Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Polymer Chemistry II KIM478 8 2 + 0 3

Prerequisites no

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Area Elective
Coordinator Prof. HÜLYA ARSLAN
Instructors Prof. HÜLYA ARSLAN
Goals to teach the basic concepts of thermal properties and mechanical properties of polymers. to provide information about the processing of polymers and polymers additives. Besides, to introduce the polymers which came into our lives and to introduce their general characteristics and application areas of important industrial polymers
Contents Thermal and mechanical properties of polymeric materials. Polymer technology and processes. Uses of polymers. Additives in Polymers. Industrial Polymers.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 They know that thermal and mechanical properties of the polymer
2 They know the additives used in polymers
3 They know how the polymers are processed and converted into materials
4 Important industrial polymers used in daily life, they know the general characteristics and their use in
5 Realize the importance of the polymer as materials in daily life.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Formal education, controversial course supported by examples
Assessment Methods Mid-term and final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Thermal Properties of Polymers 1-Behavior of polymers against heat be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
2 Thermal Properties of Polymers: 2-Glass transition temperature 3-Maximum use temperature be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
3 Thermal Properties of Polymers: 4-thermal transitions and the polymer properties 5-Determination of Glass transition temperature be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
4 Thermal Properties of Polymers 6-Classification of polymers according to the behavior against heat be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
5 Mechanical Properties of Polymers: (1) the types of force (2) deformation and types of deformation be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
6 Mechanical Properties of Polymers: (3) Hardness, Toughness, Ductility, Creep, Fatigue, Fracture and crack (4) Tensile Strength, Modulus be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
7 quiz be studied all subjects
8 Additives in Polymers: (1) Filling Materials (2) plasticisers (3) flame retardants be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
9 Additives in Polymers: (4) Antioxidants (5) Heat and UV stabilizers (6) colorants and antistatic agents be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
10 Polymer Processing be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
11 Polymer Processing be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
12 Industrial Polymers be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
13 Industrial Polymers be examined the relevant topic using the recommended resources
14 Final Exam be studied all subjects



Sources
Textbook (1)Polymer Chemistry textbook, Prof.Dr.Bahattin BAYSAL (2)Polymer Technology textbook, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Saçak
Additional Resources Textbook of Polimer Chemistry, Billmeyer



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has textbooks containing current information, application tools and equipment , and advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by other resources in a scientific approach. x
2 Adapts and transfers the acquired knowledge to secondary education.
3 Uses advanced institutional and practical knowledge acquired in the field. x
4 Updates the information on daily conditions.
5 Comments on and evaluate the data by using advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field, identifies and analyzes the current problems of technological developments, and comes up with solutions based on research and evidence. x
6 Has the ability to conceptualize the events and facts related with the field; analyze them with scientific methods and techniques.
7 Designs and performs experiments to analyze the problems, collects data, performs analyzes and comment on the results.
8 Carries out an advanced study related to the field independently.
9 Takes on responsibility individually and as a team member in order to solve unpredictable and complex problems encountered in applications related to the field.
10 Plans and manages the activities in a project under his responsibility for development.
11 Plays a role in the process of decision making when faced with problems about different discipline fields. x
12 Uses time effectively in the process of inference with the ability of thinking analytically. x
13 Evaluates the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field with a critical perspective.
14 Determines the learning requirements and leads the learning process.
15 Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning.
16 Is aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and develops his Professional knowledge and skills continuously.
17 Informs people and organizations about the topics related to their fields; expresses his ideas and suggestions for solutions to problems in both oral and written form. x
18 Shares his ideas and suggestions for solutions to the problems with experts and non-experts by supporting them with quantitative and qualitative data. x
19 Organizes projects and activities for social environment he lives in with an awareness of social responsibility.
20 Follows advances in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
21 Uses information and communication technology along with software the Human Sciences the field requires at an advanced level.
22 Uses his knowledge of human health and environmental awareness acquired in their fields for society’s ends. x
23 Behaves in a way adhering to the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in the process of data collection, commenting, application, publicizing the results related with the field x
24 Has a sufficient level of awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality management, acting in a suitable way in processes and attendance (Instead of quality culture) the protection of cultural values, protection of the environment and health and security in the professional field.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 12 2 24
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 12 2 24
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Final examination 1 24 24
Total Work Load (h) 92
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3.07
ECTS Credit of the Course 3