Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Solid Waste Management CEV318 6 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Instructors Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Goals Teaching of the concept of general solid waste management, investigate of disposal methods with technical, economical and legal dimensions.
Contents The formation of solid wastes, on-site collection, storage and processing, Solid waste collection, transfer, transport, Processing techniques and equipment, recycling of resources, products and energy conversion, Solid waste disposal, Landfill areas, incineration, composting and other techniques.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students should have knowledge about sources and classification of solid waste at the end of the course.
2 Students should have knowledge about disposal methods of solid waste at the end of the course.
3 Students should have knowledge about landfill sites and design principles of landfill at the end of the course.
4 Students should have knowledge about of recycling and recovery at the end of the course.
5 Students should have dominate about of legal regulations about solid waste management and be able to engineering calculations at the end of the course.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, Question and Answer, current examples, Technical Tours, Self Study, Examples
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, homework, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definition and basic concepts of solid waste management related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
2 Physical and chemical properties of solid wastes related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
3 Collecting solid waste and collecting methods related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
4 Transportaion of solid wastes related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
5 Disposal of solid waste related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
6 Properties and design criteria of landfills related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
7 Obtaining landfill gas and calculations related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
8 Composting and legal regulations related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
9 Waste incineration processes related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
10 Waste disposal facilities, current practices, the legal regulation related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
11 Waste minimization, reduction at source related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
12 Recycling processes and applications related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
13 Recycling and separation processes related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied
14 Investigation of solid waste regulation related the regulations and lecture notes should be studied



Sources
Textbook Lecture notes
Additional Resources -Integrated Solid Waste Management Engineering Principles and ManagementTchobanoglous, G., Theisen,H., Vigil S., 1993. -Handbook of Solid Waste Management” George Tchobanoglous and Frank Kreith McGraw-Hill Handbooks, Quebecor/Martinsburg, 2002. -Katı atıklar, Prof. Dr.Ertuğrul Erdin . Dokuz eylül yayınları



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
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. x



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 4 56
Assignments 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Final examination 1 7 7
Total Work Load (h) 122
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.07
ECTS Credit of the Course 4