GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
STEAM BOILERS/MM491
Course Title: STEAM BOILERS
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 7 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 the technical, economical and environmental aspects of steam generators
Their design and application in economical sectors
Application of engineering analysis, design and optimization methods for boiler development
Thermal system design
Fuel energy conversion systems and economic investigation




 -- 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: Importance of boilers in energy and environmental economy. Developments in boiler technology.
2. Week  Classification of boilers, and boiler system structures. Boiler applications in different economical sectors.
3. Week  Engineering approaches used in the boiler design. Examining the effects of fuel type and properties on the boiler design, design calculations.
4. Week  Boiler thermal design calculations. Thermal performance calculations based on nominal boiler load. Fuel consumption and chimney gas temperature calcul
5. Week  Boiler thermal design: Combustion calculations, calculation of flame emissivity and condensation temperature of chimney gas.
6. Week  Steam generation process design. Calculation of heat loads and thermodynamic properties of workingfluid.
7. Week  Combustion chamber design.Calculation of soot, gas and partial emissivities in combustion chambers.
8. Week  Calculation of the adiabatic combustion chamber temperature and the combustion gas temperatures at the outlets of heating surfaces.
9. Week  1. Midterm Exam
10. Week  Iterative calculations of the boiler heating surface areas in order to realize the nominal thermal performance conditions.
11. Week  Mechanical design of boilers: Mechanical design and manufacturing of heating surfaces and their locations in the boiler passages.
12. Week  Boiler thermal efficiency and emission tests.Boiler draft systems design: Draft loss, fan and chimney calculations.
13. Week  Experimental determination of combustion, boiler thermal performance and emissions. Emission factors and emission calculations.
14. Week  Fuel preparation, combustion, feed water purification systems and flue gas filtering systems for particles, SO2, and NOx.
15. Week  Term project presentations and control
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1.P.BASU, C.KEFA, L.JESTİN, Boilers and Burnes, Springer-Verlag, 2000. 2.A.DURMAZ, Kömürün Yanması, Bölüm 22, Kömür Özellikleri, Teknolojisi ve Çevre İlişkileri, İ.T.Ü. (Editör Prof.Dr.Orhan KURAL), 1998.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  no
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
40
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
1
20
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 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
7
1
7
 Searching in Internet and Library
7
1
7
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
6
12
 Final and Studying for Final
1
6
6
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
74
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
2.96
 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