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Analysis and Instrumentation in Process Engineering

Module name (EN): Analysis and Instrumentation in Process Engineering
Degree programme: Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004
Module code: MAM-9.V.3
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Lab reports; Student presentations; Preparation of class summaries and worksheet
Curricular relevance:
MAM-9.V.3 Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004, semester 9, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended knowledge:
Bachelor’s degree

[updated 14.08.2012]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Gierend
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Gierend

[updated 06.09.2004]
Learning outcomes:
Students will acquire an understanding of trace element and environmental analyses and the major analytical methods used.
Analytical instrumentation:
Students will be introduced to the measurement of those parameters that typically determine chemical conversion in process engineering. Areas covered include:
measurement techniques; Measurement accuracy; sensors; data acquisition; data storage and display

[updated 12.09.2004]
Module content:
Fundamentals of analytical instrumentation; The ‘six Ws’; Environmental analysis as an interdisciplinary task; Parameters and reference values; Quality criteria; Precision and accuracy; Analytical procedures; Sampling; Work-up; Measurement; Direct methods; Evaluation and assessment; Important analytical techniques: classical chemical measurements, photometry, AAS and AES, potentiometry, polarography, chromatography
Analytical instrumentation:
Introduction and basic terminology; Measuring positive and negative pressures; Flow measurement; Concentration measurements; …, Sample instruments: (IDM, false-colour camera, photometer, GC, GPC, HPLC, AAS, pH electrode, oxygen electrode, pyranometer, …)

[updated 12.09.2004]
Teaching methods/Media:
Special document to accompany lab work
Excerpts from specialist literature

[updated 12.09.2004]
Recommended or required reading:
Recknagel, Sprenger, Schramek:  Taschenbuch für Heizung+ Klimatechnik, Oldenbourg
Profos:  Handbuch der industriellen Messtechnik, Vulkan
Other specialist reference material (standards, VDI guidelines)
G. Schwedt:  Taschenatlas der Analytik, Thieme, Stuttgart
G. Schwedt:  Analytische Chemie, Thieme, Stuttgart
M. Otto:  Analytische Chemie, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim
Recent company publications and brochures

[updated 12.09.2004]
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