CH 225 : Data analysis for Chemists


Evaluation of reliability of analytical data and statistics in Chemical Analysis; Statistics of data sampling and dependence on size; Accuracy and Precision; Systematic & Random Errors; Expression of results to significant figures; Error propagation; Standard Deviation and concepts of ESDs; Handling coordinates to yield distances and other metric data; Least Square analysis – curve fitting; Solubility products, Equilibrium and binding/association constants; Sampling and preparation of samples for analyses.

Text References

Analytical Chemistry by Gary D. Christian, Wiley-India Edition (6th Ed.) 2004.