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The reaction in which hydrogen adds across a double or triple bond.

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Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.

Graham's Law

The rates of effusion of gases are inversely proportional to the square roots of their molecular weights or densities.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

Chemical Safety

People use chemicals every day for a wide array of purposes, which can include work and house hold duties. Many of us fail to realize that we are actually handling potentially deadly chemicals when we simply clean the bathroom or wash the car.

This brings to mind the reason why chemical safety is so important and why you should always use the chemicals that you own for their intended purpose only. Otherwise, the repercussions could be disastrous to say the least. There are specific things that you and those around you should do when handling, storing or using chemicals in nearly every form.

Compound

A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.

Avogadro's Number

The number (6.022x10^23) of atoms, molecules or particles found in exactly 1 mole of substance.

Coordination Sphere

The metal ion and its coordinating ligands but not any uncoordinated counter-ions.

Eluant or eluent

The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.

 

Standard Molar Enthalphy of Formation

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of one mole of a substance in a specified state from its elements in their standard states.

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.