Analytical Techniques Videos

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Overview: Analytic Techniques

This is an overview of Topic 20: Analytic Techniques. It includes infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.

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An Introduction to Infrared Spectroscopy

This video explains what infrared spectroscopy is and how it is used to help identify functional groups in an organic compounds.

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Interpreting Infrared Spectra

This video demonstrates how to approach an infrared spectra by comparing of IR spectra for methanol, methanoic acid and methanal.

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Mass Spectrometry of Organic Compounds

This video describes how the mass spectra of organic compounds are used to determine the Mr and how fragment peaks are used to help work out the structure of the molecule.

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