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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
KTP228 927001 2 4 4
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course will teach you basic concepts of physical chemistry, application of physical methods to chemistry, equilibrium conditions in physical and chemical events, the macroscopic approaches for physico-chemical studies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ögr. Gör.
Learning Outcomes
  1. calculate entropy changes in systems.
  2. interpret the Carnot cycle and heat, work, internal energy and entropy changes throughout the cycle.
  3. use and interpret thermodynamic equations.
  4. know the properties of state functions.
  5. write and interpret basic real gas equations.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Yüksel Sarıkaya, “Fizikokimya”, Gazi Kitapevi Yayınları, 3. Baskı, Ankara, 2000.P.W. Atkins, (Çeviri Editörleri; Salih Yıldız, Hamza Yılmaz, Esma Kılıç), “ Fizikokimya ” 1. Baskıdan Çeviri, Bilim Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2001.Robert G. Mortimer, (Çeviri Editörleri; Oya Şanlı, Halil İbrahim Ünal), " Fizikokimya", Palme Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2004.R.A. Alberty, “Physical Chemistry”, John-Wiley, 1987.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
System and state variables, state functions, kinetic theory of gases, conservation of energy, internal energy, enthalpy, free internal energy and free enthalpy, entropy and absolute-entropy functions, fundamental laws of thermodynamics, perfect gases and real gases, Joule and Joule-Thomson effects, fugacity.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Fundamental laws of chemistry, thermal equilibrium, State variables
2.Properties of state functions
3.Ideal gases and kinetic gas theory
4.Law of Conservation of Energy
5.Enthalpy Function and Heat Capacities
6.Isothermal and Adiabatic Processes
7.Entropy function and absolute temperature
8.Absolute entropy, free internal energy and free enthalpy
9.Basic thermodynamic equations for closed systems
11.Real gases and deviations from ideal gas law behavior
12.The Joule experiment and the Joule-Thomson effect
13.The pressure dependences of enthalpy and entropy at constant temperature, fugacity
14.Chemical equilibrium
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14456
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11111
Individual Study for Final Examination11515