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CHEM 340 Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Instructor

Dr. Brian Gilbert 

Office: Murdock Hall 118

Office Hours: by appointment

Telephone: 503.883.2469

Email: bgilber@linfield.edu

Course Materials

Syllabus

Reading and Homework Assignments 

Date   In Class Activity Reading Assignment (before class)  Quiz questions (next class)  Homework Problems (due date) 
12 Feb. Sample Preparation  Skoog, Chp. 8 A - B  Activity: 31, 32  Activity: 33, 34: Skoog: 8-5,-6,-7,-8 (due 19 Feb.) 
17 Feb. Instrument Calibration Skoog, Chp. 8 C - D Activity: 36 Activity: 35 (due 19 Feb.)
19 Feb. Qual. Assur. Measures None Activity: 22, 24, 25 Activity: 21, 23 (due 26 Feb.)
24 Feb. Inst. Calib.: Std. Additions Skoog, Chp. 8 E Activity:  38, 40, 42, 44 Activity: 46, 48, 49 (due 26 Feb.) 
26 Feb. Interlab. Comparisons See "Further Reading"  None None
3 Mar. Exam I Group through Interlab. comp.    
5 Mar. Exam I Individual through Interlab. comp.    
10 Mar. Inst. Calib: Internal Stds.      
12 Mar. Sampling Error & Sampling Designs      
17 Mar. Linear Regression for Calibration      
19 Mar. The Beer-Lambert Law      
31 Mar. Atomic & Molecular Abs. Processes      
2 Apr. IR Spectroscopy: Vibrational Modes      
7 Apr. Exam II      
9 Apr. Exam II      
14 Apr. Intro to Absorption Spectrophotometers      
16 Apr. Mass Spectra Interpretation      
21 Apr. Intro to Chromatography      
23 Apr. Band Broadening Effects      
28 Apr.  GC or HPLC.  Which do You Choose?      
30 Apr. Intro to Gel Filtration Chromatography      
5 May TBA      
7 May TBA      
12 May Exam III      
14 May Exam III      
19 May TBA