Instrumental and structure analysis
FCH-MCA_ISAAcad. year: 2018/2019
Fundamentals, instrumentation and usage of methods of chemical, physical and structure analysis. Separation methods: chromatography methods-gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, supercritical fluid chromatography; electrophoresis, isotachophoresis. Ion mobility spectrometry. Field-flow fractionation. Thermal analysis: thermogravimetry, differential thermal analysis, differential scanning calorimetry. X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Mass spectrometry organic and inorganic. Infrared and Raman spectrometry. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. Electron spin resonance spectrometry. Moessbauer spectrometry. Hyphenated techniques.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Completion of this course will increase students' competence in the following way:
a) Students will know the principles of instrumental analytical methods used in routine analytical practice
b) Students will master the methods of interpretation of the obtained measurement results both in qualitative and in quantitative terms
c) Students will be able to creatively optimize the selection of analytical techniques in solving specific analytical problem
Basic knowladge of physics, general chemistry, physical chemistry, inorganic, organic, analytical chemistry and biochemistry.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Štulík K. a kol.: Analytické separační metody. Univerzita Karlova, Karolinum, Praha 2005. (CS)
Němcová M., Čermáková L., Rychlovský P.: Spektrometrické analytické metody. Univerzita Karlova, Karolinum Praha 1997. (CS)
Sommer L.: Teoretické základy analytické chemie I., II., III. VUT Brno, Brno 1995. (CS)
Kellner R., Mermet J. M., Otto M., Widmer H. M.: Analytical Chemistry. Willey-VCH, Weinheim 1998. (EN)
E-learning (podklady k přednáškám z předmětu Instrumentální a strukturní analýza). (CS)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Oral examination within the range of discussed topics. Assessed is the knowledge of the principles of analytical methods including their specifics and creative ability of solution of given analytical problem.
Language of instruction
1st-3rd week: Separation methods
Chromatography - gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, supercritical fluid chromatography, ion chromatography;
Electromigration techniques: electrophoresis, isotachophoresis, isoelectric focusation, micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography, gel electrophoresis, capillary electrochromatography.
4th-6th week: Molecular spectrometry
Infrared spectrometry, Raman spectrometry, UV-VIS spectrophotometry, luminescence.
7th-8th week: Atomic spectrometry - Atomic emission spectrometry, atomic absorption spectrometry, atomic fluorescence spectrometry.
9th-11th week: Mass spectrometry (principles, instrumentation, introduction to MS spectra interpretation). Hyphenated techniques.
12th-13th week: Nuclear magnetic resonance, electron spin resonance.
The aim of this course is:
- to familiarize students with selected instrumental analytical methods used in the analytical practice
- to give them a thorough overview of the basic characteristics of these methods
- to teach students how to choose the optimal instrumental method for the concrete analytical problem
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme NKCP_SCH Master's
branch NKCO_SCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NPCP_SCH Master's
branch NPCO_SCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NPCP_CHTOZP Master's
branch NPCO_CHTOZP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NKCP_CHTOZP Master's
branch NKCO_CHTOZP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NKCP_CHTP Master's
branch NKCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NPCP_CHTP Master's
branch NPCO_CHTP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NPCP_MA Master's
branch NPCO_MA , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NPCP_CHM Master's
branch NPCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme NKCP_CHM Master's
branch NKCO_CHM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
- Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning
branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer