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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. Inst. Calib.: Std. Additions   None None
3 Mar. Exam I Group through Interlab. comp.    
5 Mar. Exam I Individual through Interlab. comp.    
10 Mar. Interlab. Comparisons See "Further Reading"  Activity:22, 23 Activity: 24 (due 12 Mar.)
12 Mar. Inst. Calib: Internal Stds. Skoog, Chp. 8 D-3  Activity: 18  Activity: 19 & 20, Skoog: 8-21 (due 19 Mar.)
17 Mar. Linear Regression for Calibration Skoog, Chp. 8 D-2  Activity: 32  Activity: 29, Skoog: 8-17 a & b (due 19 Mar.) 
19 Mar. The Beer-Lambert Law Skoog, Chp. 24  None Activity: 22, 24, 25 (due 4 Apr.) 
31 Mar. Atomic & Molecular Abs. Processes Skoog, Chp. 24, 26, 28  Activity: 26, 29  Activity: 25, 27, 28, 30 (due 4 Apr.) 
2 Apr. IR Spectroscopy: Vibrational Modes Skoog Chp. 26C    
7 Apr. Exam II Group through Atomic & Mol.    
9 Apr. Exam II Individual through Atomic & Mol.     
14 Apr. Intro to Absorption Spectrophotometers Skoog Chp. 25     
16 Apr. Mass Spectra Interpretation Skoog Chp. 29     
21 Apr. Intro to Chromatography Skoog Chp. 31     
23 Apr. Band Broadening Effects      
28 Apr.  GC or HPLC.  Which do You Choose? Skoog Chp. 32, 33     
30 Apr. Intro to Gel Filtration Chromatography      
5 May TBA      
7 May TBA      
12 May Exam III      
14 May Exam III      
19 May TBA