Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Renewable Energy Sources CEV459 7 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prof. YILMAZ YILDIRIM
Instructors
Goals It is aimed to teach about renewable energy sources and how to use the sources. Students will learn types of sources.
Contents Definition and sources of energy, solar energy, wind energy, small scale hydraulic energy, geothermal energy, wave energy, ocean thermal energy conversion, biofuels.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students will have general knowledge about renewable energy sources
2 Students will learn types of renewable energy sources
3 Students will learn advantages of renewable energy and it's use

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, homework, presentation
Assessment Methods Lecture, homework, presentation, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Principles of renewable energy Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
2 Essential of fluid dynamics and Heat transfer Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
3 Solar radiation Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
4 Solar water heating and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
5 Solar Photovolatic and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
6 Hydro-power and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
7 Power from wind and applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
8 The photosynthetic processes Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
9 Biomass and bio-fuels Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
10 Wave power and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
11 Tidal power and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
12 Ocean thermal energy conversions Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
13 Geothermal energy and its applications Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)
14 Energy systems, storage and transmissions Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition (Related chapter should be read)



Sources
Textbook Lecture notes-power point presentations Twidell, JW and Weir AD, (2006), Renewable Energy Resources, Francis&Taylor, Second Edition
Additional Resources



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 70
Assignments 2 20
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10
In-Term Total 4 100
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. x
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. x
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 10 20
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 30 30
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 174
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.8
ECTS Credit of the Course 6