L1_CHEM480_JCCYu - . 3 Chemistry vs Forensic Science...

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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: jornyu@shsu.edu ± Phone: 936.294.4412 ± WebPage: www.shsu.edu/~ccy002 Textbook ± Forensic Chemistry by Suzanne Bell ± Hand outs - will be posted on Blackboard
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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 sequence of events
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Unformatted text preview: . 3 Chemistry vs Forensic Science Forensic Science Forensic science is the application of the natural sciences to matters of the lawHenry 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 systemRichard 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....
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