CHM213 Analytical Chemistry (8)


The philosophy of the analytical method is introduced via a study of commonly used analytical techniques. The latter include chromatographic, spectroscopic and electrochemical procedures. Classical wet chemical methods are reviewed.

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Session 2
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
Distance*Wagga Wagga Campus
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Wine and Food Sciences

Enrolment restrictions


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
* have an appreciation of the general philosophy of the analytical approach to qualitative and quantitative analysis including the need for accuracy and precision;
* be able to perform basic gravimetric, volumetric, chromatographic, electrochemical and spectroscopic calculations;
* have knowledge of a range of common wet chemical and instrumental techniques used in quantitative and qualitative analysis.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Terminology of analytical chemistry (accuracy, precision, sensitivity, detection limit, selectivity, specificity, etc); The analytical method; Comparison of analytical techniques; Electrochemical analysis; Chromatographic analysis; Spectroscopic analysis.

Residential School

This subject contains a compulsory 4 day residential school.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.