The amount of water that would absorb the same amount of heat as the calorimeter per degree temperature increase.
Why do copper products change color, and what is the name of the process?
Probably, every person wants to know, why over time the copper turns green and becomes bloomed. This is easy to explain: that film is called patina.
Varieties of garnet minerals
The most famous type of garnet stone is pyrope (flaming). This is the "oldest of garnets", with a dense red color, similar to the grain of an edible garnet. Pyrope has a variety called rhodolite - a stone of dense pink or pink-purple color, which sometimes has the alexandrite effect and is used in...
Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds are still a girl's best friend, right? We love the shiny gems. They are the most popular rocks sold today. But what exactly are they, anyway? Where do they come from? What else are they used for?
What's In Your Beverage? How to Ensure Quality Control with CO2 Analytical Support
Calibration standards, performance audits, and the FDA's never-ending safety, labeling, and inspection requirements are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dealing with the increasingly stringent quality control standards of the beverage industry. As these quality standards become...
What are Compound Microscopes?
Most of the microscopes used today are compound. A compound microscope features two or more lenses. A hollow cylinder called the tube connects the two lenses. The top lens, the one people look through, is called the eyepiece. The bottom lens is known as the objective lens. Below the two lenses is...
The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.
The attractive forces that hold atoms together in elements or compounds.
The quantitative application of Faraday's Law to the analysis of materials. The current and time are the usual variables measured.
Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.
A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.
Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.
An Acid that can form two or more hydronium ions per molecule, often a least one step of ionization is weak.
Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals in the outermost (occupied) shell in hybridization.
The sum of the molalities of all solute particles in a solution.