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SDÜ Education Information System Course Content
Programme
Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Agricultural Machinery
Course Information
Course Unit Code
Course Unit Title
Credit Theoretic
Credit Pratic
Credit Lab/A
Credit Total
Credit Ects
Semester
01TRM5134
Optimization of composting process
3.00
0.00
0.00
3.00
6.00
1
Course Information
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Type of Course Unit
Elective
Course Coordinator
Associate Professor Dr. Kamil EKİNCİ
Course Instructors
1-Kamil Ekinci
Course Assistants
7-Önder Uysal
Course Aims
The aim of this course is to provide the information on optimization of composting process, which is part of agricultural waste management.
Course Goals
to gain the ability of information of optimization of composting process
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit
1) Understanding basic terms on optimization of composting process.
2) to have knowledge on numerical analysis
3) to have knowledge on contribution of modeling of composting process to real world process.
4) to have knowledge on factor affecting composting process
5) to gain the ability of management of composting systems
Course Contents
This module is concerned with the composting process, factors affecting composting process, management of composting process, mathematical modeling of process.
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses
 
Recommended Optional Programme Components
 
Mode Of Delivery
 
Level of Course Unit
 
Assessment Methods and Criteria
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Studies During Halfterm
Number
Co-Efficient
Activity
Number
Duration
Total
Visa
1
40
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week)
16
4
64
Quiz
0
0
Time Of Studying Out Of Class
16
3
48
Homework
2
10
Homeworks
1
20
20
Attendance
0
0
Presentation
0
0
0
Application
0
0
Project
0
0
0
Lab
0
0
Lab Study
0
0
0
Project
0
0
Field Study
0
0
0
Workshop
0
0
Visas
1
20
20
Seminary
0
0
Finals
1
25
25
Field study
0
0
Workload Hour (30)
30
TOTAL
50
Total Work Charge / Hour
177
The ratio of the term to success
40
Course's ECTS Credit
6
The ratio of final to success
60
 
TOTAL
100
 
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
1-Keener, H. M., C. Marugg, R. C. Hansen, and H. A. J. Hoitink. 1993. Optimizing the efficiency of the composting process. In Science and Engineering of Composting: Design, Environmental, Microbiological and Utilization Aspects, 59-94, eds. H.A.J. Hoitink and H.M. Keener. Worthington, OH: Renaissance Publications.
2- Keener, H. M., D. L. Elwell, K.C. Das, and R. C. Hansen. 1996. Minimizing the cost of compost production through facility design and process control. In The Science of Composting, 1020-1034, eds. M. Bertoldi, P. Sequi, B. Lemmes, T. Papi. Glascow, UK.: Blackie Academic & Professional.
3- Keener, H.M., D.L. Elwell, K.C. Das, and R.C. Hansen. 1997. Specifying design/operation of composting systems using pilot scale data. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 13(6):767-772.
Additional Resources
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Material Sharing
Documents
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Assignments
 
Exams
 
Additional Material
 
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
Work Placements
As with any other educational component, credits for work placements are only awarded when the learning outcomes have been achieved and assessed. If a work placement is part of organised mobility (such as Farabi and Erasmus), the Learning Agreement for the placement should indicate the number of credits to be awarded if the expected learning outcomes are achieved.
Program Learning Outcomes
No
Course's Contribution to Program
Contribution
1
Can reach, use and utilize the knowledge of functions and usage area of agricultural machines and equipment,
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