Course Details

KIM 127 Basic Chemistry
2019-2020 Spring term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 03/02/2020.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
BASIC CHEMISTRY KÝM127 1st Semester 3 0 3 4
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Instructor (s)Chemistry Department Faculty Staff 
Course objectiveThe purpose of this course is to give students the basic chemical principles, to bring theoretical and practical knowledge evaluation skill and so preparation of student to future vocational training courses. 
Learning outcomes
  1. 1. Makes comments and applications on atomic structure, theories about atoms and the periodic table. 2. Performs calculations using stoichiometry for all kinds of chemical reactions. 3. Learns about the various theories of liquid solutions and gases and uses problem solving. 4. Knows the details of concepts such as heat, work, enthalpy and internal energy concepts and makes applications.
  2. 5. Using various theories on the bond concept estimates and commentates geometry, bond angle, bond length and bond energy of chemical compounds. 6. Knows the relationship between intermolecular forces and liquids, solids and gases and applies to the appropriate fields. 7. Knows how chemical reactions are used in electricity production and how electricity is caused by chemical reactions. 8. Establishes the connection between chemistry and electricity.
Course ContentMatter: its properties and measurements, Atoms and the atomic theory, Chemical compounds, Chemical reactions, Introduction to reactions in aqueous solutions, Gases, Thermochemistry, Electrons in atoms, The periodic table and some atomic properties, Chemical Bonding, Intermolecular forces: Liquids and solids, Electrochemistry. 
ReferencesGeneral Chemistry, Principles and Modern Applications, Petrucci, Harwood, Herring Co. New York. 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Matter: its properties and measurements, Atoms and the atomic theory, Chemical compounds
Week 2Chemical reactions
Week 3Introduction to reactions in aqueous solutions
Week 4Gases
Week 5Thermochemistry
Week 6Midterm exam
Week 7Electrons in atoms
Week 8The periodic table and some atomic properties
Week 9Chemical Bonding
Week 10Chemical Bonding
Week 11Midterm exam
Week 12Intermolecular forces: Liquids and solids
Week 13Intermolecular forces: Liquids and solids
Week 14Electrochemistry
Week 15Preparation for final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes250
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14228
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment14114
Midterms (Study duration)2918
Final Exam (Study duration) 11818
Total Workload4533120

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.    X 
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.  X  
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.   X  
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools. X   
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.   X 
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.  X   
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. X   
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.X    
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. X   
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.  X  
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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