Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065722006Solar Energy Engineering IIElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are: to understand solar systems concepts and economics, to learn principles of solar applications to buildings, fundamentals of thermal conversion and different simulation methods
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Necdet Özbalta
Learning Outcomes
1Learn solar process economics
2Learn principles of design of active systems
3Learn f-chart method
4Learn thermal and optical performance of concentrating collectors
5Learn principles of solar energy application to buildings
6Learn principles of design of passive and hybrid systems
7Learn design of photovoltaic systems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Solar Process Economics, Concentrating Collectors, Building Heating, Solar Thermal Power Systems, Design of active systems: f-chart, Design of Active Systems by Utilizability, Desing of Passive and Hybrid Heating Systems, Design of Photovoltaic Systems
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Solar Process Economics
2Solar Process Economics
3Concentrating Collectors
4Concentrating Collectors
5Building Heating
6Building Heating
7Solar Thermal Power Systems
8Design of Active Systems: f-chart
9Design of Active Systems by Utilizability
10Desing of Passive and Hybrid Heating Systems
11Desing of Passive and Hybrid Heating Systems
12Midterm exam
13Desing of Passive and Hybrid Heating Systems
14Design of Photovoltaic Systems
15Design of Photovoltaic Systems
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Duffie J.A., Beckman W. A., 2006, Solar Engineering of Thermal Process, John Wiley and Sons, NewYork, Atagunduz G., 1989, Güneş Enerjisi Temelleri ve Uygulamaları, Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir, 372s. Goswami, D.Y., Kreith, F., 2000, Principles of Solar Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia. Tiwari, G.N., 2002, Solar Energy, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi. Kreider, J.F., Hoogendoorn, C.J., 1989, Solar Design, Taylor and Francis Corporation. A., Gungor, N., Özbalta, N., Altuntop, Gunes Enerjili Merkezi Sıcak Su Sistemlerinin Projelendirilmesi ve Uygulama Esasları, TMMOB Makina Mühendisleri Odası Mersin şubesi, 24-25 Haziran 2005
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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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
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Homework Problems1010100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)234
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO14  44         
LO24  44         
LO34  44         
LO44  44         
LO54  44         
LO64  44         
LO74  44         
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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