Chemistry 226

Module code CHM 226
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Theory: Introduction to instrumental chemical analysis. Integration of electronic, chemical, optical and computer principles for the construction of analytical instrumentation. Detail discussion of principles and some instrumental methods from three disciplines within analytical chemistry, namely electrochemistry, spectroscopy and chromatography. This includes potentiometry, (AA) atomic absorption-, (ICP) atomic emission-, ultraviolet (UV)-, and infrared (IR) spectroscopy, potentiometric and photometric titrations, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography as well as combinations of these techniques. Practical: IR spectroscopy, UV spectroscopy, AA spectroscopy, potentiometric titration, gas chromatography.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites CHM 171 or CHM 172 and CHM 181
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 6 ppw
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemistry
Period of presentation Semester 2

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