Chemistry and Biochemistry

Instrumental Analysis Laboratory

Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Continuation of Chem 521. Laboratory experience with modern analytical instrumentation.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCHEM 521; Chem 201 or 601 or concurrent enrollment.
 ProgramsContaining CHEM 523
Course Outcomes: 

Accurate Chemical Analyses

Make accurate chemical analyses using a variety of instrumental techniques.

Communicate Clearly in Writing

Describe their findings clearly and concisely in writing, including interpretation of results and statistical analysis.

Organize Data in Graph and Tabular Formats

Present data in graph and/or tabular formats effectively.

Apply Instrumental Analysis to Their Own Design

Apply what they have learned about instrumental analysis to carry out a new procedure of their own design.

Explain Observations

Explain observations made during the course of an experiment.

Variables Affect on Outcome

Discuss how experimental variables affect the outcome of a measurement.

Identify Appropriate Instrumental Methods

Identify appropriate instrumental methods for given chemical analysis problems, taking into account such factors as sample type, interferences, sensitivity, and selectivity.

Identify and Resolve Problems

Identify and resolve problems when they arise in analyses.