Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
10420402E11800ORGANIC POLYMERS AND APPLICATIONSElective483
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Be able to understand the polymerization mechanism and techniques,Be able to understand the synthesis and the effects of modifications on widely used polymers such as polyolefins, polyamides and polyesters
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tamer KARAYILDIRIM
Learning Outcomes
1To be capable of making modifications on polymers depending to desires.
2To be able to solve the problems during polymerization.
3Follow the developments on polymerization techniquesand updated process
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Polymerization mechanisms and techniques, synthesis, modifications and applications of polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride, polyacrylates, polyamides, polyesters, polycarbonates and polyurethanes.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information of polymers and introducing polymer chemistry
2Polymerization reactions
3Stereochemistry and thermal behaviors of polymers
4Polymerizations techniques
5Synthesis and modifications of polyolefins
6Synthesis and modifications of polyolefins and polystyrene
7Synthesis and modifications ofpolyvinyl chloride
8Midterm exam
9Synthesis and modifications ofacrylic polymers
10Synthesis and modifications ofpolyamides
11Synthesis and modifications ofpolyimides and polyesters
12Synthesis and modifications of polyesters
13Synthesis and modifications of polyurethanes
14Synthesis and modifications of phenol formaldehyde polymers
15Cellulose and related polymers
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Course Book: Keith John SAUNDERS, Organic Polymer Chemistry, Chapman and Hall, 0412275708, New York Helper Books: Mehmet SAÇAK, Polimer Kimyası, Gazi Kitapevi, 9758640275, Ankara, 2004 Bilsen BESERGİL, Polimer Kimyası, Gazi Kitabevi, 9758640356, Ankara, 2003
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16232
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination13636
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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