Aeronautical and aviation technology

Aeronautical and aviation technology

Introduction

This course has been designed to provide a sound basic training in the aeronautical and aviation engineering, with an opportunity to specialize on the development, design and manufacturing aspects of the field. The course equips the student with the skills and ability to apply the knowledge gained in an advisory or junior technical management position

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

Part A:

Technical Mathematics

Mathematics I *

Mechanics *

Physics *

Basic Electronics *

Engineering Drawing *

Strength of Materials *

Fluid Mechanics I *

Part B:

Aerodynamics *

Mechanics of Flight *

Design of the Aeroplane *

Aircraft Structures *

Aircraft Electrical Systems *

Aircraft Automatic Flight Control *

Aviation Maintenance *

Aircraft Performance and Design *

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + three years tertiary study in the appropriate field.

Award

FACULTY Diploma and Transcript

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