SLE229 - Introduction to Separation Science

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SBC229

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SLE152 or SLE155

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with:

SBC231

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour class per week, 4 x 4 hour practicals per trimester.

Content

SLE229 develops student understandings and practical skills in: 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); and capillary electrophoresis and applications of both GC and HPLC to separation and quantitation of priority substances.

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