GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
GAS TURBINES/MM494
Course Title: GAS TURBINES
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 8 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof.Dr. Nuri YUCEL
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/nuyucel
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  nuyucel@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Knowledge about characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of gas turbines.
Knowledge about thermodynamic analysis of ideal gas turbine cycles.
Knowledge about main components of gas turbines and their functions.
Knowledge about thermodynamic analysis of gas turbine cycles used in aircrafts.





 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  FUNDEMENTAL CONCEPTS: Introduction. Review of thermodynamics.
2. Week  ANALYSIS OF IDEAL CYCLES: Analysis of simple gas turbine cycle (Brayton cycle). Analysis of gas turbine cycles with heat-exchange and with reheat.
3. Week  ANALYSIS OF IDEAL CYCLES: Analysis of gas turbine cycles with heat-exchange, reheat and intercooled compression.
4. Week  COMPONENT LOSSES IN GAS TURBINES: Differences between real and ideal cycles. Stagnation properties. Compressor and turbine efficiencies, polytropic ef
5. Week  COMPONENT LOSSES IN GAS TURBINES: Pressure losses. Heat-exchanger effectiveness. Mechanical losses. Variation of specific heat. Combustion efficiency.
6. Week  COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF REAL CYCLES: Comparative performance analysis of simple, heat-exchange and heat exchange with reheat or intercooling cycles
7. Week  GAS TURBINE CYCLES FOR AIRCRAFT PROPULSION: Introduction, critteria of performance. Definition of efficiencies: propulsion efficiency, efficiency of e
8. Week  MIDTERM EXAM I and demonstration of gas turbines in the lab.
9. Week  GAS TURBINE CYCLES FOR AIRCRAFT PROPULSION: Thermodynamic analysis of simple turbojet cycle. Optimization of turbojet cycle.
10. Week  GAS TURBINE CYCLES FOR AIRCRAFT PROPULSION: Thermodynamic analysis of turbofan cycle. Optimization of turbofan cycle. Thermodynamic analysis of turbop
11. Week  MAIN COMPONENTS OF GAS TURBINES: Centrifugal and axial flow compressors: their characteristics, their comparisions and velocity triangles.
12. Week  MAIN COMPONENTS OF GAS TURBINES: Types and characteristics of combustion systems. Radial and axial flow turbines: their characteristics, their compari
13. Week  MIDTERM EXAM II and solution of exam problems.
14. Week  PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF GAS TURBINES: Component characteristics. Variation of power output and specific fuel consumption with output speed , elevation
15. Week  PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF GAS TURBINES: Component characteristics. Variation of power output and specific fuel consumption with output speed , elevation
16. Week  Final
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Gas Turbine Theory, H. Saravanamutto, G.F.C. Rogers and H. Cohen, Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition. Elements of Gas Turbine Propulsion, J. D. Mattingl
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  -
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
60
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 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
7
14
 Final and Studying for Final
1
7
7
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
77
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.08
 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