Course Code : ABF 454

Course Title : Agro- industrial and Livestock Waste Management

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 3-0

Course Description:Kinds of agro-industrial and livestock wastes, solid and liquid wastes. Primary treatment, centrifugation , sedimentation,flotation. Secondary treatment, trickling filters, aeration and active sludge. Recovery, water recycling. Valuable constituent recovery. Energy frombiomass, Renewable energy sources, Anaerobic treatment, composting of solid wastes.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Biofuels from Agricultural Wastes and By products by Hans BlaschekThaddeus EzejiJürgen Scheffran ISBN 0813802520, 9780813802527

  2. Animal Manure Recycling: Treatment and Management by  Professor Lars Stoumann Jensen 

  3. Agricultural Wastes by Geoffrey S. Ashworth and Pablo Azevedo  ISBN: 978-1-60741-305-9

Course Evaluation:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory