Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Environmental Risk Assessment CEV358 5 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. ÖZGÜR ZEYDAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. ÖZGÜR ZEYDAN
Goals At the end of the course, student will be able to make risk assessment.
Contents Hazardous chemicals and their fates, risk determination, toxicity, exposure, risk characterization and risk assessment
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students can determine hazardous chemicals.
2 Students can determine risk factors.
3 Students can determine exposure routes and amounts.
4 Students can make risk characterization and determine risk mathematically.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Explanation of lesson, questions and answers
Assessment Methods Midterm exam, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Basic Concepts Should read related subject from course materials.
2 Hazardous Chemicals Should read related subject from course materials.
3 Environmental Fate of Chemicals Should read related subject from course materials.
4 Toxicity Should read related subject from course materials.
5 Risk Management Should read related subject from course materials.
6 Environmental Risk Assessment Should read related subject from course materials.
7 Defining Risk Should read related subject from course materials.
8 Dose Units Should read related subject from course materials.
9 Dose – Response Relation Should read related subject from course materials.
10 Exposure Should read related subject from course materials.
11 Risk Characterisation Should read related subject from course materials.
12 Legislations Should read related subject from course materials.
13 Project Presentations Should read related subject from course materials.
14 Project Presentations Should read related subject from course materials.



Sources
Textbook Newman, M.C. (2013) Ekotoksikolojinin Temel İlkeleri, 3. Baskı (Çeviri Ed: Cafer Turgut), Palme Yayıncılık, Ankara
Additional Resources http://www.kesob.com/RiskDR.pdf



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 50
Projects 1 50
In-Term Total 2 100
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.
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.
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams.
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
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
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.
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 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Projects 1 30 30
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Work Load (h) 169
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.63
ECTS Credit of the Course 6