Trace Analysis

Trace Analysis

Volume 4

1st Edition - April 17, 1985

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  • Editor: James F. Lawrence
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483264066

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Trace Analysis, Volume 4 presents critical discussions of selected topics in organic and inorganic analytical chemistry including instrumentation, techniques, and applications to the detection, identification, and quantitation of trace quantities of substances in a large variety of sample materials. The volume is directed towards topics in the trace analysis of biological materials and environmental samples. Chapters are devoted to discussions on developments and applications of ion-selective polymeric membrane electrodes for biological tissues and fluids; evaluation of X-ray emission spectroscopy for trace analysis; the use of solid adsorbents for pre-concentrating trace organic substances, mainly pollutants, from air; and comparison of neutron activation analysis and proton-induced X-ray emission spectroscopy for the determination of trace elements in rain and snow. Organic and inorganic chemists, medical technicians, and ecologists will find the book a good reference material.

Table of Contents


  • Contents

    Contributors

    Preface

    Contents of Previous Volumes

    Recent Developments and Applications of Ion-Selective Polymeric Membrane Electrodes for Biological Tissues and Fluids

    I. Introduction

    II. Electrodes for the Determination of Ions

    III. Gas-Sensing Probes

    IV. Enzyme Electrodes and Biosensors

    V. Drug Detection

    VI. Immunoelectrodes

    VII. Measurement of Membrane Potentials of Biological Systems

    References

    High-Volume Collection of Organic Vapors Using Solid Adsorbents

    I. Introduction

    II. Solid Adsorbents for High-Volume Sampling

    III. Collection Efficiencies of Adsorbent Samplers

    IV. Vapor-Particle Partitioning of High-Molecular-Weight

    Organics

    References

    Trace Analysis of Environmental Samples by X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy

    I. Introduction

    II. Comparison of X-Ray Emission Analysis Techniques

    III. Air Pollution Analysis

    IV. Water Pollution Analysis

    V. Analysis of Other Environmental Samples

    References

    Recent Developments and Applications of Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy to Trace Elemental Analysis of Water

    I. Instrumentation

    II. Quantitation

    III. Analysis of Natural Waters

    References

    Trace Analysis of Wet Atmospheric Deposition by Nuclear Methods

    I. Introduction

    II. Literature Survey and Perspective of Wet Atmospheric

    Deposition

    III. Theoretical Considerations

    IV. Experimental Procedures

    V. Interpretation of Results

    VI. Conclusions

    References

    Index


Product details

  • No. of pages: 316
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1985
  • Published: April 17, 1985
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483264066

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James F. Lawrence

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