Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102125121998The Element Analysis of SoilElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
General description of elements in soils, analysis methods to determine of them and preparing chemical solution to use for the analysis
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa BOLCA
Learning Outcomes
1Able to learn description of Element and soil elements
2Able to learn preparation of chemical solutions for the used in the analysis
3Able to learn Methods of analysis used to determine the elements
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description of element, General methods of analysis, Analysis of some elements
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Soil elements Examination of the periodic table of elements in soils
2Analysis Methods Introduction of Laboratory equipment
3Gravimetric Methods The gravimetric analysis methods
4Volumetric Methods Volumetric analysis methods
5Spectrophotometers Working principle of Spectrophotometer and its application
6Solution preparation techniques Different techniques for the preparation of the solution
7Analysis results and calculation methods Examples of the calculation results of the analysis
8Midterm Exam Use of Absorbsiyometer
9Absorptiometry N, P and K analysis and calculation of results
10N, P, K elements, analysis and calculation methods Na, Ca, Mg, analysis and calculation of results
11Na, Ca, Mg, elements,analysis and calculation methods Fe, Ti, Al analysis and calculation of results
12Fe, Ti, Al elements analysis and calculation methods B and S analysis and the calculation results
13B and S elements, analysis and calculation methods Total elemental analysis of soils
14Total elements in soils Practice exams
15Final exam
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Altinbas, U., 1996.Toprağın Elementel Analizi (Teksir-Lisansustu program) E. U. Ziraat Fakultesi Toprak Bolumu,Bornova/Izmir. Black, C. A., 1965. Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 1-2, America Soc. of Agr. Inc., Publisher. Madison/USA. Jackson, M. L., 1967. Soil Chemical Analysis. Prentice Hall of Private limited. New Delhi. Page, A. L., f. T. Bingham, A. C. Chang, 1981. In effect of Heavy Metal Pollution on Plants. Vol:1. Applied Science, London. Sauchelli, V. 1969. Trace Elements in Agriculture. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company N.Y.
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
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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 Lectures14228
Practice13226
Discussion10110
Brain Storming414
Self Study148112
Individual Study for Mid term Examination7428
Individual Study for Final Examination7428
Laboratory Examination122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)242
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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