Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101045912014Thermal and Spectroscopic Properties of Biological Molecules IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Determination of thermal and spectroscopic properties of biological molecules.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. İpek ŞAHİN
Learning Outcomes
1Being able to learn the atomic and molecular structure of biological molecules.
2Being able to apply the Physical laws to the biological molecules.
3Being able to apply the energy concept to the biological systems.
4Being able to comprehend the interactions of radiation with matter.
5Being able to learn thermal analysis and spectroscopic techniques.
6Being able to evaluate analysis types of these techniques.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Atomic and Molecular Content of Organisms, The Molecular Bonds within and between Molecules, Biological Macromolecules, Energy Transformations in Biological Systems, Thermal Methods, Basic Concepts in Spectroscopy and Types of Spectroscopy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Atomic and molecular content of organisms, the molecular bonds within and between molecules
2Strong interactions, weak interactions, hydrogen bonding, hydrophobic interactions
3Biological macromolecules, amino acids, peptide bonds
4Proteins, nucleic acids, lipids
5Energy transformations in biological systems
6The first law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics
7Gibbs free energy, phase transitions
8Midterm exam
9Energy transfer in biomolecular systems
10Reactions and catalysis effect, human energy requirements
11Thermal methods
12Investigation of the relationship between some properties such as mass, reaction rate or volume of a system with temperature
13Research phase transformations
14Structure conversions, quality control-purity determination, qualitative and quantitative analysis
15Thermal characterization of materials
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Differential Thermal Analysis, V.1, Mackenzie, R.C., Academic Press, London and New York, 1970. 2. Thermal Analysis, Slode, P.E., Jenkins, L.T., V.1, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 1986. 3. Iaın D.Campbell, Raymond A. Dwek, 1994, Biological Spectrsocopy, Benjamin/Cumming Publishing Company
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation23060
Project Presentation212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination16060
Individual Study for Final Examination17070
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)238
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