Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105025422014Nanotechnology and its applications in water environmentElective124
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to introduce nanotechnologies for water environment applications and to create scientific vision for development of environmental nanotechnologies which is responsive to human and environment.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç.Dr. ASLI BAŞARAN
Learning Outcomes
11. What is nanotechnology?
2. Applications of nanotechnology
3Environmental nanotechnology
4The use of nanomaterials in the aquatic environment
5Nanotechnology applications in water and wastewater treatment
6Environmental impacts and control of the nanotechnology
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to nanotechnology and application, importance of nanotechnology in monitoring of pollutant, effects of nanomaterials to aquatic environment
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to nanotechnology
2Environmental applications of nanotechnology
3Use of nanomaterials used in the aquatic environment
4Use of nanotechnology in monitoring and removing pollutant( soil)
5Use of nanotechnology in monitoring and removing pollutant (air)
6Use of nanotechnology in monitoring and removing pollutant (water)
7MİD-TERM
8Use of nanotechnology to improve the quality of groundwater and surface water
9Nanotechnology applications in drinking water treatment
10Nanotechnology applications in wastewater treatment
11Discharge to nanomaterials in water and wastewater environment
12Effects of nanotechnology in aquatic environment
13Control of nanotechnology in aquatic environment
14Presentation of termwork
15Presentation of termwork
16FINAL EXAM
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Erkoç, Ş., 2010, Nanobilim ve nanoteknoloji, ODTÜ Yayıncılık, Ankara 2.Savage, N., Diallo, M., Duncan, J., Street, A., Suntich, R., 2009. Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water. William Andrew Inc. 3.Pradeep, T. 2009. Noble metal nanoparticles for water prufication, Thin Solid Films 517, 6641-6478. 4.TUBİTAK, 2006. Türkiye de Nanoteknoloji , Bilim Teknik Degisi Eki, Ankara
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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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 Examination11010
Final Examination11818
Attending Lectures12224
Self Study10220
Reading12224
Homework21224
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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