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  • Author: Shimadzu CAS
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 10 hours
  • Video time: 3.4 hours
  • Exams: Yes
  • Certification: Yes
Course overview
This course offers practical knowledge to familiarize users with operation and general maintenance of Shimadzu GCMS-QP2020 NX.
Learning Outcome
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
  • Understand of the principle & instrumentation of Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
  • Understand the difference between SCAN and SIM mode
  • Use appropriate data acquisition mode for qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Process data acquired both qualitatively and quantitatively by GCMSsolution software
  • Troubleshoot some of the commonly encounter issues in GCMS analysis
  • Perform basic GCMS maintenances

Materials Required for eGCMS-001
e-Learning Course:


  • A Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometry with an autosampler (GCMS-QP2020 NX with AOC-20i) equipped with Split/Splitless injection port (SPL)  
  • SH-I-5MS column with 30 m length, 0.25 mm ID, 0.25 um df              (Cat# 221-75855-30) or equivalent

Operation Software

  • GCMSsolution 

Chemical & Reagent

  • Acetone solvent
  • Fragrance standards (Cymene, Benzyl Acetate and n-Decanol)
  • 1.5 ml sample vial with cap                (P/N 226-54110-31)
  • 4 ml sample vial with cap            (P/N 226-84412-31)
  • If the instrumentation, chemicals and reagents are not available, we still provide the data files for qualitative and quantitative data processing (data processing is done in GCMSsolution software).
  • If GCMSsolution software is not available, course contents are still beneficial to all GCMS users.

Course contents

Instructors for this course

Meet Your Instructors

All of our instructors are highly qualified professionals, widely acknowledged in their field.
Cynthia Lahey
Elgin Ting
Elvi Horiyanto

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