Learning outcomes of the course unit
The objective of this course is to provide students, through theoretical lectures and exercises in the classroom, knowledge relating to principles of chemical equilibrium, calculation of pH of acid, base and saline solutions and principles and applications of the main techniques of volumetric analysis.
The objective of this course is to provide students knowledge relating to principles and applications of the main instrumental analytical techniques
To sit the Analytical Chemistry exam the candidate must have taken the General Chemistry exam.
Course contents summary
Introduction to analytical chemistry: qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis. Traditional methods and instrumental methods of analysis. Units of measure.
Ways of expressing the concentration of solutions.
Principle of chemical equilibrium.
Definition of acids and bases.
Principles of volumetric analysis.
Qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Classical and instrumental analytical methods.
Validation of analytical methods.
Atomic absorption spectrophotometry.
Liquid chromatography (LC).
Column liquid chromatography.
High pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC).
Testi consigliati e bibliografia
- P. Michelin Lausarot, G.A. Vaglio “Stechiometria per la chimica generale” Piccin
- D.C. Harris “Chimca analitica quantitativa” Zanichelli
- D.S. Hage, J.D. Carr "chimica analitica e analisi quantitativa" Piccin
Assessment methods and criteria
written and oral exam