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Test burning of carpet and foam and potential interferences in identifying petrol in arson investigation by gas chromatography/ mass spectrometry

Sferopoulos, Rodi (2013) Test burning of carpet and foam and potential interferences in identifying petrol in arson investigation by gas chromatography/ mass spectrometry. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Work described in this thesis contains the results of the study on subjecting carpet and foam to different burning tests and the evaluation, by gas chromatography/ mass spectrometry (GC/MS), of the burnt residues for the purpose of identifying compounds which may potentially interfere with the identification of petrol in arson investigation.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: forensic fire investigation, liquid, debris, fires, chromatogram, burnt substrates, gasses
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0301 Analytical Chemistry
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 03:09
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2014 22:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/24384
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