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LESSON PLAN

CHE 515 INSTRUMENTAL


CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERS
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

1.0 COURSE INFORMATION

COURSE NAME : INSTRUMENTAL CHEMISTRY FOR
ENGINEERS
COURSE CODE : CHE515
PROGRAM : EH220, EH221
SEMESTER : 3/4
CREDIT HOURS : 3.0
CONTACT HOURS : 5.0
COURSE STATUS : CORE (PASSING GRADE: C)
PRE-REQUISITE : Nil

2.0 SYNOPSIS
This is an advanced chemistry course. The topics covered concern the use of modern
analytical methods in elucidating chemical compounds.

3.0 OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Identify the most appropriate analytical method for structural determination and
environmental heavy metal pollution assessment.
2. Analyze spectra and determine the functionality and structure of an unknown substance.
3. Perform experiments to achieve a predetermined goal.

4.0 METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Lecture and Laboratory
Lecture : 2 hours/week
Laboratory : 3 hours/week

5.0 LESSON PLAN

Week Chapter/Content

Activities
1 2


Chapter 1:UV and Visible Spectroscopy
1.1 Excitation and Absorption Laws: HOMO and LUMO
1.2 Solvent Effects
1.3 Chromophores, Conjugation, Shifting
1.4 Electronic Transitions
1.5 Interpreting Spectra
1.6 Beer-Lambert Law

Read the
recommended text
and reference
books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion
3 4

Chapter 2: Infrared Spectroscopy
2.1 FTIR Components (Interferometer)
2.2 Molecular Vibrations and Absorption Frequencies
2.3 Type of Samples
2.4 Interpreting Spectra
2.5 Hyphenated Methods Involving IR
2.6 Applications
2.7 Analysis (Quantitative and qualitative)


Read the
recommended text
and reference
books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion
5 6

Chapter 3: Mass Spectroscopy
3.1 Ions Productions (Readily volatile and Poorly Volatile)
3.2 Relative Atomic Mass (RAM)
3.3 Structural Information
Read the
recommended text
and reference
LESSON PLAN
CHE 515 INSTRUMENTAL
CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERS
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

3.4 Ion Analysis
3.5 Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, and GC-MS

books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion

Test 1
7 9

Chapter 4: Atomic Spectroscopy
4.1 Atomization Methods
4.2 Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
4.3 Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP)
4.4 Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy (AFS)

Read the
recommended text
and reference
books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion
10 12

Chapter 5: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
5.1 Nuclear Spin and Resonance
5.2 Chemical Shift
5.3 Factors Affecting Chemical Shifts
5.4
1
H-NMR (Splitting, Coupling, Integration of
1
H-NMR
Absorption)
5.5
13
C-NMR

Read the
recommended text
and reference
books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion
13 14

Chapter 6: Chromatography
6.1 Chromatographic Techniques
6.2 Theory of Column Efficiency in Chromatography
6.3 Thin Layer Chromatography
6.4 Gas Chromatography
6.5 Liquid Chromatography

Read the
recommended text
and reference
books
Practice at the end
of the chapter
Discussion
Test 2
3-12
Laboratory Work*
1. Identification of organic compounds using UV-Vis and IR
spectroscopy.
2. ICP determination of metal in waste water.
3. AAS determination of calcium in commercial supplement
tablets.
4. NMR analysis of a constitutional isomer.
5. Determination of organic compound using HPLC
* Not limited to the above list but subjected to the
equipment availability

Hands on experiment
in the Instrumentation
Laboratory

6.0 ASSESSMENT
Tests and Assignments : 30%
Final Examination : 50%
Lab Report : 20%

7.0 TEXTBOOKS
Williams, D.H. and Fleming, I., 2007. Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry. 6
th
ed.
London: McGraw-Hill

Atkins, P. and de Paula, J., 2009. Physical Chemistry. 9
th
ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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CHE 515 INSTRUMENTAL
CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERS
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA


8.0 REFERENCES
Yan, B., 2000. Analytical Methods in Combinatorial Chemistry. 1
st
ed. CRC.

Christian G. D., Analytical Chemistry, 6
th
Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Skoog D. A., West D. M., Holler F. J., Crouch S.R., Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, 8
th

Edition, Thomson Learning Inc, 2004.
.

9.0 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Attendance is compulsory. Students who fail to comply 80% of the attendance will be barred
from taking the final exam. Absence from lecture, tutorial, test, presentation, etc must be
supported by relevant documents.

10.0 OTHER INFORMATION/DETAILS




PREPARED BY : APPROVED BY :
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NAME: DR KAMARIAH NOOR ISMAIL
POSITION: SENIOR LECTURER


DATE: 01 MAR 2013
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COURSE OUTLINE
CHE 515 INSTRUMENTAL CHEMISTRY
FOR ENGINEERS
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
SEMESTER: SEPT 2012 JAN 2013
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Week Chapter/Content Course Outcome Course Learning Outcomes Instructional Method Assessment
1-2
Chapter 1: UV and Visible
Spectroscopy
1. Excitation and Absorption
Laws:HOMO and LUMO
2. Solvent Effects
3. Chromophores, Conjugation,
Shifting
4. Electronic Transitions
5. Interpreting Spectra
6. Beer-Lambert Law


Ability to interpret UV and Visible
Spectra to elucidate the functional
activity of chemical compounds
The student should be able to:
Describe UV and Visible spectroscopy
Analyse spectra
Identify chromophores
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
3-4
2.8 Infrared Spectroscopy
2.9 FTIR Components
(Interferometer)
2.10 Molecular Vibrations and
Absorption Frequencies
2.11 Type of Samples
2.12 Interpreting Spectra
2.13 Hyphenated Methods
Involving IR
2.14 Applications
Analysis (Quantitative and
qualitative)

Ability to interpret IR Spectra The student should be able to:
Describe IR spectroscopy
Analyse spectra
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
5-6
3.6 Mass Spectroscopy
3.7 Ions Productions (Readily
volatile and Poorly Volatile)
3.8 RAM
3.9 Structural Information
3.10 Ion Analysis
3.11 Liquid Chromatography-Mass
Spectrometry, and GC-MS
3.1
Ability to interpret Mass Spectra

The student should be able to:
Describe Mass spectroscopy
Analyse spectra
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
7-9
4.0 Atomic Spectroscopic Methods
4.1 Atomization Methods
4.2 Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
(AAS)
4.3 Atomic Emission
Spectroscopy (ICP)
4.4 Atomic Fluorescence
Ability to interpret AA, Emission,
Fluorescence and ICP-AE Spectra
The student should be able to:
Describe AA spectroscopy
Describe Emission spectroscopy
Describe Fluorescence spectroscopy
Describe ICP-AE spectroscopy
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
COURSE OUTLINE
CHE 515 INSTRUMENTAL CHEMISTRY
FOR ENGINEERS
FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
SEMESTER: SEPT 2012 JAN 2013
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Spectroscopy (AFS)
4.1
Analyse spectra
10-12
5.0 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
5.1 Nuclear Spin and Resonance
5.2 Chemical Shift
5.3 Factors Affecting Chemical
Shifts
5.4
1
H-NMR (Splitting, Coupling,
Integration of
1
H-NMR
Absorption)
5.5
13
C-NMR
5.1.1
Ability to interpret
1
H and
13
C NMR
Spectra
The student should be able to :
Describe NMR spectroscopy
Analyse spectra
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
13-14
6.0 Chromatography
6.6 Chromatographic Techniques
6.7 Theory of Column Efficiency in
Chromatography
6.8 Thin Layer Chromatography
6.9 Gas Chromatography
6.10 Liquid Chromatography
5.1
Ability to interpret Thin Layer, Gas
and Liquid chromatographs
The student should be able to :
Describe Thin Layer chromatography
Describe Gas chromatography
Describe Liquid chromatography
Analyse spectra
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratory
Assignment
Quiz
Test
Examination
1-14
Laboratory Work*
6. Identification of organic compounds
using UV-Vis and IR spectroscopy.
7. ICP determination of metal in waste
water.
8. AAS determination of calcium in
commercial supplement tablets.
9. NMR analysis of a constitutional
isomer.
10. Determination of organic compound
using HPLC

* Laboratory works are not limited to
the above lists, but subjected to the
equipment availability

Ability to perform experiments
independently and as a member of
a group
The student should be able to :
Develop comprehensive
experimental procedures
independently
Write comprehensive and clear
reports
Explain their results in a critical and
constructive manner
Apply knowledge gained in the
theory component of this course
practically
Laboratory
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Laboratory
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