Essays Tagged: "Boiling point"

Homosexuality, Morality, and Human Rights

roverbial blood. There are a handful of topics that always seem to escalate this temperature to the boiling point among individuals who earnestly participate in discussion, debate and argument. Some e ...

(7 pages) 544 6 3.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Fractional Distillation and Gas Chromatography

ies and another liquid that boils at least 25 0C higher than the first. A solution is heated to its boiling point. The vapor of the more volatile component of the solution is set apart from the boilin ... As the mixture is heated, it boils, and the vapor that comes off this liquid is richer in the lower boiling component. The composition of the liquid still in the flask has changed a little?it is riche ...

(8 pages) 103 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Reforming the Canadian Senate

today. Continuing conflicts concerning Aboriginal self-determination and treatment are reaching the boiling point. How can Canada expect to pull herself out of this seemingly bottomless pit? Are Canad ...

(12 pages) 60 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Exiting World of Water

significant depth. The freezing point of water is 0degrees Celsius(32 degrees Fahrenheit), and its boiling point is 100degrees Celsius(212 degrees Fahrenheit). Water attains its maximumdensity at a t ... carbonates and carbonates ofcalcium and magnesium is called temporary hardness and can be removedby boiling, which also sterilizes the water. The residual hardnessis known as noncarbonate, or permanen ...

(2 pages) 41 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


drawn in two different ways:O=O- O-O=OIt is a bluish, explosive gas at room temperature, and has a boiling point of -119°C. It has a melting point of -193°C, and is a blue liquid. It's critic ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Detailed description on the Element Iridium.

tIridium is a metallic element of the platinum group with the atomic number 77 , atomic mass 192.2, boiling point at about 44oo degrees celcuis (7952 degrees farinheight), and a melting point of 2450 ...

(1 pages) 33 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Sad as She" written by Juan Carlos Onetti.

oman as a representation of the emotional limits that we as a human race all have. Everybody has a "boiling point" though many people don't realize how or why they arrive at theirs. Irrational actions ...

(5 pages) 33 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Lab report on a fischer esterfication

exyl acetate was formed with a percent yield of 33.2%. The product was confirmed using NMR, IR, and boiling point confirmation.Backround:A Fischer Esterification is the formation of an ester and water ... d of hexyl acetate:33.2% recovery = 0.39631 (g) / 1.195(g) * 100Results:The following is a chart of boiling points, percent yields, and product weight:SubstanceBoiling Point (C)Text Boiling Point (K)% ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The properties and biological importance's of water to living organisms

or). Water molecules bond to each other by means of hydrogen bonds, and this raises its melting and boiling points substantially. If these bonds did not exist, its boiling point would be in the regio ... e weak bonds are called hydrogen bonds. This is the reason behind the unexpectedly high melting and boiling points of water, when compared to similar compounds such as H2S (hydrogen sulphide - gaseous ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Should Dihydrogen Monoxide be banned?

ydroxide, or simply Hydric acid, is a colorless, odorless and tasteless chemical compound. It has a boiling point of 10ºC (212ºF) and a melting point of 0ºC (32ºF).Some of the dang ...

(2 pages) 28 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The "Spark" that United America

The Boston Tea Party is considered to be the boiling point in a series of events leading up to the revolutionary war against the British. When a ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A report on sulfur dioxide

dour. It can be formed into a liquid at under high pressure; it dissolves in water easily and has a boiling point of -10°C. Sulfur Dioxide is a combination of oxygen and sulfur, which both have si ...

(1 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History Of Titanium

rust and makes up a massive 0.57 percent of it.It has a melting point of 1668 degrees Celsius and a boiling point of 3287 degrees Celsius.Titanium has a hexagonal crystal structure.WHAT IS TITANIUM US ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Everything About Organic Compounds

kerosene and diesel. The separation of petroleum into its 'fractions' depends on differences in the boiling points of the mixture's various components. If the components have similar boiling points, t ... ot be completed, resulting in the distillate being only slightly richer in the more volatile (lower boiling point) component. If distillations of mixtures with similar volatilities are repeated, impro ...

(11 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


his is ususally measured in degrees Celsius or oC where the freezing point of water is 0 oC and the boiling point is + 100 oC. We have taken observable physical phenomena for the substance water, and ... unknown solid sample with mass m2, we can heat it to a known temperature T2 (e.g. by keeping it in boiling water or in an oven set at a certain temperature for some time) and then insert it into the ...

(23 pages) 67 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Chemistry paper on Phosphoric Acid

+ 3 CaSO4*2H2O(s)Phosphoric acid is a clear, colorless, syrupy liquid, with a slight acid odor. Its boiling point is 158ºC (316ºF), and its melting point 21ºC (70ºF). Its vapor den ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Racial Discrimination in America during the 1920's

often referred to as a "Melting Pot".During the 1920's, racial tensions in American society reached boiling point. New non-protestant immigrants like Jews and Catholics had been arrived in their masse ...

(9 pages) 87 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How (and to what extent) did the conferences at Yalta and Potsdam (1945) contribute to the origin of the Cold War?

its causes. The term Cold War is used as the two superpowers USA and USSR never completely reached boiling point. One debating point that historians still argue over is the origin of the war. There h ...

(5 pages) 65 1 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The Importance of Water in Living Organisms

ts states. However its molecules are bonded together by hydrogen bonds, this raises its melting and boiling points, i.e. its boiling point would be -120ºC rather than 100ºC. Also because it ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alkanes & Alkenes

general formula for an alkane is .Properties and uses of alkanes:Name of alkane: Melting point oC: Boiling point oC: Density g/cm3: State at room temperature:Methane CH4 -182 -162 0.42 GasEthane C2H6 ... ith 18 or more carbon atoms are solids.As the number of carbon atoms increases, the melting points, boiling points and densities increases.They are insoluble in water but dissolve in organic solvents ...

(2 pages) 17 0 2.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry