Modern Instrumental Analysis

Edited by

  • Satinder Ahuja, Ahuja Consulting, Calabash, NC, USA
  • Neil Jespersen, Chemistry Department, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY, USA

Modern Instrumental Analysis covers the fundamentals of instrumentation and provides a thorough review of the applications of this technique in the laboratory. It will serve as an educational tool as well as a first reference book for the practicing instrumental analyst. The text covers five major sections:1. Overview, Sampling, Evaluation of Physical Properties, and Thermal Analysis2. Spectroscopic Methods 3. Chromatographic Methods 4. Electrophoretic and Electrochemical Methods 5. Combination Methods, Unique Detectors, and Problem Solving Each section has a group of chapters covering important aspects of the titled subject, and each chapter includes applications that illustrate the use of the methods. The chapters also include an appropriate set of review questions.
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For graduate students, laboratory personnel and managers in academia, industrial, and government laboratories


Book information

  • Published: October 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52259-7

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Overview (S. Ahuja).
Chapter 2. Sampling and sample preparation (S. Ahuja, D. Diehl).
Chapter 3. Evaluation of basic physical properties(N. Jespersen).
Chapter 4. Thermal analysis (H.G. Brittain, R.D. Bruce).
Chapter 5. General principles of spectroscopy and spectroscopic analysis (N. Jespersen).
Chapter 6. Near-infrared spectroscopy (E.W. Ciurczak).
Chapter 7. X-ray diffraction and x-ray fluorescence(H.G. Brittain).
Chapter 8. Atomic spectroscopy (T.H. Risby).
Chapter 9. Emission methods (C.H. Lochmüller).
Chapter 10. Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy(L. Lohr et al.).
Chapter 11. Mass spectrometry (D.J. Burinsky).
Chapter 12. Theory of separation methods (C.H. Lochmüller).
Chapter 13. Thin-layer chromatography (P.M. Grillini).
Chapter 14. Gas chromatography (N.H. Snow).
Chapter 15. High-pressure liquid chromatography(S. Ahuja).
Chapter 16. Supercritical fluid chromatography (M.E.P. McNally).
Chapter 17. Electromigration methods: origins, principles, and applications (M. Jimidar).
Chapter 18a. Potentiometry (M. Telting-Diaz, Yu Qin).
Chapter 18b.Voltammetry: Dynamic electrochemical techniques (A. Hussam).
Chapter 19. Hyphenated methods (T.R. Sharp, B.L. Marquez).
Chapter 20a. Optical sensors (E. Wang).
Chapter 20b. Bioactivity detectors (S.M. Ford).
Chapter 20c. Drug detectors (S.M. Ford).
Chapter 21. Problem solving and guidelines for method selection (A.H. Ullman, D.E. Raynie).