COURSE UNIT TITLE

: NANOCHEMISTRY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
BYT 6019 NANOCHEMISTRY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR MÜNIRE NALAN DEMIR

Offered to

Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Objective

The aim of this course is to introduce the use of nanoparticles in different scientific and technological applications.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To introduce micro- and nanotechnologies.
2   To introduce synthesis and stabilizations of nano-sized particles.
3   To clarify the use of nanoparticles in different industries.
4   To study nanotechnology applications, for clean water and cosmetics.
5   To read and clarify of risks and regulations about these subjects.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Micro- and nanotechnologies
2 Synthesis and stabilization of nanoparticles
3 Catalysis on nanoparticles
4 Use of nanoparticles in sensors, semiconductors and electronic devices
5 Use of nanoparticles in sensors, semiconductors and electronic devices
6 Applications of carbonnanotubes
7 Nanochemistry in biology and medicine
8 MIDTERM EXAM
9 Applications of nanoparticles in textile industry
10 Applications of nanoparticles in food industry
11 Nanotechnology applications for clean water
12 Nanotechnology in cosmetics
13 Risk with nanoscale materials and Regulation behavior with products and applications incorporating nanotechnologies
14 Homework and Presentations

Recomended or Required Reading

Textbook(s): K.J. Klabunde and G.B. Sergeev, Nanochemistry (Second Edition), Elsevier (2013) [ISBN: 978-0-444-59397-9].

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

1. Presentation
2. Question-answer technique
3. Homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 PRS PRESENTATION
4 FIN FINAL EXAM
5 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE* 0.30 + ASG * 0.20 + PRS * 0.10 + FIN * 0.40
6 RST RESIT
7 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE* 0.30 + ASG * 0.20 + PRS * 0.10 + RST * 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Meaningful learning of the basic concepts given in presentations, association of concepts with each other, establishing the cause-result relationships and making comments by using the information available for problems and evaluating idea generation are carried out with mid-term and final exams, homework and presentations.

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry
nalan.tuzmen@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

Wednesday 13.30 - 15.30

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 3 39
Preparation for midterm exam 1 35 35
Preparation for final exam 1 40 40
Preparing Homework and Presentations 1 35 35
Midterm 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 192

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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