Combustion (ENE305) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Combustion ENE305 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
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, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehdi MEHRTASH
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of the course is to give a broad engineering treatment of combustion technology with focus on fundamentals and gaseous, liquid, and solid fuel combustion systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learn basic physical, chemical, and thermodynamic concepts that are important in combustion
  • Understand the fundamentals of chemical processes and the importance of chemical kinetics in combustion
  • Understand the general characteristics of laminar premixed and jet diffusion flames
Course Content 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.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Scope and History of Combustion
2 Fuels
3 Fuels
4 Gas Mixtures
5 Thermodynamics of Combustion
6 Chemical Reactions
7 Chemical Reactions
8 Midterm Exam
9 Chemical Kinetics of Combustion
10 Chemical Kinetics of Combustion
11 Chemical and Phase Equilibrium
12 Combustion of Gaseous and Vaporized Fluids
13 Combustion of Gaseous and Vaporized Fluids
14 Premixed-Charge Engine Combustion
15 Premixed and Diffusion Flames
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. An Introduction to Combustion, S. R. Turns, 2nd Ed., Mc Graw Hill, 2000
2. Combustion Engineering, G.C. Borman, K. W. Ragland, Mc Graw Hill, 1998
Other Sources 3. Combustion, Irvin Glassman, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, 1987
4. Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering H. Scott Fogler, Prentice Hall, 2001
5. Journals: e.g. “Combustion and Flame”, “Combustion Science and Technology” , “Energy and Fuels”, “Fuel”

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 9 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
9 Mühendislik çözümlerinin küresel ve toplumsal boyutlarda etkisini anlamak için gereken kapsamlı eğitim.
10 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
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 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 5 2 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 7 14
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 126