Analytical Chemistry

By Prof. Debashis Ray   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 3694
It will give the opportunity to study and use specialized instruments and specific methods to separate, identify, and quantify the unknown substance. Spectroscopic technique will consist of applications of atomic absorption spectroscopy, atomic emission spectroscopy, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy and Mössbauer spectroscopy. In electrochemical methods cyclic voltammetry, coulometry and amperometry will be discussed. The course has applications that include forensic science, analysis of biological samples, clinical analysis, environmental analysis, and materials analysis.

PRE-REQUISITES :  H. S. +2 level
INDUSTRY SUPPORT Hindustan Lever Ltd, Ranbaxy, Shell, ONGC, NTPC, SAIL, CIL, Waters, Environment protection agencies, PHE Dept.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Characterization
Credit Points : 3
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 14 Oct 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 30 Oct 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1:   Chemicals and Materials Analysis Methods
Week 2:   Role of Analytical Chemistry and Techniques
Week 3:   Chemical Equilibria and Basis of Chemical Analysis
Week 4:   Spectrochemical Methods - I
Week 5:   Spectrochemical Methods - II
Week 6:   Thermal Methods - I
Week 7:   Thermal Methods - II
Week 8:   Electroanalytical Methods - I
Week 9:   Electroanalytical Methods - II
Week 10: Electrochemical Sensors
Week 11:  Bioanalytical Chemistry
Week 12: Applications of Chemical Analysis

Books and references


Instructor bio

Prof. Debashis Ray

IIT Kharagpur
Prof. Debashis Ray is an M. Sc. (Gold Medalist) from Burdwan University in 1985 and did his Ph. D.from IACS (degree from Jadavpur University) in 1989 and in faculty roll of IIT Kharagpur from 1990. Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry.Received INSA YS Medal in 1994 and CRSI Bronze Medal in 2007. PHE Dept.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 30 October 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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