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Items to cover today: 1. Info sheets 2. Syllabus 3. Quiz 4. Intro to chemical analysis & statistics
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Analytical Chemistry 1) Qualitative analysis – What’s in it? 2) Quantitative analysis – How much is in it? e.g. Pharmacy – drugs Medicine – blood analysis Environmental studies – pollution, water quality, air quality Forensics – crime scenes, terrorism Agrochemicals – food chemistry All depend on chemical analysis (or metrology) All depend on analytical skills – how to breakdown a problem
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Basic concepts to remember from freshman chem 1) Review Chapter 1 making solutions various units of concentration analytical (total) vs. equilibrium (K eq ) molarity (M) dilutions c 1 V 1 =c 2 V 2 ppm C vpm = mass solute x 10 6 ppm mass solution ppb 2) Basic Lab Concepts (useful for CHEM 318) Review Chapter 2 proper use of glassware and analytical balance
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Math tools for quantitative analysis => error analysis Every experiment has error – need ways to assess significance of a result 1
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2010 for the course CHEM 315 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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