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Analytical Separation Techniques and Sensors KRA510


This unit is intended for students studying the Master of Applied Science (Chemistry) and will be based upon the material in KRA344 with extended assessment and examination items. For more information regarding this unit consult the Unit Coordinator.


This unit concentrates on instrumental methods of analysis and provides a sound foundation to the theory and application of modern analytical techniques. This unit is of importance to all who rely on the use of instrumental analysis in their field of endeavour. Topics within this unit include gas and liquid chromatography, electrophoresis, elemental and molecular spectroscopy, portable analytical technology and electrochemistry and sensors.

The laboratory program reinforces concepts introduced in lectures and gives students experience in good laboratory practice and protocol, and hands-on experience of modern analytical instrumentation.

Overall this unit presents theory and practice of instrumental analysis in a context relevant and key to all areas of scientific study including, but not limited to the physical sciences, biotechnology, medical and biomedical research, life sciences, earth sciences, and pharmaceutical science areas.


Unit name Analytical Separation Techniques and Sensors
Unit code KRA510
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Chemistry
Coordinator Professor Michael Breadmore
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


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