Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102015502004Laboratory Technique in HorticultureElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course students learn the principles and basic rules of laboratory analysis methods, give the ability to do analysis correctly.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Serra HEPAKSOY
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to recognize the basic laboratory equipment and instrument
2The ability to understand basis of physical and chemical analysis techniques and application
3Understand the importance of laboratory security and working principles
4Learnig some quality analysis methods application to various agricultural crops
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Laboratory security, Working principlesi Analysis methods, Solution preparation, Sterilization, Instrumental analysis methods
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Laboratory securityRelated parts of books
2Laboratory security and principles of working in the lab.Related parts of books and laboratory study
3Introduce of basic equipment and instrumentsRelated parts of books and laboratory study
4Calibration of some equipment and instrumentsRelated parts of books and laboratory study
5Physical analysis methodsRelated parts of books and laboratory study
6Chemical analysis methodsRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
7Pure water preparation methodsRelated parts of books
8Midterm Exam
9Solutions and preparation methodsRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
10Solutions and preparation methodsRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
11Sterilization methodsRelated parts of books
12Principles of instrumental analysis methodsRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
13Fundamentals of spectroscopyRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
14High Pressure Liquid ChromatographyRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
15Gas ChromatographyRelated parts of books, laboratory study and evaluation reports
16Final ExamPractice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
- Canel, M., 2002. Laboratuar Güvenliği, A.Ü. F.F. Döner Sermaye İşletmesi Yayınları No: 26, 402 s. - Hışıl, Y., 1999. Enstrümental Gıda Analizleri- I. Ege üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir, 218 s. - Hışıl, Y., 1999. Enstrümental Gıda Analizleri- II. Ege üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir, 192 s. - Hışıl, Y., 1999. Enstrümental Gıda Analizleri- III. Ege üniversitesi Basımevi, İzmir, 141 s. Jacobs, M.N., 1984. Chemical Analysis of Foods and Food Products, Van Nostrand Company, Inc, New York,970 p.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Practice14228
Laboratory5315
Experiment3824
Case Study21020
Report Presentation188
Self Study51575
Laboratory Examination10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)236
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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