Desalination

Desalination Definition

  Desalination Definition  Seawater desalination is the production of drinking water or process water for industrial or power plants from seawater by reducing the salt content. Desalination can be based on a variety of processes that remove salts and minerals from water.  In some cases, this results in usable by-products such as table salt. Desalination … Read more

Hydrogen Bonding

What is a Hydrogen Bond

  What is a Hydrogen Bond Hydrogen bonding is an intermolecular bond that occurs when there is a hydrogen atom in a molecule bonded to an electronegative and smaller element such as F, O and N.  The hydrogen bond is the strongest of the so-called secondary bonds and is responsible for the boiling point of … Read more

Nitrogen Fixation

What is Nitrogen Fixation

  What is Nitrogen Fixation The amount of nitrogen in the atmosphere is 78%, but despite having such a high amount, atmospheric nitrogen is unusable for plants. Plants completely lack the ability to take nitrogen in gaseous form. Plants take up nitrogen in the form of nitrates (NO3) and nitrites (NO2). The nitrogen present in … Read more

Copper Sulfate | Chemical Properties and Copper Sulfate Use

Copper Sulfate, Copper Sulfate Use

  Copper Sulfate Description  Copper sulfate is a dark blue large granular crystal or blue granular crystalline powder at room temperature. It is poisonous, odorless, and has a metallic astringency. Concentrate and crystallize the solution of copper sulfate to obtain blue copper sulfate pentahydrate crystals, commonly known as gall alum. Copper alum, or blue alum, … Read more