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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CHE 420
Title Instrumental Analysis for Clinical Chemists
Credits 4.0
Distribution Q
Prerequisites CHE321 and PHS212A or PHS222
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2093 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor
L21 2094 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 10:50am - 12:40pm MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor
D11 2095 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 F 10:50am - 12:40pm MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor
02 3679 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor
L22 3680 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 12:50pm - 2:40pm MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor
D12 3681 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 F 12:50pm - 2:40pm MH-424 Christine E MacTaylor

Description

This course will involve a study of the instrumentation, theoretical aspects and the application of physiochemical principles for the solution of analytical problems in the area of clinical chemistry. Ultraviolet-visible absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence and phosphorescence, nephalometry and turbidimetry, flame photometry, atomic absorption spectroscopy, ion exchange, gas, liquid, and thin layer chromatographics, specific ion potentiometry, radiochemical methods, and kinetic methods of analysis will be discussed. The laboratory will involve detailed investigation of important clinical, analytical problems utilizing the above-listed techniques. Three lecture hours, one two-hour laboratory discussion and one two-hour laboratory period per week.