Energy Engineering (ME472) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Energy Engineering ME472 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, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1. Consciousness for energy and environmental issues. 2. Understanding of energy and energy economy. 3. Understanding of thermal power systems and energy conversion.
Course Content Energy and energy economy. Economical and environmental analyses of energy conversion systems. Thermal power plants with steam, gas and steam-gas cycles. Cycle analysis, synthesis and optimisation of thermal power plant design. Fossil fuels, combustion and steam production systems. Nuclear fuels, nuclear reactions and nuclear power plants. Solar energy and applications. Building elements of thermal power plants and operational problems.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction: Economics of Power Generation
2 Introduction: Economics of Power Generation
3 Analysis of Steam Cycles
4 Analysis of Steam Cycles
5 Combined Cycle Power Generation
6 Combined Cycle Power Generation
7 Fuels and Combustion
8 Fuels and Combustion
9 Nuclear Power Plants
10 Hydroelectric Power Plant
11 Energy Storage Nonconventional Power Generation: Direct Energy Conversion
12 Nonconventional Power Generation: Direct Energy Conversion
13 Renewable Energy
14 Renewable Energy


Course Book 1. 1. Power Plant Engineering, P.K. Nag, McGraw-Hill, 2008
2. 2. M.M. El- Wakil, Powerplant Technology, McGraw-Hill, 1984.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 9 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 5 3 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 20 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 145