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    Atomic Absorption Spectrometry in the Analysis of Petroleum Products and Lubricants

    Published: Jan 2011

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    An analytical revolution in the area of metals determination took place in the mid-fifties when Sir Alan Walsh of CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia, invented the technique of atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) [1]. Until then, metals had to be determined by the tedious, labor-intensive, and time-consuming techniques of wet chemistry separations and gravimetric, titrimetric, or colorimetric measurements.

    Author Information:

    Nadkarni, R. A. Kishore
    Millennium Analytics, INC., East Brunswick, New Jersey

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.03

    DOI: 10.1520/MONO10108M