Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Microbial Biofuel Technologies NMB 511 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AYŞE AVCI
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Course Objective Giving information about renewable energy sources and their potential use in biofuel by microorganisms
Course Content Introduction to biofuels, classification of biofuels, renewable agricultural wastes, lignocellulosic biomass, starch based biomass, microorganisms used in biofuel production, bacteria, yeasts, algea, fermentaion technologies for biofuel production, bioethanol production, biobutanol production, biohydrogen production, biodiesel production.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehends global trends in energy policies Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Comprehends basic principles of first and second generation biofuels Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
3 Understands importance of microorganisms for biofuel production Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
4 Comprehends the utilization of wastes for biofuel production Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Classification of biofuels
3 Renewable agricultural wastes
4 Lignocellulosic biomass
5 Starch based biomass
6 Microorganisms used in biofuel production
7 Bacteria
8 Yeasts
9 Fermentation Technologies for biofuel production
10 Bioethanol production
11 Biobutanol production
12 Biohydrogen production
13 Biodiesel production
14 Seminar
Resources
Course Notes Lecture Notes, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ayşe Avcı
Course Resources 1. Pandey, A.; Larroche, C; Ricke, S.; Dussap, C.G.; G, E. 2012. Biofuels-Alternative Feedstocks and Conversion Processes. Elsevier
2. Mielenz, J. R.; Klasson, K. T.; Adney, W. S.; McMillan, J. D. 2007 Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals - The Twenty-Eighth Symposium. Springer
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
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 10 10
Quiz 1 5 5
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 6