Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Environmental Microbiology CEV110 2 2 + 2 4

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assist.Prof. Kadir ÖZDEMİR
Instructors Assoc.Prof. SÜREYYA ALTIN
Goals Identification of microorganisms encountered in Environmental Engineering implementations, specifying the place and importance of microorganisms in treatment processes
Contents **Identification of Microorganisms: -Classification of eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms and their general characteristics, -Bacteria and counting techniques, -Bacterial movement system and nutrient transport, protozoa, blue-green algae, viruses, fungi, -Effects of environmental conditions on microorganisms, -Nutritional requirements and growth kinetics of microorganisms, -The role of microorganisms in wastewater treatment, -Microbiological control of water, **Applied Microbiology; -Sampling and protection, -Microscopic study of microorganisms, -Gram (-) and gram (+) bacteria and staining methods, -Preparation of culture media for the growth of microorganisms, -Growth methods of microorganisms, -Determination of coliform bacteria with multiple tube fermentation method, -Determination of coliform and fecal bacteria with the membrane filter method.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students should have knowledge of the basic level of environmental microbiology at the end of the course.
2 Students should have knowledge about environmetal microbiology by laboratory applications at the end of the course.
3 Students should have knowledge about the general characteristics of microorganisms at the end of the course.
4 Students should have knowledge about the importance of sterilizationat the end of the course.
5 Students should have define the materials and tools that used during microbiological studies and the rules to be obeyed in the laboratory at the end of the course.
6 Students should have knowledge about the types of microorganisms most frequently seen in wastewater and gives examples for their activities in these environments at the end of the course.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods 1.Lecturing from Turkish and English Sources. 2.Question / answer 3.Laboratory-Workshop 4.Self Study
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, homework, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 -Principles of microbiology (General Microbiology) -Laboratory Guidelines and Equipment -Sterilizaston and Disinfection BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
2 -Viruses, bacteria -Microscope -Sampling BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
3 -Blue-Green Algae, Fungi -Medium and prepare of medium -Image Capture BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
4 -Nutrition of microorganisms, growing conditions and reproduction of microorganisms -Examination of stained bacteria (Simple staining) BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
5 -Classification of the microorganisms due to energy sources. -Examination of stained bacteria (Gram staining) BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
6 -Classification of microorganisms according to reproduction temperatures -Medium for microbial growth BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
7 -The definition of symbiosis -Growth methods of microorganisms BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
8 -Movement of microorganisms -Determination of coliform bacteria with multiple tube fermentation method BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
9 -Microbial transportation -Determination of coliform and fecal bacteria with the membrane filter method. BEU Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Manual
10 Microbial Reproduction
11 Growth kinetics for microorganisms
12 Water microbiology
13 Wastewater microbiology
14 (Waiting for Translation) mikroorganizmaların metabolik faaliyetleri (Waiting for Translation)



Sources
Textbook Lecture notes
Additional Resources -Wastewater Microbiology,Gabriel Bitton, Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 3rd Edition. -Çevre Mikrobiyolojisi, Prof.Dr. Sami Özçelik, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi, Isparta, 2004. -Çevre Mikrobiyolojisi, Cemil Orgev (Ders Notu), 2003



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.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 4 56
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Assignments 1 8 8
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10 10
Laboratory 14 2 28
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 120
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4
ECTS Credit of the Course 4