1. Introduction.

Section I. The Tools of Analytical Chemistry.

2. Chemicals and Apparatus: Putting the Tools to Work.

3. Important Chemical Concepts: Expressing Quantities and Concentrations.

4. The Basic Approach to Chemical Equilibrium.

5. Errors in Chemical Analysis: Assessing the Quality of Results.

6. Random Errors: How Certain Can We Be?

7. Statistical Analysis: Evaluating the Data.

Section II. Principles and Applications of Chemical Equilibria.

8. Gravimetric Methods of Analysis.

9. Electrolyte Effects: Activity or Concentration?

10. How Equilibrium Calculations Can Be Applied to Complex Systems.

11. Titrations: Taking Advantage of Stoichiometric Reactions.

12. Principles of Neutralization Titrations: Determining Acids, Bases, and the pH of Buffer Solutions.

13. Titrating Polyfunctional Acids and Bases.

14. Applying Neutralization Titrations.

15. Complex-Forming Titrations: Taking Advantage of Complexing Agents and Precipitating Agents.

Section III. Electrochemical Methods.

16. Elements of Electrochemistry.

17. Using Electrode potentials.

18. Applying Oxidation/Reduction Titrations.

19. Potentiometry: Measuring Concentrations of Ions and Molecules.

20. A Brief Look at Some Other Electroanalytical Methods.

Section IV. Spectrochemical Analysis.

21. Spectroscopic methods of Analysis: making Measurements with Light.

22. Instruments for Measuring Absorption: Is It a Photometer, a Spectrophotometer, or a Spectrometer?

23. Applying Molecular and Atomic Spectroscopic methods: Shedding More Light on the Subject.

Section V.

24. An Introduction to Analytical Separations.

25. Gas-Liquid and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography.

26. Supercritical-Fluid Chromatography, Capillary Electrophoreses, and Capillary Electrochromatography.

Section VI.

27. Selected Methods of Analysis.

Appendix: Solubility Product Constants at 25 C.

Appendix A: Acid Dissociation Constants at 25 C.

Appendix B: Formation Constants of Complex Compounds at 25 C.

Appendix C: Standard and Formal Electrode Potentials.

Appendix D: Use of Exponential Numbers and Logarithms.

Appendix E: Volumetric Calculations Using Normality and Equivalent Weight.

Appendix F: Acronyms and Abbreviations of Significance in Analytical Chemistry.

Appendix G: Answers to Selected Questions and Problems.

Glossary.

Index.