Arc. Sanusi Waziri Gumau

HOD

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology

The Department was established in 1981. The department initially acquired a demonstration farm at Wailo, a distance of 60km North of Bauchi metropolis. In 1983, when the department moved to the permanent site of the institution at Gwallameji, consequently, a new farm was developed at the permanent site.

Headship

The following are the names of the Heads of Department from inception to date:

  1. Dr. N.C. Udeh 1981-1984
  2. Dr. E.T. Udongo 1984-1985
  3. Dr. N.C. Udeh 1985-1991
  4. Engr. Akani O. Akani 1991-1996
  5. Engr. Samuel Sule 1996-2000
  6. Engr. C.A. Ezeaku 2001- 2010
  7. Engr. Yohanna D. Ali 2011 – 2018
  8. Engr. Laudan Kefas 2018 – 2020
  9. Engr. Dr. C. Ohanwe 2020 – Date

The department runs four programmes which are accredited by the National Board for Technical Education.  The three programmes are:-

  1. Diploma – Agricultural & Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology
  2. National Diploma – Agricultural & Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology
  3. Higher National Diploma – Farm Power/Machinery Option and
  4. Higher National Diploma – Soil and Water Option.
  5. Higher National Diploma – Post-Harvest Technology

Contact Information

agric-tech@fptb.edu.ng

Programs

 

s/nProgramme of Study
1Higher National Diploma in Farm Power and Machinery
2Higher National Diploma in Post-Harvest Technology
3Higher National Diploma in Soil and Water Engineering
4National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Technology
5Pre-HND Agricultural Engineering Technology

Entry Requirements

 

TBD

Courses

 

Higher National Diploma in Farm Power and Machinery - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 311LAND CLEARING AND DEVELOPMENT2
2ABE 312SOIL MECHANICS2
3ABE 315COMPUTER APPLICATION2
4ABE 316THEORY OF STRUCTURES2
5ABP 311AGRICULTURAL MACHINE DRAWING3
6ABP 312HEAT ENGINES3
7GNS 301USE OF ENGLISH III / COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
8MEC 311ENGINEER IN SOCIETY2
9MEP 322SAFETY3
10MTH 311ADVANCE ALGEBRA2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 314INSTRUMENTATION3
2ABE 325RURAL ELECTRIFICATION3
3ABE 326PRINCIPLES OF SURVEYING AND FARM BUILDING3
4ABP 321FARM TRACTOR SYSTEMS,OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE3
5ABP 323ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS3
6ABP 324TILLAGE AND PLANTING MACHINERY3
7AGR 401RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
8EED 323ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT I2
9GNS 302COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH IV2
10MTH 312ADVANCED CALCULUS2
11MTH 321NUMERICAL METHODS2

Higher National Diploma in Farm Power and Machinery - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 431ADVANCED FARM STRUCTURES3
2ABE 444PROJECT SEMINAR2
3ABP 431CROP PROTECTION AND HARVESTING MACHINERY3
4ABP 432FARM WORKSHOP OGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT2
5ABP 433CROP PROCESSING AND HANDLING MACHINERY3
6ABP 434FARM MACHINERY DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION3
7ABP 435FARM WASTE MANAGEMENT2
8AGR 302FIELD EXPERIMENTATION AND DATA ANALYSIS3
9APT 311LIVESTOCK FARM MACHINIZATION2
10CPT 313AGRO-CLIMATOLOGY3
11EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 302INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD (3D)2
2ABE 445PRACTICAL PROJECT4
3ABE 446AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT2
4ABP 441TRACTOR AND THEIR POWER UNITS3
5ABP 442FARM POWER AND MACHINERY MANAGEMENT3
6ABP 443CROP DRYING AND STORAGE3
7AGR 402AGRICULTURAL PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT2

Higher National Diploma in Post-Harvest Technology - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 315COMPUTER APPLICATION2
2GNS 301USE OF ENGLISH III / COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
3MEC 311ENGINEER IN SOCIETY2
4PHT 311HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER2
5PHT 312APPLIED FLUID DYNAMICS2
6PHT 313CROP STORAGE3
7PHT 314ENTOMOLOGY & PEST CONTROL2
8STB 213PEST AND PEST CONTROL2
9STM 211MICROBIOLOGY2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 325RURAL ELECTRIFICATION3
2ABP 323ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS3
3AGR 401RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
4EED 323ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT I2
5GLT 321BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL INSTRUMENTION2
6PHT 321STORAGE STRUCTURES3
7PHT 322PRIMARY PROCESSING METHODS & EQUIPMENT4
8PHT 323CROP HARVESTING METHODS & EQUIPMENT2
9STB 313MYCOLOGY2
10STC 222BIOCHEMISTRY3

Higher National Diploma in Post-Harvest Technology - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 444PROJECT SEMINAR2
2AGR 302FIELD EXPERIMENTATION AND DATA ANALYSIS3
3CPT 313AGRO-CLIMATOLOGY3
4EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2
5FST 411ADVANCED FOOD MICROBIOLOGY3
6PAS 312STORAGE MANAGEMENT3
7PHT 411CROP HANDLING3
8PHT 432QUALITY CONTROL OF LOSS ASSESSMENT3
9PHT 433CROP DRYING METHODS AND EQUIPMENT2
10PHT 434PACKING AND PACKAGING MATERIALS2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 302INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD (3D)2
2ABE 445PRACTICAL PROJECT4
3AEM 426AGRIC. EXTENSION & RURAL SOCIOLOGY2
4APT 445ANIMAL PRODUCTS PROCESSING3
5MTH 413STATISTICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING2
6PHT 421STORE MANAGEMENT II2
7PHT 422STORAGE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION2
8PHT 441PLANT PRODUCTS PROCESSING2

Higher National Diploma in Soil and Water Engineering - HND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 311LAND CLEARING AND DEVELOPMENT2
2ABE 312SOIL MECHANICS2
3ABE 315COMPUTER APPLICATION2
4ABE 316THEORY OF STRUCTURES2
5AES 311ENGINEERING SURVEY AND PHOTOGRAMMETRY2
6CEC 302HYDROLOGY AND HYDROGEOLOGY2
7GNS 301USE OF ENGLISH III / COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
8MEC 311ENGINEER IN SOCIETY2
9MTH 311ADVANCE ALGEBRA2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 314INSTRUMENTATION3
2ABE 325RURAL ELECTRIFICATION3
3ABE 326PRINCIPLES OF SURVEYING AND FARM BUILDING3
4AGR 401RESEARCH METHODOLOGY2
5CEC 301HYDRAULICS2
6CEC 311QUANTITIES & SPECIFICATIONS2
7CEC 327DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS2
8CEC 419PUBLIC HEALTH IN ENGINEERING2
9EED 323ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT I2
10GNS 302COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH IV2
11MTH 312ADVANCED CALCULUS2
12MTH 321NUMERICAL METHODS2

Higher National Diploma in Soil and Water Engineering - HND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 431ADVANCED FARM STRUCTURES3
2ABE 444PROJECT SEMINAR2
3AES 411WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT2
4AES 412ADVANCED SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION3
5AES 413IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY3
6AGR 302FIELD EXPERIMENTATION AND DATA ANALYSIS3
7CEC 318FOUNDATION ENGINEERING2
8CPT 313AGRO-CLIMATOLOGY3
9EED 413ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT II2

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 302INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD (3D)2
2ABE 445PRACTICAL PROJECT4
3ABE 446AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN DEVELOPMENT2
4AES 422LAND RECLAMATION3
5AES 423IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE3
6AES 425HYDRAULICS STRUCTURE3
7AGR 402AGRICULTURAL PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT2

National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Technology - ND I

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 101INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL & BIO-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING3
2ABE 112TRACTOR OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE2
3ABE 113BASIC WORKSHOP TECHNOLOGY AND PRACTICE2
4ABE 117COMPUTER APPLICATION I2
5AGT 111PRINCIPLES OF CROP PRODUCTION2
6EEC 115ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE I2
7GNS 102COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH2
8GNS 103USE OF LIBRARY2
9GNS 127CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION I2
10MEC 103ENGINEERING MECHANICS3
11MEC 112TECHNICAL DRAWING3
12MTH 114ALGEBRA AND ELEMENTARY TRIGONOMETRY3

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 102REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF FARM IMPLEMANTS3
2ABE 121CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PROCESSING AND STORAGE FACILITIES3
3ABE 122FARM MACHINERY AND MECHANIZATION3
4ABE 125INTRODUCTION TO LIVESTOCK MECHANIZATION2
5ABE 127COMPUTER APPLICATION II2
6AGT 113INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE2
7AGT 120INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS2
8CEC 104SICENCE & PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS3
9CEC 106STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 3
10EED 126INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
11GNS 128CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION II2
12GNS 202COMMUNICATION IN ENGLISH II2
13MEC 102DESCRIPTIVE GEOMETRY2

National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Technology - ND II

Semester 1

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 201COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN AND DRAFTING2
2ABE 211FARM ELECTRIFICATION3
3ABE 213IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE3
4ABE 214AGRIC. MATERIALS HANDLING TECHNOLOGY3
5ABE 222FARM MACHINERY AND MECHANIZATION 23
6ABE 227TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING2
7CEC 213SOIL MECHANICS2
8EED 216PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP2
9MEC 214FLUID MECHANICS3
10MTH 122TRIGONOMETRY AND ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY2
11MTH 211CALCULUS2
12SWE 200SIWES4

Semester 2

s/nCourse CodeCourse TitleCourse Unit
1ABE 215FARM POWER3
2ABE 223SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION3
3ABE 224CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF FARM STRUCTURES3
4ABE 225POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGIES AND STORAGE3
5ABE 228PRACTICAL PROJECT2
6ABE 230FARM MACHINERY MANAGEMENT2
7AGT 231STATISTICS & FIELD EXPERIMENTATION2
8IAE 112RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION2