Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
404003092016MAIN GROUP ELEMENTSElective363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach similar and different properties of hydrogen and the main group elements and produced compounds based on their reactions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Sevil İrişli, Prof. Dr. Hayati Türkmen, Assoc.Prof.Dr.Süleyman Gülcemal
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend the basic concepts and principles of the main group elements,
2To be able to gain knowledge base on access to references by using internet,
3To be able to apply the knowledges and concepts of chemistry to the main group elements,
4To be able to perceive a question about the main group elements and to think solution,
5To be able to present solutions related to a problem as a report by the way of homeworks,
6To be able to perceive fundamentals problems about subject of the course,
7To be able to estimate time through the education,
8To be able to gain ability of using acquired knowledge for practice.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, it is purposed to teach the properties of the main group elements, the similarities and differences in groups and their effects
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1 Introduction to the main group elements - Determination of some diferences in the periodic table
2Hydrogen - Properties, isotope effect, reactions and production methods of hydrogen
3The Group 1. Elements - General trends and properties in the group - Lithium and its properties Homework
4The Group 1 Elements - The properties, compouns, applications of Na, K - The similarities between Li and Mg
5The Group 2 Elements -- General trends and properties -Be and its properties Homework
6The Group 2 and 3 Elements - Mg and its properties, reactions - The similarities between Be and Al
7General Properties of the Group 3 Elements - The Group 3 Elements - The properties, synthesis, recations of Be and Al -Boranes, carboranes Homework
8Midterm exam
9The Group 4 Elements -General properties, C and allotropes of carbon -Carbon Compounds Homework
10The Group 4 Elements - Production of Si and compouns of Si Homework
11The Group 5 Elements - General Properties and Nitrogen -Nitrogen chemistry and compounds
12The Group 5 Elements -Phosphorus and its compounds -Biologic applications of sodium and phosphorus compounds Homework
13The Group 6 Elements - General properties and oxygen - O3, oxygen compounds Homework
14The Group 6 Elements - S and its compounds Homework
15Se and Te
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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 Lectures14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems8216
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
Individual Study for Quiz414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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