30 credits at level HE7
To gain familiarity with the practical and theoretical concepts in analysis of petrochemical materials, using a range of spectroscopic and chromatographic techniques
Principles of Spectroscopic Analysis
Ultaraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy
Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Infrared and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Principles of Chromatography
Thin Layer Chromatography
Automatated TLC Iatroscan Analysis
High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Hyphenated Techniques, GC-MS, LC-MS
An intensive course of lectures and workshops over 5 –10 days will be used to introduce the participants to the subject matter. Each participant will be provided with a structured learning package in order to develop their knowledge, comprehension and application of the material presented.
The module will be offered to specific industries and tailored to their in-house requirements, the strategies of teaching and learning may be varied in order to provide the maximum benefit to the participants.
This module will be assessed by completion of all the assignments. This must be submitted in three parts, a, b and c of increasing depth and application at monthly intervals form the end of the short course. This will allow formal feedback during the remote phase of the module.
Lectures 20 hours
Workshops 5 hours
Practical work 5 hours
Background reading 90 hours
Structured Learning Package 90 hours
Assignments 90 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Relate the physics of molecular properties to the analytical applications||Identify the processes occurring when materials are subjected to differing energies of electromagnetic radiation|
|2.||Understand the priciples of instrumentation of spectroscopic techniques||Use, describe and explain the processes occurring in taking spectroscopic measurements|
|3.||Understand the principles of separation driving all chromatographic techniques||Predict the behaviour of different combinations of mixtures in different separating media.|
|4.||Be able to use chromatographic instruments and correctly set up conditions for specific analyses||Describe and Perform a range of analyses|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Short answer questions and simple problem solving||More Complex problem solving and comprehension exercise from published work||Case Study, requiring novel solution|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
D A Skoog, D M West, F J Holler and S R Crouch Analytical Chemistry 7th Ed, Harcourt (2001)
D A Harris, Quantitative Chemical Analysis 6th Ed, W H Freeman and Co, New York, (2003)
F.W. Fifield, Principles and Practice of Analytical Chemistry, Blackwell UK (2000)
G D Christian, Analytical Chemistry 4th Ed J Wiley (1996)
|Host Subject Group:|
|User Name||Date Accessed||Action|