Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Hazardous Waste Management CEV455 7 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. ÖZGÜR ZEYDAN
Instructors Assist.Prof. ÖZGÜR ZEYDAN
Goals The aims of this course are to give information about principles of hazardous waste management, legislation, waste minimization, recovery, storage, ultimate disposal methods and in-situ treatment of contaminated sites.
Contents Principles of solid and hazardous waste management, management and definition of hazardous wastes, hazardous waste regulations, risk assessment, reduction and recovery of hazardous wastes, collection transport, storage and treatment of hazardous wastes, physico-chemical treatment methods, thermal possesses, biological processes, solidification and stabilization, ultimate disposal, in-situ remediation of contaminated sites
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 At the end of this course, students make definition and classification of hazardous wastes.
2 At the end of this course, students apply hazardous waste legislation.
3 At the end of this course, students make environmental risk assessment.
4 At the end of this course, students make projects of collection, transport, storage, treatment and disposal methods of hazardous wastes.
5 At the end of this course, students make projects of the methods used for cleaning of contaminated sites.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Explanation of lesson, questions and answers
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam (8. week), final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definitions, organic chemistry for hazardous wastes, common hazardous wastes. Salihoglu G (2010) Industrial hazardous waste management in Turkey: Current state of the field and primary challenges, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 177, 42-56 ************************************************* Vural H (1992) Çevre Kirliliği Acısından Önemli Toksik Bileşikler, Poliklorodibenzo-P-Dioksinler ve Poliklorodibenzofuranlar, Ekoloji, 4, 46-48
2 Hazardous wastes (properties, classification, producers, special hazardous wastes(waste oils, batteries and accumulators, medical wastes, waste tires)). Deniz V (2008) Evimizdeki Tehlikeli Atıklar, Geri Dönüşüm, 9, 12-14
3 Hazardous waste legislation Taşer A, Erdoğan Z B (2010) Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye'de Tehlikeli Atık Yönetiminin Yasal Gelişimi, Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi İİBF Dergisi, 5(2), 67-84
4 Risk assessment (risk, toxicity, exposure, risk assessment, risk management) Zeydan Ö, Yıldırım Y (2010) Zonguldak İli Atmosferindeki Benzen Maruziyeti Sağlık Risk Değerlendirmesi, IV. Ulusal Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolü Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı, 669-678 ********************************************** Salihoğlu G, Karaer F (2005) Uluabat Gölü için Ekolojik Risk Değerlendirmesi, İTÜ Dergisi/e Su Kirlenmesi Kontrolü, 15 (1-3), 17-28
5 Minimization and recovery of hazardous wastes Chaaban M A (2001) Hazardous waste source reduction in materials and processing technologies, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 119, 336-343
6 Collection, transport and temporary storage of hazardous wastes Basic Hazardous Waste Management book pp.107-124
7 Treatment and disposal methods of hazardous wastes Basic Hazardous Waste Management book pp. 127-194
8 Physico-chemical processes (Gravity separation, phase change, dissolution, passing fixed medium, chemical treatment processes) Basic Hazardous Waste Management book pp. 142-165
9 Biological processes (bioremediation, phytoremediation, composting, landfarming, biological treatment) Boopathy R (2000) Factors limiting bioremediation technologies, Bioresource Technology, 74, 63-67
10 Stabilization and Solidification (inorganic systems, organic systems) Varınca K B, Avşar Y, Kurt O, Gönüllü M T (2006) Kurşun içerikli akü tesisi arıtma çamurlarının çimento ile karıştırılmasının araştırılması, 10. Endüstriyel Kirlenme Kontrolü Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı
11 Thermal processes (fixed hearth incineration, rotary kiln incineration, fluidized bed incineration, liquid injection incineration) Çetin Ş, Veli S, Ayberk S (2004) An Investigation of Halogens in Izmit Hazardous and Clinical Waste Incinerator, Waste Management, 24, 183-191
12 Ultimate disposal of hazardous wastes (landfilling, deep well injection) Basic Hazardous Waste Management book pp. 173-189
13 In-situ treatment of contaminated sites (bioventing, air striping, soil-vapor extraction) Khan F I, Husain T, Hejazi R (2004) An overview and analysis of site remediation technologies, Journal of Environmental Management 71, 95-122
14 In-situ treatment of contaminated sites (soil flushing, in-situ bioremediation, phytoremediation) Kocaer F O, Başkaya H S (2003) Metallerle Kirlenmiş Toprakların Temizlenmesinde Uygulanan Teknolojiler, Uludağ Üniversitesi Mühendislik-Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi, 8 (1), 121-131

Textbook Zeydan Ö (2011), Hazardous Waste Management Lecture Notes, Zonguldak
Additional Resources Blackman W C (2001) Basic Hazardous Waste Management, 3rd Ed., Lewis Publishers, USA

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. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
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.
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.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 6 84
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Work Load (h) 171
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.7
ECTS Credit of the Course 6