ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II

Compulsory / Teaching hours per week: 4 / Laboratory hours per week: 3 /Assessment: final exam at the end of each term or September/ Credits: 9)

Teachers: 

E. Bakeas – course coordinator (Assoc. Professor), 
E. Lianidou (Professor), 
A. Economou (Professor), 
I. Panderi (Professor), 
Laboratory works : E. Bakeas (Assoc. Professor), E. Melliou, P. Stathopoulos (EDIP)

Course site (e-class): eclass.uoa.gr/courses/PHARM173/ 

Topics:

  • Introduction to Instrumental Analysis.
  • Statistical errors and statistical analysis of analytical data
  • Electrochemical techniques
  • Spectrometric techniques: spectrometry UV-Vis, Infrared spectroscopy, Molecular fluorescence, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry,  Flame Atomic Emission Spectrometry
  • Introduction to separation techniques, extraction techniques, ion-exchange extraction. Chromatographic techniques: Thin Layer and paper Chromatography,  Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, Electrophoresis
  • Kinetic and enzymatic analytical methods.
  • Topics of Laboratory courses:
    • A) Electrochemical techniques: Potentiometric determination of fluorides in water and toothpastes. Potentiometric titration of acetic acid. Coulometric determination of ascorbic acid, polarographic determination of metal ions.
    • B) Spectrometric techniques: Spectrometric determination of ferrum (ferroin method), IR spectroscopy (interpretation of spectra), Determination of quinine in tonic water by Fluorescence, Flame emission spectrometric determination of calcium, determination of zinc in insulin preparations by atomic absorption spectrometry,
    • C) Chromatography: Paper chromatography of metal ions, gas chromatographic determination of organic acids, HPLC analysis of acetyl salicylic acid in pharmaceutical preparations.