PREP004 (2009/2010)

 

 

Dr Mohamed Aichouni

 

PREP004 - Introduction to Applied Engineering


 

 

Course Description

PREP004 (Introduction to Applied Engineering) introduces preparatory year students to the basic concepts of engineering, the engineering profession, including the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, and computer engineering. The course prepares students for success in their engineering education and their professional careers through the integration of important skills such as technical problem solving, engineering design, ethical decision-making, teamwork, and oral and written communications, and Engineering Graphics.

Pre-requisite

None

Co-requisite

None

Credit hours

1 credit

The scientist seeks to understand what is. The Engineer seeks to create what never was.       -Theodore von Karman

Course Contents and Lectures Notes

Chapter

Chapter Title

The Course material

 
1

What is engineering?

 
2

Engineering Success and Teamwork

 
3

Engineering Ethics

Students Results Section 26
4

Engineering Communications

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5

Energy and Power

6

The Engineering Design Process

7

Measurements in Engineering

8

Engineering Materials

9

Workshop

10

Safety and hygiene in Engineering

11

Engineering Statistics

 
12

Engineering Graphics Part 1  - Part 2

1 -    2 -  

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Course Planning and Management

Chapter

Starting date

Week

   

 

 

( Students Registration )

25 Sept 2010

 

1

1 - What is engineering?

2 Oct 2010

 

2

1 -  What is engineering ? (continued)

9 Oct 2010

 

3

2- Engineering Success & Teamwork

16 Oct 2010

 

4

3 - Engineering Ethics

23 Oct 2010

 

5

4 Engineering Communications

30 Oct 2010

 

6

1st Major Exam  (Monday, 8th Nov, 2010 ) +

5 - Energy and Power

06 Nov 2010

 

7

Mid Term / Hadj Vacation

13 Nov 2010

 

8

Mid Term / Hadj Vacation (from 10/11 to 22/11/2010)

20 Nov 2010

 

9

6 - The Engineering Design Process

27 Nov 2010

 

10

7 - Measurements in engineering

04 Dec 2010

 

11

8 - Engineering Materials

11 Dec 2010

 

12

9 Workshop

18 Dec 2010

 

13

2nd Major   +

10 - Safety and hygiene in Engineering

25 Dec 2010

 

14

11- Engineering Statistics

01 Jan 2011

 

15

12- Engineering Graphics

08 Jan 2011

 

16

12- Engineering Graphics

15 Jan 2011

 

17

Final Examinations

22 Jan 2011

 

18

29 Jan 2011

 

19

 

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Policy grading

Students enrolled in the course should be aware of the university policy regarding attendance to lectures and laboratories. During the semester you should attend all classes according to your schedule, do your home works, your quizzes and the project. They should be submitted to your instructor  on time.

The following is the grading that will be adopted to evaluate students during the semester.

Home works and Quizzes

20

Class Attendance

05

Project

15

Major Exam 1

15

Major Exam 2

15

Final Exam

30

Total

100

 

 

 

 

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Office Hours

My students can meet me on the following times :

Saturday and Tuesday , from 9:00 to 11:00 AM     At the preparatory year building (1210)

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, from 09:00 AM to  14:00 PM  at the College of Engineering (Room : 1213).

 


The Page is Designed and Maintained by Dr Mohamed Aichouni, Last updated on March 2010

Email : m.aichouni@uoh.edu.sa