Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Course Catalog 2011-2012

BME-2206 Instrumentation in Clinical Chemistry, 5 cr

Additional information

Course is lectured every second year. Course is lectured in academic year 2011-2012.

Person responsible

Jukka Lekkala


Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer Implementations Lecture times and places
 2 h/week

+2 h/week
 2 h/week



BME-2206 2011-01 Wednesday 14 - 16, HB111


Active participation in lectures and exercises and final examination.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Learning outcomes

Student can recognize the physics and chemistry behind the analytical instruments and measuring methods. Student is able to design a chemical analyzer on principal level and compare different realizations according to their characteristics and performance.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Bases and general methods in the analysis of clinical chemistry.      
2. Sampling and sample handling and instrumentation.      
3. Measurement techniques, error sources and quality analysis.     

Evaluation criteria for the course

The final grade of the course is determined based on the assessment of all part of the course. The weighting factor of each part is given at the beginning of the course. Grades 1-2: Learning outcomes have been achieved. Satisfactory command in core content of the course. Grades 3-4: Some learning outcomes have been exceeded qualitatively or quantitatively. Good command in core content and complementary knowledge of the course. Good or very good marks from all parts of the course. Grade 5: Most of the learning outcomes have been exceeded. Deep command in the whole content of the course. Almost maximum performance in all parts of the course.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Edition, availability, ... Examination material Language
Book   Instrumental Analysis   Gary D. Christian, James E. O¿Reilly   0-205-08640-3          English  
Book   Instrumental Methods of Analysis   H. Willard, L. Merritt, L. Dean and F. Settle   0-534-08142-8          English  

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Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
BME-2206 Instrumentation in Clinical Chemistry, 5 cr LTT-2306 Instrumentation in Clinical Chemistry, 5 cr  

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Implementation Description Methods of instruction Implementation
BME-2206 2011-01        

Last modified24.02.2011