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Instrumental analysis (6 points)


Leader: Dr Alison Green

Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit is designed to introduce the student to the principles of modern instrumentation basic to physical, chemical and biological sciences. It is designed around instrumental applications for both atomic and molecular analysis. UV/VIS, atomic absorption, mass spectrometry and chromatographic techniques are covered. The main emphasis is on practical quantitative analysis with the laboratory course being a 'hands on experience' with a wide range of spectroscopic and chromatographic instruments.

Assessment: One assignment (5000 words): 20% + Practical work: 25% + Examination (3 hours): 55%

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures per week, 3 hours of practical work each week

Off-campus attendance requirements: Off campus students will attend a four-day vacation school for tutorials and practical laboratory work.

Prerequisites: 12 points of first level Chemistry

Prohibitions: CHM2736, CHM2922

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