Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004292006ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGYElective486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide knowledge on ecosystem; To discuss the sources of environmental problems and the treatment methods; To provide the knowledge on solid waste management; To provide the knowledge on recycling methods; Understanding the waste water treatment; To provide the knowledge on air pollution, pollutants and their controls
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Jale Yanık
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe the wastewater treatment methods
2Understanding recycling technologies
3Understanding air pollution sources and methods of emission control
4To be able to discuss environmental problems and their prevention
5To obtain general knowledge on regulations relating to environmental protection
6Understanding the waste management
7Understanding the necessity of multidisciplinary point of view in environmental subjects
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Ecosystem, soil pollution, solid waste management and recycling methods, wastewater and treatment, air pollution and emissions control
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Ecology and ecosystem
2Soil pollution: Erosion, mining, fertilizing
3Waste solid management: Industrial wastesLab
4Municipal solid wastes: Collection and processing, deponie, composting Lab
5Recycling of waste plastics, papers, metals and glasses
6Water characteristics: physical, chemical and biological Water pollution and sources
7Wastewater treatment processes: Physical treatment processes
8Midterm Exam
9Wastewater treatment processes: Physical treatment processesLab
10Wastewater treatment processes: Chemical treatment processesLab
11Wastewater treatment processes: Biological treatment processes Lab
12Air pollution: Pollutants and sources
13Air pollution: Control of particulate matter and NOx emissions
14Air pollution: Control of gaseous matter and SO2
15Project presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): 1.The handbook of environmental chemistry Volume 4, O. Hutzinger ISBN: 0387539999 2. Wastewater Engineering (Treatment and Reuse) Metcalf&Eddy (2003) ISBN:0-07-041878-0 3. Enviromental Science and Technology, Stanley E.Manahan ISBN: 1-56670-213-5 Helper Book(s): 1. Waste Management Practices Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, John Pichtel ISBN: 978-0-8493-3525-9, CRC Press 2.Related links in internet
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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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 Lectures13339
Experiment5735
Report Presentation133
Self Study5525
Individual Study for Homework Problems11919
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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