__EL 171 Electrical Engineering Drawing (1, 2, 2)__

**Objectives**

**The primary
purpose of this course is to equip students with various types of electrical
engineering drawings, symbols of electrical and electronic components,
blueprint readingandElectrical Engineering drawing standards. Students are to
apply knowledge of Electrical Engineering drawing and its applications to the
realisation of standard circuit diagrams, wiring diagrams, electrical power
diagrams, etc. The course will introduce students
to the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools in Electrical Engineering
drawing.**

**Content **

**Overview:Representation of electrical
ideas. Characteristics of electrical engineering diagrams.Standardisation.Diagrams:block diagrams. Circuit diagrams.
Wiring diagrams. Electrical power diagrams. Electrical diagrams for architectural
plans and designs. Flow charts and
organisational charts.Tree diagrams; ladder diagrams and logic circuits.Breadboards and printed circuit boards.Application
of PSpice, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Visio and electronic workbench in
electrical engineering drawing.**

__Reading
Material__

**a)
Bhattacharya, S. K. (2007), Electrical Engineering Drawing, New Age International, 252 pp.
ISBN-13: 978 8122408553.**

**b)
Gibilisco, S. (2013), Beginner’s Guide to Reading Schematics, McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics,
3^{rd} edition, 182pp. ISBN-13: 987-0071827782.**

**Zachariason, R. (2009),**

*Blueprint Reading for Electricians*, Cengage Learning, 3^{rd}edition, 464 pp. ISBN-13: 987-1435491199.__EL 169 Linear Algebra (2, 2, 3)__

__Objectives__

**The purpose of the course is to help students to solve linear,
quadratic, radical, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial and rational equations
and inequalities; use matrix operations to solve systems of equations and be
able to determine the nature of the solutions; solve problems in complex
numbers**

**Content **

**Matrix algebra: Determinants. Systems of linear
equations and their solutions by matrix methods. Consistency of systems of linear
equations. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
Vector algebra: Scalar products. Vector products. Scalar triple products.
Vector triple products. Geometrical applications of vectors. Complex algebra:
The Argand diagram. De Moivre’s theorem and its applications (solution of
polynomial equations, summation of series). Sequences and series. **

__Reading
Material__

**a)
Beezer, R. A. (2012), A First
Course in Linear Algebra,Congruent
Press**

**b)
Blyth, T.S. andRobertson,
E.F. (2002), Basic Linear Algebra, Springer
Undergraduate Mathematics Series**

**c)
David, C.L (2012), Linear Algebra and Its
Applications 4^{th }edition,Pearson**

__EL 167 Basic Mechanics (2, 2, 3____)__

__ ____Objectives__

**The course should enable students to impart
knowledge on the vector and scalar representation of forces and moments.
Students will have knowledge on static equilibrium of particles and rigid
bodies both in two and three dimensions. They would also understand the
principle of work and energy; comprehend on the effect of friction on
equilibrium, the laws of motion, the kinematic of motion and the
interrelationship.**

**Content **

**Fundamental
concepts: Newton’s laws of motion; force systems and characteristics of forces;
moment of a force; vector representation of forces and moments. Basic statics:
Equilibrium of rigid bodies in two and three dimensions.. Structural analysis:
The method of joints and the method of sections. Friction; Simple machines;
Basic dynamics of particles. Basic dynamics of rigid bodies; Simple harmonic
motion. **

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__Reading Material__

**a) Beer, F. P. and
Russell, J. (2007), VectorMechanics of
Machines (Statics and Dynamics), 8^{th} Edition, McGraw Hill, New
York, 1355 pp. **

**b) Morrisson, J. M.
and Crossland, B. (1970), An Introduction
to the Mechanics of Machines,SI Edition, Longman Higher Education
Publishers, United Kingdom, 470 pp.**

**c) Spiegel, L. and
Limbrunner, G. (1995), Applied Statics
and Strength of Materials, 2^{nd} Edition, Prentice Hall, N. J.,
758 pp.**

__EL 163 Introduction to Programming with C++ (1, 4, 2____)__

__Objectives__

**The course presents basics of C/C++
programming including: Basics of C/C++ environment, Data representation,
Control structures, Functions, Arrays, Pointers, Strings, and Classes that aims
to:**

**·
Arm the
students with the basic programming concepts;**

**·
Introduce
different techniques pertaining to problem solving skills;**

**·
Arm the
students with the necessary constructs of C/C++ programming;**

**·
And to
emphasise on guided practical sessions.**

**Content **

**Understanding and using the
basic programming constructs of C/C++ such as operators and expressions,
standard C/C++ preprocessor, standard C/C++ library and conditional program
execution and program looping and Iteration. Manipulating various C/C++ data types, such as
arrays, strings, and pointers and isolating and fixing common errors in C++
programs. Using memory appropriately, including proper allocation/de-allocation
procedures, Appling object-oriented approaches to software problems in C++, and
Writing small-scale C++ programs.**

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__Reading
Material__

**a)
Malik, D. S. (2009), C++ Programming: Program Design including Data Structure. Course
Technology, Cengage Learning, 4^{th} edition. ISBN-13: 978-1-4239-0222-5;**

**b)
Asthana, A. ( ),
C++ For Beginners . . . Masters, New Age International (Pte) Ltd., ISBN (13) :
978-81-224-2628-1;**

**c)
Deitel, H. M. and Deitel. P. J. (2012), C++:
How to Program, 5^{th} edition. ISBN 0-13-185757-6;**

**Lafore, R. ( ),**

*Object Oriented Programming in C++,*3^{rd}edition, MacMillian Computer Publishing. ISBN 151769160x.__EL
159 Introduction to Computing (1, 2, 2)__

__Objectives__

**This course is designed to introduce
students to how to use computers to process information and create documents
and have knowledge in basic information technology and principles of
application programs.**

**Content **

**Introduction
to PCs. Windows operating system. Internet usage. Word processing using MS
word. Spreadsheet using MS Excel. Introduction to Programming using Visual
Basic Applications (VBA).**

__Reading
Material__

**a) Cox, J. and Preppernau, C. F. F. (2008), Microsoft Office System Step by Step, 2^{nd}
edition, Microsoft Press, Washington.**

**b) Yadav, D. S. (2003), Foundation of Information Technology, New Age International.**

**c) French, C. S. (2000), Computer Science, 5^{th} Edition, New York.**

**d) Jones, S. P. (1987), The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages, Prentice
Hall.**

__Objectives__

**All undergraduate
students should have the capacity to write clearly and concisely. Academic
writing will expose the student to Basic English grammar, composition and essay
writing. Students will also be exposed to preparation of summaries, citation
and referencing, oral presentation and interpersonal skills.**

**Content
**

**Introduction to communication: methods and systems of communication.
Pre-writing skills: developing listening skills, note-taking and note-making,
developing reading skills. Developing writing skills (I): Sentence level (the
sentence as an ordered string of words, the simple sentence, basic sentence
patterns, common grammatical errors). Coordination and parallelism. Ambiguity
and conventions of usage.**__ __

__Reading Material__

**a) Downing, A., and Locke, P. (2005), English Grammar A
University Course, 2^{nd} edition,Routledge.**

**b) Adolinama, P. P. (2003), Handbook of Business and Technical Communication,
UST Press, Kumasi, 167 pp.**

**c) Gborsong, P. A. (2001), A Comprehensive Guide to Communication
Skills for Undergraduate Students and Secretaries, Book1, Cape Coast, 160
pp.**

**Opoku-Agyemang, N. J. (1998),**

*A Handbook for Writing Skills*, GUP, Accra, 143 pp.__EL 155 Technical Drawing (1, 3, 2)__

__Objective__

**This
course will equip students with general concepts about technical drawing,
drawing instruments and materials.**

__Content__

**Lettering with inclined and vertical strokes. Word spacing and
compositions. Tangency. Descriptive geometry. General loci. First and third
angle orthogonal projections. Dimensioning.**

__Reading Material__

**a) Bogolyubov, S. and Voinov,
A. (2001), Engineering Drawing: A
Course for Technical Schools of Mechanical Engineering, first edition, University Press Of The Pacific, India.**

**b) Mathur, M. L. and Vaishwanar,R. S.(1990), A
Text Book of Engineering Drawing,
4^{th} edition, Private Publication, Madras.**

**c) Hart, K. R. (1975), Engineering Drawing, with Problems and Solutions, English
Universities Press (London), pp.188.**

**Objectives**

**The course aims at introducing
students to electrical circuit theorems, circuit topologies, capacitance and
electrostatics, magnetic circuits and basic alternating current (AC) theory. The course also aims to prepare students
for more advanced courses in circuit analysis (Circuit Theory).Practical electrical circuit
principles are also introduced through laboratory sessions. The laboratory work
is also designed to introduce students to the use of measuring instruments to
measure basic electrical quantities.**

__Content__

**Circuit Laws: Ohm’s law. Kirchhoff’s laws and network solution. Circuit laws and theorems (Analysis Methods). Electrostatics and capacitance.
Electromagnetism. Magnetic circuits. Inductance in an AC Circuit. Alternating
current and voltage. Signal waveforms. Transformers and electrical machines.
Laboratory work.**

__Reading
Material__

**a)
Bird, J. (2013), Electrical
and Electronic Principles and Technology, 5^{th} edition, Routledge,
Great Britain, 464 pp.**

**b)
Hebert, W. J. (2012), Introduction to Electric Circuits,
Prentice Hall, India, 411 pp.**

**c)
Theraja, B. L. and Theraja, A.
K. (2008), A Textbook of Electrical
Technology, 24^{th} revised
edition, S. Chand & Company, New Delhi, 2782 pp.**

__EL 141 Basic French I(1, 1, 1)__

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**Objective**

**This course
provides students with the basic knowledge in French to enable them broaden
their horizon to explore in neighboring countries.**

**Content**

**Establish one’s identity: Greetings and polite expression,
introducing oneself and other. The Francophone World: The place of French in
the world; Francophone countries and La Francophone. Time and Weather: Days of
the week, months of the year; telling the time on the clock. Telling the
weather; weather forecast. The Family/Professions: Members of the family, one’s
place in the family; professions/trades of parents. Health and Sports: Parts of
the body stating where one is suffering from; common diseases and medications;
Health facilities. **

__Reading
Material__

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**a)
Boularés, M. and Frérot, J. L. (1997), Grammaire progressive du francais.
Niveauavancé CLE international**

**b)
Gregiore, M. and Thiévenaz, O. (1995), Grammaire progressive du Francais.
Niveauintermédiare. CLE international**

**c)
Guimbretiére, E. (1992), Paroles Paris. Didier/Hatier**

**d)
****Kaneman-Pougatch, M. (1991), Plaisir des Sons, Paris Hatier/Didier**