Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125171998Fertilizer Production TechniqueElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course ,units in the fertilizer production,flow daigram for several fertilizer types,production storage and transportation of fertilizer raw materials,production of different fertilizer sources and critical points are examined.Attendances gain knowledge about fertilizer technology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Eşref İrget
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to read flow diagrams of processes in fertilizer production
2Being able to explain basic technology used in fertilizer production
3Being able to learn production of macro nutrients contained fertilizers
4Being able to learn production of micro nutrients contained fertilizers.
5Being able to learn history of fertilizer ındustry
6Being able to learn production,storage and transportation of fertilizer raw materials
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic units (equipment) of fertilizer technology ,flow daigrams for production of several kind of fertilizers, production,storage and transportation of fertilizer raw materials, production of different fertilizer types and critical points in processing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History of fertilizer ındustry Introduction to laboratory and safety
2Basic units in fertilizer technologyDemonstration of fertilizers
3Production,storage and transportation of fertilizer raw material:AmmoniaProperties and chemical reactions of fertilizer raw materialse
4Production,storage and transportation of fertilizer raw material:Phosphoric acidProperties and chemical reactions of raw materials
5Production,storage and transportation of fertilizer raw material:Sulfuric and nitric acidProperties and chemical reactions of raw materials
6Production of nitrogenous fertilizers:Ammonium sulfate and ammonium nitrateSynthesis of A. Sulphate at lab scale
7Production of nitrogenous fertilizers:Urea and Calcium ammonium nitrateSynthesis of A. Nitrate at lab scale
8MIDTERM EXAMSynthesis of CAN at lab scale
9Production of Phosphate Fertilizers:Normal and triple superphosphateSynthesis of TSP at lab scale
10Production of Phosphate Fertilizers:Mono and diammonium phosphateSynthesis of MAP and MKP at lab scale
11Production of Potash Fertilizers: Potassium sulphate and potassium nitrateSynthesis of K. nitrate at lab scale
12Production of Calcium Fertilizers: Calcium nitrate and calcium chlorideSynthesis of C. Nitrate at lab scale
13Production of Magnesium Fertilizers: Magnesium sulphate and magnesium nitrateSynthesis of M. Nitrate at lab scale
14Production of Micro nutrient FertilizersSynthesis of chelated micronutrient fertilizers
15Production of fluid fertilizers, Production of Compound FertilizersPreparation of fluid fertilizers,Preparation of bulk-blended fertilizers
16FINAL EXAMPRACTISE EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
1-Hignet,T.,1985.Fertilizer Manual.Martinus Nijhuff/Dr.W. Junk Pub.Dordrecht. 2-Mortvedt, J.j. Murph, L.S., Follett, R.H., 1999.Fertilizer Technology and Application.Meister Publ.Co.ohio. 3-Engelstad, O.P., 1985.Fertilizer Technology and Use. Soil. Sci. Soc. Amer. Inc., Madison, USA. 4-McVickar M.H., Martin, W.P., Miles, I.E., Tucker, H.H., 1966.Agricultural Anhydrous Ammonia. Agric. Ammonia Inst., Memphis. 5-Jacop, K.D.,1953.Fertilizer Technology and Reseources. Academic Pres. Inc., Pub. New York. 6-Biçer, A., Yalçın, H., 2007. İnorganik Kimyasal Teknoloji. İlke Yayın No:4, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Self Study149126
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12424
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)216
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