Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035592010Commercial Application of AlgaeElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teaching the biomass used area after microalgae culture and microalgae cultured as commercially
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yaşar DURMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1To give sample as a marketing of commercial algal biomass
2To list of microalgae and zooplankton species used in aquaculture
3To determine biochemical data of commercial product
4Algal biomass prepare as a commecially
5Definition plankton and evaluation ecology
6To teaching to use algal biomass in the aquaculture
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
To determine cultured microalgae species. To determine commercial scale and to investigate annual microalgae demand. To introduce farm which are working on microalgae culture in the World and evaluate some of them. To introduce metabolite get from microalgae; pigments, fatty acids, protein, agar, carrageen and alginate.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To introduce of culture microalgae and culture type, technique. Light search and to measure light intensity
2To management of commercial scale of microalgal culture and photobioreactorCell number and pigment measurement
3Commercial scale of microalgal culture in the raceway pondAlaysis of pigments Problem solving with TA
4To compare open and closed culture system and calculation of productivityTo introduce of photobioreactor system
5The biochemical composition of marketing microalgaeMicroalgal isolation and calculation of plankton amount Problem solving with TA
6To request of amount of biomass from market of WorldPhysical chemical analysis of biomass
7Midterm
8Discussion of homeworkProblem solving with TA
9Problem solving with TAThe Method of drying of microalgae Problem solving with TA
10Calculation cost of algal biomassThe method of sterilization of algal biomass
11Discussion of homework Photobioreactor design and Problem solving with TA
12Calculation of algal biomass and technological developmentTo calculation of continuous photobioreactor system
13To determined effective parameter of cultureTo preparation laboratory scale photobioreactor design
14Marketing portion of commercial microalgal biomass in the WorldProblem solving with TA
15Project presentationProject presentation
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Tutorial14228
Problem Solving14228
Project Preparation11010
Project Presentation11515
Self Study148112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)197
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO1  5    
LO2    4  
LO3  5  5 
LO4    5  
LO54  5   
LO6     5 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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