Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103106322014Energy PlantsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to make students aware of energy plants and to illustrate their application fields.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aynur GÜREL
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehending general information on cultivation techniques of energy plants.
2Learning usage of energy plants.
3Recognition of the economically important energy plants.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Energy and energy sources. Biomass energy. Plant materials as energy sources: wood, oil seeds, carbohydrate plants, fiber plants, protein plants, plant wastes, annual and perennial plants for biomass production. Energy forests. Evaluation of recent developments about energy plants.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Energy and energy sources.
2Biomass energy.
3Plant materials as energy sources.
4Woody plants.
5Oil seeds.
6Carbohydrate plants.
7Fiber plants.
8Midterm Exam.
9Protein plants.
10Plant wastes.
11Annual and perennial plants for biomass production.
12Energy forests.
13Evaluation of recent developments about energy plants.
14Homewrok presentation.
15Evaluation of recent developments about energy plants
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Raja, A.K., A.P. Srivastava, M. Dwivedi, 2006. Power Plant Engineering. New Age Int., Daryaganj, New Delhi. Stanczyk, K. M. Ludwik, 2003. Energy Forests. Energy forest development on areas in Central-Eastern Europe where the agricultural production is uneconomical. Dep. of Energy Saving and Air Protection. Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
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)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Report Presentation13030
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Homework Problems13838
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12828
Individual Study for Final Examination12828
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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