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Re-introduction to Chromatography

  1. Understand important chromatographic quantities and relationships, specifically retention time, width at half height, retention factor, linear flow velocity, resolution, number of plates and plate height.

    Harvey 12.1, 12.2

  2. Be able to describe the general elution problem.

    Harvey 12.3

  3. Understand how to utilize a Van Deemter plot (ie. kinetic variables affecting zone broadening).

    Harvey 12.3

  4. Understand the major components of a chromatogram and quantitative analysis in chromatography.