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Compound in which an alkyl or aryl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group, general formula, O-R-C-H

 

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Thermal Cracking

Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in the absence of air.

 

Liquid Aerosol

Colloidal suspension of liquid in gas.

Nitric Acid

HNO3: A strong acid, it is toxic and can cause severe burns. Transparent colorless or yellowish, fuming, suffocating, caustic and corrosive liquid. Nitric acid boiling point is 83C. A 70 percent solution is used in the S.S.E. laboratory for junction depth measurements. Nitric acid is also present in the metal etch solution used for the Aluminum etch procedure.

Nonelectrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions do not conduct electricity.

Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.

Formal Charge

A method of counting electrons in a covalently bonded molecule or ion, counts bonding electrons as though they were equally shared between the two atoms.

Heavy Water

Water containing deuterium, a heavy isotope of hydrogen.

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.