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Handbook of Water Analysis

Edited by: Leo M.L. Nollet , Leen S.P. De Gelder

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9781439889640
eBook ISBN: 9781439889664
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b15314
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Book description

Extensively revised and updated, Handbook of Water Analysis, Third Edition provides current analytical techniques for detecting various compounds in water samples. Maintaining the detailed and accessible style of the previous editions, this third edition demonstrates water sampling and preservation methods by enumerating different ways to measure chemical and radiological characteristics. It gives step-by-step descriptions of separation, residue determination, and clean-up techniques.

See What?s New in the Second Edition:

  • Includes five new chapters covering ammonia, nitrates, nitrites, and petroleum hydrocarbons, as well as organoleptical and algal analysis methodology
  • Compares older methods still frequently used with recently developed protocols, and examines future trends
  • Features a new section regarding organoleptical analysis of water acknowledging that ultimately the consumers of drinking water have the final vote over its quality with respect to odor, flavor, and color

The book covers the physical, chemical, and other relevant properties of various substances found in water. It then describes the sampling, cleanup, extraction, and derivatization procedures, and concludes with detection methods. Illustrated with procedure flow charts and schematics, the text includes numerous tables categorizing methods according to type of component, origin of the water sample, parameters and procedures used, and application range.

With contributions from international experts, the book guides you through the entire scientific investigation starting with a sampling strategy designed to capture the real-world situation as closely as possible, and ending with an adequate chemometrical and statistical treatment of the acquired data. By organizing data into more than 300 tables, graphs, and charts, and supplementing the text with equations and illustrations, the editors distill a wealth of knowledge into a single accessible reference.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Sampling Methods in Surface Waters Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Methods of Treatment of Data Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Radioanalytical Methodology for Water Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Organoleptical Methodology Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Bacteriological Analysis of Water Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Marine Toxins Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Algal Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Halogens Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Analysis of Sulfur Compounds in Water Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Determination of Ammonia in Water Samples Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Nitrites and Nitrates Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Phosphates in Aquatic Systems Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Cyanides Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Asbestos in Water Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Heavy Metals, Major Metals, Trace Elements Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Determination of Silicon and Silicates Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Main Parameters and Assays Involved with the Organic Pollution of Water Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Determination of Organic Nitrogen in the Aquatic Environment Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Determination of Urea in Aquatic Samples Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Organic Acids Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Water Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Determination of Phenolic Compounds in Water Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Characterization of Humic Matter Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Determination of Pesticides in Water Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Analysis of Herbicide and Fungicide Residues in Waters Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Analysis of PCBs in Waters Download PDF
Chapter  27:  PCDDs and PCDFs Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Surfactants Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Petroleum Hydrocarbon Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Personal Care Products Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Residues of Plastics Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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