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Author Hassler, John ♦ DeCou, Frank ♦ Andrews, A. C.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract In the course of our work on the physical chemistry of histamine and related compounds, we have done extensive work involving potentiometric titration of systems of chelates of these ligands with various metallic ions, negative ions, and small molecules. The resulting data is used to calculate the stability constants in solution (1, 2, 3, 4). The mathematical calculations for a single titration require two to four hours when done on a desk calculator, even when the operator is experienced. This is a serious disadvantage of the technique. The more accurate methods of successive approximations and of simultaneous equations [2] are so time consuming that their routine use is impractical without the aid of a high speed computer.
Description Affiliation: Kansas State Univ., Manhatttan (Andrews, A. C.; Hassler, John; DeCou, Frank)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 11
Page Count 1
Starting Page 694
Ending Page 694


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Source: ACM Digital Library