Energy Systems I (ENE201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Energy Systems I ENE201 3 2 0 4 9
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENE 102 - Fundamentals of Energy System Engineering
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Experiment, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Yılser DEVRİM
  • Research Assistant Gizem Nur BULANIK DURMUŞ
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To introduce the students to the worldwide importance of energy systems, and to the historic evolution of these systems up to the present time. Systems Tools for Energy Systems. Climate Change and Climate Modeling. Economic Tools for Energy Systems. Fossil Fuel Resources. Stationary Combustion Systems. Units of measure used in energy systems
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Energy historical timeline and future trends
  • Basic energy principles: The three laws of thermodynamics
  • Work, heat and temperature: Energy conversion, Efficiency, Measuring energy,
  • Forms of energy: Chemical, Heat, Mechanical, Potential, Kinetic, Electrical, Solar, Nuclear
  • Fossil fuels: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas
  • Environmental concerns and Global warming
Course Content Historical timeline of energy, future trends, basic energy principles: the three laws of thermodynamics, work, heat, temperature, energy conversion, efficiency, measuring energy, units of measure used in energy systems, forms of energy, fossil fuels, environmental concerns, global warming.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Chapter 1
2 Systems Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 2
3 Systems Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 2
4 Economic Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 3
5 Economic Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 3
6 Climate Change and Climate Modeling Chapter 4
7 Climate Change and Climate Modeling Chapter 4
8 Midterm Exam
9 Fossil Fuel Resources Chapter 5
10 Fossil Fuel Resources Chapter 5
11 Fossil Fuel Resources Chapter 5
12 Stationary Combustion Systems Chapter 6
13 Stationary Combustion Systems Chapter 6
14 Carbon Sequestration Chapter 7
15 Carbon Sequestration Chapter 7
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Francis M. Vanek, Louis D. Albright, Energy Systems Engineering – Evaluation & Implementation, McGraw-Hill, 2008
Other Sources 2. Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, Alternative Energy, Thomson&Gale, 2006

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 60
Toplam 9 160
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
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 apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. X
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively. X
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. X
9 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. X
10 Knowledge of contemporary issues. X
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 7 112
Laboratory 8 2 16
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 5 5
Homework Assignments 5 3 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 226