GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
APPLICATIONS OF SOLAR ENERGY/MM484
Course Title: APPLICATIONS OF SOLAR ENERGY
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Ass.Prof.Dr. Ibrahim ATILGAN
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.websitem.gazi.edu.tr/atilgan
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  atilgan@gazi.edu.tr, ibrahim.atilgan@gmail.com
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To give the related theory and practice the students.
Learning the usage of the methods for research, design and development in the analysis of the energy transformation at applications of solar energy.
The aim of the course is to help the development of the national industry.
To help the development of the engineering skills of the students.





 -- 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  Fundamental concepts, radiation processes and properties.
2. Week  Solar energy, technology of solar energy and applications.
3. Week  Solar radiation, emissivity, absorption, reflection and trasmissivity.
4. Week  Calculation of solar radiation on horizontal surfaces.
5. Week  Transmission of solar radiation through glass and plastics.
6. Week  Solar geometry; angles, direct and emitted radiations.
7. Week  Midterm Exam 1.
8. Week  Performance and theory of flat solar collectors.
9. Week  Concentration collectors.
10. Week  Energy storage, electric power generation using energy.
11. Week  Applications of solar energy.
12. Week  House heating, passive and active systems.
13. Week  Midterm Exam 2.
14. Week  Conversion of solar energy into electrical energy; solar cells.
15. Week  Conversion of solar energy into electrical energy; solar cells.
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1. Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, J. Duffie and W. Beckman, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Second Edition. 2. Solar Energy Engineering, J. S. Hsie
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Drill
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
50
 Assignment
1
5
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
1
5
 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
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
1
4
4
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
1
10
10
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
6
12
 Final and Studying for Final
1
5
5
 Other
2
1
2
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
75
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3
 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