GM 171 Introduction to Geomatics (2, 1, 2)
Definition and concept of Geomatics. Highlights of disciplines of Geomatics. History of surveying. Classification of surveying. Chain and compass surveying. Detailed surveying, Levelling and uses of levelling. Quality control and assurance.
GM 167 Basic Mechanics (2, 2, 3)
Review of vector. Review of trigonometry. Fundamental concepts of mechanics. Forces and moments. Equilibrium of a rigid body. Structural analysis. Friction. Simple machines. Basic dynamics of Particles. Basic dynamics of rigid bodies and Simple harmonic motion.
GM 161 Physical and Structural Geology (2, 1, 2)
Introduction to Geology and its branches. Internal structure of the earth. Continental margins: shelf, slope, rise. Plate tectonics. Earthquakes. Surface geomorphology. Principles of stratigraphy: fossils, geological time scale, radiometric methods of age determination. Brief treatment of the formation, classification, and identification of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Mechanical properties of primary and secondary structural features and introduction to maps.
GM 159 Introduction to Computing (1, 2, 2)
Introduction to PCs. Windows operating system. Internet usage. Word Processing using MS Word. Spreadsheet using MS Excel. Presentation using MS PowerPoint. Programming using Visual Basic Applications (VBA) or any modern language useful for Engineers to know the basic concept of programming.
GM 155 Technical Drawing (1, 3, 2)Letter with inclined and vertical strokes. Word spacing and compositions. Construction of lines, angles, regular polygons and general loci. First and third angle orthogonal projections and Dimensioning, limits, fits and tolerance
GM 153 Linear Algebra and Trigonometry (2, 2, 3)
Complex numbers: De Moivre’s theorem and its application to (i) summation of series, (ii) expansion of Sinnq and Cosnq in double angles, (iii) expansion of Sinnq and Cosnq in terms of Sinnq and Cosnq. Vector algebra and its applications. Introduction to matrix algebra and Spherical trigonometry.
GM 151 Applied Electricity (2, 2, 3)
DC circuits and machines. Electrostatics. AC circuits: Single-phase circuits and theory, three-phase theory, Measuring instruments, Magnetic instruments, magnetic circuits, transformers, induction and synchronous machines.
YEAR ONE SEMESTER ONE
141 Basic French (1, 1, 1)
GM 141 Basic French (1, 1, 1)Self introduction and identification, the francophone environment, knowledge of the weather and time, the family, health and Spor