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CHEM 6609 - Analytical Chemistry 2

Chemistry Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

`Students apply the principles and laboratory procedures for the modern instrumental methods of chemical analysis routinely used in biotechnology: spectroscopic methods including visible, ultraviolet and infrared spectroscopy, chromatography (gas and high performance liquid chromatography), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry, electrochemistry and electrophoresis. Specific emphasis will be given to the correct operation and troubleshooting of all instruments used. A laboratory-based project will require the students to demonstrate teamwork, leadership and problem solving skills.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the principle of operation of instruments being used for analysis in biotechnology.
  • Assess the advantages and the limitations of selected instruments used for analysis in biotechnology.
  • Apply the principles of analysis to instrumental analytical methodology through proper standard and sample preparation.
  • Perform analysis using the following instrumentation: visible, ultraviolet and infrared spectrometers, gas, liquid and ion chromatographs, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.
  • Interpret data pertaining to instrumental analytical methods.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

CHEM 6609 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Honours in Biotechnology
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Bachelor of Science


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