Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ESE5501 Energy Management Fall 3 0 3 8
The course opens with the approval of the Department at the beginning of each semester

Basic information

Language of instruction: En
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi CANAN ACAR
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi CANAN ACAR
Course Objectives: This course undertakes main concepts connected to energy management, and role of the concerned technologies on these concepts in the context of regulatory rules and behavioral changes. In this frame, factors affecting energy demand, realized price and revenue flexibilities in short and long term, energy models, engineering economics, energy efficiency and savings have been studying on fundamental and theoretical basis.

Learning Outputs

The students who have succeeded in this course;
i)Describing fundamental concets in energy management
ii)Apprehension of Turkey's energy status
iii)Preparation enegy audit
iv) Analyzing in terms of engineering economics
v)Modeling energy- environment-economics relations
vi)Analyzing energy efficiencies in buildings and industry
vii)To be acquainted from related laws and regulations

Course Content

Fundamental concepts in energy management, Turkey's energy status, energy audit methodology, engineering economics, energy modeling, relations among energy environment economics,
energy saving and demand management applications, building HVAC systems and energy efficiency, energy efficiency in industry, renewable energies and energy efficiency, related laws and regulations in energy efficiency.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Fundamental concepts in energy management -
2) Turkey's energy status -
3) Enegy audit methodology -
4) Engineering economics -
5) Energy modeling -
6) Relations among energy environment and economics -
7) Midterm I Previous topics
8) Energy saving and demand management -
9) Energy saving and demand management applications -
10) Building HVAC systems and energy efficiency -
11) Energy efficiency in industry -
12) Renewable energy technologies and efficiency -
13) Midterm II Previous topics
14) Laws and regulations related to energy efficiency -
15) Preparation for final exam All subjects learnt in the course of the semester
16) Final exam preparation All subjects learnt in the semester


Course Notes: B.L. Capehart, W.C. Turner,W.J.Kennedy, “Guide to Energy Management”, CRC Press, 2011.
References: Frank Kreith and Yogi Goswami, "Energy Management and Conservation Handbook", CRC Press, 2008.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 0 % 0
Laboratory 0 % 0
Application 0 % 0
Field Work 0 % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 % 0
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homework Assignments 0 % 0
Presentation 0 % 0
Project 0 % 0
Seminar 0 % 0
Midterms 2 % 60
Preliminary Jury % 0
Final 1 % 40
Paper Submission % 0
Jury % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 144
Presentations / Seminar
Homework Assignments
Preliminary Jury
Midterms 2 4
Paper Submission
Final 1 2
Total Workload 192

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Have sufficient theoretical background in mathematics, basic sciences and other related engineering areas and to be able to use this background in the field of energy systems engineering. 2
2) Be able to identify, formulate and solve energy systems engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment. 2
3) Be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results. 2
4) Be able to access information, to do research and use databases and other information sources. 3
5) Have an aptitude, capability and inclination for life-long learning. 3
6) Be able to take responsibility for him/herself and for colleagues and employees to solve unpredicted complex problems encountered in practice individually or as a group member. 3
7) Develop an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 4
8) Develop an ability to apply the fundamentals of engineering mathematics and sciences into the field of energy conversion. 1
9) Develop an understanding of the obligations for implementing sustainable engineering solutions. 3
10) Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability 4
11) Realize all steps of a thesis or a project work, such as literature survey, method developing and implementation, classification and discussion of the results, etc.