Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Physics Laboratory Vii FIZ 405 7 0 + 2 2 5
Precondition Courses Modern, Atoms and Molecules and Nuclear Physics Courses are recommended.
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET KAYMAK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Department of Physics Teaching Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective With this course it is aimed to develop and to interpret the theoretical knowledge learned in Modern, Atoms and Molecules and Nuclear Physics courses in the laboratory environment.
Course Content Radioactive Distance Law and Absorbation of Gamma or beta rays, Beta Spectroscopy, Life-time and Radioactive equilibrium, Franck-Hertz Experiment, Balmer Serials and Finding of Rydberg Constant, Atomic spectrum of the systems with two-electrons and many-electrons: He, Hg, Wave-Particle nature of light
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Calculates the excitation energy levels utilizing the Franck-Hertz exprimental setup. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
2 Evaluates the experimental wavelength of the Balmer series for the Hydrogen atom. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
3 Calculates the energy levels of the Balmer series for the Hydrogen atom. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
4 Evaluates the Rydberg constant using the experimental outputs. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
5 Interprets the visible spectra of the multi-electron atoms. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
6 Explains the radioactive distance law and observes to absorbation of radioactive particles by making experiment. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
7 Express briefly the reactions of beta+ and beta- decays. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
8 Obtains the beta spectra of 22Na and 90Sr nuclei and analyses the designed spectrum making experiment. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
9 Defines the radioactive decay constant and half-time concepts. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
10 Gets 137mBa daughter nucleus pass through of the 137Cs isotope generator using a special liquid via separation method. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
11 Finds the decay constant and half-time of 137mBa nucleus by experiment and compare the actual values. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
12 Observes that the number of radioactive nuclei (N) varies exponentially with respect to time in the radioactive decay law. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
13 Notes that Geiger-Müller counter is used for which works with observations. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
14 Using Milican´s oil drop experiment set measure the electric charge. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
15 Examines the wave and particle nature of light use the photoelectric effect. Calculate the Planck constant. Lecture, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 General Information About Laboratory [1] 3-5
2 Milikan´s Oil Drop [1] 6-15
3 Balmer Series / Determination of Rydberg’s Constant [1] 16-23
4 Balmer Series / Determination of Rydberg’s Constant [1] 16-23
5 Atomic spectra of two-electron systems: He [1] 24-31
6 Atomic spectra of many-electron systems: Hg [1] 24-31
7 Franck-Hertz Experiment [1] 32-41
8 The Wave Model of Light the Quantum Model [1] 42-49
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Determination of Planck’s Constant Using the Photoelectric Effect [1] 50-53
11 Half-life and Radioactive Equilibrium [1] 54-63
12 Beta Spectroscopy [1] 64-70
13 Law of distance and absorption of gamma or beta rays [1] 71-80
14 Law of distance and absorption of gamma or beta rays [1] 71-80
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Course Notes
Course Resources
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,
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 30
1. Performans Görevi (Laboratuvar) 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 3 6
Assignment 1 6 6
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 24 24
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 118
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.72
dersAKTSKredisi 5