5-day Hands-on Complete HPLC & LC-MS

5 February 2018 09:00 - 9 February 2018 17:00, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Introduction
What will you learn on this course?

This course provides the theory of HPLC and LC-MS essential to any participant, along with the hands-on practical element in the laboratory to practice and re-enforce the theoretical knowledge. These courses are 50% theory and 50% practical in a lab environment.

After an introduction to liquid chromatography, this course addresses solvents & buffers (the mobile phase), pumps, isocratic and gradient elution, sample introduction, analytical columns, HPLC detectors, mass spectrometry including tuning, ionisation, mass analysers, ion detector and data analysis. The knowledge is then used to create methods, perform injections and change parameters to see the effects. The course discusses the need for maintenance along with practicals to carry out maintenance on both an HPLC and an LC-MS system such as the autosampler, injector, columns, detectors, MS tuning, vacuum system, ion source and the mass analyser. A day is spent on troubleshooting an HPLC or LC-MS instrument and learning what problems can occur, with real problem solving on the instruments and data analysis software.

This course combines the five individual hands-on days covering HPLC Theory and Methods, HPLC Maintenance, Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Theory and Methods, LC-MS Maintenance and HPLC & LC-MS Troubleshooting.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn the importance of good chromatography
You will learn about the function & operation of the individual HPLC components
You will become familiar with the HPLC instrumentation
You will have practical experience of adjusting the parameters for each HPLC component
You will have practical experience of performing maintenance on each HPLC component
You will learn the principles of mass spectrometry
You will learn about the function & operation of the LC-MS individual components
You will become familiar with the MS instrumentation
You will have practical experience of adjusting the parameters for each MS component
You will have practical experience of performing maintenance on each MS component
You will learn the strategies for HPLC & LC-MS instrument troubleshooting
You will have practical experience of HPLC & LC-MS instrument troubleshooting

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for all levels of knowledge; however for complete beginners it is advisable to attend the 1-day Absolute Basics of HPLC & LC-MS first to get a good basic overview of liquid chromatography and LC-MS.

If you would like to improve your knowledge in a particular area and don't want to attend a 5-day course you can choose to attend individual days from the Hands-on Complete HPLC & LC-MS course.

Course Venue: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | see individual dates for other venues | arrange this course onsite
Number of days: 5
Price: £1990 + VAT

Special offers (discounts cannot be combined):

Early Bird: Book at least 12 weeks in advance and receive a 10% discount for this 5-day course.
Student: Discount of 10% for this 5-day course (valid student ID card required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
RSC Member: Discount of 15% for this 5-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Chromsoc Member: Discount of 10% for this 5-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Warwick alumni: Discount of 10% for this 5-day course (membership number required) if booked at least 4 weeks in advance.
Group Discount: 4 colleagues from the same company can attend for the price of 3, when attending the same course.
Venue
The Open University

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

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


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