UNDER GRADUATION PROGRAMMES

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Bachelor of Engineering in Power Engineering
Duration and mode of study               : Four years, full time study
The award granting body                    : The Royal University of Bhutan

Aims of the programme
The program is a promising platform for development of technical expertise in Hydro Power Technologies. The four years program is a mould for shaping enthusiastic individuals in theoretical, practical and design aspects of establishing and estimating, commissioning and operating, troubleshooting and enhancing the outcomes of a hydropower stations and explore other renewable opportunities in the country. The broad intention for initiating a B.E. in Power Engineering is to create knowledgeable and skilled work force who can implement and carryout operation and maintenance aspects of power plants, power corporations and industries and address the need for power engineers to contribute to the socio-economic development of the country.

Learning Outcomes of the Programme
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Plan, design and prepare layout plans for cost effective power electronics and electrification works.
  • Implement software tools such as ETAP, PSCAD, SCADA, MiPower etc. in the power system design, operation and maintenance works.
  • Carry out reconnaissance, feasibility study of hydropower plant and prepare detailed project report of hydro power plant.
  • Carry out distribution planning, load forecasting and illumination level design for domestic, commercial and industrial consumers.
  • Design hardware interfacing circuits comprising PIC microcontrollers programming and construct a useful embedded system.
  • Develop an algorithm for optimal power flow, develop integration of PV cells to the main systems and conducting energy auditing.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot fault that may be encountered in power system networks and industrial electrical system.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills, logical thinking, and communication skills that are necessary for a professional engineer or an entrepreneur.
  • Explore the necessities of water resources and mechanical engineering related to hydropower and alternative energy.
  • Implement safety measure, team dynamism and professional ethics which are the expected aspects of a professional engineer.

Curricumum Highlights:

In addition to core engineering studies, the program includes a good mix of other studies such as Academic skills, Dzongkha, Engineering Economics and management and Environmental Science to provide an all-round capacity in research, debate and management skills. The curriculum highlights are provided as:

Analog and digital electronics Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
DC  and AC machines and Transformers Power system operation and control
Electrical Power generation Microcontroller and embedded system
Hydropower engineering High voltage engineering and insulation coordination
Energy management and auditing Power electronic application
Automatic control systems Renewable energy resource
Power system protection and switch gear Power system analysis and stability
Utilization of Electrical Energy Power system optimization.
Illumination Engineering (Basic & Advance)

 

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Duration and mode of study               : Four years, full time study
The award granting body                    : The Royal University of Bhutan
Initial date of approval                        : 28th -29th  November 2018, 43rd AB (Validated)

Aims of the programme
The Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (BE in Mechanical Engineering) programme is designed to produce mechanical engineering graduates for the knowledge-based economy by providing fundamental knowledge and skills required for the practice of mechanical engineering in a broad range of industries. The provision of such education will contribute to enhancing national capacity and capability to develop and lead technological advancement in the field of mechanical engineering.

Graduates of the programme will be equipped with the capacity to systematically apply engineering principles to work situations and develop innovative solutions for mechanical engineering problems.

Further, the programme intends to develop the ability of graduates to analyze, synthesize and design engineering systems through analytical techniques, experimental and laboratory skills and the use of modern engineering simulation and design software tools through the provision of a balance of theory and hands-on experiences.

Learning Outcomes of the Programme
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

  1. Analyze mechanical structures and provide correct design.
  2. Analyze, design, model and draft mechanical components using CAD software.
  3. Setup, carry out part programming and perform CNC machining
  4. Design and setup production/manufacturing systems and processes for manufacturing mechanical elements or systems.
  5. Apply engineering design to provide solutions that meet specified needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability.
  6. Carry out economic analysis of mechanical engineering related projects
  7. Design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data
  8. Supervise the manufacturing processes
  9. Oversee troubleshooting and maintenance of mechanical and/or electro-mechanical systems or machines.
  10. Measure various parameters such as pressure, temperature, vibration and interpret the result.
  11. Carry out basic research in the relevant area.
  12. Communicate effectively through different mediums for both technical and non-technical audiences.Programme Structure

     

    Yr. Semester Module
    I I

    EGP101

    Engineering Graphics

    DZG101

    Dzongkha Communication

    ACS101

    Academic Skills

    FME104

    Material Science

    FEE102

    Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

    II

    FME105

    Mechanics of Materials-I

    AMA102

    Applied Mathematics-I

    MDD103

    Mechanical Drawing

    ADE101

    Analog and Digital Electronics

    COP204

    Data Structure & Object Oriented Programming in C++

    II I

    FME206

    Mechanics of Materials-II

    AMA103

    Applied Mathematics-II

    FEE203 Fundamentals of Electrical Machines

    FME207

    Metrology

    PAE206

    Engineering Thermodynamics

    II FME208 Fluid Mechanics

    AMA205

    Applied Mathematics-IV

    MPT205

    Manufacturing Processes-I

    FME209

    Kinematics & Dynamics of Machines

    MDD204

    Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing

    III I

    PAE307

    Hydraulic Machines

    AMA306

    Numerical Methods & Optimization

    MPT306

    Manufacturing Processes-II

    MDD305

    Design of Machine Elements

    PAE308

    Heat & Mass Transfer

    II

    CSY303

    Automatic Control System

    PAE309

    Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning

    MPT307

    Advanced Manufacturing

    Technology

    MDD306

    Mechanical Vibrations

    PRW303

    Research Methodology

    IV I

    IAM405

    Mechatronics

    IAM406

    Fluid Power & Automation

    PAE410

    Automotive Engineering

    ECM403

    Engineering Economy

    PRW405

    Project

    II

    IAM407

    Industrial Engineering

    IAM408

    Maintenance Engineering

    Elective

    OJT402

    Internship & Seminar

 

Basic information on the programme

Title of the award                                : Bachelor of Engineering in Surveying & Geoinformatics
Duration and mode of study            : Four years, full time study
The award granting body                 : The Royal University of Bhutan

Aims of the programme

The programme aims at exposing students to modern trends and development in Surveying and Geoinformatics, as well as equipping them with the basic theoretical and practical skills that can adequately cater for the needs of the society in the area of Surveying and Geoinformatics. This programme will equip students with broad learning area such as in the measurement, representation and management of data concerning the geo-physical and man-made features. The areas of study mainly include cadastral studies, geodesy, photogrammetry, surveying, land information systems, remote sensing, land development and planning, mine surveying, geology, construction survey, urban planning, disaster management and utility management within this discipline.

 

Learning Outcomes of the Programme

The Bachelor of Engineering in Surveying and Geoinformatics graduates will be able to:

  • Plan and execute cadastral survey, topographic survey, route survey, tunneling survey and power line network using total station, Real Time Kinematics (RTK), Global Navigation and Satellite System (GNSS) and photogrammetry techniques;
  • Collect data, digital data conversion, data management and sharing of data.
  • Apply integration of different surveying equipment to do different types of survey work with different mapping techniques;
  • Identify the use of remote sensing data to generate geomorphological characteristics of the earth surface using spatial analysis software such as ERDAS, ENVI, ArcGIS, QGIS etc.;
  • Execute preprocessing and postprocessing of remote sensing data and apply different analysis techniques/tools in GIS to analyze any volume of spatial data and produce new spatial data;
  • Apply various remote sensing techniques such as Multispectral Remote Sensing, Lidar Remote sensing, Microwave Remote Sensing and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing;
  • Demonstrate skills of Web GIS;
  • Apply GIS for water resource management, disaster management, urban sprawl, change detection, agriculture, forestry, mining and geology;
  • Apply hyperspectral remote sensing to identify different species of plants, soil types and water quality parameters;
  • Identify the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and social context;
  • Communicate effectively and demonstrate good management skills in a multidisciplinary work environment; and
  • Participate in research and development, and other creative and innovative efforts in science, engineering, and technology.

 

Curricumum Highlights:

 

Yr.

Sem.

Module

I

I

SRY104

Introduction to Surveying

RST101

Basics of Remote Sensing

GIS102

Geographic Information System

 

SRY106

Computer Applications in Surveying*

ACS101 Academic Skills*

II

SRY107

Computation and Field Surveying

RST102 Elements of Photogrammetry

 

GIS103

Geodesy-I

AMA102

Applied Mathematics I*

DZG101

Dzongkha Communication*

II

I

SRY210

Construction

Surveying

RST203 Digital Photogrammetry

GIS205

Introduction to GNSS

AMA103

Applied

Mathematics II*

GIS207

Geodesy-II

II

SRY212

Total Station Surveying

RST205

Digital Image Processing

GIS208

Map Projection

AMA204

Applied

Mathematics III*

SYS210

Python Programming

III

I

CTR101

Cartography*

 

RST306 Lidar Remote Sensing and Application

GIS309

GIS Data Analysis and  Modelling

AMA307

Fundamentals of Geo-statistics

SYS311

Database Management System

II

GIS310

GNSS and its Application

 

RST307 Microwave Remote Sensing and Applications

RST308

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and Applications

RST309

RS and GIS for Disaster Management

PRW302

Basic Research Method and Seminar*

IV

I

LPS201

Legal Principles of Surveying*

RST410

RS and GIS for Environmental Engineering

Elective I

RST411

RS and GIS for Urban and Regional Planning

PRW404

Project Work*

II

EEA301

Engineering Economy

GIS411

Web GIS

 

Elective-II

OJT402

Internship and Seminar*

PRW404

Project Work*