{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

L1_CHEM480_JCCYu - 3 Chemistry vs Forensic Science Forensic...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Welcome CHEM 480 Forensic Chemistry Sam Houston State University Spring 2009 Time: TuTh 08:00 - 09:20 a.m Location: CFS, Room 102 Dr. Chi Chung Yu (Jorn Yu) Instructor Dr. Chi Chung Yu (Jorn Yu) Office: CFS 221 F Office hours: 12:00-13:00 MWF, drop in or by appointment E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 936.294.4412 WebPage: www.shsu.edu/~ccy002 Textbook Forensic Chemistry by Suzanne Bell Hand outs - will be posted on Blackboard
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 Exams The first Exam date is Thursday, Feb. 5. The second Exam date is Thursday, March 5. The third Exam date is Thursday, April 9. The Final Exam will be announced. Exam 1 20% Exam 2 20% Exam 3 20% Final Exam 30% TOTAL 100 % Grade scale: 90 – 100 A 80 – 89 B 70 – 79 C 60 – 69 D Below 60 F Introduction to Forensic Chemistry Wiki (2008 01 20): Forensic chemistry is the application of chemistry to law enforcement or the failure of products or processes. Many different analytical methods may be used to reveal what chemical changes occurred during an incident, and so help reconstruct the an incident, and so help reconstruct the
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: . 3 Chemistry vs Forensic Science Forensic Science ± Forensic science is the application of the natural sciences to matters of the law—Henry Lee, 1983. ± Forensic science is the application of science to those criminal and civil laws that are enforced those criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system—Richard Saferstein, 1998. Analytical Chemistry vs Forensic Chemistry ± Analytical Chemistry: ± Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis ± Forensic Chemistry: ± Not only qualitative and quantitative analysis ± Classification of samples ± Possible origin of the samples ± Comparison between samples Course Objectives -± Crime Scene Chemistry (Criminalitics) ± Latent fingerprint development ± Drug screening ± Blood, semen testing ± Serial number restoration ± GSR (gunshot residues) test ± Alcohol test ± Crime Lab Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry) ± Drug, trace, fire debris, gun shot residues…....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}