Analytical Chemistry in Archaeologyby A. M. Pollard, C. M Batt, B. Stern, S. M. M. Young
This book introduces the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and reviews their application to archaeology.See more details below
This book introduces the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and reviews their application to archaeology.
Table of Contents
Part I. The Role of Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology: 1. Archaeology and analytical chemistry; 2. An introduction to analytical chemistry; Part II. The Application of Analytical Chemistry to Archaeology: 3. Elemental analysis by absorption and emission spectroscopies; 4. Molecular analysis by absorption and Raman spectroscopy; 5. X-ray techniques and electron beam microanalysis; 6. Neutron activation analysis; 7. Chromatography; 8. Mass spectrometry; 9. Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS); Part III. Some Basic Chemistry for Archaeologists: 10. Atoms, isotopes, electron orbitals and the periodic table; 11. Valency, bonding and molecules; 12. The electromagnetic spectrum; 13. Practical issues in analytical chemistry.
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