Extensively revised and updated with a more modern flavor and a new, two-color design, this sixth edition deals with principles and techniques of quantitative analysis. Examples of analytical techniques are drawn from such areas as life sciences, clinical chemistry, air and water pollution, and industrial analyses. New to this edition: Excel spreadsheets on CD-ROM
• New chapters on good laboratory practice, as well as genomics and proteomics
• A more modern flavor.
A text for college students majoring in chemistry and related fields. It is concerned primarily with quantitative analysis techniques and include discussions of how to design an analytical method, how to obtain a laboratory sample that is representative of the whole, how to prepare it for analysis, what measurement tools are available, automated analyses, and the statistical significance of the analysis. This revised and updated edition adds a number of new topics, new experiments, and new example problems, questions, and practice problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)