Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 302)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Chemistry(CHEM)
4
8.00 / 7.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Selmiye Alkan Gürsel selmiye@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
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Formal lecture
Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning
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CONTENT

Expressing quantities and concentrations; errors in chemical analysis; statistical analysis; gravimetric methods of analysis; principles of neutralization titrations; acids, bases and the pH of buffer solutions; electrochemistry; electroanalytical methods; gas-liquid and high- performance liquid chromatography; supercritical-fluid chromatography; thermal methods; atomic absorption and atomic fluorescence spectrometry; atomic emission spectrometry; ultraviolet/visible molecular absorption spectrometry; molecular luminescence spectrometry; infrared spectrometry; raman spectroscopy; nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; surface characterization by spectroscopy and microscopy. Laboratory experiments related to the topics in the course.

OBJECTIVE

Refer to the course content.

LEARNING OUTCOME

perform calculations used in analytical chemistry
identify the proper use and importance of measurement statistics
describe a guidance on the appropriate choice of technique for a given size & type of sample
outline proper solution handling and standards preparation
discuss the basics of aqueous solutions and chemical equilibria
define and discuss acids and bases
describe pH of solutions
discuss buffer solutions
describe gravimetric and titrimetric methods
explain the principles of neutralization titrations and titration curves
develop a foundation in electrochemistry which is sufficient for the understanding of many basic phenomena.
develop a basic understanding of common analytical and instrumental techniques

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 25
Exam 15
Group Project 15
Other 15

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, Skoog/West/Holler/Crouch; 8 th edition