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What is Instrumental Analysis? / Data domains

  1. Be able to explain how there are physical and chemical characteristics of matter that can be probed by various instrumental techniques.
  2. Define transducer.
  3. Define data domain.
  4. Understand the numerical criteria for selecting analytical methods.
  5. Relate the usefulness and differences of calibration curves, standard additions, and internal standards (this means be able to create & use them to identify unknown concentrations as well).

    (Data Reduction Section of AES web page, Harvey – Chapter 5)