Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105025372013Waste Minimization and Recovery in Leather Industry (Good Practices)Elective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The lecture aims at citation of notional designs and technologies regarding waste minimization and recovery, describing the eco-friendly processes executed in terms of the minimization of environmentl impacts by leather industry. It is intended to evaluate the social, environmental and economical effects with regard to the sustainability strategies of best practices.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Bahri BAŞARAN
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to evaluate generally with regard to industrial pollution
2The ability to estimate the structural characteristics of Turkish and Global Leather Industry
3Comprehension of production Technologies in leather industry
4Generation of background regarding the pollution loads in beamhouse and wet-end processes
5The capability of formation of process models and designs regarding waste minimization possibilities in leather industry
6Kimyasal tüketimin azaltılası ve kimyasal güvenlik kavramlarına dayalı model uygulamaların tasarımlanabilmesi
7Comprehension of waste recovery practices in each processes
8Comprehension of basic pollution parameters for leather industry wates
9The ability to evatiate for carbon footprint
10Comprehension of environmental and economical sustainability practices in relation with the technological level
11The ability to evaluate for productivity
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The structure of Global, EU Countries’ and Turkish Leather Industry and their production models and technologies, Recent production technologies and the general evaluation of their environmental impats/poolution loads, The pollution parameters in beamhouse and wet-end processes, The minimization of chemical consumption, Waste minimization and waste recovery practices, Carbon footprint, Global and Turkish Leather Industry in terms of sustainability perspectives, Description of models based on best practices, Social and environmental indicators, Productivity and economical models
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Global mapping of leather production
2The structure of Turkish Leather Industry
3The environmental impacts of today’s production technologies and production models
4Pollution parameters of beamhouse and wet-end processes
5Chemical consumption of safety issues
6Waste minimization and related technological targets
7Waste management practices
8Exam
9Waste recovery and reuse possibilities
10Characterization of produstion models based on best practices
11Turkish Leather Industry in terms of sustainability
12Carbon footprint and related evaluation of leather industry
13Social and environmental indicators for leather industry
14Productivity in leather industry and economical models
15Final exam
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz122
Attending Lectures13226
Practice13226
Report Preparation12424
Project Preparation13434
Project Presentation122
Seminar122
Self Study14040
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14040
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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LO14 4   35               4 4 
LO2       2 2            32 3 
LO3 33 4322               242 
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LO95 4 5444 3     3      34 3 
LO104 424554 3     3      34 3 
LO112      2 44                
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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