|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Electrical Power Generation and Renewable Energy *||EEES 410||8||3||3||4|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Level||First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ahmet TEKE|
Introducing basic terms related with energy, Analyzing energy consumption profile in Turkey and the world, Understanding the operation principles of renewable and alternative energy sources.
Renewable Energy Sources: Hydro Power; Wave; Wind; Solar; Geothermal; Biomass; Bio-fuel; Sustainability; Incentives and Barriers; Efficiency and Effectiveness; Management of Renewable Energy and Its Sustainability; Energy Storage Methods: Flywheel; Batteries and Fuel Cell; Hybrid System and Integration; AC and DC Electricity Conversion; Power Conditioning and Renewable Energy to Grid, Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants, Fundamentals of Cogeneration/Trigeneration, Energy Market
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Has capability in those fields of mathematics and physics that form the foundations of engineering.
Grasps the main knowledge in the basic topics of electrical and electronic engineering.
Comprehends the functional integrity of the knowledge gathered in the fields of basic engineering and electrical-electronics engineering.
Identifies problems and analyzes the identified problems based on the gathered professional knowledge.
Formulates and solves a given theoretical problem using the knowledge of basic engineering.
Has aptitude for computer and information technologies
Knows English at a level adequate to comprehend the main points of a scientific text, either general or about his profession, written in English.
Has the ability to apply the knowledge of electrical-electronic engineering to profession-specific tools and devices.
Has the ability to write a computer code towards a specific purpose using a familiar programming language.
Has the ability to work either through a purpose oriented program or in union within a group where responsibilities are shared.
Has the aptitude to identify proper sources of information, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
Becomes able to communicate with other people with a proper style and uses an appropriate language.
Internalizes the ethical values prescribed by his profession in particular and by the professional life in general.
Has consciousness about the scientific, social, historical, economical and political facts of the society, world and age lived in.
|1||Introduction to energy sources: Aims and applications||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|2||Basic nonrenewable energy sources||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|3||Thermal power plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|4||Nuclear power plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|5||Basic renewable energy sources||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|6||PV power plants: Components and design||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|7||Midterm exam||Midterm exam preparation|
|8||Wind energy plants: Components and design||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|9||Geothermal power plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|10||Tide energy plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|11||Hydraulic power plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|12||The basics of energy efficiency and saving for power plants||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|13||Energy storage types||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|14||High technology renewable energy generation types||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|15||Power plant performance factors||Lecture notes and references on the subject|
|16-17||Final exam||Final exam preparation|
|Recommended or Required Reading|