### New Students ## Syllabus & Synopsis

### First Year

 EMM 101/3 Engineering Mechanics Objectives: To provide students with the fundamental concepts and principles of rigid bodies in statics and dynamics equilibrium. Synopsis: This course is an introduction to the mechanics of rigid bodies. It is divided into two areas: Statics and Dynamics. In Statics, the student will learn the fundamental concepts and principles of rigid bodies in static equilibrium. In Dynamics, the student will learn the fundamental concepts and principles of the accelerated motion of a body (a particle). Consideration is given on the fundamental of mechanics and structure analysis, including concepts of free body diagram as well as force, moment, couples, kinematic of motion, momentum, impulse, conservation of energy and equilibrium analyses in two and three dimensions.

 EML 101/2 Engineering Practice Objective: To provide the exposure and basic knowledge of hands-on engineering practices that includes the academic aspects as well as practical trainings in learning and teaching of common engineering workshop works and also to optimize the use of available resources in the laboratory Synopsis: Trainings are based on theoretical and practical concepts which consists of manufacturing process; computer numerical control (CNC), lathe, mill and thread machining, joint process, arc welding, gas welding and MIG welding, metrology measurement, electric and electronic circuits, and safety practice in laboratory and workshop.

 EUM 113/3 Engineering Calculus Objectives: This course reviews the concept of one and multivariable calculus and covers the concept of ordinary differential equation. This course will provide students with a variety of engineering examples and applications based on the above topics. Synopsis: Calculus of one variable: Functions, techniques for solving differentiation and integration, sequence and series, numerical solutions for solving differentiation and integration.Calculus of multivariable: Scalar and vector fields, partial differentiation, chain rule, gradient, directional derivative, Lagrange multiplier. Multiple integral: Double and triple integrals and their applications. First order ordinary differential equation: Solving differential equations: separable equations, homogenous and non-homogenous equations, linear and non-linear equations, exact and non-exact equations, Bernoulli equation and Ricatti equation.Second and higher order ordinary differential equation: Linear and homogeneous equations, non-homogeneous equations with method of undetermined coefficients, variation of parameters, reduction of order, D-operator, power series and Euler’s equation. Laplace transform: Definition and basic properties, step function, Direct Delta, Heaviside function, Laplace transform method for solving ODE. Numerical solutions: Taylor, Euler and Runge Kutta methods for solving ODE.

 EBB 113/3 Engineering Materials Objective: To introduce the basic of engineering materials and the relationship between the structure and properties of materials. Synopsis: The course is an introductory course on engineering materials which is divided into three main parts.  The first part includes the classifications of materials that determine their applicability, the structure of the materials explained by the quantum-mechanical principle that relates electrons to energies, bonding scheme of different materials, the structure of crystalline solids and introduction to imperfection in solids.  The second part covers the mechanical characteristics of materials for service use and methods of assessing the mechanical characteristics of materials.  The second part also includes the behaviour of material in thermal equilibrium (free energy concept, phase transformation and examples of phase diagrams), diffusion mechanisms and usual causes of failure in a given material.  The third part is on application and processing of specific material (metals, ceramics and polymer).  Introduction of electrical, magnetic and optical properties of materials is also presented in the course.  In general, this introductory materials science and engineering course deals with the different material types (i.e., metals, ceramics, polymers, composites), as well as the various kinds of properties exhibited by these materials (i.e., mechanical, electrical, magnetic, etc.) which intended to equip the students with necessary knowledge on material science and engineering.

 EKC 107/3 Organic Chemistry Objective: Students will acquire the ability to correlate the concepts of synthetic chemistry in industrial processes. Synopsis: This course deals with important organic chemical processes and industrial chemical reactions.  Typical reactions like hydrogenation, esterification/transesterification, oxidation and polymerization will be described with emphasis on compounds and reactions of industrial importance.  Some experiments will be carried out which focus on synthesis of basic organic chemical products to reinforce the theory.

 EKC 157/2 Chemical Engineering Drawing Objective: At the end of this course, the student will be exposed to the basic concepts of standard Engineering Drawing and the application of conventional signs, symbols, lettering, geometry, instrument needed, types of orthographic and isometric presentation including piping system.  It also exposes students to application of AUTOCAD and PROCEDE software in engineering process drawing. Synopsis: The student will be exposed to the basic concepts of standard Engineering Drawing and the application of conventional signs, symbols, lettering, geometry, instrument needed, types of orthographic and isometric presentation including piping system.  It also exposes students to application of AUTOCAD and Procede software in engineering process drawing.

 EEU104/3 Electrical Technology Objective: To study characteristics of various elements of electrical engineering and analyze the electrical circuits and magnetic devices. Synopsis: Units, Definitions, Experimental Laws and Simple Circuits System of units, charge, current, voltage, and power types of circuits and elements.  Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws, analysis of a single-loop current, single node-pair circuit, resistance and source combination, voltage and current division. Circuit Analysis Techniques Nodal and mesh analyses, linearity and superposition, source transformations, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems. Inductance and Capacitance The V-I relations for inductor and capacitor, inductor and capacitor combinations, duality, linearity and its consequences. Source-free Transient Response of R-L and R-C Circuits Simple R-L and R-C circuits, exponential response of source free R-L, R-C circuits. Response to Unit Step Forcing Function Response of R-L and R_C circuits to unit step forcing functions. Response to Sinusoidal Forcing Function Characteristic of sinusoidal forcing functions, response of R-L and R-C circuits to sinusoidal forcing functions. Phasor Concept The complex forcing function, the phasor, phasor relationships for R, L and C, impedance and admittance Average Power and RMS Values Instantaneous power, average power, effective values of current and voltage, apparent power and power factor, complex power. Power System Circuits An overview of single and three phase systems, wye and delta configurations of three circuits, wye and delta transformations, and power calculations in three phase systems. Magnetic Circuits and Devices Concept and laws of magnetism and analysis of transformers.  Introduction to electromechanical energy conversion, operation of machines as generators and motors, power loss, efficiency and operations at maximum efficiency.

 EUM 114/3 Advanced Engineering Calculus Objectives: This course covers the concepts of linear algebra, Fourier series, partial differential equation and vector calculus. This course will provide students with a variety of engineering examples and applications based on the above topics. Synopsis: Linear algebra: Determinants, inverse matrix, Cramer’s rule, Gauss elimination, LU (Doolittle and Crout), eigen value and vector eigen, system of linear equation, numerical method for solving linear equation: Gause Seidel and Jacobian. Fourier series: Dirichlet condition, Fourier series expansion, function defined over a finite interval, half- range cosine and sine series. Vector Calculus: Introduction to vectors, vector differentiation, vector integration: line, surface and volume, Green’s, Stoke’s and Gauss Div theorems. Partial differential equation: Method for solving the first and second order PDE, linear and non linear PDE, wave, heat and Laplace equations.

 EKC 108/4 Physical and Analytical Chemistry Objective: At the end of the course, the students will be able to acquire the basic concepts of thermodynamics and its associated laws. They will also acquire knowledge of liquid solutions behaviour in terms of ideal solution and ideally dilute solution as well as electrochemical system. For the analytical chemistry part, the students will acquire the ability to calibrate, operate and analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively using various analytical equipments such as UV/Vis, GC, HPLC and AAS. Synopsis: This course will give the students the basic concept of First and Second Law  of  Thermodynamics. This  will  include  perception of concept on heat, work, internal energy, enthalpy, entropy.  The basic concept of solution behaviour will also be introduced including ideal and non ideal solutions as well as the electrochemical systems.  In addition this course is also devoted to the fundamentals of qualitative and quantitative measurements with emphasis on spectrometry, common analytical equipment like UV/Vis, GC, HPLC, AAS.  There will be a 4 hrs laboratory demonstration on the analytical equipment.

 EKC 109/2 Introduction to Project Management Objective: The aim of this course is to provide basic knowledge on management of engineering project where students are able to practice the principles of engineering project management. Students will be able to plan, execute, supervise and evaluate the engineering project in groups. Students will also be trained to effectively solve the coursework, especially on the aspects that involve scope, time, cost, technical competency, assumptions and resistance in managing engineering project Synopsis: This course introduces some fundamental principles of engineering project management and the execution of a systematic and organized project. Students will learn indepth the role of project manager as well as a team member of a project execution group, while building the skill to plan, construct scheduling, carry out monitoring and evaluation of the engineering project. This course also covers the teamwork skills including the engineering problem solving, communication, decision making and conflict management.

 EKC 111/3 Mass Balance Objective: The aim of this course is to provide knowledge on the concept and applications of mass balances for chemical engineering processes.  At the end of this course, students will be able to convert a quantity expressed in one set of units into its equivalent in any other dimensionally consistent units using conversion factor tables.  The students should also be able to identify and perform mass balances on open and closed systems with reactive and non-reactive processes. Synopsis: This course is an introduction to the analysis of chemical processes with an emphasis on mass balances.  Topics include an introduction to flow chart for the chemical industry, concepts of recycle, bypass and purge in mass balances for reactive and non-reactive systems.  MS EXCEL is used to solve mass balance problems in chemical processes.

### Second Year

 EKC 212/4 Fluid Flow for Chemical Engineering Objective: Students should be able to apply the basic principles of fluid flow for incompressible and compressible fluid and the theory of fluidization, flow pass immersed body, transportation, metering, mixing and related equipment. Synopsis: This course will cover the basic principles of fluid transport including the phenomena of fluid and theories related to fluid static, incompressible fluid and compressible fluid. The student will also expose to mass and energy balances of fluid flow in conduits, transportation and metering of fluids, fluidization and flow past immersed bodies as well as agitation and mixing of liquids.

 EKC 214/3 Energy Balance Objective: The aim of this course is to provide knowledge on the concept and applications of energy balances for chemical engineering processes.  At the end of this course, students will be able to describe various type of energies.  The students should also be able to identify and perform energy balances on open and closed systems with reactive and non-reactive processes. Synopsis: This course provides knowledge on the principles and application of the energy balance in chemical process industry.  Students will be introduced to the forms of energy, tables of thermodynamics, concept of latent heats and energy balance for non-reactive and reactive processes.  Application of Microsoft Excel for solving energy balance problems will also be introduced as well as having industrial talk for industrial exposure.

 EKC 217/3 Mass Transfer Objective: The aim of this course is to impart knowledge of diffusion and mass transfer.  To train the students in gaining the competency to carry out calculations in process operations and design such as absorption, distillation and extraction (liquid-liquid and solid-liquid).  At the end of this course, students will be able to carry out chemical engineering calculations related to design of absorbers, distillation tower and extraction unit. Synopsis: Students are introduced to the theories of diffusion and mass transfer.  Basic principles of unit operations such as distillation, absorption and extraction are covered.

 EKC 246/3 Computer Programming and Applications Objective: The aim of this course is to provide knowledge of programming using MATLAB to solve chemical engineering problems and exposes students to simulation of chemical process plants. It also teaches students how to use chemical engineering modelling software which also introduced the techniques of estimating process conditions to facilitate process simulation. At the end of this course, students will be able to apply, design and code MATLAB programming for solving chemical engineering problems and represent  information in graphical forms. The students should also be able to analyse and perform the simulation of chemical processes using software. Synopsis: The course introduces the use of MATLAB in problem solving in engineering with a special emphasis on basic calculations in chemical engineering.  It covers arrays, which are the basic building blocks in MATLAB; file usage, built in math functions, and user defined functions; programming using branch and loop constructs; 2-D and 3-D plots, and fitting data to models.  Other tools such as Microsoft Excel will be used as well as MATLAB for solving linear and nonlinear equations and function optimization. This course will also provide student with the knowledge of process simulation in chemical engineering design using software. This course also guide students through the key steps in process simulation modelling for chemical processes in which the students will gain hands-on experience on the techniques to troubleshoot common simulation problems.

 EKC 271/3 Biotechnology for Engineers Objective: Students should be able to describe the structural component of cell and its relationship to biological function. They also acquire the ability to apply microbial and enzyme kinetics principles of biochemical processes and sterilization techniques. Synopsis: This course provides an overview of fundamental concepts in Biotechnology which are pertinent to Engineering and technology. Primary topics include: Cell, cell metabolic pathways, microbial growth kinetics both batch and continuous system, sterilization and enzyme kinetics.

 EKC 216/3 Process Heat Transfer Objective: At the end of this course, the student will be able to apply the concepts of heat conduction, convection, and radiation in the design and operation of heat exchanger, evaporator and furnace. Synopsis: This course involves the introduction of different modes of heat transfer. The principles and basic calculations of heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation will be covered. Heat exchange equipment such as heat exchangers are also included.

 EKC 222/3 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Objective: The students will acquire the ability to discuss the fundamental of chemical engineering thermodynamics and apply it in the chemical engineering processes. Synopsis: This course introduces the concepts of chemical engineering thermodynamics including laws of thermodynamics, volumetric and thermodynamic properties of fluids, thermodynamics properties of fluids, thermodynamics applications, refrigeration and liquefaction, solution thermodynamics.

 EUP 222/3 Engineers in Society Objective: To provide knowledge on ethics, management, law and financial accounting related to engineering industry and the related framework necessary for the effective conduct to the society and industry Synopsis: This course provides exposure to students the fundamentals principles of engineering ethics such as code of engineering ethics and the responsibility of a professional engineer, basic law covering introduction to Malaysian Laws, engineering accounts and basic introduction to management theory.

 EKC 245/3 Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineering Objective: The aim of this course is to provide knowledge of engineering computational methods in solving chemical engineering problems.   At the end of this course, students will be able to express real chemical engineering related problems in the form of mathematical equations, identify and solve them using numerical methods with the help of mathematical software. Synopsis: This course will provide the knowledge of various numerical techniques in solving chemical engineering problems.  Students will be introduced to error analysis, optimization techniques and numerical methods to solve Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations.  Application of MATLAB and Microsoft Excel for solving numerical problems.

 EKC 291/2 Chemical Engineering Laboratory I Objective: The students will acquire the ability to carry out experiments and analyze experimental data of fluid flow and heat transfer equipment. They should also be able to obtain and interpret thermodynamics and equilibrium data. Synopsis: This course would be an application of heat transfer and fluid flow through executing 20 Pilot Plant experiments in Unit Operation Laboratory which are related to chemical engineering principles.