Electrical & Electronics technology

ABOUT US

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering opened its doors to the first group of Advanced Diploma students in 2012. From the academic year 2012/2013, the department introduces two Advanced Diploma programs:

  • Electrical Technology and
  • Electronics and Telecommunications.

The Advanced diploma program takes 3-years.

And one VTC (Vocational Training Center) program in:

  • Domestic electrical installations

The VTC program takes 1-year.

MISSION

The mission of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of IPRC SOUTH is to enhance the position of the EEE Department as one of the top ranked teaching and research departments in Rwanda by providing the highest quality teaching and learning environment for the students and thus producing the competent and compassionate EEE graduates fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards.

Our intentions are:

  • To contribute to the advancement of science and technology in diverse fields of electrical and electronics engineering
  • To produce top quality technicians who
  • are equipped with information and skills required by the modern era, and,
  • have problem solving and analytical thinking abilities
  • To support the technological advancement of Rwanda by cooperating with industry sector.
  • To produce internationally recognized Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates with ability to compete on the international labor market.
  • Develop and maintain relevant electrical engineering oriented programs in response to the needs of the labor market
  • To enhance research and innovation.
  • To become a center of excellence in training, research and innovation in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • To promote the spirit of self-reliance among the graduates by providing required entrepreneurship skills to them.
  • To conduct community outreach activities in order to contribute to the social-economic development of the surrounding population.

Facilities and Staff

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has highly trained and qualified staff complemented by well-equipped laboratories and workshops. There are also computer facilities within the department in addition to the institution computer rooms. The institution main library stocks a wide range of textbooks and journals relating to Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

The department has the following laboratories and workshops:

  • Electrical Machines, Lab., Power Systems.
  • Basic Electrical Lab.,
  • Electronic Workshop.
  • Control lab.,
  • Computer lab and
  • Installation workshop.

Research areas

Currently the members of the department are organized into eight (8) research groups. These research groups are as follows:

  • Power Electronics and Machine Drives
  • Power Systems and High Voltage Technology
  • Energy Studies
  • Semiconductor and Magnetic Materials
  • Control Engineering
  • Domestic and industrial Electrical Installations
  • Software Engineering

Research work is supported by excellent facilities in the labs as wells as established computing services in the department.

ADVANCED DIPLOMA TAUGHT MODULES

  1. ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATION

LEVEL SEMESTER CODE MODULE TITLE CREDITS
1 I ENG101 English and study skills 10
MAT101 Calculus and systems 10
PHY101 Fundamental of Mechanics and Thermodynamics 10
ICT 101 Computer Basics. 10
MET101 Engineering Drawing 10
PHY102 Electricity and magnetism 10
WSP101 Basic Electronics and Domestic installation 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 70
II ENG102 English for Technology 10
MAT102 Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics 10
PHY103 Optics and thermodynamics 10
ETT102 Analog electronics 10
ELT102 Electrical network Engineering 10
ICT102 Computer programming 10
WSP102 Power Distribution, Electronics Supply System and maintenance 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 70
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR I 140
2 I WSE203 Machine Control ,Switching and Amplification System 10
ETT202 Digital Electronics 10
ELT203 Electrical measurements and instrumentations 10
ETT205 CAD and Introduction to Matlab programming. 10
ETT 203 Analogue Telecommunications 10
ETT 213 Engineering electromagnetics and optics 10
ENT101 Entrepreneurship 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 70
II WSP204 Sequence and digital control techniques 10
ETT206 Antenna and Wave Propagation 10
ETT207 Power Electronics 10
ETT209 Microprocessors and Microcontroller 10
ICT205 Networks Fundamentals and Routing 10
COM202 Research Methodology and Communication skills 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 60
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR II 130
3 I ETT313 Fiber optics communication Technology 10
ETT305 Linear IC & Amplification 10
MET302 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 10
ETT309 Satellite and Mobile Communication 10
ETT312 Microwave Communication Technology 10
ELT302 Automatic Control Systems 10
ELT 314 Introduction to Mechatronics 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 70
II ADP301 Advanced Diploma Project 20
ETT311 Radar Technology 10
ETT310 Digital Communication Systems 10
IAT301 Industrial Attachment 20
WSE315 Programmable IC 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 70

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

LEVEL SEMESTER CODE MODULE TITLE CREDITS
1 I ENG101 English and study skills 10
MAT101 Calculus and systems 10
PHY101 Fundamental of Mechanics and Thermodynamics 10
ICT 101 Computer Basics. 10
MET101 Engineering Drawing 10
PHY102 Electricity and magnetism 10
WSP101 Basic Electronics and Domestic installation 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 70
II ENG102 English for Technology 10
MAT102 Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics 10
PHY103 Optics and thermodynamics 10
ETT102 Analog electronics 10
ELT102 Electrical network Engineering 10
ICT102 Computer programming 10
WSP102 Power Distribution, Electronics Supply System and maintenance 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 70
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR I 140
2 I WSE203 Machine Control ,Switching and Amplification System 10
ETT202 Digital Electronics 10
ELT203 Electrical measurements and instrumentations 10
ETT205 CAD and Introduction to Matlab programming. 10
ELT 204 Industrial Electrical machines I 10
ETT 213 Engineering electromagnetics and optics 10
ENT101 Entrepreneurship 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 70
II WSE204 Sequence and digital control techniques 10
ELT208 Electrical Power plants 10
ETT207 Power Electronics 10
ELT310 Industrial Safety and maintenance 10
ETT209 Microprocessors and Microcontroller 10
ELT209 Industrial Electrical machines II 10
COM202 Research Methodology and Communication skills 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 70
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR II 140
3 I ELT308 Electrical power transmission and distribution 10
ELT307 Electrical power utilization 10
MET302 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 10
ELT309 Special Electrical machines 10
ELT302 Automatic Control Systems 10
ELT 314 Introduction to Mechatronics 10
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER I 60
II ADP301 Advanced Diploma Project 20
WSE305 Motor Rewinding 10
WSE316 Pneumatics Workshop 10
IAT301 Industrial Attachment 20
TOTAL CREDITS FOR SEMESTER II 60
TOTAL CREDITS FOR YEAR III 120

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