Polymers in Industry (CEAC552) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Polymers in Industry CEAC552 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.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Seha Tirkeş
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course will provide the student the historical development of polymers and general methods of preparation of them. In addition to these, the chemical structure and property relationships, individual classes of plastics, applications and processing methods in industry will be explained.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Definition of polymers
  • Distinguishing one type of polymer compound from another based on its chemical structure
  • Identify the polymer preparation methods
  • Chemical structure and property relationships
  • Identify the processing methods of plastics
  • A knowledge of principles of product design
  • A knowledge about additives
Course Content Brief history of macromolecular science, some basic concepts of polymer science, polymers in nature, and synthetic polymers. Structure and property relationships of polymers as plastics.Plastic processing and characterization methods.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Polymer Synthesis
3 Polymer Synthesis
4 Copolymers
5 Copolymers
6 Structure and Morpholgy
7 Structure and Morpholgy
8
9 Spectroscopy And The Characterization Of Polymers
10 Spectroscopy And The Characterization Of Polymers
11 Natural Polymers In Industry
12 Natural Polymers In Industry
13 Mechanical And Rheological Properties
14 Mechanical And Rheological Properties
15 Polymer Processing
16 FINAL EXAMINATION

Sources

Course Book 1. Paul C. Painter (Author), Michael M. Coleman (Author), Essentials of Polymer Science and Engineering , DEStech Publications, 2008

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 - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
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 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 12 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 123