Page icon PMLTEST506A Apply Spectrometric Techniques

Page icon Section 1. Prepare for the Analytical Procedures

Task 1. Identification of samples and standard methods

Page icon Step 1. Identification of samples and standard methods
Page icon Step 2. Method review

Task 2. PPE and safety procedures

Page icon Step 1. PPE and safety procedures
Page icon Step 2. Gas cylinders and safety

Task 3. Sample description and reporting

Page icon Step 1. Sample description and reporting
Page icon Step 2. A special system for managing samples

Task 4. Sample preparation

Page icon Step 1. What sample preparation is about
Page icon Step 2. More about sample preparation

Page icon Section 2. Spectroscopic Concepts and Principles

Page icon Task 1. Understanding spectroscopy
Page icon Task 2. Shedding light on electromagnetic radiation
Page icon Task 3. How light behaves
Page icon Task 4. About colour
Page icon Task 5. Here's to Beer Law

Page icon Section 3. UV-Vis Spectroscopy - Principles and Analysis

Task 1. UV-Vis Absorption

Page icon Step 1. The basis of UV-Vis spectra
Page icon Step 2. Measures used to characterise UV-Vis peaks
Page icon Step 3. Absorption of UV-Vis radiation and organic compounds
Page icon Step 4. Absorption of UV-Vis radiation and inorganic compounds
Page icon Step 5. UV-Vis Spectroscopy and qualitative/quantitative analysis


Task 2. UV-Vis Instrumentation

Page icon Step 1. The spectrophotometer
Page icon Step 2. Types of spectrophotometer


Task 3. Quantitative Analysis

Page icon Step 1. Choice of solvent
Page icon Step 2. Analytical wavelength
Page icon Step 3. Deviations from Beer’s Law


Page icon Task 4. Virtual Spectrophotometer

Page icon Task 5. Report Results

Page icon Section 4. Atomic Absorption Spectrometry - Principles and Analysis

Task 1. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy

Page icon Step 1. The basis of atomic absorption spectra
Page icon Step 2. How AAS works


Task 2. AAS Instrumentation

Page icon Step 1. AAS light source
Page icon Step 2. Flame Atomiser
Page icon Step 3. Graphite Furnace Atomiser
Page icon Step 4. AAS Monochromator
Page icon Step 5. AAS Detector
Page icon Step 6. Types of Spectrophotometer

Task 3. Quantitative Analysis

Page icon Step 1. Analytical Wavelength and Solvents
Page icon Step 2. Deviations from Beers Law

Page icon Task 4. Analysis on an AAS

Page icon Task 5. Report Results

Page icon Section 5. Structural Elucidation

Task 1. Mass spectrometry (MS)

Page icon Step 1. Identifying samples and standard methods
Page icon Step 2. Interpreting mass spectra

Task 2. Infrared spectrometry (IR)

Page icon Step 1. The infrared spectrophotometer
Page icon Step 2. Interpreting infrared spectra

Task 3. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry (NMR)

Page icon Step 1. The nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer
Page icon Step 2. Interpreting nuclear magnetic resonance spectra

Page icon Task 4. Structural elucidation in practice

Page icon Final Assessment


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Page icon Activities