Chemical Analysis

Environmental and Biological Engineering
4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 22,50 T + 30,0 PL


Basics of electromagnetic spectrum and of the magnitude units used in the study of radiation.

Provide skills on issues related to instrumental methods involving energy absorption, emission and dispersion and solvent extraction separation techniques.

1 ? Vis and UV spectrophotometry
2 ? Turbidimetry and nephelometry
3 ? Emission flame photometry
4 ? Atomic absorption spectrometry
5 ? Solvent extraction

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests and reports on laboratory work performed.

- Mcwilliam, I. e Cairns, T. e Shields, D. e Pecsok, R. (1996). Modern Methods os Chemical Analysis. New York: Jonh Wiley & Sons
- Settle, F. e Dean, J. e Merritt, L. e Willard, H. (1998). Instrumental Methods of Analysis. California: Wadsworth Publishing Company
- Skoog, L. (1998). Principles of Instrumental Analysis. London: International Edition
- Gonçalves, M. (2001). Métodos Instrumentais de Análise de Soluções. Análise Quantitativa. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Method of interaction
Lectures addressing subject content proposed, theoretical-practical
classes and laboratory sessions with application of skills acquired.

Software used in class