Introduction to Gas Chromatography

The ‘Introduction to Gas Chromatography’ On-Line Tutorial is basic introduction to the theory and practice of gas chromatographic analysis. It is designed to bring GC users to a more comfortable and capable level of proficiency in instrument operation, optimization, and troubleshooting. Lessons are presented in a visually engaging and accessible manner through narrated on-line video presentations. In full recognition of the difficulty in setting large blocks of uninterrupted time for training; the lessons are presented in short segments that can be easily fit into even the busiest schedules.

  • This course presents the basic processes and instrumentation involved with GC analysis.
  • The level of material is specifically designed for GC users without extensive formal training.
  • Applicable theory is covered to the extent that it helps guide best practices, method optimization and effective troubleshooting.

Upon successful completion of the tutorial, trainees will have increased confidence and skills in using gas chromatographs. They will better understand how GC works, be more competent at detecting and diagnosing problems, and will be better at interpreting the quality of analytical results. In the end, trainees will be more capable and comfortable using gas chromatographs.

Presenter: Matthew Klee

Dr Matthew S. Klee is a recognized authority in the area of GC analysis and instrumentation. Armed with a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry and 7 years in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, he joined HP (later to become Agilent Technologies). During 23 years at HP/Agilent, Dr Klee was involved with the invention and commercialization with many of the GC and GC-MS products that Agilent now sells. He regularly teaches GC short courses.

For a better understanding of the course format, view the first module below:



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