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Course Materials

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Note: you do not need to purchase the "recommended" books. They are recommended to help you develop deeper understanding of the material and/or to serve as good reference books for students who intend to continue in the field. Copies of recommended books have been put on reserve at the Library.


Book Chemical Analysis: Modern Instrumentation Methods and Techniques, 2nd edition (2007), by Francis Rouessac and Annick Rouessac; ISBN: 0470859032
Lab notebook Scientific Lab Notebook, Carbonless Duplicate; publisher: Hayden McNeil; ISBN: 1930882009, 193088284X, or 1930882505 (or other equivalent lab notebook with removable, carbonless duplicate pages).
Safety Glasses Any style. Just wear them!


Books Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy, 2th edition (1994), by Colin N. Banwell and Elaine M. McCash; ISBN: 0077079760
Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6th ed (2006), by Douglas A. Skoog, F. James Holler, and Stanley R. Crouch; ISBN: 0495012017
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