Investigating Chemistry: A Forensic Science Perspective / Edition 1

Investigating Chemistry: A Forensic Science Perspective / Edition 1

by Matthew Johll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716764334

ISBN-13: 9780716764335

Pub. Date: 03/17/2006

Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company

The role of science to criminal investigations has inspired hit television shows and is captivating millions of people. Now there is a new chemistry book that uses a unique forensic chemistry theme to introduce basic chemical concepts to students who are not science-savvy but who must take a science course to fulfill requirements. Matthew Johll's refreshing new

Overview

The role of science to criminal investigations has inspired hit television shows and is captivating millions of people. Now there is a new chemistry book that uses a unique forensic chemistry theme to introduce basic chemical concepts to students who are not science-savvy but who must take a science course to fulfill requirements. Matthew Johll's refreshing new approach gives students a captivating new context for learning the fundamentals of chemistry and helps them sort the facts from the fiction when it comes to the crime-solving capabilities of current chemical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716764335
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
03/17/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.21(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Forensic Chemistry
2. Evidence Collection and Preservation
3. Atomic Clues
4. Chemical Evidence
5. Properties of Solutions I: Aqueous Solutions
6. Properties of Solutions II: Intermolecular Forces and Colligative Properties
7. Drug Chemistry
8. Chemistry of Addiction
9. Arson Investigation
10. Chemistry of Explosions
11. Estimating the Time of Death
12. Dirty Bombs and Nuclear Terrorism
13. Poisons
14. Identification of Victims: DNA Analysis

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