- A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a
sample. or object.
- Ternary Acid
- A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.
- Ternary Compound
- A compound consisting of three elements; may be ionic or covalent.
- A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom
in center and four atoms at the corners of a tetrahedron.
- Theoretical Yield
- Maximum amount of a specified product that could be obtained from specified
amounts of reactants, assuming complete consumption of limiting reactant
according to only one reaction and complete recovery of product. (Compare with
- Thermal Cracking
- Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in
the absence of air.
- The study of the energy transfers accompanying physical and chemical
- Thermonuclear Energy
- Energy from nuclear fusion reactions.
- Third Law of Thermodynamics
- The entropy of a hypothetical pure, perfect, crystalline sustance at
absolute zero temperature is zero.
- A Procedure in which one solution is added to another solution until the
chemical reaction between the two solutes is complete; the concentration of one
solution is known and that of the other is unknown.
- Total Ionic Equation
- Equation for a chemical reaction written to show the predominant form of
all species in aqueous solution or in contact with water.
- Transition State Theory
- Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through
high-energy transition states before forming products.
- Tyndall Effect
- The scattering of light by colloidal particles.