Basic knowledge of the instrumentation and applications of chromatography, spectroscopy and electroanalytical chemistry in chemical analysis.
Familiarization with different types of analytical methods, analytical instrumentation and calibration methodology.
Ability to choose and implement an instrumental method of analysis depending on the application and analysis needed.
General and Inorganic Chemistry (CHM_110), Analytical Chemistry (CHM_115)
Extraction. Chromatographic methods of analysis. Theory of chromatography. Liquid chromatography, gel chromatography. Gas chromatography.
Spectroscopy in chemical analysis. Matter-radiation interaction. Quantitative analysis with absorption chromatography. Instrumentation. Infra-red spectrometry. UV-VIS spectroscopy. Flame photometry. Atomic absorption spectroscopy. X-ray spectrometry. Introduction to Electrochemistry and Electroanalytic chemistry, Potentiometry, Electrogravimetry and Coulometry, Voltammetry.
LECTURES: 3 h/w
RECITATION: 1 h/w
Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):
- Problem solving (homework assignment) by the students every week (up to 2 units bonus, which are added to the final mark, provided it is > 5)
- Final written exam
1. ΄΄Principles of Instrumental Analysis ΄΄ Skoog, Holler, Nieman, Kostarakis Editions (ISBN 978-960-87655-7-3)
2. ΄΄Modern techniques in chemical analysis΄΄ Pecsok, Shields, Cairns, McWilliam, Pnevmatikos EditionsΕκδόσεις (ISBN: 960-7258-27-4)