The course introduces the three key spectroscopic methods used by chemists and biochemists to analyse the molecular and electronic structure of atoms and molecules. These are UV/Visible , Infra-red (IR) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopies. The content is presented using short focussed and interactive screencast presentations accompanied by formative quizzes to probe understanding of the key concepts presented. Numerous exercises are provided to facilitate mastery of each topic. A unique virtual spectroscopic laboratory is made available to enable students to measure and analyse spectra online. Assessment is via summative quizzes completed during the course period.
Introduction to Molecular SpectroscopyUniversity of Manchester
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY
It was a good experience to learn online. This course increase my knowledge an i gain new concept which are very helpful for me and guide me in this field more. THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO COURSERA.
I would like to thank the instructor Patrick J O'Malley, D.Sc for the very high energetic and interesting online lecture. Really, it enriched my knowledge of Molecular Spectroscopy
Very informative course that helps beginner learner to understand theory behind three different types of spectroscopy and how to 'read' the spectra. It has challenging quizzes.
UV and IR topic was nicely explained. It was a nice experience to join the Course . NMR topic was very good . If another course solely for NMR can be made then it will be nice.
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