Analytical Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΑναλυτική Χημεία / Analytical Chemistry
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013721

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Farmakeutikīs (2018-)

Registered students: 193
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course Analytical Chemistry offers background knowledge to the students of pharmacy. Upon completion the students will gain knowledge on key issues relating to sampling, sample pretreatment techniques, traditional methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis, and processing of results. All these will be helpful to understand in continuation the corresponding specific courses of pharmacy.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
Chemical solutions and solubility, chemical equilibrium, acid-base equilibrium, hydrolysis, buffer solutions; heterogeneous equilibrium, , solubility product Classification of methods of chemical analysis. Bibliography of Analytical Chemistry. Concentration units and ways of expressing concentration of solutions. Basic statistical parameters describing the results. Errors. Estimation of statistical results. Reagents and materials used in chemical analysis. Sampling. Physical and chemical processes for measuring of volume and mass. Wet digestion and dry ashing. Principles of titrimetric analysis. Titration of acids and bases. Various applications of the acid-base titrations in pharmaceutical analysis. Precipitation and complexometric titration and applications. Applications and redox potentiometric titration. Laboratory exercises.
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Laboratory Work26
Reading Assigment98
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ποσοτική Χημική Ανάλυση. Αρχές και Εργαστηριακές Εφαρμογές. Α. Ανθεμίδης, Α. Βουλγαρόπουλος, Γ. Ζαχαριάδης, Ι. Στράτης, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, 2012.
Additional bibliography for study
1. Analytical Chemistry, Gary Christian, 2003, 6th edition, John Wiley, USA. 2. Quantitative Analytical Chemistry, Daniel Harris, 5th Edition, W. Freeman, USA 3. Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, D.Skoog, D. West, F. Hollas, S. Crouch, Ed. Brooks Cole, USA
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