Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Thermodynamics * TYP   203 3 2 2 2

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Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Yılmaz YILDIZ
Prof.Dr.YILMAZ YILDIZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Thermodynamics is a sciences that deals with energy. Aim of this science is to give some basic principles about thermodynamic laws, ideal gases and main thermodynamic processes in ideal gas, humid air and humitdair processes (Psychrometry), compressors, gas power cycles, steam power cycles, refrigeration cycles subjects.
Introduction (Thermodynamic system, thermodynamic process, heat and work, thermodynamic equilibrium), Properties of the ideal gases and equation of state for ideal gases, Real gases, Thermodynamic laws (The first and the second), Main thermodynamic processes in ideal gases, Psychrometry and basic psychrometric processes, Compressors, Gas power cycles, Vapour power cycles, Refrigeration cycles.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Makes aplication of engineering design of irrigation systems and conducts tests about the materıals used ın these systems and preapares reports
Developes and implements strategies for wastewater, drainage water, runoff water such as treated waste water re-use of non-conventional water without adversely affecting the environment, makes laboratory analysis about saline alkali soils and water suita
Prepares project about soil and water structures, animal houses, storage structures and crop production structures. Analyzes in terms of static and strength. Determines the properties of materials used in construction and makes the relevant tests.
Designs crop production systems, controls environmental domestic conditions and operates, makes the selection of materials to be used, tests and prepares a report.
Designs and projects small dams, ponds. Prepares and implements flood action plans within the scope of integrated watershed management.
Developes and implement s strategies of sustainable water management for the purposes of protecting water resources and agricultural production.
Developes and implements irrigation programmes using the soil-plant-water relations and soil engineering properties
Prepares land consolidation projects and applies. Provides farm developing systems. Prepares and implements rural development projects.
Exposes the problems about soil and water conservation (erosion) and water harvesting, prepares and implements the project.
Etudes drainage of agricultural lands, plans drainage systems,prepares projects and makes aplications, selects materials to be used, tests and prepares a report
Plans activities related to operation, maintenance and repairs irrigation network,developes project formulations in monitoring and evaluations, operates the irrigation networks.
Works independently and takes responsibility
Has the ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental researches,and acquires the skill of analyzing and interpreting the complex issiues occured during this process .
Creates effective solutions for sustainable agricultural production
Accesses to the resources in the field, uses of these resources and continuous self-improvement
Developes projects to protect natural resources like water,and offers the benefit to society, using the information of basic engineering, basic agricultural engineering and agricultural structures and irrigation engineering .
Has the ability to analyze problems ,make decisions and solve about professional subjects

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction. Reading cited references.
2 The first law of thermodynamics, internal energy and enthalpy. Reading cited references.
3 The second law of thermodynamics, the Carnot cycle and entropy. Reading cited references.
4 The ideal gases and the procceses of the ideal gases. Reading cited references.
5 Problems ( The ideal gas processes ). Studying problems related to topic.
6 Sample problems ( The ideal gas processes). Studying problems related to topic.
7 Real gases and compressors. Reading cited references.
8 Mid-Term Exam Reading cited references.
9 Steam and steam processes. Reading cited references.
10 Psychrometry. Reading cited references.
11 Problems (Psychromeric processes). Studying problems related to topic.
12 Gas power cycles. Reading cited references.
13 Vapor power cycles. Reading cited references.
14 Refrigeration cycles and refrigeretion. Reading cited references.
15 Problems (Power cycles). Studying problems related to topic.
16-17 Term Exams

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