Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404004132003AUTOMATION TECHNIQUES IN CHEMICAL ANALYSISElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the concepts and principles of automation in general, to explain the analysis techniques in flowing solutions where rapid and sensitive measurements are carried out, design of equipments and some detector systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. H. İsmet Gökçel
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to understand and discuss the basic concepts and principles of automation
2Being able to read scientific literature searching, interpret and prepare presentation the knowledge on automation and automatic analysis
3Gain an ability to design an experimental setup for the target analysis with flow injection analysis method (FIA)
4Gain an ability to evaluate effects of effective parameters in FIA
5Being able to collaborate as a team worker and self improvement
6Gain an ability to compare and interpret the advantages and disadvantages of the applied methods
7Gain an ability to recognition detectors which are necessary for analysis applications on flowing system
8Being able to follow up recent innovations in FIA methods and applications
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Description, content and importance of automation, Types, principles and strategy of automation, Chemical analysis and automation, Classification of chemical analysis systems, Non-flow analyzers, Analyzers in flowing systems , Flow injection analysis (FIA), Measurements in non equilibrium condition and effective parameters, FIA applications
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description, history and importance of automation Production systems and orders
2Types of automation and comparison
3Reasons, principles and strategy of automation
4Chemical analysis and automation
5Classification of chemical analysis systems
6Comparison of discrete (non-flow) and continuous systems (flow)
7Segmented flow analysis (SFA), continuous flow analysis (CFA) and flow injection analysis (FIA)
8Principles of FIA, formation and reproducibility of signals and dispersion
9Midterm Exam
10System components (injection valve, tubes, reactor, pump, detector) and properties
11Flowing conditions of carrier solution and concentration profile of sample zone Laminar flow, radial diffusion, longitudinal diffusion
12Effective parameters on dispersion: sample volume, flow rate
13Effective parameters on dispersion: tube length, tube id, tubing geometry
14FIA applications by using some detectors
15Computer-aided analysis and process control analyzers
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Recommended Books: 1. Groover, Mikell P., “Automation Production Systems, And Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, Prentice – Hall, New Jersey, 1980. 2. Rosenof, Howard P., Ghosh, A., “Batch Process Automation: Theory and Practice”, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1987. 3. Ruzicka, J., Hansen, E. H., “Flow Injection Analysis”, John Wiley & Sons, Second Ed., New York, 1988. 4. Ewing G. W., “Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis”, McGraw-Hill Co., Fifth Ed., New York, 1988. 5. Vanỷsek, P., “Modern Techniques in Electroanalysis”, John Wiley, New York, 1999. 6. Altuğ, E., “İmalatta Otomasyon” Ders Notları, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, 2005
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 Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation111
Individual Study for Homework Problems122
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11616
Individual Study for Final Examination12828
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)89
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