Forensic Chemistry: Pearson New International Edition


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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
2
Auteur
Suzanne Bell,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
LAW041000 LAW / Forensic Science
BIC subject category (UK)
JKVF1 Forensic science
Code publique Onix
05 College/higher education
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Aspects juridiques de la criminologie
Classification thématique Thema: Expertise médicolégale

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Date de publication
01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292033754
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 612
Code interne
1292033754
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Chapter 1- Introduction and Overview- Chemistry and the Law
1.1 What is Forensic Chemistry?
1.2 Precedent in Chemistry and the Law
1.3 Key Forensic and Legal Concepts
1.4 The Flow of a Forensic Analysis
1.5 The Forensic Mind-Set
1.6 Forensic Chemistry Today
1.7 Becoming and Being a Forensic Professional

PART 1- METROLOGY

Chapter 2- Foundations
    2.1 Metrology and Measurement
    2.2 Significant Figures, Rounding, and Uncertainty
    2.3 Fundamental Statistics
    2.4 Error, Accuracy, and Precision
    2.5 Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 3- Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    3.1 Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    3.2 Quality Control Procedures
    3.3 Quality Control and Calibration

Chapter 4- Reporting Defensible Uncertainty and Obtaining Representative Samples
    4.1 Uncertainty
    4.2 Sampling and Sampling Plans

PART 2- CHEMICAL FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 5- Chemical Fundamentals: Partitioning, Equilibria, and Acid/ Base Chemistry
    5.1 General Considerations
    5.2 An Introductory Example
    5.3 The Special K’s
    5.4 Partitioning
    5.5 Partitioning with a Solid Phase
    5.6 Extension of Partitioning: Thin-Layer Chromatography

Chapter 6- Instrumentation
    6.1 Microscopes and Chemical Microscopy
    6.2 Spectroscopy
    6.3 Mass Spectroscopy
    6.4 Elemental Analysis
    6.5 Microspectrophotometry
    6.6 Electrophoretic Instrumentation

PART 3- DRUGS AND POISON

Chapter 7- Drugs as Physical Evidence: Seized Drugs and Their Analysis
    7.1 What is a Drug?
    7.2 Classification and Categories
    7.3 Drugs as Evidence
    7.4 Analysis of Seized Drugs

Chapter 8- Forensic Drug Analysis II: Selected Drug Classes
    8.1 Acidic and Neutral Drugs
    8.2 Basic Drugs

Chapter 9- Drugs in the Body
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 ADME
    9.3 Compartment Models
    9.4 Absorption
    9.5 Metabolism
    9.6 Elimination
    9.7 An Integrated Approach
    9.8 Dosage Considerations
    9.9 How Drugs Work

Chapter 10- Forensic Toxicology
    10.1 Sample Types
    10.2 Categories of Forensic Toxicology
    10.3 Analytical Methods

PART 4 COMBUSTION EVIDENCE

Chapter 11- The Chemistry of Combustion and Arson
    11.1 The Combustion Continuum
    11.2 Aspects of Combustion
    11.3 Flames and Fires
    11.4 Arson and Fire Investigation

Chapter 12- Explosives
    12.1 Explosions, Detonations, and Explosives
    12.2 Explosive Power
    12.3 Forensic Analysis of Explosives

Chapter 13- Firearms and Associated Chemical Evidence
    13.1 How Guns Work
    13.2 Primers and Propellants
    13.3 Forensic Chemical Analysis of Firearms Evidence
    13.4 Serial Number Restoration

PART 5 MATERIALS

Chapter 14- The Chemistry of Colors and Colorants
    14.1 Color: A Quantitative View
    14.2 Colorants
    14.3 Application of Colorants: Inks
    14.4 Applications of Colorants: Mechanical and Computer Printing
    14.5 Applications of Colorants: Paint

Chapter 15- The Chemistry of Polymers
    15.1 Polymers
    15.2 Biopolymers: Polysaccharides
    15.3 Synthetic Polymers

Chapter 16- Forensic Analysis of Inks and Paints
    16.1 Analytical Methods
    16.2 Aging and Dating

Appendix 1- Alphabetical Glossary of Terms
Appendix 2- Abbreviations
Appendix 3- Solvent Properties for SPE and HPLC
Appendix 4- Key Organic Chemistry Terms and Reactions
Appendix 5- Thermodynamic Quantities
Appendix 6- Apothecary and Other Units in Forensic Chemistry
Appendix 7- Characteristic Infrared Group Frequencies
Appendix 8- Reagents for Color Test Reagents
Appendix 9- Tables for Statistical Testing


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