ECTSGroup Theory and Its Chemical Applications

Group Theory and Its Chemical Applications (CEAC524) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Group Theory and Its Chemical Applications CEAC524 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language English
Course Type Technical Elective Courses
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şeniz Özalp-Yaman
Course Assistants
Course Objectives A major goal is to provide students an introduction of molecular symmetry and group theory as applied to chemical problems
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learn and apply symmetry operations.
  • Understand important techniques and relationships that are employed in chemical applications of group theory.
  • Understand the nature of the bonding interactions between atoms in molecules.
  • Generate the mathematical expression s for SALCs
  • Apply Ligand Field Theory
Course Content Point group, symmetry operations and Ligand field theory concepts.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definitions and Theorems of Group Theory Related pages in the text and the reference books.
2 Molecular Symmetry and the Symmetry Groups Related pages in the text and the reference books.
3 Molecular Symmetry and the Symmetry Groups Related pages in the text and the reference books.
4 Representations of Groups Related pages in the text and the reference books.
5 Representations of Groups Related pages in the text and the reference books.
6 MIDTERM EXAMINATION I
7 Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics Related pages in the text and the reference books.
8 Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics Related pages in the text and the reference books.
9 Symmetry Adopted Linear combinations Related pages in the text and the reference books.
10 MIDTERM EXAMINATION II
11 Molecular Orbital Theory for Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds Related pages in the text and the reference books.
12 Ligand Field Theory Related pages in the text and the reference books.
13 Ligand Field Theory Related pages in the text and the reference books.
14 Energy Level Diagrams Related pages in the text and the reference books.
15 Energy Level Diagrams Related pages in the text and the reference books.
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. R. L. Carter, Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory, John Wiley and Sons 1998.
2. F. A. Cotton, Chemical Applications of Group Theory,3rd edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1998.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 6 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 9 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
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 in chemistry and comprehend the literature. X
2 An ability to define an advanced scientific problem in the required field and finding an alternative for the solution. X
3 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in the lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results. X
4 An ability to perform independent research. X
5 An ability to give a presentation at national and international scientific conferences and to publish scientific publications in international journals. X
6 An ability to achieve the necessary knowledge to follow current developments in science and technology, and do scientific research or developing projects in the field of chemistry. X
7 An ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team. X
8 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities. Awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in the required field. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 6 2 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 125