GENERAL

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers programmes leading to the:

(a) Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (with options)

(b) Master of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering

(c) Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering

(A) DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Introduction:

The M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) is a programme consisting of courses of instruction and a project. Major areas of specializations are Applied Mechanics, Design and Production, and Thermo-Fluids. For full-time students, the duration of the programme is twelve calendar months.

Admission Requirements:

(i)            Candidates with Bachelor honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from this and any other university approved by the University Senate may apply for admission into this programme. Candidate with degrees in related disciplines other than Mechanical Engineering, as indicated in the advert, may be considered for admission into this programme.

(ii)           Candidates may be required to satisfy the Department in a qualifying Examination before admission.

(iii)          Candidates are required to satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

To satisfy the requirements for the award of the M.Sc. Mechanical

Engineering degree, a candidate must:

  • Offer and pass all core courses in his chosen area of specialization.
  • Offer and pass such number of 800-level elective courses as are required to bring the total of 800-level course units (including core courses and project) to at least 30

(c)      Offer and pass 3 units research project and

(d)          Satisfy all other conditions stipulated in the regulations of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

(B)           D E G R E E   O F   M A S T E R   O F   P H I L O S O P H Y   I N MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Introduction

The M.Phil. programme consists of courses of formal instruction, research seminar(s) and a thesis. A candidate may specialize in one area of Applied Mechanics, Design and Production Engineering and Thermo-Fluids.

Admission Requirements:

To be eligible for admission into the M.Phil. programme, a candidate must:

  • Either holds a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (with minimum CGPA of 50) from this or any other approved university, or holds a First Class degree in Mechanical Engineering from this or any other approved university.
  • Satisfy the Department in a selection process and
  • Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

(a)           To fulfill the conditions for the award of M.Phil (Mechanical Engineering) degree, a candidate whose qualification on entry into the programme is recognized M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering must:

(i)          Offer and pass a minimum of 10 units of 900 level courses;

(ii)         Satisfy all other requirements stipulated in the Regulations of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

To fulfill the conditions for the award of the M.Phil. (Mechanical Engineering), candidate whose entry qualification is B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) must:

  • Offer and pass all core courses in his chosen area of specialization
  • Offer and pass such number of 800-level courses as is required to bring the total number of 800-level course units to at least bring the total number of 800-level course units to at least
  • Offer and pass 4 units of Selected Topics in Current Mechanical Engineering                            
  • Offer and pass a minimum of 6 units of Research Seminars at the 900-level and
  • Satisfy all other existing requirements stipulated in the Regulations of the School of Postgraduate

(c)           D E G R E E O F D O C T O R O F P H I L O S O P H Y I N MECHANICAL   ENGINEERING

Introduction:

In this programme, the emphasis is on original research. Candidate may undertake research on one of the areas of Applied Mechanics, Design and Production Engineering, and Thermo- Fluids.

Admission Requirements:

To be eligible for admission into the Ph.D. programme, a candidate is required to:

  • Be a holder of an Phil. Certificate or M.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering (with a minimum CGPA of 4.00) awarded by this or any other university approved by the University Senate.
  • Satisfy the Department in a selection process, and
  • Satisfy all other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

To satisfy the requirements for the award of a Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) degree, a candidate must:

  • Offer and pass minimum of 12 units research seminars at the 900-level, and
  • Satisfy all other requirement of the School of Postgraduate

(c)      Offer and pass 3 units research project and

(d)          Satisfy all other conditions stipulated in the regulations of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

(B)           D E G R E E   O F   M A S T E R   O F   P H I L O S O P H Y   I N MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Introduction

The M.Phil. programme consists of courses of formal instruction, research seminar(s) and a thesis. A candidate may specialize in one area of Applied Mechanics, Design and Production Engineering and Thermo-Fluids.

Admission Requirements:

To be eligible for admission into the M.Phil. programme, a candidate must:

  • Either holds a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (with minimum CGPA of 50) from this or any other approved university, or holds a First Class degree in Mechanical Engineering from this or any other approved university.
  • Satisfy the Department in a selection process and
  • Satisfy all other requirements of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

(a)           To fulfill the conditions for the award of M.Phil (Mechanical Engineering) degree, a candidate whose qualification on entry into the programme is recognized M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering must:

(i)          Offer and pass a minimum of 10 units of 900 level courses;

(ii)         Satisfy all other requirements stipulated in the Regulations of the School of Postgraduate Studies.

To fulfill the conditions for the award of the M.Phil. (Mechanical Engineering), candidate whose entry qualification is B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) must:

  • Offer and pass all core courses in his chosen area of specialization
  • Offer and pass such number of 800-level courses as is required to bring the total number of 800-level course units to at least bring the total number of 800-level course units to at least
  • Offer and pass 4 units of Selected Topics in Current Mechanical Engineering                            
  • Offer and pass a minimum of 6 units of Research Seminars at the 900-level and
  • Satisfy all other existing requirements stipulated in the Regulations of the School of Postgraduate

(c)           D E G R E E O F D O C T O R O F P H I L O S O P H Y I N MECHANICAL   ENGINEERING

Introduction:

In this programme, the emphasis is on original research. Candidate may undertake research on one of the areas of Applied Mechanics, Design and Production Engineering, and Thermo- Fluids.

Admission Requirements:

To be eligible for admission into the Ph.D. programme, a candidate is required to:

  • Be a holder of an Phil. Certificate or M.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering (with a minimum CGPA of 4.00) awarded by this or any other university approved by the University Senate.
  • Satisfy the Department in a selection process, and
  • Satisfy all other admission requirements of the School of Postgraduate

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

To satisfy the requirements for the award of a Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) degree, a candidate must:

  • Offer and pass minimum of 12 units research seminars at the 900-level, and
  • Satisfy all other requirement of the School of Postgraduate

STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMME

M.Sc. (Applied Mechanics) Courses

Core Courses

MEG 800

Numerical Methods in Engineering

 3

MEG 805

Continuum Mechanics

 3

MEG 838

Machine Design

 3

MEG 899

Project

 4

TOTAL

 

14 Units

Elective Courses

MEG 801

Production Process Design

         3

MEG 802

Analysis and Design of Metal

 
 

Forming Processes

3

MEG 804

Advanced Manufacturing

 
 

Technologies

3

MEG 807

Maintenance Technology

3

MEG 834

Engineering System Dynamics

3

MEG 835

Modal analysis in Mechanical

 
 

Vibration

3

MEG 836

Random Vibration

3

MEG 837

Advanced Plasticity

3

MEG 839

Acoustics & Noise Control

3

Courses taken outside the above listed core and elective courses for this option are regarded only as audited and hence are not included in the computation of the CGPA.