Stock, John T. Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.
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- Acid-base reactions
- Combination reactions
- Oxidation-reduction reactions
- Coulometric titration
- End-point techniques
- Potentiometric titration
- Conductometric titration
- Spectrophotometric titration
- Amperometric titration
- Thermometric or enthalpimetric titration
- Nonaqueous titration
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An analytical technique used to determine the quantity of an unknown substance (analyte or titrand) in solution by completely reacting it with a known quantity of a reagent (titrant); also known as titrimetry. As such, the process is volumetric. However, in high-precision titrimetry, the titrant solution is sometimes delivered from a weight burette, so that the volumetric aspect is indirect. See also: Analytical chemistry; Quantitative chemical analysis
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