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BIOMASS AND CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES ENE552 Program Course List-Program Course List-Program Course List-Program Course List------ 3 + 0 10

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITMaster's Degree With Thesis
YEAR OF STUDY-
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NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED10
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Levent Çolak
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Introduction to biomass and biomass energy conversion systems
2) Derivation of basic combustion equations
3) Biomass energy conversion system design
4) An application of basic equations to energy conversion system design
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction
2nd Week Biomass : Fundamental Concepts
3rd Week Biomass : Energy Potential
4th Week Biomass : Composition
5th Week Combustion technologies
6th Week Physical conversion processes
7th Week Gasification of biomass
8th Week Liquefaction of biomass
9th Week Active carbon production
10th Week Fuel production
11th Week Fuel production
12th Week Microbic conversion
13th Week Production of organic chemicals
14th Week Production of organic chemicals
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKLASS D.L., Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels and Chemicals, Academic Press, 1998
McGOWAN T.(Editor), Biomass and Alternate Fuel Systems : An Engineering and Economic Guide, John Wiley and Sons, 2009
CLARK J.H., DESWARTE F., Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass, John Wiley and Sons, 2008
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term135
Assignment110
Quiz110
Attendance15
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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