Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Instrumental Analysis CEV356 6 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. AYTEN GENÇ
Instructors Assoc.Prof. AYTEN GENÇ
Goals Students will understand principles of instrumental techniques and applications; they will also be able to compare instrumental techniques depending on their principles.
Contents Comparison of instrumental and classical analysis methods and techniques, principles of choosing analytical methods, visible and ultraviolet absorption measurement devices and measurement applications, working principles of Atomic Adsorption Spectrophotometer (AAS), Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) measurements, gas chromatography device types principles and techniques, gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) devices and applications, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) applications, new separation and automatic analysis methods and techniques.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Learning the properties of light and electromagnetic spectrum
2 Identifying differences UV, V, IR spectrometric measurements
3 Chemical analyses that can be performed by atomic absorption and atomic emission
4 Chemical analyses that can be performed by liquid and gas chromotograph measurements
5 Chemical analyses that can be performed by mass spectrometer
6 Analyses of images obtained from scanning electrone microscobes

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, laboratory work, project writing
Assessment Methods Midterm exam (Week 10), project, Final exam

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Examples of analytical and instrumental measurements Students read pages from 132 to 215
2 Properties of light and electromagnetic spectrum Students read pages from 132 to 215
3 Beer Law and applications Students read pages from 132 to 215
4 UV and IR spectrometers Students read pages from 254 to 281
5 Atomic absorpstion and atomic emission spectrometers Students read pages from 254 to 281
6 Spectral analysis in water and wastewater analysis Students read pages from 254 to 281
7 Comparison of spectrometries listed in different laboratories Students read pages from 762 to 806
8 Chromotografic analysis Students read pages from 762 to 806
9 Gas chromotograf and HPLC; colons, detectors and their applications Students read pages from 762 to 806
10 Visit to the laboratory in the Department and summarize the instrumental analysis as a report Students learn properties of heavy metals in water
11 Mass Spectrometers and ICP Students read pages from 281 to 300
12 Principles of Scanning Electron Microscobe(SEM)measurements Students read pages from 589 to 604
13 Examples of SEM measurements Students will search for SEM analysis photos from the internet
14 Students presentations: A selected instrument in environmental analysis at the begining of the term and submitting a report Research on the selected instrument

Textbook Skoog A.D., Holmer F.J, Crouch S.R., 1998, Principles of Instrumental Analysis,David Harris, Canada
Additional Resources Gündüz, T., 2007, İnstrumental Analiz, Gazi Kitapevi

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Laboratory 1 10
Projects 1 10
In-Term Total 3 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 50
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 50
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice. x
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design. x
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications. x
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings. x
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources.
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously.
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications.
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 4 48
Assignments 2 4 8
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 40 40
Projects 1 20 20
Laboratory 1 3 3
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Work Load (h) 165
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 5.5
ECTS Credit of the Course 6