Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ENR301ENERGY CROPSElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to gain sufficient knowledge and experience about using areas and cultivation techniques of energy crops.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Hakan GEREN
Learning Outcomes
11. Recognition of energy crops
22. Gain knowledge about environmental impacts of energy crops
33. Gain knowledge about economic contribution of energy crops
44. Evaluation of using areas of energy crops
55. Understanding of growing techniques of energy crops
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Introduction, the importance of energy crops, Energy units and their converts, Environmental impacts of energy crops, Economic contribution of energy crops, Production of energy crops in the world, Production of energy crops in Turkey.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
11. Introduction, the importance of energy crops literatür
22. Energy units and their converts literatür
33. Environmental impacts of energy crops literatür
44. Economic contribution of energy crops literatür
55. Production of energy crops in the world literatür
66. Production of energy crops in Turkey literatür
77. Plants used as energy crops literatür
88. Mid-term examination
99. Growing techniques of energy crops (C3 crops) literatür
1010. Growing techniques of energy crops (C4 crops) literatür
1111. Harvest procedures in energy cops literatür
1212. Storage of energy crops literatür
1313. Using areas of energy crops literatür
1414. Yield and quality factors in energy crops literatür
1515. Presentation of term project literatür
1616. Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
1. El Bassam, N., 1998. Energy plant species, Their use and impact on environment and development, James & James Ltd UK, 321p. 2. Jones, M.B. and M.Walsh, 2007. Miscanthus, for energy and fibre, Earthscan UK, 192p. 3. Öztürk, H., 2008. Yenilenebilir Enerji Kaynakları ve Kullanımı, Teknik Yayınevi, Ankara, 367s 4. Acaroğlu,M., 2007, Alternatif Enerji Kaynakları, Nobel Yayın Dğt, 609s.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation11010
Self Study7535
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)113
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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