GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING/MM488
Course Title: NATURAL GAS ENGINEERING
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/htopal
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  htopal@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Understanding of technical, economical, and environmental properties of natural gas combustion systems and installations, their design and application
Applications of engineering analyses, design and optimization methods to research, system development, design, operation and optimization of natural g
Natural gas supplies exterior and interior design and optimization
Gas-fired plants safety measures and security systems
Calculating the parameters of emission of gas plants




 -- 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: Scope of natural gas engineering, status of natural gas in fossil fuels, comparasion of natural gas with other technical gaseous fuels
2. Week  Formation and reserves of natural gas. Production of rough natural gas and processing. Transportation of natural gas in gaseous and liquid form, its s
3. Week  Utilization of natural gas in domestic, industrial, transportation, energy-conversion and agricultural sectors and the related thermal and natural gas
4. Week  Engineering approach in design of exterior and interior natural gas piping installations. High, medium and low pressure natural gas distribution netwo
5. Week  Design calculations of low pressure natural gas interior piping installations, piping calculations, design, applications and optimization.
6. Week  Design calculations of medium pressure natural gas interior piping installations, boiler house, boiler components and auxiliaries.
7. Week  Physical, combustion and emission properties of natural gas and their effects on system design. Combustion of natural gas and combustion calculatio
8. Week  Midterm I.
9. Week  Classification of natural gas flames, their formation, radiation and emission properties. Calculation of flame emissivities and condensation tempera
10. Week  Heat transfer properties of natural gas fired boilers, shaping and dimensioning of the combustion chambers.
11. Week  Fuel preparation and combustion systems for natural gas. Pressure and flow rate control of natural gas.
12. Week  Midterm II.
13. Week  Natural gas fired boilers, waste heat boilers for gas turbines and combined cycle power plants.
14. Week  Engineering approaches used in the design of the natural gas fired boilers.
15. Week  Experimental determination of the thermal performance and emissions properties of natural gas fired boilers. Emission parameters and emission calculat
16. Week  Final exam.
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1.M.L.NAYYAR, Piping Handbook, Mc Graw-Hill Inc, C.Edition, 1992. 2.R.H.P.PERRY, C.H.CHILTON, Chemical Engineers, Handbook.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  nome
 -- 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
3
14
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
1
3
3
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
3
2
6
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
5
10
 Final and Studying for Final
2
5
10
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
71
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
2.84
 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