Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104001102GENERAL CHEMISTRYCompulsory114
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to give information about core chemistry, periodic table, concept of moles, gases, electrochemistry, acid-bases, equilibrium, kinetic and properties of solutions.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1Define the basic laws of chemistry and the theories of atomic structure
2Describe the properties of molecular structures, bond theories, intermolecular interactions and bonding properties.
3Apply and interpret the basic laws of chemistry.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Substance: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, Measurements and Concept of Mole, Chemical Reactions and Exchange of Substances, Acid-Base Reactions, Redox Reactions, Reaction Stoichiometry, reactions of aqueous solutions, Gases, Properties of Gases, Gas Laws, Molecular Motion, Real Gases, Thermochemistry: Energy, Heat and Enthalpy, Enthalpy of Chemical Change, Reaction Heats, Structure of Atom, Atomic Models, Structure of Multi-Electron Atoms, Periodic Properties of Atoms, Chemical and Periodic System, Chemical Bonds: Ionic Bonds, Covalent Bonds, Structures of Polyathyroid Species, Exceptions of Octetian Rule, Lewis Acids and Bases, Comparison of Ionic and Covalent Bonds, Molecules: Shape Dimension and Bond Force: Molecules and Ions Shapes, Molecules Load Distribution, Molecules: Shape Dimension and Bond Force: Bonds Force and Length, Orbitals and Bond Formation, Liquid and Solids : The Force Between Molecules Liquid Structure, Solid Structure, Phase Changes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Matter properties and measurement
2Atoms and atomic theories
3Chemical compounds
4Chemical Reactions
5Aqueous solution reactions
9Electron structure of atom
10Periodic table and properties of atoms
11Chemical Bond I: Basic Concepts
12Chemical Bond II: Bond Theories
13Fluids, solids and intermolecular forces
14Solutions and physical properties
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
R.H.Petrucc; General Chemistry Peter Atkins, Loretta Jones; Basic Chemistry 1-2 Erdik E., Sarikaya Y., Basic University Chemistry, Gazi Bookstore, Ankara, 2005
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination170
Oral Examination130
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination150
Project Presentation150
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Team/Group Work122
Project Presentation122
Self Study13226
Oral Examination13113
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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