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Forensic Chemistry : Fundamentals and Applications.

Author/Creator:
Siegel, Jay A.
Publication:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015.
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Book
1 online resource (664 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Forensic Science in Focus Ser.
Forensic Science in Focus Ser.
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Chemistry, Forensic.
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Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Table of Contents
About the editor
Contributors
Series preface
Forensic Science in Focus
Preface
CHAPTER 1: Drugs of abuse
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Law and legislation
1.3 Sampling
1.4 Specific drug types
1.5 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References
CHAPTER 2: Textiles
2.1 Introduction
2.2 A science of reconstruction
2.3 Textiles
2.4 Natural fibers
2.5 Manufactured fibers
2.6 Yarns and fabrics
2.7 Fiber types
2.8 Chemistry
2.9 The future
References
CHAPTER 3: Paint and coatings examination
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Paint chemistry
3.3 Automotive paint application
3.4 Forensic examination of paint
3.5 Paint evidence evaluation and expert opinion
References
CHAPTER 4: Forensic fire debris analysis
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Process overview
4.3 Sample collection
4.4 Ignitable liquid classification
4.5 Petroleum-based ignitable liquids
4.6 Non-petroleum-based ignitable liquids
4.7 Sample preparation
4.8 Sample analysis and data interpretation
4.9 Summary
References
CHAPTER 5: Explosives
5.1 The nature of an explosion
5.2 Physical and chemical properties of explosives
5.3 Protocols for the forensic examination of explosives and explosive devices
5.4 Chemical analysis of explosives
5.5 Ongoing research
Acknowledgements
References
Further reading
CHAPTER 6: Analysis of glass evidence
6.1 Introduction to glass examinations and comparisons
6.2 Glass, the material
6.3 A brief history of glass examinations
6.4 Glass examinations and comparison, standard laboratory practices
6.5 Interpretation of glass evidence examinations and comparisons
6.6 Case examples
6.7 Conclusions
References
CHAPTER 7: The forensic comparison of soil and geologic microtraces.
7.1 Soil and geologic microtraces as trace evidence
7.2 Comparison process
7.3 Developing expertise
7.4 Genesis of soil
7.5 Genesis of geologic microtraces
7.6 Collecting questioned samples of unknown origin
7.7 Collecting soil samples of known origin
7.8 Initial comparisons
7.9 Color comparison
7.10 Texture comparison
7.11 Mineral comparison
7.12 Modal analysis
7.13 Automated instrumental modal analysis
7.14 Ecological constituents
7.15 Anthropogenic constituents
7.16 Reporting comparison results
7.17 Future directions and research
Acknowledgments
References
Further reading
CHAPTER 8: Chemical analysis for the scientific examination of questioned documents
8.1 Static approach
8.2 Dynamic approach
8.3 Ink composition
8.4 Examinations
8.5 Questioned documents, crime scenes and evidential considerations
8.6 Interpreting results and rendering conclusions
References
CHAPTER 9: Chemical methods for the detection of latent fingermarks
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Sources of latent fingermark residue
9.3 Chemical processing of latent fingermarks
9.4 Experimental considerations for latent fingermark chemistry research
9.5 Conclusions and future directions
Acknowledgements
References
Further reading
CHAPTER 10: Chemical methods in firearms analysis
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Basic firearms examination
10.3 Shooting incident reconstruction
10.4 Conclusion
References
CHAPTER 11: Forensic microscopy
11.1 The microscope as a tool
11.2 Motivation
11.3 Scale
11.4 Finding
11.5 Preparing
11.6 Looking
11.7 Analyzing
11.8 Thinking
11.9 Thanking
References
CHAPTER 12: Chemometrics
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Chromatograms and spectra as multivariate data
12.3 Data preprocessing
12.4 Unsupervised pattern recognition.
12.5 Supervised pattern recognition procedures
12.6 Applications of chemometric procedures in forensic science
12.7 Conclusions
Acknowledgements
References
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Siegel, Jay A. Forensic Chemistry
ISBN:
9781118897744
9781118897720
OCLC:
932334544