Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Environmental Engineering CVM 101 1 3 + 0 3 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MERAL YURTSEVER
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. MERAL YURTSEVER, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİYE SUNA ERSES YAY,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective A broad introduction to environmental engineering, with focus on water, air and solid. Management of environmental problems in these major environmental components. Apply basic knowledge of physics, chemistry and mathematics to solve environmental engineering problems related to groundwater, water, wastewater, air pollution, and hazardous wastes.
Course Content Introduction to Environmental Engineering -What is environmental engineering? Environmental jobs and career- Environmental Concerns and Problems- Basic units such as ppm and ppb are used by the environmental engineering community and their applications- Water pollution and Water Quality Parameters- Wastewater management and treatment- Soil Pollution - Air Pollution- Noise pollution- Environmental pollutants in various environmental matrices- Contaminant fate and transport - Modeling of environmental pollutants based upon physical and chemical properties - Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification - Effect of environmental pollutants on human health and Improving Human Health Risk Assessment
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Understand the main sub-disciplines in Environmental Engineering. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Built up main knowledge for advanced environmental classes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Be aware of the main emerging issues in each of the environmental engineering sub-disciplines Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Environmental Engineering, Working areas of environmental engineering, standards and regulations related to environmental engineering topics
2 Environmentally Responsible Engineering Ethics
3 Environmentally Responsible Engineering Ethics
4 Basic definitions, reactions, Loops, Substance Balance and separations
5 Water pollution, control, purification of water quality criteria
6 Wastewaters and treatment
7 Solid wastes and Control
8 Radioactive Pollution and Control
9 Soil Pollution and Control
10 Air Pollution and Control
11 Noise pollution and Control
12 Environmental Impact Assessment and Risk reduction methods
13 General Occupational Health and Safety
14 Occupational Health and Safety in Environmental Engineering
Course Notes Introduction to environmental engineering and secience. Gilbert M. Masters.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling. X
3 Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods.
4 Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively.
5 Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems.
6 Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually X
7 Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language.
8 Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology.
9 Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics. X
10 Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development. X
11 Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 45
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 94
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.76
dersAKTSKredisi 4