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Determination of Liquid Density

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Author(s)

Lane C. Sander, Lorna T. Sniegoski

Abstract

The determination of solution density is required for conversion of liquid solution levels from a mass fraction basis to a volume fraction basis. This presentation will provide information about three approaches in common use for the determination of densities for liquids: (1) micropipette method; (2) oscillating tube instrumentation; and (3) pycnometer. The video includes a brief overview of each approach, with a laboratory demonstration of the micropipette and oscillating tube methods.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -

Keywords

solution density, Lang Levy pipette, micropipette, pycnometer, oscillating tube instrumentation

Citation

Sander, L. and Sniegoski, L. (2017), Determination of Liquid Density, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.122.008 (Accessed June 25, 2024)

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Created January 12, 2017, Updated January 27, 2020