Nanomaterials (MATE462) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Nanomaterials MATE462 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
2nd year engineering must courses
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Introduction to Nanotechnology concepts; Fundamentals, applications and novel materials
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Course assumes that students have no previous knowledge. Course will provide student with: • Basic knowledge on nanotechnology fundamentals • Current trends and future overview of nanotechnology • Tool and metrology applications (optical and probe techniques) • New and novel materials by nanotechnology • Literature experience • In class presentation experience • Analysis and reporting experience • Real industry application experience
Course Content Nanotechnology fundamentals, history, applications and novel materials; synthesis and application of nanomaterials and their application in industry in relation to existing technology applications; future trends and emerging technologies.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to nanotechnology: Basics and advantages from industry perspective. Health, safety and handling: Maintenance and application and required infrastructure
2 Nanomaterials and their synthesis: Chemical and physical synthesis methods of inorganic, organic and magnetic nanoparticles
3 Molecular properties of materials: A general overview on surfaces, interfaces and bulk properties with respect to nanomodification
4 Nanometrology: Tools and applications used in nanoscale characterization
5 Metals, oxides, and semimetal nanomaterials
6 Organic and magnetic nanomaterials: Bionanomaterials, magnetic agents and organic-inorganic interaction
7 Synthesis and preparation of nanomaterials
8 Nanopatterning and nanofunctionalization of surfaces: Nanomachining and spatial modification
9 In class student project presentation
10 In class student project presentation
11 In class student project presentation
12 In class student project presentation
13 In class student project presentation
14 In class student project presentation
15 In class student project presentation
16 Final Exam


Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 40
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 2 65
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
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)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 22 22
Homework Assignments 6 3 18
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 50