SemesterCourse CodeCourse TitleHours per WeekCourse Credit
        1stCVE 211Strength of Materials33
ECP 281Engineering Computer Programming22
EMA 281Engineering Mathematics I22
EEE 211Electrical Engineering I33
ENS 211Engineer in Society22
MEE 211Engineering Mechanics I33
MEE 221Engineering Drawing I33
PRE 211Manufacturing Technology I22
ELA 201Engineering Laboratory & Workshop Practice*62
 Total Credits2622
      2ndCHE 222Materials Science33
EMA 282Engineering Mathematics II44
EEE 212Electrical Engineering II33
IDE 222Introduction to Industrial Engineering Techniques22
MEE 212Engineering Mechanics II33
MEE 222Engineering Drawing II33
PRE 212Production Technology23
ELA 202Engineering Laboratory & Workshop Practice*62
 Total Credits2623


SemesterCourse CodeCourse TitleHours per WeekCourse Credit
          1stEMA 381Engineering Mathematics III33
IDE 381Introduction to Systems Engineering33
IDE 321Engineering Statistics I22
IDE 331Introduction to Industrial Engineering33
IDE 341Engineering Economics I33
IDE 371Project Planning and Control33
MEE 351Engineering Thermodynamics I22
MEE 361Fluid Mechanics I22
ELA 301Engineering Laboratory & Workshop Practice*62
 Total Credits2723
      2ndEMA 382Engineering Mathematics IV33
PRE 322Applied Material Science22
PRE 332Design Of Machine Elements I33
IDE 342Engineering Economics II23
IDE 372Introduction to computer graphics & drafting22
IDE 392Engineering Statistics II23
MEE 352Engineering Thermodynamics II22
MEE 362Fluid Mechanics II22
ELA 302Engineering Laboratory & Workshop Practice*62
 Total Credits2321


SemesterCourse CodeCourse TitleHours per WeekCourse Credit
        1st  CED 300Entrepreneurship Development32
IDE 401Industrial Engineering Laboratory*62
IDE 411Mathematical Methods in Industrial Engineering33
IDE 421Research Methodology and Technical Communication22
IDE 431Production Management33
IDE 441Engineering Accounting22
IDE 451Facility Planning and Layout22
IDE 461Introduction to Decision Theory and Stochastic Processes33
IDE 473Human Factors Engineering33
IDE 481Quality Engineering Management22
 Total Credits2724
2nd  UBITSUniversity of Benin Industrial Training Scheme 6
 Total Credits 6


SemesterCourse CodeCourse Title (Core)Hours per WeekCourse Credit
        1stIDE 511Scheduling and Inventory Control33
IDE 521Logistics and Supply Chain Management33
IDE 531Work Study and System Design22
IDE 551Computer Applications in Industrial Engineering and Web Design22
IDE 561Principles of Operations Research I33
IDE 573Safety Engineering22
IDE 563Forecasting Techniques22
IDE 501Project93
Elective Course Title (Choose one from these courses) 
IDE 541Special Topics in Industrial Engineering I33
PRE 581Automation and Control33
PRE 591Machine Tool Technology33
 Total Credits2923
SemesterCourse CodeCourse Title (Core)Hours per WeekCourse Credit
  2ndIDE 522Engineering Law and Management33
IDE 532Introduction to Simulation and Modeling22
IDE 552Introduction to Reliability and Maintenance22
IDE 562Principles of Operations ResearchII33
IDE 564Technology Policy and Entrepreneurship22
IDE 512Design and Analysis of Industrial Experiments22
IDE 502Project93
Elective Course Title (Choose one from these courses) 
IDE 542Special Topics in Industrial Engineering II2 2
IDE 572Metrology22
PRE 592Plastic Working of Metals22
 Total Credits2719



ECP 281:               ENGINEERING COMPUTER PROGRAMMING                       2 CREDITS
Computer Hardware: Identification of parts and function of the components of the Computer, Input                 Peripherals:- The keyboard, the Mouse, the Touch Pad, the Joy-stick and other pointing devices.                 The Central Processing Unit (CPU):- the Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) the Primary and Secondary                 Memory (RAM, ROM, etc), the frame buffer and other storage devices. The Output peripherals:-                 The Monitor, the Printer, Plotters and other hardcopy devices. The general operations (House-                keeping):- Retrieval Manipulation and Storage of Data, etc. Visual Basic and Introduction to                 Programming and object oriented programming.                 Computer Software: the principles and operations of the various kinds of software: System                 Software:- Windows environment, Disk Operating System environment (DOS), UNIX System,    LINUX System, etc. Application Software: Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database Management,         Work Managers, Presentation packages, Graphics Packages, draughting packages, etc.                 The internet: the principle and applications of Networks, www surfing the NET, e-mails, http and                 protocols. Practical and hands-on exercises with mini-projects to test for proficiency will be                 emphasized.
EMA 281:   ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I                                                          3 CREDITS
Complex Analysis: Roots of complex number- Addition formulae for any number of angles. To express sin Ө in series of sines or cosines of multiple angles. Exponential function of a complex variable. Circular functions of complex variable, Hyperbolic functions. Real and imaginary parts of circular and hyperbolic functions. Logarithmic function of a complex variable. Real numbers, sequence and series- their convergence and divergence.Vector force moment and angular velocity. Vector differentiation and integration.Linear Algebra: Linear spaces, algebra of determinants and matrices.Calculus: Differentiations and applications; The mean value theorem and its applications. Extension of mean value theorem. Taylor and Maclaurin formulae; Leibnitz’s theorem. (Application to the solution of differential equations with variable coefficients), de L’Hospital’s, partial derivatives of functions of two and more variables.


EMA 282:  ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS II                                          4 CREDITS 
Further integration: Reduction formulae.Differential EquationsGeneral review. Exact differential equations. Simple applications in geometry, mechanics, chemical reactions and heat flow.Second order linear differential equation with constant coefficients. Further D-operator method. Solution of second order. Differential equations by method of change of variables. Introduction to partial differential equations (separation of variables)Mechanical and Electrical oscillations of damped and undamped mechanical systems. Electric circuit theory. Resonances.Numerical Methods: Introduction to numerical computations. Solution of non-linear equations. Solution of simultaneous linear equations- both direct and iterative schemes. Finite difference operators. Introduction to linear programming (Graphical solution).   
                PRE 211                MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I 2 CREDITS
                Elementary introduction to types and organization of engineering workshops covering jobbing, batch,   mass production.  Engineering materials:  Their uses and properties.  Safety in workshops and general              principles of working. Bench work and fitting:  Hand tools, instruments.  Carpentry:  Hand tools,          materials, types of joint, processing of timber.  Blacksmithing, and tools and working principles.  Joints and fastenings: threaded fasteners, riveting, welding, brazing, and soldering.  Measurement and      marking out for uniformity, circularity, concentricity, etc.  Standard measuring tools used in the     workshop.
                PRE 212                MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY II                                           2 CREDITS
                Simple metal cutting applied to hand tools.  Single point tool geometry. Cutting fluid General      principles of working of standard metal cutting machine tools. Work and tool movement, speed and                feed range.  Centre lathe operations: Straight/taper turning.  Thread cutting.  Parts of lathes          accessories and attachments used on centre lathe. Drilling machine, drill bits and uses. Production of                pig iron, wrought iron, plain carbon and alloy steel and cast iron.
                A brief history of Industrial Engineering. An introduction to some related disciplines.                 Production systems design; Production systems control, Operations research; The concept of                 systems/systems approach.
                MEE 211               ENGINEERING MECHANICS                                                                         3 CREDITS
                Mechanics, Fundamental quantities of mechanics. Division of Mechanics, Coordinates and dimension    in a space Problem solving. Vector, system of forces and couples. Rigid bodies and Equilibrium.         Distributed forces. Structures and machines. Friction. Moments and product of inertia. Work and   virtual work.

                MEE 221:   ENGINEERING DRAWING I                                                                     3 CREDITS

                Introduction. Geometrical Constructions. Principles of tangency. Construction of slopes. Tapers and       Gradients. Fundamentals of descriptive geometry and projection drawing. Central, parallel,              Azonometric and orthographic Projections.  Projections of points, lines, plane figures and simple            objects.  True lengths.  Orthographic projections of simple geometrical solids.  Cylinder, Cone,           Pyramid, Prism, Sphere, Hemisphere.  Popus I and II, Ring. Drawing of three orthographic      projections in first angle from the isometric views of a detail. Non-circular curves. Construction of an                 ellipse, parabola, hyperbole, Sinusoid, spiral of Archimedes, involute, cycloid, epirydoid, hypocycloid.

1.        Mechanical and Electrical Oscillations of damped and undamped mechanical systems. Electric circuit theory. Resonances.

2.        Numerical Methods: Introduction to numerical computations. Solution of non-linear equations. Solution of simultaneous linear equations – both direct and iterative schemes.  Finite difference operators.  Introduction to linear programming (Graphical solution).

       EEE 211:                ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING I                                                           3 CREDITS
                Units.  Basic Circuit Elements and their behaviour in DC Circuits. Basic Circuit Laws and Theorems.                 Introduction to A.C. Circuits.  Resonance, Power and Power Factor.  3-Phase Circuits.  Transformers.       Basic Distribution System, Introduction to DC and AC Machines
                CVE211: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS I                                                                           3 CREDITS
Force equilibrium:- free body diagrams, concept of stress and strain. Tensile test. Young’s moduli and other strength factors.Axially loaded bars, composite bars, temperature stresses and simple indeterminate problems. Hoop stress: cylinders, rings.    iii.         Bending moment, shear force and axial diagrams for simple cases.
                MEE 212               ENGINEERING MECHANICS II                                                                         3 CREDITS
                Position, reference frames and coordinates. Types of coordinates, Scalar and vector functions,                 function differentiation. Derivatives of vectors and moving references, frames, velocities and     accelerations relative motion.                 Kinetics of Rigid Bodies: Translation and rotation about a fixed axis for rigid bodies, general two                 dimensional motion of rigid bodies, vectorial and non-vectorial techniques, impulse, momentum, energy methods, moments of inertia, equivalent mass and moment of inertia.  Simple cases of equivalent dynamic systems. Kinematics of simple harmonic motion.  Simple harmonic motion.
                MEE 222               ENGINEERING DRAWING II                                                                            3 CREDITS
                First and third angle orthographic projections of complex objects.Axonometric projection and their basic typesigometry.  Construction of anboid, prism, pyramid, circle, long cylinder in isometry. Construction of isometric views for three and two orthographic projections of anobject.Freehand            Drawing.Development of surfacescurves of intersection. Interpenetration solids.Basic mechanical    engineering drawing.Basiccivil engineering drawings including topographical, geological structural and architectural.Basic wiring drawings, electronic components circuits.
                CHE222 MATERIALS SCIENCE                                                                                          3 CREDITS
                Atomic structure:  Review of structure and bonding of materials.  Atomic and molecular structure (molecular, crystal andamorphous structure).  The metallic.  Defects in crystals.  Electronic structures and processes (conductors, semi-conductors and insulators). Alloy theory:  A simplified introduction to alloy theory illustrated by the Pb-Sn and Fe-C system.                  Application to industrially important alloys. Engineering properties of materials:  Engineering properties of material and their treatment of material and their control through changes in structure (Hot and cold-working of metals, heat-treatment of steel, annealing, etc).  Failure of metals (creep, fracture and fatigue).  Corrosion and corrosion control.                 Non-metallic materials:  Non-metallic materials and their properties (glass, natural and synthetic rubber, plastics, ceramics and wood). 
                EEE212  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING II                                                           3 CREDITS
                Physics of Devices: Atomic Structure, Material Classification, Electron Omission, Gas Discharge Devices,Semiconductor Materials, p-n junction diode and Transistor.  Transistor SwitchingCharacteristics.  Rectification and D.C. Power supplies.  Electrical measurement: voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, wattmeters, energy meters, measurement of three phase power.


                IDE 321ENGINEERING STATISTICS I           2 CREDITS
                Sampling distribution.  Order statistics, Estimation and Testing.  Distribution-free methods.  Control charts, Regression and Correlation.  Analysis of variance.  Controlled experiments.Correlation and covariance various types of distribution.  (continuous and discrete) of importance inindustrial processes. Test of significance, including student-t, chi squared and E-tests, Chychev’s inequality, Moment generating function, fitting a distribution of observed data.
                PRE 322                APPLIED MATERIAL SCIENCE 2 CREDITS
                Basic metallurgy, Engineering materials.  Iron and Steel.  Plastics, ceramics, composite materials: properties, applications and selection.  Corrosion and its prevention.  Materials testing.  Shaping      processes for rheogical materials and metal powders:  Powder metallurgy, injection moulding,     compression moulding, blow moulding, transfer moulding, etc. Heat Treatment of Steel.
Classification of modern Industry.Industrial activities.Productivity and its effect on economic development and the standard of living of the citizens of a nation.Work design and Measurement: Control, Operation and Design of manned industrial and service systems. Methods and techniques to measure work performance. Safety engineering.Principle and procedure to design and operate systems that involve people for maximal safety.Job satisfaction and efficiency.Principles of motioneconomy.Plantlocation.Selection and procedures for location.Plant and workplace layout.Material Handling Principles.Selective treatment of other basic techniques actually used by industrial engineers.

                PRE 332:               DESIGN OF MECHINE ELEMENTS     I                                        3 CREDITS
Principles and methods of design.  Strength calculations.  Standards.  Preferred numbers and fits.  Materials, standard sections and dimensions.  Failure and factors of safety.                 Machine Elements: Design of the following:  Riveted joints.  Welded joints.  Threaded joints.      Springs.  Friction drives.  Belt and rope drives.  Chain drives.  Power screws.  Brakes.  Couplings    and clutches.  Machine Frame.  Keys.  Cotters and spine joints.
                Time value of money, Discounted Cash Flow; Net Present Value and the yield: Rate of return;   comparing economic alternatives; capital projects appraisal: Feasibility studies: make or buy decisions; lease or purchase decision.  Opportunity costs: Replacement policies and analysis.  Stand-by equipment economics: breakeven analysis: uncertainty in economic analysis: sensitivity and               break-even analysis: inflation costing and estimating: cost/benefit analysis.
                IDE 342 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS II                           2 CREDITS
The Management Environment – Formation of a company, Sources of finances, money and credit.  Insurance. National Polices, GNP growth rate and prediction. Balance of payments, Legal liabilities under company law, legal and contractual obligations to employees and the public. Organizational Management – Principles of organization, Span of control.  Elements of organization.  Types, Principles of Management.  Schools of thought. Management by objectives. Personnel Management – Selection, recruitment and training job evaluation, Merit rating incentive schemes, Trade unions and industrial environment.
                IDE 371 PROJECT PLANNING AND CONTROL                3 CREDITS 
                Project organization and control; models used in planning, master plan, Gantt chart, line of balance modes, critical path method.  PERT methods, random work task duration.Simulation approach, resource scheduling, time cost trade-offs.  Modeling for controls, control structure for sequential and multi-element loops.  Other types of structures and their cost control.  Work packages and     accounting.  Cost computations and projections.  Project monitoring; materials variance, labour variance. Bariccs of GERT. Technique. Recent approaches of #Chain approach. 
The course introduces students to reading, understanding, and creating Engineering Drawings.                 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting, drafting concepts pertaining to CAD in general. 2 dimensioned drawing techniques, 3 dimensioned drawing techniques. Developing and enhancing       computer modelling skills through hand-on experience. Drafting process. Typical drafting concepts such as layering, grouping, copying, mirroring, offsetting drawing arrays, drawing entity, selection etc. Dimensioning of drawings. 
                Systems engineering – definition.  The process: problem identification, problem definition, modeling, solution, testing, implementation, follow-up. Systems synthesis and analysis: System structure. System design.  System requirement:input / out requirement, technology requirement, cost requirement, performance requirement. 
                Probability and Statistics: Probability: Probability laws, conditional probability and dependence of                 events. Discrete and continuous probability distribution, the distribution function, Expected values  moments, standard deviations, binomial, poison and normal distribution. Statistics: Regression and Correlation, the method of least squares, linear and curvilinear regression. Correlation, total, partial and multiple, large sampling theory, sampling distribution of mean, proportion, difference proportion, difference of two means and proportions. Hypothesis testing: Type I and II Errors, power of a test.     Large sample testing concerning the mean, proportion, difference of two means and proportions. Quality Control.
                MEE 361               FLUID MECHANICS I                                                                       2 CREDITS
Fundamental notions and Definitions:  Continuum property, density, pressure, specific volume,  surface tension, viscous compressibility, etc. Fluid Statics:  Hydrostatic forces on submerged surfaces in incompressible fluid, pressure variation in static fluids, floatation, stability considerations of floating bodies. Dynamics of Fluid Flow:  Systems and control volume approach to the basic and subsidiary laws for continuous media leading to the development of conservation equations of mass and momentum. Euler’s  equation, Bernoulli’s equation. Introduction to Incompressible Viscous Flow:  Flow of     Newtonian fluids in pipes – pressure drop and shear stress in pipe flows, velocity distribution, Reynolds number and its significance. Dimensional Analysis:  Philosophy of dimensional analysis in engineering, dimensional homogeneity, similitude, Buchingams’s Pi-Theorem, important dimensionless groups in engineering.  Flow Measurements:  Flow meters and flow measurement, head flow meters in closed and open conduits mechanical and electromagnetic flow meters, scale errors in flow measurement. Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Substances:  Properties of ideal and real gases, kinetic theory of gases.  Mixtures:  mixtures of perfect gases, mixture of gas and saturated vapour psychometry applications.  Power Transfer System: introduction to vapour power cycles,    Rankine cycle with reheat.  Second Law Topics:  Gibbs and Hellmboibs free energies.  Irreversibility and availability, principle of maximum work, thermodynamics potentials.
                MEE 351               THERMODYNAMICS I                                                                      2 CREDITS
                Systems, stages, property, interactions, equilibrium, cycle, point and path functions temperature, etc. Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Substances:  Perfect gas, specific and latent heats, equations of state.  Phases of pure substances – solids, liquids and gases.  Phases Equilibria and changes in critical point, properties of vapours, use of thermodynamics tables. Heat and Work Transfer: First law of thermodynamics, general energy equation and Bernoulli’s equation.  Engine cycles, air- standard cycle, Otto-cycle, simple gas turbine cycle, Carnot cycle, heat pump, etc.  Second law of thermodynamics, entropy irreversibility.
                MEE 362               FLUID MECHANICS II                                                                                              2 CREDITS
                Viscous Flow Theory:  Mechanism of viscosity; Equations of motion for viscous Newtonian fluids; Navier-Stokes equation for laminar flows; simplified forms and some exact solution; Laminar velocity distribution. Elementary channel flow, introduction to turbulence.  Some application of viscous flow theory – the Introduction to the concepts of circulation, irrotationality, velocity potential and stream functions.  Inviscid equations in general forms; boundary conditions for in-viscid flows. Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations and their elementary solutions, elementary flows and the principle of superposition.  Lift and drag on cylinders; D’Alenbert’s paradox.  Kutta-joukoweski condition. Introduction to aerofoil theory.  Power Systems:  Mechanical power systems, their application and operations.  Drive requirements for mechanical equipments; pumps, fans, machine tools cranes and heitraction. Thermodynamics. Thermal and hydraulic power system, their principles and operation principles of air conditioning and refrigeration.  Introduction to heat transfer. Heat exchangers.
                MEE 352               THERMODYNAMICS II                                     2 CREDITS
                Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Substances:  Properties of ideal and real gases, kinetic theory of gases.  Mixtures:  mixtures of perfect gases, mixture of gas and saturated vapourpsychometry applications.  Power Transfer System: introduction to vapour power cycles, Rankine cycle with reheat. Second Law Topics:  Gibbs and Hellmboibs free energies.  Irreversibility and availability, principle of maximum work, thermodynamics potentials.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Complex Analysis: Complex variables, complex function of a real variable, elementary function anda complex variable. Differentiation of complex variables, Cauchy-Riemann equations, Laplaceequations. Analytic and Harmonic functions, Integrations of complex variables, Cauchy’s integraltheorem, poles and residues, conformal mapping, simple examples of expansion in Taylor and Laurent series. Nonlinear differential equations and calculus of variation: Stability of linear systemand the phase portraits, long term behavior of the solution of non-differential linear equations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   deducted from related linear systems.Calculus of variations: The geometry of curved space,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LaGrange’s equation and application, Hamilton principles and geodesic problems, Riemannian                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Geometry.
                Oral communication: Public speaking skills with effective use of visual aids and statistical and      technical information. Principles of effective communication in interpersonal and mass communication process. Effective reading skills – extracting main ideas and reading for specific information through speed reading. Written communication: principles of technical writing. Research Methodology. 15hrs (Teaching &demonstration) 30hrs (Practicals)


                IDE 431 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT                3 CREDITS 
                Principles of production.  Types of production processes.  Development of Group technology and cellular systems. Materials management.  Purchasing methods.  Engineering Economy.  Economic analysis of engineering projects.  Selection of appropriate interest rates and methods of analysis, depreciation and tax considerations.Survey of manufacturing methods in a range of industries, textiles, timber, food, agriculture, etc.  Plant visits and essays.  Study of some manufacturing    industries such as cement, electronics, etc. Industrial computers and their applications.  Small–scale businesses in Industrial Engineering. 
                Concept of cost. Cost centres. Costing principles. Cost data. Job costing. Unit costing. Accounting procedures. Basic principles of book keeping. Cost allocation. Financial statements. Profit and loss     accounts. Capital budgeting. Cash flow methods projected balance sheet. Working capital budgeting. Marginal costing. Profit planning. Differential costing. Cash flow techniques. Project costing. Introduction to variance analysis. 
                IDE 451 FACILITY PLANNING AND LAYOUT                           2 CREDITS
                Facility location. Principal factors. Locational model for single factory location and multi-factory location. Facility layout. Flow and activity analysis. Different types of layout. Factors affecting      layout.  Layout design. Systematic layout planning. Discrete and continuous facility design and layout problems. Minimax layout and location problems. Work place design,
                Introduction to Bayelsian statistics. Decision making without experimentation. Decision making with experimentation. Decision trees and their applications. Utility function and their applications. The carnival example. Decision under certainty. Decision under uncertainty. Decision and loss functions. Characterization of stochastic process. Examples of stochastic processes in engineering. Classification of stochastic processes. Markov chains and their applications in industrial engineering. Renewal processes and their applications in areas such as signal counters, production, inventory, equipment replacement, queues maintenance, etc.
                IDE 473                 HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING 3 CREDITS
                Basic human factors.  Principles of Procrustean Ergonomics.  Task and skill analysis. Design trade-offs Environment considerations. Display design.  Mechanical and electrical displays.  Optical displays.  Digital read outs. Auditory signals. Fatigue.  Methods of measurement.  Illumination, Noise.  Pollution Control.  Ventilation and human comfort design.  Effects of training on productivity.  Learning curves. Product liability.  Biodynamic and Biostatic Mechanics.  Introduction to Workspace and workplace design.  Kinesiology. Computerized Workplace Design, Anthropometry.Principles of motion economy as applied to human body, Anthropometry and Workspace. Elements of Forensic Engineering Applications of human factors data.
                IDE 481                 QUALITY ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT                2 CREDITS
                Policy aspects of quality assurance. Quality assurance organization. The concept of quality.          Overall quality system; system design; parameter design; Tolerance design; Quality engineering in customer services; loss function– derivation of the loss function; uses of loss function; economic consequences of tightening as a means to improve quality. Loss function and inspections. Sample, inspection and schemes. Control charts, modified pre-control charts, interpretation of scheme. Control charts on sample mean and range. Control charts of proportion defectives. M.I.L. standards. Average length acceptance control chart cumulation sumcontrol charts from different types of distribution. Concept of process capability. Capability studies. Total quality concepts.


                Theory of Scheduling, with emphasis on Industrial applications; sequencing and scheduling of jobs in machine shops. Application of mathematical techniques to decisions of when and how much to produce or purchase. Various mathematical models of inventory systems with deterministic and stochastic demands, continuous and periodic review policies.
                This is a highly interactive course covering quantitative methods in model building for logistics    systemsincluding organization, procurement, transportation, inventory, maintenance, and their interrelationships. The areas to be covered will be chosen from but not limited to; Systems support requirement, Maintenance planning, Supply support; Transportation and Handling Support plans; personnel and training support. Logistics support planning; Preliminary integrated logistic support plan; Final integrated logistics support plan; Logistics in the production phase; Measures of logistic support; Inventory system consideration; Safety analysis; Computer – Aided Acquisition and logistic support.
                Work study – Definition.  Role of work study in industrial systems.  Work study and productivity.  Work measurement; method study, time study.  Activity sampling.  Statistics.  Presentation of data.  Introduction to sampling.  Scope and uses of activity sampling rating; choice of scales.  Standard     time; allowances.  Need for allowances.  Predetermined motion.  Motion time systems value       analysis:- Reducing costs; meaning of value.  Day work incentive schemes; Design of incentive schemes.  Methods of remuneration. The theory and practices of work analysis, job design and          measurement, workplace design. Moving averages. Exponential smoothening. Applications of regression and correlation. Time series analysis. Box-Jenkins models. Delphi technique. Applications to industrial and business problems. Technological forecasting. Special topics in forecasting techniques.
                Engineering systems and their attendant problems of local and national interest e.g. Traffic and                 transportation problems, water resources systems design and analysis, health delivery systems, police patrol etc. Any other topics of theoretical or applied nature in any area of industrial engineering are included.
                Microsoft Office Packages:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing; CAD/CAM: AutoCAD 2002, Alibre Design 2004, Solid Edge. Computer Programming Languages: Microsoft Visual Basic, Net, Visual C++. Net, C#.Net,       MatLab. Operations Research and other relevant packages:  TOR A, Mdsolid, etc.Computerpractical sessions to demonstrate applications. Web Design and Information Technology.
                IDE 561 PRINCIPLES OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH I                              3 CREDITS
                Development of O.R. techniques and tools. Deterministic models and their place in industrial     operations.  Scope, theory and application of linear programming models. Simplex method.  Resource allocation, assignment and transportation problems.  Duality. Review of computer programming with special reference to production problems. Recent Development in LP: the Ovuworie – Ikpotokin              approach.
     IDE 563 FORECASTING TECHNIQUES                                                        2 CREDITS
                Forecasting Techniques: Moving average, Exponential smoothing, application of regression and                 correlation, time series analysis, Box-Jenkins model, Delphi technique, application to industrial and business problems, technological forecasting, special topics in forecasting techniques.
                IDE 572 METROLOGY                                                                                          2 CREDITS
                Measurement of length: Light rays. Block gauges. Comparison with known lengths. Graduated scales.Angular Measurement: combination angle gauges, sine bars, auto-collimator, angle dekkor. Precision level. Straightness and flatness of surfaces. Taper measurement. Geometrical measurement with respect to another surface: Straightness, flatness, squareness, roundness, cylindricity, concentricity, parallelism and taper.  Screw Thread Measurement: Thread elements. Measurement of major diameter, minor diameter, simple effective diameter, thread pitch, thread form, virtual effective          diameter.Gear measurement: The involute form. Gear tooth elements. Rolling gear test. Measurement of gear tooth profile, gear tooth thickness, gear pitch. Measurement and analysis of surface finish. Limits, Fits and Tolerances: Hole and shaft –basis systems. Basic simple assemblies. Limit gauging. Principles of gauging. Gauge tolerances. Optical Flat and interferometry. Accuracy of Measuring Systems. Alignment tests on machine tools. Principles of automatic dimensional control.
                IDE 573 SAFETY ENGINEERING                                                   2 CREDITS
Concepts: Evolution of modern safety concepts; Safety policy – safety organization; Line and Staff functions for safety; Safety committee – budgeting for safety.                 Techniques: Incident recall technique (IRT); Disaster control, Job safety analysis (JSA); Safety survey, safety inspection, safety sampling safety audit.
                IDE 581 AUTOMATION AND CONTROL I                                 3 CREDITS
Basic definitions and concepts.  Control systems in Production Engineering, e.g. NC machine tools, Production–Inventory Control, etc. Block diagrams and their reduction.  Signal flow graphs.  Transfer    functions. State–space representations.  Some common transfer functions. System Stability: Routh, Hurwitz, etc. stability criteria.  System Classification.  Error constants and sensitivity.  Types of          system inputs, Second – Order Systems.  Transient and Steady–State Responses.  Performance Indices. Root–Locus Analysis.  Root–Locus Design.  Bode Analysis.  Bode Design.  Nyquist Analysis.  Nyquist Design.  Nicholas Chart Analysis.  Nicholas Chart Design.
                IDE 591 MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY                                       3 CREDITS 
                Trends in the development of machine tools.  Design of various types of feed mechanisms.  Error correction and compensation.  Design of beds, slide ways, and columns. Analysis of cutting forces: Turning and drilling processes.  Introduction to the determination of stiffness of lathe machines.  Calculation of power consumption of machine tools. Machine tool spindles and mountings.  Design of spindles.  Simple treatment of machine tool vibration (chatter), different theories.  Methods of elimination and reduction. Electrical equipment of machine tools: Types of motors and                 speed control.  Starting gears.  Electromagnetic devices. Principles of machine tool design applied to the design of centre lathe and drilling machine. 
                IDE 522 ENGINEERING LAW AND MANAGEMENT                             3 CREDITS 
                Function of law, basic principles of Nigeria law, ethics and conduct in engineering; Legal definition and specification; Application of business law to engineering; Maritime law; Industrial relations: Laws  of contract and unionism, terms and conditions of employment; Intellectual property: Patents, trademarks, copyrights, license and royalty; Contracts and contracts documents; Technology transfer; Safety and environmental regulations: Health and safety law, environmental guidelines and laws; Technological responsibility and liabilities: best practice and after sales; Technology impact assessment; Effects on worker and staff, users and public safety, product life time and end life disposal, legal and moral responsibilities; Role of engineer in law suits, court proceeding and engineer as a witness; Engineering business: type, structure, goals and functions of organizations; Management of engineer to manage transition; R & D management; Project selection and management; Advanced manufacturing system management; Capital investment policies; Technological collaboration: sub-contracting, consultancies, joint ventures and linkages programmes; management of change and innovation. 

Random number generators from discrete and continuous variates (both theoretical and empirical distributions should be considered). Study of special simulation languages/packages such as SIMSCRIPT, GPSS, GASP – IV, etc. case study in industrial engineering. System modeling. Simulation techniques. Monte Carlo methods. Use of computer for system simulation. SimulationTechniques, Monte Carlo methods. Use of computer for system simulation. 
                Engineering systems and their attendant problems of local and national interest e.g. Traffic and                transportation problems, water resources systems design and analysis, health delivery systems, police patrol etc. Any other topics of theoretical or applied nature in any area of industrial engineering are included.
                Basic concepts of reliability. Failure rate analysis. Reliability of systems – Series and Parallel. Maintenance – Preventive and Corrective. Maintainability equation – Availability. Quality and Reliability. 
                IDE 562PRINCIPLES OF OPERATIONS RESEARCHII                               3 CREDITS 
                Queuing problems. Nature and solution of queuing problems. Dynamic programming, applications to     industrial problems. Introduction to non–linear programming. Geometric Programming. Numerical Methods in Operations Research. 
                Production Engineering and the National economy:  its scope and impact.  The importance of manufacturing:  the role of small-scale enterprises (examples from India, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc.). Types and features of Business incorporation.  Feasibility studies, Sources of capital.  Book-keeping. Stock-taking. Conducting a market survey, selecting a business opportunity, selecting an appropriate technology, choice of location and site, obtaining licenses, permits and approvals. Core Investments:  Discussion of (i) organization (ii) operations (iii) common equipment used and procurement (iv) raw materials:  types, brands, sources, (v) personnel requirements, (vi) types of products made, and (vii) investment analysis for the following. (a)  Foundry (b) Machine shop (machine – building, tool making, general, etc.)  (c) Press shop  (d) Welding and fabrication  (e)  Plastics moulding  (f)  Forge shop  (g)  Electro – plating and other metal finishing processes  (h)  Heat treatment shop  (i)  Pattern shop   (j)  Others.Other Investments:  (a) Oil-milling and refining (palm oil, palm kernel oil, groundnut, melon, lemon grass, etc.)  (b)  Flour – milling (maize, yam, plantain, etc.)  (c)  Soap – making (d) Pigments – making (paints, dyes, etc.),   (e) Others (e.g. solid mineral processing, chemical products, agro-processing, etc.).New Products and Technologies:  New products:  materials, machines and processes developed in the department, faculty and other universities and research institutes should be discussed.Plant Visits:  Visit to at least 70 percent of the factories discussed is mandatory.
                IDE 582 AUTOMATION AND CONTROL II                                                                3 CREDITS
                General Control System Components: Analogue and digital control systems.  Electrical, mechanical, and fluid power transmission.  Analogue computation.  Digital computer control        systems. Numerical Control of Machine Tools: Philosophy; types (e.g. point–to–point, and        contouring), and economics of NC machine tools. Elements of NC machine tools.  Some    commercially available NC systems.  Programming.  Elements of post – processor contours and                surfaces.  Special computer languages.  Fluidics components, principles and application to     production and handling processes.  Introduction to CAD/CAM.
                Examples of experimental design problems in production planning and manufacturing. Basic      principles of experimentation. Randomization. Replication and local control. Blocks and Latin square designs. Two level factorial design. Analysis of experimental data. Special problems of current interest. Applications in industrial engineering. Confounding in a 2k experiment. Introduction to fractional replication.
                PRE 592                PLASTIC WORKING OF METALS                                                 2 CREDITS
                Simple stress and strain. True and engineering strains; strain rate. Determination of flow stress: tensile tests, pure compression, plane–strain compression, ring compression, torsion tests, high strain–rate test. Volume constancy. Yield in metals: Yield under combined stresses: Mohr’s circle for plane and three–dimensional stresses. Yield criteria: Tresca and Von Mises yield criteria. Types of plastic materials: Perfectly rigid perfectly plastic, elastic–workhardening, workhardening, etc. Loads and power from local stress evaluation for drawing, forging, extrusion, rolling and press–working            operations. Slip–line field theory. Henky’s equations, velocity fields, velocity discontinuities,  hodographs.  Applications to forging, drawing and extrusion. The principle of upper bound analysis. Application to forging, extrusion, deep drawing and metal cutting.