Advantages of Instrumental Methods

  • Advancements in technology and computing have allowed for the development of instruments designed to analyse chemical substances.
  • Methods of analysis include X-ray, Infra-Red and Mass Spectroscopy, Gas Chromatography and Flame Photometry.
  • These analytical techniques require modern day instruments which are a vital part of busy chemistry laboratories.
  • The advantage of using these instruments over more traditional methods include:
    • They provide greater accuracy.
    • They are faster and easier to use.
    • Modern instruments are very sensitive and can work with very small sample sizes.

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