Conductivity Meter (ChemPages Lab)

Conductivity Meter: this is a resource in the collection "ChemPages Laboratory Resources". A conductivity meter is used to measure the conductivities of electrolytic solutions. Electrodes on the device are dipped into a solution, and the solution's electrical conductivity is registered on the display. Electrical conductivity is defined as the transfer of an electric current through a solid or liquid. In electrolytic solutions, the current is carried by ions, as in solutions of salts, acids or bases. Conductivity is inversely proportional to the resistivity of the solution. The ChemPages Laboratory Resources are a set of web pages that include text, images, video, and self check questions. The topics included are those that are commonly encountered in the first-year chemistry laboratory. They have been put together for use as both a pre-laboratory preparation tool and an in-laboratory reference source.
Conductivity Meter (ChemPages Lab)   
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