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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Design of Solar Energy Systems
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5116
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Can calculate solar water heating systems
Can model solar air heating systems
Can calculate solar electric systems
Can search recent developments in solar energy
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Solar energy, solar radiation, solar thermal power systems, solar electric systems.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : To teach students planning and project techniques of solar energy systems
To teach students to perform optimization of solar energy systems
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the design parameters of solar thermal power and solar electric systems
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Lecture notes and presentations about solar energy
Additional Resources : [1] ÖZTÜRK, H,H. 2008. Güneş enerjisi ve uygulamaları Birsen yayınları İstanbul.
[2] ATAGÜNDÜZ, G. 1989. Güneş enerjisi temelleri ve uygulamaları İzmir.
[3] TIRIS, M., TIRIS, Ç., ERDALLI, Y. 1997 Güneş enerjili su ısıtma sistemleri, Kocaeli.
[4] ERTEKİN, C., KULCU, R., EVRENDİLEK, F. 2008 .?Techno-Economic Analysis of Solar Water Heating Systems in Turkey?. Sensors, 8, 1252-1277.
[5] ERTEKİN, C., EVRENDİLEK, F. ,KULCU, R. 2008 .?Modeling Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Optimum Tilt Angles for Solar Collectors in Turkey?. Sensors 2008, 8,2913-2931.
[6] ACAROĞLU, M. 2007. Alternatif Enerji Kaynakları. Nobel yayınları.
Material Sharing
Documents : Thesis, project final reports and articles about solar energy
Assignments : Examples about solar energy systems design
Exams : Preparing full scale solar energy system project
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
15 5 75  
Homeworks :
2 8 16  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
3 6 18  
Finals :
4 6 24  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
175  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 20
Quiz :
1 20
Homework :
1 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
50
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Structure and properties of the sun
  Study Materials: [1], [2]
2 Solar radiation: definitions, angles,
extraterrestrial radiation, spectral radiation, properties, radiation on sloped surfaces.
  Study Materials: [1], [2]
3 Solar water heating systems
  Study Materials: [3], [4], [5]
4 Energy balance of solar collectors
  Study Materials: [1], [3], [4], [5]
5 Solar air heating systems
  Study Materials: [1], [2], [6]
6 Solar drying
  Study Materials: [1], [2], [6]
7 Solar pool
  Study Materials: [1], [2]
8 Solar cooker
  Study Materials: [1]
9 Solar architecture
  Study Materials: [1]
10 Greenhouse heating with solar energy
  Study Materials: [1]
11 Solar cooling
  Study Materials: [1], [6]
12 Solar water distillation and solar concentration systems
  Study Materials: [1], [6]
13 Solar electric systems
  Study Materials: [1], [6]
14 Solar thermal energy storage
  Study Materials: [1]