Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103067082016Concentrating Solar Power TechnologyElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learning Concentrating solar power technology
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Gökhan GÜRLEK
Learning Outcomes
1Learning Concentrating solar power technology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology , Fundamental principles of concentrating solar power (CSP) systems , Solar resources for concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, Linear Fresnel refl ector (LFR) technology, Parabolic-trough concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, Central tower concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, Parabolic dish concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems and applications, Thermal energy storage systems for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants, Absorber materials for solar thermal receivers in concentrating solar power (CSP) systems, Optimisation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plant, Heat flux and temperature measurement technologies for concentrating solar power, Concentrating solar technologies for industrial process heat and cooling
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to concentrating solar power (CSP) technology
2Fundamental principles of concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
3Solar resources for concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
4Linear Fresnel refl ector (LFR) technology
5Parabolic-trough concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
6Central tower concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
7Parabolic dish concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
8Concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems and applications
9Thermal energy storage systems for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants
10Absorber materials for solar thermal receivers in concentrating solar power (CSP) systems
11Optimisation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plant
12Optimisation of concentrating solar power (CSP) plant
13Heat flux and temperature measurement technologies for concentrating solar power
14Heat flux and temperature measurement technologies for concentrating solar power
15Concentrating solar technologies for industrial process heat and cooling
16Concentrating solar technologies for industrial process heat and cooling
Recommended or Required Reading
Principle of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Ralph L. Webb, Nae-Hyun Kim, Taylor & Francis.
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)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures16348
Team/Group Work51050
Individual Study for Homework Problems51575
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)239
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