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CHEM 455/655:  Instrumental Analysis

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CHEM 455/655 Instrumental Analysis

Instructor:  Associate Professor Ken Czerwinski

Office:  HRC 245; E-Mail:  czerwin2@unlv.nevada.edu, phone 5-0501

Monday, Wednesday 1130-1245, Room CHE 102

 

Office hours by appointment

 

The class describes the principles and applications of modern analytical instruments. Emphasis is placed upon the theoretical basis of each type of instrument, its optimal area of application, its sensitivity, its precision, and its limitations. Elementary integrated circuitry and treatment of analytical data are introduced.

 

Outcomes

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Understanding the fundamental chemical and physical properties that are used in instrumentation

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Ability to evaluate and utilize data from instruments

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Understand the limitation of experimental instrumentation

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Knowledge of modern topics in analytical chemistry and the role of analytical chemistry in research

 

TEXTBOOK

 

Principles of Instrumental Analysis

5th Edition

Skoog, Holler, and Nieman

Brooks/Cole Publishing

ISBN 0-03-002078-6

 

Lectures contain textbook information and figures.  Questions from the textbook are included in the homework.

 

Homework Assigned on Wednesday, In Class Quiz on Homework Following Wednesday

Homework Quizzes (10 %) based on average score

Periodic Quizzes (15 % each)

Report on Analytical Technique (5 %)

Final Exam (25 %)

 

 

last update:  Sunday, 19 March 2006