GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SELECTED TOPİCS İN SOLAR ENERGY I/5271302
Course Title: SELECTED TOPİCS İN SOLAR ENERGY I
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof. Şemsettin Altındal
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.gazi.edu.tr/~altundal
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  altundal@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The students who have taken this course can preparate PN, MS and MIS type solar cells andcharacterized theirs electrical in dark and under illuminati








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is fce 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 of recent technology in Solar energy
2. Week  Introduction of recent technology in Solar energy
3. Week  Source of sunlight and improve of solar cells
4. Week  The using areas of solar energy
5. Week  Advantage and dis-advantage of solar energy
6. Week  Review of semiconductor properties
7. Week  Interaction of light with semiconductor
8. Week  Midterm Exam
9. Week  In dark and under illuminated electrical characteristics of solar cells
10. Week  Efficiency losses and measurements
11. Week  Efficiency losses and measurements
12. Week  Improved silicon cell technology
13. Week  Design of silicon solar sells
14. Week  Other semiconductor solar cells
15. Week  Final Exam
16. Week  
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1- Martin A. Green, Solar Cells(Operating Principles, Technology and System Applications), University of New South Wales Australia, 1982 2- Ha
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
25
 Assignment
1
15
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- 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
0
0
 Reading
2
2
4
 Searching in Internet and Library
5
3
15
 Designing and Applying Materials
4
3
12
 Preparing Reports
4
3
12
 Preparing Presentation
6
6
36
 Presentation
6
6
36
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
7
7
 Final and Studying for Final
1
8
8
 Other
4
4
16
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
188
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.52
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Develop, enhance and deepen and obtain creative original definitions by combining current knowledge of the field and critical thinking and researchX
2comprehend interdisciplinary interactions and relations relevant to physics; analyze, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideas and to obtain original results by using expertise knowledge of the field,X
3obtain new scientific knowledge and gain higher level of skills in field of searchX
4develop a new scientific method in the field or apply a known method to a different problemX
5research, understand, design, adopt and apply an original subjectX
6question, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideasX
7publishtheir original works in refereed journalsX
8develop original ideas and methods in the field and also in interdisciplinary fields by using higher level skills such as creative and critical thinking, problem solving and judgmentsX
9present their works and original ideas effectively in a scientific environmentX
10communicate anddiscuss in advance level of writing, oral and visual in at least one foreign languageX
11introduce technological developmentsin anacademic and professional manner and contribute to theprogress of it societyX