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MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

Work-directed Industry based Industrial Engineering Project (Offered from 2021) - IPR3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MTC2602, EPT2602, SME2601, FEW2601, FPM2601, ENM2601, EQP2601, INC2601, ADM2601, MED2601
Purpose: Work-directed industry based Industrial Engineering Project refers to an industry based engineering project where the students will try to solve industry based problems. This training provides students with an opportunity to apply their technical knowledge to relevant problem situations in industry, and to gain exposure to typical organizational culture, human relations and working conditions. With suitable guidance and supervision, the students will be taught to work independently and to develop an awareness of the ethics and requirements of industry. Where necessary experimental laboratory work will be conducted in the industrial engineering laboratories on Florida campus.
Theory of Machines III (Theory) - MOM3602
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MOM3601 Co-requisite: MOMPRB3
Purpose: To understand principles, be able to perform calculations to solve problems and identify examples of applications for the following: damped single-degree of freedom systems, governors, cams and energy fluctuations.
Strength of Materials II (Practical) - SOMPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & MCA1PRA Co-requisite: SOM2601
Purpose: To provide instruction to students on how to conduct experimental work.To demonstrate the theory in Strength of Materials II SOM2601 using simple experiment.To teach students how to report experimental findings.
Engineering Materials Technology II - EMT3701
Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to develop the necessary knowledge and understanding of the importance of composite materials in the modern design and manufacturing processes.At the completion of the module the student will be able to: Practically apply material science technology principles to broadly defined engineering problems in all mechanisms, machine parts and manufacturing fields;Design and conduct experiments as well as to analyse and interpret data related to structure, properties, processing, and performance of materials; Apply theoretical knowledge to design components, systems, and processes to meet the needs of the composites industry within a set of realistic constraints including economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability
Production Technology IV - PRT401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To be able to identify the need for manufacturing technology, evaluate alternatives, plan and implement various manufacturing technologies, automation systems, flexible manufacturing systems, ancillary equipment, materials handling systems, and information technology.
Mechanical Engineering Practice I - MCP101E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: The Purpose of this training is to provide you with an opportunity in the workplace to apply and develop the academic knowledge you acquired during your theoretical studies to relevant problem situations in industry and commerce. It also gives you exposure to typical organization culture, human relations and working conditions.
Engineering Production Technology I (only available in the 2nd semester) - EPT1601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MAT1581
Purpose: This module is primarily industry oriented and provides students with a sound knowledge base in production engineering. The purpose is therefore to provide the students with the knowledge and understanding of production engineering techniques and principles which include: Forecasting, Quality Management, Facility Layout, Inventory Management as well as Materials Requirements Planning. Secondly this module will equip the student with the necessary skills and the abilities to apply the above knowledge with confidence, in the solution of problems in this field. Thirdly this course will equip the students with the ability to combine this knowledge and concepts with those of other disciplines to solve problems encountered in practice. At the completion of the module the student will be able to understand and practically apply production engineering techniques and principles to broadly defined engineering problems in manufacturing and service environments.
Mechanical Engineering Practice II - MCP201E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: The Purpose of this training is to provide you with an opportunity in the workplace to apply and develop the academic knowledge you acquired during your theoretical studies to relevant problem situations in industry and commerce. It also gives you exposure to typical organization culture, human relations and working conditions.
Mechanics of Machines II (Practical) - MOMPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & MCA1PRA Co-requisite: MOM2601
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Mechanics of Machines II (MOM2601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Strength of Materials III (Practical) - SOMPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SOM2601 Co-requisite: SOMPRA2
Purpose: To provide instruction to students on how to conduct experimental work.To demonstrate the theory in Strength of Materials III SOM3601 using simple experiment. To teach students how to report experimental findings.
Engineering Entrepreneurship (only available in the 2nd semester) - ENT3701
Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The objective of the module is to develop the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills required for learners to become competent practicing engineering technologists. At the completion of the module the student will be able to utilise engineering principles to foster innovative leadership, creativity and global entrepreneurial mindset. Successful students will able to: Describe the nature of entrepreneurship and how it relates to engineering businesses; Analyse whether it is better to start a business from Scratch or Buy an Existing Business; Develop new venture business plans; Develop market growth strategies; Manage growth in the new or existing business; Manage Assets and evaluate financial performance in the business. Apply engineering knowledge to contribute to the economy.
Production and Systems Engineering - PSE3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with the advanced principles of production technology selection and deployment. The module will enhance competence in the identification and use of the traditional and non-traditional production technologies and material handling as well as integrating them principles of process automation.
Mechanical Engineering Drawing I - MED161Q
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Introduction; drawing equipment; starting to draw; SA standard code of drawing: SABS0111; lettering (letters, numerals & symbols); sketching or free-hand drawing; practical geometry; basic loci and simple mechanisms; conic sections; orthographic projection; isometric and oblique projection; auxiliary views; lines of interpenetration; surface development; sectioning; fasteners; detail drawings; assembly drawings.
Engineering Production Technology II (Offered from 2021) - EPT2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EPT1601
Purpose: This module is primarily industry oriented and provides students with a sound knowledge base in production engineering. At the completion of the module the student will be able to understand and practically apply production engineering techniques and principles to broadly defined engineering problems in manufacturing and service environments. The principle include just-In-Time and Lean Manufacturing; Intermediate, Short-Term and Project Scheduling; Maintenance and Supply-Chain Management. Students will have the ability to combine this knowledge and concepts with those of other disciplines to solve problems encountered in practice.
Mechanical Engineering Design III - MEA351A
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEE231V
Purpose: Component design.
Mechanics of Machines III (Practical) - MOMPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MOM2601 & MOMPRA2 Co-requisite: MOM3601
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Mechanics of Machines III (MOM3601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Applied Strength of Materials III (Practical) - SOMPRB3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SOM3601
Purpose: To provide instruction to students on how to conduct experimental work. To demonstrate the theory in Strength of Materials SOM3602 using simple experiment. To teach students how to report experimental findings.
Engineering Project Management - EPM3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students who complete this module will be able to use Microsoft project and there should able to do project management methodologies These project management include procedures, planning, network scheduling, budgeting, project evaluation, they will also be able to perform calculations to assess the performance of these project management.
Environmental Management - ENV301E
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 15
Module presented in English
Purpose: Fundamental organic and inorganic chemistry; fundamentals of toxicology; waste disposal technology; health and safety of plant staff; effluent, solid waste disposal atmospheric discharge management; environmental legislation; environmental programmes and impact studies.
Maintenance Engineering I - MEG101T
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MAT1581
Purpose: To support the production process with adequate levels of equipment availability, reliability, operability, and quality at accepted levels of safety and cost.
Engineering Work Study II - EWS271L
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EWS121Q
Purpose: To enable students to use standard times for workstation improvement. The learner must identify, carry out a feasibility study, plan and manage a workstation design or improvement project. Identify safety and ergonomic factors affecting productivity.
Machine Design III - MEA361B
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEA351A
Purpose: Syllabus: Specific mechanical component, system or process design; or research and development project.
Theory of Machines III (Practical) - MOMPRB3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MOM3601
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Theory of Machines III (MOM3602) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Thermodynamics II (Offered from 2021) - TDY2602
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: TDY2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip qualifying students with an extended knowledge of thermodynamics related to common systems such as compressors, turbines, boilers, condensers, refrigerators. With this integrated knowledge the students should be able to identify, analyse, evaluate, reflect on and address common thermodynamics problems related to these systems. This is accomplished by applying evidence-based solutions and theory-driven arguments associated with compressor, turbine, boiler, condenser, refrigerator thermodynamic systems. The qualifying students will be able to apply these evidence-based solutions and thermodynamic principles in the relevant engineering environment and practice.
Engineering Quality Management II (only available in the 2nd semester) - EQM3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to develop the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills required for learners to become competent practicing engineering technologists. It is designed also to add value to the qualifying learner in terms of enrichment of the person, status and recognition. Provides advanced knowledge to analyse and solve broadly defined engineering problems in the industrial and technology fields. At the completion of the module the student will be able to understand and practically apply quality assurance related to industrial engineering and technology principles to broadly defined engineering problems in all industrial, manufacturing and service fields. Also the student will be able to design broadly defined industrial engineering processes and understand the functioning of industrial engineering principles in a manufacturing field. (The legal base for developing this module as an integrated part of the qualification is E-05-PT, 1O May 2012, pp. 3 - Qualification standard for Advanced Diploma in Engineering: NQF Level 7;)
Quality Assurance IV - QAS401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: After completing this module a learner must be able to plan, design and implement a quality assurance and management system. It focuses on the basic factors, principles, techniques and procedures involved in quality management in both services and manufacturing.
Maintenance Engineering IA (only available in the 2nd semester) - MEN1501
Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Qualifying students will gain the necessary knowledge of maintenance systems with emphasis on maintenance management and effective implementation of the Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM).
Engineering Work Study III - EWS381G
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EWS271L, FLM271S, MAC1501 & MAC2602
Purpose: To introduce learners to the principles and methodology of Engineering Work Study, Productivity and the effect thereof, the 20 Keys, Activity sampling and Change Management.
Mechanical Engineering Design I (only available in the 2nd semester) - MED2601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EME1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable students to apply constructs, theories and models into practice within a laboratory setting underpinned by the integration of prescribed standards and specification of components associated with engineering design technologies. Students will also become aware of both the basis for decisions and the standards of industrial engineering components. Furthermore, the students will apply engineering standards to design mechanical components including (Design of Bearings, Design of Shafts, Design of gears, Design of Belts and chain drives, Design of seals, Design of clutches and brakes, Design of springs, Fastening and power screws and Engineering tolerance.
Work-directed industry based Mechanical Engineering Project (Offered from 2021) - MPR3601
Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MAT2691, MED2602, EEA2601, MFL2602, AEM2601, SME2602, TDY2602, MTC2602, MEN2602
Purpose: Work-directed industry based Mechanical Engineering Project refers to an industry based engineering project where the students will try to solve industry based problems. This training provides students with an opportunity to apply their technical knowledge to relevant problem situations in industry, and to gain exposure to typical organizational culture, human relations and working conditions. With suitable guidance and supervision, the students will be taught to work independently and to develop an awareness of the ethics and requirements of industry.
Thermodynamics II (Theory) - THD2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 Co-requisite: MCA1PRA
Purpose: To give a basic understanding of the laws, units, definitions and fundamentals of the behaviour of gases and vapours under variations of temperature and pressure. The first and second laws of thermodynamics enable analysis of vapour and gas cycles; they help us establish property relations of pure substances, ideal gases and their mixtures.
Project Research IV - PTR401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To be able to identify the need for a project, the aim, state assumptions, and hypotheses, plan a project, evaluate alternatives, design a solution, to a project using industrial engineering tools and techniques.
Hydraulic Machines III (Theory) - FMA3602
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: FMA3601 Co-requisite: FMAPRB3
Purpose: Positive displacement pumps; centrifugal pumps; fans and fan systems; water turbines; hydraulic amplifiers, accumulators.
Maintenance Engineering IIB (Offered from 2021) - MEN2602
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEN1501
Purpose: Qualifying students will gain the necessary knowledge of maintenance systems with emphasis on maintenance storage, handling and safety, efficiency and effectiveness and be able to analyze current maintenance storage systems and technology.
Production Engineering: Industrial II - PEI281S
Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Firstly, to equip you with the knowledge and understanding of production engineering techniques and principles which include Forecasting, Quality Management, Inventory Management and Material Requirements Planning (MRP). Secondly, to equip you with the necessary skills and abilities to apply the above knowledge, with confidence, in the solution of problems in this field. Thirdly, to equip you with the ability to combine this knowledge and concepts with those of other disciplines to solve problems encountered in practice.
Thermodynamics III (Practical) - THDPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: THD2601 Co-requisite: THDPRA2
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Thermodynamics III (THD3601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Industrial Supply Chain Management - ISM3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to equip students with professional, vocational and industry-specific intellectual competencies, knowledge and practical skills to enable them to critically analyse, interpret and understand logistics and supply chain management principles, processes and procedures in distribution, transportation, international logistics, inventory control, sustainable logistics practices supply chain finance and identify key performance indicators.
Strength of Materials IV - SOM401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: SOM3602 & SOMPRB3
Purpose: To further students' analytical skills in dealing with design problems. By the end of this module the students is able to calculate the deflection of a beam of any given section given the conditions of span and load which meet a specific strength criterion; provide the basis for a number of advanced techniques in the analysis of both statically determinate and indeterminate structures by using energy methods; extend stress analysis in beams for design purposes; and examine the effect of compressive forces in relation to the geometry and boundary conditions of columns.
Production Engineering: Industrial I - PEI191V
Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Firstly, to equip you with the knowledge and understanding of production engineering techniques and principles which include Forecasting, Quality Management, Inventory Management and Material Requirements Planning (MRP). Secondly, to equip you with the necessary skills and abilities to apply the above knowledge, with confidence, in the solution of problems in this field. Thirdly, to equip you with the ability to combine this knowledge and concepts with those of other disciplines to solve problems encountered in practice.
Computer Aided Draughting I - CAD161S
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: MED161Q
Purpose: This module provides the knowledge required on draughting. The knowledge gained is aimed at equipping the graduate with skills required in the Drawing office.
Qualitative Techniques I - QUT151Z
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip the learner with an understanding of fundamentals of statistical quality control. It looks at engineering and quality statistics fundamentals, and application of probability theory, probability distributions, sampling theory, control charts and hypothesis in quality management.
Fluid Mechanics III (Practical) - FMAPRA3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: FMC2601 Co-requisite: FMCPRA2
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Fluid Mechanics III (FMA3601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Mechanics of Fluids I (only available in the 2nd semester) - MFL1601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable students to be able to understand the basics of fluid statics, fluid dynamics and calculate flow measurement and other related concepts within the field of mechanical engineering. Students will also gain an understanding on the use of appropriate property tables and charts and be able to perform engineering calculations and design.
Quality Assurance II - QAS221U
Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To equip the learner with an understanding of the development of the quality movement, quality control, quality assurance and total quality management and quality management systems ISO 9000, and Six-Sigma and the role of quality within an organisation. It also seeks to teach the elements of quality, quality planning, quality implementation and quality monitoring.
Steam Plant III (Practical) - THDPRB3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: THD3601
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Steam Plant III (THD3602) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Logistics Engineering - LEN3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce the student to systems engineering principles and tasks that are encountered in the field of logistics engineering during a product life cycle. It also seeks to demonstrate how the efficient functioning/operation of logistic and maintenance support systems is directly related to the application of scientific and engineering knowledge.
Stress Analysis IV - STA401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: SOM3602 & SOMPRB3
Purpose: To introduce students to the finite element method. By the end of the module student will be able to solve common structural problems using the finite element procedure. The module comprise the following: develop a foundation for the numerical procedures involved in finite element method by introducing the stiffness matrix method; introduce the coordinate systems and extend the stiffness method to include space trusses; derive beam element equation and discuss procedure for handling different kinds of loading and boundary conditions; extend beam analysis to cover problems where beams are arbitrarily oriented in space for analysis of plane frames; discuss the formulation of two-dimensional elements; extend analysis to deal with cylindrical and spherical elements by using axisymmetric elements; and introduce the derivation different finite elements using isoparametric formulation.
Engineering Drawing and Graphics - EDG1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to drawing techniques and dimensioning. Students completing this module will gain basic skills required for engineering communication with the aid of drawings. They will learn the basics of sketching, dimensioning, pictorial and orthographic drawing. This module is part of the Higher Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.
Advanced Manufacturing (Offered from 2021) - ADM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MTC2602
Purpose: Students who complete this module will be able to explain how automation and automation technologies are integrated into production systems. These technologies include control technologies, materials handling and identification technologies, and inspection technologies, they will also be able to perform calculations to assess the performance of these technologies, and to compile programmes in basic applications in automated production systems.
Hydraulic Machines III (Practical) - FMAPRB3
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: FMA3601
Purpose: To encourage creativity in the use of experimental apparatus and data-acquisition. To develop the ability for team work.
Mechanics of Fluids II (Offered from 2021) - MFL2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MFL1601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable qualifying students to be able to analyze pipe flow, viscous flow, vortices, forces exerted by moving fluids, pipe friction, pumps, pipe systems, in fluid power systems within the field of fluid Power Engineering. Students will also develop skills and competencies in conducting experiments and to report findings in an acceptable format based on prescribed topics within the field of fluids engineering that will be covered in this module.
Industrial Engineering Simulation (only available in the 2nd semester) - SIE3601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in
Pre-requisite: EDG1501 & EUP1501
Purpose: The primary purpose of this module is to introduce learners to the principles and methodology of Simulation that involves Systems Theory and Systems Thinking.
Automatic Control (only available in the 2nd semester) - ACT3701
Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to enable the qualifying student to analyse and apply control systems and principles to analyse and solve engineering problems in all mechanisms, machine parts within the mechanical and mechatronic engineering fields.
Logistics Engineering IV - LGE401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To introduce you to management principles and tasks that are encountered in the field of logistics engineering and to demonstrate to you that the efficient functioning/operation of logistic and maintenance support systems is directly related to the application of scientific and engineering knowledge.
Thermodynamics IV - THD401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: THD3602 & THDPRB3
Purpose: This course is aimed at undergraduate engineering students in the field of thermodynamics. The student will understand the basic principles of heat transfer, a feel for how heat transfer is applied in engineering practice, and an intuitive understanding of heat transfer.
Environmental Engineering - EEN101M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: The qualifying students will be able to apply the principles underlying the application of pollution management strategies. This module also enable students to develop skills in environmental engineering that can be applied in businesses, commerce, government, communities and ther areas of life.
Applied Engineering Mechanics (Offered from 2021) - AEM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EME2602
Purpose: This module will impart to students knowledge and skills encompassing introductory aspects of vibrations, kinematics, principles of energy diagrams with application to rotating machinery, the analysis of cams and gyroscopes, and the force and dynamical analysis of systems that incorporate gearing and spring elements.
Fluid Mechanics II (Theory) - FMC2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & AMC1PRA Co-requisite: FMCPRA2 or FMC2PRA
Purpose: Fluid properties; pressure in fluids; hydrostatic forces; buoyancy; hydrostatic machines; fluid flow; flow in pipes; flow measurement.
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering II (Theory) - MME2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MME1501 Co-requisite: MMEPRA1
Purpose: Fault diagnosis; failure analysis and measuring equipment; test methods; interpretation and action; powder metallurgy; metal forming; erosion; castings; plastics - molding and machining.
Solid Mechanics I (only available in the 2nd semester) - SME2601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EME1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip a student with basic technical knowledge for determining state of common engineering structures under simple and direct loading conditions. After completing this module, the student is expected to determine stresses and strains in: axially-loaded bars/rods of different configurations; thinᆳ walled cylinders both under pressure and/or in rotation; shafts in torsion; axiallyᆳ loaded helical springs of various configurations. The student should also be able to determine internal forces arising in plane trusses as a result of dead loads.
Advanced Research Project - ARP3701
Advanced Diploma Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: After completing this module students must be able to plan a project, evaluate alternatives, and design a solution to a project using industrial engineering tools and techniques. Students will be enabled to apply industrial engineering techniques for problem solving in an industrial and any other work environment.
Mechanical Design Project - MDP3701
Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Students who complete this module can carry out a detailed design of a mechanical component or system. This will involve conducting research, in the form of a literature survey, as background for their design work, selecting an appropriate mechanical design, carrying out the actual design work, and reporting on the research and design in a portfolio.
Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer - THT3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The qualifying student gains understanding of thermodynamic principles as applied to heat transfer, and refrigeration and air conditioning. In engineering practice, an understanding of the mechanisms of heat transfer is important since heat transfer plays a crucial role in the design of heat exchangers, power plants, refrigerators, and air conditioners, among others. Hence the purpose of this module is to enable qualifying students apply this knowledge and solve complex engineering problems involving analysis of heat transfer and systems which store, transfer and convert energy as required of a practicing engineering technologist.
Engineering Graphics - EGP1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to drawing techniques and dimensioning. Students completing this module will gain basic skills required for engineering communication with the aid of drawings. They will learn the basics of sketching, dimensioning, pictorial and orthographic drawing. This module is part of the Higher Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.
Applied Mechanics I (Practical) - AMC1PRA
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 7
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: PHY1501
Purpose: The modules MCA1PRA and AMC1PRA are the same and deal with the Practical work part of Mechanics and Applied Mechanics. The primary goal of this module is helping students to develop experimental skills. The practical modules are year modules while the theory part is presented as a semester module. This is the practical work part of module PHY1501. It should be taken simultaneously with PHY1501 or after PHY1 501 has been passed. Students should attend a practical session of between 1-3 days at a selected University that will be made known to them in a tutorial letter. Experiments are selected from the following topics: Determination of components, resultants and reactions (parallelogram, triangle and polygon of forces), moments, centre of gravity, friction (static and kinetic friction), gear ratios and mechanical advantage and velocity ratio (wheel and axle, screw jack).
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering III - MME3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MME2601 & MMEPRA2
Purpose: Numerical control; computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing; planning; organizing and supervising of physical layout and production methods; welding and joining; obtaining finish and accuracy.
Solid Mechanics II (Offered from 2021) - SME2602
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SME2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to build on students ability to calculate for stress in common engineering components when subjected to slightly more complex loading conditions than direct loading such as: thermal/temperature stresses, impact or suddenly applied loading, bending stresses in encastre beams and shear stresses. After completing this module, the student is expected to solve stress and strain arising in thermally loaded members/structures, strains due to impact and suddenly applied loads, draw shear force and bending moment diagrams of beams built in at both ends but symmetrically loaded, determine the centre of area, second moment of area and section modulus of different builtᆳ up sections, and determine bending and shear stresses in beams having different crossᆳ sectional areas.
Automatic Control IV - AUC401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MOM3602 & MOMPRB3
Purpose: This introduces the learner to Control Systems Engineering. It covers gyroscopes; elements of automatic control; transducers and system design.
Maintenance Engineering III - MEN3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to make students understand the concepts of maintenance and their importance in industry. At the completion of the module the student will be able to understand and practically apply maintenance engineering principles for optimizing equipment, managing resources and procedures to achieve reliability, maintainability and availability of equipment.
Turbo Machines IV - TMA401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: FMA3602 & FMAPRB3
Purpose: To apply and examine the laws of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics to Turbo-machines specifically to Compressors and Turbines, with a view to analyse the energy interactions, flow processes, flow behaviour and efficiency of the machines.
Engineering Work Study I - EWS121Q
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To expose the learner to work study and productivity measurement fundamentals, time studies and method studies. The student must be able to use of process and activity charts and calculation of allowances and standard times.
Automation III - ATO331Q
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MME2601 & MMEPRA2
Purpose: To introduce students to the fundamentals of automation as a field of engineering. Industrial engineers have to make decisions between various alternatives of automation. 1) To give the student the basic knowledge of about the field of production automation. 2) To enable student to appreciate optimization of manufacturing systems Automation is a dynamic technology that represents a continuous evolutionary process in production. Automation is concerned with the application of mechanical, electrical and computer based systems to operate and control production process and equipment. The purpose of this course is to give the student the basic knowledge about a vast field of production automation.
Facilities Planning and Material Handling (Offered from 2021) - FPM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Qualifying students will gain advanced technical knowledge for determining common engineering principles about work study including the following topics: work measurement, method study, ergonomics and workstation improvement principles and techniques. The student should be able to carry out a workplace improvement study and use the results in designing or redesigning a workstation, develop teams to ensure synergy for productivity improvement. Students can engage in work improvement activities in manufacturing as well as services industry the sector, in the field of Industrial Engineering as part of their Diploma. These competencies contribute to the development of efficient work methods and standards in a workplace which will ultimately improve the standard of living in Southern Africa. Enrolled students in this will engage on online module site which will assist in gaining core fundamental knowledge for the subject.
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering II (Practical) - MMEPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MME1501 Co-requisite: MMEPRA1 & MME2601
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering II (MME2601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Strength of Materials II (Theory) - SOM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & MCA1PRA Co-requisite: SOMPRA2
Purpose: To equip a student with basic technical knowledge for determining state of common engineering structures under simple and direct loading conditions. After completing this module, the student is expected to determine stresses and strains in: axially-loaded bars/rods of different configurations; thin-walled cylinders both under pressure and/or in rotation; shafts in torsion; axially-loaded helical springs of various configurations; and, cantilever and simply supported beams under point and uniformly distributed loads. The student should also be able to determine internal forces arising in plane trusses as a result of dead loads.
Dynamics - DYN3701
Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to advance the students' analytical skills in the solving stress and strain problems in solid structural systems. The qualifying student should be able to calculate for beams of arbitrary crossᆳ sections subjected to shear and bending forces and moments acting along inclined axis and planes; determine beam deflections under applied loads using moment-area method and the Castigliano's theorem; solve for statically indeterminate beams by using the differential equations of the deflection curve and method of superposition; solve for buckling of slender columns which support compressive loads in structures considering a number of simple support conditions; and predict when elastic failure will occur under any condition of applied stress in a simple tensile test.
Maintenance Management - MMN101M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module provides the knowledge required in the management and design of maintenance systems and procedures.
Fundamentals of Engineering Work Study (only available in the 2nd semester) - FEW1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Qualifying students will gain basic technical knowledge for determining common engineering principles about work study including the following topics: work measurement, method study, ergonomics and workstation improvement principles and techniques. The student should be able to carry out a workplace improvement study and use the results in designing or redesigning a workstation, develop teams to ensure synergy for productivity improvement. Students can engage in work improvement activities in manufacturing as well as services industry the sector, in the field of Industrial Engineering as part of their Diploma. These competencies contribute to the development of efficient work methods and standards in a workplace which will ultimately improve the standard of living in Southern Africa. Enrolled students in this will engage on online module which will assist in gaining core fundamental knowledge for the subject.
Engineering Mechanics II (only available in the 2nd semester) - EME2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EME1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable students to understand the principles of statics, Engineering Mechanics. This module is designed to prepare student for high level modules.
Industrial Engineering Practice II - IDP201E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: To provide the learner with an opportunity in the workplace to apply and develop the academic knowledge acquired during theoretical studies to relevant problem situations in industry and commerce and give exposure to typical organisation culture, human relations and working conditions.
Mechanics of Machines II (Theory) - MOM2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & MCA1PRA Co-requisite: MOMPRA2
Purpose: To understand and apply principles of mechanics as applied to moments of inertia; simple harmonic motion; hoists; rolling bodies, vehicle dynamics, clutches, belt drive systems and brakes. The students should also perform calculations to solve problems in the same areas.
Fluid Mechanics II (Practical) - FMCPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 & AMC1PRA Co-requisite: FMC2601 or FMC201U
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Fluid Mechanics II (FMC2601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Engineering Design Project IV - EDP401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 30
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Integrate the theoretical knowledge gained in the Diploma & B tech into the practical mechanical component design or service project encountered in the practical applications of engineering concepts.
Mechanics of Machines IV - MOM401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MOM3602 & MOMPRB3
Purpose: The student must understand principles of vibration, perform calculations to solve vibration problems and identify examples of applications. The focus of the module is on forced vibration, including damping, torsional vibration, whirling of shafts, transverse vibration, and two degrees-of-freedom vibration.
Industrial Engineering Practice I - IDP101E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 60
Module presented in English
Purpose: To provide the learner with an opportunity in the workplace to apply and develop the academic knowledge acquired during theoretical studies to relevant problem situations in industry and commerce and give exposure to typical organisation culture, human relations and working conditions.
Engineering Modelling (only available in the 2nd semester) - EMO1601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: EGP1501
Purpose: Skills in computer-aided drafting (CAD) are increasingly valuable and sought in the workplace. Qualifying students will be able to develop a concept from a simple 20 sketch into a 30 parametric part design, assembly design, and creating production-ready part and assembly drawings using Autodesk Inventor. The student will receive "hands-on" training and will develop the techniques that are essential in today's job market, incorporating the CAD Learningᆴ* E-learning software, this module will teach you how to leverage computer aided design software to perform 30 mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Autodesk Inventor provides a comprehensive set of 30 mechanical CAD tools for producing complete digital prototypes. The Inventor model allows the qualifying student to create production-ready part and assembly drawings and then visualize, simulate and analyze how a design will work under real-world conditions.
Industrial Engineering Statistics (Offered from 2021) - IES2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MAT1581
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with basic concepts and techniques of quality and process control, by use of statistics as a tool to manage conformance to specifications of operation processes products and processes. Students will learn how best to collect data, summarize or describe data, and draw formal inferences and practical conclusions on the basis of data (all the while recognizing the reality of variation). The module also provides a foundation in essential qualitative methods that will be required in others core module still to come, such as Quality Assurance 11, Operation Research Ill and Quality Assurance IV, and for several study research projects.
Mechanics of Machines III (Theory) - MOM3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MOM2601 & MOMPRA2 Co-requisite: MOMPRA3
Purpose: To understand and apply principles of mechanics as applied to velocity, acceleration and forces in mechanisms; spur gears and gear trains; and balancing of rotating masses and engines. The students should also perform calculations to solve problems in the same areas.
Applied Strength of Materials III (Theory) - SOM3602
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SOM3601 Co-requisite: SOMPRB3
Purpose: To develop students' analytical skills in dealing with design problems related to engineering materials. By the end of this module the student is expected to perform simplified beam analysis dealing with problems of shear and moment internal releases; analyze stresses in beams under pure and non-uniform bending; demonstrate transformation of stresses into different inclined planes; and extend analysis of beams in bending by solving the differential equations of deflection curve.
Environmental Engineering (only available in the 2nd semester) - EEN3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The qualifying students will able to apply the principles underlying the application of pollution management strategies. This module also enable students to develop skills in environmental management that can be applied in businesses, commerce, government, communities and other areas of life.
Project Engineering IV - PRE401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To equip the learner with a fundamental understanding of project management methodologies and the use of Microsoft project as a tool in structuring and controlling projects.
Mechanics I (Practical) - MCA1PRA
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: PHY1501
Purpose: The modules MCA1PRA and AMC1PRA are the same and deal with the Practical work part of Mechanics and Applied Mechanics. The primary goal of this module is helping students to develop experimental skills. The practical modules are year modules while the theory part is presented as a semester module. This is the practical work part of module PHY1501. It should be taken simultaneously with PHY1501 or after PHY1 501 has been passed. Students should attend a practical session of between 1-3 days at a selected University that will be made known to them in a tutorial letter. Experiments are selected from the following topics: Determination of components, resultants and reactions (parallelogram, triangle and polygon of forces), moments, centre of gravity, friction (static and kinetic friction), gear ratios and mechanical advantage and velocity ratio (wheel and axle, screw jack).
Strength of Materials III (Theory) - SOM3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: SOM2601 Co-requisite: SOMPRA2
Purpose: To consolidate and expand on the student's understanding of the behavior of engineering materials when subjected to the most common kinds of loading. After this module the student is expected to engage in rather more inclusive and yet general calculations of stresses under thermal loading; determine energy transfer under different load applications; calculate the magnitude of shear forces and bending moments; determine the second moment of areas for various cross sections; determine the bending stress under different boundary conditions and loadings; and calculate the magnitude of horizontal shear stresses in different sections.
Finite Element Analysis (only available in the 2nd semester) - FEA3701
Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students who complete this module can apply the numerical procedures involved in the use of the finite element method in the area of strengths of materials, with an emphasis on structural problems
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning IV - RAC401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: THD3602 & THDPRB3
Purpose: Thermal principles and applications of air-conditioning and refrigeration; psychrometry and wetted-surface heat transfer; heating and cooling load calculations; cooling and dehumidifying coils; vapour compression cycles and systems analysis; multipressure systems; absorption refrigeration; heat pumps; solar energy; cooling towers and evaporative condensers; acoustics and noise control.
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering I (Theory) - MME1501
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MMEPRA1
Purpose: Safety and safety legislation; identification and application of materials; elementary measuring equipment; elementary hand and machine tools.
Advanced Engineering Work Study (Offered from 2021) - FEW2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: FEW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with advanced technical knowledge for determining common engineering principles about work measurement, method study, ergonomics and workstation improvement principles and techniques. The students should be able to carry out a workplace improvement study and use the results in designing or redesigning a workstation, develop teams and incentive schemes to ensure synergy for productivity improvement.
Mechanical Engineering Design II (Offered from 2021) - MED2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MED2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable students to apply constructs, theories and models into practice. Students will also become aware of both the basis for decisions and the standards of mechanical engineering components. Furthermore, the students will apply engineering standards to understanding the failure of mechanical components under different loading settings. The students will be able to analyze failure and implement engineering tolerances in design. Finally students will have a design project to apply their understanding of design concepts up to now.
Manufacturing Technology II (Offered from 2021) - MTC2602
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MTC1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with the necessary fundamental knowledge and skills on engineering materials, atomic structure, metal processing and machines operations. Students should be able to identify different manufacturing processes (ceramics polymers, mechanical properties, metal forming) and machine operations such as milling machine and lathe machine and welding processes.
Thermodynamics III (Theory) - THD3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: THD2601 Co-requisite: THDPRA2
Purpose: To equip students with an extended knowledge, of thermodynamics related to common systems such as compressors, turbines, boilers, condensers, refrigerators. With this integrated knowledge the students should be able to identify, analyse, evaluate, reflect on and address common thermodynamics problems related to these systems. This is accomplished by applying evidence-based solutions and theory-driven arguments associated with compressor, turbine, boiler, condenser, refrigerator thermodynamic systems.
Fluid Mechanics IV - FMA401M
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: FMA3602 & FMAPRB3
Purpose: Pipe networks; dimensional analysis and dynamic similitude; boundary layer flow; flow over immersed bodies; compressible flow.
Systems Dynamics IV - SDY401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To introduce the concepts and methodology of simulation using Arena as a vehicle. After completion you will have the capability to built basic simulation models using the Arena software.
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering I (Practical) - MMEPRA1
Diploma Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: MME1501
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering I (MME1501) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Facility Layout and Materials Handling - FLM271S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To be able to plan, evaluate alternative designs and design in detail a warehousing or manufacturing facility by focussing on the basic factors, equipment, principles, techniques and procedures involved in layout and material handling design.
Mechanical Engineering Design II - MEE231V
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MED161Q
Purpose: Basic component design.
Operational Research III - OPR371S
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PEI281S & QUT151Z
Purpose: Operations research and industrial engineering; decision trees; linear programming; Markov analysis; Heuristic concepts; simulation; dynamic programming; game theory and applications; use of software packages.
Steam Plant III (Theory) - THD3602
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: THD3601 Co-requisite: THDPRB3
Purpose: To understand Economics of Power Generation; Steam Plant; Nozzles; Gas Turbine Power Plants; Diesel Engine Power Plants; Psychrometry and Cooling towers; Heat transfer
Fluid Mechanics and Turbo-Machinery (only available in the 2nd semester) - FMM3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to enable the graduating student to estimate and perform calculations related to pipe flows and discharge calculations. The student will also be able to estimate and perform the efficiency calculations of thermal turbo-machines that have been subjected to a variety of operating conditions. Furthermore, the qualifying student will be able to perform thermal design calculations using design data books and materials data books wisely. The student acquires specific knowledge and understanding of Compressible flows in turbomachines.
Industrial Engineering Simulation II (only available in the 2nd semester) - SIE3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to develop the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills required for learners to become competent practicing engineering technologists. It is designed also to add value to the qualifying learner in terms of enrichment of the person, status and recognition. Provides advanced knowledge to analyse and solve broadly defined engineering problems in the industrial and technology fields. At the completion of the module the student will be able to understand and practically apply quality assurance related to industrial engineering and technology principles to broadly defined engineering problems in all industrial, manufacturing and service fields. Also the student will be able to design broadly defined industrial engineering processes and understand the functioning of industrial engineering principles in a manufacturing field. (The legal base for developing this module as an integrated part of the qualification is E-05-PT, 1O May 2012, pp. 3 - Qualification standard for Advanced Diploma in Engineering: NQF Level 7;)
Manufacturing Technology I - MTC1501
Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students with the necessary fundamental knowledge and skills on safety measures on machineries, hand tools and measuring instruments in the engineering manufacturing workshop. Qualifying students will be able to solve practical problems related to Mechanical Engineering by operating machines such lathe machine, drilling machine, grinding machine and milling machine. These students should be able to take measurements using measuring instruments such as Vernier caliper, micrometer, measuring tape and etc
Fluid Mechanics III (Theory) - FMA3601
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 9
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: FMC2601 Co-requisite: FMCPRA2
Purpose: Pipe friction; introduction to pumps; piping systems; canal flow; viscous flow; vortices; force exerted by a moving fluid.
Operations Research (Offered from 2021) - ORE2601
Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MAT1581, IES2601
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to empower students with mathematical approaches to solve quantitative problems in the work place and real life. Operation Research solves diverse problems that are multi-disciplinary, challenging and dynamic. Students who complete this module will achieve solutions based on facts, relying to a large extent on tools from basic disciplines of mathematics, statistics and computer science.
Thermodynamics II (Practical) - THDPRA2
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 3
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: PHY1501 Co-requisite: MCA1PRA
Purpose: This module is meant to complement Thermodynamics II (THD2601) and serves as the practical aspect to the theory covered in that module.
Information Systems for Engineers - ISE3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module is primarily industry oriented and provides students with a sound knowledge base in the information systems. Also enables the learners to apply their knowledge and skills to particular career or professional contexts, while equipping them to undertake more specialised and intensive learning. The module builds the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing engineering technologist.
Solid Mechanics IV - SME3701
Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of the module is to enable the qualifying student to analyze and apply mechanics and technology principles to analyze and solve engineering problems in all mechanisms, machine parts within the mechanical and mechatronic engineering fields.
Maintenance Engineering II - MEG291X
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MEG101T
Purpose: To support the production process with adequate levels of equipment availability, reliability, operability, and quality at accepted levels of safety and cost.