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List of University Courses

# Course Title Course Code Credits Hours Details
1 Academic English I ENG1310 3 Details
2 Academic English II ENG1311 3 Details
3 Critical and Creative Thinking HUM1205 3 Details
4 Engineering Graphics CVE1205 2 Details
5 Introduction to Ethics HUM1200 2 Details
6 Kurdology SOS1205 2 Details
7 Professional Communication   ENG3315 3 Details
8 University Experience SOS1100 1 Details



List of College Courses


# Course Title Course Code Credits Hours Details
1 Advanced Calculus (Calculus III) MTH2412 4 Details
2 Calculus I MTH1410 4 Details
3 Calculus II MTH1411 4 Details
4 Differential Equation/Linear Algebra MTH2315 3 Details
5 Engineering Economy ENC3310 3 Details
6 Engineering Mechanics: Static and Dynamics MEE2405 4 Details
7 Engineering Thermodynamics MEE3310 3 Details
8 General Chemistry I + Lab CHM1405C 4 Details
9 General Physics I + Lab PHY1410C 4 Details
10 General Physics II + Lab PHY1411C 4 Details
11 Statistics for Engineering and Science MTH2320 3 Details
12 Strength of Material CVE2325 3 Details



List of Department Courses

# Course Title Course Code Credits Hours Details
1 Air Pollut.& Control  NVE3345 3 Details
2 Biology + Lab BIO2310C 3 Details
3 Design Project I NVE4195 1 Details
4 Design Project II (Include More than one Area NVE4396 3 Details
5 Env. Chemistry (Air & Water) + Lab NVE4370C 3 Details
6 Env. Monitoring & Measur. Analysis NVE4360 3 Details
7 Environment Hydrology  NVE4375 3 Details
8 Environmental Engineering fundamentals + Lab NVE3325C 3 Details
9 Environmental Engineering Materials + Lab NVE3335C 3 Details
10 Environmental Engineering Microbiology NVE3330 3 Details
11 Environmental Health NVE4365 3 Details
12 Health, Safety and Environment ENC3315 3 Details
13 Hydraulic Eng. + Lab CVE3340C 3 Details
14 Soil Mech. + Lab CVE3320C 3 Details
15 Solid Waste System Design NVE4380 3 Details
16 Water and waste-water treatment NVE4355 3 Details



List of University Courses

Course Code: EGH1310
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: Pass Level 4

Course Description: This course is intended for the students willing to go to develop and improve their skills in expository English writing. It focuses on the writing process which covers organization, structure and development of types of paragraphs. It is also focuses on structure, outline and unity and coherence of essays. In the end of the course APA format will be introduced briefly.


Course Code: EGH1311
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: EGH1310

Course Description: This course is designed for students who have already pass Academic English I. It is further develop the academic skills that the students acquired in the previous course.The main focus of the course will be on academic writing. The first part of the course is to introduce the students to different types of academic essays. The students need to utilize their writing skills that they have already learned in the previous course, which focus on writing a paragraph and the structure of an essay. The course will start with are view of how to structure an essay. Then it will move to different types of essays. These essays are: problem-solving, comparing and contrasting argumentative, persuasive and expository. Each type of the essays will be practiced with students by giving them an example of that type which will be also used as a reading comprehension activily. The second part of the course will introduce the students to writing a research paper. The students will be taught the structure of the research paper, how to develop their essays into research papers. They will be taught how to write a good abstract, introduction and conclusion, and how to cite previous academic works.




Course Code: HUM1205
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course involves key concepts and tools of critical and creative thinking, describing the reflective thinking by giving examples in social and academic life. It deals mainly with logical argument, truths, fallacies, deductive and inductive reasoning in both an informal and formal context. It brings out the role of criticality and creativity in science, human communication and Innovations.


Course Code: CVE1205
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course provides a fundamental background in engineering drawing to the students, which will enable them to work more effectively in the various fields of engineering. It will emphasize on the introduction to engineering drawing, fundamentals of engineering drawing, orthographics and pictorial drawing. This course also introduces the sectional and computer aided engineering drawing to the students. The students also will be given an exposure to use AutoCAD software for exercising their skills and knowledge to complete 2D and 3D drawings by using AutoCAD. Complete a given task in individual and in group will help the students to understand well and master this course.





Course Code: HUM1200
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course involves the key concepts of theoretical and applied Ethics, describing the relationship betweenEthics and related fields such as religion, law, etiquette as well as local and international codes for human behaviors. This course, on the other hand, summarizes the main theories of ethics: Egoism, Altruism, Hedonism, Utilitarianism, Deontology and Existentialism. However, it involves the nature of Ethics in applied areas of life and professional fields, especially with regard to Komar University specialties: Business Ethics, Engineering Ethics and Medical Ethics.


Course Code: SOS1205
Credits Hours: 2
Prerequisite Course: ENG1310

Course Description: This course will offer a general mosaic survey of the linguistic, geographical, historical, social, religious, political, cultural, and artistic aspects of the Kurdish people, especially in Iraq. Moreover, the Kurdology is the study of all issues that relate to Kurdish people and Kurdish homeland: Kurdistan. Under topics of Kurdology we will study, the Kurdish language, race of Kurds, Kurdish dialects and their geographic distribution, the structure of the Kurdish society, religion of Kurds, the religious and tribal hierarchy of the Kurdish people, Kurdish political history, Emirates and Kurdish revolutions and political movements,Kurdish folklore, literature, Journalism and modern arts.


Course Code: EGN3315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: EGH1311

Course Description: This course is the peak of English track in which students gain the skills they need to communicate verbally and in writing on a professional level using common technical terminology and idioms from the engineering fields. Emphasis in the course is in productive language skills, i.e. writing and speaking on engineering topics using a formal/professional register.



Course Code: SOS1100
Credits Hours: 1
Prerequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course is designed to help students to adjust to a new life at KUST, understand major issues which are related to his/her affairs as a student and some skills to reach higher standards of academic achievements.





List of College Courses

Course Code: MTH2412
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: MTH1411
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: Calculus III or Multivariable calculus: Linear approximation and Taylor theorems, Language multiples and constrained optimization, multiple integration and vector analysis including Green theorem.


Course Code: MTH1410
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: None
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: Calculus provides the basic and essential tools for engineering to analyze and formalize the real world problems. Calculus-I involves functions, limits and continuity, introduction to derivatives, calculation of derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions; applications including curve sketching, related rates, and optimization, introduction to integrals.


Course Code: MTH1411
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: MTH1410
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course is applied mathematics involves vector with operations, integral methods, differential equations and their solutions techniques (analytically and numerically) and sequence and power series. It provides basic mathematical skills necessary for engineers to perform engineering analysis.


Course Code: MTH2315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: MTH1411
Corequisite Course: MTH2320

Course Description: Many of principles underlying the behavior of the natural world are relations involving rates at which things happen. When expressed in mathematical terms the relations are equations and the rates are derivatives. Equations containing derivatives are differential equations, therefore, to understand and to investigate problems we need to study deferential equation. Differential equations for undergraduate students involves first order differential equations, second order linear equation, higher order linear equations, series solutions of linear equations , and Laplace transform. Linear algebra involves introduction to matrix and basic operation as well as methods for solving system of equations.
    




Course Code: ENC3310
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: None
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: Topics covered in this course include: Foundations of Engineering Economy, principles of economic equivalence, how time and interest affect money, nominal and effective interest rates, present worth analysis, annual worth analysis, rate of return analysis, benefit/cost analysis and public sector projects, breakeven and payback analysis, replacement decisions, and depreciation methods.


Course Code: MEE2405
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: PHY1410C
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course includes the elements of static in co-planar and three-dimensional system; equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; simple structures; centroids and center of gravity; beam shear and bending moment; friction; and virtual work. Analyzes kinematics and kinetics of particles, system of particles, and rigid bodies. Discusses absolute and relative motion approaches. Employs force-mass acceleration, work-energy and impulse-momentum methods.


Course Code: MEE3310
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: PHY1410C
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course provides the basic fundamental of thermodynamics for engineering application and problem solving. The topics include the first and second law of thermodynamics, closed system and control volume analysis, entropy, reversible processes, properties of pure substances. Application to engineering problems includes vapor power cycles, refrigeration/heat pump cycles will also be provided.


Course Code: CHM1405C
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: TLN0300
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course is intended to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the modern theory in general and inorganic chemistry. It covers many important topics, with emphasis on developing problem-solving skills as well as on concepts and theories. The course also covers topics that are essential background material to many disciplines in science and technology. These include: matter and energy, measurements and units, stoichiometry, chemical reaction, physical and chemical properties, gas laws, periodicity of elements, molecular structure and geometry, chemical bonding and thermo-chemistry.


Course Code: PHY1410C
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: MTH1410
Corequisite Course: MTH1411

Course Description: This course is one of the fundamental courses for engineering, who should be familiar with the basic natural science and its applications. In this course, students will learn the fundamental concepts of classical mechanics such as motion, work, energy, gravity, and fluids, and learn ow to solve mechanical and technical problem. Furthermore, students will recieve practice in using simple models to describe systems through laboratory work. This course is carried out in 3 hours, two times per week and 3 hours laboratory, once a week.


Course Code: PHY1411C
Credits Hours: 4
Prerequisite Course: MTH1410
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course will introduce the student to the basic language and ideas of physics that occur in all branches of science and technology such as basic concepts of electric and magnetic fields, including electrostatics, magneto statics. It provides the students with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics, and to strengthen their understanding through a broad range of interesting applications to the real world and understanding of the foundations provided by Maxwell equations.






Course Code: MTH2320
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: MTH1411
Corequisite Course: MTH2315

Course Description: This course provides the students with exposure to fundamentals of statistical methods and their applications, covering Introduction to Statistics descriptive and data analysis, Probability, Random Variables, and Discrete Probability Distributions, Continuous Probability Distributions, Simple Linear Regression and Correlation, Fundamental Sampling Distributions and Data Distributions, and Hypothesis Testing. After this course, the students will be able to understand and speak the basic language of statistics and select the right statistical method for his/her applications. Also, the course will provide the fundamental theoretical background that will allow the student to appreciate the strengths ad limitations of each method and formulate conclusions accordingly.


Course Code: CVE2315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: MEE2405
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: This course provide the students with explosure to the systematic methods for solving engineering problem. Topics involved are introduction to the strength of materials, stress and strain, Poisons ration and thermal expansion, pressure vessel and stress concentrations, properties of areas, torsion and round shafts, beam reactions, stresses in beams, beam deflection, and eventually beam design. Generally, it delivers an understanding of materials and structural components behavior in reaction to outside forces. This course style has been taken from Purdue University.





Course Code: NVE3345
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Covers origin of air pollutants, Emission standards, dispersion equations; design of equipment for removal of particulate and gaseous pollutants formed in combustion and chemical processing.


Course Code: BIO2310C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: An introductory course in Biology with primary emphasis on cell structure and function. Topics include gene structure and inheritance, study of plants and fungi, evolution, and ecology. Extensive discussion of concerns facing humanity today including quality of nutrition, environmental pollution, genetic engineering, inheritable diseases, and birth defects. 


Course Code: NVE4195
Credits Hours: 1
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Develops a real world, peer reviewed, team design project. Students review alternatives and present a schedule and cost estimate. Professional and ethical issues are discussed. Project is completed in NVE 4396. Oral and written reports and a final team presentation are required.

Course Code: NVE4396
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Proposal developed in NVE 4195 is completed. Oral and written reports and a final team oral presentation and report required. Also includes discussion of professional and ethical issues.



Course Code: NVE4370C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Overview of the chemistry of the biosphere and biogeochemical processes that control the fluxes, concentrations, and bioavailability of essential elements and pollutants in soil, air, and water. Gives particular attention to soil s function as a filter for contaminants. Describes the history of environmental contamination by xenobiotics and heavy metals, with emphasis on behavior and properties of pollutants that pose the greatest risk to human and ecological health.


Course Code: NVE4360
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: ...


Course Code: NVE4375
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Environment Hydrology  NVE4375  3


Course Code: NVE3325C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Fundamentals of environmental engineering. Introduction to contaminant generation, release and transport in the environment. Engineering analysis of natural systems and introduction to engineered systems control of contaminants. 


Course Code: NVE3335C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: (Lecture and Laboratory) Addresses stress-strain concepts and the relationship between internal structure and engineering properties as the basis for selection of materials. Materials studied include metals, concretes, timber, plastics and fiber composites. The Lab offers experiments in measurement techniques, materials testing and engineering applications. 


Course Code: NVE3330
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Introduction to the fundamental aspects of microbiology and biochemistry that are pertinent to environmental engineering and science. Provides an overview of the characteristics of bacteria, Archaea, unicellular Eukaryotes (protozoa, algae, fungi), and viruses. Includes discussions of cell structure, bioenergetics and metabolism, and microbial genetics. Focus is then applied to topics pertinent to environmental engineering: pathogens; disease and immunity; environmental influences on microorganisms; roles of microbes in the carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles; enzymes; molecular microbiology; and microbial ecology.


Course Code: NVE4365
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Environmental Health NVE4365 3


Course Code: ENC3315
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: MEE2405
Corequisite Course: None

Course Description: Health, Safety and Environment ENC3315 3


Course Code: CVE3340C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Includes steady flow in open channels, analysis of water surface profiles, channel design; measurements and estimation of components in the hydrologic cycle; unit hydrograph theory; statistical design methods; and hydrologic routing. The Lab offers experiments in fundamental and applied fluid mechanics.






Course Code: CVE3320C
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: The aim of this course is to give knowledge and understanding of basic soil mechanics and its practical applications. This course includes several topics e.g., physical and mechanical properties of soils, weight volume relationship, soil classification, flow through soils, effective stresses, geostatic stress and stresses due to applied loads, soil compaction, 1-D (one-dimensional) consolidation, and introduction to shear strength. The Soils Laboratory include Hands on experience on laboratory tests dealing with above topics, report writing, quizzes and exams. pertaining to lab tests.


Course Code: NVE4380
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: Municipal infrastructure analysis and design is water distribution networks; wastewater collection; street systems; engineering processes of municipal designs


Course Code: NVE4355
Credits Hours: 3
Prerequisite Course: ...
Corequisite Course: ...

Course Description: This course aims at presenting the analysis and design aspects of main technologies employed in water and wastewater treatment. It includes physical treatment processes like screening, grit removal, aeration, sedimentation, and filtration, chemical treatment processes like coagulation, flocculation, softening, iron and manganese removal, disinfection, ion exchange and adsorption, and biological treatment processes like activated sludge and anaerobic treatment units. The course addresses the reuse of wastewater and the treatment and disposal techniques of generated sludge. It also includes a number of laboratory experiments illustrating selected water and wastewater treatment technologies.