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LYCOMING COLLEGE                                          ADVANCED ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
CHEMISTRY 443, 2000                                                                              (Instrumental Analysis)

DESCRIPTION:   A study of instrumental analytical methods with emphasis on quantitative applications of chromatographic, electrochemical, and spectroscopic techniques.

CLASS HOURS:   Lecture: MWF, 11:30 - 12:20 a.m.;   Lab: T 1:00 - 4:50 p.m.

INSTRUCTOR:   Dr. David A. Franz    Office: 321-4181    Home: 326-7594     E-mail: franz@lycoming.edu

OFFICE HOURS:   MWF, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.;   MF, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.;   or by appointment

TEXT:   Harris, D. C. Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 5th Ed.; Freeman: New York, 1999.  Readings from other texts and sources will also be made.

LAB POLICIES:   Safety glasses and bound lab notebook required; no bare feet, sandals or shorts in lab.  Carbons of lab data are due at the end of the day work is done.  Written lab reports will be due one week following completion of each experiment, or as announced.  Late reports will be docked five points plus one point per day late.

EXAMS:   There will be three hour exams and a comprehensive final (ACS Standardized).  Exam dates:
  February 15, Tuesday lab period
  March 21, Tuesday lab period
  April 11, Tuesday lab period

HOMEWORK: Will be assigned regularly, collected and checked.
 
GRADING SCHEME:
 
 
 
 
 Exams 
 Final
 Lab Experiments
 Class, HW           
 TOTAL 
300
120
300   
  80
800
Extra Credit:  3 pts added for each Chem Colloquium attended, in excess
of class absences; max of 21 pts; grade boost limited to one fractional change (e.g., B to B+)  Class absences: 3 pts @ deducted in excess of 3 absences.

 Letter grades will be assigned on the following basis:
100-91%  =  A  88-87%  =  B+   78-77%  =  C+   68-67%  =  D+   <59% =  F
90-89%    =  A-  86-81%  =  B  76-71%  =  C  66-61%  =  D
 80-79%  =  B-  70-69%  =  C-  60-59%  =  D-
Week General Topic Chapter Laboratory
1 Jan 10  Separation Theory  23   1.    GC using Int. Std.
2 Jan 17  Gas Chromatography (GC)  24   2. HPLC - computer intro.
3 Jan 24  High Performance Liquid Chrom. (HPLC)  25   3. HPLC - lab exp.
4 Jan 31  Capillary Electrophoresis (CE and CIA)  26   4. GC-MS
5 Feb 07  Mass Spectrometry (MS and GC-MS)  24    Field Trip
6 Feb 14  Fundamentals of Electrochemistry  14     EXAM I
7 Feb 21  Potentiometry & ISE's; Electrodepositions  15   5. I-/Cl- & Nernst Eqn.
   Feb 28  SPRING BREAK    
8 Mar 06  Coulometry; Voltammetry & Polarography  17   6. ISE's
9 Mar 13  Voltammetry: advanced techniques  18   7. Voltammetry
10 Mar 20  Spectrophotometry; UV-VIS  19     EXAM II
11 Mar 27  Fluorescence;  Spectrophotometers  20, 21   8. pKi by UV-VIS
12 Apr 03  Atomic Spectroscopy (AA/FE)  22   9. AA using Std Addns
13 Apr 10  IR and Fourier Transform IR (FTIR)  21     EXAM III; Check-out
14 Apr 17  Evals; Thermal Methods; Applied Problems   -     Field Trip
15 Apr 24  Final Exams    


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