Practical Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectroscopy

Author: John R. Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470093501
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The book provides an up-to-date account of inductively coupled plasmas and their use in atomic emission spectroscopy and mass spectrometry. Specific applications of the use of these techniques are highlighted including applications in environmental, food and industrial analysis. It is written in a distance learning / open learning style; suitable for self study applications. It contains contain self-assessment and discussion questions, worked examples and case studies that allow the reader to test their understanding of the presented material.

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

Author: John R. Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470682500
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book coves one of the most important areas in analytical sciences, extraction techniques for organic compounds in environmental and related matrices. This text discusses all of the key stages for analysing a sample for organic compounds from the initial sampling protocols, the range of different extraction techniques for solid, liquid and air samples through to the final chromatographic analysis. The topics covered include: Initial steps for solid, aqueous and air sampling. Extraction techniques for aqueous samples, including LLE, purge and trap, SPE, SPME, SBSE, SDME, membrane microextraction and MPES. Extraction techniques for solid samples, including Soxhlet, 'Soxtec', Shake-flask, sonication, PFE, MAE, SFE and MSPD. Extraction techniques for air sampling, including whole air, enrichment approaches and desorption techniques. Pre-concentration approaches for post-extraction. Practical aspects for chromatographic analysis (GC and HPLC) of organic compounds. Quality assurance aspects of analysis. Health and safety considerations. Key features include: Up-to-date information on the latest development in extraction techniques for organic compounds in environmental and food matrices. Ideal for use as a self-study guide, as the basis of a taught course or guided reading for new 'early-career' researchers. Includes a guide for the reader to other sources of information. Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as providing an invaluable starting point for individuals undertaking applied research in the fields of analytical, bioanalytical, environmental and food sciences. The Analytical Techniques in the Sciences series of books provides coverage of all of the major analytical techniques and their application in the most important areas of physical, life and materials science. Each text is presented in an open learning/distance learning style, in which the learning objectives are clearly identified. the reader's understanding of the material is constantly evaluated by the use of self-assessment and discussion questions.

Forensic Analytical Techniques

Author: Barbara H. Stuart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118497414
Format: PDF, Docs
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The book will be an open learning / distance learning text in the Analytical Techniques for the Sciences (AnTS) covering analytical techniques used in forensic science. No prior knowledge of the analytical techniques will be required by the reader. An introductory chapter will provide an overview of the science of the materials used as forensic evidence. Each of the following chapters will describe the techniques used in forensic analysis. The theory, instrumentation and sampling techniques will be explained and examples of the application of each technique to particular forensic samples will be provided. The reader will be able to assess their understanding with the use of regular self assessment questions and discussion questions throughout the book. The user of the book will be able to apply their understanding to the application of specific techniques to particular analyses encountered in their professional life.

Infrared Spectroscopy

Author: Barbara H. Stuart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470011130
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Provides an introduction to those needing to use infrared spectroscopy for the first time, explaining the fundamental aspects of this technique, how to obtain a spectrum and how to analyse infrared data covering a wide range of applications. Includes instrumental and sampling techniques Covers biological and industrial applications Includes suitable questions and problems in each chapter to assist in the analysis and interpretation of representative infrared spectra Part of the ANTS (Analytical Techniques in the Sciences) Series.

Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry

Author: Elizabeth Prichard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470517765
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The issue of quality assurance in the analytical chemistry laboratory has become of great importance in recent years. Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry introduces the reader to the whole concept of quality assurance. It discusses how all aspects of chemical analysis, from sampling and method selection to choice of equipment and the taking and reporting of measurements affect the quality of analytical data. Finally, the implementation and use of quality systems are covered.

Food Toxicants Analysis

Author: Yolanda Picó
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080468013
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Food Toxicants Analysis covers different aspects from the field of analytical food toxicology including emerging analytical techniques and applications to detect food allergens, genetically modified organisms, and novel ingredients (including those of functional foods). Focus will be on natural toxins in food plants and animals, cancer modulating substances, microbial toxins in foods (algal, fungal, and bacterial) and all groups of contaminants (i.e., pesticides), persistent organic pollutants, metals, packaging materials, hormones and animal drug residues. The first section describes the current status of the regulatory framework, including the key principles of the EU food law, food safety, and the main mechanisms of enforcement. The second section addresses validation and quality assurance in food toxicants analysis and comprises a general discussion on the use of risk analysis in establishing priorities, the selection and quality control of available analytical techniques. The third section addresses new issues in food toxicant analysis including food allergens and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The fourth section covers the analysis of organic food toxicants. * step-by-step guide to the use of food analysis techniques * eighteen chapters covering emerging fields in food toxicants analysis * assesses the latest techniques in the field of inorganic analysis

ATOMIC ABSORPTION AND PLASMA SPECTROSCOPY 2ND ED SET PRICE OF 34 BOOKS

Author: John R. Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9788126517268
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Atomic Absorption and Plasma Spectroscopy Second Edition Atomic Absorption and Plasma Spectroscopy incorporates two widely used and well established analytical chemistry techniques. This second edition follows an extremely successful first edition, Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy, and takes into account the increasing contribution in recent years of plasma emission spectroscopy to this important field. Plasma-based techniques are discussed in detail and the coupting of plasma spectroscopy with mass spectrometry is also considered. This highly readable text first introduces the reader to the subject and then, by means of self-assessment questions, regular summaries and lists of learning objectives, allows the readers to learn more about this important subject at their own pace. Atomic Absorption and Plasma Spectroscopy is an excellent introduction to the topic for the practising analyst. Analytical Chemistry by Open Learning This series provides a uniquely comprehensive and integrated coverage of analytical chemistry, focusing on basic concepts, classical methods, instrumental techniques and applications. The learning objectives of each text are clearly identified and the student's understanding of the material is constantly challenged by self-assessment questions with reinforcing or remedial responses. The overall objective of Analytical Chemistry by Open Learning is to enable the student to select and apply appropriate methods and techniques to solve analytical problems, and to interpret the results obtained.· Methodology in Trace Element Analysis· Sample Preparation· The Theory of Atomic Spectroscopy· Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy· Atomic Emission Spectroscopy· Inorganic Mass Spectrometry· Comparison of Techniques · Further Information

The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis

Author: Alice M. W. Hunt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199681538
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The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis draws together topics and methodologies essential for the socio-cultural, mineralogical, and geochemical analysis of archaelogical ceramic. Ceramic is one of the most complex and ubiquitous archaeomaterials in the archaeological record: it occurs around the world and through time in almost every culture and context, from building materials and technological installations to utilitarian wares and votive figurines. For more than 100 years, archaeologists have used ceramic analysis to answer complex questions about economy, subsistence, technological innovation, social organization, and dating. The volume is structured around the themes "Research design and data analysis," "Foundational concepts," "Evaluating ceramic provenance," "Investigating ceramic manufacture," "Assessing vessel function," and "Dating ceramic assemblages." It provides a common vocabulary and offers practical tools and guidelines for ceramic analysis using techniques and methodologies ranging from network analysis and typology to rehydroxylation dating and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Each chapter provides the theoretical background and practical guidelines, such as cost and destructiveness of analysis, for each technique, as well as detailed case studies illustrating the application and interpretation of analytical data for answering anthropological questions.

Chemical Sensors and Biosensors

Author: Brian R. Eggins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470511311
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Covering the huge developments in sensor technology and electronic sensing devices that have occurred in the last 10 years, this book uses an open learning format to encourage reader understanding of the subject. An invaluable distance learning book Applications orientated providing invaluable aid for anyone wishing to use chemical and biosensors Key features and subjects covered include the following: Sensors based on both electrochemical and photometric transducers Mass-sensitive sensors Thermal-sensitive sensors Performance factors for sensors Examples of applications Detailed case studies of five selected sensors 30 discussion questions with worked examples and 80 self-assessment questions 140 explanatory diagrams An extensive bibliography

Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Handbook

Author: Simon Nelms
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9781405109161
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written for both experienced analysts and new graduates or postgraduates starting to use ICP-MS as part of their academic or industrial research, the ICP Mass Spectrometry Handbook provides a thorough description of ICP-MS instrumentation and techniques, giving the reader sufficient knowledge to approach the technique with confidence.