DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AC 503 LABORATORY TECHNIQUES (1L +2P) I
To acquaint students with laboratory hygiene, upkeep and maintenance of laboratory, glassware and handling of chemicals, purification and drying of solvents, distillation and chromatographic techniques.
Acquaintance with laboratory glassware and apparatus and laboratory safety procedures
Solvent purification, drying and standard solutions
Extraction techniques, distillation, crystallization, sublimation, separation methods
Functions of common equipments – water and oil pumps, heating and cooling baths, stirrers, rotary evaporators
Principles of chromatography: thin layer, paper and column chromatography.
pH (Hydrogen ion concentration), electrical conductivity, electrophoresis, uv-vis spectrophotometry
Introduction to Laboratory equipment and cleaning of glassware, Assembling of simple apparatus and finding density, Purification of solvents, Crystallization, identification and sublimation, Extraction, Chromatography: Paper, Column, TLC, Preparative TLC Column, Use of pH meters, electrical conductometer, electrophoresis, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, Steam Distillation, use of stirrer and vacuum pumps.