TITLE

distribution law (1872) Chemistry

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Dictionary of Theories;2002, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "distribution law" is presented. It is also known as the partition law. The law states that when a solute is soluble in two immiscible liquids, the solute distributes itself between the to liquids. The law is attributed to French physical chemist Marcellin Pierre Eugène Berthelot.
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40422192

 

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