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Course Name Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical
Course Code BP705P
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Semester Seven
Credits 2
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Instrumental Methods of Analysis – Practical’ is a course offered in the seventh semester of B. Pharm program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Course Content

Course Duration: 4 Hours/Week

  1. Determination of absorption maxima and effect of solvents on absorption maxima of organic compounds
  2. Estimation of dextrose by colorimetry
  3. Estimation of sulfanilamide by colorimetry
  4. Simultaneous estimation of ibuprofen and paracetamol by UV spectroscopy
  5. Assay of paracetamol by UV- Spectrophotometry
  6. Estimation of quinine sulfate by fluorimetry
  7. Study of quenching of fluorescence
  8. Determination of sodium by flame photometry
  9. Determination of potassium by flame photometry
  10. Determination of chlorides and sulphates by nephelo turbidometry
  11. Separation of amino acids by paper chromatography
  12. Separation of sugars by thin layer chromatography
  13. Separation of plant pigments by column chromatography
  14. Demonstration experiment on HPLC
  15. Demonstration experiment on Gas Chromatography


Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

  1. Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis by B.K Sharma
  2. Organic spectroscopy by Y.R Sharma
  3. Text book of Pharmaceutical Analysis by Kenneth A. Connors
  4. Vogel’s Text book of Quantitative Chemical Analysis by A.I. Vogel
  5. Practical Pharmaceutical Chemistry by A.H. Beckett and J.B. Stenlake
  6. Organic Chemistry by I. L. Finar
  7. Organic spectroscopy by William Kemp
  8. Quantitative Analysis of Drugs by D. C. Garrett
  9. Quantitative Analysis of Drugs in Pharmaceutical Formulations by P. D. Sethi
  10. Spectrophotometric identification of Organic Compounds by Silverstein

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