School of Chemical Sciences


Course details: CHEM240 Measurement and Analysis in Chemistry and Health Sciences

Description: An introduction to physico-chemical principles and techniques underlying a wide range of modern analytical methods used in chemistry and biomedical science. Topics include chromatographic methods for the separation of complex mixtures, application of modern electrochemical and spectroscopic techniques to analytical problems, and methods for assessing the reliability of results. Experiments illustrating these principles are an integral part of this course.

Semester: First Semester
Coordinator: Paul Kilmartin
Phone: + 64 9 3737599 ext 88473
Room: 301-629B
Email: b.fedrizzi@auckland.ac.nz
Laboratory: 6 laboratories (6 x 3 hours)
Prerequisite: Either CHEM 110 and CHEM 120 or B- in CHEM 110 or CHEM 120. An understanding of basic mathematics at the level covered in MATHS 102 will also be assumed.
Restrictions: CHEM 243
Assessment: Final examination 50%; one test 15%; Assignments 10%; laboratories 25%