Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420401E11803INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS IICompulsory477
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Learning atomic and molecular spectroscopic techniques involving electromagnetic radiation. Experimental design using such techniques for chemical analysis. Evaluation of the results.Preparation of the reports of the analysis results.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Zekerya DURSUN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur AKSUNER, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasan ERTAŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Understandig of the interaction of light with matter
2Ability to set up instrumental method for chemical analysis and solve the problems when observed.
3Ability to make chemical analysis with instrumental techniques and evaluate the results
4Learning the applications of spectroscopy in real life.
5Learning ability of newly developped spectroscopic techniques.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Interaction of light with matter, basic prenciples of spectroscopy and instrumentation. Ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy. Infrared, Raman and molecular luminesans spectroscopy. Basic prenciples of atomic spectroscopy. Flame emission, atomic absorption, atomic fluorescence, plasma emission and plasma – mass spectroscopy. Theoretical background, instrumentation, analytical applications , interferences and measures against, and applications with these techniques are described. Basic principles of X-Ray spectroscopic and nuclear analytical techniques.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to spectroscopy Thermonologies used, basic principles and grouping of spectroscopic techniques. Electromagnetic radiation.
2Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy Mechanism of absoption, parameters affecting light absorption, Beer’s law.
3Spectrophotometer and its units for absorption measurements.Basic principles of qualitative analyis.
4Quantitative analysis, photometric titrations, determination of ligand / metal ratio in complexes. Derivative spectroscopy. Basic principles of photoacoustic spectroscopy.
5Infra-Red(IR) Absoption Spectroscopy Basic principles, absorption mechanism, spectrophotometer, Attenuated total reflection and its applications.
6Raman Spectroscopy Raman lights, instrumentation and applications.
7Molecular Photoluminescence Spectroscopy Excitation mechanisms, Spectrofluorimeters, Applications.
8Mid-term Examination
9Turbidimetry and nephelometry, refractometry and interferometry, polarimetry, optical rotary dispersion and circular dichroism.
10Introducrion to Atomic Spectroscopy. Overall view on atomic spectroscopy, Flame and Flame emission spectroscopy, Interferences and applications.
11Atomic absorption Spectroscopy(AAS) Basic principles of atomic absorption spectroscopy. Atomic absorption spectrophotometer and its units.
12Flame and Electrothermal atomizers. Volatilisation systems. Analytical applications.
13Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy Principles, instrumentation and applications.
14Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy(ICP – OES) Introduction to plasma techniques, ICP, DCP and MIP. Instrumentation for ICP – OES. Analytical applications.
15Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP –MS) Basic knowledge on ICP -MS, Instrumentation, Analytical applications.
16Final Examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s):1. D.A.Skoog, F.J.Holler and T.A.Nieman, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 5th Ed., Saunders, Philadelphia, 1998 and after editions. 2. H.H.Willard and L.L.Merritt, J.A.Dean and F.A.Settle, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Wadsworth Pub. ,Belmont, 1988. Helper Book(s):1. A.Sanz-Medel and R.Pereiro, Analytical Atomic Absorption Spectrometry: An Introduction.,1st Edition, Spectroscopy Series of Handbooks,Series Editor: J. Chalmes, Coxmoor Pub., Oxford,UK, 2008.
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
Midterm Examination160
Laboratory140
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Experiment14228
Report Preparation14228
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)214
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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