
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  10420401E11276  QUANTUM CHEMISTRY  Compulsory  2  4  5 
 Level of Course Unit  First Cycle  Objectives of the Course  The aim of this course is to teach the basic concepts of quantum mechanics and how these concepts are applied to chemical problems  Name of Lecturer(s)  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Armağan KINAL  Learning Outcomes  1  To be able to understand the basic concepts of quantum mechanics  2  To be able to solve problems by applying the basic principles of quantum chemistry to the model and real chemical systems  3  To be able to understand the basis of spectroscopic methods with the help of Information based on quantum chemistry  4  To be able to apply mathematical methods of quantum chemical problems  5  To be able to think the chemical event on the molecular level  6  To be able to gain ability thinking and asking questions about quantum chemistry  7  To be able to perceive daily life applications of quantum chemistry 
 Mode of Delivery  Face to Face  Prerequisites and corequisities  None  Recommended Optional Programme Components  None  Course Contents  Introduction to Quantum chemistry, observations leading to the birth of quantum mechanics, Bohr model, de Broglie hypothesis and the wave particle duality, Postulates of quantum mechanics, implementation of the postulates on the model and actual systems, particle in the box, harmonic oscillator, operators, Commutative property, the uncertainty principle, the hydrogen atom, general motion of diatomic molecules, angular momentum, spherical harmonics, the electron spin, and the approximate solution methods of multielectron atoms, Pauli principle, Slater determinants, term symbols,Molecular orbital and valence bond theories  Weekly Detailed Course Contents  
1  Introduction to Quantum chemistry  Problem solving   2  Observations leading to the birth of quantum mechanics  Problem solving   3  Bohr model, de Broglie hypothesis and the wave particle duality  Problem solving   4  Postulates of quantum mechanics  Problem solving   5  Implementation of the postulates on the model and actual systems  Problem solving   6  Harmonic oscillator, operators  Problem solving   7  Operators, Commutative property, the uncertainty principle  Problem solving   8  Midterm exam    9  The hydrogen atom  Problem solving   10  The hydrogen atom  Problem solving   11  General motion of diatomic molecules, angular momentum, spherical harmonics, the electron spin  Problem solving   12  The approximate solution methods of multielectron atoms  Problem solving   13  Pauli principle, Slater determinants  Problem solving   14  Term symbols  Problem solving   15  Molecular orbital and valence bond theories
 Problem solving   16  Final exam   
 Recommended or Required Reading  Course Book(s):
I.N.Levine, “ Quantum Chemistry”, Prentice Hall (1999)
Helper Book(s):
1.Zekiye ÇINAR, Kuantum Kimyası, Çağlayan Kitabevi,İstanbul, 1994
2.M.W.HANNA Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry, third Ed., Benjamin/Cummings pub Co., Massachusetts, 1981.
3.Mc.Quarrie, “Quantum Chemistry”, Mill Valley (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   Language of Instruction  English  Work Placement(s)  None 
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  2  2  Final Examination  1  2  2  Attending Lectures  14  2  28  Problem Solving  14  2  28  Individual Study for Homework Problems  1  10  10  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  1  30  30  Individual Study for Final Examination  1  50  50  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  5  5                      LO2    5  4   5  4                 LO3        5                 LO4                4         LO5  5  5                      LO6    5                     LO7     4    4         4        
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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