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WELCOME TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT.

 

The Department was carved out from the former Department of Science Laboratory Technology in 1998 to train students in the field of Physics and Electronics. Beside teaching, the department has an outstanding reputation in research and development within and outside Yaba College of Technology. The knowledge and skills imbibed by diplomats of programmes offered by this department make the enough to discharge their duties creditably well as asserted to by employers’ ratings. These achievements of the department have so far proved the strength and competence of effective knowledge delivery through teaching and research which are the direct results of the devotion to duty of its well-behaved staff members and cooperation of colleagues from other departments.



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B.Sc,M.Sc,(Applied Physics),Ph.D(Computer Technology)

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ACADEMIC STAFF LIST FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

 

 

S/N

NAMES

DESIGNATION

QUALIFICATION

RESEARCH AREA

1.

I.O. Imafidon

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc Applied Physics (Electronics)

M.Sc Physics (Lower Atmosphere)

 

2

S.B. Fasesin

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc Physics

M.Sc. Physics (Solar)

 

3

A.I. Adesina

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc. Apply  Physics (Electronics)

M.Sc. Physics

PGDE Physics

M.Ed. Educational Technology

 

4

A. O. Osunmakinde

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc. Apply. Geophysics

M.Sc. App. Geophysics

PGD Computer Science

 

5

A.C. Akaegbobi

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc. Physical & Astronomy 1984,

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

 

6

B.A.A. Taiwo

Senior Lecturer

B.Sc. Physics

M.Sc. Physics (Solar)

PGD Computer Science

 

7

O.I. Adekoya

Lecturer I

B.Sc. Appl. Physics (Electronics)

M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Health)

 

8

S. Matthew

Lecturer III

B.Sc. Applied Physics (Geophysics)

M.Sc. physics

 

9

K.A. Adewoyin

Lecturer III

B.Sc. engineering Physics

M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Health)

 

10

M.O. Oba

Lecturer II

B. Tech Applied Physics

 

11

A.B. Ogunremi

Lecturer II

B.Sc. Physics

M.Sc. Physics (Radiation & Health)

 

12

N.M. Nzekwe

Lecturer III

B.Sc. Physics

M.Sc. Physics

 

13

M.S. Ricketts

Assistant Lecturer

B.Sc. Physics (Electronics)

 

14

J.O. Alao (Mrs)

Assistant Lecturer

B. Tech Applied Physics

 

15

S.A. Olaleru

Assistant Lecturer

B.Sc. Physics

 

16

A.A. Adeyeloja

Chief Technologist

Intermediate Diploma Lab. Technology

 

17

J.A. Adegbola

Principal Technologist

ND SLT

HND Physics with Electronics

 

18.

S.K. Oluyo

Senior Technologist

HND Physics with Electronics

PGD Physics 2003 (FUTA)

 

19

J.O. Awofodu

Senior Technologist

ND SLT

HND Physics with Electronics

 

20

G.S. Abisoye

Senior Technologist

ND SLT

HND Physics with Electronic

 

 

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B.Sc,M.Sc,(Applied Physics),Ph.D(Computer Technology)

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMME IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT



 

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

HND Physics with Electronics

The HND Science Laboratory Technology (Physics with Electronics Option) is designed to produce practically oriented technologists who could be employed in physics, electronics and instrumentation laboratories of educational, medical and research institutions. The diplomat of this program could also be employed in electronics, petroleum, mining, metallurgical, telecommunication and computer industries, as well as geological and geophysical surveys and weather forecasting.   

 

On successful completion of the course, it is expected that the diplomate should have been equipped with the knowledge and technical skill to handle, install, maintain, design and construct some simple physics and electronic instruments and equipment. They should be able to manage and control supplies and stores as well as supervise simple production or assembly line in relevant industries.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry requirement is the National Diploma of Yaba College of Technology or its recognized equivalent in the relevant discipline plus basic requirement of National Diploma.

 

 O’LEVEL REQUIREMENT

  1. Credit passes in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and any of basic Electronics, Applied Electricity Further Mathematics, Biology, Agric Science, Geography or Economics.
  2. A minimum of four credits at one sittings or five credits at two sittings:
  3. Credit pass in English Language is required.

 

ND SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

1.       Lower Credit in Physics with Electronics or Science Laboratory Technology

2.      Candidates with a pass in ND must have at least 2 years post-ND experience before applying.

 

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME

The Higher National Diploma Physics with Electronics programme in terminal and is structured to last for two years (four Semesters). This incorporates four to six months of supervised industrial attachment. Curriculum of all programmes consists of four main components. These are:

1.       General Studies/Education

2.      Foundation courses

3.      Professional courses

4.      Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES).

 

The General Education component shall include courses in Art and Humanities- English Language, Communication, History, Mathematics and Sciences (for non-science based programmes) Social studies-Citizenship (the Nigerian Constitution) Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy, Geography, Entrepreneurship, Physical and Health Education (one semester credit only), Foundation Courses include courses in Economics, Mathematics, Pure Sciences, Technical Drawing, Descriptive Geometry, Statistics, etc. The number of hours will vary with the programme and may account for about 10-15% of total contact hours. Professional courses are courses which give the student the theory and practical skills he needs to practice his field of calling at the technologist level. These may account for between 60-70% of the contact hours depending on programme.

 Conditions for the Award of HND Physics with Electronics

The candidates who successfully complete the programme after passing prescribed course work, examinations, diploma project and the supervised industrial work experience will be awarded Higher National Diploma in Physics with Electronics.

Such candidates should have completed a minimum of between 72 and 80 semester credit units depending on the programme. Diplomates shall be classified as follows:

 

  Distinction – GPA of 3.50 and above

  Upper Credit – GPA of 3.00 - 3.49

  Lower Credit – GPA of 2.50 – 2.49

   Pass – GPA of 2.00 – 2.49

  Fail – GPA of below 2.0

 

CURRICULUM TABLE

The curriculum table for HND Physics with Electronics which is followed by the Course Synopsis is shown below.

 

 YEAR ONE

First Semester

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

L

T

P

CU

CH

COM 301

GLT 301

GLT 302

PYE 311

PYE 312

PYE 313

PYE 314

PYE 315

MTH 311

GNS 301

Computer Programming

Laboratory Management

General Instrumentation

Atomic and Nuclear Physics

Material Science I (Metals and Alloys)

Electric Circuit Theory

Electromagnetism I

General Physics Practical I

Advanced Algebra

Use of English

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

-

2

2

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

-

-

6

-

-

3

2

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

4

2

3

2

2

2

2

6

2

2

 

Second Semester

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

L

T

P

CU

CH

PYE 321

PYE 322

PYE 323

PYE 324

PYE 325

PYE 326

PYE 327

PYE 328

PYE 312

Thermodynamics

Material Science II (Polymers and ceramics)

Electromagnetism II

Mechanics

Analogue Electronics

Telecommunication Principles

Physical Optics

Electronic Practicals

Advanced Calculus

2

2

3

2

2

2

2

-

2

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

2

2

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

3

2

2

2

2

6

2

YEAR TWO

First Semester

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

L

T

P

CU

CH

PYE 411

PYE 412

PYE 413

PYE 414

PYE 415

PYE 416

PYE 417

PYE 418

PYE 314

 

Electronic/Instrumentation Workshop

Instrumentation I

Radio Communication Principles

Analogue Electronics II

Digital Electronics

Solar Energy

Acoustics

General Physics Practicals II

Computer Hardware Systems

 

-

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6

-

2

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

6

3

2

2

2

2

2

2

6

3

 

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

L

T

P

CU

CH

PYE 421

PYE 422

PYE 423

PYE 424

PYE 425

PYE 426

PYE 427

PYE 402

Instrumentation II & Control

Microelectronic Systems

Equipment Reliability

Electronic Practicals II

Seminar

Project

Geophysics

Literary Appreciation and Oral Composition

2

2

2

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

-

-

-

6

-

-

-

2

2

2

2

1

6

2

2

2

2

6

-

-

2

 

NB: CU-Course Units, CH-Contact Hours, PR-Pre-requisite, L-Lectures, T-Tutorial, P-Practical.

 

GLT 301: Laboratory Management                          2 units

The design of Physics and Electronics Laboratory, Maintaining Laboratory Equipments, Effects of Radiation and Methods of Prevention of Radiation Hazards, Managing Laboratory Stores, Procuring Laboratory Materials and Equipments and the Legal Liabilities and regulations involved, Managing the Laboratory Personnel for improved productivity.

 

 GLT 302: General Instrumentation                                    3 units

 

The operation use and care of basic Measuring Instruments, Types of Signal Generators in the laboratory, Types of pressure Measuring Instruments, Types of recorders and reproducers, power supply units in the laboratory, essential of troubleshooting techniques.

 

PYE 311: Atomic and Nuclear Physics                                2 units

 

Particle nature of atom: Bohr’s postulates and energy levels. Wave nature of atoms: postulates of quantum mechanics and Schrödinger equation. The use of spectroscopy in the analysis of the atom. The nature and application of x-rays. General features of nuclear reactions. The nature of radiological hazards and principles of radiological protection.

 

PYE 312: Material Science I                                        2 units

 

Classification of materials. Relevant mechanical properties of materials. Simple cystal structures. Microscopic study of metallic surfaces. Different techniques for x-ray study of materials. Energy relations and stability of materials phases. Maintenance of crystal. Deterioration of metals and methods of limiting deterioration. Different methods of fabricating metals.

 

PYE 313: Electric Circuit Theory                              2 units

 

Network theory and their applications to direct current electrical circuits. Alternating current theory and its applications to electrical circuits problems. Power in an a.c. circuits. Network transformation, duality principle and its application. The concept of 3 phase a.c. systems. Concept of magnetic coupling and applications.

 

PYE 314: Electromagnetism I                                                3 units

 

Concept in static electricity, Effects of induced charges in dielectrics and rules obeyed by electrostatic field in the presence of dielectric, Flow of electric charges, Behaviour of charges moving in a magnetic field, Concepts of magnetic fields produced by current carrying conductors, Properties of magnetic materials.

 

Pye 315: General Physics Practical I                                   2 units

Mechanical properties of materials, Behaviour of sound waves, Concept of static electricity and its application, Electric circuit problems, Spectroscopic analysis of atoms, Nature and application of x-rays.

 

 PYE 322: Material Science II                                                2 units

Chemical processes involved in polymerization and its relationship to physical properties of polymers, Basic classes of polymers and rubbers, Methods of forming plastics to shape using additives, Deterioration of polymers and rubbers during use and how to limit deterioration. Compounds and properties of ceramic materials.

 

PYE 323: Electromagnetism II                                              3 units

The concept of electromagnetic induction. Maxwell equations and their solutions. Properties of electromagnetic waves and their propagation in space and matter. Propagation of high frequency signals along transmission lines. Propagation of high frequency signals in wave guides.

 

PYE 324: Mechanics                                                      2 units

Concept of Vector Algebra: Cartesian and Plane Polar Co-Ordinate System, Salar and Vector Products and Angle Between Vectors, Concept of Vector Calculus, Position Vector and Velocity Vector, Grad of a Scalar, Div of a Vector and Curl of a Vector, Application of Vector Algebra, Application of differential equations to Vibrations and Oscillation.

 

PYE 326: Telecommunication Principles             2 units

Amplitude Modulation, Frequency modulation, AM and FM detection, principles of digital modulation, Different telecommunication systems.

 

PYE 327: Physical Optics                                                         2 units

Nature of Waves, Principle of Superposition of Waves, Interference and diffraction of waves, Scattering and absorption spectrum, Dispersion of light waves, Polarization of waves.

 

STP 321: Thermodynamics                                         2 units

Concepts of the first law of thermodynamics, Concepts of the second law of thermodynamics, Thermodynamic systems and processes, Importance of combustion as one of the ways of producing thermal energy, Properties of pure substances in terms of thermodynamic functions, Concepts of the third law of thermodynamics.

 

PYE 412: Instrumentation I                                        3 units

The Characteristic of Measuring Instruments, Composition of Measuring Instrument System, Importance of Static and Dynamic Performance of Measuring Systems, Measurement of Displacement, Methods of Measurement of Force, Torque and Pressure, Time, Counts, Frequency and Speed, Various Methods of Temperature Measurements and Liquid-Level Measurement.

 

PYE 413: Radio Communication Principles                    2 units

Frequency Bands within the Radio Spectrum, Principles of Electromagnetic Wave Radiation. Radio Waves Propagation, Principles of modulation and demodulations, Working principles of radio receivers and transmitters.

 

PYE 414: Analogues Electronics II                          2 units

Concept of Power Amplifier, Feedback and its effect on Transistor Amplifier, Principles and Application of Operational Amplifier, Operational Principles of Oscillators, Operation of Multi-vibrators and Wave Shaping Circuits, Fabrication of integrated circuits.

 

PYE 415: Digital Electronics                                      2 units

Operation and application of basic logic gates, Principles of binary arithmetic and its application in digital coding and decoding, Operation and applications of different flip-flop circuits, digital counters and shift registers, Concept of digital system design and applications to problem solving.

PYE 416: Solar Energy                                                  2 units

Solar radiation and factors affecting its availability on the earth’s surface, Heat transfer fundamentals for solar energy application, Basic properties of solar collectors and their uses, Various methods of solar energy conversion and storing solar energy, Specific applications of solar energy.

PYE 417: Acoustics                                                                     2 units

Production, propagation and properties of sound energy, Behaviour of sound waves in rooms and other enclosures, Proper conditions for hearing and recording sound, Acoustic principles involved in the design of musical instruments, Acoustic principles underlying human speaking and hearing. Principles and process of storing and reproducing sound energy.

PYE 418: General Physics Practical II                               2 units

Principles of operation of analogue instrument, Principles of operation of digital instrument, Frequency Response of Simple Control Elements or Systems, Time response of simple control systems, Interference.

PYE 421: Instrumentation II and Control             2 units

Classification and General Uses of Analogue And Digital Instruments, Principles of Operation And Applications of Analogue (Pointer) Instruments And Analogue (Digital) Instruments, Basic Principles, Classification And Areas of Application of Automatic Sound System. Transfer Function, Frequency Response and Time Response of Simple Control Elements or Systems.

PYE 422: Microelectronics Systems                        2 units

Function of a CPU and Microprocessor System Components, Address Selection and Enabling Signals within Microprocessor Signals, Fetch-Execute Sequence, Operation of Instruction Set of a Microprocessor, Simple Machine Code Programmes, Stocks and Subroutines, Principles of Interrupts, Classification And Packaging Of Integrated Circuits, Board Design Layout Bus, Loading And Signal Degradation.

PYE 423: Equipment Reliability                               2 units

Basic Terms and Relationship Commonly Used In Reliability, Concept of Reliability Prediction, Causes and Remedies of Component Failure, Basic Principles of Maintainability, Specifications and Its Importance.

PYE 424: Electronic Practicals II                             2 units

Operation Use and Care of Basic Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components And Their Specifications, Soldering Techniques, Layout Of Components On A Vero-Board And Printed Circuit Board, Power Supply Units In The Laboratory, Essentials Of Troubleshooting Techniques And Methods Of Fault-Finding In Instruments.

PYE 427: Geophysics                                                     2 units

Basic Principles of Geophysical Survey and Choice of Methods, Electrical Conductivity of the Earth, Generation and Propagation Of Waves, Gravity Surveying, Magnetic Surveying, Other Geophysical Methods.

 PYE 425: Seminar                                                          2 units

PYE 426: Project                                                              4 units

Selection of a laboratory based topic for investigation, Experimental investigation of the topic. Literature review of the topic, paying particular attention to the area selected for investigation. Prepare a seminar on the proposed investigation. Give the seminar and defend the proposed investigation when questioned by the participants in the Seminar. Write a full project in scientific format. Prepare a seminar on the investigation, the results found, the conclusions drawn and proposals for further investigations. Give the seminar and defend the investigation when questioned by the participants in the Seminar.

 

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