Course Code: EST 225 

Course Title : Instrumental Analysis

Weekly Class and Application Hours:2-2

Short Course Description: The main target of this course is to familiarize the students with the most important instrumental analysis methodsused in the area of environmental sciences and in particular, chemical quantitative and qualitative analysis. The course includes lectures andlaboratory exercises on the basic principles of operation (theoretical background), sample preparation methods and practical methods ofanalysis using basic analytical instrumentation. In particular, the following methods of analysis will be taught: High Performance LiquidChromatography (HPLC), UV-Vis Spectrophotometry (UV- Vis), Infrared Spectrophotometry (IR), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), GasChromatography (GC) and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS).

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, Seventh Edition By: James W. Robinson, Eileen Skelly Frame, George M. Frame II , 1264 Pages – 895 B/W Illustrations

  2. Principles of Instrumental Analysis 6th Edition by Douglas A. Skoog  (Author),  F. James Holler  (Author), Stanley R. Crouch  (Author)

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory