Course code KJM310

KJM310 Chromatography

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Course responsible: Dag Ekeberg
Teachers: Hanne Marie Devle, Roland Peter Kallenborn
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures and laboratory work with subsequent journal writing.
Learning outcome:
The student will learn to evaluate the use of various methods for separation (e. g. HPLC, GC) and conduct separation of organic compounds using GC, LC, various columns and evaluate alternative detectors and interpret the results. The students will obtain in-depth knowledge of and insight into chromatographic theory, and knowledge of chromatographical practices and the theory behind various separation principles. Through independent practical and theoretical study the students will achieve competence in comparing different methods, and gain a basic understanding of quantitative results related to for instance the pollution of food and environment. The students will learn how to prepare and deliver effective oral and written presentations of technical information and of scientific results.
Learning activities:
Lectures and laboratory exercises.
Teaching support:
Office hours will be announced in Canvas in the beginning of the semester.
Chromatography Concepts & Contrasts by James M. Miller. ISBN 978-0-470-53025-2, except Chapter 13.
Organic chemistry KJM210, or equivalent.  Analytical chemistry KJM240, or equivalent. 
Recommended prerequisites:
Physical Chemistry KJM230, or equivalent. 
Mandatory activity:

To be eligible for the course, all students must pass a test in which all questions must be answered correctly.

Participation in laboratory exercises is mandatory.

Final written exam, 3.5 hours, counts 100%.
Nominal workload:
Lectures: 26 hours. Laboratory exercises: 60 hours. Preparation for lectures: 20 hours. Preparation for lab exercises: 30 hours. Journal writing: 40 hours. Individual study: 124 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:
Lectures: 2 hours/week. Laboratory work: ca. 60 hours throughout the fall term.
Chromatography is relevant for students in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Food Science and equivalent.
An external examiner approves the examination questions and evaluates 25 selected examination papers.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått