Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Treatment Sludge Removal CEV453 7 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Kadir ÖZDEMİR
Instructors Assist.Prof. Kadir ÖZDEMİR
Goals -The aim of this lessons is to definite to the characterizing of generating treatment sludges after treatment of wastewaters and to teach the update methods and technologies of treatment sludge removal. - The removal of stabilizated sludges
Contents Physical, chemical and biological properties of sludges, Sludge sources, Thickening and thickeners, Separation of sludge liquor, Sand drying beds, Filter press, Centrifuge, Belt filter, Vacuum filter, Composting, Land applications of sludge, Sludge digestion systems.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 1. Students will have information about removal of treatment sludge methods.
2 2. Students will have to information about characterization of treatment sludge at the end of the lesson.
3 3. Students will have to information about ,especially, sludge stabilzation and sludge digestion.
4 4. Students will have information about Separation of sludge liquor.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods -Discusion - Explanation - individual study, -team work -solving problem.
Assessment Methods Homeworks, midterm and final examinations.



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 -The generating of treatment sludge in Wastewater systems, --Defination of Sludge, properties and sources. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 2-7
2 The properties of chemical and physical properties of treatment sludges. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages;8-17
3 The calculation of treatment sludge quantity. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 34-42
4 Microbylogical properties of treatment sludges. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 17-25
5 Stabilization neccesity of treatment sludges and the methods of stabilazation. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 60-110
6 The methods of treatment sludge removal and legal arrangement. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages;217-223
7 Burning and thermal proceses. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 76-81
8 Land fillings plants for treatment plants. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 187-214
9 Sludge Digestion. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 170-183
10 The methods and technologies for sludge digestion. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 147-169
11 The removal of treatment sludges in land. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages; 218-229
12 The using of treatment sludges at agricultral lands. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages;126-133
13 Sludge final removal methods. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages;186-213
14 Disinfection of treatment sludge. A Filibeli, Proccessing of Treatment sludges pages;237-239



Sources
Textbook Various lessons notes.
Additional Resources -Metcalf&Eddy “Wastewater Engineering Treatment and Reuse”, McGraw-Hill, 2003. -The Nalco Treatment Hand Book, Unit 26 – Sludge Manipulation, Mc Graw Hill, 2009. -A Filibeli, The processing of treatment sludges, DEÜ Enginnering faculty Edition unit, İzmir, 2009



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.
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
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.
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 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 7 98
Mid-terms 1 18 18
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 178
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.93
ECTS Credit of the Course 6