COURSE UNIT TITLE

: FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY - II

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
ENV 5016 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY - II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR ILGI KARAPINAR

Offered to

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Environmental Engineering
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Objective

To give an understanding of the design principles of biological treatment processes and its applications. Detailed coverage of aerobic, anoxic and anaerobic processes for wastewater treatment.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Define fundamental concepts and processes for environmental technology
2   Identify the range of conventional and advanced biological treatment processes for the wastewater treatment
3   Understand biological process principles and to apply these principles to unit process design and operation
4   Select appropriate processes for specific applications, and have some knowledge of practical design considerations
5   Describe and solve problems relating to biological process

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Biological Processes Property Types Discrete Business Continuous Operation Semi-Continuous Operation
2 Containing the organism Biological Processes Suspended Activated Sludge Process Full Mixed Activated Sludge Process Plug Flow Activated Sludge Process Modification of Activated Sludge Process: Step-feed, contact stabilization. Aerated Lagoons Oxidation ditches are Stabilization Pools
3 Containing the organism Biological Processes Suspended Activated Sludge Process Full Mixed Activated Sludge Process Plug Flow Activated Sludge Process Modification of Activated Sludge Process: Step-feed, contact stabilization. Aerated Lagoons Oxidation ditches are Stabilization Pools
4 Fixed Film Biological Processes Trickling Filters: Types, operating conditions, the design equations Biyodisk Rotating Systems: Operating conditions, the design equations Submerged Biological Filters: Design equations Fluidized Bed Biofilm reactors: Applications and operating principles
5 Fixed Film Biological Processes Trickling Filters: Types, operating conditions, the design equations Biyodisk Rotating Systems: Operating conditions, the design equations Submerged Biological Filters: Design equations Fluidized Bed Biofilm reactors: Applications and operating principles
6 Anaerobic Biological Treatment Processes Containing the organism suspended Bioprocesses: discrete and continuous processes, anaerobic contact process, operating principles and design equations Fixed biofilm processes: anaerobic filters, up-flow granular bed, fluidized bed reactors, the design equations and applications
7 Anaerobic Biological Treatment Processes Containing the organism suspended Bioprocesses: discrete and continuous processes, anaerobic contact process, operating principles and design equations Fixed biofilm processes: anaerobic filters, up-flow granular bed, fluidized bed reactors, the design equations and applications
8 Bioprocesses for the Removal of Nitrogen Nitrification: The suspended and biofilm types and process design principles, practices Denitrification: The suspended and biofilm processes and design principles, practices
9 Bioprocesses for the Removal of Nitrogen Nitrification: The suspended and biofilm types and process design principles, practices Denitrification: The suspended and biofilm processes and design principles, practices
10 Midterm I
11 Phosphate Removal in Biological Processes Organisms and mechanisms for removal of excess phosphate Excess phosphate removal processes: process and AO PhoStrip Nutrient removal processes: A2O, Bardenpho, UCT and VIP processes
12 Phosphate Removal in Biological Processes Organisms and mechanisms for removal of excess phosphate Excess phosphate removal processes: process and AO PhoStrip Nutrient removal processes: A2O, Bardenpho, UCT and VIP processes
13 Biological Processes for the Removal of Sulfur Aerobic sulfur removal processes: oxidation mechanisms, organisms, processes design Anaerobic sulfur removal processes: Reduction Mechanisms, organisms, processes design
14 MIdterm II

Recomended or Required Reading

Kargi, F. Bioprocesses in Environmental Engineering, Dokuz Eylül Uiversity. 1995.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

midterm, homework, final

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE 1 MIDTERM EXAM 1
2 MTE 2 MIDTERM EXAM 2
3 ASG ASSIGNMENT
4 FIN FINAL EXAM
5 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE 1 * 0.20 + MTE 2 * 0.20 + ASG * 0.10 + FIN * 0.50
6 RST RESIT
7 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE 1 * 0.20 + MTE 2 * 0.20 + ASG * 0.10 + RST * 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

the outputs are measured with lecture homeworks and examinations

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Prof.Dr.Ilgi KAPDAN
Room Number: A 219
e-mail: ilgi.karapinar@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

will be announced in the begining of term

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 12 3 36
Preparing assignments 10 2,5 25
Reading 11 4,5 50
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 11 5 55
Preparation for final exam 1 20 20
Preparation for midterm exam 2 15 30
Midterm 2 3,5 7
Final 1 3,5 4
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 227

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6
LO.143
LO.2
LO.3444
LO.44
LO.544