Date of Award

Spring 1968

Document Type




First Reader

Dr. Alex R. Nisbet


The acid-base titration is one of the simper methods available to the analytical chemist. Many organic compounds exhibit acidic or basic properties. Proper selection of solvent makes possible analytical determination of extremely weak acids and bases. This paper discusses the three solvent properties that are important in determining the acid-base behavior of a solute.



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