BSc. Mechanical Engineering

What is mechanical engineering?

This is an engineering discipline that involves the application of science for the analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

What does a mechanical engineer do?

A mechanical engineer is mainly involved in the design, development and manufacture engines, ships, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, building services and manufacturing processes.

Admission Requirements
KCSE Mean grade B- (minus) and mean grade for the total score in the four JAB cluster subjects of at lest B (plain) and the following minimum grades in the individual luster subjects: Mathematics C+, Physics C+, Chemistry C+, Geography or Biology, or group III or any group IV.

Year 1
SEMESTER I

  • HRD 2101 Communication Skills
  • SMA 2170 Algebra
  • SMA 2171 Geometry
  • SMA 2172 Calculus I
  • SCH 2101 Chemistry I
  • SPH 2102 Physics I
  • EME 2101 Engineering Drawing & Design I
  • EME 2102 Workshop Processes and Practice I

SEMESTER II

  • HRD 2102 Development Studies
  • SMA 2173 Calculus  II
  • SMA 2174 Introduction to Computer Science
  • SCH 2108 Chemistry II
  • SPH 2109 Physics II
  • EME 2103 Introduction to Material Science
  • EME 2104 Engineering Drawing & Design II
  • EME 2105 Workshop Processes & Practice II

Year 2
SEMESTER I

  • SMA 2270 Calculus III SMA 2175 Computer Programming I
  • EME 2201 Engineering Mechanics I
  • EME 2202 Machine Elements I
  • EME 2203 Engineering Drawing & Design III
  • EME 2204 Engineering Materials
  • EME 2205 Workshop Processes & Practice III
  • SMA 2271 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • SMA 2276 Computer Programming II

SEMESTER II

  • EEE 2208 Electrical Engineering I
  • EME 2206 Engineering Mechanics II
  • EME 2207 Machine Elements II
  • EME 2208 Engineering Thermodynamics I
  • EME 2209 Fluid Mechanics I
  • EME 2210 Workshop Processes & Practice IV
  • EEE 2213 Electrical Engineering II
  • EME 2211 Practical Attachment I (8 weeks)

Year 3
SEMESTER

  • SMA 2370 Calculus IV
  • EEE 2316 Electronics
  • EME 2301 Mechanics of Machines
  • EME 2302 Solid and Structural Mechanics I
  • EME 2303 Engineering Thermodynamics II
  • EME 2304 Fluid Mechanics II
  • EME 2305 Material Processes I
  • EME 2306 Engineering Design I
  • SMA 2371 Partial Differential Equations

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2307 Metrology
  • EME 2308 Mechanics of Machines II
  • EME 2309 Solid and Structural Mechanics II
  • EME 2310 Engineering Thermodynamics III
  • EME 2311 Fluid Mechanics III
  • EME 2312 Material Processes II
  • EME 2313 Engineering Design II
  • EME 2314 Practical Attachment II (8 weeks)

Year 4
SEMESTER I

  • SMA 2272 Statistics
  • EME 2401 Mechanics of Machines III
  • EME 2402 Solid and Structural Mechanics III
  • EME 2403 Engineering Thermodynamics IV
  • EME 2404 Fluid Mechanics IV
  • EME 2405 Machine Design I
  • EME 2406 Industrial Management I
  • EME 2409 Hydraulic Power and Control
  • EME 2410 Mechanics of Machines IV
  • EME 2411 Solid & Structural Mechanics IV

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2412 Computational Analysis
  • EME 2413 Machine Design II
  • EME 2414 Industrial Management II
  • EME 2415 Systems & Control Engineering
  • Electives:
  • Production Engineering
  • EME 2407 Production Technology I
  • EME 2416 Production Technology II
  • Automotive Engineering
  • EME 2408 Engine Technology
  • EME 2417 Vehicle Technology I
  • EME 2418 Practical Attachment III (8 Weeks)

Year 5
SEMESTER I

  • *EME 2501 Projects I
  • EME 2502 Vibrations I
  • EME 2503 Industrial Management III
  • EME 2504 Heat Transfer
  • EME 2505 Fluid Mechanics V
  • EME 2506 Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  • *EME 2509 Project II
  • EME 2510 Vibration II
  • EME 2511 Experimental Stress Analysis

SEMESTER II

  • EME 2512 Industrial Law
  • EME 2513 Power Plant
  • EME 2514 Systems Reliability Engineering & Plant Maintenance
  • Electives:
  • Production Engineering
  • EME 2507 Jig & Tool Design
  • EME 2515 Theory of Production Processes
  • Automotive Engineering
  • EME 2508 Vehicle Technology II
  • EME 2516 Theory of Internal Combustion Engines

Notes: *Project I, II: EME 2501 & EME 2509 will be examined as four (4) units at the end of the second semester.