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This subject will outline advanced methods in the automation of chemical analysis based on the use of batch, robotic and flow analysers. There will be a particular emphasis on flow injection and sequential injection analysis, focussing on clinical, industrial and environmental applications.
Intended learning outcomes
Students completing this subject should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of automatic chemical analysis and decide if the purchase of an automatic analyser is economically justified.
- Demonstrate an understanding of features of the main types of automatic chemical analysers.
- Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles flow analysis and potential applications of flow analysers.
- Demonstrate an increased knowledge and understanding of chemical science
- Use investigative skills, critical thought and the ability to evaluate information and to analyse experimental data.
- advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills
- an ability to evaluate the professional literature
- an understanding of the changing knowledge base
- a capacity to apply concepts developed in one area to a different context
- the ability to use conceptual models to rationalize experimental observations
Last updated: 18 December 2020