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Course Unit Title : COMPOSTING TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5105
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants : ---
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Understanding basic definitions about the composting technique,
2) Understanding the importance of composting technique within the agricultural waste management,
3) Having the knowledge about the materials which will be utilized in composting process,
4) To know the factors affecting composting process,
5) The ability to run composting systems
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : This module is concerned with basic knowledge of composting, composting operations, composting process management and field selection, compost utilization, marketing and economics.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : The target of this course is to gain the students to ability about selection, design, planning, and running of compost plant.
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to ensure that the students will learn about basic knowledge of the composting technique commonly used waste management in agriculture. Furthermore, students will become expert on the systems, operations and economics of composting.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Öztürk M ve Bildik B. 2005. Hayvan çiftliklerinde kompost üretimi, Çevre ve Orman Bakanlığı.
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents : Thesis, project final reports and articles about design of composting plants
Assignments : Homeworks include problems concerning compost engineering, design calculations
Exams : Written and/or oral exams
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
2 20 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 40
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
2 10
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
50
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Composting
  Study Materials: Page 1-20
2 Composting
  Study Materials: Page 21-36
3 Composting methods
  Study Materials: Page a 38-46
4 Composting methods
  Study Materials: Page 46-57
5 Composting operations
  Study Materials: Page 57-63
6 Composting operations
  Study Materials: Page 63-70
7 Composting process management and field selection
  Study Materials: Page 71-86
8 Composting process management and field selection
  Study Materials: Page 86-92
9 Composting process management and field selection
  Study Materials: Page 92-98
10 Compost utilization and marketing and economics of composting.
  Study Materials: Page 100-111
11 Compost utilization and marketing and economics of composting
  Study Materials: Page 111-120
12 Waste management and other options for composting
  Study Materials: Page 123-125
13 Regulations and standards in Turkey and world
  Study Materials: Page 133-146
14 General Assessment