Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth PDF ePub eBook

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Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth free pdf Chemists and science authors Cathy Cobb and Monty L Fetterolf have teamed up with Jack G. Goldsmith, fellow chemist and reserve police officer, to create another intriguing trek through the science of chemistry, this time using the fascinating field of forensic chemistry as their framework. All new hands-on demonstrations and fictional minute mysteries illustrate chemical concepts as the authors present the science - and the realities - of forensic chemistry in a narrative style that makes this timely topic accessible to the non-chemist. The authors lead you through actual and simulated forensic techniques such as: presumptive and confirmative drug testing- body fluid identification including luminol testing- DNA analysis- trace fibre and gun shot residue analysis- latent fingerprint development and collection- and, forensic soil analysis. Through over twenty-five demonstrations, using ordinary household products and items, you can become familiar with the basics of forensic chemistry and gain insights into the painstaking work that goes into criminal investigations that is rarely seen on TV. If you are a fan of true-crime stories or mystery fiction, or interested in the science behind dramas like CSI, this informative and entertaining book is a must-have addition to your library.

About Cathy Cobb

Cathy Cobb, PhD (Aiken, SC), is the highly acclaimed author of The Joy of Chemistry, Creations of Fire, and Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks. She is currently an instructor of chemistry, calculus, and physics at Aiken Preparatory School and adjunct professor of chemistry at the University of South Carolina at Aiken.Monty L. Fetterolf, PhD (Aiken, SC), is the co-author of The Joy of Chemistry and professor of chemistry at the University of South Carolina at Aiken.Jack G. Goldsmith, PhD (Lexington, SC), is a reserve officer and information management officer for the Town of Lexington Police Department and former associate professor of chemistry at the University of South Carolina at Aiken.

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Author : Cathy Cobb
Publisher : Prometheus Books
Data Published : 01 July 2007
ISBN : 1591025052
EAN : 9781591025054
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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