COURSE INFORMATON 
Course Title Code Semester L+P (Hour) Credits ECTS
General Chemistry GM 103 1/Fall 2+2 3 6
Prerequisites  
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Undergraduate
Course Type Compulsory
Course Instructor Dr. Cennet Pelin Boyacı Gündüz
Assistants  
Goals The aim of this course is sharing necessary information about chemistry, increasing the knowledge to be used in solving problems of science and engineering areas and teaching the chemical reactions and calculations they can use during their education and future jobs. 
Content Matter and Its Properties, Atom and Atom Theory, Periodic table, Chemical compounds, Chemical reactions, Aqueous Solutions, Gases, Solutions, Acids and bases
Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
General identification of matter and examples from daily life 1,2,3,4,11,12 A, E
Physical and chemical properties of the matter
Classification and discrimination between mixtures and pure substances
Making calculations related to matter
Learning about atom and atom theories
Using and understanding periodic table
Learning about properties and calculations about solutions and their reactions  
Teaching Methods:  1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Drilland Practice, 5: Demonstration, 6: Motivations to Show, 7: Role Playing, 8: Group Study, 9: Simulation, 10: Brain Storming, 11: Case Study, 12: Lab / Workshop, 13: Self Study, 14: Problem Solving, 15: Project Based Learning, 16: Undefined
Assessment Methods:  A: Testing, B: Oral Exam, C: Homework, D: Project / Design, E: Performance Task,           F: Portfolio, G: Undefined
 
COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to Chemistry Studying on course notes and books
2 Matter and Its Properties Studying on course notes and books
3  Matter and Its Measurement Studying on course notes and books, problem solving
4 Atom and Atom Theory Studying on course notes and books
5 Chemical compounds Studying on course notes and books, problem solving
6 Chemical formulas Studying on course notes and books, problem solving
7 Naming Compounds Studying on course notes and books
8 Chemical Reactions Studying on course notes and books
9 Introduction to Reactions in Aqueous
Solutions
Studying on course notes and books
10 Solutions and properties Studying on course notes and books
11 Gases Studying on course notes and books
12 Periodic Table Studying on course notes and books
13 Electron and Atom properties Studying on course notes and books
14 Acids and Bases Studying on course notes and books
           
       
RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Genel Kimya İlkeler ve Modern Uygulamalar, 2015, (R. H. Petrucci, F. G. Herring, J. D. Madura, C. Bissonnette, General Chemistry) Onuncu Baskıdan Çeviri, Tahsin Uyar, Serpil Aksoy, Recai İnam (çeviri edt), Palme Yayıncılık.
General Chemistry, Principles and Modern Applications, 2010, R. H. Petrucci, F. G. Herring, J. D. Madura, C. Bissonnette, 10th edition, Pearson.
Additional Resources General Chemistry, 2014, Whitten, K. W., Davis, R. E., Peck, L., Stanley, G. G., 10. edition.
Genel Kimya, 2014, Şimşek, A, Alpaydın, S., Eğitim Yayınları Kitabevi.
 
 
MATERIAL SHARING
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ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES QUANTITY  
Mid-Term 1 30
Final Exam 1 60
Laboratory (Performance Task) 1 10
Total 100
 
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE 40
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE 60
Total 100
 
COURSE CATEGORY Professional
 
 COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 Ability to apply learned theoretical and practical knowledge in modelling and solving engineering problems 5
2 Developing capability for detecting, identifying, formulating and solving complex problems 5
3 Ability for planning  the experiments, making analysis, collecting data and evaluation of the results  to investigate engineering problems  5
4 Ability to work individually 5
5 Ability to work in a team environment 5
6 Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team 5
7 Gaining capability to use modern engineering equipments and methods in problem solving and practical works 5
8 Gaining capability to be effective in communication 5
9 Ability to explore the resources to access the information 5
10 Ability to follow improvements in science and technology  5
11 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility 5
12 Awareness for the requirement of life-long learning  5
Contribution: 1: Very-Low, 2: Low, 3: Mid, 4:High, 5:Very-High
ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Assignments 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Performance Task (Laboratory) 16 2 32
Final Exam 1 2 2
Total Work Load 100
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 3,33
ECTS Credit of the Course 6