Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
X-Rays FIZ 339 5 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NAGİHAN DELİBAŞ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NAGİHAN DELİBAŞ,
Course Assistants Assistants of Physics Department
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to give concepts of physics of x-ray diffraction, understanding the physics of x ray interactions with matter and use of x rays in structure determination and medical imaging techniques.
Course Content Properties of X Rays, Crystal geometry, X-ray spectroscopy, Intensity of diffraction beams, Lorentz factor,Experimental technique, Laue method, Diffractometer and X-rays optics, Structural analyze of monocrystals, Size and perfection of crystal, Crystal orientation, Measurement of the phase diagram.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explains the methods of getting X-Rays. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Explains how to use X-Rays in the analysis of the matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Analyses the results of X-Ray. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Analyses the structure of mono crystals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Explains the nessesary informations about the magnitude and perfection of crystal. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Explains the finding of phase diagram. Lecture, Question-Answer, Simulation, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Properties of X-rays [1] Page 1-29
2 Crystal geometry [1] Page 30-82
3 X-ray spectroscopy [1] Page 83-109
4 X-ray spectroscopy [1] Page 83-109
5 Intensity of diffraction beams, Lorentz factor [1] Page 110-144
6 Experimental technique, Laue method [1] Page 145-157
7 Analyze of dust fotos [1] Page 158-187
8 Diffractometer and X-rays optics [1] Page 188-226
10 Structural analyze of monocrystals [1] Page 227-273
11 Structural analyze of monocrystals [1] Page 227-273
12 Size and perfection of crystal [1] Page 276-285
13 Crystal orientation [1] Page 288-314
14 Measurement of the phase diagram [1] Page 342-365
Course Notes [1] X-Işınları Difraksiyonu, B. D. Cullity, çev. A. Sümer, İTÜ Yay., 1978.
Course Resources [2] B.E. Warren, X-ray Diffraction, Dover Pub., 1990, USA
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having enough background in engineering topics related to mathematics, science and their fields. Skill of using theoretical and applied knowledge with engineering solutions in the field, X
2 Identifing, determining, formulating and solving engineering problems. With this purpose choosing and applying analytical methods and modelling techniques, X
3 To analyze a system, a part of a system or a process itself and the skill of design under the given constrains in order to fulfill the specifications. In that direction, the skill of applying modern design techniques X
4 Skill of choosing and applying the modern techniques and vehicles needed by the engineering applications. Skill of using the information technology effectively. X
5 Skill of designing and performing an experiment, data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results, X
6 Ability of accessing information and doing research. Skill of using databases and other information sources. X
7 Effective working ability both as an individual and as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, self-esteem on taking responsibility, X
8 Ability to make oral or written communication in Turkish. At least one foreign language knowledge, X
9 Consciousness of the necessity of the life time learning, following the developments in science and technology and ability of ones’ continous self renewal. X
10 Consciousness of occupational and ethical responsability, X
11 Consciousness on the subjects of project management, field applications, employees health, environment and work safety; awareness on legal consequences of engineering applications, X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 8 8
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5