Analytical Chemistri Intro Essay

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Analytical Chemistry I

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Course Outlines
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LU1 :Analytical Chemistry Overview LU2: Measurements and Data Treatment LU3: Stoichiometric Calculations LU4: General Concepts of Chemical Equilibrium LU5: Gravimetric Methods LU6: Acid-Base Equilibria LU7: Acid-base titrations LU8: Analytical Separations

Course Assessment
Laboratory reports (15%)  Assignments (15%)  MidTerm Examination (30%)  Final Examination (40%)


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References
1. Christian, G.D. (2003). Analytical Chemistry, 6th edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons. 2. Harvey, D. (2000). Modern Analytical Chemistry. New York: McGraw Hill Book Co. 3. Kellner, R., Mermet, J.M., Otto, M.,Valcarel, M. and Widmer, H.M (Editors). (2004). Analytical
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E.g. 1: Analysis of chemical contents in drinking water. E.g. 2: Analysis of cyclopenicillone, a unique cyclopentenone from the cultures of Penicillium decumbens. E.g. 3: Analysis of Pb in aquatic organisms, plants and animals.

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Geology Geophysics Geochemistry Palaeontology Paleobiology

Biology Botany Genetics Microbiology Molecular biology Zoology

Chemistry
Biochemistry Inorganic chem. Organic chem. Physical chem.

Physics Astrophysics Biophysics

Environmental sciences

Ecology Meteorology Oceanography

Analytical chemistry
Medicine Agriculture
Agronomy Animal science Crop science Food science Soil science Horticulture

Engineering Civil Chemical Electrical Mechanical

Clinical chem. Medicinal chem. Pharmacy Toxicology

Social sciences Archaeology Anthropology

Material Science Metallurgy Polymers Solid state

Analytical chemistry is entangled in almost every branch of our lives. From solving crimes to weeding out harmful chemicals used in consumer products or helping break new ground in the medical field.
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Quantitative analysis


Gravimetric analysis – Methods based on a measured weight i.e., to measure suspended solids in a water sample: A known volume of water is filtered and the collected solids are weighed. Volumetric analysis – Methods based on a measured volume i.e., to determine the acidity of a sample of

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