Virtual Classroom Training: Absolute Basics of Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)

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Module 2 of the Absolute Basics of Physical & Structural Properties of Molecules course.

Course summary

What will you learn on this course?

This module is a perfect introduction for absolute beginners to Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA). The course will cover the what, why, where, when and how of Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA).

  • What is Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)?
  • Why do we use TGA? How could it help solve problems and what answers could it give?
  • When do we use TGA? What types of analytes and samples can you use TGA for?
  • How does TGA work? and what instrumentation is available?
  • Where do we use TGA? Which applications to answer what questions?

Learning outcomes

  • You will learn about the different types of TGA
  • You will understand the definition of TGA
  • You will learn the principles & limitations of the techniques
  • You will learn about the principles and components of TGA instrumentation
  • You will learn the purpose and principles of data analysis
  • You will learn about different sampling techniques for TGA
  • You will learn about a number of industries and their application of TGA

Who is this course for?

  • Beginners - those new to Thermal Gravimetric Analysis.
  • Analysts or Technicians looking for a refresher in these techniques.
  • Lab Managers and Line Managers - those who are responsible for the instruments or the analysts using them.
  • Data Analysts and Report Writers - technical specialists who aren't using the instruments but are using data from them.
  • Service Engineers and Consultant Engineers - those who look after or recommend the use of these instruments but don't have the chemistry background or chemistry viewpoint.
  • Those involved in the Sales or Marketing of these instruments, their consumables or their use for analysis - e.g. manufacturers, contract labs, media companies.

This course is ideal either as stand-alone or prior to attending further bespoke TGA application development training.

Course discounts

*Discount applicable when booked at least 24 hours in advance, membership number is required. Discounts cannot be combined and are only applicable to courses both organised and run by Anthias Consulting Ltd.

  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) members receive a discount of 20% for this course in 2020
  • Community for Analytical Measurement Science (CAMS) members receive a discount of 20% for this course in 2020

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Feedback from previous attendees:

"The instructor was very knowledgeable and communicated in an accessible way."  Virtual Classroom training, July 2020.