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1 Introduction
2 Literature Review
2.1 Hydrocarbon Components
2.2 Analytical Methods for the Determination of Petroleum
2.2.1 Spectroscopic Methods
2.2.2 Chromatographic Methods
2.2.3 Methods for Petroleum Hydrocarbon Analysis Standard Method 5520 Partition-Infrared Method (Standard Method 5520 C) Ultraviolet Fluorescence Spectroscopy and the SiteLAB UVF-3100A
3 Materials and Methods
3.1 Supplies, Reagents & Solutions
3.2 Sample collection, Preservation and Storage:
3.3 Preparation of Artificial Samples
3.4 Analytical Methods
3.4.1 EPA Method 1664, Revision A Quality Control
3.4.2 UVF-3100A and TPH Analysis
4 Quality Control Study
4.1 Initial Precision and Recovery (IPR) Study
4.1.1 IPR Experiment 1
Table 4.1 Initial Precision and Recovery (IPR) study for EPA 1664A
4.1.2 IPR Experiment 2
Table 4.2 Results for the IPR Study: 2
4.1.3 IPR Experiment 3
4.1.4 IPR Experiment 4
4.1.5 IPR Experiment 5 Qualitative Test
Figure 4.1 Observation of the evaporation step of the qualitative test Quantitative test
Figure 4.2 Observation of the qualitative test using smooth walled aluminum pan
4.1.6 IPR Experiment 6
4.2 Determination of Method Detection Limit (MDL)
4.4 Ongoing Precision and Recovery Study (OPR)
4.5 Quality Assurance for UVF Method
5.1 Experimental results for Surface Water samples:
5.2 Experimental results of o-terphenyl and stearic acid samples:
5.3 Experimental results of o-terphenyl samples:
Table 5.1 Results for the analysis of o-terphenyl using UVF Method
5.4 Experiments using Formula Shell 10W-30 Motor Oil
Table 5.2 Results for the analysis of Motor oil
5.5 Experiments results of No.6 Fuel Oil:
Table 5.3 Results for the analysis of No.6 Fuel oil
5.6 Experimental results of p-terphenyl samples:
Table 5.4 Results for the analysis of p-terphenyl using EPA Method
Table 5.5 Results of the analysis of p-terphenyl in n-hexane using UVF Method
Table 5.6 Results of the analysis of p-terphenyl in cyclohexane using UVF Method
6 Conclusions
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