Academic Catalog

MECH405 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS

Course Code: 3650405
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERAY UZGREN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3650203
The course set above should be completed before taking MECH405 ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS .

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.