General electives can be selected from all the courses offered at Koç University.

PHYS 595 / MS THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

PHYS 695 / PhD THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

SCIE 104 / EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Sources of modern astronomy. Study of motion in the sky. Universal gravitation. Observation of outer space: Telescopes. Our planetary system. Stars and Galaxies. Life cycle of stars. Universe at large. Exploration of outer space: Rockets and Satellites. Space travel. Global positioning systems. Remote sensing.

SCIE 106 / THE FASCINATING NATURE OF LIGHT
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Does light behave as waves or particles? How does light interact with atoms? What is special about the speed of light? The revolutionary theories of light that have emerged over the recent centuries. Topics include a historical survey of the milestones and pioneers, wave nature of light, photons, quantum theory, Einstein?s relativity theories, and interaction of light with atoms. Lasers, fiber optics, and other technological applications based on light.

SCIE 109 / PHYSICS OF EVERYDAY LIFE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

SCIE 110 / PHYSICS OF THE SPHERE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

The importance of the spherical geometry; applications in navigation and communication instruments; geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, celestial sphere; navigation, sailing and flight; spherical coordinates, spherical harmonics, spatial and temporal measurements.

SCIE 111 / BALANCE SHEET FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Main definitions and laws used to estimate the energy content of different systems. Study of energy consumption mechanisms in systems including cars, planes, heating/cooling, lighting, gadgets, and food/farming. Study of sustainable energy production methods including wind, solar, hydroelectricity, offshore wind, wave, tide, geothermal and nuclear. A balance sheet will be put together in order to answer the question: "Can we conceivably live sustainably without the need for fossil fuels?"

CHBI 201 / PRINCIPLES&CALCULATIONS IN CHEMICAL&BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102 and CHBI 100 or consent of the instructor

Basic concepts of chemical and biological engineering systems. Modeling through material and energy balances. Problem solving methods, computational techniques and computer simulation. Examples from chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

CHBI 204 / THERMODYNAMICS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: (CHEM. 102 or CHEM. 103) or consent of the instructor

First and second laws. Energy conservation and entropy. Analysis of engineering systems, such as refrigeration cycles and combustion engines. Vapor/liquid equilibrium,applications in mixture behaviours.

CHBI 291 / SUMMER PRACTICE I
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition: ACWR 101

A minimum of 20 working days of training in an industrial summer practice program after the completion of second year. The training is based on the contents of the "Summer Practice Guide Booklet" prepared by each engineering department. Students receive practical knowledge and hands-on experience in an industrial setting.

CHBI 300 / BIOCHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: Pre-requisites: Chem.102 and ENGR 201 or consent of instructor. Co-requisites: Must be taken with CHBI 300L

Protein characterization, enzyme kinetics, basic metabolic pathways, membrane structure and function, biochemistry of energy and signal transduction, replication and expressions of genes. Labaratory studies.

CHBI 301 / FLUID MECHANICS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: (MATH. 204 and CHBI. 201) or consent of the instructor

Characteristics of fluids, fluid statics, Bernoulli equation, fluid kinematics, boundary layers, viscous flows and turbulence.

CHBI 302 / HEAT TRANSFER
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHBI. 301 or consent of instructor

Fundamental principles of heat transfer. Conduction, convection and radiation. Heat transfer with change of phase. Applications to chemical and biological engineering processes.

CHBI 303 / MASS TRANSFER
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHBI. 301 or consent of the instructor

Fundamental principles of mass transfer. Molecular diffusion, convective and interphase mass transfer. Separation process principles including equilibrium stage processes and equipment for mass-transfer operations, distillation, absorption

CHBI 307 / SEPARATION PROCESS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHBI 305 or CHBI. 303 or CHBI 302 or consent of the instructor

Theory of rate and equilibrium based separation operations for separating mixtures. Distillation, absorption and extraction, Chromatography, ion exchange, membrane separations, electrophoresis. Multicomponent separations.

CHBI 308 / REACTION ENGINEERING
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHBI. 301 or consent of the instructor

Design and operation of chemical reactors. Homogeneous, heterogeneous and biochemical reactions. Ideal and non-ideal reactors. Kinetics of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. Kinetics of substrate utilization and biomass production.

CHBI 309 / PROCESS MODELLING, DYNAMICS AND CONTROL
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHBI. 303 or CHBI 305 or consent of the instructor

Dynamic models for chemical and biological systems. Their simulation and analysis. Design and implementation of control systems.

CHBI 310 / BIOCHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHBI. 300

Biochemistry of signal transduction, glycolysis and gluconeogenesis, Krebs cycle, biochemistry of photosynthesis; metabolism of glycogen, fatty acids, nucleic acids, amino acids; DNA replication and repair; drug development

CHBI 332 / OPTIMIZATION OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Unconstrained and constrained optimization formulations: objective functions, models and constraints, search methods, applications to chemical and biological processes. Topics include model building, optimum equipment and plant design, optimizing process operations, and scheduling.

CHBI 391 / SUMMER PRACTICE II
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition: CHBI 291 and ACWR 106-102-103-104-105-107

A minimum of 20 working days of training in an industrial summer practice program after the completion of third year. The training is based on the contents of the "Summer Practice Guide Booklet" prepared by each engineering department. Students receive practical knowledge and hands-on experience in an industrial setting.

CHBI 402 / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING LAB
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHBI. 307 and CHBI. 308 and (CHBI 309 or CHBI 408) or consent of the instructor

Experimental demonstration of concepts taught in separations, reaction engineering and control.

CHBI 403 / PROCESS AND PRODUCT DESIGN
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: (CHBI. 307 or CHBI 303 and CHBI. 308) or consent of the instructor

Chemical process and product design methods; economic analysis of chemical processing plants.

CHBI 405 / POLYMER ENGINEERING
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 102 or consent of the instructor

Polymers, their synthesis and properties. Relationshios between molecular structure and properties. Rheology in polymer processing. Fabrication methods and applications.

CHBI 406 / BIOINFORMATICS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: MATH. 107 or consent of the instructor

The principles and computational methods to study the biological data generated by genome sequencing, gene expressions, protein profiles, and metabolic fluxes. Application of arithmetic, algebraic, graph, pattern matching, sorting and searching algorithms and statictical tools to genome analysis. Applications of Bioinformatics to metabolic engineering, drug design, and biotechnology.