1-day Hands-on Pyrolysis

20 September 2018 09:00-17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Course summary

Number of days: 1
Experience level: Advanced
Type: Generic, applicable to all instrumentation
Teaching method: Face-to-face classroom with practicals in the laboratory
RSC CPD approval: Approved for CPD
Course venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | See individual dates for other venues
Onsite/offsite availability: Arrange this course just for you
Scheduled course price: £499 + VAT per delegate

Course approval

This course has been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry for purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

What will you learn on this course?

This one day course is spent learning the theory behind the different pyrolysis techniques and then puts this knowledge into practice in the lab, creating pyrolysis methods, analysing samples and changing parameters to see the effects.

This course will cover analytical pyrolysis, samples that can be analysed, types of pyrolysis, instrumentation & set up and troubleshooting.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn about and gain practical experience on how to use Pyrolysis as an automated sample preparation technique for GC-MS in great detail
You will learn the fundamental theory of Pyrolysis
You will learn about the types of samples that can be analysed using Pyrolysis
You will learn about and gain practical experience in the various parameters that can be optimised for the technique to improve sensitivity
You will set up and maintain the technique on an instrument
You will learn about the individual steps of Pyrolysis
You will learn the common troubleshooting problems in Pyrolysis
You will learn the Pyrolysis tips and tricks
You will learn about the benefits using Pyrolysis in the analysis of your samples

Who is this course for?

This course requires good knowledge of GC or GC-MS.

Course combinations

Combine with the other 4 hands-on sample preparation techniques, the Hands-on Headspace, Hands-on SPME, Hands-on Thermal Desorption and the Hands-on Purge-and-Trap courses to form the Hands-on Sample Preparation course for £1870 + VAT.
Combine with any of the Hands-on Headspace, Hands-on SPME, Hands-on Thermal Desorption and the Hands-on Purge-and-Trap courses for a discounted price: 2 days for £925 + VAT; 3 days for £1310 + VAT; 4 days for £1640 + VAT; 5 days for £1870 + VAT.

The Open University

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom

Organised by

Anthias Consulting Ltd are experts in the separation sciences in the fields of Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and related techniques.

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