Academic Catalog

ME405 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS

Course Code: 5690405
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. DEREK KEITH BAKER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Energy demand and available resources in the world and in Turkey. Renewable sources: wind, wave, tide, geothermal, biogas and solar energy. Fossil fuels, combustion and combustion equipment. Steam generators. Atomic structure, nuclear reactions; decay, fusion and fission. Reactors. Environmental effects.