Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101045902014Thermal and Spectroscopic Properties of Biological Molecules IIElective126
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
1Investigation of the changes occurring in the properties of a substance or derivatives of this substance under a specific temperature program
2Measurement of the heat absorbed or released in the reaction
3Recognition and determination of the temperature-dependent characteristic behaviors and properties of various materials
4Mass change, decomposition, thermal stability
5Thermal decomposition, oxidation, transformation enthalpy
6Specific heat (Cp), phase transition temperatures
7Glass transition temperature, crystallization behavior, analyzes
8Midterm exam
9Basic concepts in spectroscopy
10Properties of electromagnetic radiation, wave characteristics of radiation, interference and diffraction
11Energy distribution of many atom or molecule, interaction of radiation with matter
12Atomic and molecular energy transitions, absorption event and absorption types
13Infrared theory, types of vibration and selectivity rules
14Factors affecting group frequencies, infrared spectrophotometer
15Sample preparation and measurement technique, applications of infrared spectroscopy
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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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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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