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Pre-Technology and Technology (TECH)


0 Credit

This course is designed to expose students to various aspects 
of architecture and civil, electrical and mechanical engineering technology. Career opportunities and responsibilities are analysed. The influence of computers and society on engineering technology is discussed.


Prereq: ENG 016

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TECH025-ENGINEERING SCIENCE I

0 Credit

A course in mechanical science intended for students with limited background in physics and mathematics. The concepts and principles of statistics, dynamics, material behaviour, fluid statistics, heat transfer and gas behaviour are covered.

Prereq: None

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TECH028-TECHNICAL DRAWING

0 Credit

An introductory drafting course covering the construction, electrical and mechanical fields.

Prereq: None

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TECH035-ENGINEERING SCIENCE II

0 Credit

A course in electrical science intended for students with limited background in physics and mathematics. Concepts and principles of electricity, electrical circuits, magnetism and electromagnetism and its applications are covered.

Prereq: None

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TECH122-ENGINEERING DRAWING FUNDAMENTALS

3 Credits

An introductory college level course in engineering drafting for engineering technology students. Topics include orthographic projection, pictorial sketching, intersections and developments, threads, fasteners, working drawings and an introduction to CAD. The course includes a major drawing project as an exercise in standardised design.

Coreq: CET 221

Prereq: TECH028

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TECH123-STATICS

3 Credits

A first course in mechanics with a non-calculus, non-vector approach. It covers topics such as equilibrium of concurrent and non-concurrent forces, their applications and the techniques of solution of static problems associated with them. It also addresses the properties of area and solids.

Prereq: PHYS164 and MATH167

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TECH210-DYNAMICS

3 Credits

A second course in mechanics following Statistics for Technologists. It covers kinematics and kinetics of particles in rectilinear and rotational motion. Dynamics of rigid bodies and oscillations are introduced.

Prereq: TECH123 and MATH170

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TECH400-ENGINEERING ECONOMICS

3 Credits

This course emphasises the concepts and techniques of analysis useful in evaluating the economic feasibility of engineering systems and projects for decision purposes. Topics include the concept of “time-value for money”, cash flow analysis, effects of inflation and choice among economic alternatives.

Prereq: MATH170

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