19 Best Books on Analytical Chemistry

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Analytical Chemistry, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Analytical Chemistry Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Analytical Chemistry below.

1. Principles of Analytical Chemistry

1."A Text book of Soil Chemical Analysis" by Hessee P R
“A Textbook of Soil Chemical Analysis” Book Review: This book is targeted towards soil analysts for their teaching assistance as well as a practical guide. This book contains accumulated information of twenty years of research on the analysis of soil conducted by experienced soil analysts from all over the world. This book will be helpful for undergraduate as well as post graduate students of soil sciences. Research professionals can also refer the same for their work in the soil laboratory.

2."Soil Chemical Analysis" by Jackson M L
“Soil Chemical Analysis” Book Review: This book contains an advanced analysis as well as description on the subject of Soil Analysis and is specific for advanced laboratory research. Important topics covered in the book include soil mineral weathering, soil chemistry and physical chemistry of soils and many more. This book is written for students belonging to the first, second and third year of their engineering studies. Brief and point-to-point discussion of the principles of the procedures is also provided in the book.

3."Soil and Plant Analysis" by Piper C S
“Soil and Plant Analysis” Book Review: The main motivation behind writing this book is to provide an in-depth analysis on the basic philosophy of soul and plant analysis as a key to sustained productivity. It also presents different methods of physical and chemical analysis of soul together with plant analysis. Topics like non-routine methods of analyzing soils and plants are covered in subsequent chapters of the book. Techniques like proper sampling, practical tips for ensuring accurate, precise and trouble free analysis are also described precisely. This book is targeted towards students pursuing their undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

4."Practical Manual for Agricultural Chemistry" by Gupta A K and Varshney M L
“Practical Manual for Agricultural Chemistry” Book Review: This book is particularly targeted for students pursuing a course on Agricultural Chemistry or have the subject in their engineering syllabus. Important concepts covered in the book include stereochemistry, physical organic chemistry, organic reaction, retrosynthetic analysis, enantioselective synthesis, total synthesis / semisynthesis, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, fullerene chemistry and many more. Exercises with relevant questions are also provided at the end of each chapter to test the understanding of the readers.

5."Principles of Analytical Chemistry: A Textbook" by Miguel Valcarcel
“Principles of Analytical Chemistry: A Textbook” Book Review: This book provides a 360 degree view of the field of analytical chemistry and also serves as an introductory course for those new to this field. Topics covered in the chapters include Qualitative analysis, Quantitative analysis, Spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, Electrochemical analysis, Thermal analysis, Separation and Hybrid techniques. This book is mainly focused for students pursuing scientific and technical studies. Also contained in the book are easy-to-understand presentations, practical exercises, questions, and lessons containing a large number of examples.

6."Analytical Chemistry: Principles" by Kennedy J H
“Analytical Chemistry: Principles” Book Review: Topics covered in the book include Electroanalytical methods, chromatographic and separation methods, spectrochemical methods, chemometrics and a chapter devoted to surface science. Also exercises are provided at the end of each chapter along with several examples and illustrations in order to help the readers have a better understanding of the subject.

7."Analytical Chemistry: Principles and Techniques" by Larry G Hargis
“Analytical Chemistry: Principles and Techniques“ Book Review: Important concepts covered in the book include a variety of explained analytical methods and equipment, quantitative determinations, appreciate limits of detection, sensitivity, and specificity. Abundance of exercises are provided throughout the book in order to test the understanding and grasp of concepts of the readers.

8."Principles of Chemical Sensors (Modern Analytical Chemistry)" by Jiri Janata
“Principles of Chemical Sensors (Modern Analytical Chemistry)” Book Review: This book is targeted for students pursuing undergraduate in the subject. This book is segregated in five parts containing topics like dealing with the four principal modes of transduction: thermal, mass, electrochemical, and optical, as well as a general introduction common to the four types.

9."Introduction to Bioanalytical Sensors (Techniques in Analytical Chemistry)" by Alice J Cunningham
“Introduction to Bioanalytical Sensors (Techniques in Analytical Chemistry)” Book Review: This book is well designed with practical introduction to the applications. The book includes all the principles and design. It gives a proper description of fabrication of biosensors. It is written in a simple easy language to understand. It is useful to measure and analyze clinical medical problems and biotechnology processes. It helps to study the environmental impact, and living tissue. It is easily accessible.


2. Recent Advances in Analytical Chemistry

1."Principles of Analytical Chemistry" by F W Fifield and D Kealey
“Principles of Analytical Chemistry” Book Review: The book starts with basic concepts in a beginner-friendly way. The topics like the nature and origin of error, PH complexation and solubility equilibria, separation technique, chromatography, titrimetry and gravimetry are undoubtedly explained. Each topic is depicted clearly with Example programs. Advanced topics like electrochemical technique, Atomic spectrometry, molecular spectrometry, and thermal technique are explained very well. Real-time applications are provided for the concepts. This book is a good reference for chemistry students and engineering students.

2."Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry" by D A Skoog
3."Analytical Chemistry" by Gary D Christian
5."Analytical Chemistry" by Sharma B K
4."Analytical chemistry" by Gurdeep R Chatwal and Madhu Arora
5."Analytical Chemistry" by Alka L Gupta
6."Analytical Chemistry: Theory and Practice" by R M Verma
“Analytical Chemistry: Theory and Practice” Book Review: This book starts with basic concepts like fundamental theoretical principles, qualitative inorganic analysis, and classical methods of quantitative analysis. This book has several examples to understand the concept better. Advanced topics like separative techniques, physicochemical, instrumental methods of quantitative analysis and elementary organic analysis are explained in Clear cut manner. This book has a problem to test our knowledge of the concepts. This book is suitable for engineering students.

7."Analytical Chemistry: Problems and Solutions" by S M Khopkar
8."Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry" by F James Holler and Stanley R Crouch
“Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry” Book Review: The book explains the nature of analytical chemistry, error in chemical analysis, chemical equilibria, application of oxidation/reduction, potentiometry and spectrochemical analysis. This book is filled with diagrammatic illustrations. Advanced topics like molecular absorption spectrometry, classical method of analysis, electrochemical method, kinetic and separation and gas chromatography are explained very well. This book has practical ideas & Applications of the concepts we learn. This book is suitable for graduate students.

9."Fundamentals of Electroanalytical Chemistry" by P Monk
“Fundamentals of Electroanalytical Chemistry” Book Review: This book provides an introduction to electroanalytical and discusses in a non-mathematical and informal tutorial style. The book offers over 250 self-assessment questions and 50 worked examples. It contains various topics such as polarography, cyclic voltammetry, ring-disc, wall-jet, Impedance analysis, preparation of electrodes and data processing. The book will be useful for chemists, biochemists and biologists.

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