CHM-423 : Adv Experimental Techniques

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Chemistry
Subject:
Chemistry
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
A capstone course for chemistry majors consisting of an examination of advanced laboratory techniques including instrumental analysis. Instrumental methods covered include electronic absorption spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, gas and liquid chromatography, electrochemical techniques, and others. Other experimental techniques introduced include calorimetric analysis, kinetic analysis, computer modeling, quantum mechanical calculations, and more. Students are expected to demonstrate proficiency in each technique. An additional emphasis is placed on formal laboratory report writing and communication of scientific results. One hour of lecture and six hours of laboratory weekly. Offered each spring semester. 3 credits PREREQUISITE: CHM 312 OR PERMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR. PRE- OR COREQUISITE: CHM 412.