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Forensic Analysis of Fire Debris and Explosives

Editors: Evans-Nguyen, Kenyon, Hutches, Katherine (Eds.)

  • Features a practical, hands-on approach suitable for classroom use and professional training by forensic agencies
  • Covers complications introduced by environmental factors such as microbial degradation of ignitable liquids and background interferences
  • Discusses evidence that does not fall neatly into one category or another, such as road flares or mixtures of ammonium nitrate/fuel oil (ANFO)
  • Includes end-of-chapter questions based on real-world data to prepare readers for a forensics laboratory career
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  • Due: November 9, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25834-4
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-25833-7
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About this Textbook

This text provides training on the fundamental tools and methodologies used in active forensic laboratories for the complicated analysis of fire debris and explosives evidence. It is intended to serve as a gateway for students and transitioning forensic science or chemistry professionals. The book is divided  between the two disciplines of fire debris and explosives, with a final pair of chapters devoted to the  interplay between the two disciplines and with other disciplines, such as DNA and fingerprint analysis. It brings together a multi-national group of technical experts, ranging from academic researchers to active practitioners, including members of some of the premier forensic agencies of the world. Readers will gain  knowledge of practical methods of analysis and will develop a strong foundation for laboratory work in forensic chemistry.  End-of-chapter questions based on relevant topics  and real-world data provide a realistic arena for learners to test newly-acquired techniques.


About the authors

Kenyon Evans-Nguyen is Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Tampa. He specializes in the development of new methods for detection of controlled substances in toxicology analyses and is interested in the application of mass spectrometry and analytical chemistry to forensic science. 
Katherine Hutches is a Forensic Chemist at the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. She specializes in analytical chemistry and has published a number of articles involving the use of analytical chemistry in forensics.

Buy this book

eBook 51,16 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: November 9, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25834-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 83,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: November 9, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-25833-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Forensic Analysis of Fire Debris and Explosives
Editors
  • Kenyon Evans-Nguyen
  • Katherine Hutches
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-25834-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-25834-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-25833-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 356
Number of Illustrations
81 b/w illustrations, 99 illustrations in colour
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