Essays Tagged: "Nitric acid"

Acid Rain

melters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid(about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and res ... est. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can be transformed into sulphuric acid and nitric acid, and air current can send them thousands of kilometres from the source.When the acids fa ...

(5 pages) 298 6 4.0 Jan/1988

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid Rain

melters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid(about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and res ... est. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can be transformed into sulphuric acid and nitric acid, and air current can send them thousands of kilometres from the source.When the acids fa ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Gallium

m, atomic number 31, is very similar to aluminum in its chemicalproperties. It does not dissolve in nitric acid because of the protective film ofgallium oxide that is formed over the surface by the ac ... , gallium slowly oxidizes in moist airuntil a protective film forms, and it becomes passive in cold nitric acid.Gallium has been considered as a possible heat-exchange medium in nuclear reactors,altho ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.6 Dec/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lead and environment

about 327.502 oC and boils at1740 oC. Lead is a heavy, ductile, soft, gray solid. It is soluble in nitric acid and insoluble inwater. It is found in North, Central and South America, Australia, Afric ...

(3 pages) 87 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain facts

melters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid(about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and res ... est. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can be transformed into sulphuric acid and nitric acid, and air current can send them thousands of kilometres from the source.When the acids fa ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nitric Acid

NITRIC ACIDManufactured:Nitric acid is manufactured by oxidation of ammonia followed by treatment wi ... assed up a tower down which water flows. The water reacts with the nitrogen dioxide and air to form nitricEffects on Env.It effects the env. very little when taken care of, but if touches skin or othe ... kept secrure% Compostion:H 1.6%N 22.2%O 76.2%Formula:HNO3Formula Weight:63 g/molCommon Applications:Nitric acid is used in the manufacture of fertilizers and explosives. It is used in the printing ind ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid rain.

ce released into the atmosphere, they can be converted chemically into such secondary pollutants as nitric acid and sulfuric acid, both of which dissolve easily in water. The resulting acidic water dr ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Acid rain.

r rain, snow, sleet, or other wet precipitation that is polluted by such acids as sulfuric acid and nitric acid. According to the Southampton University website, rain is naturally slightly acidic beca ... comes from various oxides of nitrogen. North-eastern USA, has 62 percent sulphuric acid, 32 percent nitric acid and 6 percent hydrochloric acid. These gases are produced entirely from burning fossil f ...

(2 pages) 54 1 2.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain; is the cost to great to bear

smelters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources fornitric acid(about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and res ... est. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can be transformed into sulphuric acid and nitricacid, and air current can send them thousands of kilometres from the source.When the acids fal ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain - Impact and Cause

e acidity of rain is significant. Two strokes of lightning over one square kilometre produce enough nitric acid to make four-fifths of an inch of rain with a pH of 3.5.Industrial activity, transportat ... to form sulfurous acid:SO2 + H2O H2SO3Oxides of nitrogen react with water to form nitrous acid and nitric acid:2NO2 + H2O -> HNO2 + HNO3It seems like there is not much that one individual can do t ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain

melters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid (about 40% of the total), while power generating plants and industrial commercial and re ... est. In the air, the sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides can be transformed into sulphuric acid and nitric acid. These Acids can travel worldwide riding the different air currents like a pollution hig ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Acid rain

melters and power generation. On both sides of the border, cars and trucks are the main sources for nitric acid(about 40% of the total),

(1 pages) 384 0 2.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What Acid Rain is, And How It Harms Our Planet

dioxide and nitrogen oxides react with water and other chemicals in the air to form sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and other pollutants. These acidic pollutants travel with the wind for hundreds of mile ...

(2 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acidic Oxides: Environmental Peril?

ons) and oxygen. The chemical names for the result of these reactions are called sulfuric acid, and nitric acid.The chemical equation of how sulfur dioxide is turned into sulfuric acid is:The chemical ... dioxide is turned into sulfuric acid is:The chemical equation of how nitrogen oxide is turned into nitric acid is:The effect that these 2 acids have on the environment, start with the change of pH of ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain

ide, and hydrocarbons) react with sunlight to create ozone. This produces sulfuric acid (H2SO4) and nitric acid (HNO3.) These acids are stored in clouds, and when it rains, you have acid rain. Another ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Discuss three affects of the Islamic Empire on Modern Society.

stry. Jabir ibn Hayyan is credited with being the founder of chemistry. He discovered sulphiric and nitric acid, using them to develop perfumes and alcoholic spirits. Al Razi is the man acclaimed for ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.7 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Nitrogen

ghtning flashes, providing the energy for atmospheric nitrogen and oxygen to combine to form dilute nitric acid. The second step involves several species of bacteria, fungi and blue-green algae. These ...

(1 pages) 747 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid Rain

ually mix, that the rain becomes acidic forming sulfuric acid from the SOx, a very strong acid, and nitric acid from the NOx. According a website arranged by the EPA, this acidic precipitation ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What Are the Effects of Acid Rain?

ilities and transportation. As these substances get into the atmosphere, they form sulfuric acid or nitric acid progressively via oxidation. After raindrops come in contact with sulfuric or nitric aci ...

(11 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Acid Rain

n oxidesreact with the water vapour, oxygen and other oxidants a mild solutionof sulphuric acid and nitric acid are formed. This weak acid vapourcan now precipitate into clouds and fall as acid rain, ...

(7 pages) 12 1 2.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry