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CH921 Frontier Instrumental Techniques for Molecular Analytical Science

Introductory description

To introduce students from a range of different backgrounds to advanced analytical techniques. To ensure students appreciate the links between need for measurement, instrumentation design, data quality and data analysis.

Assessment group C3
  Weighting Study time
Written Reports and Presentations 50%  

This will be a portfolio assignment which might include:
workshop report; research literature report, laboratory visit report; research proposal “Dragon’s Den” presentation

Written Examination (Locally Held) 50%  

Standard written exam

Indicative reading list

D.A. Skoog, D.M. West, and F.J. Holler, Crouch, Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 9th Edition
D.C. Harris, Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 7th edition.
Holler, Skoog, Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6th Edition.
Circular and linear dichroism, A. Rodger and B. Nordén, Oxford University Press, 1997
Spin Dynamics, Basics of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Malcolm H. Levitt, Wiley 2001, ISBN 0 471 48922 0
Primary literature in the relevant fields, to be updated annually.

Module leader:
Prof Claudia Blindauer