Date of Award

6-1926

Document Type

Union College Only

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Department

Chemistry

First Advisor

Charles B. Hurd

Language

English

Abstract

This work was undertaken with the view of finding the alternating-current resistance of a specimen of soda-lime glass, and of determining how it changes with time, temperature, and amount of current passed. In all runs, we have restricted our work to the case of a one to one replacement of sodium ions for sodium ions by using a fused mixture of sodium-nitrate and sodium-nitrate as the electrolyte which makes contact to each side of the glass. Electrodes of both platinum and nickel were used to make contact with the fused salts.

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