Advanced Analytical Methods

Maria Ilczyszyn D.Sc
Number of hours: 
2h X 15 weeks = 30 hours (1 semester)
Number of hours: 
3h X 15 weeks = 45 hours (1 semester)

1. Familiarization students with fundamentals of the selected physicochemical methods: molecular and atomic spectroscopy, electrochemistry, mass spectrometry and chromatography and with their application in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
2. Familiarization students with the samples preparation methods for their analysis by above listed physicochemical methods.
3. Development of the students ability to the analysis of the results obtained by various physicochemical methods

Acquired Knowledge:
Student knows and understands the fundamentals and applications of various physicochemical methods of analysis
Student knows the methods of samples preparation for analysis by help of various physicochemical methods
Student is in possession of basic aspects of equipment construction used in above methods
Acquired Skills:
Student is able to select suitable/appropriate methods of analysis taking into account specimen features and type/kind of analysis
Student is able to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis and to analyze the results of these analysis
Student presents the results of analysis in writing


Lecture: written examination
Laboratory: passed test before each experiment (individual) and correctly preparing reports (individual or group)


Completed Course on Analytical Chemistry


1. Classification of instrumental analytical methods.

2. Lambert-Beer law and its analytical application.

3. Application of the atomic absorption (AAS) and atomic emission(EAS-

    ICP) spectroscopy for trace and ultra trace elements analysis.  

4. UV-VIS molecular spectroscopy: analytical application of

     spectrophotometry and fluorescence spectroscopy.

5. FTIR and Raman spectroscopy, their application in biological system


6. Mass spectrometry - determination and structural analysis of organic


7. Potentiometry, ion selective electrodes.

8. Voltammetric methods.

9. Conductometry and conductometric titration.

10. Coulometric methods applied to industrial analysis and air pollution


11. Separation and mixtures analysis by gas and liquid chromatography

      and capillary electophoresis.

12. Students perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of samples

      obtained from assistant. Used instrumental analytical methods:

      atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS), atomic emission

      spectroscopy (AES-ICP), flame emission spectroscopy,

      spectrophotometry, spectrofluorometry, IR spectroscopy,

      potentiometry, coulometry, voltammetric methods, conductometry,

      gas and liquid chromatography.