Academic Catalog

ME496 SPECIAL TOPICS: DESIGN OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS

Course Code: 5690496
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: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5690204
The course set above should be completed before taking ME496 SPECIAL TOPICS: DESIGN OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS .

Course Content

Design of a renewable energy system based on modeling and simulations. Development, programing, and verification of mathematical models for renewable energy resources, energy conversion processes, energy storage, energy demand, and environmental impact. Integration of models for system level modeling. Application of programmed models for simulation, parametric and what-if studies. Post-processing, visualization, and interpretation of results.