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Abstract Volume 13 Issue 5 (2008) pp 302-303

Sturdy Reusable Capillaries for Boiling-Point Determinations

Brian E. Love* and Joseph Walas

Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858,
Received March 19, 2007. Accepted August 15, 2007.

Published online: 19 August 2008

Abstract. LConstruction of a glass capillary that is useful for boiling point determinations of small quantities of liquids is described. An experiment that utilizes such capillaries is also described.

Key Words: Laboratories and Demonstrations; qualitative analysis, NMR

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Supporting Materials:

The experimental procedure, which is provided to the students, is available in the supporting materials, as are instructor notes, which list materials required for the experiment and topics typically covered in the prelaboratory lecture. (1.2 MB).

Issue date: October 1, 2008

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