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Crime scene chemistry for the armchair sleuth, Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf, Jack Goldsmith

Label
Crime scene chemistry for the armchair sleuth
Title
Crime scene chemistry for the armchair sleuth
Statement of responsibility
Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf, Jack Goldsmith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.25/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.C584 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Crime scene chemistry for the armchair sleuth, Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf, Jack Goldsmith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bare-bones chemistry
  • Demonstration 1 : A significant difference
  • ch. 1.
  • Confidence in chemistry and confidence in clues : the significance of digits
  • The
  • case of the presumptive perp
  • Demonstration 2 : Cashing it in
  • ch. 2.
  • Improbable profiling : finding massive clues
  • The
  • Acknowledgments
  • case of the significant other
  • Demonstration 3 : The color of crime
  • ch. 3.
  • My dear Watson : elements and the evidence they contain
  • The
  • case of the mystifying metal
  • Demonstration 4 : Chromatography and crime
  • ch. 4.
  • Isolating the witness : screening tests tell
  • The
  • Apologia
  • case of the dueling drugs
  • Demonstration 5 : A case of friction
  • ch. 5.
  • Fatal attractions : intermolecular forces make the charges stick
  • The
  • case of the sticky situation
  • Demonstration 6 : The current case
  • ch. 6.
  • Volatile situation : mass, gas, and chemical fingerprints
  • The
  • Introduction : The chemistry of crime
  • case of the validating vacuum
  • Demonstration 7 : Place of confinement
  • ch. 7.
  • Too much of a good thing : establishing concentration levels
  • A
  • case of strong medicine
  • Demonstration 8 : Solid evidence
  • ch. 8.
  • Crystal-clear crime : microcrystalline identification
  • The
  • The
  • case of the sweet surrender --
  • case of the innovative introduction
  • Public safety, and personal, too
  • Crime lab and crime solutions
  • pt. I.
  • ch. 10.
  • Chemistry under the influence : compounding the crime
  • A
  • case of nerves
  • Demonstration 11 : Seeing red, wearing blue
  • ch. 11.
  • Acrimonious adversity : acid-base chemistry
  • The
  • case of the cracked case
  • Demonstration 12 : Reduced to essentials
  • pt. 2.
  • ch. 12.
  • Burning passion : runaway redox reactions
  • The
  • case of the reducing rat
  • Demonstration 13 : Incriminating chemistry
  • ch. 13. The
  • smoking gun : explosive chemical reactions
  • The
  • case of the material witness
  • Demonstration 14 : Three strikes and a foul
  • Felonious interactions
  • ch. 14.
  • In hot water : thermochemistry
  • A
  • very cold case
  • Demonstration 15 : Sequence of events
  • ch. 15.
  • Doing time : the importance of chemical reaction rates
  • A
  • matter of timing
  • Demonstration 16 : Extracting the truth
  • Demonstration 9 : Physical evidence
  • ch. 16. The
  • clue is in the GUE : physical equilibrium
  • The
  • case of the perfect grime
  • Demonstration 17 : Evidence indicating otherwise
  • ch. 17.
  • Equal, just as for all : chemical equilibrium
  • The
  • case of a well-handled crime --
  • ch. 9. A
  • change for the worse : when it gets physical
  • The
  • case of the physical flaw
  • Demonstration 10 : Precipitating events
  • ch. 19.
  • Under the microscope : microscopy
  • The
  • case of courting trouble
  • Demonstration 20 : Point of law
  • ch. 20.
  • Sexy science : laser ablation
  • The
  • case of the subtle smear
  • Demonstration 21 : Illuminating details
  • pt. 3.
  • ch. 21. The
  • glaring truth : chemiluminescence and fluorescence
  • The
  • case of the hirsute homeless --
  • Interrogation lights
  • Demonstration 18 : Behind prism bars
  • ch. 18.
  • Enough rope : infrared spectroscopy for fiber and more
  • A
  • case of canine karma
  • Demonstration 19 : Examining the evidence
  • ch. 23.
  • Sticky cases : bodily fluid identification
  • The
  • case of the contraband confection
  • Demonstration 24 : Sorting out the facts
  • 24.
  • Unlocking the cell : death, decay, and DNA
  • The
  • case of the flowery felon
  • Demonstration 25 : The big jolt
  • pt. 4.
  • ch. 25.
  • Sniffing out the truth : the future of forensic chemistry
  • The
  • case of the clean getaway
  • Postmortem
  • Appendix : The periodic table of the elements
  • Endnotes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Corpus delicti
  • Demonstration 22 : Pointing the finger
  • ch. 22. The
  • prince of forensics : fingerprint technology
  • The
  • case of the elusive acetone
  • Demonstration 23 : A bloody shame
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
394 p.
Isbn
9781591025054
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007008263
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm85766125
  • (OCoLC)85766125
Label
Crime scene chemistry for the armchair sleuth, Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf, Jack Goldsmith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Bare-bones chemistry
  • Demonstration 1 : A significant difference
  • ch. 1.
  • Confidence in chemistry and confidence in clues : the significance of digits
  • The
  • case of the presumptive perp
  • Demonstration 2 : Cashing it in
  • ch. 2.
  • Improbable profiling : finding massive clues
  • The
  • Acknowledgments
  • case of the significant other
  • Demonstration 3 : The color of crime
  • ch. 3.
  • My dear Watson : elements and the evidence they contain
  • The
  • case of the mystifying metal
  • Demonstration 4 : Chromatography and crime
  • ch. 4.
  • Isolating the witness : screening tests tell
  • The
  • Apologia
  • case of the dueling drugs
  • Demonstration 5 : A case of friction
  • ch. 5.
  • Fatal attractions : intermolecular forces make the charges stick
  • The
  • case of the sticky situation
  • Demonstration 6 : The current case
  • ch. 6.
  • Volatile situation : mass, gas, and chemical fingerprints
  • The
  • Introduction : The chemistry of crime
  • case of the validating vacuum
  • Demonstration 7 : Place of confinement
  • ch. 7.
  • Too much of a good thing : establishing concentration levels
  • A
  • case of strong medicine
  • Demonstration 8 : Solid evidence
  • ch. 8.
  • Crystal-clear crime : microcrystalline identification
  • The
  • The
  • case of the sweet surrender --
  • case of the innovative introduction
  • Public safety, and personal, too
  • Crime lab and crime solutions
  • pt. I.
  • ch. 10.
  • Chemistry under the influence : compounding the crime
  • A
  • case of nerves
  • Demonstration 11 : Seeing red, wearing blue
  • ch. 11.
  • Acrimonious adversity : acid-base chemistry
  • The
  • case of the cracked case
  • Demonstration 12 : Reduced to essentials
  • pt. 2.
  • ch. 12.
  • Burning passion : runaway redox reactions
  • The
  • case of the reducing rat
  • Demonstration 13 : Incriminating chemistry
  • ch. 13. The
  • smoking gun : explosive chemical reactions
  • The
  • case of the material witness
  • Demonstration 14 : Three strikes and a foul
  • Felonious interactions
  • ch. 14.
  • In hot water : thermochemistry
  • A
  • very cold case
  • Demonstration 15 : Sequence of events
  • ch. 15.
  • Doing time : the importance of chemical reaction rates
  • A
  • matter of timing
  • Demonstration 16 : Extracting the truth
  • Demonstration 9 : Physical evidence
  • ch. 16. The
  • clue is in the GUE : physical equilibrium
  • The
  • case of the perfect grime
  • Demonstration 17 : Evidence indicating otherwise
  • ch. 17.
  • Equal, just as for all : chemical equilibrium
  • The
  • case of a well-handled crime --
  • ch. 9. A
  • change for the worse : when it gets physical
  • The
  • case of the physical flaw
  • Demonstration 10 : Precipitating events
  • ch. 19.
  • Under the microscope : microscopy
  • The
  • case of courting trouble
  • Demonstration 20 : Point of law
  • ch. 20.
  • Sexy science : laser ablation
  • The
  • case of the subtle smear
  • Demonstration 21 : Illuminating details
  • pt. 3.
  • ch. 21. The
  • glaring truth : chemiluminescence and fluorescence
  • The
  • case of the hirsute homeless --
  • Interrogation lights
  • Demonstration 18 : Behind prism bars
  • ch. 18.
  • Enough rope : infrared spectroscopy for fiber and more
  • A
  • case of canine karma
  • Demonstration 19 : Examining the evidence
  • ch. 23.
  • Sticky cases : bodily fluid identification
  • The
  • case of the contraband confection
  • Demonstration 24 : Sorting out the facts
  • 24.
  • Unlocking the cell : death, decay, and DNA
  • The
  • case of the flowery felon
  • Demonstration 25 : The big jolt
  • pt. 4.
  • ch. 25.
  • Sniffing out the truth : the future of forensic chemistry
  • The
  • case of the clean getaway
  • Postmortem
  • Appendix : The periodic table of the elements
  • Endnotes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Corpus delicti
  • Demonstration 22 : Pointing the finger
  • ch. 22. The
  • prince of forensics : fingerprint technology
  • The
  • case of the elusive acetone
  • Demonstration 23 : A bloody shame
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
394 p.
Isbn
9781591025054
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007008263
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm85766125
  • (OCoLC)85766125

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