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Course Unit Title : Drying Methods with Solar Energy and Mathematical Modeling
Course Unit Code : 01TRM9505
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 : Describe the solar geometry and solar angles, write their relations mathematically
Explain the advantages of the solar energy
Calculate the solar energy on a surface
Calculate the solar energy on a tended surface
Calculate the available solar energy
Design the solar energy furnace and calculate the solar shining
Model and calculate drying process in solar furnace
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Solar energy, its geometry its radiation and collector, the drying definition, its factors and models,drying systems with solar energy,active and passive stytems,frame type solar energy furnace ,solar furnace with collector and condensation, solar energy furnace solar furnace design radiation and collector calculation, furnace capacity structure equipment tools climate and applications and mathematical modelling.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : To determine the quality changes that can occur in products during the solar drying of agricultural products.
To determine agricultural products suitable drying or not and also the quality changes that can occur in products during the solar drying systems.
To make design of solar drying systems and mathematical modeling of experimental study of solar drying systems
Course Aims : The aim of this course is that products are stored for a long time without spoiling, solar drying is one of the drying methods used and mathamatical modeling to teach the concept.
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Güneş enerjisi ve uygulamaları, Doç.Dr. H.Hüseyin Öztürk.2008.
Additional Resources : Güneş enerjisi uygulamaları. Doç.Dr.Doğan İbrahim. 2006.
Material Sharing
Documents : Textbook or notes at the beginning of the period to provide resources, other resources are recommended.
Assignments : To provide of prepare to the next issue at regular intervals by giving homework to the students.
Exams : Oral exam from merely a few short question is done to reinforce the topics.
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 5 70  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
7 4 28  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 10 10  
Finals :
1 12 12  
Workload Hour (30) :
Total Work Charge / Hour :
Course's ECTS Credit :
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 70
Quiz :
0 15
Homework :
0 15
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
The ratio of the term to success :
The ratio of final to success :
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Solar energy
2 Solar radiation
3 Areas of usage of solar energy
4 Systems of solar energy
5 Drying with solar energy
6 Drying teory, Stages of drying
7 Classification of Dryers
8 Significant Air content for drying
9 Heat and power requirement
10 Solar dryers
11 Energy analysis
12 Mass and Energy balance
13 Solar drying of Agricultural Products
14 Mathematical modeling