Forensic Chemistry Handbook by Lawrence Kobilinsky

By Lawrence Kobilinsky

A concise, powerful advent to some of the subject matters lined by way of the self-discipline of forensic chemistry

The Forensic Chemistry Handbook specializes in issues in all the significant chemistry-related components of forensic technology. With bankruptcy authors that span the forensic chemistry box, this booklet exposes readers to the cutting-edge on topics comparable to serology (including blood, semen, and saliva), DNA/molecular biology, explosives and ballistics, toxicology, pharmacology, instrumental research, arson research, and diverse different varieties of chemical residue research. additionally, the Forensic Chemistry Handbook:

  • Covers forensic chemistry in a transparent, concise, and authoritative way

  • Brings jointly in a single quantity the foremost themes in forensics the place chemistry performs an enormous function, corresponding to blood research, drug research, urine research, and DNA analysis

  • Explains how you can use analytical tools to research crime scene evidence

  • Contains various charts, illustrations, graphs, and tables to provide easy accessibility to pertinent information

Media concentrate on high-profile trials like these of Scott Peterson or Kobe Bryant have peaked a starting to be curiosity within the interesting topic of forensic chemistry. For these readers who are looking to comprehend the mechanisms of reactions utilized in laboratories to piece jointly crime scenes—and to totally clutch the chemistry in the back of it—this ebook is a must have.

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