Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Energy Production and Environmental Problems CEV357 5 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prof. YILMAZ YILDIRIM
Instructors Prof. YILMAZ YILDIRIM
Goals to get information about energy use and its effects on the environment, to understand and propose methods to the problems arising from energy use, To learn what is the alternative energy resources and their use for the energy production.
Contents Energy use and its impacts, Energy production sources, Mechanics of Energy, Energy from fosil fuels and their impacts on the environment, Energy from wastes and their environmental problems, Nuclear Energy and its environmental problems, waste heat and thermal pollution, Global climate change, Renewable energy resources.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 To get general knowledge about energy and their sources.
2 To evaluate energy use and its impacts on the environment
3 To determine sources of fosil fuels and examine their production, transportation and consumption impact on the environment.
4 To examine energy use and its effects on air, water and soil environment.
5 To examine waste heat and global warming effects on the environment.
6 To learn how to get energy from renewable energy resources
7 To get knowledge about Renewable Energy Sources and Future Energy Technologies
8 To examine nuclear energy and its efffects on the environment and health.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face Education, Discussion
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam (11. week), assignments, presentation, Final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 General informatio about energy production and Environment Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
2 Energy Mechanics Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
3 Conservation of Energy Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
4 Heat Transfer Control, Energy Conversion at Homes Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
5 Solar Energy Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
6 Fosil Fuels Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
7 Air Pollution and Energy Use Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
8 Global Warming and Waste Heat Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
9 Solar Photovaltaic Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
10 Nuclear Energy Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
11 Radiation, its use and effects Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
12 Biomass Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
13 Jeothermal Energy Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)
14 Future Energy Technologies Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) Energy: its use and the environment, Saunders College Publishing, New York.(Related chapter should be read)



Sources
Textbook Roger A. Hinrichs (1996) ENERGY ITS USE AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Saunders College Publishing, New York, Lecture notes-power point presentations
Additional Resources James A. Fay, Dan S. Golomb,(2002) Energy and the environment, Oxford Press.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 2 20
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice. x
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility.
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 2 15 30
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 169
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.63
ECTS Credit of the Course 6