Volume 37, Issue 5 (September 1992)

    Determination of Volumes in Laboratory Vessels

    (Received 12 December 1991; accepted 3 February 1992)


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    Equations are derived to calculate volumes in partially filled round bottom and Erlenmeyer flasks by use of simple hand-held calculators. The calculations are made from dimensional measurements of the vessels and the height of the liquid inside the vessels. By making these measurements at the scene of clandestine laboratory seizures and taking representative samples, the excess quantities of materials seized may be taken directly to waste disposal without causing a hazardous materials storage problem

    Author Information:

    Lomonte, JN
    Senior Chemist, Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, Dallas, TX

    Stock #: JFS13328J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS13328J

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    Title Determination of Volumes in Laboratory Vessels
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30