Module Catalogues

Analytical Chemistry

Module Title Analytical Chemistry
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This course covers the theory and application of common separation techniques in use in chemistry. The main focus is however, on chromatographic techniques.

Learning outcomes

A explain the terminology used in separation sciences
B describe the general methods used for separation of mixtures and select the most appropriate one in industry and research settings
C discuss the principles governing the separation of molecules and ions in chromatography and explain plate number and separation power of a column
D discuss the key configuration of HPLC and GC
E discuss the application of these separation techniques in industries and research settings
F Select and use the most appropriate separation technique for an unknown mixture
G Optimize chromatographic separation

Method of teaching and learning

Lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions