Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9105046302004Enrichment Techniques for Trace Element Analyses in Nuclear ApplicationsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course for students is to be able to find out the basic knowledge concerning the possible physicochemical forms of some radionuclides and the most important factors and processes affecting migration in the environmental media such as terrestrial, aquatic, atmospheric and marine.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Şule AYTAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to select the selective reactives for the separation and concentration of radioactive elements from trace elements
2Being able to understand the importance and role of trace elements in nuclear applications
3Being able to comprehend the principle of separation techniques and methods
4Being able to formulate basic data in separation process
5Being able to determine and to comprehend of experimental parameters in the separation methods
6Being able to determine and to comprehend of experimental parameters in the separation methods
7Being able to select convenient separation method for concentration of radioactive and trace elements
8Being able to consider for solving the problem in separation methods
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The role of enrichment techniques in trace analysis, general view of separation techniques in nuclear applications, control of contamination and loss, volatilization, liquid-liquid extraction, selective dissolution, precipitation and application , electrochemical deposition, sorption, ion exchange, enrichment techniques in water analysis, separation of natural and artificial radionuclides from several medium.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Trace element analysis in science and technology, the role of concentration techniques of inorganic trace element in nuclear applications
2A general view to enrichment techniques, trace element recovery, enricment factor, concentration procedures
3Control of contamination an loss, selection of material, contaminants from reactives
4Volatilization in nuclear applications
5Solvent-solvent extraction, batch and continuously solvent extraction techniques, the stages of extraction process, masking agents
6Organic extractants in nuclear application and nuclear technologies.
7Selective dissolution, dissolution of matrix and radioactive elements
8Mid-term exam
9Precipitation procedures, precipitation of matrix and radioactive elements from solutions, carrier precipitation
10Sorption, adsorption techniques, general procedures, batch techniques, filtration and applications
11The samples for sorption, adsorption, biosorption for the separation of radioactive elements from matrix
12Concentration procedures for radioactive elements in water and applications on this subject
13Mid-term exam
14The presentation of the semester Project.
15The presentation of the semester Project.
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Atsushi Mizuike, Enrichment Techniques for Inorganic Trace Analysis, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York 1983.
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
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination224
Final Examination122
Quiz515
Attending Lectures14342
Team/Group Work428
Report Preparation12020
Report Presentation133
Criticising Paper41040
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21530
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Reading5840
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)239
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO144 44444   
LO244 5 544   
LO345 4443    
LO445 4  4  4 
LO544 544 4   
LO645 33433   
LO744443 43444
LO845  444 543
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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