Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Solid State Physics FIZ 306 6 3 + 2 4 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH,
Course Assistants Solid State Physics group research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to give basic knowledge about Solid state physis subjects and to prepare the technological base mechanism.
Course Content Crystal structure and lattice, x-ray diffraction and reciprocal lattice, Lattice vibrations, Phonon statistics, Quantum model of free electrons.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Classifies Solids with respect to atomic arrangement. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Evaluates and interprets results of X ray on crystal structure analysis. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 Classifies and compares Materials with respect to atomic bonding. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 Knows expansion and thermal conductivity mechanisms in crystals, also compares other solids. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Knows heat capacity theories and analysis same and different sides. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 Knows and interprets electrical conductivity mechanisms in metals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Ascertains character of charge carriers in metals and compares other materials. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
8 Knows and analysis energy bands formation in solids. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Crystal symmetry and lattice [1] Page 1-20
2 Simple crystal structutes [1] Page 21-40
3 Reciprocal lattice and X-ray diffraction [1] Page 21-40
4 Crystal bonding [1] Page 41-62
5 Lattice vibrations [1] Page 63-76
6 Lattice vibrations [1] Page 63-76
7 Thermal expansion and thermal conductivity [1] Page 77-96
8 Heat capacity theories [1] Page 77-96
10 Classical electron theory of metals [1] Page 97-120
11 Quantum model of free electron theory [1] Page 97-120
12 Energy bands [1] Page 121-138
13 Fermi-Dirac statistics, electrical conductivity and Hall effect [1] Page 165-181
14 Electromagnetic waves in solids [1] Page 219-234
Course Notes [1] Kittel, C. Katıhal Fiziğine Giriş, çev. B. Karaoğlu, Güven Yay., 1996, İstanbul.
Course Resources [2] Hook, J. R., Hall, H. E., Katıhal Fiziği (KF) çev. Köksal F., Altunbaş R., Dinçer M., Başaran E., Literatür Yay., 1999, İstanbul
[3] Stokes, H. T., Solid State Physics, Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1987, New York
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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 5 80
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 185
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.4
dersAKTSKredisi 7