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Unit details

SLE229 - Introduction to Separation Science

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SBC229

Unit chair:

Neil Barnett

Prerequisite:

One of SLE152, SLE155

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

SBC231

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week, 4 x 4 hour practical classes during trimester.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Areas of study will include the following: classification of chromatographic processes (adsorption, partition and ion exchange); thermodynamic and kinetic theory of chromatography; separation performance (resolution versus retention time); instrumentation for capillary GC (columns, injectors, detectors and temperature programming); instrumentation for HPLC (columns, detectors and gradient elution); capillary electrophoresis and applications of both GC and HPLC to separation and quantitation of priority substances.

Assessment

Three class tests (25% each) 75%, practical exercise (four laboratory sessions – single report) 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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