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Course Unit Title : MODELING AND SIMULATION OF BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5110
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 and biogas systems,
2) To write energy, mass, momentum equations defining composting and biogas process,
3) Modeling composting process for reactors and windrow systems and apply to real systems,
4) Modeling biogas process for reactors and apply to real systems,
5) To identify the problems encountered in the real systems using models
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : This module is concerned with how to write kinetic, energy, mass, momentum equations necessary for modeling and simulation of composting and biogas process and how to transform these equations into software media.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : The target this course is to gain research and development and problem solving ability to students in compost and biogas plants using modeling and simulation techniques
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to teach how to model biological process utilized in composting and biogas technology and to gain ability to apply software model program into real systems.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : [1] Haug, R.T., 1993. The Practical Handbook of Compost Engineering. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. [2] Batstone, D.J., Keller, J., Angelidaki, I., Kalyuzhnyi, S., Pavlostathis, S., Rozzi, A., Sanders, W., Siegrist, H., and Vavilin, V. 2002. The IWA Anaerobic Digestion Model No1. Wat. Sci. Tech., 45(10), 63-73. [3] Yaldız, O. 2004 Biyogaz Teknolojisi. Akdeniz Üniversitesi Yayın no: 78. Akdeniz Üniversitesi Basımevi.
Additional Resources :
Material Sharing
Documents : Thesis and research papers about modelling and simulation
Assignments :
Exams : Written and 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 30
Quiz :
2 10
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
40
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: thermodynamics and biological fundamentals
  Study Materials: [1]
2 Composting: kinetics
  Study Materials: [1]
3 Composting: physical and chemical feeding
  Study Materials: [1]
4 Composting: aeration and energy balance
  Study Materials: [1]
5 Composting kinetics and product stability
  Study Materials: [1]
6 Composting in reactor systems- modeling and simulation
  Study Materials: Software (C++)
7 Composting in windrow systems- modeling and simulation
  Study Materials: Software (Fortran)
8 Fundamentals of anaerobic digestion
  Study Materials: [2]
9 Biogas technology
  Study Materials: [2,3]
10 Anaerobic digestion model (ADM1)
  Study Materials: [2]
11 Anaerobic digestion model (ADM1)-WEST Simulator
  Study Materials: Software
12 Usage of heat transfer model in anaerobic reactors
  Study Materials: Software
13 FLUENT software in modeling of anaerobic reactors-introduction
  Study Materials: Software
14 FLUENT software in modeling of anaerobic reactors- application
  Study Materials: Software