Instrumentation - Error Prevention

Lesson Code: PPL-1205. This e-Lesson is aimed at analytical laboratory personnel who require an overview of common errors associated with using spectrometry (AA, UV/VIS, IR) and pH measurement techniques and how these errors can be avoided.

  • Category: Analytical Laboratory - Practices


After taking this e-Lesson you will be able to:

  • Describe the main applications of AA, UV/VIS, and IR spectrometry techniques
  • List the common errors associated with each technique
  • Describe how these errors can be avoided for each technique
  • Describe the precautions that should be taken when making pH measurements with a pH meter

KEYWORDS: Baseline, Buffers, Cuvettes, Electrode, Errors, Gas, Nebulizer, Organic Compounds, Qualitative Analysis, Quantitative Analysis, Sample