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GEOE 452 Instrumental Techniques Applied to Geochemical Studies

GEOE 452  Instrumental Techniques Applied to Geochemical Studies  Units: 3.00  

The theory and practical aspects of the techniques of sample preparation, X-ray powder diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, acid decomposition and digestion, column separation, liquid elemental and isotopic analysis are studied. Other techniques including Mossbauer, infra-red spectroscopy, synchrotron methods will also be covered. An extensive term project is required where the student employs these techniques to hands-on study of a geological material
in the analytical laboratories of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.
This course may not be offered every year.
(Lec: 2, Lab: 1, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: GEOE 232 or permission of the Instructor Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 24  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 12  
Engineering Design 0  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

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Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering

...the instructor. EXCLUSION: GEOL 452 GEOL 807 units) PREREQUISITE: GEOL/GEOE 463 or GEOL...