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Laboratory Techniques II
Students perform physical methods, including sample clean-up, preparing solutions and standards, density determination, fractional distillation, extraction, rotary evaporation, and the operation of an atomic absorption spectrometer.
Becki Foster

Tina Fugate
A. Demonstrate Knowledge of the Safety and Sample Preparation for a Flame Atomic Absorption.

B. Explain the Electromagnetic Spectrum and its Use in the Operation of an Atomic Absorption.

C. Program and Use the Atomic Absorption Spectrometer to Analyze Samples.

D. Perform Data Handling Operations for an Atomic Absorption Spectrometer.

E. Calculate Recipes and Safely Prepare Dilute Solutions from Concentrated Hazardous Chemicals.

F. Perform Density Analysis and Calculations of Gravimetric Density.

G. Perform Advanced Methods of Separations and Distillation.
Lab Technician Skill Standards

- Aligns with National Consortium on Health Science & Technology Education

Lab Technician - CTTC
Chemistry by Wilbraham, A. C., Prentice-Hall, (2005).

Chemistry, 3rd Edition by Wilbraham, A. C., Addison-Wesley, (1993).

Chemical Technician's Ready Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition by Shugar, G.J., McGraw-Hill Publishers, (1981).

ChemTeC Modern Chemical Technology Guidebook (Revised Edition) by Recsok, R.L., American Chemical Society (1972)
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