[Summary of the course] This course explains standard materials, traceability of measurement, and the basic method of data management for appropriate evaluation of experimental data. It facilitates students’ ability to conduct introductory data management such as least square method through learning principles and doing exercises. It also explains principles and characteristics of measurement method for gas analysis such as gas chromatography and absorption spectroscopy.
[Aim of the course] Students will be able to evaluate their data or results from measurement instruments appropriately having understanding of data management method and principles of analytical methods.
At the end of this course, students will have following knowledge and capabilities.
1) Point of view on evaluation of data uncertainty
2) Basic point of statistical methods and capability to calculate uncertainty
3) Basic points for obtaining internationally consistent results
4) Standard materials and methods for gas analysis
Gas analysis method, Uncertainty, Data management, Traceability, International equality
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures will be conducted by writing on blackboards, using power point slides. Short discussion and exercise using spread sheet software will be also introduced.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||1. Evaluation of uncertainty and data management Uncertainty and error Propagation rule of uncertainty How to use averaging and regression analysis 2. Evaluation of international equality Organization of metrology and its role Comparing test for evaluation of technical ability Reference value and evaluation of equality Traceability of metrology / SI traceability 3. Standard gas Certified reference materials and certification Preparation method for standard gas and calculation of concentration Method for purity analysis of gas Uncertainty of concentration in standard gas and its evaluation Making calibration curve with standard gases and its application to quantification Supply system of standard gases 4. Gas analysis method Basic point of gas analysis Gas chromatograph and its detectors Evaluation of peak separation on a chromatogram and calculation of peak area Spectroscopic method such as FTIR and CRDS Example of improvement in precision of gas analysis method||1) Explain uncertainty and error. 2) Explain the framework of evaluation of international equality. 3) Explain standard materials and standard gases. 4) Explain gas analysis methods including those used for purity analyses|
Attendance is taken in every class. Full attendance are compulsory. Report on relation between own study theme and chemical substances cycles and/or cutting-edge technologies introduced is assessed.