FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Course Name   GEOCHEMISTRY
Semester Course Code Theoretical / Practice time ECTS
5 1207503 2,00 / 1,00 4,00
Course Degree Bachelor's degree
Course Language Turkish
Format of Delivery: Face to Face
Course Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Muzaffer KARADAĞ
Coordinator e-mail mmkaradag selcuk.edu.tr
Instructors
Doç. Dr. Şuayip Küpeli , Yrd. Doç. Dr. Adnan Döyen , Yrd. Doç. Dr. Alican Öztürk ,
Asistant Instructors
Course Objectives Deion and History of Geochemistry, Origin of the elements, Composition of the earth, Chemical Differentiation of the Earth,Elements, Crystal Chemistry The Periodic Table and Atomic Weights, Ionic Substitution in Crystals Goldschmidts Rules of Substitution, Aqueous Geochemistry and The Stabillty of Minerals,Acids and Bases, Chemical Reactions and Equilibria, Chemical Weathering, Thermodynamics, Mineral Stability Diagrams, Clay Minerals, Oxidation-Reduction, Isotope Geochemıstry, Isotopic Geochronometers, stable isotopes, Law of Radioactivity, Appllcations of Geochemıstry, Chemical Weathering, Oxidation of Iron Sulfides and the Role of Bacteria, Eh-pH Diagram for Minerals, Supergene Enrichment of Fe-Cu Sulfide Deposits, Replacement of Pyrite by Chalcocite, Oxidation of Ore Minerals of Other Metals, Geochemical Exploration, Production and Consumption of Mineral Resources, Environmental Geochemistry, Human Health, Pollution (atmosphere, water, soil), dispersion of the trace elements and environmental pollution, Applied geochemistry, Research in the laboratory, Research in the field the result on sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks, detarmination of geochemical datas To obtain a broad overview of the field of geochemistry and how it overlaps with other geosciences To gain anappreciation for the types of problems to which geochemistry can be applied To develop the ability to solve quantitative problems in geochemistry.
Basic Sciences Engineering Scinces Social Sciences Educational Sciences Artistic sciences Medical Science Agricultural sciences
50 50 0 0 0 0 0
Course Learning Methods and Techniquies
Oral presentation with data show and aplications.
Week Course Content Resource
1 Deion and history of the geochemistry. Origin of the elements, Modern geochemistry, Origin of the solar system and origin of the Earthlike Planets 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
2 Compositions of the earth , elements, 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
3 Crystal Chemistry, Periodic table and atomic weights,Chemical bonds, cristale structure. 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
4 Ionic substitution in cristals, camuflage, capture and admission Clasifications of the elements, distrubitions of the elemenets. 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
5 Aqueous geochemistry and the srability of the minerals 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
6 Chemical weathering 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
7 Thermo dynamics 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
8 Mineral Stability Diagrams 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
9 Oxidations-Reduktions Eh-pH 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
10 MIDEXAM AND SOLUTIONS OF PROBLEMS
11 Applications of Isotope geochemistry 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
12 Environmenthal geochemistry, Human and healthy 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
13 Ternary and Harker diagrams, and determinations 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
14 Aplications (in the laboratory and in the field) 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
15 Geochemical distribution maps and their interpretation 1. Akçay, M., 2002, Jeokimya, KTÜ Yayını, No:204, Trabzon, 506s.
Assesment Criteria   Mid-term exam Final exam
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Mid-term exam   1 40 - -
Final exam   - - 1 60
ECTS WORK LOAD TABLE   Number Duration
Course Duration : 14 3
Classroom Work Time : 14 2
Presentations and Seminars : 1 8
Course Internship : - -
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Field Studies : - -
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Homework : 1 12
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Mid-term exam : 1 15
Final Exam : 1 15
ECTS 4
No COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES CONTRIBUTION
D.Ö.Ç. 1 Geochemistry of the elements, minerals and rocks.Determinations of the ore deposits, petroleum deposits, water reseach, Determination of the environmental coditions. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 2 Geochemistry of the lıtosphere, distributions of the minor and major elements.Determinations of the elements, Dıstributions of the mobile and immobile elements and relation to formations of the deposites. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 3 Learn to apply chemical techniques to geologic problems. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 4 Understand the formation and distribution of the elements in the solar system. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 5 Understand the importance of thermodynamics (what can happen) and kinetics (how fast something will happen) in geologic processes. 4
D.Ö.Ç. 6 Become familiar with the most common chemical methods and techniques used to interpret geologic situations. At the end of the this course students will be able critically to discuss and rationalise current competing theories of chemical evolution. 4
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