Introduction to Mass Spectrometry

An introductory tutorial for students at the University of Arizona -- contents:

INTRODUCTION:  a brief description of a quadrupole instrument, information provided by an EI mass spectrum (including a table of common isotopes), a listing of other methods, and some helpful websites

EXAMPLES:  characteristic fragments observed in compounds presented by functional group

INTERPRETATION:  the basic steps to interpret an EI mass spectrum

QUIZZES:  Each quiz listed below is designed to help you learn how to interpret EI mass spectra
 
 
Alcohols Alkanes Amines Esters Halides
Aldehydes Amides Carboxylic acids Ethers Ketones
Written by L.Breci
breci@u.arizona.edu