Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103106152014Biological Energy ProductionElective1110
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the alternative energy production methods using biological methods and resources.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Nuri Azbar
Learning Outcomes
1Design capability of the related bioreactors
2Learning the use of organic wastes as an sustainable energy source through biorefinery concept.
3Understanding of the potential of biological choice as an alternative energy source.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic definitions, anaerobic dark fermentation reactions, anaerobic bioprocess microbiology, photo-anaerobic reactions and microbiology, use of other light dependent processs for hydrogen production, , ethanol production mechanisms, bioreactor configurations , design applications.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1• Introduction and basic definitionsInteractive discussion
2• Anaerobic dark fermentation reactionsInteractive discussion
3• Anaerobic dark fermentation reactionsInteractive discussion
4• Anaerobic bioprocess microbiology Interactive discussion
5• Anaerobic bioprocess microbiology Interactive discussion
6• Photo-anaerobic reactions and microbiology Interactive discussion
7• Photo-anaerobic reactions and microbiology Interactive discussion
8Mid-term exam
9• Use of other light dependent processes for hydrogen production Interactive discussion
10• Use of other light dependent processes for hydrogen production Interactive discussion
11• Use of other light dependent processes for hydrogen production Interactive discussion
12• Ethanol production Interactive discussion
13• Bioreactor configurations Interactive discussion
14• Design ApplicationsInteractive discussion
15• Project Report PresentationInteractive discussion
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Dick Speece (2008): Anaerobic Biotechnology and Odor/Corrosion Control for Municipalities and Industries, Archae Press, ISBN:1-57843-052-9 - Scientific papers (SCI)
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Team/Group Work15115
Project Preparation16060
Project Presentation11414
Self Study14798
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13737
Individual Study for Final Examination14444
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)300
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