Measurement Basics: Signal and noise, detection limit, standardization and calibration, linear dynamic range, sensibility and selectivity.
Introduction to the spectroscopic methods.
Atomic spectroscopy: Atomic Adsorption, Atomic Emission and Atomic fluorescence, theoretical basis, instrumentation.
Molecular spectroscopy: principles, Ultraviolet/Visible Molecular Adsorption Spectrometry, Fluorescence and Posphorescence, theoretical basis, instrumentation.
Separative techniques: the chromatographic process, adsorption and partition chromatography, capacity and selectivity factors, efficiency and resolution in chromatography.
Gas-chromatography- liquid chromatography, instrumentation.
Introduction to the Electroanalytical methods, cell potential, electrode potential.
Equilibrium techniques: potentiometry, reference electrodes, metallic and membrane indicator electrodes, ion selective electrodes, instrumentation.