Click to Print This Page
Code CHEM 302
Term 201602
Title Analytical Chemistry
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Chemistry(CHEM)
SU Credit 4
ECTS Credit 8.00 / 7.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Selmiye Alkan Gursel selmiye@sabanciuniv.edu,
Detailed Syllabus
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
Prerequisites
(only for SU students)
--
Mode of Delivery Formal lecture
Planned Learning Activities Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning
Content

Expressing quantities and concentrations; errors in chemical analysis; statistical analysis; gravimetric methods of analysis; principles of neutralization titrations; acids, bases and the pH of buffer solutions; electrochemistry; electroanalytical methods; gas-liquid and high- performance liquid chromatography; supercritical-fluid chromatography; thermal methods; atomic absorption and atomic fluorescence spectrometry; atomic emission spectrometry; ultraviolet/visible molecular absorption spectrometry; molecular luminescence spectrometry; infrared spectrometry; raman spectroscopy; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; surface characterization by spectroscopy and microscopy. Laboratory experiments related to the topics in the course.

Objective

Refer to the course content.

Learning Outcome

perform calculations used in analytical chemistry
identify the proper use and importance of measurement statistics
describe a guidance on the appropriate choice of technique for a given size & type of sample
outline proper solution handling and standards preparation
discuss the basics of aqueous solutions and chemical equilibria
define and discuss acids and bases
describe pH of solutions
discuss buffer solutions
describe gravimetric and titrimetric methods
explain the principles of neutralization titrations and titration curves
develop a foundation in electrochemistry which is sufficient for the understanding of many basic phenomena.
develop a basic understanding of common analytical and instrumental techniques

Programme Outcomes
 
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 1
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 2
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 2
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 1
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems.
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively.
4 Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose.
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas.
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
7 Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
1 Comprehend key concepts in biology and physiology, with emphasis on molecular genetics, biochemistry and molecular and cell biology as well as advanced mathematics and statistics.
2 Develop conceptual background for interfacing of biology with engineering for a professional awareness of contemporary biological research questions and the experimental and theoretical methods used to address them.
1 Formulate and analyze problems in complex manufacturing and service systems by comprehending and applying the basic tools of industrial engineering such as modeling and optimization, stochastics, statistics.
2 Design and develop appropriate analytical solution strategies for problems in integrated production and service systems involving human capital, materials, information, equipment, and energy.
3 Implement solution strategies on a computer platform for decision-support purposes by employing effective computational and experimental tools.
1 Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools.
2 Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems.
3 Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa.
1 Use mathematics (including derivative and integral calculations, probability and statistics), basic sciences, computer and programming, and electronics engineering knowledge to design and analyze complex electronic circuits, instruments, software and electronics systems with hardware/software.
2 Analyze and design communication networks and systems, signal processing algorithms or software using advanced knowledge on differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 25
Exam 15
Group Project 15
Other 15
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, Skoog/West/Holler/Crouch; 8 th edition