Category: Chemistry

Applications of Colloids

Colloids find many applications in our daily life and in industry. Some typical applications of colloids are given below: 1) Food Many constituents of our...

Corrosion

Generally metals that are most commonly used are strong, ductile and malleable. It get exposed to the environment when it is used due to which...

Atomic Imperfections (Atomic Defects)

The atomic imperfections (defects) are caused by some disorder in the arrangement of the constituent particles in any crystal. There are two kinds of atomic...

Factors Influencing the Rate of Reaction

The rate of reaction is governed by number of factors. Those having appreciable effect are described below: a) Nature of reactants Reactions involving polar and...

Purification of Organic Compounds

The purification of organic compounds is tedious unlike inorganic compounds because large number of them decomposes on heating, some are sensitive to other reagents and...

Combined Gas Law or the Gas Equation

Combined gas law states that, for a given mass of a gas, the product of its pressure and volume divided by its Kelvin temperature is...

Excitation and Ionization Potential

Excitation Potential The energy required to raise an atom from its ground state to an excited state is called the excitation energy. Under normal conditions,...