ECTS - Energy Systems Engineering

Compulsory Departmental Courses

CEAC105 - General Chemistry (3 + 2) 5

Matter and measurement, atoms, molecules and ions, stoichiometry: calculations with chemical formulas and equations, oxidation-reduction reactions, thermochemistry, electronic structure of atoms, periodic properties of the elements, basic concepts of chemical bonding, molecular geometry and bonding theories, gases, intermolecular forces, liquids

E101 - Engineering Fundamentals (1 + 0) 2

Introduction, Historical Development of Science/Engineering and Industry, Definitions and Methodologies of Engineering and Science, Functions of Engineers, Roles and Types of Engineers, Engineering, Society and Environment, Engineering and Mathematics, Safety in Engineering, Design and Applications in Engineering, Research and Technology in Engineering, Engineering Education and Communications, Engineering Ethics, Engineering and Computers, Visits to Laboratories and/or Factories

EE234 - Introduction to Electrical Engineering (3 + 1) 5

Definition of current, voltage, resistance, power, Kirchoff laws and resistive DC circuits, Thevenin and Norton equivalents, AC circuits, phasors, filters, reactive power, three-phase circuits and power, overview of combinational and sequential digital circuits and examples, diodes and transistors.

EE352 - Electromechanical Energy Conversion (3 + 2) 6

Electric machinery fundamentals, magnetic circuits and materials, electromechanical energy conversion principles, transformers: the ideal transformer, practical transformers, special transformers, three-phase transformers; DC Machines; DC generators, DC motors, DC motor starters, variable speed control of DC motors, synchronous machines: synchrono

ENE102 - Fundamentals of Energy Systems Engineering (1 + 0) 1

Energy, energy systems, energy resources, fossil, renewable and nuclear sources, energy conversion and transportation, environment, climate change, carbon capture.

ENE201 - Energy Systems I (3 + 2) 9

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.

ENE202 - Energy Systems II (3 + 2) 5

Technical, economical, environmental and policy aspects of renewable and alternative energy systems to provide a comprehensive picture of their role in meeting society?s needs, renewable energy sources (solar, wind, geothermal, hydrolic, biomass, wave, etc.), nuclear energy: nuclear fuels, fission.

ENE203 - Thermodynamics I (3 + 0) 6

Basic concepts and definitions, properties of a pure substance, equations of state, work and heat interactions, first law of thermodynamics, internal energy and enthalpy, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, reversible and irreversible processes, thermodynamic analysis of processes, third law of thermodynamics.

ENE204 - Thermodynamics II (3 + 0) 5

Property relations for pure substances, ideal gases, mixture of ideal gases, and atmospheric air; steam power cycles, refrigeration cycles, spark-ignition and compression-ignition engines, and turbine cycles.

ENE205 - Process Calculations for Engineers (3 + 0) 4

Basic engineering concepts and methods of analysis. Introduction to material and energy balance calculations applied to solution of problems in systems of interest to process industries.

ENE207 - Engineering Mechanics I (2 + 2) 5

Idealizations and principles of mechanics. Vector quantities. Classification and equivalence of force systems. State of equilibrium. Elements of structures, trusses, beams, cables and chains. Friction. Concepts of stress and strain. Simple loading; tension, torsion and bending. Deflections with simple loadings, superposition techniques. Statically indeterminate members, thermal stresses. Combined stresses, Mohr’s circle, combined loadings.

ENE208 - Engineering Mechanics II (2 + 2) 5

Two main sections of dynamics; Particles and Rigid Bodies are described with respect to planar motions in this course. Each section has two parts; kinematics and kinetics. Methods of Newton’s second law, work energy and impulse-momentum are emphasized in this course.

ENE302 - Heat and Mass Transfer (3 + 1) 6

Basic concepts of heat transfer, mechanisms of heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation), steady and transient conduction, numerical methods in heat conduction, forced and natural convection, boiling and condensation, heat exchangers, radiation heat transfer, mass transfer.

ENE303 - Modeling, Analysis and Simulation (3 + 0) 5

System as an interconnection of components, component models, interconnection of components, system models: block diagrams, state equations, transfer functions, analysis of static and dynamic systems, modeling mechanical, electrical, thermal and fluid systems, simulation using SIMULINK.

ENE304 - Measurement and Instrumentation (3 + 0) 5

Importance of experiments in engineering, experimental methods, basic concepts, measurement and dynamic response; statistical analysis of experimental data, error types and error analysis, uncertainity, probability, chi-square test, least square methods, coefficient of correlation; measurement of basic electrical quantities, pressure, flow, tempera

ENE305 - Combustion (3 + 0) 5

Gaseous, liquid, and solid fuels, thermodynamics and kinetics of combustion, adiabatic flame temperature, combustion of gaseous and vaporized fuels, combustion of liquid fuels, combustion of solid fuels.

ENE306 - Nuclear Energy (3 + 0) 6

Atomic energy, radioactivity, nuclear processes, neutron-atom interactions, nuclear fission and fusion reactions, basic principles of neutron diffusion theory, nuclear energy systems, nuclear heat energy and applications, nuclear power plants.

ENE307 - Numerical Methods (2 + 2) 4

Modeling, Euler’s method, Truncation and rounding errors. Taylor series. Roots of equations: Bracketing and Open methods. Matrices. Solutions of linear algebraic equations; Gauss elimination and decomposition methods. Curve fitting; Least-squares regression, Interpolation. Numerical differentiation and integration.

ENE309 - Electromechanical Energy Conv. (3 + 2) 4

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of electromechanical energy conversion devices. Topics include three-phase circuits; magnetic circuits; theory, construction, and operation of transformers; performance characteristics and analysis of common rotating machines and their control. The concurrent laboratory work reinforces the theoretical principles involved.

ENE399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 0) 10

A minimum of thirty working days summer practice especially in the energy related sectors such as power stations, energy producing centers or producers of energy related machines or apparatus such as wind turbine, solar energy panels etc. and energy research centers.

ENE401 - Energy Systems Design Project I (2 + 2) 9

A team work on research, project and design on the energy related subjects and applications.

ENE402 - Energy Systems Design Project II (2 + 2) 8

A team work on research, project and design on the energy related subjects and applications.

ENE404 - Energy And Environment (3 + 0) 5

Energy resources, processes, environmental effects, air pollution, sustainability, global warming, climate change.

ENE406 - Energy Management (3 + 0) 6

Definition, energy audit-need,types of energy audit, energy management (audit) approach-understanding energy costs, bench marking, energy performance, matching energy use to requirement, maximizing system efficiencies, optimizing the input energy requirements, fuel and energy substitution, energy audit instruments.

ENE499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 0) 10

A minimum of thirty working days summer practice especially in the energy related sectors such as power stations, energy producing centers or producers of energy related machine or apparatus such as wind turbine, solar energy panels etc. and energy research centers.

ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV (3 + 0) 3

Preparing and writing research reports and delivering effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations; gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation and delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively.

ENG301 - English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3

Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites

ENG302 - English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3

More detailed job-related communication skills;describing and organising meetings,developing communicational styles in various cultural settings,handling mistakes and apologizing,getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising,deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries,

HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (2 + 0) 2

French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.

HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

HIST221 - History of Civilization (3 + 0) 3

A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

MATE207 - Introduction to Materials Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Historical perspective and classification of materials; atomic structure and theory; bonding in solids; the structure of crystalline solids; fundamental mechanical properties of materials; phase diagrams; thermal processing of metal alloys; properties and use of ceramics, glasses and composites; material selection; design and economical considerati

MATH380 - Numerical Methods for Engineers (3 + 1) 5

Solution of nonlinear equations, solution of linear systems, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, interpolation and polynomial approximation, least square approximation, numerical differentiation, numerical integration.

ME211 - Statics and Strength of Materials (3 + 1) 6

Statics and mechanics of materials; a review of vector algebra and force vectors; static equilibrium of particles; equivalent systems of forces; equilibrium of rigid bodies; distributed forces; centroid, center of gravity and moment of inertia; stress and strain; mechanical properties of materials; axial loading; torsion; pure bending; transverse

MECE204 - Dynamics (2 + 2) 6

Particles and rigid bodies with respect to planar motions; kinematics and kinetics, methods of Newton?s second law, work energy and impulse-momentum.

MECE306 - Control Systems (3 + 0) 6

Design of continuous time control systems, discretizing the systems and controllers, implementing the closed loop system and analyzing and interpreting the results; Laplace transform, transfer functions, stability, steady-state error analysis, root-locus technique, frequency response.

MFGE108 - Computer Aided Solid Modeling (1 + 3) 4

Part design and principles of surface design, drafting of part design, fundamental concepts of dimensioning and tolerances, fundamentals of assembly design and bill of materials.

Elective Courses

ENE-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE3FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

ENE-GE3SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

ENE-GE4FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

ENE-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

ENE491 - CO_OP Practice I (3 + 0) 5

Understanding energy efficiency and management technologies, the energy quality and importance of electricity, monitoring and measuring methods and energy saving.

ENE493 - CO_OP Practice II (3 + 0) 5

Renewable energy sources and alternative systems, theoretical knowledge about energy management, economics and policy in these systems, applications

MECE422 - Multi-disciplinary Engineering Design (2 + 2) 6

Multidisciplinary system integration and optimization that is needed by companies to become innovative and gain a competitive advantage in this global economy.

Technical Elective Courses

EE451 - Power System Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts in power systems, current and voltage relations on a transmission line, the single-line diagram, per-unit quantities, impedance and reactance diagrams, the admittance model and network calculations, the impedance model and network calculations, power flow analysis, symmetrical faults, symmetrical components, unsymmetrical faults, pow

EE452 - High-Voltage Techniques (3 + 0) 5

Mechanisms of electrical breakdown in gases, in solid and liquid dielectrics and practical aspects, vacuum insulation, standard impulse voltages, discharge time, breakdown due to pollution.

ENE308 - Solar Energy Technology (3 + 1) 5

Introduction to solar energy conversions, fundamentals of solar radiation, methods of solar collection and thermal conversion, solar heating systems, solar thermal power, capturing solar energy through biomass.

ENE310 - Hydropower (3 + 0) 5

Tthe hydropower theory, reaction turbines, hydroelectric systems, hydropower regulations and efficiency, hydroelectric energy productions.

ENE312 - Wind Energy Technologies (3 + 1) 5

Wind characteristics, wind energy, wind turbines, design of wind turbines, projecting, planning and economy, wave energy and wave energy conversion systems.

ENE314 - Geothermal Energy Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Thermal structure of the Earth, heat transfer, geothermal systems and resources, exploration techniques, thermal energy of the oceans.

ENE316 - Reactor Design (3 + 0) 5

Definition of the rate of reaction, the general mole balance equation, batch and continuous flow reactors, conversion and reactor sizing, rate laws and stoichiometry, the reaction rate constant, the reaction order and the rate law, isothermal reactor design, pressure drop in reactors, collection and analysis of rate data, multiple reactions, maximi

ENE403 - Power Transmission and Distribution (3 + 0) 5

Basics of electric power system theory, electric power transmission, electric power transmission model, distribution systems and planning, lightining protection, grounding and safety, distributed generation.

ENE409 - Fossil Energy Resources (Oil, Gas and Coal) I (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to fossil energy, global sources of oil and natural gas, petroleum and oil sands, exploration and production, petroleum refining and environmental control and environmental effects, oil shale processing, chemistry and technology, developments in internal combustion engines, gas hydrates, ethics.

ENE410 - Fossil Energy Resources (Oil, Gas and Coal) II (3 + 0) 5

Definition of coal and coal properties, role of coal properties on consumption, utilization of Turkish hard coal, lignite and wastes, coal to liquids, mining, CO2 reduction, natural gas, ethics.

ENE411 - Electrochemistry (3 + 0) 5

General electrochemical concepts; introduction to electrochemistry; thermodynamics; electrode potentials; galvanic and electrolytic cells; the cell potential of an electrochemical cell; electrode kinetics; reversible reactions; irreversible reactions; dynamic electrochemistry; mass transport; migration; convection; diffusion layers; conductivity an

ENE412 - Fuel Cell Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Electrochemistry and thermodynamics of fuel cells, solid oxide cells, acid and alkaline cells, biofuel cells and implementation of fuel cells in energy applications.

ENE413 - Global Finance (3 + 0) 5

Financial and global importance of energy services and markets, benefits and barriers to liberalizing energy, integrated energy service companies, corporate financing and capital structure issues.

ENE414 - Global Energy (3 + 0) 5

Effective energy management, energy auditing, economic analysis, business environment for energy industry, technological change in business.

ENE415 - Energy Storage Technology (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts and definitions, energy storage systems and types, chemical energy storage, batteries and battery types, thermal energy storage methods, thermal energy storage and solar energy, sensible thermal energy storage, latent thermal energy storage, phase change materials, stratification in sensible heat storage systems, modeling of latent h

ENE416 - Gas Hydrates (3 + 0) 5

Hydrate types and formers; hand calculation methods; computer methods; inhibiting hydration formation with chemicals; dehydration of natural gas; combatting hydrates using heat and pressure; physical properties of hydrates, phase diagrams; water content of natural gas, the most complete guide available on natural gas hydrates.

ENE418 - Energy Laws and Regulations (3 + 0) 5

An introduction to energy law and regulation in Turkey, energy market, nuclear safety regulations, renewable energy regulations and distributed generation, environmental impact assessment regulation, smart grid.

ENE420 - Bioenergy Technologies (3 + 0) 5

Biomass as an energy source, photosynthesis of biomass, its conversion related properties, physical conversion processes, thermal conversion, synthetic oxygenated liquid fuels.

ENE421 - Hydrogen Technology (3 + 0) 5

Properties of hydrogen, production of hydrogen from fossil fuels and biomass, hydrogen as fuel, electrolysis, hydrogen storage, applications.

ENE422 - Optimization in Energy Systems (3 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of optimization, graphical optimization, linear and nonlinear programming, unconstrained and constrained optimization, global optimization, MATLAB applications, case studies in energy systems engineering.

ENE424 - Energy and Environment Economics (3 + 0) 5

Energy market; mechanisms, analysis, trading, costs, pricing, emissions, transmission and distribution.

ENE426 - Nuclear Technology (3 + 0) 5

Nuclear materials, nuclear power plants and their types, nuclear processes, nuclear fusion reactions, nuclear energy systems, nuclear protection and shielding, enrichment.

ENE428 - Power Plant Engineering (3 + 0) 5

Analysis and design of steam supply systems, electrical generating systems, and auxiliary systems; nuclear, fossil, hydraulic and renewable energy sources, power plant efficiency and operation.

ENE430 - Energy Sytems in Buildings (3 + 0) 5

Building structure, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, the calculation of heat loss and insulation surfaces, water, fuel and electricity consumption in buildings, the national and international standards and regulations on energy efficiency in buildings