Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Fuel Chemistry KIM 602 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ OSMAN AYDIN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Research Assistants of Chemistry Department
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective To learn the scientific, technological and economical conditions of the conventional fuels which are needed as energy sources in nowadays. To learn secondary and derivative fuels prepared from primer fuels and to teach fueling technologies
Course Content Introduction, fundamental concepts of combustion technologies and fuels, classification of natural fuels, secondary fuels; pulverize coal, non-smoking fuels, chemistry and technologies of semi-coke and metallurgic coke producing industries, liquidation of coal; methods for the liquid and gas fuel production. Liquid and gas fuels; properties, chemistry and technologies of combustion processes. Environmental effects of solid and liquid fuels and developments about decreasing the negative effects of these fuels. Analysis of solid, liquid and gas fuels, numerical applications about quality control and combustion processes.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To Understand the fundamental principles of fuel and combustion Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Future of fuel and comparison research Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
3 To appraise environmental and industrial usage of fuel Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To understand the problems of stoichiometric calculations in combustion processes Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Fundamental concepts about fuels Page :1-3
2 Natural solid fuels Page:3-6
3 Unnatural solid fuels, their production and chemistries Page:6-9
4 Coke and its production Page:9-14
5 Combustion of coals and problem solutions Page:14-18
6 Properties of coked coals Page:19-22
7 Methods for coke production Page:22-24
8 Coal burning systems Page:25-39
10 Fluidized beds and cyclone ovens Page:30-34
11 Liquidation of coals Page 35-40
12 Liquid fuels Page:41-43
13 Gas fuels Page:43-47
14 Problem solutions Page:48-53
Course Notes AYDIN, A.O., “İleri Yakıt Kimyası Ders Notları”, Fen Edebiyat Fakültesi, Kimya Bölümü, 2015.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 Constructs a problem independently and solves the problem by proposing an experimental solution method and applies to the advance level research by evaluating the results. X
4 Transfers systematically the current developments and his or her advance level studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually.
5 Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
6 Develops advance strategic, political and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area. X
7 - Has advance level oral or written communication ability in one of well known foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).
8 Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers, uses information and communication technologies.
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena.
10 Applies the digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advance level studies among the different disciplines. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 30 30
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Total Workload 155
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.2
dersAKTSKredisi 6