Chemistry 480: Practical Instrumental Methods

CHM 480 is designed for chemistry majors who are planning on going onto a position in the chemical industries.  Students who are planning on going to graduate school are also encouraged to take this course.  The aim for this course is to develop competence in areas of chemical analysis using modern instrumentation.  The topics covered in this course include atomic and molecular spectroscopy, electrochemistry and separation methods.  Prerequisite: CI


Other useful chemistry links

Book Student Website

Buy/Rent the Textbook

Chemistry Seminar Schedule

Chemistry Department Website



Important CHM 411 handouts

Syllabus Spring 2016

Syllabus Overview

Presentation Guidelines

Signal To Noise

Signal to Noise Lecture

Intro to Spectroscopy

Intro to Spectroscopy Lecture

Atomic Spectroscopy

IR Spectroscopy

UV/Vis Spectroscopy

Intro to Separations



All labs can be found on VikingWeb

Midterm practice

Final Exam Practice