Lecture Schedule

Jan 21-22 Introduction and Electronic Signals, Digital Electronics (Chapters 1-3)
Jan 27.29 Signals and Noise, Sensitivity, Detection Limit (Chapters 4)
Feb 3-5 Introduction to Spectrometry (Chapters 5-6)

Molecular Spectroscopy (Chapters 7-9, 12-13)

Feb 10-12 Atomic Spectrometry (Chapters 10 - 11)
Feb. 11 at 10am-12am CH219 - Additional lecture - Experimental errors, Sensitivity
Feb 17 HOLIDAY - NO CLASSES
Feb 18-19 ICP, ICP/MS , Electrochemistry (Chapters 19-22)
MIDTERM 1 (Chapters 1-13, 19-22) Take home assignments
Feb 24-26 Mass Spectrometry (Chapters 18)
Feb. 25 at 11am-12am CH219 - Additional lecture - TBA
Midterm exam due
Mar 3-5 Introduction to Chemical Separations, Gas Chromatography (Chapters 24-25)
Mar 10-12 Gas Chromatography (Chapter 25 plus Handouts and Reserve)
Mar 17-19 "Pittcon" no lectures
Mar 24-26 SPRING RECESS - NO CLASSES
Apr 1-2 MIDTERM 2 (Chapters 18, 24 - 26), HPLC Introduction
Apr 7-9 HPLC Instrumentation (Handouts and Reserve)
Apr 14-16 HPLC Theory, Method development
Apr 21-23 HPLC Reversed Phase, Normal Phase, IEX, GPC
Apr 28-30 Sample Preparation Methods (Handouts and Reserve)
May 5-7 Advanced Separation Topics (Handouts and Reserve, Chapter 27)
May 13 FINAL EXAM 11 am - 1 pm, Corrigan Hall Room 81 (Cumulative)