ATmega16A-pu newbie question.

Hi, by a chance I obtained a single 40pins ATmega16A-pu chip. Due to the fact I have no further MCU programming experience except arduino. So I wonder is it possible to use arduino as an ISP to burn programs on the chip.

is it just like that? No need extra electronic components?

No, not like that. The avr chip should be fully functional, with ground, power (Vcc and AVcc), and X-tal (only if external X-tal will be selected with the fuses).

With avrdude you should select your avr chip and the hex file to upload.

You can not use it with Arduino code I think. Only if you add the avr chip to boards.txt.