ERIC Number: EJ773322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Circuit Board Analysis for Lead by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy in a Course for Nonscience Majors
Weidenhammer, Jeffrey D.
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n7 p1165-1166 Jul 2007
A circuit board analysis of the atomic absorption spectroscopy, which is used to measure lead content in a course for nonscience majors, is being presented. The experiment can also be used to explain the potential environmental hazards of unsafe disposal of various used electronic equipments.
Descriptors: Spectroscopy, Nonmajors, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Laboratory Experiments, Science Experiments, Electronics, Statistical Analysis, Environmental Education, Hazardous Materials, College Science, Hands on Science
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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