SEN 501 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Natural Resources Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
SEN 501
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide fundamental level information on both renewable and non-renewable energy sources, with special focus on production technologies and sustainable operation of energy systems.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • be able to describe the basic definitions of energy resources.
  • be able to develop models related to sustainable energy resources.
  • be able to distinguish the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy resources
  • be able to know the application for the sustainability of energy resources
Course Content This advanced course is designed to analyze energy generation and sustainability from an innovative perspective

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Energy Yarman, T. (2009). "Enerji Kaynakları". İstanbul : Okan Üniversitesi Yayınları. ISBN-ISSN: 978-605-5899-03-5.
2 Energy Units and Conversion Yarman, T. (2009). "Enerji Kaynakları". İstanbul : Okan Üniversitesi Yayınları. ISBN-ISSN: 978-605-5899-03-5.
3 Fossil Fuels: Oil Yarman, T. (2009). "Enerji Kaynakları". İstanbul : Okan Üniversitesi Yayınları. ISBN-ISSN: 978-605-5899-03-5.
4 Fossil Fuels: Coal Yarman, T. (2009). "Enerji Kaynakları". İstanbul : Okan Üniversitesi Yayınları. ISBN-ISSN: 978-605-5899-03-5.
5 Fossil Fuels: Natural Gas and Non-Conventionals Yarman, T. (2009). "Enerji Kaynakları". İstanbul : Okan Üniversitesi Yayınları. ISBN-ISSN: 978-605-5899-03-5.
6 MIDTERM
7 Renewables: Wind Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
8 Renewables: Solar Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
9 Renewables: Hydro power Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
10 Renewables: Geothermal Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
11 Renewables: Biomass and Biofuel Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
12 Hydrogen Energy Dieter Seifried and Walter Witzel (2010). "Renewable Energy". ISBN-ISSN: 9781849775298.
13 Nuclear Energy Charles D. Ferguson (2011). "Nuclear Energy". New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press. ISBN-ISSN: 9780199792450.
14 Sustainable Energy Systems Jefferson W. Tester [et al.] (2005). "Sustainable energy: choosing among options". Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press. ISBN-ISSN: 0-262-20153-4.
15 Sustainable Management on Energy Systems Jefferson W. Tester [et al.] (2005). "Sustainable energy: choosing among options". Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press. ISBN-ISSN: 0-262-20153-4.
16 Review of the semester

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Parts from book that mentioned above and PowerPoint presentations.
Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
42
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
225

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest