Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Environmental Chemistry I CEV215 3 2 + 2 5

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Goals To be knowledgeable about practical and also theorical about chemical information,equipmants and devices, the current situations of drinking and potable waters, determination of current situation of pollution which is necessary for environmental engineering.
Contents Principle of Quantitative Chemistry and Organic Chemistry for the Environmental Engineers, Organic Pollutants and Their Definitions, Introduction to Environmental Chemistry Laboratory, Solution Preparation, Water and Wastewater Sampling, Basic Analysis Methods: Gravimetric, Volumetric, Colorimetric And Turbidimetric Analysis, Definitions and Analysis of Water Quality Parameters; Potentiometric PH Measurement, Conductivity Measurement, Hardness, Acidity, Alkalinity, Chloride, Turbidity, Color and Sulfate in the Water and Chemistry of Ion Exchange.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students should have knowledge about basic concepts and parameters of environmental chemistry.
2 Students should have know the units frequently used in environmental engineering and be able to make their conversion at the end of the course
3 Students should have explain the analitical methods in environmental engineering at the end of the course
4 Students should have acquire the ability of laboratory by solution preparation, sampling, storage and assessmnet of results at the end of the course.
5 Students should have inquire about regulations at the end of the course.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods -Lecturing -Question/Answer -Laboratory Studies
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, laboratory applications, homeworks, final exam.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 -Description of Environmental Chemistry, -Fundamentals of environmental engineering chemistry BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
2 Analysis Technics in Environmental Engineering. BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
3 Units and Conversions in Environmental Engineering. BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
4 Organic chemistry in Environmental Engineering. BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
5 Organic chemistry in Environmental Engineering. BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
6 Biochemistry for Environmetal Engineering BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
7 Mechanism of general biochemical reactions BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
8 -Definitions of acid and base -Solution preparation BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
9 The concept of pH, measurement and evaluation BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
10 Definitions and problems related to the acidity and alkalinity BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
11 -Turbidity and color -Importance of turbidity and color for environmental engineering BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
12 Hardness and Calculations. BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
13 Mechanism of ion exchange process BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual
14 Chlorides and calculations BEU Environmental Chemistry Laboratory Manual



Sources
Textbook Lecture notes
Additional Resources -Prof. Dr. Ahmet Samsunlu, Çevre Mühendisliği Kimyası,Birsen Yayınevi. -Stanley E. Manahan, Environmental Chemistry, CRC Press, 2000. -Larry D. Benefied, Clifford W. Randall, Biological Process Design for Wastewater Treatment. -Vernon L. Snoeyink, David Jenkins, Water Chemistry.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 75
Laboratory 14 25
In-Term Total 15 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice. x
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License x
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing. x
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Laboratory 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Work Load (h) 152
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.07
ECTS Credit of the Course 5