Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11809SUPRAMOLECULER CHEMISTRY AND NANOCHEMISTRYElective473
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To accumulate knowledge and be able to understand and discuss theories about hydrogen bonds and other intermolecular interactions and their areas of application.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Stephen T. Astley
Learning Outcomes
11- To be able to understand the basic concepts of inorganic chemistry
22- To be able to compose of perspective related to atom with the arrangement of information on inorganic reactions and fundamental of atomic structure
33- To be able to comprehend chemical bonding theories and to gain the application skills
44- To be able to solve problems by applying the basic principles of inorganic chemistry
55- To be able apply the information based on other diciplinary approaches to solve a problem related to inorganic chemistry
66- To be able to solve problems by using internet
77- To be able to gain ability of homework presentation about inorganic chemistry as a report by thinking and interpretation
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Hydrogen bonds and other types of intermolecular forces. Sensing of cations, anions and neutral molecules. the preparation, properties and applications of calixarenes,, cyclodextrins,the importance of supramolecular interactions for catalysts and enzymes,, fullerenes, nanochemistry
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Host guest chemistry
3Cation binding
4Metal ion sensing
5Calixarenes
6Anion binding
7Anion sensors
8Midterm exam
9Neutral molecule binding
10Cyclodextrins
11Enzymes and enzyme mimics
12Self-Assembly
13Helical structures
14Nanochemistry
15Fullerenes and nanotubes
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Core Concepts in Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanochemistry. J. W. Steed, D. R. Turner, K. J. Wallace, Wiley 2007
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 Examination160
Project Presentation140
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
Problem Solving40.52
Project Preparation11212
Project Presentation111
Criticising Paper60.53
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading10110
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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