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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 89 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
What is spectroscopy?9m
The nature and properties of electromagnetic radiation6m
Example of energy calculation10m
Energy levels: Molecular Orbital Theory - revision11m
Molecular Orbital diagram for CO5m
UV/Visible spectroscopy10m
Example of Beer-Lambert calculation8m
Transitions relevant to UV/Vis Spectroscopy15m
Effect of conjugation on wavelength8m
7 readings
Guidance for studying the course10m
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS10m
Pre-course survey5m
Week 1 Lecture Notes10m
Lab 1 Introduction10m
How to obtain a UV/Vis spectrum10m
Run a UV/Visible spectrum10m
2 practice exercises
Week 130m
UV/Vis laboratory quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Infrared Spectroscopy

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 72 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Vibrational frequency12m
Example vibrational frequency calculation10m
Energy levels and dipoles14m
Vibrational modes9m
Example IR spectra of organic molecules12m
4 readings
Week 2 Lecture Notes10m
Lab 2 Introduction10m
How to obtain an infra red spectrum10m
Run an infra red spectrum10m
2 practice exercises
Week 230m
IR Lab Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 114 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Nuclear spin in an external magnetic field10m
Spin and magnetisation13m
Chemical shift18m
More on chemical shift19m
Analysis of proton spectra5m
Spin-spin coupling6m
Spin-spin coupling mechanism18m
Carbon-13 NMR and pulsed methods10m
4 readings
Week 3 Lecture Notes10m
Lab 3 Introduction10m
How to obtain an NMR spectrum10m
Run an NMR spectrum10m
2 practice exercises
Week 330m
NMR lab quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Final Assessment

1 hour to complete
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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