Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Course Name: 

Instrumental Methods of Analysis (MT910)






Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Spectroanalytical Methods: Introduction and fundamentals, Beer-Lamb principles, instrumentation and applications of IT spectroscopy, UV-visible spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Atomic absorption spectroscopy; Thermal Analysis: Fundamental principles, instrumentation and application of Thermogravimetry, Differential thermal analysis, Differential scanning calorimetry, Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis, Hyphenated techniques; Surface characterization by spectroscopy, Fundamental principles, instrumentation and applications of X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, TOF-SIMS; Surface analysis by microscopy, Fundamental principles, instrumentation and application of Scanning probe microscopy, Scanning tunneling microscopy, sample preparation techniques for electron microscopy.


J. W. Robinson, E. M. S. Frame and G. M. Frame II, Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, 6th Ed., Marcel Dekker, 2005.
D. A. Skoog, F. J. Holler and T. A. Nieman, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 4th Ed., Harcourt, 2001.
C. R. Brundle, C. A. Evants, Jr., and S. Wilson, Encyclopaedia of Materials Charaterization, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1992.
J. D. Menczel, R. B. Prime, Thermal Analysis of Polymers, Wiley, 2009.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P