COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Environmental Modelling CMZ   466 8 3 3 3

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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Çağatayhan Bekir ERSÜ
Instructors
Doç.Dr.ÇAĞATAYHAN BEKİR ERSÜ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.ÇAĞATAYHAN BEKİR ERSÜ2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim is to define the processes used for eliminating the colloidal and dissolved items present in the triditional secondary tratment and give the details on design.
Content
Introduction to modeling, Fundamentals of mathematical modeling, Examples of analytical and mathematical methods, Water quality modeling in lakes and rivers, Introduction to modeling software, Building environmental models.

Learning Outcomes
1) Understand environmental modeling principles
2) Learn what kinds of data are needed to generate a model input file, in general
3) Understand the factors and processes that effect dissolved oxygen concentration in receiving waters
4) Understand general characteristics of streams and rivers
5) Gain the ability to apply dissolved oxygen and BOD analyses in streams and rives
6) Understand general characteristics of lakes, Gain the ability to apply dissolved oxygen and BOD analyses in lakes
7) Understand general characteristics of estuaries and gain the ability to apply dissolved oxygen and BOD analyses in estuaries
8) Gain the ability to run a water quality model and evaluate the results
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
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Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
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 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
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Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
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 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
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Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
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Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
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 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
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Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
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 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
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 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
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 Professional and ethical responsibility
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 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
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 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction/Orientation This topic
2 Introduction to modeling This topic
3 Fundamentals of mathematical modeling This topic
4 Fundamentals of mathematical modeling This topic
5 Examples of analytical and mathematical methods This topic
6 Examples of analytical and mathematical methods This topic
7 Mid-term Exam This topic
8 General characterstics of lakes and factors affecting the water quality of lakes This topic
9 Water quality modeling in lakes This topic
10 General characterstics of rivers and factors affecting the water quality of rivers This topic
11 Water quality modeling in rivers This topic
12 General characteristics of estuarines and factors affecting the water quality of estuarines This topic
13 Introduction to modeling software This topic
14 Building environmental models This topic
15 Case studies This topic
16-17 Final exam This topic

Recommended or Required Reading
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