Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Group Theory and Applications In Chemistry KIM 623 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HÜSEYİN KARACA
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Course Objective The objectives of this course are to teach an basis of group theory, and its chemical applications to molecular orbital theory, vibrational spectroscopy, crystal structures, and ligand field theory.
Course Content Molecular symmetry, Symmetry Operations and Symmetry groups. Group theory and the definitions, multiplication tables of groups. Representations of groups, similarity transformations. Matrix representation of Symmetry Operations. Irreducible representations and character tables. Molecular vibrations, normal coordinate analysis. Energy diagrams of molecular orbitals. Molecul orbital theory applications of inorganic compounds. Electronic states and selection rules. Ligand Field Theory. Molecul Orbital theory applications of organic molecules
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Determination of symmetry group of molecules Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Describe the basic symmetry groups and their mathematical properties Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Interpret the vibrational spectra Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Apply the ligand field theory to complex compounds Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
5 Predict the energy levels, their symmetries, and degeneracies in molecular orbitals Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Molecular symmetry, Symmetry Operations and Symmetry groups. Page:1-20
2 Group theory and the definitions, multiplication tables of groups. Page:21-66
3 Representations of groups, similarity transformations Page:21-66
4 Matrix representation of Symmetry Operations Page:67-106
5 Irreducible representations and character tables Page:67-106
6 Molecular vibrations, normal coordinate analysis Page:107-160
7 Molecular vibrations, normal coordinate analysis Page:107-160
8 Energy diagrams of molecular orbitals Page:161-248
9 MIDTERM
10 Energy diagrams of molecular orbitals Page:161-248
11 Molecul orbital theory applications of inorganic compounds Page:161-248
12 Electronic states and selection rules Page:249-278
13 Ligand Field Theory Page:279-316
14 Molecul Orbital theory applications of organic molecules Page:279-316
Resources
Course Notes Prof.Dr.Cemal Kaya, Yrd.Doç.Dr.Duran Karataş ?MOLEKÜLER SİMETRİ? Palme Yayıncılık, 2010.
Course Resources 1. F. A. Cotton, ?Chemical Applications of Group Theory?, Third Edition, 1990, A Wiley-Interscience Application
2. Prof. Dr.Halis Ölmez, Prof. Dr.Hasan İçbudak ?Kimyasal Yaklaşımla Simetri ve Grup Teoriye Giriş? MKM (Marmara Kitap Merkezi Yayınları), 2012
3. Shriver & Atkins ?Inorganic Chemistry? fourth Edition, OXFORD University Press, 2006.
4. Gary Miessler, Donald A. Tarr. Çeviri: Prof.Dr.Nurcan Karacan, Doç.Dr.Perihan Gürkan ?İnorganik Kimya? Palme Yayıncılık, 2002.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 In addition to expanding and making deeper the knowledge established on undergraduate education in a same or different area, reaches the knowledge by doing research and also improves his or her knowledge to the expertise level by doing evaluation and practice. X
2 Utilizing incomplete or limited data in his or her study area expands the knowledge by experimental methods and use those obtained knowledge by scientific, social and ethical responsibility. X
3 Constructs a problem independently and solves the problem by proposing an experimental solution method and applies to the advance level research by evaluating the results. X
4 Transfers systematically the current developments and his or her advance level studies to the other related or nonrelated groups as written, orally and visually. X
5 Develops new strategic approach and produces solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in his or her area of practice. X
6 Develops advance strategic, political and practice plans and evaluates the obtained results within the framework of quality process in his or her study area. X
7 - Has advance level oral or written communication ability in one of well known foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1). X
8 Has knowledge for software and hardware about computers, uses information and communication technologies. X
9 Protecting scientific, social, and ethical values, teaches and controls these values in the steps of collection, evaluation and announcement of data in the international arena. X
10 Applies the digested knowledge and problem solving ability in advance level studies among the different disciplines. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6