ECTS - Electromembrane Processes

Electromembrane Processes (CEAC572) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Electromembrane Processes CEAC572 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENE 204, CEAC 302
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Enver Güler
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The main objective of this course is to give scientific bases for electromembrane processes. In addition to fundamentals of the topic, design of electrochemical systems and equipment will be explained. Therefore, students will develop their problem-solving skills on the application of ion exchange membrane technology.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the definition of ion exchange membranes and materials.
  • Define concept of the electrochemical and thermodynamic fundamentals.
  • Explain the preparation and characterization of ion exchange membranes.
  • Describe electromembrane processes.
  • Explain the use of ion exchange membranes in electrochemical synthesis.
  • Discuss energy conversion and storage using electromembrane processes.
Course Content Basic concepts and definitions in ion exchange membrane science, materials, characterization, electrochemical and thermodynamic fundamentals, energy conversion technologies, fuel cells, process and equipment design.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to electromembrane processes Chapter 1
2 Electrochemical and thermodynamic fundamentals Chapter 2
3 Synthesis and characterization of ion exchange membranes Chapter 3
4 Electrodialysis, Electrodeionization Chapter 4
5 Dialysis, Capacitive deionization Chapter 5
6 Electrochemical synthesis Other references
7 Midterm
8 Fuel cells Other references
9 Reverse electrodialysis Other references
10 Capacitive mixing Other resources
11 Process and equipment design I Chapter 5
12 Process and equipment design II Chapter 5
13 Seminars I Other references
14 Seminars II Other references
15 Seminars III Other references
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Strathmann, H., Ion-exchange membrane separation processes, Membrane Science and Technology Series, Elsevier, First edition, 2004.
Other Sources 2. Drioli, E., Giorno, L., Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering vol II, Elsevier, First edition, 2010
3. Drioli, E., Giorno, L., Membrane Operations, Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2009

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 20
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to access, analyze and evaluate the knowledge needed for the solution of advanced chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems.
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning.
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering.
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology.
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems.
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results.
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry.
8 Ability to perform independent research.
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team.
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 11 11
Project 1 20 20
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125