CHEMISTRY 325, Analytical Separations and Measurement                         Spring 1990

12:00-12:50 MWF

Faraday 143

 

 

TENTATIVE  LECTURE  SCHEDULE

 

 

Instructor:     Dr. Petr Vanýsek; Office, Faraday 337

Office hours:  Tuesdays 13:00 - 14:00, Other times by ammpointment

            Friday 12:00-12:50 review session or office hours.

 

WEEK  TOPIC                                           CHAPTER

 

15 Jan.       Fundamental concepts                             1-4

            Assigned homework: Chapter 3, will be tested

22 Jan.       Treatment of data, statistics                 4

29 Jan.       Solubility, gravimetry                           5-8

5 Febr.       Titrations                                           9-10

12 Febr.       Acid-base equilibria                           10-11

19 Febr.       Acid-base titrations                           12-13

26 Febr.       Complexometric titrations                    14

5 March       Introduction to electroanalytical chemistry      15-16

9 March       Redox titrations, electrogravimetry       17-18

26 March       Voltammetry                                       19

2 April       Spectrophotometry                                  20-21

9 April       Atomic spectroscopy                               22

16 April       Analytical separations                         23

23 April       Introduction to chromatographic techniques      24

30 April       Chromatographic techniques, conclusion        24

 

TEXTBOOK Daniel C. Harris: Quantitative chemical analysis, 2nd ed., Freeman, New York 1987.

 

Recommended H. F. Ebel, C. Bliefert and W. E. Russey: The art of scientific writing,

publication       VCH, Weinheim 1987

 

Examinations:

            Background quiz      22 Jan. 1988      60 points

            Test I                   12 Feb.        100 points

            Test II                7 March       100 points

            Test III               4 April       100 points

            Final              8 May              200 points

                                    (Final may be rescheduled)

 

            Maximum score 560

 

Laboratory:       280 points as described in the laboratory handout

 

Grading:    Total of 840 points is possible. Percent average (earned points divided by 8.4) will be used for determining the final grade. The following is a tentative scale: 85% A, 75% B, 65% C, 55% D, less than 55% F. Note however, that you have to complete all the laboratory assignments to get a passing grade.