Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11807CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND LIFEElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the application of chemistry in daily life and
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yurdanur Akgül
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to learn the aplications of Chemistry in daily life
2Being able to be aware of national and international problem
3Being able to apply the information of enviromental, health, textil, food, energy and agricultural to the chemistry problem
4Being able to comprehend the features of new chemical phenomena occuring as a result of technological developments
5Being able to make presentation and use modern tools
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Chemistry, Acid and Base, Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Air, Food, Drugs, Household Chemicals, Chemistry Down On the Farm
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Chemistry; Its Central Role, The Roots of Knowledge, Acids and bases, Experimental definition, Strong and Weak Acids and Bases
2Acid Rain, Antacids, Acids and bases in Industry and in UsProject presentation
3Organic Chemistry, Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Chlorinated hydrocarbones, Aldehydes and ketones;many uses, some hazardsProject presentation
4Carboxylic acids, Alkohols, ether, ester, and amines; many uses, some hazardsProject presentation
5Polymers, Polymers and copolymers, polymerization, Addition polymers, Condentation polymersProject presentation
6Natural polymers, Rubber and other elastomer, Disposal of pilastics, disposal of plastics, Plasticizers and pollution, plastic nad future, PaintProject presentation
7Air, Earth’s Atmosphere, Chemistry of the atmosphere, Industrial Smog, Photochemical smog, Acid rain, Ozone, Carbon dioxide and Climate Change, Who pollutes? Who pay?Proje sunumu
8Midterm Exam
9Food, Sweet Chemicals: sugars, Complex carbohydrates. Starch and Cellulose, fats and Collesterol and Human HealthProject presentation
10Protein, Minerals; Inorganic Chemical and Life, The Vitamins: Vital but not all are amines, Ketosisa nd Acidosis, Food additives, Poisons in Our FoodProject presentation
11Drugs, Scientific Drug design, pain relievers, Antibacterial Drugs, Viruses and Antiviral drugs, Chemical against cancer, Drugs for the Heart, brain Amines, Anesthetics, depressant drugs, narcotics Project presentation
12Household chemicals, A history of Cleaning, Soap, Synthetic detergent formulation, laundry detergent, dishwashing detergents, , fabric SoftenersProject presentation
13Cosmetics: personel care Chemicals, Toothpaste, parfumes, Colognes and aftershaves, Some hairy chemistryProject presentation
14Laundry Bleaches, All-purpose cleaning products, Special purpose cleaners, Solvent, paints and waxesProject presentation
15Chemistry Down On the Farm, fertil,zers, Biological Insect Control, Herbicides and defoliantsProject presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book(s): Chemistry for Changing Times, John W.Hill, terry W. McCreary, Doris k. Kolb, Pearson Education, Twelfth Edition,
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 Examination170
Project Preparation130
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 Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Presentation11414
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)86
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