The Facts on File Dictionary of Forensic Science

The Facts on File Dictionary of Forensic Science

by Suzanne Bell

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Overview

The Facts On File Dictionary of Forensic Science contains approximately 1,800 cross-referenced entries representing the basic concepts found in this evolving interdisciplinary science, which incorporates topics from other scientific disciplines, including biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, and anthropology. The dictionary offers concise, informative definitions of the fundamental terms, concepts, practices, tools, applications, and cases in forensic science. In addition to 80 line drawings and photographs, the dictionary includes a bibliography of print and Web resources and five other helpful appendixes -- on common abbreviations and acronyms, the periodic table of elements, common units, conversion factors, and prefixes -- and diagrams of the human skeleton and skull. The Facts On File Dictionary of Forensic Science will benefit students, teachers, university and public libraries, as well as professionals in forensic science or related fields seeking comprehensive coverage of this widely publicized area of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816051533
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Series: The Facts on File Science Library
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Entries A to Z1
Appendixes
I.Bibliographies and Web Resources264
II.Common Abbreviations and Acronyms269
III.Periodic Table of the Elements273
IV.Common Units, Conversion Factors, and Prefixes275
V.Human Skeleton276
VI.Human Skull277

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