Wet Chemistry

Lesson Code: PPL-1206 This e-Lesson is aimed at analytical laboratory personnel who require an overview of necessary wet chemistry skills including use of pipettes and burettes, quantitative transfer of materials, and making dilutions.

  • Category: Analytical Laboratory - Practices


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

  • Understand the basics of wet chemistry techniques such as pipetting and the use of burettes
  • Describe typical pipetting errors and their consequences
  • Describe typical titration errors and their consequences
  • Describe typical errors caused by poor quantitative transfer skills and their consequences
  • Describe common errors that affect dilution accuracy

KEYWORDS: Burettes, Draining, Endpoint, Glassware, Meniscus, Pipettes, Pipette Bulb, Rinsing, Spills, Stirring Bar, Stopcocks, Thermal Equilibrium, Volume Precision