Total Dissolved Solids and Specific Conductance

Theoretical Calculations

Authored by: Pradyot Patnaik

Handbook of Environmental Analysis

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781498745611
eBook ISBN: 9781315151946
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The total dissolved solids (TDS) in aqueous samples are determined by filtering an aliquot of the sample, evaporating the filtrate to dryness in a weighted dish, and then measuring the weight of the dried residue to a constant weight. The residue is dried at 180°C at least for an hour.

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