Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Chemistry of Fuels KIM457 7 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. HASAN ÇABUK
Instructors Prof. HALE SÜTCÜ
Goals Learning of the compositions of the present and alternative fuel sources and their chemical strusture and learning assessment
Contents Classification of Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels, Coal, Physical Properties of Coal, Chemical Properties of Coal, Petrographic Properties of Coal, Coal Technology: Coking, Gasification, liquefaction, Briquetting, Wood, Peat, Biomass (Biofuels), Oil, Oil shale, Asphaltite, Petroleum coke , Tar sands, Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Coke gas, Water gas, Generator gas, Nuclear Energy, Hydrogen Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Geothermal Energy, Hydraulic Power, Wave Energy
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Know the properties of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels
2 Learn to use fields
3 Students know the alternative fuel sources

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Presentation of the course notes compiled from Turkish and English resources.Listening. Question and answer.
Assessment Methods Midterm and final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction, Classification of Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
2 Coal, Physical Properties of Coal Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
3 Chemical Properties of Coal Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
4 Petrographic Properties of Coal Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
5 Coal Technology: Coking Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
6 Coal Technology: Gasification Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
7 Coal Technology: Liquefaction Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
8 Coal Technology: Briquetting Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
9 Wood, Peat, Biomass (Biofuels) Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
10 Oil, Oil shale, Asphaltite, Petroleum coke , Tar sands Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
11 Natural Gas, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
12 Coke gas, Water gas, Generator gas Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
13 Nuclear Energy, Hydrogen Energy Related topics have to be studied from the course materials
14 Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Geothermal Energy, Hydraulic Power, Wave Energy Related topics have to be studied from the course materials



Sources
Textbook Kömür, Özellikleri, Teknolojisi ve Çevre İlişkileri, Editör Prof.Dr. Orhan KURAL, 1998.
Additional Resources Riegel’s Handbook of Industrial Chemistry, Van Nostrand, New York, 1992. Kimyasal Proses Endüstrileri 1, R.Norris Shreve, Joseph A.Brink, Jr., (çeviren İhsan Çataltaş), İnkılap ve Aka Kitapevleri, 1983. Yakıtlar Jeolojisi, M. Köksoy, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları A54, Ankara, 1985. Kömür Hazırlama, Gündüz Ateşok, İstanbul, 1986. Coal, Resources, Properties, Utilization, Pollution, Edited by Orhan Kural, 1994. Mevcut Enerji ve Kimyasal Hammadde Kaynakları Arasında Bitümlü Şistlerin Yeri ve Önemi,Levent Ballice, Mithat Yüksel, Mehmet Sağlam, Cumhur Hanoğlu, Ekoloji Çevre Dergisi, Sayı 14, 9-13, 1995. Asfaltit ve Bitümlü Şeylin Türkiye’ deki Potansiyeli ve Enerji Değeri, İlker Şengüler, TMMOB Türkiye VI. Enerji Sempozyumu- Küresel Enerji Politikaları ve Türkiye Gerçeği, 186-195. Mevcut Enerji ve Kimyasal Hammadde Kaynakları Arasında Bitümlü Şistlerin Yeri ve Önemi,Levent Ballice, Mithat Yüksel, Mehmet Sağlam, Cumhur Hanoğlu, Ekoloji Çevre Dergisi, Sayı 14, 9-13, 1995. Asfaltit ve Bitümlü Şeylin Türkiye’ deki Potansiyeli ve Enerji Değeri, İlker Şengüler, TMMOB Türkiye VI. Enerji Sempozyumu- Küresel Enerji Politikaları ve Türkiye Gerçeği, 186-195.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
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 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions. x
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques. x
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results.
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically.
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective. x
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process.
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously. x
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form.
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data.
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends.
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Work Load (h) 81
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 2.7
ECTS Credit of the Course 3