GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUCLEAR ENERGY/5931302
Course Title: NUCLEAR ENERGY
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 1 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof.Pervin ARIKAN
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/pervin
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  pervin@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Being able to know the fundamentals of nuclear energy
Being able to comprehend operating principles and process of nuclear power stations
Being able to define nuclear safety principles
Being able to comprehend environmental effects of nuclear power stations and radioactive waste management
Being able to comprehend renewable energy resources
Being able to define energy policy of Turkey



 -- 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  The basics of nuclear energy
2. Week  Neutron physics
3. Week  Fission and fusion
4. Week  Nuclear power station
5. Week  Nuclear power station
6. Week  Nuclear power station
7. Week  Nuclear power station
8. Week  Midterm exam
9. Week  Principles for nuclear safety
10. Week  Radioactive waste management
11. Week  Nuclear power station accidents
12. Week  Environmental pollution
13. Week  Accelerator driven systems
14. Week  Renewable energy resources
15. Week  Energy policy of Turkey and its resources
16. Week  Final exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  1)Publications,TAEA 2)Elements of Nuclear Physics W.E.Meyerhof (McGraw –Hill ,USA) 3)Introduction to Nuclear Engineering J.R.Lamarsh,A.J.Baratta (Addison Wesley) 4) Publications,IAEA
 -- 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
3
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
1
10
10
 Searching in Internet and Library
2
20
40
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
0
0
 Preparing Reports
2
10
20
 Preparing Presentation
0
0
0
 Presentation
0
0
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
20
20
 Final and Studying for Final
1
25
25
 Other
2
15
30
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
187
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.48
 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