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Chemistry 4631 Spring 2009 Lecture: MWF 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. Room 352 Chemistry. Instructor: Dr. Teresa D. Golden. Chemistry 279, 565-2888, firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours: TTh 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Room 207B Chemistry. Course Material: Text: Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6th ed.; (Skoog/Holler/Crouch). This course covers electronics, spectroscopy, electrochemistry, chromatography, and selected topics. Prereq: Chem 3451/3452 Quantitative Analysis. Homework: Homework will be assigned from the problems at the end of each chapter and spectral interpretations. Exams: There will be 3-4 exams and a comprehensive final exam. Also there will be quizzes over the reading assignments given periodically throughout the semester. Dates for exams will be announced one week ahead of time. The final is scheduled for 5/15/2009 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in Room 352. *Absolutely no make-up exams will be given without a signed physician’s note. Grading: Exams, quizzes, and assignments will each be given a total point value. The student’s final grade will be: (the total number of points received/total number of points possible) x 100. Guaranteed Course Grade: A – 90% B – 80% C – 70% D – 60% F < 60% Additional Information: (a) According to University policy, the grade of I (incomplete) cannot be given as a substitute for a failing grade in a course. (b) Statement of ADA Compliance: The chemistry department cooperates with the Office of Disability Accommodations to make reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. If applicable, please present your request along with an official written verification from the ODA before the end of the first week of classes. Chemistry 4631 Spring 2009 Course Outline WEEK CLASS ASSIGNMENT TOPICS Ch. 1 & 6 Intro, Stats, Data Analysis, Electromagnetic 1 Spectrum, Quantum Theory Ch. 6 & 7 General Components of Optical 2 Instruments Ch. 13 & 14 UV-Visible Spectroscopy Theory and 3 Spectra Interpretation Ch. 16 & 17 IR Spectroscopy Theory and 4 Instrumentation, IR Spectra Interpretation 5 Ch. 15 Fluorescence Spectroscopy Theory Ch. 15 & 8 Fluorescence Spectroscopy 6 Instrumentation, Atomic Spectroscopy Theory Ch. 8 & 9 Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy 7 Instrumentation Ch. 19 NMR Theory, Instrumentation, and Spectra 8 Interpretation 9 Spring Break Ch. 11 & 20 Mass Spectroscopy Instrumentation and 10 Spectra interpretation 11 Ch. 22 & 23 Intro to Electrochemistry, Potentiometry 12 Ch. 24 & 25 Coulometry and Voltammetry Techniques Ch. 26 Intro to Chromatography, Chromatography 13 Theory 14 Ch. 27 Gas Chromatography Instrumentation Ch. 28 High Performance Liquid Chromatography 15 Instrumentation 16 Selected Topics 17 Final Exam (ACS) 8:00 -10:00 a.m. Other Chapters covered if time: Ch. 2-5, 12, 18, 29, & 30 Test will cover the following topics: UV/vis and IR Fluorescence, AS, NMR Interpreting UV, IR, MS, & NMR spectra Electrochemistry GC, HPLC, & TLC Final: Comprehensive Research Paper Chem. 4631 Advances in Analytical Instrumentation Research the chemistry literature on new or improved analytical instrumentation techniques. Paper must follow ACS guidelines. Good places to start: o Analytical Chemistry Journal o Chemical Abstracts o ACS Journals o Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry o Chemical Reviews o Elsevier Journals under Science Direct Write a short abstract over the topic with a short reference list for approval – Due 02/9/09 (10pts) Write an outline of your research paper with detailed reference list– Due 03/11/09 (30 pts) Complete Research Paper – Due 4/22/09 (100 pts) Your Research Paper will count as one Test grade for the course (140 points) Format of Paper I. Title Page Name, semester, course, professor, title of paper. II. Abstract 100 - 200 words III. Introduction General overview of instrument, where does it fit? - spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, etc... IV. Experimental Instrumentation, what are the components, how are they arranged, what is their purpose, show diagrams, specs V. Theory How does the instrument work, what are the fundamental principles, equations (mathematical and/or chemical). VI. Applications For what applications is the instrument used, table, how is the analysis done, what existing problem does the instrument help solve, how is it an improvement over previous techniques or instruments for this application. VII. References ACS format, Numbered with Complete bibliography *Any plagiarism in the report will result in a failing grade. Use your own words; if you are not sure about any section or part of your writing come see me for help.
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