Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook 4e
Explains in detail the day-to-day procedures, techniques, and formulas of today's chemical laboratory. The new edition (2nd was 1981), emphasizing the importance of safety, has been expanded to include additional information on material safety data sheets, chemical waste disposal, Right-to-Know regulations, and the National Fire Protection Association codes. Also new is material on such topics as gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, infrared spectroscopy, atomic absorption spectroscopy, and computers in the laboratory.
The Chemical Technician.
Handling Chemicals and Solutions.
Compressed Gases in the Laboratory.
Pressure and Vacuum.
Basic Laboratory Mathematics.
Good Laboratory Practices.
Computers in the Chemistry Laboratory.
Heating and Cooling.
Plastic Lab Ware.
Laboratory Tools and Hardware.
Determination of Physical Other Properties.
Distillation and Evaporation.
Fundamentals of Chemistry.
Organic Chemistry Nomenclature.
Chemicals and Preparation of Solutions.
The Electromagnetic Spectrum.
Visible and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy.
Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.
Atomic Emission Spectroscopy.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.
Appendix A: Laboratory First Aid
Appendix B: Abbreviations, Symbols, and Unit Conversions
Appendix C: Glossary of Chemical Technology Terms
Appendix D: Physical Properties of Water Index