Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: CHE115
Module Title: Laboratory Techniques
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Chemistry
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of this module is to introduce students to the basic laboratory principles and techniques
Learning outcomes 
A Perform risk assessment for laboratory work

B handle chemicals reagents properly

C understand and perform basic laboratory techniques

D use basic laboratory instruments and equipment

E write lab report to appropriate standard

Method of teaching and learning 
Tutorials and laboratory sessions
• Health and safety issues, Material Safety Data Sheets, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations

• Lab glassware identification and proper use

• Use of analytical balance and rotary evaporator

• Determination of physical constants of compounds (melting point, boiling point etc.)

• Titration

• Heating and cooling media

• Solvents

• Separation techniques (filtration, extraction, distillation, chromatography etc.)

• Drying solvents and glassware

• Spectroscopic techniques

• Keep records on the lab notebook and write proper lab reports

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester     13  52    85  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Laboratory Work 70.00
2 Coursework 30.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/7/2020 3:21:19 AM