ECTSFundamentals of Energy Systems Engineering

Fundamentals of Energy Systems Engineering (ENE102) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Fundamentals of Energy Systems Engineering ENE102 2. Semester 1 0 0 1 1
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Hayri Yılmaz KAPTAN
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course is designed to provide the students by the fundamentals of energy systems engineering. The aim is to introduce the primary energy resources, energy generating systems, technologies, environmental impacts of energy conversion processes, and economy.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understand both energy and energy systems in engineering and their importance.
  • Learn primary energy sources; fossil, renewable and nuclear sources
  • Be aware of new energy sources and technologies
  • Analyze energy and environment relationship
  • Be aware of climate change and global warming
  • Be aware of energy economy
Course Content Energy, energy systems, energy resources, fossil, renewable and nuclear sources, energy conversion and transportation, environment, climate change, carbon capture.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Engineering Ethics
2 Introduction - Systems Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 1-2
3 Economic Tools for Energy Systems Chapter 3
4 Climate Change Chapter 4
5 Fossil Fuel Resources Chapter 5
6 Combustion Systems Chapter 6
7 Carbon Sequestration Chapter 7
8 Nuclear Energy Systems Chapter 8
9 The Solar Resource Chapter 9
10 Solar Applications Chapter 10,11
11 Midterm Exam
12 Wind Energy Systems Chapter 12
13 Transportation Energy Technologies Chapter 13
14 Students’ Presentations
15 Students’ Presentations
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Energy Systems Engineering: Evaluation and Implementation, 1st Edition, Francis Vanek, Louis D. Albright, 2008, Mc-Graw Hill
Other Sources 2. Sustainable Energy System Engineering: The Complete Green Building Design Resource, 1st Edition,
3. Deutch, J.M., and Lester, R.K., “Making Technology Work: Applications in Energy and the Environment”, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
4. Boyle, G., Everett, B., and Ramage, J.,”Energy Systems and Sustainability”, Oxford Uni. Press, 2003
5. Energy Physical, Environmental, and Social Impact, 3rd Edition, Gordon Aubrecht 2005, Pearson

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 40
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 60
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 140
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 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 1 16
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 1 6
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 5 5
Total Workload 27