Course: Instrumental methods of environmental monitoring - practical 2

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Course title Instrumental methods of environmental monitoring - practical 2
Course code UCH/549
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the summer semester.
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hořejší Karel, Mgr.
  • Kahoun David, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of laboratory excercises: Exercise No. 1: Determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in water after liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) using gas chromatography with electron capture detection (GC-ECD). Exercise No. 2: Determination of triazine pesticides in water after solid phase extraction (SPE) using gas chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry detection (GC-MS/MS). Exercise No. 3: Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soil after solid-liquid extraction (SLE) using high-performance liquid chromatography with spectrophotometric and fluorescence detection (LC-UV/VIS-FLD). Exercise No. 4: Determination of antibiotic ciprofloxacin in water using high-performance liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry detection (LC-MS/MS).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Laboratory
  • Class attendance - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To acquire knowledge of using of advanced instrumental analytical methods.
Student will acquire knowledge of using of advanced instrumental analytical methods.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of principles of gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, spectrophotometric detection, fluorescence detection and mass detection (target analysis). Good knowlegde of chemical nomenclature and chemical calculations.

Assessment methods and criteria
Development of laboratory protocols

To pass the course student must perform all laboratory exercises and hand in all laboratory protocols worked out in sufficient quality.
Recommended literature
  • 1. Nováková, L. a Douša, M. a kol. Moderní HPLC separace v teorii a praxi I. Praha : Lucie Nováková, Michal Douša, 2013..
  • 2. Nováková, L. a Douša, M. a kol. Moderní HPLC separace v teorii a praxi II. Praha : Lucie Nováková, Michal Douša, 2013..
  • 3. Holčapek, M. Hmotnostní spektrometrie v organické analýze. [Online] Univerzita Pardubice. [Citace: 13. 11. 2015.] http://holcapek.upce.cz/vyuka-ms-org-anal.php..
  • 4. Churáček, Jaroslav, a další. Analytická separace látek. Praha : SNTL - nakladatelství technické literatury, 1990. 80-03-00569-8..


Study plans that include the course
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