Summary: Exploring Chemical Analysisprovides an ideal one-term introduction to analytical chemistry for students whose primary interests generally lie outside of chemistry. Combining coverage of all major analytical topics with effective problem-solving methods, it teaches students how to understand analytical results and how to use quantitative manipulations, preparing them for the problems they will encounter in fields from biology to chemistry to geology. The new edition includes new appli
cations throughout, more emphasis on ''green chemistry,'' and more integration of Excel.
Summary: Exploring Chemical Analysisprovides an ideal one-term introduction to analytical chemistry for students whose primary interests generally lie outside of chemistry. Combining coverage of all major analytical topics with effective problem-solving methods, it teaches students how to understand analytical results and how to use quantitative manipulations, preparing them for the problems they will encounter in fields from biology to chemistry to geology. The new edition includes new applications throughout, more emphasis on ''green chemistry,'' and more integration of Excel. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:W.H. Freeman Published: 05/16/2008 International: No
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Chapter 0 The Analytical Process Cocaine Use? Ask the River 0-1 The Analytical Chemist's Job 0-2 General Steps in a Chemical Analysis Box 0-1 Constructing a Representative Sample
Chapter 1 Chemical Measurements Biochemical Measurements with a Nanoelectrode 1-1 SI Units and Prefixes Box 1-1 Exocytosis of Neurotransmitters 1-2 Conversion Between Units 1-3 Chemical Concentrations 1-4 Preparing Solutions 1-5 The Equilibrium Constant
Chapter 2 Tools of the Trade A Quartz-Crystal Sensor with an Imprinted Layer for Yeast Cells 2-1 Safety, Waste Disposal, and Green Chemistry 2-2 Your Lab Notebook Box 2-1 Dan's Lab Notebook Entry 2-3 The Analytical Balance 2-4 Burets 2-5 Volumetric Flasks 2-6 Pipets and Syringes 2-7 Filtration 2-8 Drying 2-9 Calibration of Volumetric Glassware 2-10 Methods of Sample Preparation Reference Procedure: Calibrating a 50-mL buret
Chapter 3 Math Toolkit Experimental Error 3-1 Significant Figures 3-2 Significant Figures in Arithmetic 3-3 Types of Error Box 3-1 What Are Standard Reference Materials? Box 3-2 Case Study: Systematic Error in Ozone Measurement 3-4 Propagation of Uncertainty 3-5 Introducing Spreadsheets 3-6 Graphing in Excel
Chapter 4 Statistics Is My Red Blood Cell Count High Today? 4-1 The Gaussian Distribution 4-2 Student's t Box 4-1 Analytical Chemistry and the Law 4-3 Grubbs Test for an Outlier 4-4 Finding the "Best" Straight Line 4-5 Constructing a Calibration Curve 4-6 A Spreadsheet for Least Squares
Chapter 5 Quality Assurance and Calibration Methods The Need for Quality Assurance 5-1 Basics of Quality Assurance Box 5-1 Control Charts 5-2 Validation of an Analytical Procedure 5-3 Standard Addition 5-4 Internal Standards
Chapter 6 Good Titrations The Earliest Known Buret 6-1 Principles of Volumetric Analysis 6-2 Titration Calculations 6-3 Chemistry in a Fishtank Box 6-1 Studying a Marine Ecosystem 6-4 Solubility Product Box 6-2 The Logic of Approximations 6-5 Titration of a Mixture 6-6 Titrations Involving Silver Ion Demonstration 6-1 Fajans Titration
Chapter 7 Gravimetric and Combustion Analysis The Geologic Time Scale and Gravimetric Analysis 7-1 Examples of Gravimetric Analysis Box 7-1 Shorthand for Organic Structures 7-2 Precipitation Demonstration 7-1 Colloids and Dialysis 7-3 Examples of Gravimetric Calculations 7-4 Combustion Analysis
Chapter 8 Introducing Acids and Bases Acid Rain 8-1 What Are Acids and Bases? 8-2 Relation Between [H+], [OH-], and pH 8-3 Strengths of Acids and Bases Demonstration 8-1 HCl Fountain 8-4 pH
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