Information Package / Course Catalogue
Compost Production Techniques
Course Code: MAN104
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students must have to complete their internship within the required time and properties. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Identify the materials used in making compost, compost production is to learn by doing

Course Content

Biological characteristics of mushrooms and physiology, the definition of compost and composting process, its objectives, the role of microorganisms in compost making, compost, biological and chemical aspects, the organic and inorganic materials used for making compost, composting operations, general principles, formulas and calculations of compost, compost production techniques, pasteurization and disinfection methods of pasteurization, and the resulting problems and solutions for making compost.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Identification and classification of construction materials into compost
2.Apply compost preparation techniques
3.3. To understand the issues to be considered in preparing compost
4.Ability to detect and remedy the deficiencies encountered in the construction of compost to apply
5.To understand the characteristics desired in a good compost
6.The importance of soil cover, and be able to comprehend the benefits of preparing a good soil cover
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Course notes of Lecturers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Identification of construction materials into compost
Week 2 - Theoretical
Compost used in the preparation and properties of materials
Week 3 - Theoretical
Classification of construction materials into compost and compost preparation of the prescriptions
Week 4 - Theoretical
Compost may occur in the first stage of fermentation, biological and chemical development
Week 5 - Theoretical
The first stage of fermentation, and remedy the defects that may occur
Week 6 - Theoretical
The qualification requirements for a good compost has completed the first fermentation
Week 7 - Theoretical
Compost may occur in the second stage of fermentation, biological and chemical development
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
The second stage of fermentation, and remedy the defects that may occur
Week 10 - Theoretical
The qualification requirements for a good compost has completed the second fermentation
Week 11 - Theoretical
Comparison of composts have completed the first and second stage of fermentation
Week 12 - Theoretical
The organic materials used for Composting
Week 13 - Theoretical
The in-organic materials used for Composting
Week 14 - Theoretical
Pasteurization and disinfection methods for making compost
Week 15 - Theoretical
Problems and solutions in the construction and the resulting compost pasteurization
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140114
Laboratory87056
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
5
4
4
3
3
OÇ-2
5
5
4
4
3
3
OÇ-3
5
5
4
4
3
3
OÇ-4
5
5
4
4
3
3
OÇ-5
5
5
4
4
3
3
OÇ-6
5
5
4
4
3
3
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