CE481 Hazardous Waste ManagementIstanbul Okan UniversityDegree Programs Civil Engineering (English)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: CE481
Course Name: Hazardous Waste Management
Course Semester: Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course: Compulsory
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AGNE KARLIKANOVAITE- BA
Course Lecturer(s): Dr.Öğr.Üyesi AGNE KARLIKANOVAITE- BA
Assoc. Prof. SELİM DÜNDAR
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: To provide an introduction to identification and classification of hazardous waste, engineering principles related to minimization, prevention and treatment of hazardous wastes.
Course Content: Definition of hazardous wastes. Distribution and environmental fate of contaminants .The technology, policy and health frameworks. Methods for managing and minimizing the hazardous wastes. Risk assessment.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
1) Later
2) To understand the main concepts of hazardous wastes according to their properties To assess hazardous waste risks for humans and environment To learn how to treat, transport and dispose hazardous wastes To apply different methods for hazardous waste minimization To plan the hazardous waste management system for different type of hazardous materials.
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
1) Later
2) . To understand the main concepts of hazardous wastes according to their properties II. To assess hazardous waste risks for humans and environment III. To learn how to treat, transport and dispose hazardous wastes IV. To apply different methods for hazardous waste minimization V. To plan the hazardous waste management system for different type of hazardous materials.
3 - Competences
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
Field Specific Competence
Learning Competence
1) . To understand the main concepts of hazardous wastes according to their properties II. To assess hazardous waste risks for humans and environment III. To learn how to treat, transport and dispose hazardous wastes IV. To apply different methods for hazardous waste minimization V. To plan the hazardous waste management system for different type of hazardous materials.
Communication and Social Competence
1) Later

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to course. General information and requirements
2) Hidrolojinin tanımı ve önemi
3) Precipitation
4) Evaporation
5) Infiltration
6) Groundwater
7) Stream flow measurement and analysis of data(Part1)
8) National Holiday
9) Midterm
10) Stream flow measurement and analysis of data(Part 2)
11) National Holidays
12) Surface Flow
13) Hydrograph Analysis (Part 1)
14) Hydrograph analysis (part 2)

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: William C. Blackman Jr. Basic Hazardous Waste Management, Third Edition, 2001.
References: http://nptel.iitm.ac.in
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/257926/hazardous-waste
www.epa.gov/solidwaste/hazard/tsd/index.htm

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Learning Outcomes

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Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Expression
Individual study and homework

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)
Individual Project

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 50
Final 1 % 50
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 50
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 50
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Project 1 20 20
Midterms 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 136