Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (9th edition)

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (9th edition)

By: F Holler (author), Stanley Crouch (author), Donald West (author), Douglas A. Skoog (author)Hardback

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Known for its readability and systematic, rigorous approach, this fully updated Ninth Edition of FUNDAMENTALS OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY offers extensive coverage of the principles and practices of analytic chemistry and consistently shows students its applied nature. The book's award-winning authors begin each chapter with a story and photo of how analytic chemistry is applied in industry, medicine, and all the sciences. To further reinforce student learning, a wealth of dynamic photographs by renowned chemistry photographer Charlie Winters appear as chapter-openers and throughout the text. Incorporating Excel spreadsheets as a problem-solving tool, the Ninth Edition is enhanced by a chapter on Using Spreadsheets in Analytical Chemistry, updated spreadsheet summaries and problems, an "Excel Shortcut Keystrokes for the PC" insert card, and a supplement by the text authors, EXCEL (R) APPLICATIONS FOR ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, which integrates this important aspect of the study of analytical chemistry into the book's already rich pedagogy. New to this edition is OWL, an online homework and assessment tool that includes the Cengage YouBook, a fully customizable and interactive eBook, which enhances conceptual understanding through hands-on integrated multimedia interactivity. Available with InfoTrac (R) Student Collections

About Author

Stanley R. Crouch is professor emeritus at Michigan State University. He received his undergraduate and M.S. degrees from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois. He is the recipient of the 2001 American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Chemical Instrumentation and the 1996 ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching. Douglas A. Skoog was a professor of chemistry at Stanford University and the lead author of several best-selling texts during his career. He earned a B.S. in chemistry from Oregon State University and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois. Dr. Skoog was the 1999 recipient of the American Chemical Society award in analytical chemistry, sponsored by the Fisher Scientific Company. That same year, he was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1993, he received the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching. F. James Holler is professor emeritus of chemistry and recipient of the Alumni Association Great Teacher Award at the University of Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. In addition to his role as co-author of several bestselling texts, he is co-creator of the world-famous Periodic Table of Comic Books. Donald M. West (deceased) was a Professor of Chemistry at San Jose State University.


1. The Nature of Analytical Chemistry PART I: TOOLS OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 2. Chemicals, Apparatus, and Unit Operations of Analytical Chemistry 3. Using Spreadsheets in Analytical Chemistry 4. Calculations Used in Analytical Chemistry 5. Errors in Chemical Analyses 6. Random Errors in Chemical Analysis 7. Statistical Data Treatment and Evaluation 8. Sampling, Standardization, and Calibration PART II: CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIA 9. Aqueous Solutions and Chemical Equilibria 10. Effect of Electrolytes on Chemical Equilibria 11. Solving Equilibrium Problems for Complex Systems PART III: CLASSICAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS 12. Gravimetric Methods of Analysis 13. Titrimetric Methods; Precipitation Titrimetry 14. Principles of Neutralization Titrations 15. Titration Curves for Complex Acid/Bases Systems 16. Applications of Neutralization Titrations 17. Complexation Reactions and Titrations PART IV: ELECTROCHEMICAL METHODS 18. Introduction to Electrochemistry 19. Applications of Standard Electrode Potentials 20. Applications of Oxidation/Reduction Titrations 21. Potentiometry 22. Bulk Electrolysis: Electrogravimetry and Coulometry 23. Voltammetry PART V: SPECTROCHEMICAL ANALYSIS 24. Introduction to Spectrochemical Methods 25. Instruments for Optical Spectroscopy 26. Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy 27. Molecular Fluorescence Spectroscopy 28. Atomic Spectroscopy 29. Mass Spectrometry PART VI: KINETICS AND SEPARATIONS 30. Kinetic Methods of Analysis 31. Introduction to Analytical Separations 32. Gas Chromatography 33. High-Performance Liquid Chromatography 34. Miscellaneous Separation Methods PART VII: PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS To access the following online-only chapters, enter ISBN 978-0-495-55828-6 at and visit this book's companion website. 35. Analysis of Real Samples 36. Preparing Samples for Analysis 37. Decomposing and Dissolving the Sample 38. Selected Methods of Analysis

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  • ISBN13: 9780495558286
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1072
  • ID: 9780495558286
  • weight: 2250
  • ISBN10: 0495558281
  • edition: 9th edition

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