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Course Unit Title : Optimization of composting process
Course Unit Code : 01TRM5134
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 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
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : This module is concerned with the composting process, factors affecting composting process, management of composting process, mathematical modeling of process.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : to gain the ability of information of optimization of composting process
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to provide the information on optimization of composting process, which is part of agricultural waste management.
WorkPlacement  
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.
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Assignments :
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) :
16 4 64  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
16 3 48  
Homeworks :
1 20 20  
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 :
177  
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 Kinetics of composting
 
2 Kinetics of composting
 
3 Mass, energy and momentum equation in composting process
 
4 Mass, energy and momentum equation in composting process
 
5 Numerical analysis methods
 
6 Numerical analysis methods
 
7 Modeling of composting process
 
8 Modeling of composting process
 
9 Kompostlama işlemi simülasyonları
 
10 Kompostlama işlemi simülasyonları
 
11 Simulations of composting process by modeling
 
12 Simulations of composting process by modeling
 
13 Simulations of composting process by modeling
 
14 Evaluation of the course