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A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

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Molecular Orbital Theory

A theory of chemical bonding based upon the postulated existence of molecular orbitals.

Dissociation Constant

Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissociation of a comples ion into a simple ion and coordinating species (ligands).

Thermal Cracking

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

 

Standard Entropy

The absolute entropy of a substance in its standard state at 298 K.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Theoretical Yield

Maximum amount of a specified product that could be obtained from specified amounts of reactants, assuming complete consumption of limiting reactant according to only one reaction and complete recovery of product.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

Dry Cells

Ordinary batteries (voltaic cells) for flashlights. radios, and so on, many are Leclanche cells.

Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Primary Standard

A substance of a known high degree of purity that undergoes one invariable reaction with the other reactant of interest.