About This Site

This page is an introduction to statistical tools used for analytical chemistry. It was developed to help students apply statistical tests and tools to data sets typically encountered in analytical chemistry.

A copy of this document is avialable as an electronic document in Acrobat format (statistc.pdf). To use the Acrobat document you must have a copy of the Acrobat Reader installed as a plug-in or a helper application.

This site also contains links to some

  • Mathcad (*.mcd) and spreadsheet (*.wk4) documents used for teaching statistics.


    1. Howard, M.; Workman, J. Statistics in Spectroscopy; Academic: Boston, 1991.
    2. Box, G.; Hunter, W.; Hunter, J. Statistics for Experimenters; Wiley: New York: 1978.
    3. Akhnazarova, S.; Kafarov, V. Experiment Optinization in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; MIR: Moscow, 1982.
    4. Skoog, D.; West, D.; Holler, F. Analtyical Chemistry, An Introduction; Saunders: Philadelphia, 1994.

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    Scott Van Bramer
    Department of Chemistry
    Widener University
    One University Place
    Chester, PA 19013

    Please send any comments, corrections, or suggestions to svanbram@science.widener.edu.
    Last Updated 5/15/96
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