Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035462010Photobioreactors: Design and PerformanceElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Purpose of this course is teaching design of photo bioreactor and performance for microalgae culture
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaşar DURMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1Describing general properties of phytoplankton and zooplankton
2To learn to importance phytoplanton and zooplanton on aquaculture farm
3Giving examples for microalgae culture techniques.
4Practice of culture techniques for Rotifer, Artemia and Daphnia.
5To show the importance of phytoplankton and zooplankton in aquaculture farms
6Determinations of problems in microalgae culture techniques
7Solving plankton culture problems in aquaculture farms.
8Description of plankton and evaluation of their ecology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Effect of ecological factor on microalgae culture is design photobioreactor setup and conception. Culture conditions are determine and get to maximum production. Operating systems and get advantage and disadvantage of photobioreactors for species. To selection suitable photobioreactor.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To define plankton and explain to important of algae on aquacultureLight search and measure of light intensity
2Determination of plankton quantity and influence of ecologic factors. Cell number, measure of pigment
3Teaching to type of plankton culture and technique To done of analysis of pigment Solve problem TAG
4Teaching open and closed culture systems and photobioreactor typeInformation of tubular photobioreactor
5Calculation of productivity of photobioreactor systemsInoculation and separation of microalgae and determination of microalgae. Solve problem TAG
6Physical chemical conditions of microalgae culture in photobioreactorsPhysical chemical analysis methods
7Midterm
8Discussion problems of homework Physical chemical analysis methods. Solve problem TAG
9Solve problem TAGAlgal biomass drying methods
10Compare of indoor and outdoor systemsSterilizing methods of algal biomass
11Photobioreactor design and solve problem TAGDiscussion problems of homework
12Working process of tubular photobioreactorContinuous photobioreactor system process calculation
13Which tools of tubular photbioreactor are use The Project which pilot scale tubular photobioreactor
14Raceway type pool systemsSolve problem TAG
15Project presentationProject presentation
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Cirik, S., Cirik, Ş. 1990. Limnoloji. Ege Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları, No: 21. Bornova, İzmir. Cirik, Ş., Cirik, S. 1999. Su Bitkileri (Deniz Bitkilerinin Biyolojisi Ekolojisi Yetiştirme Teknikleri). Ders Kitabı. Ege Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları No:58, Bornova, İzmir. Cirik, S., Gökpınar, Ş. 1999. Plankton Bilgisi ve Kültürü. Ege Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları, No:47, Ders Kitabı Dizini No: 19, Bornova İzmir. Cirik, S. Cirik, Ş., Conk-Dalay, M. 2000. Su Bitkileri II (İçsu Bitkilerinin Biyolojisi, Ekolojisi, Yetiştirme Teknikleri). Ege Üniversitesi Su Ürünleri Fakültesi Yayınları No: 61, Ders Kitabı Dizini No: 28, Bornova, İzmir. Fulks, W., Main, K. L. 1991. Rotifer and Microalgae Culture Systems. Proceedings of a U.S.-Asia Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 28-31, 1991. Lavens, P., Sargeloos, P. 1996. Manual on the production and use of live food for aquaculture. FAO Fisheries Technical paper No: 361, Rome, Italy.
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11515
Final Examination12525
Practice14228
Tutorial14228
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation122
Project Preparation13030
Project Presentation122
Self Study14798
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)248
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1       
LO2       
LO3     5 
LO4      4
LO5   5   
LO6       
LO7  5    
LO8 5   5 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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