Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001004172014WASTEWATER TREATMENT TECHNIQUESElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wastewater, units and processes used in wastewater treatment
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. Mehmet Aksu
Learning Outcomes
1Identifying physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wastewater
2Knowing wastewater treatment terminology
3To be able to identify treatment method
4Identifying physical, chemical and biological treatment processes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Identifying physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wastewater, wastewater flows, wastewater sampling, Identifying treatment methods for removal of pollutants, learning physical, chemical and biological treatment processes.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Need for wastewater treatment, historyInteractive
2Characteristics and sources of wastewatersInteractive
3Physical characteristics of wastewaterInteractive
4Chemical characteristics of wastewaterInteractive
5Biological characteristics of wastewaterInteractive
6Wastewater treatment terminologyInteractive
7Mid-term exam
8Wastewater treatment methodsInteractive
9Physical processes; screens, sievesInteractive
10Grit chambers, floatationInteractive
11Sedimentation tanksInteractive
12Chemical processes; sedimentation, desenfectionInteractive
13Biological processes; activated sludgeInteractive
14Trickling filters, biodiscsInteractive
15Stabilisation ponds, sludge removalInteractive
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Atıksuların arıtılması, Samsunlu, A. Birsen Yayınevi, 2011. - Wastewater Engineering : Treatment, Disposal, Reuse. G. Tchobanoglous,L. Burton, McGraw Hill, 2003
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14114
Self Study4416
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading428
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)93
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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