COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Microbiology of Activated Sludge CMS   467 7 2 2 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Olcayto KESKİNKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to teach the biology, functions, characteristics of microorganisms which involve in activated sludge systems and to teach the concerns in the treatment plants based on microorganims, to teach the usage of microorganisms in solving the system problems and interpretation of their indicator functions.
Content
Evaluation of activated sludge as an ecosystem under artificial conditions, understanding of the activated sludge process, the review of the microscopic principles, microscopic examination of the sludge, flocculation, sludge bulking, Zooglea sludge, filamentous sludge, filamentous organisms, identification of filamentous organisms, morphology of flocs, Protozoa , Ciliata and the importance of interpretation and importance of Flagellata, interpretation and significance of Rhizopoda, interpretation and significance of Actinopoda, interpretation of existence of Nematoda, Rotifera, and the importance of interpretation.

Learning Outcomes
1) They can make the classification of the active sludge microorganisms, knows the differences between organisms and their common properties,
2) They can evaluate the importance of these microorganisms in Environmental Engineering
3) They know the metabolic classification of activated sludge microorganisms, they know which metabolic levels of microorganisms what might work,
4) They consider the existence of the activated sludge organisms in activated sludge systems, and they can interpret the process conditions,
5) They know what should be done in the case of dominance of various specimens of activated sludge or various groups of microorganisms.
6) sludge bulking, Zooglea sludge, filamentous sludge, filamentous organisms,
7) identification of filamentous organisms,1
8) identification of filamentous organisms,2
9) morphology of flocs,
10) Protozoa , Ciliata and the importance of ciliata in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the ciliata in activated sludge
11) Protozoa , flagellata and the importance of flagellata in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the flagellata in activated sludge
12) Protozoa , Rhizopoda and the importance of Rhizopoda in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the Rhizopoda in activated sludge
13) Protozoa , Actinopoda and the importance of Actinopoda in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the Actinopoda in activated sludge
14) Nematoda , Rotifera and the importance of them in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of them in activated sludge
15) Conclusions


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
X
4
 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
X
5
Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
X
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
X
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
X
8
Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
X
9
 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
X
10
Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
X
11
 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
X
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
X
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
X
14
 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
X
15
 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction: Evaluation of activated sludge as an ecosystem under artificial conditions, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
2 understanding of the activated sludge process, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
3 the review of the microscopic principles, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes of the Environmental microbiology course
4 microscopic examination of the sludge, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes of the Environmental microbiology course
5 flocculation, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes of the Environmental microbiology course
6 sludge bulking, Zooglea sludge, filamentous sludge, filamentous organisms, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes of the Environmental microbiology course
7 Examination Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes of the Environmental microbiology course and mid-term exam
8 identification of filamentous organisms, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
9 morphology of flocs, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
10 Protozoa , Ciliata and the importance of ciliata in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the ciliata in activated sludge Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
11 Protozoa , flagellata and the importance of flagellata in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the flagellata in activated sludge Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
12 Protozoa , Rhizopoda and the importance of Rhizopoda in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the Rhizopoda in activated sludge Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
13 Protozoa , Actinopoda and the importance of Actinopoda in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of the Actinopoda in activated sludge Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
14 Nematoda , Rotifera and the importance of them in activated sludge, interpretation of the existence of them in activated sludge Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
15 Final examination Review of the lecture notes
16-17 Final examination Review of the lecture notes

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