Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sanitary Landfill Design CVM 420 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİYE SUNA ERSES YAY
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Assist. Prof. Dr A. Suna ERSES
Course Category
Course Objective As is due to understanding of modern society, solid waste disposal is an avoidable product of fast consumption society. Definition of solid waste disposal sites and their design are an important engineering application.
Course Content Solid Waste, Classification of Solid Wastes, Planning of Solid Wastes, Selection criteria’s for Solid Waste Deposition Sites, Design of Solid Waste Disposal Sites, Construction and operation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define solid waste and understand integrated waste management Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Describe types, quantities and sources of solid wastes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Ability to do engineering calculations on collection and transportation of solid wastes Lecture, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task,
4 Determine selection criteria of deposition areas Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 Comprehend design, construction and operation of sanitary landfills Lecture, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Project / Design, Performance Task,
6 Ability to design a sample sanitary landfill Lecture, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Project Based Learning, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction; What is Solid Waste?
2 Solid Waste Management, Integrated Solid Waste Management
3 Solid Waste Types, Generation and Composition
4 Solid Waste Properties
5 Solid Waste Collection and Transport
6 Solid Waste Disposal and Treatment
7 Selection and Construction of Sanitary Landfill Sites
8 Design of Sanitary Landfill Area
9 Sanitary Landfill Leachate Generation and Management
10 Design of Sanitary Landfill Leachate Generation
11 Sanitary Landfill Gas Generation and Management
12 Design of Sanitary Landfill Gas Generation
13 Sanitary Landfill Operation
14 Closure of Sanitary Landfills
Course Notes 1) Tchobanoglous, G., Theisen,H., Vigil S., 1993. Integrated Solid Waste Management Engineering Principles and Management.<br>2)Mcbean, E.A., Rovers, F.A., Farquhar, G.J.,1995. Solid Waste Landfil Engineering and Design.
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. X
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. X
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.
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.
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 30
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 30
1. Proje / Tasarım 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 5 5
Project / Design 1 16 16
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 116
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.64
dersAKTSKredisi 5