Components and their functions in an AA spectrometer.
AA Mercury cold vapor.
Atomic absorption by cold vapor and hydride generation.
AA Interference effects in AA.
Methods used to eliminate them.
Buffer solutions 1 - 13.
Preparation. Acetate, phosphate, boric acid buffers.
Baths. Oil baths and cold media.
Silicone / paraffin oil and dry ice.
Physical constants used in science.
Properties of solvents. Flash point, SG, BP, drying methods.
Drying and purification of solvents.
Drying with extruded sodium wire. Disposal of spent sodium.
Applications, bandwidths and frequencies.
Fires and Fire extinguishers.
Classification of fires and fire extinguishers.
GC theory, practice, capillary columns, detectors, and maintainance.
GC Stationary phases.
Similar phases, applications, and manufacturer's equivalents.
GC performance. Peak elution, baseline, columns, detectors.
HPLC column recovery
Cleaning dirty HPLC columns.
HPLC column frit
Changing HPLC column frits.
Complete guide : leaks, back-presure, solvents.
ISE and pH Electrodes.
Analysis, techniques, methods, maintainence.
Solvents that do not mix with each other.
Storage. Chemicals that react with each other.
Operation of the kjeldahl microprocessor apparatus.
Conversion factors and tables. Linear, mass, volume, flow, energy, power.
On-line metric converter.
Length,distance,weight and temperature.
ph combination electrode.
ph electrodes. Operation and maintainance.
Plastics used to make laboratory apparatus.
Cleaning of laboratory plasticware.
Composition. Salt and metal contents.
Sieve mesh sizes.
Standard, US, UK sieve mesh sizes and conversions.
Syringe guage no. sizes.