Chemistry lab

The laboratory of Chemistry is both didactic and serves the surrounding community.

The chemistry lab is used by all levels of Biotechnology department , Biomedical Laboratory Science level I and Civil Engineering department level I for chemistry courses according to the program and Modules; it is also used for research of teachers and students and then for the community outreach.

*Biotechnology department:

Level I :General Chemistry Module

Level II:- Production Techniques Module

– Food Technology Module

– Food Engineering Module

– Advanced Chemistry Module

– Biological engineering(Enzymology, physical method of


Level III: – Animal Products Processing Module

– Postharvest Technology Module

Level IV: – Beverages Science and Technology Module

– Food Products Analysis Module

– Biochemical engineering(Industrial enzymology)


Level I :- Analytical chemistry module
              – Biochemistry I Module


Level I : – Engineering Chemistry Module

Common tests conducted in Chemistry laboratory

  • Dry Matter
  • Rough ashes
  • Total Nitrogen
  • Crude proteins
  • Fat Content
  • Soluble Sugars
  • Starch
  • Phosphorous
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Total Acid
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Beta Carotene
  • Extraction of essential oils

Main apparatus:

  • Drying Oven
  • Moufle furnace
  • Agitators
  • Digital Burette
  • Centrifugeuse
  • Hotte toxicap
  • Spectrophotometers
  • Réfrigerator
  • KJELDAHL Digester
  • Evaporator
  • Distillator
  • Romer mill
  • Mini-Eliza
  • Turbidimeter
  • Refractometer

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