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Quantitative Analysis (Chemistry)

This collection contains the California Open Educational Resources Council (CA OER) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Analytical Chemistry (common course-id CHEM 130 ), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the California Open Online Library for Education (COOLforEd).

CID Number: CHEM 130

General Course Description: CHEM 130

This course covers the practice and theory of chemical laboratory methods including techniques of gravimetric, volumetric, separation and spectrophotometric analysis, and introductory instrumental analysis with a focus on precision and accuracy of experimental data.  The laboratory sequence will support the above topics and emphasize quantitative measurements, analysis of data and error propagation.

Units: 4.0 (2.0 units of lab)


Prerequisites: General Chemistry for Science Majors Sequence A (Chem120S)

Corequisites: None

Advisories/Recommendations: None

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze statistical data
  • Deduce methods for solving advanced chemical calculations
  • Write clear, concise summaries of experimental results and describe the theories and mechanisms for observed phenomena in the laboratory
  • Apply principles of analytical chemistry to actual laboratory conditions
  • Distinguish between various analytical laboratory techniques
  • Devise a qualitative scheme to analyze and identify a variety of materials and mixtures in the laboratory


  • Examinations
  • Homework
  • Lab work
  • Portfolios
  • Projects
  • Written papers and/or reports
  • Quizzes

Other Information


Course Resources

  • Analytical Chemistry
    Analytical Chemistry (Open (Access) Textbook)
    This online textbook/course is designed to incorporate various topics from the overall site, ChemWiki. The ChemWiki is... More
  • Analytical Chemistry 2.0
    Analytical Chemistry 2.0 (Open (Access) Textbook)
    Analytical chemistry is more than a collection of analytical methods and an understanding of equilibrium chemistry; it... More