Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065041998Heat Pipes Theory and ApplicationsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Having the student gain knowledge about problems and solutions of " Heat Pipe Theory and Applications" that he/she will encounter through his/her education and profession.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ali GÜNGÖR
Learning Outcomes
1To learn types of heat pipes and applications, working fluids, wick structures
2To learn control techniques, heat characteristics, heat pipe theory, capillary limit and temperature characteristics
3To learn sonic, bubble method, boiling limit
4To learn heat pipe design and design models, fabrication of heat pipes
5To learn various applications of heat pipes in energy systems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Types of heat pipes and applications, Working fluids, Wick structures, Control techniques, Heat characteristics, Heat pipe theory, Capillary limit and temperature characteristics, Sonic, Bubble method, Boiling limit, Heat pipe design and design models, Fabrication of heat pipes, Various applications of heat pipes in energy systems
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Types of heat pipes and applications
2Working fluids
3Wick structures
4Control techniques
5Heat characteristics
6Heat pipe theory
7Capillary limit and temperature characteristics
8Midterm Exam
9Sonic
10Bubble method
11Boiling limit
12Heat pipe design and design models
13Fabrication of heat pipes
14Various applications of heat pipes in energy systems
15Various applications of heat pipes in energy systems
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Peterson, G.P., “An Introduction to Heat Pipes Modelling, Testing and Application”, John Wiley & Sons, 1994 2. Calvin C., Silverstein, W., “Design and Technology of Heat Pipes for Cooling and Heat Exchange”, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1992 3. Dunn, P.,Reay, D.A., “Heat Pipes”, Pergamon Press, 1982 4. Chi, S. W., “Heat Pipe Theory and Practice - A Sourcebook”, Hemisphere Publishing Corporation, 1976. 5. Faghiri A., "Heat Pipe Science and Technology", Taylor&Francis, 1995.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
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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