Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Hazardous Waste CVM 424 8 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator ÖMER HULUSİ DEDE
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Course Objective Aims of this course are to define hazardous wastes and hazardous waste management,and select proper treatment system for contaminated sites with hazardous wastes
Course Content Definition and classification of hazardous wastes. Hazardous waste management and selection of proper remedial actions. Application of remediation methods applied for superfund sites to local contaminated fields.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Definition of hazardous wastes and hazardous waste management. Selection of proper treatment system for contaminated sites with hazardous wastes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Design remedial systems for target hazardous wastes based on previous experimental data and results, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Hazardous Wastes
2 Hazardous Waste Classification
3 hazardous waste products
4 Superfund sites
5 Hazardous Waste Regulations
6 Physical, chemical, and biological properties of hazardous waste
7 Fate and transport of hazardous wastes
8 Toxicity
9 Hazardous Waste Management
10 Remediation of contaminated sites
11 Physical and chemical treatments
12 Biological treatments
13 Stabilization and solidification
14 Students power point presentations
Course Notes LaGrega, M.D.; Phillip L.B. Hazardous Waste Management. McGraw-Hill: New York.
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. X
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
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.
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 1
1. Ödev 10
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 18
1. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 10
2. Kısa Sınav 1
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 55
1. Final 45
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 1 2
Assignment 3 10 30
Performance Task (Application) 1 15 15
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 123
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.92
dersAKTSKredisi 5