Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065352005Design & Simulation of Thermal SystemsElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Provide the ability to synthesis, design and analysis of thermal systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Hüseyin Günerhan
Learning Outcomes
1Obtain basics of the system design concept in thermal engineering.
2Gain experience on optimization applications in thermal engineering.
3Apply the fundamentals of thermoeconomics and energy efficiency concepts in the area of thermal engineering
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Exergy analysis, thermoeconomical analysis,
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General Introduction to System Design and Analysis. Optimum and Near-Optimum Designs. Life-Cycle Design. Computer-Aided Thermal Systems Engineering.
2Engineering Economics for Thermal Systems.
3Design of Thermal Components/Units (heat exchanger, pump, expander, chemical reactor, etc.)
4Exergy Analysis 1 - Fundamental Concepts, Physical Exergy
5Exergy Analysis 2 - Exergy Balance, Chemical Exergy
6Exergy Analysis 3 - Examples
7Thermoeconomics - 1: Fundamental Concepts.
8Thermoeconomics - 2: Solutions to Heat and Power Recovery Problems.
9Thermoeconomics - 3: Examples.
10General Concepts of the Analysis, Synthesis, Design, Retrofit, Controlability and Steady-State Simulation of Thermal Systems.
11General Concepts of the Analysis, Synthesis, Design, Retrofit, Controlability and Steady-State Simulation of Thermal Systems.
12General Concepts of the Analysis, Synthesis, Design, Retrofit, Controlability and Steady-State Simulation of Thermal Systems.
13Computer Aided Thermal Systems Engineering - 1 (ASPEN, HYSYS and/or ChemCad Applications)
14Computer Aided Thermal Systems Engineering -2 (ASPEN, HYSYS and/or ChemCad Applications)
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Recommended or Required Reading
- Bejan A., G. Tsatsaronis, M. Moran (1996). Thermal Design and Optimization, John Wiley and Sons. - Stoecker W. (1989). Design of Thermal Systems, McGraw-Hill. - Seider W.D., J.D. Seader, D.R. Lewin (2004), Product and Process Design Principles: Synthesis, Analysis and Evaluation, John Wiley and Sons. - Moran M. (1982), Availability Analysis: A Guide to Efficient Energy Use, Prentice Hall. - Li K.W. (1995). Applied Termodynamics: Availability Method and Energy Conversion, Taylor and Francis.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14456
Self Study1410140
Individual Study for Homework Problems2816
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)246
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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