Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Biological Processes CVM 304 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. NURTAÇ ÖZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. NURTAÇ ÖZ, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİYE SUNA ERSES YAY,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Biological Processes covering Environmental Engineering basic sciences deals with the study kinds of wastewater, basic characteristics and treatment techniques such as physical and biological, mechanisms and theory. The main purpose for biological processes fundamentals is to be thought in environmental engineering, the essentials of physical wastewater treatment (unit operations) and biological wastewater treatment (unit processes), used these knowledge where and how in design and project.
Course Content Introduction, Overview of Wastewater Treatment - Typical Treatment Facilities - Wastewater Amounts, Characteristics - Equalization Flow and Concentration - Mechanical Treatment - Biological Treatment - Aeration Systems - Sludge Treatment - Sludge Disposal Pressurized Filtration - Biofilm Systems - Classical Treatment Methods - Uncentralized Wastewater Treatment Plants
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Memorize basic sciences and engineering information Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Comprehend essential biological processes information related water and wastewater treatment Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
3 Comprehend biological processes and biological treatment related in environmental engineering, places and application Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing, Performance Task,
4 Develop vision and skills related biological processes (activated sludge, biokinetics) and biological treatment and operation of treatment plants Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
5 Use the essentials of physical wastewater treatment (unit operations) and biological wastewater treatment (unit processes), used these knowledge where and how in wastewater treatment design and project. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, Overview of Wastewater Treatment
2 Typical Treatment Facilities
3 Wastewater Amounts, Characteristics
4 Equalization Flow and Concentration
5 Mechanical Treatment
6 Biological Treatment
7 Activated Sludge Systems
8 Aeration Systems
9 Sludge Treatment
10 Sludge Disposal
11 Pressurized Filtration
12 Biofilm Systems
13 Classical Treatment Methods
14 Uncentralized Wastewater Treatment Plants
Resources
Course Notes Lecture Notes (Power Point)
Course Resources 1. Wastewater Engineering (Metcalf & Eddy),
2. Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse (G. Tchobanoglus and F.L.Burton and H.D. Stensel, 2003),
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
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. X
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. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 85
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 121
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.84
dersAKTSKredisi 5