|Lecture notes CM3024, Dr. M. Pravda, 2012 - 2013|
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY - COMMON TOPICS
Lecture 1 - Introduction to analytical chemistry, Aim and scope of analytical chemistry, Analytical procedure, Sampling methods, Classification of analytical methods.
Lecture 2 - Sample preparation methods - Dilution, Preconcentration, Decomposition, Derivatisation.
Lecture 3 - Tools of the trade
Lecture 4 - Wet methods I. - Gravimetry, Volumetric methods.
Lecture 5 - Wet methods II. - Acid-base titrations, calculation of pH value of aqueous solutions of weak acids and bases, Titration curves, Acid-base indicators, pH at the equivalence, Buffers, Titration of polyprotic acids, Primary Standards in acidimetry and alkalimetry
ANALYTICAL ELECTROCHEMISTRY - INTRODUCTION
Lecture 6 - Introduction to electrochemistry, charge, potential, current, conductivity, mobility, resistance, electrochemical cells, EMF, anode, cathode, Gibbs free energy and EMF, the Nernst equation, equilibrium constant, standard reduction potential, Potentiometry, Reference electrodes, membrane electrodes, glass pH electrode, direct potentiometry, potentiometric titration
Lecture 7 - Wet methods III. - Redox titrations
Lecture 8 - Conductometry, molar conductivity, weak and strong electrolytes, direct conductometry, conductometric titrations, introduction to voltammetric methods and electrochemical reactions
DATA ANALYSIS - CHEMOMETRICS
Lecture 9 - Basic statistics, Univariate methods, data, errors, probability distributions, mean, standard deviation, variance, relative standard deviation, standard error of measurement, confidence intervals, order statistics, median, quartiles, boundaries, box graph, outliers, skewness, curtosis
Lecture 10 - Calibration, Bivariate data, Linear Regression, slope, intercept, Non-Linear Regression, least squares method, analysis of residuals, regression model, heteroscedasticity, correlation coefficient, coefficient of determination, iteration, convergence
11 - Statistical testing
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List of common pH indicators - structure, transition point, colour change
List of common redox indicators - structure, transition point, colour change
About buffer solutions
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updated by M. Pravda 21 Sep 2012