Acid-base without algebra:
graphical treament of acid-base systems

Stephen K. Lower - Simon Fraser University

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Introduction: why bother?

Getting started: plotting the pH

Acetic acid: constsructing the plot

Acetic acid: pH of HAc and NaAc solutions

Acetic acid: titration curve

Oxalic acid: a driprotic system

Ammonium formate: a "weak-weak" salt

Phosphate: a triprotic system

the Carbonate system

Glycine: a Zwitterion


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