Curriculums – National Technical Diploma: Engineering

National Diploma: Electrical Engineering

N4

  1. Electro-technics
  • Principles of Electricity
  • DC Machines
  • AC Circuit theory
  • Transformers
  • AC Machines
  • Generation and Supply of AC Power
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Switchgear and Protective Devices
  • Solid State Control
  • Rectification
  • Installation, Care, Operation, Maintenance, Supervision and Inspection of the Above Equipment
  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Alternating Current theory
  • Direct Current theory
  • Semi-Conductors (Diodes)
  • Power Supplies
  • Transistor and Amplifier Devices
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Electronic Power Control
  • Transducer
  • Testing Equipment
  1. Engineering Science
  • Kinematics
  • Angular Motion
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Hydraulics
  • Stress, Strain and Young’s Modulus
  • Heat
  1. Mathematics
  • Equations, Manipulation and Word Problems
  • Determinants
  • Complex Numbers
  • Trigonometry
  • Sketch Graphs
  • Limits And Differentiation
  • Integration

N5 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Electro-technics
  • DC Machines
  • AC Circuit theory
  • Transformers
  • AC Machines
  • Generation and Supply of AC Power
  • Measuring
  • Switchgear and Protective Devices
  • Static Control
  • Installation, Care, Operation, Maintenance, Supervision and Inspection of Transformers and Protective Devices
  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Alternating Current theory
  • Power Supply
  • Transistor Amplifiers
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Transducers
  • Electronic Phase Control
  • Test Equipment
  • Oscillators
  1. Engineering Physics
  • General Properties of Matter
  • Heat
  • Light I
  • Light II; Wave Theory, Interference, Wave Length
  • Magnetism
  • Electricity
  • Sound
  1. Mathematics
  • Limits And Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Application of the Definite Integral
  • Differential Equations
  1. Power Machines
  • Heating and Expansion of Gases
  • Steam Generation
  • Condensers
  • Condenser Pumps
  • Combustion
  • Reciprocating Air Compressors
  • Governors
  • The Gas Turbine

N6 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Electro-technics
  • DC Machines
  • AC Circuit Theory
  • Transformers
  • AC Machines
  • Generation and Supply of AC
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Switchgear & Protective Devices
  • Static Control
  • Special Characteristics of Arc-Furnace transformers, Switchgear and Control Systems, Electrical and Hydraulic
  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Transients
  • Transducers
  • Ultrasonic
  • X-rays and Radio Activity
  • Automatic Inspection and Testing
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Electronic Safety Devices
  • Thyristor Power Supplies
  • Electronic Power Control
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  1. Engineering Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Sound
  • Electricity
  • Radioactivity
  1. Mathematics
  • Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Partial Fractions
  • Differential Equations
  • Applications of the Definite Integral
  • Applications where Differentiation and Integration Techniques are combined
  1. Control Systems

a. General Theory of Control Systems

  • Block Diagram Algebra
  • Transient Response
  • Bode Diagrams
  • Practical Control Systems
  • Root-Locus Diagrams

b. Practical Control Systems

  • Transducers
  • Electronic Systems
  • Electrical Machines and Systems
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Test and Testing Equipment
  1. Power Machines
  • Thermodynamics
  • Steam Generation
  • Nozzles
  • Steam and Gas Turbines
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Air Compressors
  • Refrigeration

National Diploma: Industrial Instrumentation

N4 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Alternating Current Theory
  • Direct Current Theory
  • Semi-Conductors (Diodes)
  • Power Supplies
  • Transistor and Amplifier Devices
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Electronic Power Control
  • Transducer
  • Testing Equipment
  1. Digital Electronics
  • Number Systems and Codes
  • Logic Circuits and Systems
  • Basic treatment of Interfacing Elements and Applications
  1. Industrial Instruments
  • Pressure and Vacuum Measurements, Including Electrical Methods
  • Level Measurement
  • Flow Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Telemetering
  • Automatic Control
  1. Engineering Science
  • Kinematics
  • Angular Motion
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Hydraulics
  • Stress, Strain and Young’s Modulus
  • Heat
  1. Mathematics
  • Equations, Manipulation and Word Problems
  • Determinants
  • Complex Numbers
  • Trigonometry
  • Sketch Graphs
  • Limits and Differentiation
  • Integration

N5

  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Alternating Current Theory
  • Power Supply
  • Transistor Amplifiers
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Transducers
  • Electronic Phase Control
  • Test Equipment
  • Oscillators
  1. Digital Electronics
  • Number Systems and Codes
  • Logic Circuits and Systems
  • Interfacing Elements and Applications
  1. Industrial Instruments
  • Flow
  • Analytical Instruments
  • Control (Hardware)
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Telemetering
  • Automatic Control
  1. Mathematics
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Application of the Definite Integral
  • Differential Equations

N6

  1. Industrial Electronics
  • Transients
  • Transducers
  • Ultrasonic
  • X-rays and Radio Activity
  • Automatic Inspection and Testing
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Electronic Safety Devices
  • ThyristorPower Supplies
  • Electronic Power Control
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  1. Digital Electronics
  • Number Systems and Codes
  • Logic Circuits and Systems
  • Interfacing Elements and Applications
  1. Industrial Instruments
  • Emission Spectroscopy
  • Gas Analysers
  • Calorimetry
  • Chromatography
  • Automatic Control
  • Control Valves
  • Process Reaction
  • Instrumentation of Plant
  • Explosion Hazard And Intrinsic Safety
  1. Mathematics
  • Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Partial Fractions
  • Differential Equations
  • Applications of the Definite Integral
  • Applications where Differentiation and Integration techniques are combined

National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering

N4 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Mechanical Draughting
  • Conventional representation of a Single Spur Gear, Spur Gears in Mesh, Square Threads and Helical Springs
  • Cam Profiles
  • Sectional Drawing
  • Detailed Drawing
  • Assembly Drawing
  1. Machines and Properties of Metals
  • Safety Precautions and Safety Devices
  • Electrical Installations In Explosive Atmosphere
  • Power Transmission
  • Friction
  • Brakes
  • Fluid Drives
  • Engineering Materials
  1. Mechano-technics
  • Organization and Lay-out of Workshops
  • Calculations: Flat, Vee and Conveyor Belt Drivers
  • Metal Cutting Machines: Forces Acting on the Cutting Tools
  • Metal Protection
  • Precision Measuring of Machine Parts
  • Bearings
  • Gear Drivers
  • Hydraulic Systems: Elementary Calculations
  1. Engineering Science
  • Kinematics
  • Angular Motion
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Hydraulics
  • Stress, Strain and Young’s Modulus
  • Heat
  1. Mathematics
  • Equations, Manipulation and Word Problems
  • Determinants
  • Complex Numbers
  • Trigonometry
  • Sketch Graphs
  • Limits and Differentiation
  • Integration

N5 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Ultimate and Working Stress for Various Materials. Factors of Safety.
  • Single and Double-riveted Lap and Butt Joints.
  • Number, Size and Pitch of Studs or Bolts for Steam Cylinder Covers and Manhole Doors.
  • Cotter and Knuckle Joints.
  • Piston Rods
  • Friction
  • Working Pressure for Bearings and Crossheads.
  • Size of Solid and Hollow Shafts to transmit a Given Power (Pure torsion)
  • Keys and Keyways
  • Couplings
  • Belts
  • Welded Joints
  1. Strength of Materials and Structures
  • Forces
  • Stress, Strain and Factor of Safety
  • Simple Framed Structures
  • Thin Cylinders and Riveted Joints
  • Shafts
  • Strain Energy
  • Loading of Beams
  • Bending of Beams
  • Long Columns and Struts
  • Simple Cases of Temperature Stress
  • Testing Machines, Apparatus and Methods
  • The Mixing and Placing of Concrete for General Purposes
  1. Mechano-technics
  • Epicyclic Gears and Gear Trains
  • Reduction Gearboxes
  • Belt Drives and Belt Conveyors
  • Bucket Elevators and Conveyors
  • Rope Haulages and Aerial Ropeways
  • Elevators
  • Rail and Road Traction Calculations
  • Flywheels
  1. Mathematics
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Application of the Definite Integral
  • Differential Equations
  1. Power Machines
  • Heating and Expansion of Gases
  • Steam Generation
  • Condensers
  • Condensers Pumps
  • Combustion
  • Reciprocating Air Compressors
  • Governors
  • The Gas turbine
  1. Fluid Mechanics
  • General Introduction
  • HydrostaticsHydrodynamics

N5 (Any 4 of the subjects below)

  1. Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Design of Selected Axles with Torque and Bending of Pulley/Gear Drives (Solid and Hollow Axles)
  • Belt Drives
  • Pulley and Gear Arms
  • Gears
  • Combined Gear Drives and Gear Boxes
  • Cams
  • Journal Bearings
  • Brakes
  • Couplings (Plate, Centrifugal)
  • Long Columns and Supports
  • Lubrication (Greasing)
  1. Strength of Materials and Structures
  • Pin Jointed Frames Structures
  • Thick Cylinders
  • Combined Bending and Twisting as Applied
  • Theory of Bending
  • Strength and testing of Ropes, Chains and Attachments in Lifting Gear
  • Sag and tension in Wire ropes and Chains Supported from Horizontal Points
  • Mixing and Placing of Mass and Reinforced Concrete
  • Details and Construction of Brick, Concrete and Masonry Structures
  • Types of Foundations and Applications
  • Organisation, Inspection and Estimates of Quantities
  1. Mechano-technics
  • Clutches
  • Brakes
  • Line Shafts
  • Flywheels
  • Reduction Gearboxes
  • Rail Traction and Vehicle Dynamics
  • Balancing
  • Kinematics
  1. Mathematics
  • Differentiation
  • Integration Techniques
  • Partial Fractions
  • Differential Equations
  • Applications of the Definite Integral
  • Applications where Differentiation and Integration Techniques are Combined
  1. Power Machines
  • Thermodynamics
  • Steam Generation
  • Nozzles
  • Steam and Gas Turbines
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Air Compressors
  • Refrigeration
  1. Fluid Mechanics
  • General Introduction
  • Flow In Pipes and the Hydraulic Gradient
  • Water Flow in open Canals
  • Advanced Calculations Concerning the Flow of Water through orifices
  • Descriptions and Calculations of Pumps
  • Calculating and Descriptions of Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Description and Calculations Concerning Water Turbines
  • Description and Calculations Concerning Pelton Wheels