UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

CHEM8801 Analytical Chemistry for Molecular Analysis Part 1

Credit 6 points
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AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)on-campus
Content Students must enrol concurrently in parts 1 to 4 of this unit. The unit comprises an advanced study of modern analytical instrumentation used for the analysis of molecular compounds. These topics are designed primarily to provide students with a deeper understanding of the use of equipment, its shortcomings and strengths, and to detail hyphenated techniques for classical organic molecular analysis. Interpretive protocols, the use of databases and experimental design are also covered in detail. Laboratory work includes a small research project.
Outcomes This unit exposes students to advanced molecular analytical techniques and their application in modern analytical laboratories and trains them in analytical experimental design and interpretive protocols.
Assessment This comprises laboratory reports (20 per cent); two written assignments and one major investigative project/method development assignment (30 per cent); and written examinations (50 per cent).

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Matthew Piggott
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Science (Analytical Chemistry) (51550)
Contact hours lectures: 14.5 hours; labs: 17.5 hours; site visits/workshops: 5.25 hours
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/CHEM8801/SEM-1/2017
Text

Patrick, G. L. An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, 3rd edn: OUP 2005


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