ISBN-10:
0854044426
ISBN-13:
9780854044429
Pub. Date:
01/01/1997
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry, The
Practical Statistics for the Analytical Scientist: A Bench Guide / Edition 1

Practical Statistics for the Analytical Scientist: A Bench Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

Analytical chemists must use a range of statistical tools in their treatment of experimental data to obtain reliable results. Practical Statistics for the Analytical Scientist is a manual designed to help them negotiate the daunting specialist terminology and symbols. Prepared in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry's Valid Analytical Measurement (VAM) programme, this volume covers the basic statistics needed in the laboratory. It describes the statistical procedures that are most likely to be required including summary and descriptive statistics, calibration, outlier testing, analysis of variance and basic quality control procedures. To improve understanding, many examples provide the user with material for consolidation and practice. The fully worked answers are given both to check the correct application of the procedures and to provide a template for future problems. Practical Statistics for the Analytical Scientist will be welcomed by practising analytical chemists as an important reference for day to day statistics in analytical chemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780854044429
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, The
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Choosing the Correct Statistics; Descriptive Statistics; Distribution Descriptives; Probability Distributions; Confidence Limits; Accuracy and Precision; Significance Testing; Outlier Tests; The ANalysis Of VAriance; Linear Regression; Polynomial Regression; Repeatability Standard Deviation; Reproducibility Standard Deviation; Analytical Quality Control; Statistical Sampling; Appendices; Subject Index

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