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Transportation and recycling effects on the household textile waste of Eskisehir using LCA
Sipahi, İlayda; Kurt, Zöhre; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-8-16)
Textile is a material that could be diversified the most, therefore considerations of textile waste recycling/ reuse and the effects of its landfill should be carefully considered. In this thesis, transportation and recy...
Assessing the potential benefits from the application of best available techniques in the textile industry
Gülveren, Merve; Yetiş, Ülkü; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-7)
The Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive, which was recasted as the Industrial Emission Directive (IED) in 2010, is the main EU’s legal instrument regulating pollutant emissions from industrial esta...
SERICIN PROTEIN RECOVERY FROM SILK DEGUMMING WASTEWATER IN PILOT SCALE VIA MEMBRANE HYBRID PROCESSES
Gençtürk, Merve; Yetiş, Ülkü; Çapar, Gökşen; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-5-17)
The conventional degumming method that consists of alkaline washing of silk yarn with Marseille soap at high temperatures, dissolves sericin protein into the water and produces so-called silk degumming wastewater (SDW) whi...
Evaluation of the water-food nexus with the focus on agricultural water management in the Upper Sakarya watershed
Özel, Beyza; Alp, Emre; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-5-15)
This study investigates the tradeoffs between water and food (agriculture) nexus and evaluates alternative scenarios focusing on sustainable water governance for agricultural production in Upper Sakarya Basin. For this pur...
Assessment of the Hydrological Alterations and Environmental Flows in Sakarya Watershed, Turkey
Özcan, Cansu; Alp, Emre; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-5)
In this study, a holistic environmental flow assessment (EFA) adopted from the ELOHA framework is performed for the Sakarya Watershed. The most significant environmental flow events were quantified using natural streamflow...
Chemical Alternatives Assessment for Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals with Safer Alternatives
Rahim, Danial; İmamoğlu, İpek; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-5)
Consumer demand for safer chemicals has given rise to chemical alternatives assessment (CAA) to enable informed substitution of hazardous chemicals. The aim of this thesis was to evaluate alternatives for five hazardous ch...
Pestrans: a software developed for assessing the fate and transport of pesticides in soil environment
Alshahethi, Aiman Mohammed Qaid; Ünlü, Kahraman; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-2-15)
Excessive and uncontrolled use of plant protection products in Turkey caused major concerns as many pesticides proved to possess hazardous impact on soil and groundwater systems. The main objective of this thesis is to dev...
The Investigation of methane production from an agricultural waste, corncob, and its enhancement via co-digestion and pretreatment
Çelik Çağlar, Tuğba; Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-2-12)
In recent years, the renewable energy requirement is increased with the population increase and reduction of fossil fuel resources. In terms of biomass energy, corn waste constitutes the highest portion (33%) among crop wa...
Effect of ozone pretreatment on biogas production and microbial community structure of two-stage anaerobic digesters
Akçakaya, Merve; İçgen, Bülent; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-2-09)
The amount of sludge produced in treatment plants is increasing depending on the population growth and water consumption. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a widely used sludge stabilization method in wastewater ...
Effect of ozone pretreatment on methane production and microbial community structure of single-stage anaerobic digesters
Tuncay, Sera; İçgen, Bülent; Department of Environmental Engineering (2021-2-09)
Increasing amount of sludge produced by wastewater treatment plants poses many problems in environmental, public health and economic aspects. Anaerobic digestion (AD), the most common sludge stabilization method, is used t...
Evaluation of wastewater treatment alternatives for different water reuse applications with modeling and cost analysis
Uyanık, Pınar; Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande; Aksoy, Ayşegül; Department of Environmental Engineering (2020-10-22)
Wastewater reclamation can be a solution to water scarcity. Several wastewater treatment schemes exist for specific water reuse applications. This thesis aims to evaluate different wastewater treatment schemes for a rang...
Enrichment of autotrophic denitrifiers and investigation of their use in bio-desulfurization of ground tire rubber
Çataklı, Tercan; Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande; Department of Environmental Engineering (2020-10-9)
Many new methods have been developed for the recycling of waste tires. Among these developed methods, bio-desulfurization takes attention with its low energy requirement, selectively breaking S bonds without damaging the r...
Energy production from yard wastes via one-stage and two-stage anaerobic digestion and investigation of pretreatment effect
Kalaycıoğlu, Nihan Nur; Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande; Department of Environmental Engineering (2020)
Energy production from lignocellulosic biomass is receiving ever-increasing interest. This thesis study investigated the energy production from yard wastes, which is an abundant lignocellulosic substrate, via one-stage ana...
Prediction of fate of selected priority pollutants considering their transformation products using in-silico methods
Barlas, Nezahat Gülücük; İmamoğlu, İpek; Department of Environmental Engineering (2020)
As the number of chemicals used in commerce is continuously increasing, the task of evaluating the fate of chemicals along with their impacts on the environment becomes challenging. In this study, fourteen priority polluta...
Ionic composition of precipitation in Marmaris station
Yücel, Gizem; Tuncel, Süleyman Gürdal; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
In this study, wet-only rain samples were collected at a high-altitude rural site, by General Directorate of Meteorology, between July 2011 and November 2016. The sampling station was located at Marmaris Meteorological Rad...
Determination of environmental quality standard -based discharge limits and mixing zones for tersakan sub-basin of Yeşilirmak river
Çelebi, Sarp; Ünlü, Kahraman; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
The control of point source discharges to rivers has become more elaborate since the establishment of environmental quality standards (EQSs). Many countries including Turkey have set EQS values for various contaminants of ...
Ionic composition of rainwater on the Black Sea Coast of Turkey
Tuncer, Pınar; Tuncel, Süleyman Gürdal; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
Composition of rainwater is a measure of pollutant deposition to marine and terrestrial ecosystem. Soluble fraction of wet deposited pollutants are even more important because they are bioavailable to fish in the sea and p...
Investigation of methane production potential of industrial sludges mixed with domestic sludge during anaerobic digestion
Aksu Bahçeci, Hazal; Sanin, F. Dilek.; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
Anaerobic digestion has been established as a sludge stabilization and biogas production method for domestic sludge. However, anaerobic digestion has limited success in industrial sludge applications. In this thesis sludge...
Investigation of desalination performance of capacitive deionization technology
Özkul, Selin; İmamoğlu, İpek; Ünalan, Hüsnü Emrah; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
Capacitive deionization (CDI) is one of the emerging technologies developed with the purpose of water desalination. CDI technology is based on ion electrosorption at the surface of electrically charged electrode couples th...
Comparison of energy consumption and carbon footprint of wastewater treatment systems through modeling
Okan, Bora; Ergüder Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande.; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
With increasing population and developing regulations, wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) have started to become a higher energy consuming sector in order to serve higher capacities. In the design and management phases of ...
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