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 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Online *
Wagga Wagga Campus
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Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Wine and Food Sciences
Assumed Knowledge
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 4 day Compulsory Residential School.
Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.