Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065532002Absorption Cooling Theory and ApplicationsElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course students; learning is related to absorption cooling and gain the ability to perform thermodynamic analysis of such cycles.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ali Güngör
Learning Outcomes
1To learn the general terms and techniques related to cooling technologies
2Understanding the analysis of the vapor compression refrigeration cycle
3Learning the effects of the heat where it is used in cooling technology
4Absorption and Adsorption Having learned the principles of cooling technologies
5Absorption in air conditioning systems and the use of learning technology adsorption
6Learning to evaluate the absorption cooling system economically
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• The general theory of cooling. • thermodynamics of vapor compression refrigeration systems, solar powered vapor compression refrigeration systems, absorption cooling, basic operations of the binary mixtures, ammonia-water and lithium bromide-water working fluid absorption cooling systems, Adsorption Refrigeration, Adsorption drying systems, evaporative cooling, steam-jet systems , thermoelectric cooling, solar-assisted air-conditioning applications, sample applications, passive and hybrid cooling systems. • The Sunny cooling economy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The general theory of cooling.
2Thermodynamics of vapor compression refrigeration system
3Solar powered vapor compression refrigeration systems
4Absorption cooling
5Basic operations of binary mixtures.
6Basic operations of binary mixtures.
7Ammonia-water and lithium bromide-water working fluid absorption cooling systems
8Midterm Exam
9Adsorption refrigeration systems
10Adsorption drying systems, evaporative cooling
11Steam jet systems
12thermoelectric cooling
13Solar-assisted air-conditioning applications
14Example applications, passive and hybrid cooling systems.
15Sunny cooling economy.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Güngör Ali, “Absorpsiyonlu Soğutma Teori ve Uygulamaları”, Ders Notu. Ege Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi Makina Mühendisliği Bölümü, 2006. YARDIMCI KİTAPLAR: 1. Hsieh, J. S., “Solar Energy Engineering”, Prentice-Hall, 1986. 2. Goswami, D. Y., Kreith, F. with Kreider, J. F., “Principles of Solar Engineering”, Taylor and Francis, 2000. 3. Duffie, J. A., Beckman, W. A., “Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes”, 3. Basım, John Wiley&Sons, 1996. 4. Kalogirou S., Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems, Elsevier, 2009. 5. Dorgan C.B., Leight S.P., Dorgan Charles E., Application Guide for Absorption Cooling/Refrigeration Using Recovered Heat, ASHRAE, 1995
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)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Homework Problems22040
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15050
Individual Study for Final Examination15151
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)225
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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