CHM-423 : Adv Experimental Techniques

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Chemistry
Subject:
Chemistry
Credits:
3
A capstone course for chemistry majors, CHM 423 expands upon and enhances laboratory skills aquired in the program curriculum by introducing the students to novel applications of chemical instrumentation, methodologies, and techniques. Topics covered in the course may includea variety of absorbance and emission spectroscopic techniques, separation techniques such as gas and liquid chromatography, electrochemical methods of analysis, as well as quantum mechanical calculations and computational modeling. 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.