Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Fuel Cells CVM 435 7 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
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Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The aim of this course is understanding Coal and petroleum-derived fuels is damage to the ecological balance. For this reason, the use of alternative fuels as a fuel and high thermal learned the value of not being toxic, environmentally friendly, being comprehend can be used in different energy converters.
Course Content Fuel cells, the mechanism Isolate the battery types, fuel cell applications, fuel cells and fuel cell electrochemistry of thermodynamics
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Examine fuel cells as an alternative energy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explain the benefits and the aim of use fuel cells. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Understand the feature of converting of the chemical energy of the fuel to electrical energy, hydrogen energy, etc. unlikely conventional systems without the need for energy conversion stages Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Understand the mechanism of conservation of energy and entropy of fuel cells. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to fuel cells
2 Alkaline Fuel Cell, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell.
3 Phosphoric´s fuel cell, molten carbon fuel cell
4 Solid Oxide Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Direct Methanol and Ethanol Fuel Cell
5 Metal Hydride Fuel Cell, Electro-galvanic fuel cells
6 Microbial Fuel Cells
7 Membranes Used in Fuel Cells
8 Fuel Cell Thermodynamics
9 Fuel Cell Thermodynamics
10 Fuel Cell Equations.
11 Fuel Cell Performance
12 Electrochemistry of fuel cells,
13 Electrochemistry of fuel cells, Fuel Cell Polarity and voltage losses
14 Fuel Cell Performance Changes
Course Notes Plieth W., Electrochemistry for materials science, Elsevier, 2008, 1st Edition<br><br>Yıldırım Y., Yakıt Pilleri Ders Notu, Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi, Zonguldak, 2011
Course Resources The papers published in SCI and thesis about fuel cells
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling. X
3 Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods. X
4 Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively.
5 Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems.
6 Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually X
7 Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language.
8 Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology. X
9 Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics.
10 Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development.
11 Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 119
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.76
dersAKTSKredisi 5