Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Boiling-Point Elevation

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1467

n A colligative property: the increase in boiling point of a solvent brought about by the presence of a solute.

For each mole-weight of solute in solvent there is a boiling point elevation and the change in B.P. is represented by,
$$\Delta {\rm T}_{{\rm bp}} {\rm= K}_{{\rm bp}} m$$
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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA