Course NumberCourse NameCredit HourPre-requisite Course(s)Course OutlineCourse Teacher(s)
MME131Introduction to Metallurgy and Materials3Geological and archeometallurgical understanding of the development and uses of materials. Classification of materials and their characteristics. Selection of materials in view of service and fabrication requirements, and economics. Physical, mechanical and chemical properties of materials. Factors influencing properties. Materials processing and inspection.
MME138Introduction to Computing1.5Introduction to digital computers. Basic components of computers. Fundamentals of computer architecture. Number representation in binary, octal and hexadecimal systems. Character codes. Use of microcomputers. Introduction to DOS, common software packages and computer graphics. Introduction to high level programming languages. Algorithm development.
MME211Crystallography and Structure of Materials2Classification of crystals by symmetry. Crystal structure of elements and alloys. Ordered and disordered solid solutions. Simple oxide, ionic and covalent crystal structures. Structure of polymers and amorphic materials. Stereographic projection, representation of the 32 point groups on a stereographic projection.
MME212Crystallography and Structure Sessional0.75Analysis of natural crystals and models. Identification of coordinate axes and description of atomic planes of crystals. Analysis of symmetry of planar patterns and identification of unit cell and coordinate axes. Stereographic projection: graphical representation of 3-D crystal data in two dimensions. Qualitative analysis by X-ray diffraction. Identification of common industrially important polymer, metal and ceramic structures.
MME213Phase Diagrams and Transformation4Factors affecting the formation of alloys. Types of binary phase diagrams. The phase rule. Industrially important binary diagrams of metallic and ceramic systems including details of iron - iron carbide diagram. Diffusional, martensitic and mixed transformations. Nucleation and growth theory. Precipitation hardening. Types, mechanism and factors influencing diffusion, measurement of diffusion coefficients. Ternary phase diagrams: Composition triangles and space models, isothermal and vertical sections of isomorphus and other systems. Equilibrium and nonequilibrium freezing of typical ternary alloys.
MME214Metallography1.5Construction of binary phase diagram from cooling curves. Selection and preparation of micro, and macro-specimens. Microstudy of common non-ferrous metals and alloys. Microstudy of plain carbon steels and cast irons. Quantitative metallography: grain size, volume fraction, aspect ratio, particle size distribution, etc.
MME222Materials Testing Sessional1.5Statistical analysis of data. Tensile, static bending and impact tests on metallic and nonmetallic materials. Determination of hardness by Rockwell, Brinell and microhardness testing machines. Determination of wear and creep damage on common metals and alloys. Fatigue testing of metals. Non-destructive testing.
MME230Materials and Metallurgical Analysis1.5Principles of volumetric and gravimetric analysis. Analysis of various non-ferrous and ferrous alloys. Analysis of refractories and ceramic materials. Analysis of glass, composites and polymers. Instrumental methods of analysis.
MME231Materials Thermodynamics3Reviews of the laws of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic variables and relations. Equilibrium in thermodynamic systems. Statistical thermodynamics. Unary heterogeneous systems. Multicomponent, homogeneous nonreacting systems -solutions. Multicomponent heterogeneous systems. Thermodynamics of phase diagrams. Multicomponent, multiphase reacting systems. Thermodynamics of interfaces. Equilibrium in continuous systems. The thermodynamics of electrolysis. Application of thermodynamic principles to materials processing.
MME233Mechanical Behaviour of Materials3Math171Mechanical properties of metallic alloys. Fundamental concepts of stress and strain. Stresses on planes of axially loaded members. Stresses in thin-walled cylinders, spheres, fabricated joints etc. Design of beams: shearing force, bending moment, slope and deflection of beams. Torsion of shafts and springs. Columns: Eulers formula and formulae for intermediate column. Curved beam, pressure column etc.
MME235Heat and Mass Transfer3Math271Thermal properties of materials. Basic modes of heat transfer. Steady and unsteady state conduction. Numerical solutions of conduction equations. Blackbody radiation. Radiation from real surfaces, view factors. Radiation exchange. Mechanism of convective heat transfer, estimation of convective heat transfer coefficient, heat transfer from liquid metals. Heat transfer with phase change. Mechanism of mass transfer. Application of heat transfer in materials and metallurgical processes.
MME238Computer Application to Metallurgy and Materials1.5MME138FORTRAN language. File processing. Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations. Matrices. Solution of systems of linear equations. Finite difference method. Numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Solution of materials and metallurgy related problems.
MME241Fuels and Combustion3Classification of fuels. Properties and characteristics of fuels. Origin, types and petrographic constituents of coal. Origin of liquid fuels and natural gases. Distillation of crude oil and reforming of petroleum products. Carbonization of coal. Fundamental physico-chemical laws of combustion processes. Design of combustion devices. Submerged and diffusional combustions.
MME242Fuels and Combustion Sessional1.5Physical properties of fuels. Proximate analysis of coal/coke. Determination of calorific values of coal/coke. Heat balance and combustion problems relating to various iron and steel-making, glass melting and ceramics firing processes.
MME321Crystal defects, deformation and fracture3Defects in crystals. Types, movement and properties of dislocation; dislocation multiplication. Strengthening mechanisms. Basic features of catastrophic fracture. Fracture criterion. Modes of fracture and ductile to brittle transition. The influence of microstructure on fracture. Application of fracture mechanics to practical problems. Environmental effects on fracture. Mechanisms of crack initiation and propagation. Quantitative analysis of fatigue fracture. Fatigue resistant materials. Creep deformation, grain boundary rotation and sliding, void formation and rupture mechanisms. Creep resistant materials.
MME323Physical Properties of Materials3Electron theory: free electron theory and band theory. Metals, semiconductors and insulators. Properties of metals: electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, specific heat etc. Properties of semiconductors: conductivity, optical properties etc. Properties of insulators: dielectric properties, ionic conductivity etc. Magnetic Properties: dia-, para- and ferromagnetism etc.; magnetic domains; magnetostriction and magnetostatic energy; soft and hard magnetic materials. Superconductivity and superconducting materials.
MME325Corrosion and Degradation of Materials3Economic aspects of corrosion. Electrochemical principles of corrosion: Thermodynamics of electrochemical cells, electrode kinetics, Butler-Volmer kinetics, anodic polarization behaviour, mixed potential theory and Pourbaix diagrams. Metallurgical factors in corrosion. Forms of corrosion. Corrosion tests. High temperature oxidation: oxide defect structure, kinetics, effect of alloying etc. Corrosion control and corrosion resistant materials. Degradation of polymeric materials and paints.
MME338Application of CAD to Materials Processing0.75MME138Introduction to computer aided design (CAD). Common CAD software: AutoCAD. Drawing of engineering components using AutoCAD. Application of CAD in casting: calculation of section modulus, design for directional solidification etc.Dr. Mamun Al Rashed
MME340Communication Techniques0.75Mode of communication: Verbal and written communication, business communication. Development of communication skills through presentation and discussion of selected topics. Essential features of thesis and report writing. Case studies.
MME341Refractories and Furnaces3Classification and application of refractory materials. Raw materials, preliminary treatments, and manufacturing processes of various types of refractories. Properties of refractories, their tests and uses. Heat transfer in industrial furnaces. Classification of furnaces and theories of furnaces design. Control of furnace atmosphere and pyrometry.
MME342Refractories and Furnaces Sessional1.5Measurement of true and apparent density and percentage porosity of refractory bricks. Estimation of cold crushing strength, thermal conductivity, spalling and slagging resistance of some common refractories. Design of recuperators and regenerators. Design of iron and steel making furnaces, heat treating furnaces, ceramic kiln and glass melting furnaces.
MME343Surface Engineering of Materials3Scope of surface engineering. Surface characteristics, texture and preparation methods. Classification of surface coatings/modification techniques. Electro- and electroless- plating: mechanisms, bath characteristics and electrochemical parameters. Conversion coatings: Anodizing, chromating, phosphating etc. Spray coating processes, hot dipping and weld coating methods. Vapour deposition and other advanced methods including PVD, CVD, laser surface modification. Testing and quality control of coatings. Selection of coating materials and methods. Basic types of wear: Abrasive, adhesive and delamination wear. Frictional processes and friction coefficient. Influence of materials properties on wear resistance. Wear tests. Wear resistant materials and coatings.
MME344Surface Engineering of Materials Sessional0.75Electrodeposition processes: copper, nickel and chromium plating, effect of deposition parameters on coating properties, effect of additives. Conversion coating processes including anodizing. Hot dip galvanising. Diffusion coating processes: chromising, aluminising etc. Wear and frictional behaviour of materials.
MME345Foundry Engineering4Foundry establishment. General methods of moulding and casting. Pattern and pattern allowances, core boxes. Principles of gating design. Melting furnaces and practice. Melt reaction and fluid dynamics. Solidification of pure metals and alloys, control of solidified structure. Segregation and gas porosity. Principles of feeding and solidification shrinkage. Purpose and types of special casting processes. Metals cast in foundry. Families of cast irons. Ferrous and non-ferrous foundry practices. Fettling and finishing operations. Casting defects. Inspection and quality control. Salvage of casting. Casting design.
MME346Foundry Engineering Sessional1.5Routine testing on foundry sand. Preparation of moulding sand mixtures. Melting and casting of ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Properties of cast metals. Effect of foundry variables on structure and properties of castings obtained by different casting processes. Study of casting defects.
MME347Metal Joining Technology3Types and metallurgy of metal joining: fusion and solid state welding, adhesive bonding. Various welding processes and equipments. Metallurgical aspects of welding for different ferrous and non ferrous metals and alloys. Welding defects, design and symbols. Inspection and quality control. Weld failure analysis. Thermal cutting of metals.Dr. Mamun Al Rashed
MME348Metal Joining Technology Sessional1.5Various types of welding of ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys. Testing of welds. Study of structure, properties and defects of weld joints.Dr. Mamun Al Rashed
MME351Principles of Ore Dressing and Extractive Metallurgy3Purposes of ore dressing. Comminution, screening, classification, concentration and dewatering. General principles of extraction of metals. Pyrometallurgy: drying, calcining, roasting, sintering and smelting. Hydrometallurgy: leaching and separation techniques. Electrometallurgy: voltage of electrolytic cell, aqueous and fused salt bath electrolytic extraction. Principles of refining of non-ferrous metals. Secondary metal production.
MME354Chemical Metallurgy Sessional1.5Pyrometallurgy: reduction of ores. Hydrometallury: leaching of metallic ores, concentrates and mattes; effect of variables on dissolution kinetics. Corrosion tests: anodic polarization measurements, exposure to different environments, effects of aeration, stress corrosion tests etc. Electro-metallurgy: electro-winning, electro-forming and electroplating.
MME361Ceramics Raw Materials and Processing3Nature of clays and other ceramic raw materials. Crystal structure of silicates. Non-silicate ceramic materials. Properties of clays. Physical and chemical changes in clay materials. Powder characteristics and production. Raw material sources. Flocculants, binders, deflocculants and coagulants. Plasticizers and lubricants. Pressing, extrusion and injection moulding. Slip and tape casting. Thermodynamics and kinetics of drying. Firing of white wares, biscuit firing. Solid state and liquid phase sintering. Glazing and decoration. Raw materials and manufacture of cements including high-alumina, magnesia-phosphate and polymer modified cements.
MME362Ceramics Processing Sessional1.5Preparation of ceramic powders. Powder characterisation. Ceramic production processes: dry pressing, slip casting, extrusion. Evaluation of drying, firing, and cooling schedules for product performance. Finishing processes. Microstructure, defects and their effect on properties.
MME363Glass Science and Engineering3Definition and types of glass. Structure of glass and its effect on properties. Energy requirements for melting and kinetics of glass melting reactions. The effect of glass composition, temperature and oxygen partial pressure on glass melt. Physical and chemical processes affecting elimination of bubbles. Importance of conditions in the atmosphere above the melt. Oxidation-reduction processes in oxide glass melts. The homogenizing of glass melts. Manufacture of sheet glass, containers, rods, tubes and fibers, optical glass. Crystallisation, glass ceramics and special glasses. Annealing and toughening of glass. Surface treatment and modification.
MME364Glass Science and Engineering Sessional0.75Melting of glass: effect of composition, temperature, viscosity. Annealing of glass: effect of thermal stress and its removal by annealing. Properties of glass: effect of composition, thermal stress, environment. Colour glass: removal of common colour bearing materials to produce colourless glass.
MME365Ceramics and Glass Engineering3Introduction to ceramic materials, their classification and uses. Forming by casting, powder pressing and plastic techniques. Drying and firing processes. Vitrification. Glazing and decoarting. Raw materials and manufacture of cements. Scope, processing, and properties of high performance ceramics. Type, structure and properties of glass. Glass fabrication. Crystallisation and glass ceramics. Annealing and toughening of glass. Surface treatment and modification.
MME366Ceramics and Glass Engineering Sessional0.75Preparation of ceramic powders. Powder characterisation. Ceramic production processes. Melting, annealing and properties of various glasses.
MME400Project and Thesis4.5Design and construction of equipments and devices of materials and metallurgical interests. Studies on mode of manufacture of items comprising of several parts and investigation on possible lines of their improvement. Studies on processes of materials and metallurgical interest including steel making, casting and fabrication, heat treatment, corrosion, industrial metal finishing, ceramics, polymers and composites processing, etc. Studies on structure and properties of metals and materials
MME411Principles of Materials Characterization3MME211 and MME323Principles of spectroscopy: UV-visible, infra-red, atomic emmission spectroscopy etc. Beam-solid interaction: elastic and inelastic interactions. Theories of diffraction: Bragg's law, reciprocal space and Ewald sphere representation. X-ray techniques. Electron analytical techniques: SEM, TEM and other related techniques. Non-destructive testing: radiography, ultrasonics, eddy current, magnetic particles and dye penetration. Thermal analysis: DTA, DSC, TGA etc.
MME440Materials Processing Plant Design0.75Problems relating to design, erection, operation and maintenance of materials processing plants and equipment from engineering, economics, environment and safety considerations.
MME442Failure Analysis and Artefact Study1.5Different mechanisms by which materials fail in service will be reviewed with special industrial reference. A number of case studies will be introduced and practical sessions will involve the examination of failures and the preparation of the failure examination reports. Artifact study: Dismantling and identification of materials of engineering components.
MME443Physical Metallurgy of Steels and Heat Treatment3MME213Structural constituents of steel. Structure-property relationship in plain carbon, austenitic, martensitic, duplex and ferritic stainless steels. Influence of alloying elements on the iron-iron carbide diagram. Strengthening mechanisms in steels. Heat treatment of steels: annealing, normalising, hardening and tempering; TTT and CCT diagrams; austempering and martempering; hardenability and rulling sections; secondary hardening. Case hardening and surface hardening procedures. Special techniques in heat treatment. Defects in heat treatment. Thermo-mechanical treatment of steels. Heat treatment of complex-shaped components. Heat treatment of cast irons.
MME444Heat Treatment and Microstructure Sessional1.5MME214Microstudy of heat-treated carbon and alloy steels, special cast irons and tool steels. Microstudy of heat-treated nonferrous metals and alloys. Case hardened steels. Defects in heat treatment and remedies. Welded and bonded microstructure. Macro and micro-photographic studies of materials.
MME445Metallic Alloys and Materials Selection3MME443The copper, aluminium, nickel, magnesium, titanium base alloys. Bearing metals and joining alloys. Thermocouple alloys. High temperature alloys. Oxidation and heat resistant alloys. Magnetic alloys, high and low expansion alloys. Super alloys. Low alloy steels. High strength low alloy steels. High alloy steels. Stainless steels and maraging steels. Tool steels, Die steels and related materials. Principles of selection: material, processing route, interrelationship between material factors and mechanical design. Sources of information. Specifications. Practical materials selection for components used in machinaries in different industries including ship building, automotive, chemical industries, cement factories, power plants etc.
MME447Industrial Metal Working Processes3Concepts of theory of elasticity and plasticity. Forming Processes: Classification of forming processes, hot working and cold working. Mechanics of metal working. Details of industrial metal working processes like rolling, forging, extrusion, wire, rod and tube drawing, sheet metal forming, etc. Deformation mechanisms at elevated temperatures, dynamic recovery and recrystallization. Superplastic forming and diffusion bonding.
MME449Ferrous Production Metallurgy4Production of pig iron. Modern trends in blast furnace practice. Alternative routes of iron production. Kinetics of iron oxide reduction. Evaluation of activation energy for various reaction mechanisms. Production of plain carbon and alloy steels by various steel making processes. Physical chemistry of steel making. Degassing and secondary steel making. Solidification of steel ingots and continuous casting of steel products. Production of ferroalloys.
MME453Special Casting Processes3MME345Purpose and classification of special casting processes. Die casting: Gravity die and pressure die casting processes; theories of die casting; die design, metal-mould reaction and die lubrication, modes of die failure; die casting machines; requirements and types of die casting alloys; design of die cast products; defects and remedies. Precision casting: Lost wax process, moulding materials and preparation of moulds, precision cast alloys. Centrifugal casting: Types of centrifugal casting processes, forces involved in centrifugal casting, flow of metals, processes variables and casting quality, centrifugally cast products.
MME455Mineralogy and Economic Minerals of Bangladesh3Introduction. Earth’s crust and genesis of minerals. Mineral forming environment. Occurrence, texture, structure, composition and classification of rocks. Optical mineralogy: polarizing microscopy, optical properties of common minerals and their identification. Economic minerals of Bangladesh: occurrence, distribution and reserve of glass sand, white clay, placer deposits, building materials, coal and hydrocarbon. National mineral policy of Bangladesh. Sampling, assaying and evaluation of ore deposits.
MME457Powder Metallurgy2Significance and importance. Production, characterisation and testing of metal powders. Binders. Conditioning, compaction, pre-sintering , and sintering of metal powders. Mechanism of sintering , sintering practice. Effects of variables on sintering . Furnaces and atmospheres. Production of porous bearings, cemented carbides, ferrites, cermets etc. Mechanical alloying. Finishing operations and heat treatment prospects for future development.
MME458Metal Forming Sessional0.75Application rolling theory to calculate rolling schedules. Work hardening of plain carbon steels, aluminium, etc. Recovery and recrystallisation of work hardened materials. Mechanical properties of cast and wrought products.
MME467Ceramics for Advanced Applications3Engineering Ceramics: Definition and scope of engineering ceramics. Structure and bonding, phase diagrams. Processing of high performance ceramics. Mechanical and thermal properties of engineering ceramics. Toughening mechanisms. Industrial applications of engineering ceramics as tool materials, surface barrier coatings, bio-ceramics, dental ceramics, etc. Electronic ceramics: Crystal chemistry of ceramics. Effects of crystal defects and impurities on electronic properties of ceramics. Processing, structure and properties of ceramic insulators. Ceramic materials for piezoelectric, ferroelectric and magnetic applications. Ceramic sensors.
MME471Polymer Science and Engineering3Classification. Polymerization reactions. Molecular weight and its distribution. Characterization of polymers in solution and in solid state. Glassy and crystalline polymers. Mechanical properties. Concepts in polymer viscoelasticity. Creep, stress relaxation and dynamic behaviour. Rubber elasticity. Structure-property relationship: effect of degree of cross linking and temperature. Polymer processing: Formulation and compounding, melting and softening, rheology, Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow. Aspects of shaping of polymers. Considerations of die design for polymers.
MME472Polymer Science and Engineering Sessional0.75Microstructure and mechanical properties of polymers. XRD investigation of polyethylene. Environmental stress cracking in strained thermoplastics. Determination of degree of cross-linking in cross-linked ethylene plastics. Properties of polymeric melts. Selection of polymeric materials in practical applications.
MME473Composite Materials2Classification of composites. Types of fibres and matrices, fibre-matrix interface, theories of adhesion and measurement of bond strength. Elastic properties of unidirectional and random fibre composites, stress and strain distribution at fibres ends. Strength and toughness of composite. Production technology for reinforcements; whiskers, fibres and particulates. Production metal, ceramic and polymer matrix composites. Relationship between structure and properties.
MME474Composite Materials Sessional0.75Microstudy of different types of composite materials. Study of geometrical characteristics of composite materials. Anisotropic properties of composite materials. Thermal conductivity and thermal expansion of composite materials.
MME475Polymers and Composites3Classification of polymeric materials. Polymerisation reactions. Structure and properties of polymers. Processing and applications of polymers. Classification of composites. Types of fibres and matrices. Elastic properties of unidirectional and random fibre composites, stress and strain distribution at fibres ends. Production metal, ceramic and polymer matrix composites.
MME476Polymers and Composites Laboratory0.75Microstructure and mechanical properties of polymeric and composite materials. XRD investigations on polymers. Geometrical characteristics and anisotropic properties of composite materials. Selection of polymeric and composite materials in practical applications.
MME481Industrial Metallurgy3Role of production technology and its influence. Material selection, Domino effect, absolutes etc. Product liability. Materials Handling. Activities, functions, merits and demerits. Product development and methods. Designing for durability and economy. Optimum production with available facilities. Application of ergonomics and human resources for achieving productivity.
MME483Industrial Pollution, Control and Safety3Status of environmental quality in industries. Causes of industrial pollution. Sources and characteristics of industrial wastes. Solid wastes, raw-waste constituents, air pollutants etc. Pollution control in various industries. Industrial waste management. Scope of industrial safety, safety in operating systems, personal safety and equipment, setting standard for safety. The role of government in industrial safety. Management responsibilities for safety and health. Legal aspects of safety.
Course NumberCourse NameCredit HourPre-requisite Course(s)Course OutlineCourse Teacher(s)
Chem107Inorganic and Physical Chemistry3Atomic structure, periodic table. Properties and uses of noble gases. Different types of chemical bonds and their properties. Different types of solutions and their compositions. Properties of dilute solutions. Thermochemistry, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria. Electrolytic conductance, emf. Electrochemical cells. Corrosion reactions.
Chem114Inorganic Quantitative Analysis1.5Volumetric analysis: acid-base titration, oxidation-reduction titrations, determination of Fe, Cu, and Ca volumetrically.
Chem121Organic Chemistry3The hybridisation of carbon atom and covalent bonding. A comprehensive study of aliphatic hydrocarbons with special reference to nomenclatures, method of preparation, properties and important uses. Types of reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and their industrial applications. Structure, nomenclature, preparation, properties, reactions and industrial applications of aliphatic hydrocarbon homologues. Aromatic compounds and aromaticity; preparation, properties, reactions and industrial applications of benzene and its derivatives. Heterocyclic compounds and their applications.
Chem122Organic Chemistry Sessional1.5Detection of elements in organic compounds. Identification of functional groups. Preparation of different organic compounds. Separation, purification and characterisation of organic compounds.
EEE155Electrical Engineering Fundamentals3Electrical units and standards. Electrical networks and circuits theorems, introduction to measuring instruments. Alternating current, RLC series, parallel circuits, magnetic concepts and magnetic circuits.
EEE156Electrical Engineering Fundamentals Sessional1.5Laboratory experiments based on EEE155
EEE267Electrical and Electronic Technology3Balanced three-phase circuits. Introduction to single-phase and three-phase transformers. Principles of construction, operation and applications of DC generator, DC motor, synchronous generator, synchronous motor and induction motors. Semiconductor diode, transistors, operational amplifiers (OPAMs), silicon controlled rectifiers (SOR's): principles of operation and applications. Oscilloscope. Transducers: temperature, pressure, flow-rate, speed and torque measurements.
Hum101English3English phonetics: the places and manners of articulation of the English sounds. Vocabulary. English grammar: construction of sentences; some grammatical problems. Comprehension. Paragraph writing. Precis writing. Amplification. Report writing. Commercial correspondence and tenders. Short stories written by some well-known classic writers.
HUM103Economics3Definition of Economics. Economics and Engineering Principles of Economics. Micro-economics: The theory of demand and supply and their elasticities. Price determination. Nature of an economic theory, applicability of economic theories to the problems of developing countries. Indifference curve technique. Marginal analysis. Production, production function, types of productivity. Rational region of production of an engineering firm. Concepts of market and market structure. Cost analysis and cost function. Small scale production and large scale production. Optimization. Theory of distribution. Macro-economics: savings, investment, employment. National income analysis. Inflation. Monetary policy, Fiscal policy and trade policy with reference to Bangladesh. Economics of development and planning.
Hum211Sociology2Scope of sociology: Micro and Macro Sociology. Some fundamental concepts. Society: From savagery to civilization (Table). Social evolution and techniques of production: Social structure of Bangladesh. Oriental and occidental societies: Feudalism. Industrial revolution: The growth of capitalism, features, social consequences. Socialism. Fascism. Social control: need, means, future of social control. Leadership: types, functions, techniques, social power. Society and population: social determinants of fertility and mortality, human migration, demographic transition, density, the standard of living, population pyramid,population and world resources; Malthusian, optimum and socialistic population theory. Population Problem of Bangladesh. Social pathology: crime, juvenile delinquency, slum. Nature of social change: factors of social change-biological, physical, economic, cultural, technological factor: change in production technology, means of communication, transportation. Derivative social effects of converging material inventions. Effects of technology on major social institutions. Social inventions. Urbanization and industrialisation in Bangladesh. Sociology of development: process of development, social planning. Planing as a factor of social change, social change in Bangladesh-nature and trend. Urban Ecology: city, pre-industrial and industrial: growth and nature of cities in Bangladesh. Rural sociology: features of village community in Bangladesh, social mobility, urban rural contrast. Social structure of the tribal people of Bangladesh.
Hum207Advanced English2Hum 101 or Hum 111Antonyms and synonyms. Words which often confuse us. Advanced grammar. Comprehension. Composition. Dialogue writing. Selected short stories or novels written by some well-known classic writers. Selected poems written by the romantic poets: Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats and Byron. Writing research paper.
Hum 302Principles of Accounting3Accounting elements: the accounting equation, accounts, transactions, the double entry mechanism. Accounting procedure: the financial statements. Cost in general: objectives and classifications. Overhead costs: allocation and apportionment product costing: cost sheet under job costing, operating costing and process costing. Costing of by-products and joint products. Marginal costing: tools and techniques, cost-volume-profit analysis. Designing the optimal product-mix. Relevant costing: analysis profitability within the firm. Guidelines for decision making: short run decisions. Long-run planning and control: capital budgeting. The master budget, flexible budget and standard cost. Variance analysis.
Hum305Economics of Development and Planning2Hum 103 or Hum 113Concept of development and underdevelopment, causes of underdevelopment. Characteristics of less developed countries. Theories of development: Lewis 2- Sectoral growth model. Hirshman's unbalanced growth and Rostow's stages of growth theory. Alternative strategies for development: balanced versus unbalanced growth. Investment criteria. Issues of economic development: poverty, inequality and unemployment in relation to development. Development problems related to agriculture, industry and population of Bangladesh. Industrialisation, trade, foreign aid and foreign private investment. Planning and its types: physical, financial project, sectoral and national planning. Stages of planning. Financing economic development: domestic resources for investment: savings, taxation. borrowing: internal and external. Role of taxation and borrowing in financing of economic plan. Deficit financing. Role of government in economic development. Project preparation, project appraisal and project evaluation. Cost-benefit analysis.
HUM401Business Law3Principles of law of contract, agency, partnership, sale of goods, negotiable instruments, insurance-insolvency. Company law: the companies act with special reference to the amendments and ordinances applicable to Bangladesh. Law regarding formation. Incorporation. Management and winding up of companies. Labour Law: the scope and sources of labour law. Law in relation to wages hours, health. Safety and other condition to work. The legislation effecting employment in factories. The trade union legislation arbitration, the policy of the state in relation to labour. Elementary principles of labour law-Factory Act (1965). Law of compensation (1965).
IPE483Production Planning and Control3Element of production planning and control, Types of production systems. Forecasting; methods and their application; aggregation planning; master production scheduling, MRP, coding and standardisation; capacity planning, inventory management. ABC analysis. Production scheduling techniques, CPM and PERT, line balancing, capacity planning. Plant location and layout, work study and method study, plant performance measurement. Introduction to product development and design. Computers in production planning and control and MRPII, JIT.
IPE491Engineering Management3Introduction: evolution and various thoughts of management, management principles and functions, organisation and environment. Organisation, theory and structure, co-ordination, span of control, authority delegation, groups, committee and task force, manpower planning. Personnel management: need, hierarchy, motivation, leadership, performance appraisal, wages and incentives, informal groups, organisation change and conflict. Operational management: types of production, forecasting, inventory control, scheduling, maintenance management using conventional and analytical techniques. Safety management, quality management. Measures of perfor-mance, work measurement. Management information system. Location and layout of plant and facilities. Cost and financial management: elements of costs of products, depreciation, break-even analysis, investment analysis, budgetary control, benefit-cost ratio. Marketing management: concepts, sales and marketing strategies, patents laws. Technology management: management of innovation and changes, technology life cycle, Hi-tech management. Case studies.
Math171Calculus and Differential Equation3Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability of a function, differentiation. Leibnitz theorem. Partial differentiation. Euler's theorem. Tangent and normal. Maxima and minima. Integration by the method of substitutions. Standard integrals. Integration by parts. Definite integral and its properties. Area under plane curves in cartesian and polar co-ordinates. Surface, area and volume of revolution. Differential Equations: Definition. Formation of differential equations. Solution of first order differential equations by various methods. Solution of differential equation of first order and higher degrees. Solution of general linear equations of second and higher orders with constant coefficient. Solution of Euler's homogeneous linear equations.
Math173Vector Analysis and Matrices3Vector Analysis: Scalars and vectors, equality of vectors. Addition and subtraction of vectors. Multiplication of vectors by Scalars. Position vector of a point. Resolution of vectors. Scalar and vector product of two vectors and their geometrical interpretation. Triple products and multiple products. Application to geometry and mechanics. Linear dependence and independence of vectors. Differentiation and integration of vectors together with elementary applications. Definition of line, surface and volume integrals. Gradient, divergence and curl of point functions. Various formulae. Gauss's theorem, Stoke's theorem, Green's theorem and their applications. Matrices: Definition of matrix. Different types of Matrices. Algebra of matrices. Adjoining and inverse of a matrix. Rank and elementary transformations of matrices. Normal and canonical forms, Solution of linear equations. Quadratic forms. Matrix polynomials. Caley-Hamilton theorem. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
Math271Numerical Analysis, Statistics and Partial Diff. Equations4Numerical Analysis: Interpolation: Simple difference, Newton's formulae for forward and backward interpolation. Divided differences. Tables of divided differences. Relation between divided differences and simple differences. Newton's general interpolation formula. Lagrange's interpolation formula. Inverse interpolation by Largange's formula and by successive approximations. Numerical differentiation of Newton's forward and backward formulae. Numerical integration. General quadrature formula for equidistant ordinates. Trapezoidal rule, Simpson's rule, Waddle rule. Calculation of errors. Relative study of three rules. Gauss's quadrature formula. Legendre polynomials. Newton's- cotes formula. Principle of least squares. Curve fitting. Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations by graphical method. Regula-Falsi method. Newton-Raphson method, geometrical significance. Convergence of iteration and Newton-Raphson methods. Newton-Raphson method and iteration method for the solution of simultaneous equations. Solution of ordinary first order differential equations by Picard's and Euler's method. Range-Kutta's methods for solving differential equations. Statistics: Frequency distribution. Mean, median, mode and other measures of central tendency. Standard deviation and other measures of dispersion, Moments, skewness and kurtosis. Elementary probability theory and discontinuous probability distributions, e.g. binomial, Poison and negative binomial. Continuous probability distributions, e.g. normal and exponential. Characteristics of distributions. Elementary sampling theory. Estimation. Hypothesis testing and regression analysis. Partial differential equation: Introduction. Equations of the linear and non-linear first order. Standard forms. Linear equations of higher order. Equations of the second order with variable co-efficient.
ME141Engineering Mechanics3Math 161 or eqvBasic concepts of mechanics, statics of particles and rigid bodies, centroids of lines, areas and volumes. Forces in trusses and frames. Friction. Moments of inertia of areas and masses. Relative motion. Kinematics of particles- Newton's Second law of motion. Principles of work and energy. System of particles. Kinematics of rigid bodies, kinematics of plane motion of rigid bodies-forces and acceleration.
ME160Mechanical Engineering Drawing-I1.5Introduction, instruments and their uses, first and third angle projections, orthographic drawing, isometric views. missing lines and views, sectional views and conventional practices, auxiliary views.
ME221Elements of Fluid Mechanics and Machinery3Math161, Math163, Math263 or eqvFluid properties. Fluid statics: manometry, forces on submerged planes and curved surfaces, buoyancy and floatation. One dimensional flow of fluid, equation of continuity. Euler's equation. Flow of fluid in pipes, Bernoulli's equation, flow through venturimete, head losses. Open channel flow: flow through weirs and notches. Impulse and momentum principles, fans and blowers. Study of centrifugal compressor and reciprocating pumps.
ME243Mechanics of Solids3Math161Stress analysis: statically indeterminate axially loaded member, thermal and centrifugal stresses. Stresses in thin and thick walled cylinders and spheres, Beams, shear forces and bending moment diagrams. Various types of stresses in beams. Flexure formula. Deflection of beams: integration and area moments methods. Introduction to reinforced concrete beams and slabs. Torsion formula, angle of twist, modulus of rupture, helical springs. Combined stresses: principal stress, Mohr's circle. Columns. Eulers formula, intermediate column formulas, the secants formula. Flexure formula of curved beams. Introduction to experimental stress analysis techniques. Strain energy, failure theories.
ME260Mechanical Engineering Drawing-II1.5ME 160Review of orthographic projections. Fasteners, gears, keys and springs. Sectional views and convectional practices, auxiliary views. Specifications for manufacture. Working drawings. Plans and elevation of buildings. Computer graphics.
Phy103Optics, Waves and Oscillation3Geometrical Optics. Combination ofastigmatism, coma, distortion, curvature, chromatic aberration. Optical instruments: compound microscope, polarising microscope, resolving power of a microscope, camera and photographic techniques. Physical Optics. Theories of light: Huygen's principle and construction. Interference of light: Young's double slit experiment, Fresnel bi-prism, Newton's rings, interferometers. Diffraction of light: Fresnel and Fraunhoffer diffraction, diffraction by single slit, diffraction by double slit, diffraction gratings. Polarisation, production and analysis of polarised light, optical activity, optics of crystals. Waves and Oscillations. Simple harmonic motion, damped simple harmonic oscillations, forced oscillations, resonance, vibrations of membranes and columns, combination and composition of simple harmonic motions, Lissajous' figures. Transverse and longitudinal nature of waves, travelling and standing waves, intensity of a wave, energy calculation of progressive and stationary waves, phase velocity, group velocity; velocity of longitudinal wave in a gaseous medium. Doppler effect. Architectural acoustics: Sabine's formula, requisites of a good auditorium.
Phy102Physics Sessional - I1.5Sessionals based on Phy103
Phy157Prop. of Matter, Electricity & Magnetism and Modern Physics3Properties of Matter. Surface tension, surface tension as a molecular phenomenon, surface tension and surface energy, capillarity and angle of contact, pressure on a curved membrane, surface tension and temperature. Hydrodynamics: streamline and turbulent motion, equation of continuity, Bernoulli's equation and its applications: venturimeter, pilot tube, Torricelli's theorem. Viscosity: coefficient of viscosity, Poisouilles equation and its limitations, Stoke's law. Electricity and Magnetism: electric charge, Coulomb's law. The electric field: calculation of the electric field strength, E; a dipole in an electric field. Electric flux and Gauss's law, some application of Gauss's law: electric potential V, relation between E and V, electric potential energy. Capacitors: capacitance, dielectrics: an atomic view, dielectrics and Gauss's law: current and resistance: current and current density, Ohm's law, resistivity: an atomic view, Ampere's law, Faraday's law, Lenz's law, self-Inductance and mutual Inductance. Magnetic properties of matter: magnetomotive force, magnetic field intensity; permeability, susceptibility, classifications of magnetic materials, magnetisation curves. Modern Physics: Michelson Morley's experiment, Galilean transformation, special theory of relativity, Lorentz transformation, relative velocity, length contraction, time dilation, mass-energy relation. Photo-electric effect, Compton effect, de-Broglie wave, Bohr's atom model. Radioactive decay, half-life, mean life, isotopes, nuclear binding energy, alpha, beta gamma decay.
Shop182Carpentry Sheet metal and Machine Shop1.5Carpentry: Wood working tools and machines. Types of sawing: common cuts in wood works; types of joint: defects of timber; seasoning; preservation; shop practice; practical job with particular emphasis on pattern making. Sheet metal: Sheet metal working tools, machinery and materials; patterns and uses. Punching, drilling and riveting; folding edges; soldering, types of solders, fluxes and practice. Machine shop: Kinds of tools - common bench and hand tools; marking and layout tools; measuring tools; cutting tools; machine tools; bench work with job. Types of drilling machine, shaper machine, lathe, milling machine and their practice.
Course NumberCourse NameCredit HourOffered toCourse OutlineCourse Teacher(s)
MME195Engineering Materials - I3IPEProperties of metals, ceramics and polymers; processing of materials from liquid, solid and paste; choosing materials for products. Atomic, molecular, crystalline and amorphous structures for metals, ceramics and polymers. Elastic and plastic behaviour of materials. Behaviour of ceramic materials, glasses and polymeric materials. The behaviour of materials in service: fracture, ductile-brittle transition, fatigue, creep, oxidation and degradation, corrosion and corrosion protection. Materials as mixtures of elements: mixtures near and far from equilibrium, phase diagrams, phase changes. Non-ferrous metals: production and uses. Iron and steel production: production and uses; types of cast iron, effects of impurities. Plain carbon steel: the iron-iron carbide phase diagram, constituents and structures of plain carbon steels; Heat treatment of steels. Alloy steels: principles and effects of alloying, different alloy steels and their uses.
MME291Metallic Materials3MEConcept of malleability, ductility, toughness, fatigue resistance and other properties. Mechanical and non-destructive tests of metals. Pig iron: production and uses. Cast iron: production, types, uses and effects of impurities. Steels: Bessemar and open-hearth steels, production and uses. Plain carbon and different types of alloy steels. Bearing metals, light alloys, common metals and their alloys. The Fe-Fe3C equilibrium diagram. Types of heat-treatment. Case carburizing and nitriding.
MME292Metallic Materials Sessional1.5MEExperiments based on MME291
MME293Shipbuilding Materials3NAMEMetals as materials of construction. Industrially significant properties of metallic materials. Production, properties and uses of pig iron, cast iron and carbon steels. Nonferrous alloys. Protective coatings. Ferrous alloys: plain carbon, alloy, tool, stainless, heat-resisting and creep-resisting steels etc. The Fe-Fe3C equilibrium, different types of heat-treatment operations. Case hardening of steels. Cement, ferro-cement, timber, rubber, glass and plastics.
MME294Shipbuilding Materials Sessional0.75NAMEExperiments based on MME293
MME295Engineering Materials - II2IPECeramics: Ceramic raw materials, preparation, characterisation and processing; principles and mechanisms of ceramic drying and firing processes; defects and properties of ceramics; glazing and decoration; conventional and engineering ceramics; newer industrial ceramics. Glasses: Kinetics of crystallisation and phase separation of glass, glass transition; viscosity, chemical durability and thermal, electrical, optical, and mechanical properties of commercial glasses; relation of physical properties to glass structure and composition; tests of glass. Polymers: Structure and properties of polymers and copolymers; thermoplastics and thermosets; product design; commercial processing of polymers; properties and testing of polymers; polymers and the environment. Composites: Theory of composites; fabrication, structure and uses of different types of composites; properties of composites.
MME296Engineering Materials Sessional1.5IPEMetallographic sample preparation. Microstudy of ferrous and nonferrous materials. Microstudy of clay-based ceramic materials and semicrystalline polymers. Study of the manufacturing processes of ceramics and glasses. Anisotropic properties of composite materials.
MME391Fundamentals of Metallurgy3ChEHistory of the development of metallurgy. Production of pig iron and steel. Extraction of copper and aluminium. Mechanical and physical properties of metals. Crystalline structure of metals. Metallography. Phase diagram of the Fe-C system. Heat treatment of steel. Metals and metallic alloys such as cast iron, plain carbon steels, low alloy steels, stainless steels, copper and copper alloys, aluminium, lead, nickel and nickel alloys, titanium and titanium alloys. Numerical designation of alloy steels. High temperature alloys. Metal forming, non-destructive testing.