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CHEM 441 Instrumental Analysis

This course is intended for Chemistry majors and minors; this course contributes to Category 2 electives for the Chemistry major. Topics include instrumental methods of analysis including spectrochemical, kinetic and chromatographic methods. Includes 3 credits dedicated to lecture and 2 credits to lab.


Special information

First day attendance is mandatory.
5 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 20, 2016 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Understand the theoretical basis as well as the practical skill for various types of instrumental analyses.
  • Understand and recognize sources of error and methods to eliminate errors.
  • Understand the theory of different types of analyses including molecular absorption spectroscopy, molecular fluorescence spectroscopy, atomic absorption spectroscopy, kinetic methods of analysis, and chromatographic method.
  • Be able to work toward independence by taking turns in preparing all the standard solutions and reagents needed for the experiments.

Spring 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Instrumental Analysis Docken, James Alan Books for CHEM-441-01 Spring 2024 Course details for CHEM-441-01 Spring 2024