ERIC Number: EJ717235
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-1
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Determination of Calcium in Cereal with Flame Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy: An Experiment for a Quantitative Methods of Analysis Course
Bazzi, Ali; Kreuz, Bette; Fischer, Jeffrey
Journal of Chemical Education, v81 n7 p1042 Jul 2004
An experiment for determination of calcium in cereal using two-increment standard addition method in conjunction with flame atomic absorption spectroscopy (FAAS) is demonstrated. The experiment is intended to introduce students to the principles of atomic absorption spectroscopy giving them hands on experience using quantitative methods of analysis.
Descriptors: Spectroscopy, Food, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Laboratory Experiments, Biochemistry
Journal of Chemical Education, Subscription Department, P.O. Box 1267, Bellmawr, NJ 08099-1267. Web site: http://jchemed.chem.wisc.edu/AboutJCE/contact.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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