Biological Processing of Solid Wastes

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
7.5
PERIOD
18/09/2023 to 29/12/2023

Course Description

Course Description: Composting: basic concepts, microbiology, biochemistry, stability, maturity, phytotoxicity, trace elements, heavy metals, micronutrients, organic compounds. Compost utilization and marketing. Fundamentals, analysis and optimization of the anaerobic digestion of the organic solid wastes. Types of anaerobic digesters. Pre-treatments for the enhancement of anaerobic digestion. Co-digestion of solid wastes. Design considerations of anaerobic digesters. Course Objectives: To introduce alternatives and applications of organic wastes recovery processes. To introduce the mechanisms occurring during the composting process and the methodology for utilization and marketing of the compost related to the application areas. To introduce anaerobic digestion process, types of anaerobic digesters, methods for enhancement of the biogas production, design of anaerobic digesters.

Subject area

Energy

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Application deadline

11/09/2023

Competences

The ability to use the expert-level theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in biological processing of solid wastes area

Prerequisites

No prerequisite but having an engineering background is suggested

Duration

42 h - 14 weeks

ECTS

7.5

Validation mode

Written Examination, Written Report

Maximum number of students

5

Access to disable

access avaliable

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Graduate School

Department

Environmental Biotechnology

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