Methods in Quantitative Chemical Analysis


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


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


  • 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


  • 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



Name of examMethods in Quantitative Chemical Analysis
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science