Training Plans

Course Code Course Type ECTS Semester Year Level of Course Unit Mode of Delivery Language of Instruction
1902003292010 Zorunlu 4.00 6 3 0 0 Türkçe

Objectives of the Course

To define and determine air pollution sources; to explain the fates of the pollutants, pollutants relations with meteorology; to give information and discuss National Air Quality Protection Act.

Name of Lecturer(s)

Prof. Dr. Duran KARAKAŞ

Prerequisites and co-requisities


Recommended Optional Programme Components


Course Contents

What is air pollution? Definitions and pollutant types, pollutant sources and atmospheric fates. Primary and secondary air pollutants, atmospheric transports...

Recommended or Required Reading

1. Hava Kirliliği ve Kontrolünün Esasları, Aysen Müezzinoğlu, DEÜ, 2000. 2. Atmospheric chemistry and physics of air pollution, John H. Seinfeld, New York, Wiley, 1986. 3. Course Notes (instructor)

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods and Criteria

Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Mean Percentage
Midterm Examination1100
TOTAL: 100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Mean Percentage
Final Examination1100
TOTAL: 100

Work Placement(s)


Workload Calculation

Activities Count Duration (hrs) Total Workload
Midterm Examination123.023.0
Final Examination135.035.0
Attending Lectures143.042.0
Problem Solving31.03.0
Field Trip24.08.0
TOTAL: 124

Course Weekly Program

week: Activity P L
1Introduction, Air Pollution and Definitions
2Air Pollutants (Sources and Classes)
3Air Pollutants (Properties and Environmental Effects)
4Primary and Secondary Air Pollutants
5National Air Pollution Regulation
6Fuel Treatments and Alternative Fuels
7Air Pollution and Meteorology
8Air Pollution and Meteorology
9Photochemical and Chemical Smogs
11Air Pollution and Statistical Modellings
12Point (Stationary) and Line (Mobile) Air Pollutant Sources
13Fuels and Combustion Chemistry
14Sampling and Analyses of Gaseous and Particulate Air Pollutants

Learning Outcomes & Contribution to Program Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Outcomes
To have knowledge about the properties of air pollutants, their sources and effects45435543454
To have knowledge about the atmospheric pollutant transports, pollutant reactions and half-lives 34444354543
To have knowledge about the improvement of air quality, improvement of fuels and alternative fuels44455444345

1 Very Low
3 Medium
5 Very High