Methods in Quantitative Chemical Analysis

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Explain the fundamental physical principles governing selected apparatus for instrumental chemical analysis, including chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques
  • Explain the fundamental physical principles forming the basis for alternatives to the selected instrumental chemical analysis methods
  • Account for the chemistry that forms the basis of sample preparation for the above selected instrumental chemical analysis techniques
  • Account for spectroscopic methods that may be utilized for qualitative analysis of various organic, inorganic or organometallic substances

Skills

  • Perform relevant stoichiometric calculations and use common glassware in the laboratory
  • Perform analytical chemical experiments based on written instructions and achieve a reproducible result
  • Write and balance any and all chemical reaction schemes forming the foundation of the instructions for the analysis
  • Calculate the thermodynamic affinity for the applied reactions from the point of reference
  • Perform relevant statistical calculations on the results of a series of analysis on selected instruments
  • Perform general calculations of the uncertainty in the measurements based on the obtained results
  • Identify appropriate experimental methods for qualitative determination of substance properties

Competences

  • Select and evalaute imaginable analysis equipment in the laboratory for a chemical analysis of a product or a given process under consideration of time and economical aspects

Type of instruction

  • Lectures, laboratory exercises and theoretical exercises

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examMethods in Quantitative Chemical Analysis
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleMetoder til kvantitativ kemisk analyse
Module codeK-KT-B3-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science