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B.ENG. (PETROLEUM ENGINEERING) PROGRAMME

100 LEVEL HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
MTH 101 Elementary Mathematics I 3, 1, 0 4 C
PHY 101 General Physics I 2, 1, 1 4 C
BIO 101 Biology for Physical Sciences 2, 0, 1 3 C
CHM 101 General Chemistry I 2, 1, 1 4 C
ENG 101 Workshop Practice 1 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 103 Engineering Drawing 1 0, 0, 1 1 C
GST 101 Use of English 1, 1, 0 2 C
GST 103 Humanities 1, 0, 0 1 C
IGB 101 Use of Igbo Language 1, 0, 0 1 O
FRN 101 Use of French Language 1, 0, 0 1 O
    TOTAL 21  

 

100 LEVEL RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
MTH 102 Elementary Mathematics II 3, 1, 0 4 C
PHY 102 General Physics I 2, 1, 1 4 C
CHM 102 General Chemistry I 2, 1, 1 4 C
ENG 102 Workshop Practice 1 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 104 Engineering Drawing 1 0, 0, 1 1 C
GST 102 Use of English 1, 1, 0 2 C
GST 110 Sci, Engineering in Society 1, 0, 0 1 C
GST 108 Social Science I 1, 1, 0 2 C
IGB 102 Use of Igbo Language 1, 0, 0 1 O
FRN 102 Use of French Language 1, 0, 0 1 O
    TOTAL 20  

200 LEVEL HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
MTH 203 Ordinary Differential Equation 2, 1, 0 3 C
STA 211 Intro. to Statistics and Probability 2, 1, 0 3 C
CSC 201 Computer & Application 2, 1, 1 4 C
ENG 201 Workshop Practice III 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 203 Engineering Drawing III 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 207 Into. To Engineering Materials 1, 0, 1 2 C
ENG 217 Engineer in the Society 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 213 Engineering Mechanics 1, 1, 0 2 C
ENG 209 Engineering Thermodynamics 2, 1, 0 3 C
GST 201 African and Nigerian Cultural Dev. 1, 0, 0 1 C
    TOTAL 21  

 

200 LEVEL RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
MTH 202 Mathematical Methods III 2, 1, 0 3 C
ENG 206 Workshop Practice IV 0, 0, 1 1 C
ENG 226 Intro. To Elect./Electronics Eng. 1, 1, 1 3 C
ENG 224 Engineering Dynamics 1, 1, 0 2 C
ENG 212 Engineering Economy 1, 1, 0 2 C
ENG 208 Intro. To Engineering Materials II 2, 0, 0 2 C
ENG 214 Comp. Program for Engineering Application 1, 0, 1 2 C
PET 202 Intro to Pet. Engineering 1, 0, 1 2 C
PET 204 Basic Geology 2, 0, 1 3 C
      TOTAL TOTAL 21  
SIW 200 Second Year Long Vacation (SIWES) 0, 0, 2 2 C
    TOTAL 23  

 

B.ENG (PETROLEUM ENGINEERING) PROGRAMME

200 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

ENG 207: Introduction to Engineering Materials (1, 0, 1) 2 Units

A general classification of materials based on atomic and crystal structures. Atomic bonding, imperfections, slip lines dislocations. Mechanical properties of materials, fracture stress, the yield stress of elastic and plastic materials. Ductility, impact strength, hardness, creep and fatigue properties such as corrosion phenomena, control and prevention of corrosion. Alloying theory and solidification cooling curves illustrated by

 

CSC 201: Computer & Application (2, 1, 1) 4 Units

Two state system; converting number system, logic theory; logic operation; Boolean algebra combination and there various realization.

Minimization techniques; various codes synchronous and asynchronous sequential logic (adder, counter, decoder, multiplexer, etc.). State assignment, minimization and finite state machine. Realization, fault diagnosis and threshold logic limitation of a sequential circuit. Design examples to digital systems. Computer systems: Input/output, interface and peripheral devices such as a keyboard, mouse, disk, network, protocol examples e.g. RS232 and electronics.

Memory devices, the local area and wide area network, two-state systems, converting number system, logic theory, logic operation, Boolean algebra combination and their various realizations.

 

ENG 203: Engineering Drawing III (0, 0, 1) 1 Unit

Projections: Review of isometric, oblique and axonometric projections. Auxiliary view for detailing, sectioning, true lengths sizes and shapes.

Standard dimensional conventions: Dimensions and tolerances, charts and graphs, Interchangeability units, fits, tolerances, and allowances, machine drawing – keys and keyways, screw bearing, coupling, pipe, pipe fittings, valves, gears, etc. Working instructions such as surface finish, welding and machining symbols.

Use of datum or reference points, lines or planes. Dimensional features for holes, tapers, profiles.

Electrical/electronic symbols, wiring; connection or breadboard diagrams; schematic diagrams.

 

ENG 213: Engineering Mechanics I (1, 1, 0) 2 Units

Definition of the mass centre, gravity centre, mass, a moment of inertia. Equilibrium equations for particles and rigid bodies (forces and moments). Potential and kinetic energy. Preservation of energy. Principle of virtual work. Examples on linkages and mechanism, flexible connections, cams and work. Motion, the relative motion of links. Nomenclature for gear geometrics.

 

ENG 209: Engineering Thermodynamics I (1, 1, 0) 2 Units

Definition of terms and general concepts of systems, surrounding process, temperature, heat, work and energy.

The first law of thermodynamics, application to heat engines. Entropy and the second law, combined First and Second Laws. Ideal gases Joule-Thomson’s coefficient. Equilibrium processes. Maxwell’s relation. Two-phase systems. Thermodynamic functions of the solution. P.V.T. relationship. Work from heat pump refrigeration.

 

ENG 201: Workshop Technology I (1, 0, 1) 2 Units

Laboratory and Workshop: (Basic hours) – Safety rules and regulations. Sources of accidents and prevention, safety gears, safe working environment/condition, ergonomics, laboratory and workshop layouts, working procedures, fire fighting equipment and operations, Lighting and signs, etc. Electrical trades (Power, Electronics, telecommunication), Civil Trades (Building Construction, Roads, Dams, Hydraulics, Sanitation, etc.)

Benchwork: (9 Hours) – Introduction to workshop tools. Use and care of hand tools. Measuring instruments and their uses and equipment, bench fittings. Practical project.

Woodwork: (9 Hours) – Woodwork machines and working principles, operation of machines. Simple woodwork project for fitting and joining.

Machining: (18 Hours) –Introduction to machine tools, their general characteristics. Simple operations of turning, drilling, grinding, milling, threading, horning, buffing, reaming. Introduction to turret lathes, milling machines (horizontal, vertical and universal), Grinding machines (surface grinder, internal grinding machine, external grinding machine, universal grinding machine, shaping machine) Simple practical project)

Fabrication: (9 Hours) –Introduction to fabrication machines, rolling, bending, ribbing, notching, shearing, etc. Operation of machines. Simple project on metal fabrication.

Electrical Wiring: Electrical wiring system: domestic and industrial setup.

 

 

300 LEVEL HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
ENS 301 Intro to Entrepreneurial Skills 1, 0, 1 2 R
ENG 305 Strength of Materials 2, 0, 0 2 R
ENG 315 Principles of Engineering Surveying 2, 0, 0 3 C
ENG 309 Fluid Mechanics 2, 0, 1 3 C
ENG 313 Technical Report Writing 1, 1, 0 2 C
PET 301 Drilling Technology I 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 317 Petroleum Geology 2, 0, 1 3 C
ENG 307 Engineering Analysis 2, 1, 0 3 C
    TOTAL 21  

 

300 LEVEL RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
ENG 308 Engineering Analysis II 2, 1, 0 3 C
ENG 314 Industrial Studies II 1, 0, 1 2 R
PET 302 Drilling Fluids Tech. 2, 0, 2 4 R
PET 304 Reservoir Engineering I 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 306 Pet Production Engineering I 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 310 Heat and Mass Transfer 2, 1, 0 3 C
  Total Total 18  
SIW 300 Third Year Long Vacation (SIWES) 0, 0, 2 2 C
    Total 20  

 

400 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER (PROVISIONAL CURRICULUM)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T,  P UNIT STATUS
ENG 405 Engineering Mgt. & Law 1, 1, 0 2 C
PET 401 Drilling Technology II 2, 0, 1 3 C
PET 403 Reservoir Engineering II 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 405 Pet. Prod. Engineering II 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 407 Well Logging 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 409 Applied Geophysics in Pet. Exploration 2, 1, 0 3 C
  Elective 2, 1, 0 3 C
    TOTAL 20  
Electives        
PET 413 Alternative Energy Sources      
PET 411 Oil Pollution and Control      
PET 415 Petroleum Engineering Rock Mechanics      

 

400 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER (PROVISIONAL CURRICULUM)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNIT STATUS
SIW 400 4th Year Second Semester SIWES 4 C
SIW 401 4th Year Long Vacation SIWES 2 C

 

500 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER (PROVISIONAL CURRICULUM)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T,  P UNIT STATUS
PET 501 Drilling Technology III 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 505 Reservoir Modelling and Simulation 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 507 Project 1 0, 0, 3 3 C
PET 509 Seminar 1 (Observatory) 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 519 Petroleum Economics 2, 1, 0 3 C
PTE 517 Natural Gas Engineering 2, 1, 0 3 C
  Elective      
  Total   19  
    TOTAL 21  

 

500 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER (PROVISIONAL CURRICULUM)

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE L, T, P UNIT STATUS
PET 502 Reservoir Engineering III 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 504 Pet. Prod. Engineering III 2, 1, 0 3 C
PET 506 Enhanced Oil Recovery 2, 0, 0 2 C
PET 508 Project II 2, 1, 0 2 C
PET 510 Seminar II (Participatory) 2, 1, 0 3 C
  Elective II 2, 1, 0 3 C
  Elective III 2, 1, 0 3 C
    TOTAL   19
Electives        
PET 511 Petroleum Transportation and Storage      
PET 512        
         

Course Allocation

  1. PET 301 : Drilling Technology (*K. C. Igwillo; N. Uwaezuoke; N. P. Ohia and Udechukwu) 
  2. PET 317: Petroleum Geology (*A. O. Chikwe; J.U. Obibuike; Ibeh, S. and Nwanwe, O. 
  3. PET 401: Drilling Technology II (*I. U. Duru; N.P. Ohia; A. Kerunwa and Ibeh, S.) 
  4. ENG 309: Fluid Mechanics (*N.C. Izuwa; N. C. Nwogu and M. Udechukwu) 
  5. PET 403: Reservoir Engineering II (*S. I. Onwukwe; A. Kerunwa and Ibeh, S,) 
  6. PET 405: Petroleum Production Engineering II (A. O. Chikwe; A. Nwachukwu; M. I. Onyejwkwe and U. I. Duru)  
  7. PET 407: Well logging (*B Obah; N. C. Izuwa; N. P. Ohia and Odo Jude)
  8. PET 409: Applied Geology in Petroleum Exploration (*Ohia N. P.; B. Nzeribe and I. Oguama) 
  9. PET 413: Alternatiive Energy Sources (* A.I. B. Ekejiuba; M.I. Onyejekwe and N. C. Nwogu)
  10. PET 411: Oil Pollution and Control (*C. I. C. Anyadiegwu; B. Nzeribe and Onyebuchi Nwanwe) 
  11. PET 415: Petroleum Engineering Rock Mechanics (*N. C. Izuwa; N. U. Okereke; Odo Jude and I. Oguama)
  12. PET 501: Drilling Technology III (*K. C. Igwilo; A. Nwachukwu and U. I. Duru) 
  13. PET 505: Reservoir Modelling and Simulation (*B. Obah; K.C Igwilo; A. Nwachukwu; O. Nwanwe) 
  14. PET 511: Petroleum Transportation and Storage (*A. O. Chikwe; N. Uwaezuoke; N. U. Okereke and M. Udechukwu) 
  15. PET 517: Multiphase Flow in Pipes (*C. I. C. Anyadiegwu; J. U. Obibuike; A. Kerunwa and Odo Jude) 
  16. PET 519: Petroleum Economics (*A.I.B. Ekejiuba; M.I. Onyejekwe and J. U. Obibuike) 
  17. PET 513: Offshore Operations (*B Obah; S. I. Onwukwe; U. I. Duru and N. U. Okereke) 
  18. PET 521: Natural Gas Engineering (C. I. C. Anyadiegwu; N. C. Izuwa; I. Oguama and N. Uwaezuoke) 

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