Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004122001SOLID STATE DECOMPOSITION KINETICSElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the students the methods of evaluation of the kinetic parameters related to solid state thermal decomposition
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcan, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yeliz YILDIRIM
Learning Outcomes
1Use of physical chemistry data in solid state reactions
2to comment on physical chemistry and kinetic parameters
3to understand how to degradate chemical reactions
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
General classification of solid state decomposition reactions, kinetics of isothermal decomposition reactions, nucleation and induction, nucleation controlled reactions. Diffusion controlled reactions and reactions with liquifecation. Kinetics of non-isothermal reactions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction To solid state degradation reactions
2Nucleation
3Jacob-Tompkins equations
4Linear Law, exponential Law
5Degradation fraction and degradation curves
6Classification of solid state degradation reactions
7Classification of solid state degradation reactions
8Midterm Exam
9Thermogravimetry(TG)
10P(x) functions
11Kinetic methods: van Krevelen , -Doyle , -Horowitz-Metzger, -Reich, -Flynn ve Wall , -Ozawa , -Zsako , -Gorbachev Methods
12Kinetic methods: van Krevelen, -Murry ve White , -Kissinger , -Fuoss-Salyer , -Friedman methods.
13Diffrerantial methods; -Freeman-Carroll and Coats-Redfern methods
14TG thermgram analysis
15TG thermgram analysis
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): C.J.Keatch and D.Dollimore, “Thermogravimetry” Heyden and Sons, (1975)
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
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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 Lectures15230
Problem Solving3824
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11414
Individual Study for Final Examination11818
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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