Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
504002042003PHYSICAL CHEMISTRYCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to teach the basic principles and applications of physical chemistry
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Armağan KINAL
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend the basic concepts of physical chemistry
2To be able to gain the ability to solve the problems of physical chemistry
3To be able to gain the ability to solve the problems related to the physical chemistry after they became a food engineer
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The ideal gas and ideal gas mixtures, kinetic theory of gases, molecular velocity distribution of real gases and the van der Waals equation, first law of thermodynamics, internal energy and enthalpy functions, isothermal and adiabatic processes, the second and third laws of thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, thermochemical reactions, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, reaction rate, order and molecularity, measurements of reaction rates, rate constants and temperature relationship
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction and basic concepts of physical chemistry
1Ideal gases and ideal gas mixtures
2Kinetic theory of gases and the distribution of molecular speeds
3Van der Waals equation for real gas
4The first law of thermodynamics
5Isothermal and adiabatic processes
6Internal energy and enthalpy functions
7Midterm exam
8The second and third laws of thermodynamics
9Free energy
10Thermochemical reactions
11Chemical equilibrium
12Chemical kinetics: reaction rate, order and molecularity
13Measurements of reaction rates
14Rate constant and temperature relationship
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): Sarıkaya, Y., “Fizikokimya”, Gazi Büro Kitabevi, Ankara, 2. baskı, (1997). Helper Book(s): 1. Levine, I. N., “Physical Chemistry”, 4th Edt., McGraw-Hill, (1995). 2. Noggle, J.H., “Physical Chemistry”, Little, Brown and Company, (1985). 3. Atkins, P.W., “Physical Chemistry”, Oxford University Pres, 5th Edt., (1995)
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 Examination1100
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
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
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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