Course detail

Special techniques of instrumental analysis

FCH-DA_STIAcad. year: 2021/2022

Not applicable.

Offered to foreign students

The home faculty only

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


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Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Christian G. D., O'Reilly J. E.: Instrumental Analysis. Allyn and Bacon, Boston 1986. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Study results are verified pursuant to Article 34, Paragraph 7 of Study and Examination Rules of BUT. Students are given a credit for submitting protocols for each technique they studied. Protocols are processed in the following format: principles of the technique, the aim and exact methods used for measurement, collected data, their evaluation and interpretation, assessment of the impact of the technique on biophysical practice.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Fundamentals, instrumentation and usage of methods of chemical, physical and structure analysis. Separation methods: chromatography methods-gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, supercritical fluid chromatography; electrophoresis, isotachophoresis. Electroanalysis: special voltammetry. Atomic spectrometry: Atomic emission spectrometry, atomic absorption spectrometry, atomic fluorescence spectrometry. X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Mass spectrometry organic and inorganic. Infrared and Raman spectroscopy. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Electron spin resonance spectroscopy. Moessbauer spectrometry. Hyphenated techniques. Viscosity and its measurement. Kinematics of stationary simple shear flow, dynamics of simple shear flow of viscous liquids, shear response of viscoelastic materials. Linear viscoelasticity, complex viscosity. Elongational viscosity. Rheology of polymers, suspensions and emulsions.


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Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKAP_BCH Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional