Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004042001CERAMIC CHEMISTRYElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective is to provide an introductory knowledge on ceramic chemistry and applications
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Sevil İrişli, Doç.Dr.Süleyman Gülcemal
Learning Outcomes
1Have firm foundations in the fundamentals and application of chemistry.
2Gain an ability to use chemical knowledge on the problems of ceramic chemistry
3Be able to identify and solve the problems in ceramic chemistry
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Acids and bases, reactions in aqueous media, quantitaive analysis of matter realted to the ceramic chemistry, ceramic materials, Seger formulations, and properties of ceramics will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Acids and bases, their reaction and solution pH
2Water hardness and calculations.
3Basic terms and Fundamentals of ceramic chemistry
4Basic terms and Fundamentals of ceramic chemistry
5Ceramic Glaze and Frits
6Ceramic Glaze and Frits
7Seger formulations
8Midterm exam
9Materials used in ceramic glazes and their chemical properties.Raw materials as a basic oxide, amphoteric oxide and acidic oxide sources and other oxides
10Determination of a chemical composition of ceramics with known Seger formula
11Determination of a chemical composition of ceramics with known Seger formula
12Calculation of Seger Formula with a knon composition of ceramics
13Ceramic glazes and their calculations with Seger formula
14Chemical properties of ceramics; viscosity
15Chemical properties of ceramics such as melting point, softening point, base/acid number, surface tension, and expansion
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
DERS KİTABI: Genel Kimya 2 (Cilt 2), Y. Sarıkahya, Ç. Güler, F. Sarıkahya , Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, 1989. Seramik Teknolojisi, A. Acarsoy, 1983. Seramik Teknolojisi ve Uygulaması (Cilt1), H.Tanışan, Z. Mete, 1986.
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
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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
Self Study515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination14040
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)97
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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