Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GT-474INDUSTRIAL FOOD WASTECompulsory483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, the student is expected to; •Learn treatment methods of wastes from several food processing operations. •Know about recent samples of waste treatments. •Know about recycling, composting and biogas production.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Dr. Oksal MACAR
Learning Outcomes
1Learns important food industry wastes.
2Learns treatments of wastes from several food processes.
3Learns treatments of wastewater from several food processes.
4Learns recent waste treatment methods.
5Learns about recycling, composting and biogas production.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
none
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Important Food Industry Wastes, •Treatment of Dairy Wastes, •Treatment of Seafood Wastes, •Treatment of Meat Processing, Wastes •Treatments of Oil Processing, Wastes •Treatments of Potato Processing, Wastes •Treatments of Soft Drink Processing, Wastewater •Treatment of Bakery Processing, Wastes •Recent Waste Treatment Samples •Recycling, Composting and Biogas Production.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Treatments of Food Wastes
2Waste and Wastewater Treatment
3Important Food Industry Wastes
4Treatment of Dairy Wastes
5Treatment of Seafood Wastes
6Treatment of Meat Processing Wastes
7Treatments of Oil Processing Wastes
8English: Mid -Term Exam
9Treatments of Potato Processing Wastes
10Treatments of Soft Drink Processing Wastewater
11Treatment of Bakery Processing Wastes
12Value-Added Food Wastes
13Use of Some Value-Added Food Wastes
14Recent Waste Treatment Samples
15Recycling, Composting and Biogas Production
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1-L.K. Wang, Y.T. Hung, H.H. Lo, C. Yapijakis. 2006. Waste Treatment in the Food Processing Industry, CRC Press. 2-H.W. 2-Ockerman, C.L. Hansen. 2000. Animal By-Product Processing and Utilization, CRC Taylor and Francis.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study12020
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
PO
8
LO1 3      
LO2 3      
LO3 3      
LO4 3      
LO5 3      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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