods; boundary-value problems in ODE. Introduction to the finite-difference method for partial differential equations. Pre-requisite: ENG 202.1 & ENG 206.
ENG 400.2: Industrial Training II (9 Credits)
The practical exposure of the student through direct participation in the work of an industry, to real like working condition. During the training, the student acquires a familiarity with engineering works, organization. Physical layout, and the flow of information, materials and operations. This information is expected to complement and integrate the student’s classroom instruction and laboratory/workshop exercise. Students give a presentation of their experience and submit a report at the end of the training. Duration: 6 months.
ENG 401.1: Engineering Mathematics VI (Mathematical Modelling and Operation Research) (3 Credits)
Basic concept methodology, structures, information support and systems approach. Synthesis, analysis, validation and computer simulation of mathematical methods. Mathematical modelling of engineering problems at micro, micro and meta-level. Inverse problems; unconstrained and constrained problems. Introduction to operation research. Sensitivity analysis; linear, integer, goal, geometric, dynamic, nonlinear and stochastic mathematical programming. Allocation, routing, searching, project scheduling, sequencing, replacement, inventory, gaming and queuing problems. Computer aided mathematical modelling of engineering systems, processes and operations. Application software packages. Pre-requisite: ENG 206.2, ENG 301.1 & ENG 303.2
ENG 402.1: Engineering Economics (3 Credits)
Scope of engineering investment decisions, compounding, discounting and economic equivalence; cash flow analysis and inflation. Choosing between alternatives; methods for evaluating investments; depreciation, taxes, and cost of capital; comparing alternative investment; replacement analysis budget and budget control, evaluation of public projects. Decision and cost analysis; lease-or-by decisions; economic feasibility study of engineering projects. Computer-aided engineering economics. Pre-requisite: ENG 301.1
ENG 501.1: Professional Practice and Procedures (2 Credits)
Registration of engineering, duties and code of conduct and practice. Ethics, professional responsibilities and practice of Engineering in Nigeria. Typical problems and solutions in various areas of engineering. Engineering projects, planning, feasibility studies and their relevance, guide pre-design survey and stages of engineering design project scheduling. Law: sources and branches of Nigeria law, courts and tribunals. Law of contracts, the engineer as an expert witness. Industrial legislation concerned with incapacity or injury, working conditions, wages, redundancy, trade unions, structure, right and liabilities. Industrial disputes, safety and environmental protection. Pre-requisite: good academic standing.
ENG 502.1: Engineering Management (2 Credits)
Organization structure, goals and functions. Project planning and control. Cost engineering; capital and operating cost estimating, contingencies and allowances. Production forecasts. Phases and constraints, decline functions. Productivity improvement. Purchasing and materials management. Maintenance management. Contract management. Pre-requisite: Good academic standing.
4.3.4 Civil Engineering Courses (CEG)
CEG 231.2: Engineering Geology (2 Credits)
Geological and Mechanical Principles:  Geology and (Civil) Engineering, Rock forming minerals, Rock Types and Soil Types, Soil and rock properties. Geological Structure Analysis:  Geological structures,    Plate Tectonics, Geological Time (relative and absolute geological age), Geological Maps and Sections,     Discontinuities Analysis (Hemispherical projection). Processes in Engineering Geology: Weathering and Soils, Surface Processes (Floodplains and Alluvium, Glacial Deposits, Climatic Variants), Coastal Processes, Groundwater flow. Geological and Geophysical Site Investigation:  Site Geological Investigation; Boreholes, Airphoto and Remote Sensing. Engineering Geophysics. Engineering Geology in Practice: Assessment of Difficult Grounds, Rock Excavation, Tunnel and Underground Spaces,     Foundation of Structures (Buildings, Bridges, Roads & Rails and Dams). Applied Engineering Geology:     Slope Failure and Landslides (Types, Effect of Groundwater, Stabilization, Hazard). Subsidence (Land Subsidence, Mining Subsidence, Subsidence in Karstic Areas), Earthquakes, Rock as Construction Materials (Dimension Stone & Aggregates).  Case Studies: Nigeria Geology
CEG 311.1: Fluid Mechanics II (3 Credits)
Boundary layer Concepts; Turbulent pipe flow and simple pipeline design problems; Pipe flow systems – pipes in series, parallel and branch pipes; Uniform open channel flow – Flow in partly full pipes, Design of unlined channels; Non-uniform open channel flow – critical flow, rapidly varied flow, gradually varied flow; Hydraulic structures – weirs, culverts, overflow spillways, stilling basins and channel transition.
CEG   321.1:  Strength   of   Material II (3 Credits)
Advanced topics  in  bending   moment  and  shear   force  in  beams, theory of  bending   beams,   Deflection  of  beams, Unsymmetrical  bending  and   shear  center,  Applications, Strain  energy, Bi-axial  state  or  stress, Transformation  of stresses, Mohr’s circle, Failure  theories. Springs. Creep. Fatigue fracture and   stress   concentration.  Combined stress in bending and   torsion; Elements of the compound and composite cross-sections in bending and compression, thick cylinders. Bending and curved bars of small initial curvature, open-coiled and arrangements of springs. Theory of column; critical load and critical stress; Euler’s theory and its limitations; short, medium and long struts.
CEG 323.1: Civil Engineering Materials (3 Credits)
Composition of concrete. Properties of concrete making materials: Portland cement, aggregate, water, admixtures and miscellaneous materials. Design and theodolite traversing. Traverse computations adjustment. Triangulation and trilateration.Principles of leveling and sources of errors.
CEG 332.1: Soil Mechanics I (2 Credits)
General Engineering considerations: Soil description: index properties, phase relationships; origin of soils: process of soil formation; soil classification; soil as construction materials; clay mineralogy. Water flow in soils: permeability and seepage; flow nets and method of construction of flow nets. Filter and seepage control; Principles of effective stress.
CEG 351.1: Principle of Surveying
Introduction to surveying: Basic definition and classification. The figure and shape of earth’s surface. Uses& care of basic surveying instruments. Basic mathematical calculations used in surveying: Concept of Units & scales in surveying measurements. Introduction to plane rectangular co-ordinate systems. Basic Surveying Measurements: Linear& Angular measurements. Distance measurements with Tapes, EDM, Total Station and GPS. Corrections applicable to measured distances. Angle measurement son plane surface with compass, theodolite and total stations. Methods of Horizontal control establishment: Co-ordinates determination by methods of traversing, triangulation, trilateration, intersection, resection and GPS. Height determination by levelling process: Principles & Processes involved in spirit &trigonometrical levelling. Uses & Application of levelling in civil engineering works. Introduction to tacheometry: Distance and height measurements by tacheometric principle.
CEG 352.1: Survey Camp (2 Credits)
This 3-week camp in the field is intended for students studying for the Civil and Environmental degrees respectively. This camp will either take place during the Easter vacation, or immediately after the first semester examination of every session. The aim of the camp is to consolidate on the knowledge and skills learnt in the course CEG 351.1, and to further teach problem solving skills in relation to practical surveying problems, and to equip the student with group work skills and engender tolerance of diversity of opinions. In addition, the course will further equip the students with simple technical report writing skills. The content of the course will be in project form, which will be based on the basic surveying operations such as traverse, levelling and tacheometry, with the preparation of a site plan or map for civil engineering design. Other tasks may be performed in addition to the above, depending on the resources available and this will vary from year to year. Pre-requisite: CEG 351.1.
CEG 381.1: Civil Engineering Laboratory 1 (1 credit)
Practical in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
CEG 312.2: Engineering Hydrology (2 Credits)
Fundamental theories on hydrological cycle (water balance, atmospheric water, subsurface water, surface water), measurements and data collection. Precipitation analysis, evaporation and evapotranspiration processes, hydrograph analysis, rainfall runoff modelling (unit hydrograph), hydrological flow routing, infiltration, ground water movement (Aquifers; types and properties and properties), hydrological statistics and hydrological design. Flow nets; hydraulic wells; pumping test. Pre-requisite: CEG 311.1.
CEG 333.2: Soil Mechanics II (3 Credits)
Stress distribution in soils: Elastic equilibrium, boundary loads Bousinesq’s and Westergard theories; volume change and compressibility; Consolidation; Time rate of consolidation; Consolidation settlement; Mohr circle; stress paths; stresses and strains; shear strength of soils; pore pressure parameters; problems of stability in soil; Introduction to numerical solutions to typical soil mechanics problems. Introduction to earth pressure distribution. Introduction to critical state soil mechanics. Pre-requisite: CEG 332.1.
CEG 341.2: Elements of Architecture (3 Credits)
Introduction – Dimensional awareness, graphical communication, relation to environments. Free hand drawing-forms in terms of shades, light and shadows. Orthographics; dimetrics, perspective projections; Applications common curve. Elementary Designs.
CEG 342.2: Theory of Structures I (3 Credits)
Introduction to structural analysis; classification of structures; general description of plane frame; joints; supports; stability and determinacy; Basic concepts and assumptions for structural analysis Equilibrium. Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures. Plane trusses. Beams and Frames (Axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams in beams and frames). Deflections, Method of Superposition, principles of virtual work: principle of virtual displacement; principle of virtual force using energy method in beams, frames and trusses, Influence lines and moving Loads, Analysis of statically indeterminate structures; by the force method (method of consistent deformation) – frames and trusses, Introduction to stiffness method of analysis; slope deflection method; Moment Distribution method, Introduction to matrix methods; 1 DOF systems, trusses. Pre-requisite(s): CEG 321.1, ENG 208.2, ENG 203.1
CEG 353.2: Surveying for Construction (3 credits)
Route location surveys and designs: Review of leveling process and its applications in civil construction works. Longitudinal profiles and cross sections. Grades for roads, sewers, pipeline, bridges, culverts and tunnels. Computation of areas and volumes of earthworks from coordinates. Calculations from mass haul diagrams. Curves & curve designs: Geometry of simple and compound circular curves. Calculations and setting out involving transition curves. Geometry and setting out of vertical curves. Sight distance and slope staking. Use of Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) for route planning and designs. Elements of Hydrographic surveying for civil engineering works involving water borne operations like dredging works, coastal and shore protection works, dams & irrigation schemes, flood control, etc. Basic Photogrammetry Principles to Civil & Environmental Projects Planning.
CEG 361.2: Principles of Construction (2 credits)
Introduction to Civil Engineering Procedure: Definition and functions of civil engineering procedure. The design and construction terms. Introduction to the principles of civil engineering influence of erection procedure on design. Operation and maintenance of civil engineering facilities. General Considerations in Civil Engineering:  Site investigation, site organization, materials, temporary works earth works, construction machinery and equipment. Elements of  Construction: Domestic, industrial and multi-storey buildings, construction of foundations, floors, walls, staircases, roofings and covering frames and space construction, fire protection.  Elements of construction, roadwork’s, subways, railways, air fields, hydraulic and liquid retaining structure, dams, harbours, docks, jetties etc., Dredging and reclamation, irrigation and river works, pipe lines for water, gas and sewage. Concept of appropriate technology in civil engineering.
CEG 382.2: Civil Engineering Laboratory II (1 Credit)
Practical in Materials and Structures
CEG 413.1: Civil Engineering Hydraulics (2 Credits)
Pipe network analysis, Design of flexible boundary channels; Hydraulic machines; Hydraulic modeling; Unsteady flow – surges in open channels and water hammer analysis; Sediment transport; Hydro power; Introduction to river and coastal engineering; Fundamentals of irrigation engineering. Pre-requisite: CEG 311.1.
CEG 443.1: Reinforced Concrete Design (2 Credits)
Use of codes of practice in use for the design of concrete structures. Design of simple reinforced concrete elements. Continuous reinforced concrete beams, slabs, flat slabs; torsion; eccentrically loaded short columns and slender columns; calculation of crack width. Design of building frames in reinforced concrete.
CEG 444.1: Steel and Timber Design (3 Credits)
Limit state design of steel structure. Connections; beams and compound beams; plate girders; crane girders; axially loaded stanchions; eccentrically loaded stanchions; crane stanchions; stanchion bases; purlins and sheeting rails; truss and lattice girdle; bracing; detailing; strength properties of timbers; design of timber beams and jots; axially loaded members; hardwood design; plywood design.
CEG 445.1: Theory of Structures II (2 Credits)
Sway in moment distribution; yield line analysis and strip methods for slabs. Plastic methods of structural analysis. Introduction to limit state analysis of reinforced concrete and steel structures. Pre-requisite: CEG 342.2.
CEG 446.1: Civil Engineering Drawing (2 Credits)
Introduction to Civil Engineering Drawing, Basic Civil Engineering Projects for drawing and detailing; Presentation of Civil Engineering Drawing Technical Information and Requirements; Civil Engineering Drawing and Detailing in Structural Engineering, Highway, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources, etc.
CEG 461.1: Highway Engineering (3 Credits)
Route location; Geometric design- profile and longitudinal. Highway cross section. Determination of radius. Widths, sight distances, horizontal and vertical curves. Super-elevation and transition curves. Grade separation. Design of interchanges and roadways. Design of rail-road grade intersections. Design of highway drainage structures. Flexible and rigid pavement designs; pavement evaluation and highway maintenance technology.
CEG 483.1: Civil Engineering Laboratory III (2 Credits)
Practical in Fluid Mechanics/Hydraulics and Public Health Engineering.
CEG 514.1: Water and Wastewater Engineering (2 Credits)
Basic microbiology; water pollution parameters; water quality and demand, water treatment units (pre-treatment, coagulation/flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, design of sanitation and wastewater treatment units (VIP, septic tank systems, imhoff tank, waste stabilization ponds). Urban drainage and loads on buried pipes. Pre-requisite: CEG 311.1
CEG 515.2: Water Resources Engineering (2 Credits)
Engineering economics in water resources planning, irrigation and water requirements; hydroelectric power, drainage/flood-damage mitigation; planning for water-resources development. Probably concepts in designs, flood and rainfall drought. Application of rainfall distribution, flow-duration curves, flood routing methods, rating curves surges in open channel and sedimentation in the design of dams/reservoirs. Multipurpose reservoirs storage analysis and examination of the existing Nigerian dams/reservoir designs, operation and management policies. Pre-requisite: CEG 311.2 and CEG 312.2.
CEG 516.2: Pollution Control Engineering (2 Credits)
Wastewater reuse and disposal; sludge treatment and disposal options. Review of solid waste collection treatment and disposal options with emphasis on landfill and windrow composting techniques and the design of simple one chamber incinerators; Health and environmental aspects of solid waste management; introduction of Environmental noise/vibrations standards; Air pollution sources effects and control; Domestic pest impact and control.
CEG 517.2: Design of Drainage Systems (2 Credits)
Introduction: hydraulic design, appurtenances, ventilation of sewers, pipe material.  Open channel hydraulics: open channel flows, channel properties, uniform flow equations, empirical equations, rational method. Channels with composite sections, channel design flow in partly full pipes. Design of storm sewers: peak runoff estimate, hydraulic design of storm sewers. Design of Open drains: design approach, conveyance (K), section factor (Z). Design of sanitary sewers: design principle, computation, design of conventional sewer network, design of simplified sewerage system. Loads on buried pipes: strength of rigid pipes, beddings, allowable loads on pipes. Sub-surface drains
CEG 518.1: River Engineering (2 Credits)
Introduction – Mechanics of alluvial rivers, including channel and floodplain features, sediment transport and budgets, channel morphology, and various classification schemes. Ecohydraulics and River Corridor Functions. Watershed and reach scale mechanisms that degrade river systems. Bioremediation techniques of contaminated rivers. Classification review, natural channel design analyses. Time series analyses of flow, sediment, and channel geometry data, and 1D numerical modeling. River and restoration structures, dam removal, risks and uncertainty in manipulating rivers. Socio-cultural influences and ethics of stream restoration, permitting, and discussion effective communication (written and oral). Group design project presentations during final period
CEG 534.1: Foundation Engineering (2 Credits)
Site exploration and characterization; subsurface investigation: drilling geophysical methods. Bearing capacity of soils. Ultimate bearing capacity, allowable bearing pressures. Shallow foundations: Types and uses; analysis and design of shallow foundation- strip footings, pads, mat foundations and basements. Deep foundations; Analysis and design of piled foundations: methods of minimizing settlements. Pre-requisite: CEG 332.1 & CEG 333.2.
CEG 535.2: Geotechnical Structures (2 Credits)
Earth pressure theories, Rankine, Coulomb. Design and analysis of Geotechnical structures including dams, embankments, slopes, earth retaining walls (sheet pile, cantilevered gravity retaining walls, reinforced earth walls). Cellular cofferdams, caissons. Concept of factor of safety, probabilistic slope stability analysis. Design of deep excavations in soft ground. Introduction to soft ground tunneling, ground movements accompanying tunneling operations, tunnel linning designs, introduction to analysis and design of dynamically loaded machine foundations.
CEG 547.1: Reinforced/Prestressed Concrete Design (3 Credits)
Principles and method of prestressing, prestressing materials and equipment; design for flexure, shear. Torsion; prestress, deflection calculations for prestressed concrete slabs; design of tension and compression members; advantages and disadvantages of prestressed continuous members. Deflection calculations for reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Pre-requisite: CEG 342.1.
CEG 548.1: Civil Engineering Design (2 credits)
The evolution of civil engineering design philosophies, Design of road Pavements, Design of bridges, Design of culverts, Design of canals, Design of river training Works, Design of sheet piling, Advanced topics in limit state design of structural elements in steel and concrete –: Walls in reinforced concrete buildings, Torsion in concrete, Element assemblies in structural steelwork, Structural detailing; bar bending schedules. Pre-requisite(s): CEG 461.1, CEG 446.1, CEG 445.1, CEG 444.1
CEG 549.2: Structural Analysis (2 Credits)
Matrix methods of structural analysis. Elastic instability. Continuum of plane strain, elastic flat and torsion. Solution of series, finite difference and finite elements.
CEG 562.1: Traffic and Transportation Engineering (3 Credits)
Traffic studies and analysis; traffic legislation. Introduction to traffic devices. Introduction to traffic flow theory, capacity analysis. Urban transportation process; data collection procedures, land use forecasting procedures, traffic generation distribution, assignment and mode choice. Transportation modes (land, air, water). Transportation terminals (airports, harbours, railways) and interaction of the different modes. Pre-requisite. ENG 301.1
CEG 563.2: Highway Bridges and Culverts (3 Credits)
Overview and Introduction – Bridge planning, types, trends, economics, aesthetics, and alternative bridge designs, Bridge Loads, Bridge Deck Analysis Methods, Design of concrete slab bridge decks, Design of slab and beam bridge decks, Design of steel girder bridges, Substructures, Bridge Equipment, Bridge inspection and assessment, hydraulic Design of Bridges, Culvert Design – Hydraulic and structural Design.
CEG 571.2: Civil Engineering Measurements and Construction (3 Credits)
Civil Engineering standard Method of Measurement (SMM); Bill of Engineering Measurements and Evaluation (BEME); work classification –demolition, excavation and earthwork. Tender and contract document. Construction methods and practices, application and limitation; factors involved in selection of plant, equipment and materials; factors affecting equipment output, Introduction to construction methods for common civil Engineering structures such as foundations, buildings, road, bridges, tunnels, drains. Contract administration. Financial scheduling and management of time. Construction safety and health.
CEG 584.1: Computer –Aided Design in Civil Engineering (2 Credits)
The use of computer aided design packages in Civil Engineering design- hydraulics, structure, geotechnical Engineering, Work Scheduling.
CEG 591.1: Technical Seminar (2 Credits)
The seminar is reserved for the presentation of design and/or Industrial Training Reports. Each student presents a report on some aspect of a design/or in work experience during the Fourth year Industrial Training.
CEG 592.2: Final Year Project (6 Credits)
Each student in the final year carries out an individual project. The choice of the project is made at the end of the fourth year from a list compiled by academic staff of Civil Engineering Department. Alternatively, after consultation with a relevant member of staff, students may carry out a project in an area chosen entire by them. The choice of topic enables the student to study, in depth a field in which he/she is interested. Each student spends at least 6 hours a week on his/her project and is responsible for the planning, design, construction, experimentation, analysis and presentation of a report. Each member of staff acts as a supervisor for three or four final year project. A written report on the project is submitted at the end of the second semester in the final year and this form a basis for a one hour oral examination with the Board of Examiners.
4.3.5 Environmental Engineering Courses (EVE)
EVE 201.1: Environmental Engineering Microbiology (2 Credits)
Introduction to the fundamental aspects of microbiology and biochemistry that are pertinent to environmental engineering and science. Overview of the characteristics of Bacteria, Archaea, unicellular Eukaryotes (protozoa, algae, fungi), and viruses. Cell structure, bioenergetics and metabolism, and microbial genetics. Pathogens; disease and immunity; environmental influences on microorganisms; roles of microbes in the carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles; enzymes; bioremediation, bioenergy, molecular microbiology; and microbial ecology. Water and wastewater microbiology. Degradation metabolism of compounds by microorganisms. Enzyme kinetics. Batch growth kinetics. Recycling of minerals and nutrients.
EVE 202.1 Environment and Sustainable Development (2 Credits)
Environmental resources – renewable and non renewable. SUDS and climate change. Peak oil theory. Growth models, resources depletion models, predator-prey model. Concept of sustainable development as a response to global crises of ecology and human development. the role of engineering systems in achieving sustainable development. The problems of sustainability as a challenge to the modern divide between nature and culture.
EVE 301.1  Introduction to Geochemistry (2 credits)
Application  of  basic  chemical  principals  towards  investigations  of  element distributions in geologic systems. Emphasis on origin of elements in our Solar System, element distribution during planetary formation, phase equilibria, rock- water interactions, thermodynamic principles, environmental and isotope geochemistry.
EVE 401.1  Chemical Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering  (3 Credits)
Introduction to the key chemical and physical concepts integral to environmental systems and processes. This course provides a fundamental background in those chemical and environmental engineering principles that are common to all environmental engineering.
EVE 402.1   Water and Wastewater Engineering (3 Credits)
A study of the engineering design principles dealing with the quantity, quality and treatment of water, and the quantity, characteristics, treatment and disposal of wastewater.
EVE 403.1  Introduction to Air Pollution (3 Credits)
Introduction to the field of air pollution dealing with sources, effects, federal legislation, transport and dispersion and principles of engineering control.
EVE 404.1  Air Pollution Control Methods (3 Credits)
Study  of  the  design  principles  and  application  of  the  state-of-the-art  control techniques to gaseous and particulate emissions from fossil fuel combustion, industrial and transportation sources
EVE 405.1 Hydraulic Engineering (3 Credits)
A study of applied hydraulics to design of systems used for collection or distribution of water. Emphasis on open channel flow, hydraulic machinery, design of supply systems, drainage systems, and hydraulic transients.
EVE 501.1 Sanitary Engineering Design (3 Credits)
Functional design of water and waste water treatment facilities.
EVE 502.1 Research in Environmental Engineering (1 Credit)
Students will investigate cutting edge research in the environmental engineering field including experimental studies, current environmental policy changes, and international environmental issues. Investigation to include live research seminars, reading current literature, and/or laboratory experimentation.
EVE 503.1 Senior Design Project (3 Credits)
Open-ended design projects involving one or more areas of engineering. Planning design projects, philosophy of design, and application of engineering principles to design problems.
EVE 504.1 Environmental Law and Regulations (3  Credits)
This  course  provides  comprehensive  coverage  of  environmental  laws  and regulations dealing with air, water, wastewater, and other media. The primary focus is permitting, reporting, and compliance protocols. The course topics include Nigerian and international legal systems and judicial processes, liability, enforcement, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking, Water Act, etc. Case studies will be emphasized.
EVE 505.1 Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater and Soil (3 Credits)
Course  covers  current  in-situ  and  ex-situ  remediation  technologies.  Current literature and case studies are utilized to provide the focus for class discussions and projects.
EVE 203.2: Public Health Engineering and Radiology (2 Credits)
Environment and diseases. Transmission of disease. Vectors, parasites and their control. Principles of toxicology. Epidemiological studies. Development of health criteria. Application to home, work and community environment. Problems associated with radiation; exposure and effects; measurement and protection; radiation as a factor of environmental health. Epidemiology and control of diseases. Biological safety.
EVE 204.2: Environmental Engineering Chemistry (2 Credits)
Scope of Environmental Chemistry. Discussion of important relevant concepts of chemistry, and introduction of basic environmental chemical concepts including pH, alkalinity, hardness, dissolved oxygen, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD). Acid-base chemistry and its significance in environmental engineering. Dissolution and precipitation chemistry, and chemical precipitation reactions in water and wastewater treatment. Coordination chemistry, electrochemical reactants, chemical reactants, solution preparation- Normality, molarity, equivalence etc. Theory of gasses, chemical kinetics, thermodynamics
EVE 205.2: Environmental Pollution and Ecology (2 Credits)
Freshwater ecology, marine ecology, estuarine ecology, stratification of water bodies, terrestrial ecology, eutrophication, natural resources and their management. Functional parts of ecosystem, energy flows, nutrient cycles. Significance of pollution in the ecosystem. Radiation ecology. Air pollution ecology.  Global warming potential, GWP. Toxicology and water quality criteria. Microbial ecology
EVE 302.2 General Biology (3 Credits)
A comprehensive study of the general principles of the biology of plants, animals, and protists including population biology and regulation mechanisms.
EVE 303.2 Chemical Engineering Material & Energy Balances (3 Credits)
The application of mathematics, physics and chemistry to industrial chemical processes. The use of equations of state, chemical reaction stoichiometry, and the conservation of mass and energy to solve chemical engineering problems.
EVE 304.2  Biological Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering  (3 Credits)
Introduction to the function of organisms related to environmental engineering. The course focuses on both the application of organisms to removing contaminants and the effects of contaminants on organisms.
EVE 305.2 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering and Science (3 Credits)
Course discusses fundamental chemical, physical, and biological principles in environmental engineering and science. Topics include environmental phenomena, aquatic pollution and control, solid waste management, air pollution and control, radiological health, and water and wastewater treatment systems.
EVE 506.2 Public Health Engineering (2 Credits)
A comprehensive course dealing with the environmental aspects of public health.
EVE 507.2 Waste Management Engineering (2 Credits)
Quantity  and   quality  of   sewage,   including   important   parameters   for   the determination of quantity and qualities. Sewage system planning, design, construction and maintenance. Sewage treatment processes, including various unit operations. Non-conventional sewage treatment processes including sewage farming, waste stabilization ponds, aerated lagoons and oxidation ditch. Sewage disposal methods including water-dependent and water-independent methods. Water pollution control, solid waste quantity and quality determination, collection, transportation and disposal methods. Institutional arrangements for management. Management of toxic and hazardous waste.
EVE 508.2 Environmental Systems Modelling (3 Credits)
Introductory course in modelling environmental systems. Course will focus on contaminant fate and transport in the environment. Models will be developed that will include physical, chemical and biological reactions and processes that impact this fate.
EVE 509.2 Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (3 Credits)
Water Resources: the hydraulics of open channels and wells: drainage: hydrograph analysis: reservoir and flood-routing: hydrological forecasting: hydraulic structures, i.e. dams, dykes/levees, weirs, docks and harbours, spillways, silting basins, man holes and coastal hydraulic structures, etc.: engineering economy in water resources planning.
Environment Engineering: the work of the Sanitary Engineer: water supply, treatment and design; waste water collection; treatment; disposal and design; solid waste collection, treatment, disposal and design of systems, air pollution and control.
EVE 510.2: Environmental Assurance / QC & Safety (2 Credits)
Introduction. Principles of quality of materials. Practical considerations in developing QA/QC systems. various QA/QC guidelines & standards. Scientific approach to QA/QC engineering (5W &H model). Quality aspects of a project/ QC in production processes. Non-destructive test. Concept of reliability and maintainability in QA/QC. Vendor development in QA/QC. Quality inspection. Benefits of a quality control. Computer Aided Quality Control (CAQC) . HSE – critical activities. Potential hazards in the industry. System/process safety. Cost benefit analysis of Hazard management. Risk assessment/controls. Safety policy and laws.
EVE 511.2: Environmental Risk Assessment and Management (2 Credits)
Baseline and environmental sensitivity studies, Concepts of environmental impact assessment. EIA assessment procedure – identification, prediction and evaluation, methodologies, statement and report preparation. Applications of mathematical models to environmental impact assessment cases involving soil, water and air quality problems. Preparation of environmental impact statement. Case studies. Environmental Risk assessment. Principles of developing national environmental quality standards and compliance measures. Concept of environmental loading and prevention of significant deterioration in ecological balances. Current national and international standards. Principles of developing risk-based land-use planning. Needs analysis for new industrial facilities. Baseline assessment. Social corporate responsibility.
EVE 520.2  Project (6 Credits)
For proper guidance of the students, projects will depend on the available academic staff expertise and interest but the projects should be preferably of investigatory nature.