CHEM 216

Analytical Chemistry

Prerequisites: CHEM 131 and CHEM 141, or any 200-level chemistry course. Co-requisite: Students are strongly encouraged to take CHEM 226. An introduction to the principles of analytical chemistry stressing proper methods of obtaining and handling data. Topics include statistical error analysis, propagation of error, methods of data reduction, sampling techniques, sample preparation, method validation, sample interferences, and complex equilibria. The course also explores classical analytical techniques and surveys methods using advanced instrumentation.

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