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dc.contributor.author Jensen, William B.
dc.coverage.spatial Cincinnati (Ohio)
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-25T15:13:28Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-25T15:13:28Z
dc.date.created 2014-11-25
dc.date.issued 2014-11-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.UC/734054
dc.description The classical colorimeter is an instrument for measuring the intensity of a color, usually by visually matching it with a standard of some sort.1 Though there are colorimeters (sometimes called tintometers) designed to measure and standardize the colors of everything from light sources to paints, dyes and oils, for the average chemist the term usually refers to an instrument used to determine the concentration of a colored species in solution by matching its color intensity with that of a solution of known concentration for the same species. The chemical colorimeters in the Oesper Museum are based upon a collection of such instruments donated by the late Melvin G. Mellon of Purdue University (figure 1) in the early 1990s and, though additional instruments from other sources have since been added, in recognition of his generosity the collection as a whole has been named in his honor. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry
dc.relation.ispartofseries Oesper Museum Booklets on the History of Chemical Apparatus
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ *
dc.subject.lcsh Chemistry--History en_US
dc.title Colorimeters en_US
dc.title.alternative Oesper Museum Booklets on the History of Chemical Apparatus, No. 4, 2014
dc.type Pamphlet
dc.publisher.digital University of Cincinnati. Oesper Collections in the History of Chemistry
dc.publisher.OLinstitution University of Cincinnati en_US
dc.extent 50 pages en_US

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