Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)
Extend Your Rental at Any Time
Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.
Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.
As the number of forensic science and forensic chemistry degree programs has increased over the last few years,Forensic Chemistrywas the first book to specifically address this rapidly growing field. It introduces the principal areas of study from the perspective of analytical chemistry, addressing the legal context in which forensic chemistry is conducted, types of samples and matrices, variety of sample types encountered, and extensive use of instrumentation. It offers a solid foundation for basic chemistry, introducing chemical concepts and practices from a forensic perspective - including multivariate statistics, quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC), and protocols used in working forensic laboratories. Introduction; Statistics, Sampling, and Data Quality; Multivariate Statistics, Calibration, and Quality Assurance; Sample Preparation and Chromatography; Instrumentation and Microscopy; Drugs and Pharmacology; Forensic Drug Analysis I - Overview and Acidic Drugs; Forensic Drug Analysis II - Basic Drugs; Chemistry of Combustion I: Arson; Combustion II: Explosives and Gunshot Residue; Chemistry of Color: Inks and Paint; Chemistry of Polymers: Fibers, Paper, Plastics and Adhesives/ A useful reference for anyone interested in forensics or for chemistry professionals.
Table of Contents
Setting the Stage Preface
Statistics, Sampling, and Data Quality
Multivariate Statistics, Calibration, and Quality Assurance
Essential Elements of Forensic Chemistry
Sample Preparation and Chromatography
Instrumentation and Microscopy
Drugs Analysis and Toxicology
Drugs and Pharmacology
Forensic Drug Analysis I - Overview and Acidic Drugs
Forensic Drug Analysis II - Basic Drugs
Chemical Analysis Of Physical Evidence
Chemistry of Combustion I: Arson
Combustion II: Explosives and Gunshot Residue
Chemistry of Color: Inks and Paint
Chemistry of Polymers: Fibers, Paper, Plastics and Adhesives Appendices
Glossary of Terms
Lists of Abbreviations
Apothecary and Pharmaceutical Units
Characteristic Infrared Group Frequencies
Review of Key Organic Chemistry Terms, Mechanisms, and Reactions
Controlled Substances and Listed Chemicals
Color and Crystal Test Reagents
Statistics and Spreadsheets
Writing Forensic Reports
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.