Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Quantitative Analysis

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9678

\kwän-tә-tā-tiv-\ n (ca. 1847) A branch of chemistry, encompassing very many methods and techniques, whose scope is to determine the amounts of the different elements in substances or the percentages of molecular entities in a mixture of gases, liquids, or solids. (Harris DC, Quantitative Chemical Analysis, W. H. Freeman Co., New York, 2002; DeLevie R, Principles of Quantitative Analysis, Mc-Graw-Hill Higher Education, New York, 1996)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA