Syllabus | Pharmaceutical Analysis -I–Theory | B. Pharmacy

Course : B. Pharmacy    Semester -1 st  / Year 1st

Pharmaceutical Analysis -I–Theory

BP102T

Units Topics (Experiments) Domain Hours
1 Pharmaceutical analysis

Definition and scope

Different techniques of analysis

Methods of expressing concentration

Primary and secondary standards.

Preparation and standardization of various molar and normal solutions-Oxalic acid, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, sodium thiosulphate, sulphuric acid, potassium permanganate and ceric ammonium sulphate

 

Errors: Sources of errors,

types of errors,

methods of minimizing errors,

accuracy,

precision and significant figures

 

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Acid base titration: Theories of acid base indicators, classification of acid base titrations and theory involved in titrations of strong, weak, and very weak acids and bases, neutralization curves

-Non aqueous titration: Solvents, acidimetry and alkalimetry titration and estimation of Sodium benzoate and Ephedrine HCl

 

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3 Precipitation   titrations: Mohr’s   method,   Volhard’s,   Modified Volhard’s, Fajans method,   estimation of sodium chloride.

Complexometric titration: Classification, metal ion indicators, masking and demasking reagents, estimation of Magnesium sulphate, and calcium gluconate.

Gravimetry: Principle and steps involved in gravimetric analysis. Purity of the precipitate: co-precipitation and post precipitation, Estimation of barium sulphate

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–          Redox titrations

Concepts of oxidation and reduction

Types of redox titrations (Principles and applications)

–          Cerimetry, Iodimetry, Iodometry, Bromatometry, Dichrometry, Titration with potassium iodate

 

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5 Electrochemical methods of analysis

Conductometry– Introduction, Conductivity cell, Conductometric titrations, applications

Potentiometry – Electrochemical cell, construction and working of reference (Standard hydrogen, silver chloride electrode and calomel electrode) and indicator electrodes (metal electrodes and glass electrode), methods to determine end point of potentiometric titration and applications.

 Polarography – Principle, Ilkovic equation, construction and working of dropping mercury electrode and rotating platinum electrode, applications

 

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