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Course Unit Title : Introduction to Energy Systems
Course Unit Code : 01FZK9612
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 : To have knowledge about renewable energy resources (solar, wind, geothermal, biomass), photovoltaics, microturbines.
To have knowledge about life cycle assessment, industrial ecology, and key environmental tools.
To have knowledge about energy and exergy analysis to energy systems.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Energy systems, resources and use; energy classifications and terminology; energy sources and currencies; energy supply and demand; energy conversion and utilization technologies; energy storage and distribution; energy use in countries and sectors of economies; energy intensity; global energy flows and utilization patterns; principal fuels; fuel science and technology: origins of fuels, classifications and physical and chemical properties of fuels, fuel handling and fire hazards, non-conventional fuels; sustainability, sustainable development and energy; clean energy systems. Environmental impact of energy systems such as power generation, industrial processes and transportation; air, soil and water pollution and their effects on the environment; generation mechanisms of chemical pollutants, photochemical pollutants and smog; Introduction to renewable energy resources (solar, wind, geothermal, biomass), photovoltaics, microturbines. Introduction to energy storage systems. Introduction to hydrogen and fuel cells. Introduction to life cycle assessment, industrial ecology, and key environmental tools. Application of energy and exergy analysis to energy systems.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : Investigation of the energy systems, resources and use
Investigation of the energy classifications and terminology
Investigation of the energy conversion and utilization technologies
Course Aims : Energy systems, resources and use; energy classifications and terminology; energy sources and currencies; energy supply and demand; energy conversion and utilization technologies; energy storage and distribution; energy use in countries and sectors of economies; energy intensity; global energy flows and utilization patterns; principal fuels; fuel science and technology: origins of fuels, classifications and physical and chemical properties of fuels, fuel handling and fire hazards, non-conventional fuels; sustainability, sustainable development and energy; clean energy systems.
WorkPlacement   Physics meeting room
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Alternative Energy Technologies
Additional Resources : R.M. DELL and D.A.J. RAND "CLEAN ENERGY"
ROGER A. MESSENGER and JERRY VENTRE "PHOTOVOLTAİC SYSTEMS ENGİNEERİNG"
W. SHEPHERD and D.W. SHEPHERD "ENERGY STUDİES"
Material Sharing
Documents : İBRAHİM DİNCER and MARCH A. ROSEN "EXERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT"
Assignments : Integrated energy systems
Exams : Thermodynamic analysis of integrated energy systems
Additional Material : projrct studies
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 10 140  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
10 3 30  
Homeworks :
1 3 3  
Presentation :
1 1 1  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
0 0 0  
Finals :
0 0 0  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
174  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 30
Quiz :
1 10
Homework :
2 20
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
1 20
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
1 20
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Energy systems, resources and use
 
2 energy classifications and terminology
 
3 energy classifications and terminology
 
4 energy supply and demand
 
5 energy conversion and utilization technologies
 
6 Application of energy and exergy analysis to energy systems
 
7 energy storage and distribution
 
8 energy use in countries and sectors of economies
 
9 energy intensity
 
10 global energy flows and utilization patterns
 
11 principal fuels
 
12 fuel science and technology:
 
13 Environmental impact of energy systems such as power generation, industrial processes and transportation.
 
14 Introduction to renewable energy resources (solar, wind, geothermal, biomass)
 
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