Quality Assurance in Analytical Chemistry introduces the reader to the whole concept of quality assurance. It discusses how all aspects of chemical analysis, from sampling and method selection to choice of equipment and the taking and reporting of measurements affect the quality of analytical data. Finally, the implementation and use of quality systems are covered.
Acronyms, Abbreviations and Symbols.
About the Authors.
1. The Need for Reliable Results.
2. General Principles of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
4. Preparing for Analysis.
5. Making Measurements.
6. Data treatment.
7. Benchmarking Your Laboratory.
8. Documentation and its Management.
9. Managing Quality.
Appendix:Two-Tailed Critical Values for Student t-Tests.
Responses to Self-Assessment Questions.
Glossary of Terms.
SI Units and Physical Constants.