Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11494ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRYElective486
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Improving environmental understanding, learning chemical reaction and behaviour of the pollutants in the environment, Learning the source of pollutants, measures against pollutions, pollution treatment techniques, and environmental analyses.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Aksuner
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the importance of environment and environmental protection.
2Understanding the sources and causes of air,water and soil pollution.
3Learning the behaviour of the pollutants.
4Understanding the Global effects of pollution.
5Learning the methods of protection against pollution.
6Learning the analytical methods of measurements of pollutants in the environment.
7Gaining the ability to treat waste water and polluted soils.
8Ability to evaluate the data obtained by analytical measurements techniques with respect to environmental regulations.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to environmental pollution, air pollution, the Global effects of air pollution, measures against air pollution, air pollution analysis. Water pollution, waste water treatment, drinking water preparation. Soil pollution. Analyses of waste water and polluted soils.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Environmental Chemistry. Definitions. Regulations in Turkey and in the word. Sources of pollution Structure of the atmosphere.Examples on environmental problems
2Air Pollution Air and polluting substances Sources of air pollutants, Transportation of air pollutants. Case study
3Behaviours and chemical reactions of pollutants in lower atmosphere.Examles on chemical reaction in the environment
4The Global Effects of Air Pollution Acide rains Case study
5Greenhouse effect Depletion of ozon layer Pover point submittion
6Measures Against Air PollutionCase study
7Air pollution AnalysisBasic of air pollution analysis and Regulation
8Mid term Examination
9Su Kirliliği Classification of water, Transportation of pollutants in water and soil Water pollution problems in Turkey
10Pollutants of Water and soil.Radioactivity pollution.Power point submittion
11Treatment of Waste water.Example on Water cleaning
12Treatment of waste water and polluted soils.Case study bon soil pollution
13Waste water and soil analyses.Discussion on the critical points in water and soil analyses.
14Waste water and soil analyses.Chemical reactions in the analyses.
15Waste water and soil analyses.Case study
16Final examination.
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s):1. S.E.Manahan. Environmental Science and Technology, Lewis Pub.,Boca Raton,1997. 2. R.E.Hester,ed.,Understanding Our Environment. The Royal Society of Chemistry, London 1986. Helper Book(s):1. I Williams, Environmental Chemistry,Wiley,Chichester, 2001. 2. J.N Jensen,A Proplem Solving Approach to Aquatic Chemistry, Wiley, USA,2003.
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Problem Solving14114
Experiment14342
Report Preparation14114
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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