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Solutions of Electrolytes

  • Andreas Hofmann
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Abstract

In the previous sections, we have mostly assumed that the systems under study consisted of non-dissociating solutes, i.e. non-electrolytes. We now want to expand considerations to substances that dissociate in solution. Such substances are called electrolytes and form ions when being dissolved in solvents. Electrolytes can be classified into strong and weak electrolytes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Hofmann
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  1. 1.Eskitis InstituteGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural SciencesThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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