Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Marine Pollution and Marine Discharge Systems CEV446 8 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites No

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prof. AHMET ALTIN
Instructors Prof. AHMET ALTIN
Goals The aim of this course is to introduce students to marine ecosystems and pollutants affecting marine ecosystems. To give the principles of marine discharge systems.
Contents Properties of sea water, currents, waves, marine pollution types, dilution calculations, marine outfall systems design, hydraulic calculation of marine outfall systems
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 At the end of the course, students can explain the basic features of marine pollution.
2 At the end of the course, students can define the transport mechanisms of pollutants in the sea.
3 At the end of the course, students can design marine outfall systems.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Course, homework, presentation
Assessment Methods Midterm (Week 11), homework, presentation, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The oceans and seas, the chemical constituents of the sea water Students should read related chapter from the course material.
2 Currents Students should read related chapter from the course material.
3 Waves Students should read related chapter from the course material.
4 Marine pollution, types of marine pollution Students should read related chapter from the course material.
5 Oil pollution in the seas Students should read related chapter from the course material.
6 Prohibitions related to marine pollution and state of the seas in Turkey Students should read related chapter from the course material.
7 Wastewater treatment before discharge, proper treatment systems for Turkey Students should read related chapter from the course material.
8 Discharge standards, dilution of wastewater, design factors for deep-sea outfall systems Students should read related chapter from the course material.
9 Dilution calculations in the design of marine outfall systems Students should read related chapter from the course material.
10 Dilution calculations in the design of marine outfall systems Students should read related chapter from the course material.
11 Midterm No
12 Hydraulic design of marine outfall facilities Students should read related chapter from the course material.
13 Loads acting on the pipes and stability verification Students should read related chapter from the course material.
14 Anchors, pipe types, construction methods in the discharge line Students should read related chapter from the course material.



Sources
Textbook Öztürk İ.,2012, Deniz Deşarjı Tesisleri Tasarımı, Su Vakfı Yayınları, İstanbul.
Additional Resources Berkün M., 2006, Atıksu Arıtma ve Deniz Deşarj Sistemleri, Seçkin Yayıncılık, İstanbul.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 20
Assignments 2 10
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 2 10
In-Term Total 5 40
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.
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.
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.
11 Communicates using technical drawing. x
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility.
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. 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) 13 3 39
Assignments 2 15 30
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 2 15 30
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 181
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 6.03
ECTS Credit of the Course 6