Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004102006INTRODUCTION TO SURFACE CHEMISTRYElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to explain the surface tension and its effect to the matter. Moreover, liquid-liquid and solid-gas interfaces are explained.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Esra Evrim Yalçınkaya
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend the importance and basic concepts of surface chemistry
2To be able to understand the concept of surface tension
3To be able to perceive and explain events that occur at the surface
4To be able to earn the ability of measuring surface tension
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The importance of surface chemistry, definition of the surface tension, measurement and calculation methods, liquid-gas, liquid-liquid and solid-liquid interfaces, adsorption.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Surface Chemistry and Significance
2Surface Properties of Liquids
3Surface Tension and methods for measuring Surface Tension
4Solid-liquid interfaces
5Solid-Gas Interfaces
6Adsorption
7Surface Active Agents and Their Properties
8Midterm exam
9Classification of Surface Active Agents
10Anionic SAM
11Cationic SAM
12Amphoteric SAM
13Application Possibilities
14Foam and Emulsions
15Hydrophilic and Lyophil Balance (HLB)
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): D.J.Show, “Introduction to colloid and surface chemistry”, Wutter Worth, (1970) Helper Book(s): E.M. McCash, “ Surface Chemistry”, Oxford University Press, (2001)
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 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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