Analytical Chemistry I

The course serves as an introduction to analytical methods and their applications. Sample preparation, method selection, techniques, calculations and data handling are addressed as they apply to different types of chemical analysis. This course introduces the chemical principles behind gravimetric and volumetric methods of analysis. Problem-solving is strongly emphasized. The laboratory portion of this course emphasizes good laboratory technique and practices. Accuracy and precision of analytical results as well as documentation and presentation of laboratory results are evaluated.