Course Department: 
Chemistry
Course Frequency: 
Annually
Course Description: 

The application of instrumentation to chemical research and analysis has had a dramatic impact on the field of chemistry. This course provides an in-depth look inside modern chemical instrumentation, such as molecular UV-Vis, IR, and fluorescence spectroscopy, atomic absorption and emission spectroscopy, electrochemistry, gas and liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry. One four-hour laboratory session per week is included. Laboratory work provides hands-on experience with instrumental design, quantitative analytical methods, and experimental method development. Prerequisite: Chemistry 231; Prerequisites or co-requisites: Chemistry 222 and Physics 111 or Physics 115. One and one-half units.

Course Number: 

300