GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
FUELS COMBUSTION AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS/MM448
Course Title: FUELS COMBUSTION AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assoc.Prof.Dr.Hüseyin TOPAL
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/htopal
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  htopal@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Understanding of technical, economical, and environmental properties of combustion systems
In the economic sector of combustion systems to determine the most appropriate applications
To teach the fundamental properties, importance and application of fuels, combustion and combustion systems in engineering
Learing the applications of related analyses, design and optimization methods for research, system development, design, operation and optimization





 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Introduction: Fuels, combustion and combustion systems in engineering, combustion types, applications in economic sectors, business, energy and enviro
2. Week  Fossil fuels: Formation of coal, oil and natural gas, their production and processing.Classification of fuels, their properties and sectorial preferen
3. Week  Fuel technologies: Production of technical fuels from rough solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Fuel analyses, their interpretations in respect to system
4. Week  Definition and types of combustion, fundamental requirements of sustainable combustion. Fundamental combustion formation mechanisms
5. Week  Conversion mechanisms of fuel into gaseous form, fuel-air mixing, ignition and sustainable flame formation. Related design and operational measures.
6. Week  Chemical thermodynamics, combustion reactions, chemical equilibrium and calculation of equilibrium constants, interpretations of equilibrium constants
7. Week  Midterm Exam I
8. Week  Combustion analysis the solid-liquid and gaseous fuels, fuel consumption, combustion air and combustion products account. Emissivity of the flame and
9. Week  Thermodynamic properties of combustion gases. Calculation of flame emissivities and the condensation temperature of chimney gas. Thermal losses of com
10. Week  Fuel preparation systems for coal, fuel oil and natural gas.
11. Week  Midterm II
12. Week  Experimental determination of combustion thermal performance and emission properties. Emission parameters and emission calculations.
13. Week  Calculations of combustion efficiency, fuel consumption, flow rate of required combustion air and combustion products. Adiabatic flame temperature.
14. Week  Preparation systems for coal, fuel-oil and natural gas combustion.
15. Week  Classification of combustion systems, their combustion and emission properties
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1. P.BASU, C.KEFA, L.JESTİN, Boilers and Burnes, Springer-Verlag, 2000. 2. J.B.HEYWOOD, Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw-Hill Book Company,1988. 3. Hüseyin TOPAL, Ders Notları
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  No
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
40
 Assignment
1
10
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
5
10
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
12
3
36
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
1
3
3
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
4
2
8
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
4
5
20
 Final and Studying for Final
3
5
15
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
82
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.28
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Engineering graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical background for a successful profession and with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.X
2Engineering graduates with skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Engineering graduates with the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Engineering graduates with the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
5Ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
6Ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issueX
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
9Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX
11Engineering graduates who are aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issuesX
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX