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Code CHEM 301
Term 201701
Title Inorganic Chemistry
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Chemistry(CHEM)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Yuda Yurum -yyurum@sabanciuniv.edu,
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
Prerequisites
(only for SU students)
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Mode of Delivery Formal lecture,One-to-one tutorial,Group tutorial,Laboratory
Planned Learning Activities Interactive,Learner centered,Discussion based learning,Other
Content

Atomic structure and the periodic table; molecular models; symmetry; molecular orbitals; inorganic solids; solid state chemistry; acids and bases; oxidation-reduction reactions. Coordination chemistry; organometallic chemistry; chemistry and periodic trends among metals; chemistry of some nonmetals; cluster and cage chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry. Laboratory experiments related to the topics in the course.

Objective

Required course for the Minor Honor Program in Chemistry

Learning Outcome

Receive instruction on fundamentals of inorganic chemistry
Describe atomic structure and how it influences periodic trends (Quantum theory historical development, Quantum numbers and Atomic Wave Functions, Electron configurations, Shielding, Periodic trends and exceptions (ionization energy, electron affinity and covalent and ionic radii)).
Identify solid state chemistry, as well as acid/base chemistry
Describe simple bonding theory and how this applies to..( Lewis dot, Resonance, Expanded shells, Formal charge, VSEPR, Polarity)
Apply concepts of lattice enthalpy including the calculation of lattice enthalpy of ionic compounds and the Born-Haber Cycle.
Apply the concepts learned in this course in problem solving.
Explain the representative elements and their compounds involving both theoretical and descriptive approaches.
Develop an ability to apply their course knowledge experimentally (with the help of laboratory experiments).
Demonstrate proficiency in assembling basic laboratory glassware
Obtain practical experience in synthetic and instrumental techniques
Perform fundamental laboratory techniques with groups or individually
Develop strategies for problem solving and self reliance
Prepare a proper research notebook (the preparation of lap reports)
Organize data and present their experimental results.
Comprehend about general concepts (e.g. boron chemistry, hard water, nuclear energy, ceramics, trace metals of life, etc.) with the help of homework assignments

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. 2
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 1
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. 5
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5
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. 5
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Eng. & Natural Sci.
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 3
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 3
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. 5
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
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 5
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 3
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. 5
Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering Program Outcomes Core Electives
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. 3
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. 3
Industrial Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
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
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
3 Implement solution strategies on a computer platform for decision-support purposes by employing effective computational and experimental tools. 3
Materials Science and Nano Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
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. 5
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. 5
3 Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 5
Electronics Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
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
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. 2
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 40
Assignment 10
Other 20
Recommended or Required Reading
Readings

Shriver & Atkins Inorganic Chemistry, Atkins