Practical Chemistry: Fundamental Facts and Applications to Modern Life (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1920 - Chemistry - 474 pages
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Page 474 - Cl Cr Co Cb Cu Dy Er Eu F Gd Ga Ge Au Hf He Ho H In I Ir Fe Kr La Pb Li Lu Mg Mn Hg...
Page 128 - ... words, 1 volume oxygen + 2 volumes hydrogen 2 volumes steam. One volume may represent a liter, quart, cubic centimeter, or any unit or fraction of a unit as long as the experimenter is consistent. This fact leads to the law of combining volumes which states that "in every case, the volumes of the gases used and produced in a chemical change can always be represented by the ratio of small whole numbers.
Page 427 - Two widely used alloys of this metal are brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, and bronze, an alloy of copper and tin.
Page 43 - It may be stated as follows : The volume of a gas at constant temperature varies inversely as the pressure. This may also be expressed in symbols as P : P...
Page 75 - When any two elements, A and B, combine to form more than one compound, the weights of A which unite with any fixed weight of B bear the ratio of small whole numbers to each other.
Page 139 - Avogadro's principle or hypothesis, which states that equal volumes of all gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure contain the same number of molecules, was the extension of Dalton's Atomic Theory necessary to put the theoretical interpretation of chemistry on a solid foundation.
Page 101 - H2SO4, which means: (1) one molecule of sulfuric acid, (2) composed of two atoms of hydrogen, one atom of sulfur, and four atoms of oxygen...
Page 378 - Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand, and crushed stone or gravel made into a paste with water. It...
Page 429 - Cu(NC)a-:t=fcCu+, 2NCElectric cells. An electric cell is a device for converting chemical energy directly into electrical energy. A great many different chemical reactions can be arranged in such a way as to accomplish this result, and the combination known as the Daniell cell will serve as an illustration of the most familiar types of cells. In this combination two plates, one of copper and the other of zinc, each fashioned...
Page 474 - Re Rh Rb Ru Sm Sc Se Si Ag Na Sr S Ta Te Tb Tl Th Tm Sn Ti W U V Xe Yb Y Zn Zr...

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