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Distillation Tutorial


Distillation Tutorial

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This multimedia tutorial uses narration, animation, and video to teach about distillation. It discusses the meaning of boiling points, the theory of distillation, and describes the differences between simple and fractional distillation. The videos demonstrate proper techniques for setting up, running and dismantling a distillation apparatus. Common mistakes and heat sources are also discussed in the video. This tutorial is ideal for use in the undergraduate organic chemistry lab.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: July 19, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 03, 2015
Submitter: Laurie Starkey


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Flash Player on any Internet browser
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Shuvasree Ray
1 year ago

Shuvasree Ray (Faculty)

Good animation, makes it very easy to understand the concept. Feel like the fact that this is a separation technique and when we use it could have been better addressed. The slides seem to be very slow if left at it's own pace.