Lab Manual for Criminalistics An Introduction to Forensic Science

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-13
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This is a student supplement associated with: Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, 10/e Richard Saferstein ISBN-10: 0135045207 For courses in Intro to Forensic Science in CJ, Forensic Science, and Chemistry programs. The # 1 selling Forensic Science title of ALL-TIME...Criminalisticsis the definitive source for forensic science because it makes the technology of the modern crime laboratory clear to the non-scientist. Written by a well-known authority, the text covers the comprehensive realm of forensics and its role in criminal investigations. Physical evidence collection and preservation techniques are examined in detailincluding chapters on Computer Forensics and DNA. This edition features a new chapter on crime-scene reconstruction, two lab manuals and an interactive website. By referencing real cases throughout,Criminalistics, 10ecaptures the pulse and intensity of forensic science investigations and the attention of the busiest student.

Table of Contents

Experiment 1    Practice in Making Laboratory Measurements  1

Experiment 2    Density of Glass by Flotation and Density Gradient Columns  

Experiment 3    Practice in the Use of the Microscope  

Experiment 4    Refractive Index (RI) of Glass Fragments  

Experiment 5    Soil Analysis  

Experiment 6    Powder Residues on Fabrics 

Experiment 7    Blood Identification and Typing 

Experiment 8    Typing of Dried Bloodstains (Advanced)  

Experiment 9    Fingerprinting  

Experiment 10    Fingerprinting (Advanced)  

Experiment 11    Comparison of Tool Marks and Casting  

Experiment 12    Reproducing Bite Marks  

Experiment 13    Restoring Serial Numbers on Metals  

Experiment 14    Restoring Bloody Shoe Prints  

Experiment 15    Examination of Hair and Textile Fibers by Microscopy  

Experiment 16    Identification of Textile Fibers (Advanced)  

Experiment 17    A Qualitative Test for Marijuana  

Experiment 18    Drug Analysis–Microchemical Spot Tests for General Classes  

Experiment 19    Drug Analysis - Microcrystalline Tests

Experiment 20    Identification of Drugs and Poisons by Infrared Spectroscopy

Experiment 21    Salicylates in Blood by Visible Spectroscopy  

Experiment 22    Salicylates in Blood by Fluorometry (Advanced)  

Experiment 23    Quinine in Urine by Fluorometry (Advanced)  

Experiment 24    Breath Alcohol by the Intoxilyzer  

Experiment 25    Analysis of Blood Alcohol by Gas Chromatography Using a Thermal Conductivity Detector  

Experiment 26    Analysis of Blood Alcohol by Gas-Liquid Chromatography Using a Flame Ionization Detector (Advanced)  

Experiment 27    Analysis of Ink by Paper Chromatography  

Experiment 28    Separation of Ink Dyes Using Thin Layer Chromatography 

Experiment 29    Seminal Stains by Human Prostatic Acid Phosphatase  

Experiment 30    Arson Detection–The Recovery of Flammable Liquids  

Experiment 31    Spot Tests for Explosives and Explosive Residues  

Experiment 32    Metal Residues on Hands from Guns, Knives, and Other Metal Weapons  

Experiment 33    The Emission Spectrum of Elements  

Experiment 34    Heavy Metal Poisons by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (Advanced)  

Experiment 35    Determination of Blood Spatter Angles of Impact  

Experiment 36    Determining the Origin of Blood Spatters  

Experiment 37    Electrophoretic Analysis of Blood for Human Origin (Advanced)  

Experiment 38    Nuclear DNA Extraction  

Experiment 39    DNA  Fingerprinting I EDVO-Kit #109  

Experiment 40    PCR Amplification of DNA for Fingerprinting EDVO-Kit #130 

Experiment 41    The Comparison Microscope  

Experiment 42    Burglaries and Murders–The Final Exam  

Appendix 1    Glossary

Appendix 2    The Metric System  

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