The Chemistry of Everyday Substances - Part I

Contents

  • Introduction - An orange juice clock.
  • Soaps and surfactants - Miscibility and surface tension.
  • Building materials - Mortar/soda lime absorbs carbon dioxide
  • Processing metals - Annealing, hardening, and tempering.
  • Processing plastics - Heat shrinking.
  • Properties of plastics - Stereochemistry & elasticity
  • Properties of plastics - Temperature & elasticity.
  • A kinetics race - The Landau clock.
  • Foaming of plastics - Gas in.
  • Degassing versus dissolving plastic foams - Gas out.
  • Pillar of salt - Supersaturated sodium acetate.
  • Superabsorbant diapers - Poly(sodium acrylate) gels.
  • The porcupine potato battery - The metal activity series.
  • The voltaic pile.
  • Photovoltaic cells.
  • The universal indicator tube - A colored pH scale.
  • Catalysis.

[Part II]

Format:VHS Videotape NTSC
Source:John J Fortman
Address:Dept. of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
Phone:+1-513-873-3333

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Dokumentet uppdaterades senast 2 juli, 1996 av kim@chem.umu.se alias
Knut Irgum, Analytisk Kemi, Umeå Universitet, 901 87 Umeå.

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