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Chemistry 570 syllabus

Instructor: Joe A. Vinson, Ph.D., Office, Loyola Science Center 492, (570) 941-7551, joe.vinson@scranton.edu. Available at all times when not in class.

Textbooks: "Principles of Instrumental Analysis," Skoog, et al., 5th Edition, Saunders, 1998.

Research Paper: Critical paper on an analytical method published in the 90's (subject to be approved by Instructor). Reviewed for accuracy, precision, cost and time of analysis. Due November 19. Sample copy is on my web page.

Lecture Topics:

Appendix 1:

  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Accuracy and Precision
  • Analytical Chemistry Glossary
  • Error Analysis
  • Errors in Analysis
  • Types of Analysis
  • Real Analysis
  • Literature

Ch. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 9, 10, 19, 20

  • Spectroscopy
  • Introduction
  • UV-Visible
  • Fluorometry
  • Infrared
  • Atomic Absorption
  • NMR
  • Mass Spectroscopy

Examination:

Ch. 22, 23, 24, 25:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Potentiometry
  • Electrodes
  • pH
  • Ion Selective Electrodes
  • Titrations
  • Polarography
  • Recent Advances

Examination:

Ch. 26, 27, 28, 30:

  • Chromatography
  • Principles
  • Liquid-Liquid Extraction
  • Column, Thin-Layer, Ion Exchange, Others
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • HPLC

Ch. 32:

  • Radiochemical Analysis
  • Types of Radioactivity
  • Units
  • Measurement
  • Radioimmunoassay
  • Neutron Activation Analysis

Ch. 33:

  • Automated Analysis

Final Exam:

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