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SKL 1033
Separation
Techniques in
Chemistry
INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN

Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science and Mathematics
Sultan Idris Education University

SEM 2 SESSION 2016/2017


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INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN

Faculty : Science and Mathematics


Department : Chemistry
Semester :2
Session : 2016/2017
Course name : SEPARATION TECHNIQUES IN CHEMISTRY
Course code : SKL1033
Credit Hour :3
Pre requisite :-

LECTURERS INFORMATION:

Name : Dr. Mazlina Musa & Prof. Dr. Illyas Md Isa


E-mail : mazlinam@fsmt.upsi.edu.my & illyas@fsmt.upsi.edu.my
Telephone number : 015-48797734 & 015-48797714
Room number : Room 20, Level 3, Room 19, Level 2, Block 2, Faculty of Science and
Mathematics, Sultan Azlan Shah Campus, Sultan Idris Education
University.

COURSE SYNOPSIS :

This course introduces the principles and theory of separation techniques includes
distillation, filtration, evaporation, chromatography, solvent extraction, centrifugation,
fractional distillation, crystallization and solid phase extraction.
(Kursus ini memperkenalkan prinsip dan teori teknik pemisahan termasuk penyulingan,
penapisan, penyejatan, kromatografi, pengekstrakan pelarut, emparan, penyulingan
berperingkat, penghabluran dan pengekstrakan fasa pepejal)

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RATIONALE OF THE COURSE:

This course provides principals and theories of knowledge of separation techniques such as
distillation, filtration, evaporation, chromatograph, solvent extraction, centrifugation,
fractional distillation, crystallization and solid phase extraction.
Kursus ini menyediakan pengetahuan prinsip dan teori teknik pemisahan seperti
penyulingan, penapisan, penyejatan, kromatografi, pengekstrakan pelarut, emparan,
penyulingan berperingkat, penghabluran dan pengekstrakan fasa pepejal.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

1. Recognized the common techniques for separation of materials. (C4, A3).


2. Carry out procedures for common separation experiments. (C3, P3).
3. Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis of separation for various samples. (C3, P4)
4. Work in teams to carry out laboratory procedures. (P4, TS)

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Skills in this course are developed through individual, group assignments and practical skills.
Skills are assessed through coursework including report, presentation and group
participation.

REFERENCES:

1. Steve, T. & Richard, W. (2006). Solid/Liquid separation: Equipment selection and process
design. Oxford, UK: Elsevier Science.
2. Christian, G.D. (2004). Analytical chemistry. (6th Ed.). New York, USA: John Wiley.
3. Skoog, D.A., West, D.M., Holler, F.J., & Crouch, S.R. (2003). Fundamental of analytical
chemistry. (8th Ed.). Forth Worth, New York, USA: Brooks Cole.
4. Nigel J.K. S. (200). Solid-Phase Extraction: Principles, Techniques, and Applications,
New York: Varian Inc.
5. Ramli Ibrahim, Illyas Md Isa & Anuar Kassim. (2003). Kimia analisis, Tanjong Malim:
Penerbit UPSI.

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OF SOFT SKILLS EMBEDDED:

Activity KOM BKMM PBPM KKBP KKU KKP EM


Lecture
Practical

Abbreviation Skills
KOM Communication Skill
BKMM Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
PBPM Continuous Learning and Information Management
KKBP Team Work Skills
KKU Entrepreneurial Skills
KKP Leadership Skill
EM Professional Ethics and Moral

STUDENTs PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Course work Percentage


Details LO %
Mid Term Test 15
LO1
Practical Report LO2, LO3, LO4 10
100
Assignments LO2, LO3,LO4 25
Quizzes LO1 10
Final exam LO1 40
Total 100%

GRADING SCALE:

Grade Points interval GPA/CGPA


A 80 100 4.00
A- 75 79 3.75
B+ 70 74 3.50
B 65 69 3.00

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B- 60 64 2.75
C+ 55 59 2.50
C 50 54 2.00
C- 45 49 1.75
D+ 40 44 1.50
D 35 39 1.00
F 0 34 0

SOFT SKILS GRADING SCALE:

Scale
4 Excellent
3 Good
2 Moderate
1 Weak

Rubrics as in Buku Kemahiran Insaniah/Soft skills

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WEEK TEACHING SCHEDULE:

*Abbreviation Activity Abbreviation Assessment

*Optional

Week Chapter/Topic Learning outcomes Soft skills T&L Assessment


At the end of each week, the students Activities
should be able to:

1-2 1.0 Overview of separation technique LO1 EM Lecture


Formative
Introduction, definition of separation and
separation technology.

2.0 Distillation, filtration and evaporation


Techniques LO1, LO2,LO3 &LO4 EM Lecture &
Formative
2-4 Practical
Theory of distillation, filtration and evaporation
techniques. Applications in research and
industries.

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3.0 Chromatography LO1, LO2,LO3 & LO4 EM Lecture &
Practical
Formative
4-5 Type of chromatography. Selection of stationary
and mobile phases. Mobile phase manipulation
and optimization strategies.

4.0 Solvent extraction and centrifugation


techniques

Theory of solvent-solvent extraction. LO1, LO2,LO3 &LO4 EM Lecture & Formative


6-7
Applications of solvent extraction and Practical
centrifugation. Separation of two immiscible
solvent, solvent extraction, acid-based
extraction.

5.0 Fractional distillation


Theory in fractional distillation, applications, LO1, LO2,LO3 & LO4 BKMM Lecture &
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Practical
Formative
laboratory set-up, research and industrial
applications.

6.0 Crystallization
Theory of crystallization, crystallization as KKBP Lecture
LO1 Formative
9-11 separation techniques, procedures and
experimental set-up, application in research and
industries.

7.0 Solid phase extraction


12-14 Theory of solid phase extraction (SPE), normal LO1 EM Lecture
Formative
phase SPE procedure, reversed phase SPE, ion
exchange SPE.

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TUTORIAL/LAB/WORKSHOP PLAN

No Topic Learning Soft skill Learning & teaching Assessment


Outcome activity
1 Crystallisation LO2, LO3 & PBPM, KKBP, Demonstration and Formative
LO4 KKP & EM Practical (2 weeks)

2 Thin Layer LO2, LO3 & PBPM, KKBP, Demonstration and Formative
Chromatography (TLC) LO4 KKP & EM Practical

3 Isolation Caffeine From LO2, LO3 & PBPM, KKBP, Demonstration and Formative
Tea Leaves LO4 KKP & EM Practical (2weeks)

4 Distillation- Separation LO2, LO3 & PBPM, KKBP, Demonstration and Formative
of Mixture LO4 KKP & EM Practical

Reminder: (optional)
1. Students attendance to all lectures, tutorials and lab works is compulsory
2. Students with total of attendance of less than 80% can be barred from taking final examination
3. Any absence due to health problem must be corroborated with a medical certification from Pusat Kesihatan Pelajar UPSI, UPSIs Panel clinics
or Clinic/Government Hospital.
4. Absence due to other problems must be justified using a show cause letter.

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