Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mechanical and Thermodinamical Propertiesof Matter FIZ 537 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ALİ ÇORUH,
Course Assistants Physics department research assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective This course aims to establish the basic information of properties of matter and equip the students to understand matter in physical view.
Course Content Crystal structure of matter, ionic and molecular structures are going to be given. Cp and Cv specific heat is being explained. Transport properties of matter, liquids, non-perfect gases, heat dependent properties of solids and crystall defects will be investigated.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Gains the fundamental information about atoms, molecules and states of matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Knows and manages uses the basic hypothesis about matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Establish the chronologically definition of matter. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Establish the relation between theoretical and technical information about matter in historical view. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 How to study the properties of matter. [1] pp 86-104
2 Atoms, molecules and the states of matter. [2] pp 3-26
3 Interatomic potential energies. [3] Sayfa 31-47
4 Binding energy and latent heat. [3] pp 1-29
5 Energy, temperature and the Boltzmann distribution [3] pp 73-87
6 The maxwell speed distribution and the equipartition theorem. [1] pp 182-220
7 Transport properties of gases. [2] pp 220-264
8 Calculation of transport properties. [1] pp 265-315
9 Midterm exam
10 Van der Waals` equation 1] pp 318- 329
11 Thermal properties of solids. [1] pp 265-315
12 Thermal expansion and anharmonicity. [5] pp 269-300
13 Thermal conduction in solids. [5] pp 300-330
14 Defects in solids: Liquids as disordered solids. [4] pp 559-600
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Using the knowledge of undergraduate and graduate education in postgraduate level. X
2 To be able to improve themselves by following the innovations in the field of Physics which are important in the development of science and technology. X
3 To be able to make literature search, presentation, experimental setup preparation, application and explication of results. X
4 To be able to join interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team works.
5 Sharing their concepts in seminar, symposium, conference etc. by using the skills of self-study.
6 Having the scientific and vocational wafer and defending this apprehension in every medium.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 7
2. Kısa Sınav 8
1. Ödev 7
2. Ödev 8
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 10 10
Assignment 2 15 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6