Analytical Chemistry by Seamus P J HigsonAnalytical Chemistry by Seamus P J Higson

Analytical Chemistry

bySeamus P J Higson

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Analytical Chemistry provides a clear and thorough introduction to the principles and practices underpinning modern analytical chemistry.Providing a complete course from basic first principles to in-depth coverage of the latest emerging techniques, this is an essential text for readers from all disciplines where a familiarity with analytical techniques is required.The book is arranged in three sections allowing readers from all levels to access the text as appropriate. The opening section covers fundamental or introductory material. Here little background knowledge is assumed in order to make the text suitable for students from a wide range of disciplines.This is followed by an in-depth account of the most commonly encountered instrumental techniques. The final section of the book provides more advanced coverage of significant emerging techniques in the field.Numerous diagrams, worked examples and self-assessment questions throughout the text help students to learn and test their understanding. Boxed sections allow the treatment of key topics in greater depth.Online Resource CentreAll the figures from the book will be available to download free from the companion web site at

About The Author

Lecturer in Analytical Chemistry, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1993-1996 Lecturer in Biomedical Materials Science, UMIST, 1996-2000 Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Materials Science, UMIST 2000-2002 Professor of Bio and Electroanalytical Science, Cranfield University, 2002-
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Title:Analytical ChemistryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.91 inPublished:December 23, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198502893

ISBN - 13:9780198502890

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Table of Contents

PART 1: The scope of analytical chemistry: ground rules and fundamentals Chapter 1: The scope of Analytical Chemistry and the nature of analytical measurementsChapter 2: Analytical quality assurance and statisticsPART 2: Chemical analysis: key principles and processesChapter 3: Standard wet chemical and reagent-based techniquesChapter 4: Analyses based on the determination of massChapter 5: An introduction to the use of visible and ultraviolet light for analytical measurementsPART 3: The key analytical techniquesChapter 6: Further applications of UV-visible absorption and fluorescence phenomena including X-ray fluorescence, Raman, Mossbauer, and photoelectron spectroscopic techniquesChapter 7: Atomic spectroscopy in analytical chemistryChapter 8: Separatory methods and chromatographyChapter 9: Mass spectroscopy Chapter 10: Electro-analytical techniques Chapter 11: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopyChapter 12: Infrared techniquesPART 4: Analytical chemistry in practice: contemporary analytical scienceChapter 13: Radiochemical analytical methodsChapter 14: Bio-Analytical methodsChapter 15: Environmental analyses and assaysChapter 16: Ctrical choice of technique, good laboratory practice, and safety in the laboratory

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`There is a simple design with well laid out text and uncomplicated diagrams. I particularly like the diagrams as they are very clear and would be easy for students to reproduce. The author has eradicated mathematics wherever possible, which will be popular with undergraduates.'Chemistry World