Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
703003222014GEOGRAPHY OF ENERGYElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Energy has the most important role in the national development. However, it is the base of the industrialization the resource of the most using kind of energy is scarce and in tends of exhaust. The course analyze the production and consumption of energy, the kinds and attributes of energy sources, the criteria of the selection of energy source, new and clean energy sources in the view mentioned above. Special importance is given into analyze of Turkey’s energy sources and its problems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa MUTLUER
Learning Outcomes
1Enerji kavramı ve çeşitlerini öğrenme
2Enerji kaynaklarının ve kullanımının çevre sorunları, siyasal ilişkiler ve ekonomik yansımaları ile aralarındaki ilişkiyi geniş bir bakış açısıyla yorumlayabilme
3Bilgi birikimini, ulusal ve uluslar arası sorunlarda, güncel olaylarda ve sorunlarda kullanabilme beceresi geliştirme
4Coğrafi konuları sistematik bir yaklaşımla ele alma ve araştırma becerisi geliştirme
5To comprehend the concept of energy and its variations 2.
6To comprehend and analyze political / economical responses and environmental results of using the energy sources
7To gain ability to use of knowledge on existing national and international issues and problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Concept of energy and its kinds; Coal, petroleum, natural gases, hydraulic power, nuclear energy, wind, solar and geothermal energy; Turkey’s energy sources; Turkey’s problems related to its energy demand.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Concept of energy and its kinds Lecture
2Energy sources and their relation with geography Lecture
3Using criteria to selecting the type of energy Lecture
4New trends in using of energy sources Lecture
5Coal Lecture
6Petroleum Lecture
7Natural Gas Lecture
8Hydraulic energy Lecture
9Nuclear energy Lecture
10Alternative energy resources Lecture
11Wind energy Lecture
12Mid-term exam Written exam
13Solar energy Lecture
14Geothermal energy Lecture
15Energy resources of Turkey and Turkey’s energy problem Lecture
16Final ExamWritten exam
Recommended or Required Reading
KARUBULUT, Yalçın, Enerji Kaynakları, Ankara Üniversitesi Basım Evi, Ankara 1999 KARABULUT, Yalçın, Türkiye Enerji Kaynakları, Ankara Üniversitesi Basım Evi, Ankara 2000
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
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Project Design/Management8324
Self Study7321
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination199
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)121
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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