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  • Pharmacists
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Intermediate Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Ultraviolet and Visible Spectroscopy

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 128m
UV/Vis laboratory quiz4m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Infrared Spectroscopy

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 220m
IR Lab Quiz4m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy

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 320m
NMR lab quiz4m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Final Assessment

1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz1h
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Top reviews from Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy

By SAJul 2nd 2019

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

By JGJun 23rd 2019

Overall Course was good, I had gained enough knowledge regarding the basic of spectroscopy. This course is worth for the chemistry and chemical background students.

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