Fuel Cell Technologies (ENE412) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fuel Cell Technologies ENE412 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yılser DEVRİM
  • Research Assistant Arife UZUNDURUKAN
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To introduce the fuel cell technolgy to the students,to give an oportunity to the students for the applications of the basic concepts gained in chemistry and thermodynamic courses by means of the processes take place in the fuel cell.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Introduction to the basic concepts and fuel cell technology to give the environmental conciousness, to gain research abilities.
Course Content Electrochemistry and thermodynamics of fuel cells, solid oxide cells, acid and alkaline cells, biofuel cells and implementation of fuel cells in energy applications.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Fuel Cell Thermodynamics Chapter 2
3 Fuel Cell Thermodynamics Chapter 2
4 Fuel Cell Reaction Kinetics Chapter 3
5 Fuel Cell Charge Transport Chapter 4
6 Fuel Cell Mass Transport Chapter 5
7 Fuel Cell Modeling Chapter 6
8 Midterm Exam
9 Fuel Cell Modeling Chapter 6
10 Fuel Cell Characterization Chapter 7
11 Overview of Fuel Cell Types Chapter 8
12 Overview of Fuel Cell Systems Chapter 9
13 Fuel Cell Integration and Subsystem Design Chapter 10
14 Fuel Cell Integration and Subsystem Design Chapter 10
15 Environmental Impact of Fuel Cells Chapter 11
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Fuel Cell Fundamentals by Ryan O'Hayre, Suk-Won Cha, Whitney Colella, Fritz B. Prinz, 2006, Wiley
Other Sources 2. Fuel Cell Principles, Components, and Assemblies by R. Datta, May 2009, Wiley
3. Fuel Cells, Engines and Hydrogen: An Exergy Approach by Frederick J. Barclay, June 2006,Wiley
4. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Emerging Technologies and Applications, Brent Sorensen, Elsevier Science and Technology Books, 2005.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 25
Presentation - -
Project 1 25
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 9 140
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to access, analyze and evaluate the knowledge needed for the solution of advanced chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems.
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning.
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering.
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology.
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems.
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results.
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry.
8 Ability to perform independent research.
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team.
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 125