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443,'96 Syll

LYCOMING COLLEGE                                              ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY 443, 2001                                                        (Instrumental Analysis)

 

 

 

DESCRIPTION:          A study of instrumental analytical methods with emphasis on quantitative applications of chromatographic, electrochemical, and spectroscopic techniques.

                               

CLASS HOURS:            Lecture: MWF, 11:30 - 12:20 a.m.;   Lab: T 1:00 - 4:50 p.m.

 

Instructor:          Dr. David A. Franz    Office: 321-4181    Home: 326-7594     E-mail: franz@lycoming.edu

 

OFFICE HOURS:            MWF, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.;  WF, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.;   or by appointment

 

TEXT:          Harris, D. C. Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 5th Ed.; Freeman: New York, 1999.  Readings from other texts and sources will also be made.

                               

LAB POLICIES:          Safety glasses and bound lab notebook required; no bare feet, sandals or shorts in lab.  Carbons of lab data are due at the end of the day work is done.  Written lab reports will be due one week following completion of each experiment, or as announced.  Late reports will be docked five points plus one point per day late.

 

EXAMS:          There will be three hour exams and a comprehensive final (ACS Standardized).  Exam dates:

                                          February 13, Tuesday lab period

                                          March 20, Tuesday lab period

                                          April 10, Tuesday lab period

 

HOMEWORK:          Will be assigned regularly, collected and checked. 

 

GRADING SCHEME:          Exams                              300                    Extra Credit:  3 pts added for each

                                Final                              120                    Chem Colloquium attended, in excess

                                                                                                Lab Experiments                    300                    of class absences; max of 21 pts; grade boost limited to

                                                                                                Class, HW                      80                     one fractional change (e.g., B to B+)  Class absences:

                                                                                                TOTAL                              800                    3 pts @ deducted in excess of 3 absences.

                               

 

                                Letter grades will be assigned on the following basis:

100-91%  =  A

88-87%  =  B+

78-77%  =  C+

68-67%  =  D+

<59% =  F

90-89%    =  A-

86-81%  =  B

76-71%  =  C

66-61%  =  D

 

 

80-79%  =  B-

70-69%  =  C-

60-59%  =  D-

 

 

        Week        General Topic                       Chapter                          Laboratory

                                                               

 

  1    Jan 08        Separation Theory        23                            1.    GC using Int. Std.

  2    Jan 15        Gas Chromatography (GC)        24                            2.        HPLC - computer intro.

  3    Jan 22        High Performance Liquid Chrom. (HPLC)        25                            3.        HPLC - lab exp.

  4    Jan 29        Capillary Electrophoresis (CE and CIA)        26                            4.        GC-MS

  5    Feb 05        Mass Spectrometry (MS and GC-MS)        24                                    Field Trip

  6    Feb 12        Fundamentals of Electrochemistry        14                                                            EXAM I

  7    Feb 19        Potentiometry & ISE's; Electrodepositions      15                            5.        I-/Cl- & Nernst Eqn.

        Feb 26        SPRING BREAK                         

  8    Mar 05        Coulometry; Voltammetry & Polarography        17                            6.        ISE's

  9    Mar 12        Voltammetry: advanced techniques        18                            7.        Voltammetry

10    Mar 19        Spectrophotometry; UV-VIS        19                                                            Exam II

11    Mar 26        Fluorescence;  Spectrophotometers   20, 21                      8.        AA Using Std. Addns.

12    Apr 02        Atomic Spectroscopy (AA/FE)        22                                    Field Trip

13    Apr 09        IR and Fourier Transform IR (FTIR)        21                                                            EXAM III; Check-out

14    Apr 16        Evals; Thermal Methods; Applied Problems        -                                     Field Trip              

15    Apr 23        Final Exams

 


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