History of Analytical Chemistry by Ferenc Szabadváry

By Ferenc Szabadváry

Historical past of Analytical Chemistry is a scientific account of the ancient improvement of analytical chemistry spanning approximately 4,000 years. Many scientists who've helped to advance the equipment of analytical chemistry are pointed out. a variety of tools of study are mentioned, together with electrogravimetry, optical tools, electrometric research, radiochemical research, and chromatography.
This quantity is created from 14 chapters and starts with an summary of analytical chemistry in historic Greece, the beginning of chemistry, and the earliest wisdom of study. the subsequent bankruptcy makes a speciality of analytical chemistry in the course of the heart a long time, with emphasis on alchemy. Analytical wisdom through the interval of iatrochemistry and the improvement of analytical chemistry through the phlogiston interval are then tested. next chapters care for the advance of the basic legislation of chemistry, together with the primary of the indestructibility of topic; analytical chemistry in the course of the interval of Berzelius; and advancements in qualitative and gravimetric research. simple natural research is usually thought of, besides the advance of the speculation of analytical chemistry.
This e-book can be invaluable to chemists in addition to scholars and researchers within the box of analytical chemistry.

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The new knowledge gained in the development of analytical chemistry had a profound effect on the structure of theoretical chemistry. A consequence of 44 HISTORY OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY this was that research and technology were to be integrated during the phlogiston period, and this was to lead to the rapid improvement of industrial methods. The development of all branches of science was accelerated by the newly formed scientific societies and academies of science. Many of these institutions enjoyed royal patronage, others were sponsored by the nobility and by wealthy people so that they were able to provide some financial support enabling research to be carried out.

Nat. Cur. (1697) GLAUBER, J. : Opera chimica. (1658) 1 29 ibid. : Philosophical Works. (Preliminary discourse) (1725) 1 18 28 ibid. (The usefulness of philosophy) 1 58 ibid. (The mechanical causes of precipitation) 1 515 The word occult is not used in its present-day meaning. Scholastics attributed to substances two kinds of properties, elementary properties (qualitates elementales) and " h i d d e n " properties (qualitates occultae). The former depend on the nature of the substance, for example density, colour, taste, weight, etc.

Oeuvres de Palissy. Paris (1777) 203 12. ANGLI SALAE VICENTINI: Opera medico-chymica etc. Frankfurt (1647) 246 13. : Hippocrates chymicus. Venice (1666) 10 14. : Philosophical Works. (The imperfection of the chymical doctrine of qualities) (1725) 3 425 15. BOYLE, R. : Philosophical Works. (Experiments and observations upon colours) (1725) 2 71 16. LEMERY, N . : Cours de chymie. Paris (1675) 17. : Philosophical Works. (The chymical doctrine of qualities examined) (1725) 3 436 18. K O P P , H. : Geschichte der Chemie.

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