1. To demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of basic experimental methods, instruments and data evaluation procedures in chemistry.
2. To carry out standard laboratory procedures.
3. To qualitatively determine cations and anions in solution by applying precipitation reagents.
4. To carry out the analyte precipitation, precipitate filtration and ignition in gravimetric analysis.
5. To prepare the primary and secondary standard solutions for titrimetric analyses.
6. To conduct acid-base, precipitation, complexometric and redox titrations.
7. To distinguish between gravimetric precipitation and evaporation methods.
8. To calculate the analyte quantity based on titrimetric and gravimetric data.
9. To handle the laboratory equipment used in volumetric and gravimetric analysis.
The course involves experimental procedures of classical qualitative and quantitative analysis. Qualitative analysis of cations (4 cations); qualitative analysis of anions (3 anions); gravimetric determination of aluminium; preparation of the standard HCl and NaOH solutions; titrimetric determination of the NaOH and Na2CO3 mixture; Kjeldahl determination of nitrogen; chloride determination by precipitation titration (Fajans method); water hardness determination by complexometric titration with EDTA; preparation of the standard Na2C2O4 and KMnO4 solutions; chemical oxygen demand.