Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology (BOK)

Suzanne Young, A.M. Pollard, Catherine Batt, Ben Stern

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This 2007 book is an introductory manual that explains the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and that reviews their application to archaeology. It explains key terminology, outlines the procedures to be followed in order to produce good data, and describes the function of the basic instrumentation required to carry out those procedures. The manual contains chapters on the basic chemistry and physics necessary to understand the techniques used in analytical chemistry, with more detailed chapters on Atomic Absorption, Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy, Neutron Activation Analysis, X-ray Flourescence, Electron Microscopy, Infra-red and Raman Spectroscopy, and Mass Spectrometry. Each chapter describes the operation of the instruments, some hints on the practicalities, and a review of the application of the technique to archaeology, including some case studies. With guides to further reading on the topic, it is an essential tool for practitioners, researchers and advanced students alike.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter A.M. Pollard, Ben Stern, Catherine Batt, Suzanne Young
Forlag
Cambridge Univ Ed
ISBN 9780521655729
Antall sider 420 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,7cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 840 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Archaeological science, methodology & techniques