Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Environmental Chemistry II CEV206 4 3 + 2 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Goals Teaching of basic chemical subjects,laboratory analysis and calculatıons in the environment chemistry.
Contents Measurement of solids, total solids, total suspended solids, total dissolved solids, total settleable solids, total volatile solids, coagulation, dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, Iron, Manganese and Nitrogen measurements, phosphor and phosphate measurement, sulphur cycle and sulfates, oil and grease measurement, volatile fatty acids, heavy metal analysis, toxicity in waters and fish bio experiment.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students should have knowledge about basic concepts and parameters of environmental chemistry.
2 Students should have acquire the ability of laboratory by solution preparation, sampling, storage and assessment of results at the end of the course.
3 Students should have known the units frequently used in environmental engineering and be able to make their conversion at the end of the course
4 (Waiting for translation) Atıksu analizlerini ve bu analizlerde kullanılan analitik yöntemlerin kimyasal içeriği hakkında ayrıntılı bilgi sahibi olacaklardır.
5 (Waiting for translation) Çevre mühendisliğinde kullanılan dezenfeksiyon ve koagülasyon gib temel süreçlerin kimyası hakkında yeterli bilgiye sahip olacaklardır.

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

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definition and importance of dissolved oxygen in environmental engineering. BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
2 Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Reaction kinetics of BOI and examples. BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
3 Definition of chemical oxygen demand, using of COD analysis data and examples BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
4 Determination of solid material, and importance for the environmental engineering BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
5 Properties of colloid substance and chemical flocculation BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
6 Determination methods of iron and manganese and importance in environmental engineering BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
7 Natural inorganic and organic nitrogen circulation, and examples BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
8 Odor problems, sulfur cycle and examples BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
9 Phosphorus and phosphate determination methods, important phosphorus compounds in environmental engineering applications BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
10 Fluoride and fluoride compounds chemistry BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
11 Definition of oil- grease and analysis methods BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
12 The definition of volatile acids, volatile acid determination methods and the use of analysis data BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
13 Sources and methods of analysis of trace elements BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual
14 Chlorination chemistry and disinfection BEU Environmental Chemistry 2 Laboratory Manual

Textbook Environmental Engineering Chemistry (Ahmet Samsunlu)book as a base also supported by lecture notes collected from other sources
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.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 5 70
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Laboratory 14 3 42
Mid-terms 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Work Load (h) 180
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 6
ECTS Credit of the Course 6