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 Ph.D.
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 Ability to carry out advanced research activities, both individual and as a member of a team
2 Ability to evaluate research topics and comment with scientific reasoning
3 Ability to initiate and create new methodologies, implement them on novel research areas and topics
4 Ability to produce experimental and/or analytical data in systematic manner, discuss and evaluate data to lead scintific conclusions
5 Ability to apply scientific philosophy on analysis, modelling and design of engineering systems
6 Ability to synthesis available knowledge on his/her domain to initiate, to carry, complete and present novel research at international level
7 Contribute scientific and technological advancements on engineering domain of his/her interest area
8 Contribute industrial and scientific advancements to improve the society through research activities

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