Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11707CHEMICAL INSTRUMENTATIONElective353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objective is to provide an introductory knowledge to chemical instrumentation. Basic components of an instrument for chemical analysis are given.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. F. Nil Ertaş
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to know the basic components of chemical instruments
2Gain an ability to interpret the function of the components and principles underlying the method
3Be able to choose proper components such as the light source or the proper detectors for a particular analysis
4Be able to compare and interpret the advantages or limitations of some instrument components
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic principles of the instrumentation, common components of the instruments, basic electrical and electronical circuitry, functions of the instrumental components and application areas.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Classification of instrumental analysis, Basic components of an instrument
2Electric circuits, the use of parallel and series circuits as current and voltage dividers.
3Electronic circuits, semi conductors, pn junctions, forward and reverse bias
4Operating principles of transistors and amplifiers
5Analog and digital signals and converters
6Operational amplifiers and signal
7Signal producers, constant potential an current sources
8Midterm exam
9Signal readout
10Liquid crystals and their use in display
11Classification of the light sources, Laser sources
12Light sources for Vis and UV, IR, X-ray measurements
13Detectors for radiation
14Project presentationPresentation
15Project presentationPresentation
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): H.Tural, F.N.Ertaş, “Kimyasal Enstrümantasyonun Temel İlkeleri” E.U. Fen Fakültesi yayınları, No. 166 (2000) Helper Book(s): D.A.Skoog, J.J.Leary,”Principles of Instrumental Analysis” Sounders College Publishing, 4th Edition (1992) M.H.Willard, L.L.Merritt, J.A.Dean, F.A.Settle, “Instrumental Methods of Analysis” D. Van Nostrand Company, (1981)
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
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11616
Final Examination11616
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11414
Individual Study for Homework Problems4416
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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