Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Nanotechnology and The Environment NMB 505 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİYE SUNA ERSES YAY
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ALİYE SUNA ERSES YAY,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Students are expected to learn basic concepts of nanotechnology and the environmental science with research methodology in the field.
Course Content Introduction to nanotechnology and the environment, nanoscale materials: definition and properties, overview of manufacturing processes, analyses of nanoparticles in the environment (SEM, AFM, TEM, VSI etc), environmental fate and transport, importance of nanotechnologies on environmental technology, nanomaterials for groundwater remediation, membrane processes, nanomaterials as adsorbants for water and wastewater treatment, nanotechnology and renewable energy, toxicological impacts of nanomaterials, ecotoxicological impacts of nanomaterials, life-cycle assesment of nanomaterials risks, scientific researches and regulations that should be done in the future related to nanotechnology
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Examine the effects of physicochemical properties of nanomaterials on cells, bacteria, organisms, societies, and ecosystem Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Understand environmental fate and transport of nanoparticles Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 Gain knowledge about the toxic effects of exposure Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 Create a scientific infrastructure in order to ensure the development of an environmental nanotechnology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 Analyse fundamental knowledge Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to nanotechnology and the environment
2 Nanoscale materials: definition and properties
3 Overview of manufacturing processes
4 Analyses of nanoparticles in the environment (SEM, AFM, TEM, VSI etc)
5 Environmental fate and transport
6 Importance of nanotechnologies on environmental technology
7 Nanomaterials for groundwater remediation
8 Membrane processes
9 Nanomaterials as adsorbants for water and wastewater treatment
10 Nanotechnology and renewable energy
11 Toxicological impacts of nanomaterials
12 Ecotoxicological impacts of nanomaterials
13 Life-cycle assesment of nanomaterials risks
14 Scientific researches and regulations that should be done in the future related to nanotechnology
Resources
Course Notes .
Course Resources 1. Ram, M., Andreescu, E.S., Hanming, D., Nanotechnology for Environmental Decontamination, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011
2.Eugene Cloete, T., de Kwaadsteniet, M., Botes, M., Manuel Lopez-Romero, J., Nanotechnology in Water Treatment Applications, Caister Academic Press, 2010.
3.Seller, K., Mackay, C., Bergeson, L.L., Clough, S.R., Hoyt, M., Chen, J., Henry, K., Hamblen, J., Nanotechnology and the Environment, CRC Press, 2008.
4. Wiesner, M.R., Bottero, J., Environmental Nanotechnology, McGraw Hill, 2007.
5. Thedore, L., Kunz, R.G., Nanotechnology: environmental implications and solutions, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2005.
6. Goldman, L., Coussens, C., Implications of nanotechnology for environmental health research, The National Academic Press, Washington D.C., 2005
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2
3
4
5 X
6
7
8
9
10
11 X
12
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 50
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 12 12
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 12 12
Final examination 1 36 36
Total Workload 140
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.6
dersAKTSKredisi 6