Sep 25, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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CHEM 5860 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry


Fundamental principles of instrumental analysis. Atomic and molecular spectroscopy, NMR, separation techniques, mass spectrometry, hyphenated techniques, and specialized techniques like surface characterization techniques, circular dichroism, etc.

Requisites: Graduate Status
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the origin and measurement of NMR spectra.
  • Calculate the energy of radiation from its wavelength, frequency, or wavenumber and interconvert between these quantities.
  • Describe how spectra can be collected and analyzed.
  • Know how to analyze the data derived from different separation techniques to perform qualitative and quantitative anlayses.
  • Understand and use the Beer-Lambert law to find the amount of radiation absorbed at a given concentration or to find the molar absorption coefficient.
  • Understand how to classify chromatographic methods and the general applications for each method.
  • Understand the basic principals of chromatography, including equlibrium theory and kinetics.
  • Understand the basic principles of atomic and molecular spectroscopy in terms of the quantization of energy levels and transitions between them.
  • Understand the basic principles of mass spectrometry including the most common types of mass spectrometers, the origin of fragment ion spectra and some common interfaces (e.g. GC-MS, LC-MS).
  • Understand the basic principles of spectroscopic measurements, the types of instruments used for each type of measurement and the performance characteristics of different spectroscopic devices.
  • Understand the various instrumentation components required to conduct a given separation and detection, and be able to explain how each component operates



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