AE Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry,
10th Edition

Douglas A. Skoog, Donald M. West, F. James Holler, Stanley R. Crouch

ISBN-13: 9789814986830
Copyright 2022 | Published
1072 pages | List Price: USD $159.95

Discover the principles and practices behind analytical chemistry as you study its applications in medicine, industry and the sciences with Skoog/West/Holler/Crouch's FUNDAMENTALS OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 10th Edition. This award-winning author team presents the latest developments in analytical chemistry today using a reader-friendly yet systematic and thorough approach. Each chapter begins with a compelling story and stunning visuals. Dynamic photos from renowned chemistry photographer Charlie Winters capture attention while reinforcing key principles. New features highlight chemistry-related careers. You also learn how to use Excel 2019 as a problem-solving tool in analytical chemistry with new exercises, examples and a no-cost supplement by the text authors. OWLv2 online homework tool is also available to help you master the principles of analytical chemistry today.


1. The Nature of Analytical Chemistry
Part 1: Quality of Analytical Measurements
2. Calculations Used In Analytical Chemistry
3. Precision and Accuracy of Chemical Analysis
4. Random Errors in Chemical Analysis
5. Statistical Data Treatment and Evaluation
6. Sampling, Standardization and Calibration
Part II Chemical Equilibria
7. Aqueous Solutions and Chemical Equilibria
8. Effect of Electrolytes on Chemical Equilibria
9. Solving Equilibrium Problems for Complex Systems
Part III Classical Methods of Analysis
10. Gravimetric Methods of Analysis
11. Titrations in Analytical Chemistry
12. Principles of Neutralization Titrations
13. Complex Acid/Base Systems
14. Applications of Neutralization Titrations
15. Complexation and Precipitation Reactions and Titrations
Part IV Electrochemical Methods
16. Introduction to Electrochemistry
17. Applications of Standard Electrode Potentials
18. Applications of Oxidation/Reduction Titrations
19. Potentiometry
20. Bulk Electrolysis: Electrogravimetry and Coulometry
21. Voltammetry
Part V Spectrochemical Analysis
22. Introduction to Spectrochemical Methods
23. Instruments for Optical Spectrometry
24. Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy
25. Molecular Fluorescence Spectroscopy
26. Atomic Spectroscopy
27. Mass Spectrometry
Part VI Kinetics and Separations
28. Kinetic Methods of Analysis
29. Introduction to Analytical Separations
30. Gas Chromatography
31. High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
32. Miscellaneous Separation Methods
Part VII Practical Aspects of Chemical Analysis
Chapters 33-37 are available as pdf files on the Web
33. Analysis of Real Samples
34. Preparing Samples for Analysis
35. Decomposing and Desolving the Sample
36. Chemicals. Apparatus, and Unit Operations of Analytical Chemistry
37. Selected Methods of Analysis

  • Douglas A. Skoog

    Douglas A. Skoog (deceased) was a professor of chemistry at Stanford University and the lead author of several best-selling texts during his career. He earned a B.S. in chemistry from Oregon State University and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois. Dr. Skoog was the 1999 recipient of the American Chemical Society award in analytical chemistry, sponsored by the Fisher Scientific Company. The same year, he was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1993, he received the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • Donald M. West

    Donald M. West (deceased) was a professor of chemistry at San Jose State University.

  • F. James Holler

    F. James Holler is professor emeritus of chemistry and is a recipient of the Alumni Association Great Teacher Award at the University of Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. In addition to his role as co-author of several bestselling texts, he is co-creator of the world-famous Periodic Table of Comic Books.

  • Stanley R. Crouch

    Stanley R. Crouch is professor emeritus at Michigan State University. He received his undergraduate and M.S. degrees from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Illinois. He is the recipient of the 2001 American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry Award in Chemical Instrumentation and the 1996 ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • OWLV2 ONLINE LEARNING SYSTEM FEATURES A POWERFUL MASTERY LEARNING APPROACH. Created by teaching chemists, OWL (Online Web Learning) offers both parameterized end-of-chapter questions and effective homework assignments that correlate to specific text sections. Students can practice with numerous similar questions using different chemicals, wording and numbers to ensure full mastery of the underlying chemical concepts. OWLv2's variety of learning resources allow students to practice at their own pace and learn from meaningful feedback.

  • REVISED CHAPTERS REFLECT THE LATEST VERSION OF EXCEL. Updated content throughout every chapter prepares students to work with Excel to solve statistical problems.

  • UPDATED END-OF-CHAPTER EXERCISES PROVIDE NEW VARIABLES. This edition's end-of-chapter exercises reflect today's current analytical chemistry applications with up-to-date numbers and supporting details.

  • New All OWL end-of-chapter questions now have full solutions.

  • New OWL Laddered Assessments in Owlv2 provide students with structured learning paths to bolster their skills. Students start with conceptual exercises like tutorials and simulations, transitioning from single concepts and skills, to application exercises.

  • INTEGRATED EXCEL SPREADSHEET PROBLEMS AND EXERCISES STRENGTHEN STUDENTS' SKILLS. Students work with these focused exercises and problems as they learn how to most effectively use Excel as a problem-solving tool. Exercises and problems are integrated into the examples and end-of-chapter material in appropriate chapters so students clearly understand the context of these applications.

  • SPREADSHEET SUPPLEMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR NO ADDITIONAL COST. The new edition of the additional student resource, APPLICATIONS OF MICROSOFT® EXCEL FOR ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, further helps students learn to use spreadsheets as a problem-solving tool within the context of today's analytical chemistry applications.

  • THOUGHT-PROVOKING, RESEARCH-ORIENTED CHALLENGE PROBLEMS HIGHLIGHT HOT TOPICS. Challenge Problems, at the end of each chapter, draw timely data from literature, current topics of interest or information from the Internet to engage students while highlighting emerging topics and trends.

  • NEW VIBRANT USE OF FULL COLOR WITH MEMORABLE IMAGES AND FIGURES IMPROVES READABILITY. This edition uses full color to clarify content, improve readability and ensure visibility of all key images and figures.

  • FEATURE BOXES HIGHLIGHT A VARIETY OF MEANINGFUL, INTRIGUING TOPICS. Engaging feature boxes, integrated throughout, highlight the use of analytical chemistry and address topics ranging from breath alcohol analyzers and lab-on-a-chip technology to modified electrodes, enzymatic determination of urea, GC/MS, C/MS, LC/MS/MS and capillary electrophoresis in DNA sequencing.

  • AUTHORS EMPHASIZE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF ANALYTIC CHEMISTRY IN NUMEROUS FIELDS. Students quickly see the relevancy of the material they are learning as they study the wide spectrum of chemistry's applications, including developments in biology, medicine and environmental science. Examples of today's uses of analytic chemistry highlights the dynamic nature of the field.

  • NEW CHAPTER SUMMARIES GUIDE REVIEW AND REINFORCE KEY CONCEPTS. Every chapter in this edition now concludes with a Chapter Summary, Key Terms and Important Equations. These end-of-chapter reviews help students specifically focus on what they’ve learned from the chapter.

  • NEW EXERCISES WITH EXCEL NOW APPEAR IN OWLV2 DIGITAL CONTENT. Students can upload their Excel spreadsheets for review online as they practice and reinforce these important skills using OWLv2.

  • NEW OWLV2 IMMEDIATE ONLINE FEEDBACK HELPS STUDENTS LEARN FROM COMMON ERRORS. This edition's OWLv2 course now features targeted feedback on errors that students commonly make. This feedback explains why the student’s answer is incorrect and guides the user toward a correct solution.

  • NEW "CAREERS IN CHEMISTRY" FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUSIVE CHEMISTS AND DRIVEN CAREER OPTIONS. This new content in each chapter spotlights inclusive and diverse analytical chemists from a variety of careers so that students can see the types of career options they could pursue after studying analytical chemistry.

  • UPDATED PHOTOS, TECHNIQUES AND INSTRUMENTATION REFLECT THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS. This edition offers updates to photos by renowned chemistry photographer Charlie Winters to reflect the latest developments in the field. In addition, revised explanations of the latest techniques and instrumentation preserve the currency of this edition.

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