Engineering Department

 

The Engineering Department plays a vital role towards the expansion and development of the college as a whole. The Engineering Department is working with the sincere efforts of the well qualified and experienced faculty members and technicians with well equipped laboratories to educate and train Omani youth.

The Department puts effort to qualify them to take up employment in the public and private organizations of primary, secondary and tertiary sectors to pursue Omanization. The Engineering Department offers Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma Programs in two disciplines & specializations: Electrical, Mechanical and Engineering Draftsman.

We aim to have new disciplines in near future that are in demand in the private sector.The student of this section have been very well making use of the available resources of the college department/section which include computer laboratory, CAD laboratory, library, engineering workshops in electrical and mechanical and different laboratory specialization. When the new building starts to hold classes for the second semester of the current academic year, students will be taught courses with the up-to-date laboratory equipment including the CNC machine.

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Civil Engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as buildings, bridges, flyovers, under passes, roads, railway tracks, airports, docks and harbors, factories, dams, barrages, canals, water supply schemes and sewerage systems.

The Civil Engineering Section at Shinas College of Technology is the youngest specialization which was established in May 2011 with the first batch of 25 students.

The section offers Diploma and Advanced Diploma Levels, leading to the Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering which is available in Higher College of Technology, Muscat.

The Civil section contains major specializations of civil engineering:

  • Building materials
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulics Engineering 
  • Structural Engineering

The Civil Engineering Section is committed to provide the highest quality education to students aiming to attain leadership roles in their profession and use their knowledge and skills for the enhancement of human welfare and for the development of the Sultanate.

Program Goal

The program goal is to provide high quality education and training that will enhance the students' creativity and logical capacity and enable them to communicate effectively to be technically competent in Civil Engineering, to work to the highest ethical standards, to function in multi-disciplinary teams and independently, and to analyze and produce simple designs of different structures.

 

Program Objectives

The students are expected to:

1. Communicate effectively in both written and verbal English Language, in any professional setting.
2. Work individually and in a team.
3. Apply the relevant civil engineering fundamentals in the professional environment.
4. Take an active role and participate in their career development ensuring technical competence.
5. Make use of the available computer communication resources.
6. Maintain and practice high standards of ethics and integrity.
7. Organize work and manage their time in order to achieve the set target.
8. Use engineering tools necessary for civil engineering practice.
9. Work on multi-disciplinary projects.
10. Accurately apply civil engineering principles in the professional environment.
This includes:
        a. The use of Computer-aided Design for producing structural drawings.
        b. Interpretation of drawing details.
        c. Assisting in producing professional presentations of designs.
11. Understand and apply the principles of Civil Engineering.

 

Program Outcomes

The graduates should have the ability to:

1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2. Produce structural drawings.
3. Accurately interpret structural drawings.
4. Function in multi-disciplinary teams.
5. Identify, analyze and solve civil engineering problems.
6. Appreciate professional and ethical responsibilities.
7. Communicate effectively.
8. Analyze issues logically and creatively.
9. Recognize the need for and ability to engage in lifelong learning.
10. Have the knowledge of contemporary issues relating to civil engineering.
11. Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for civil engineering practice.
12. Apply the concepts and principles of structural analysis and design.
13. Use the concepts of soil mechanics in Civil Engineering.
14. Apply the basic concepts of land surveying.
15. Recognize and utilize different construction materials.
16. Construct plans to meet time-constrained targets.
17. Present designs.
18. Inspect site work after gaining sufficient experience under the supervision of professionals.

The Electrical Section is one of the two mains sections in the Engineering Department. The section has a vision to provide the sense of creativity, talent and knowledge in Electrical Power Engineering. It has evolved a comprehensive student-centric approach designed to add significant value to the learner in an integrated manner through theoretical classes, laboratory sessions, assignments, industrial visits, seminars, projects, and independent study. It has well-established laboratories for electrical machines, electrical workshops, electrical principles, digital electronics and instrumentation and control.

The section has a competent and committed faculty team. The faculty is drawn from the industry, practicing professionals and academicians to enhance the delivery of academic programs in the section.

 Goals:

The Goal of Electrical Power Engineering Program is to:

1. Provide our graduates with integrated educational experience that develops their ability to apply pertinent knowledge to solving problems within the engineering technology specialty.

2. Prepare our students for immediate employment, and provide them with the sufficient foundation to continue upper-division studies.

Objectives

The program should enable the student to:

1. Contribute to the society in a broad range of careers.

2. Flourish professionally in  increasingly and rapidly changing world.

3. Effectively understand, use, and develop modern power engineering technologies and concepts.

4. Develop skills for clear communication and responsible teamwork, and to inculcate professional attitudes and ethics, so that one is prepared for the complex modern work environment.

5. Acquire sufficient breadth and depth for successful subsequent undergraduate study, or lifelong learning.

6. Develop and apply critical thinking skills and enhance the ability to address unstructured problems specific to technical specialties in power engineering.

7. Acquire the technical skills necessary to enter careers in operation or maintenance of power systems.

Of the many engineering disciplines, Mechanical Engineering is the broadest, encompassing a wide variety of engineering fields and many specialties. The mechanical engineers are employed in an enormous range of technical areas including: acoustics, air-conditioning, automatic controls, computer-aided design, energy management, fluid dynamics, robotics, biomechanics and turbo machinery, just to name a few. Mechanical engineering is a challenging, rewarding and highly respected profession.

The Section of Mechanical Engineering at Shinas College of Technology with its commitment to excellence educates the engineers of tomorrow by integrating classroom theory and practical hands-on projects, and also by emphasizing the process of learning and critical thinking by conducting industrial visits.

The teaching and research programs in the Section are organized according to both disciplinary and inter-disciplinary themes. We cover all the core disciplinary areas of Mechanical Engineering including dynamics, controls, solid mechanics, materials, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, automobile and design.

Goals:

The program provides high quality education and training in the field of mechanical engineering with special emphasis on the required technical skills at technician level, which are important in employment market and hence open wide range of work opportunity in mechanical engineering sector. The program also enables the successful graduate intending to pursue higher studies to enroll in a higher diploma program.

Objectives:

The educational objectives for Mechanical Engineering program are designed to produce competent engineers who are ready to contribute effectively to the advancement of mechanical engineering issues and to accommodate the needs of the community. These objectives are as follows:

1. To give students a broad exposure to all areas of Mechanical Engineering and mold them to be technically competitive and place them ahead in the race for quality employment.

2. To enable students to acquire practical experience in Mechanical Engineering discipline through designing projects and opportunities to work with faculty in research.

3. To train students and enable them to meet the technological challenges and diverse needs of industry and society in various areas of Mechanical Engineering and equip them to excel in global industry.

4. To provide students with the fundamental technical knowledge and skills in mathematics, science and engineering to recognize and solve problems in the areas of design, thermal and manufacturing.

Program Goal

Provide high quality education and training that will enhance the student’s creativity and logical capacity, provide him/her with a strong broad base in Civil Engineering, and enable him/her to communicate effectively, to be technically competent in Civil Engineering, to work to the highest ethical standards, to function in multi-disciplinary teams and independently, and to analyze, design and supervise the construction of different structures

Program Objectives

The program should enable the student to:

  1. Communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing in the professional setting.
  2. Work individually and in a team environment.
  3. Apply the relevant civil engineering fundamentals in the professional environment.
  4. Take an active role and participate in his/her career development to ensure technical competence.
  5. Make use of the available computer communication resources.
  6. Maintain and practice with the highest standard of codes and ethics.
  7. Organize work and manage his/her time in order to achieve set target.
  8. Use engineering tools necessary for civil engineering practice.
  9. Work on multi-disciplinary projects.
  10. Accurately apply civil engineering principles in a professional environment. This includes:
    1. Use of Computer Aided Design for producing structural drawings.
    2. Interpret drawing details.
    3. Assist in producing professional presentations of designs.
    4. Understand and apply the principles of project management
    5. Understand and apply the principles of Civil Engineering.
    6. Understand the effects of Civil Engineering on society and the environment.

Program Outcomes

The graduate should be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. Produce structural drawings
  3. Accurately interpret structural drawings
  4. Function in multi-disciplinary teams
  5. Identify, analyze and solve civil engineering problems
  6. Appreciate the professional and ethical responsibility
  7. Communicate effectively
  8. Analyze issues logically and creatively
  9. Recognize of the need for and ability to engage in lifelong learning
  10. Have knowledge of contemporary issues relating to civil engineering
  11. Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for civil engineering practice
  12. Apply the concepts and principles of structural analysis and design
  13. Apply the concepts of project management and project finance to Civil Engineering projects
  14. Use the concepts of soil mechanics in Civil Engineering
  15. Apply the concepts and principles of fluids in Civil Engineering
  16. Identify the basic concepts of transportation and highway design
  17. Apply the basic concepts of land surveying
  18. Recognize and utilize different construction materials and techniques
  19. Construct plans to meet time-constrained targets
  20. Professionally present designs
  21. Identify and practice with the highest standards in Health, Safety and Environment
  22. Inspect site work, after gaining sufficient experience under the supervision of professionals
  23. Supervise construction works, after gaining sufficient experience under the supervision of professionals

Program Goal

 

To provide an integrated educational experience directed toward development of the ability to apply pertinent knowledge to the solution of practical problems in the graduate’s engineering technology specialty. To expand scientific and engineering knowledge by preparing our graduates for employment as power analysts and engineering technologists through innovative research and hands-on training that responds to the need and challenge of our ever-changing world.

Program Objectives

The program should enable the student to:

  1. Contribute to society in a broad range of careers.
  2. Flourish professionally in an increasingly international and rapidly changing diverse world.
  3. Effectively understand, use, and develop modern power engineering technologies and concepts.
  4. Develop skills for clear communication and responsible teamwork, and to inculcate professional attitudes and ethics, so that one is prepared for the complex modern work environment
  5. Acquire sufficient breadth and depth for successful subsequent graduate study, post-graduate study, or lifelong learning
  6. Develop and apply critical thinking skills, enhancing the ability to address unstructured problems specific to technical specialties in power engineering.
  7. Acquire the technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in the design, application and maintenance in power systems.

 

Program Outcomes

The graduate should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and tools necessary for modern engineering, including the use of productivity software, power system analysis software, and computer programming, effectively in the practice of power engineering.
  2. Apply the knowledge of:
    1. Sciences and engineering to the analysis of power engineering systems.
    2. Advanced mathematics, including calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics, complex variables, vector calculus and discrete mathematics necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and power electronics devices.
    3. Statistics/probability, transforms methods, or applied deferential equations in support of power systems.
  3. Design and conduct experiments in power engineering, make engineering measurements, analyze and interpret data, and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  4. Apply creativity and critical thinking in
    1. Analyzes, design, and implementation of power systems.
    2. Analyze and implementation of high voltage engineering systems.
  5. Function effectively on multidisciplinary teams involving people from diverse backgrounds
  6. Identify and address problems in power engineering
  7. Communicate effectively through a series of peer and faculty review, to include oral and written reports
  8. Employ study skills and computer knowledge for lifelong learning for a successful career in power engineering
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of the professional and ethical responsibilities incumbent upon the practicing power engineer.
  10. Demonstrate the knowledge of contemporary global and societal issues and their relationship to professional ethics and engineering solutions
  11. Demonstrate commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

Program Goal:

Provide high quality education and training in the field of mechanical engineering. through rigorous courses to develop knowledge and skills to the highest academic level, and reinforce confidence in meeting the challenges of work in a global market. Alternatively the program enables the graduate to join higher-level studies in the field of specialization.

Program Objectives

The program should enable the student to:

  1. Contribute to the society in abroad range of careers in mechanical engineering.
  2. Work individually or part of a team on a multi-disciplinary projects.
  3. Enhance intellectual capacity to adapt to continuously changing world and confronts newly arising problems in the field of specialization.
  4. Make use of available computer communication resources to invest computer knowledge in the field of specialization.
  5. Acquire sufficient breadth and depth in knowledge for successful subsequent graduate study post graduate study or life long learning.
  6. Acquire technical and managerial skills necessary to enter careers in design, application, of mechanical systems.
  7. Develop analytical and application skills to enhance ability to creatively address unstructured problems specific to the relevant field .
  8. Master linguistic ability to communicate effectively in global market

Program Outcomes

The Program should enable the student to:

  1. Have the ability to develop, implement and improve integrated systems that include people, material, information, equipment and energy.
  2. Master completely knowledge, techniques, skills, and tools necessary for modern mechanical engineering environment including the use of computer drafting systems and design packages.
  3. Apply knowledge of:
    1. Science and engineering to analyze the process and the performance mechanical systems.
    2. Probability, Statistics, engineering economic analysis, CAD\CAM, control engineering, theory of machines, mechanics of material to analyze and design complex engineering systems.
    3. Material science, computer science, mechanics of solids/fluids, thermodynamics, heat transfer, engineering design, and electricity/ electronics, engineering drawings to gain strong background in the area of mechanical engineering
  4. Design and conduct experiments in mechanical engineering, make engineering measurements, analyze and interpret data and apply experiment result to improve process.
  5. Act creativity with critical thinking in:
    1. Performing drafting tasks associated with mechanical component, plant layout and general engineering work
    2. Utilizing and presenting the operation of an mechanical engineering system.
    3. Performing economic analysis and cost estimation related to design and maintenance of mechanical systems.
    4. Using basic technical design concepts to the solution of industrial problems.
    5. Handling Management, design and implementation of various mechanical systems
  6. Function independently or part of a team on multi-disciplinary projects.
  7. Identify, analyze, and solve mechanical engineering problems.
  8. Effectively commit to quality, time line and continuous improvements
  9. Carry out a research in a topic in the field of specialization using resources such as library, Internet and periodical journals.
  10. Communicate effectively through series of peer and faculty reviews to include oral and written reports.
  11. Demonstrate the knowledge of professional and ethical responsibility upon mechanical engineering.

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Shinas College of Technology

Al-Aqur, Shinas

Sultanate of Oman,

P.O. Box 77

Postal Code 324

Tel: +968 2674 7471 | 2685 2800

Fax: +968 2674 7426

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