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CHEM 5414 - Analytical Principles
This course is an in-depth examination of the chemistry and mathematical underpinnings connected to classical chemical calculations and wet chemical methods that form the foundation of modern quantitative chemistry. Using only a balance, buret and various classical volumetric devices, students will develop skills and understanding of gravimetric, titrimetric, complexometric, argentometric and redox methodologies. The course contains a thorough coverage of the manifold concentration systems and conversions as well as complete treatment of the details of equilibrium equations connected to precipitation, acid-base reactions, buffers, complexation and redox. Non-ideal corrections, notably Debye-Huckel theory, will also be covered.