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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 2 Apr.) 
31 Mar. Atomic & Molecular Abs. Processes Skoog, Chp. 24, 26, 28  Activity: 26, 29  Activity: 25, 27, 28, 30 (due 2 Apr.) 
2 Apr. IR Spectroscopy: Vibrational Modes Skoog Chp. 26C Activity: 22  Activity: 23 - 27 (due Apr. 16)
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  Activity: 40 and 41  Activity: 43, Skoog: 25-7, 25-8, 25-9 (due Apr.23)
16 Apr. Intro to Absorption Spectrophotometers Skoog Chp. 25  Activity: 45  See Above 
21 Apr. Mass Spectra Interpretation Skoog Chp. 29  Activity Activity: 41 - 43 (due Apr. 23)
23 Apr. Intro to Chromatography Skoog Chp. 31 E Activity  Activity: 25 - 29 (due Apr. 30)
28 Apr.  Band Broadening Effects Skoog Chp. 31 E-5 Activity  Activity: 30, 32 - 34 (due Apr. 30)
30 Apr. GC or HPLC.  Which do You Choose?  Skoog Chp. 32, 33  Activity  See photo you took in class (due May 7)
5 May Intro to Gel Filtration Chromatography   Activity  Activity: 25 - 28 (due May 7) 
7 May TBA      
12 May Exam III      
14 May Exam III      
19 May TBA