Topic outline

  • General

    This course will provide students with a basic understanding of analytical chemistry and major aspects of quantitative chemical analysis. The course is an introductory part of a series of analytical chemistry courses for industrial chemistry program. It will concentrate upon descriptive analytical chemistry and analytical methods based on chemical equilibrium which include precipitation and volumetric analysis.

  • CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

    1.1 Analytical Methodology
    1.2 Selection of Analytical Techniques
    1.3 Concentration Units
    1.4 Preparation of Solutions
    1.5 Dilution
    1.6 Chemical Stoichiometry
  • CHAPTER 2: EXPERIMENTAL ERRORS AND STATISTICS

    2.1 Measurement and Readings

    2.2 Errors in Chemical Analysis

    2.3 Graph and Measurement

    2.4 Statistics to Data Evaluation

    2.5 Uncertainty in Chemical Analysis

  • CHAPTER 3: BASIC SKILLS IN CHEMICAL LABORATORY

    3.1  Analytical Balance

    3.2 Buoyancy

    3.3 Volume Measurement

    3.3.1 Burette

    3.3.2 Volumetric Flask

    3.3.3 Pipette

    3.3.4 Syringe

    3.4 Filtration

    3.5 Drying

    3.6 Calibration of Glassware

  • CHAPTER 4: SAMPLING AND SAMPLE PREPARATION

    4.1 Sampling

    4.1.1 Homogenization of Samples

    4.1.2 Sample Integrity

    4.1.3 Physical Separation

    4.1.4 Types of Sample

    4.1.5 Types of Sample Matrices

    4.2 Sample Preparation

    4.2.1 Percentage Recovery

    4.2.2 Optimization of Chemical Form

    4.2.3 Separation and Preconcentration Techniques

    4.2.4 Dissolution

  • CHAPTER 5: QUANTITATION AND CALIBRATION METHODS

    5.1 Response Factor

    5.2 Peak Area Measurement Methods

    5.2.1 Percent Composition

    5.2.2 Corrected Percent Peak Area

    5.3 Quantitation

    5.3.1 External Standard Calibration

    5.3.2 Internal Standard Calibration

    5.3.3 Standard Addition Method

    5.4 Calibration Method

    5.5 Linear Regression

    5.6 Noise

  • CHAPTER 6: INTRODUCTION TO TITRATION

    6.1 Equilibrium

    6.2 Le Chateliar's Principles

    6.3 Introduction to Titration

    6.4 Types of Titrimetry

    6.5 Titrant and Titrand

    6.6 Volumetric Calculations

  • CHAPTER 7: GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS

    7.1 Terms Used in Titrimetry

    7.2 Desirable Properties of Standard Solutions

    7.3 Volumetric Calculations

    7.4 Overview of Gravimetry

    7.5 Precipitation Gravimetry

    7.6 Volatization Gravimetry

    7.7 Particulate Gravimetry

  • CHAPTER 8: ACID-BASE TITRATION

    8.1 Solutions and Indicator for Acid/Base Titrations

    8.2 Titration of Strong Acids and Strong Bases

    8.3 Titration Curves for Weak Acids

    8.4 Titration Curves for Weak Bases

    8.5 The Composition of Solutions During Acids/Bases Titration

    8.6 Buffer Solutions

    8.7 Application of Neutralization Titrations

  • CHAPTER 9: PRECIPITATION TITRATIONS

    9.1 Introduction to Precipitation Titration

    9.2 Methods in Precipitation Titration

    9.2.1 Mohr's Method

    9.2.2 Fajan's Method

    9.2.3 Volhard Method

    9.3 Limitation of Precipitation Titration

    9.4 Applications of Precipitation Titration

    9.5 Precipitation Titration Curve Involving Silver Ion

    9.5.1 Applications of Standard Silver Nitrate Solutions

    9.5.2 Calculating the Titration Curve

  • CHAPTER 10: COMPLEXOMETRIC TITRATIONS

    10.1 Introduction Complexometric Titration

    10.2 Titration with Inorganic Complexing Agents

    10.3 Organic Complexing Agents

    10.4 Aminocarboxylic Acid Titrations