Saturday, 3 March 2012

ELCETRO-ANALYTICAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS, SYLLABUS OF M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry (2011-2013) ,First Semester


EC-104: Electro-analytical Methods of Analysis

M.M.: 35

Unit-I: Fundamentals

Electrochemical cells, solution structure, potential in electroanalytical cells, Nernst equation, electrode potential the ideal polarized and non-polarized electrodes, faradiac reaction, variables in electrochemical cells, factors affecting electrode reaction rate and current, decomposition potential, back potential and voltage.

Unit-II: Potentiometry

Introduction, reference electrodes, indicator electrodes, ion-selective electrodes and their applications in chemical analysis, instrumentation and measurement of cell unit, direct potentiometry, potentiometric titration, applications.

Unit-III: Polarography

Direct current polarography, basic principle, instrumentation, advantages and disadvantages of dropping mercury electrode, different kinds of limiting currents, components of poralographic waves, reversible and irreversible waves, pulse and A.C. polargraphy, applications of polarography to inorganic and organic compounds, elementary idea of stripping voltammetry, amperometric titrations.

Unit-IV: Conductometry and Coulometry

Conductometry as an analytical tool, applications of direct conductometric measurements, basis of conductometric titrations, applications of conductometry titration, constant current and controlled potential electro-gravimetry, separation of metals, coulometry at controlled potential, coulometry at constant current, applications.

Unit-V: Voltammetry

AC polarography, current sampled (TAST) polarography, normal pulse and differential pulse polarography, stripping voltammetry, linear sweep and cyclic voltammetry, chonopotentiometry, chronoamperometry.

Books Recommended

1. Allen J. Bard and Larry R. Faulkner, Electro-chemical Methods,2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons (2001).
2. G.D. Christian, Analytical Chemistry, 6th ed, John Wiley & Sons (2001).
3. A.I. Vogel, Textbook of Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 5th ed., Addison Wesley Long man Singapore
Ltd. (1999)
4. Galen W. Eving, Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis, 5th ed., Mc-Graw Hill Book company (1985).
5. Willard, Merritt, Dean, and Settle, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, 7th ed., C B S Publishers & Distributors (1986).

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