Chemical RelationshipsAcids and Bases: An Introduction

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

Acid-Base Pairs, Strength of Acids and Bases, and pH

Dr. George M. Bodner, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University

Acid-Base Tutorial

J. Park, ChemTeam - Extensive tutorials detailing acid base chemistry in historical context.

A Basic History of Acid— From Aristotle to Arnold

By Mark S. Lesney, discusses the rise of acid/base theory and how its associated instruments transformed chemistry.

Biography

Svante Arrhenius
Svante Arrhenius

Johannes Bronsted
Johannes Brønsted

Classics

Some Remarks on the Concept of Acids and Bases

J. Brønsted - excerpts from his 1923 paper. 

The Measurement and Meaning of Hydrogen Ion Concentration

S. Sörensen - excerpts from his 1909 paper. 

News & Events

Folic Acid Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

U. Michigan (ScienceDaily)

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.

Research

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

Virtual Titration

Mihye Won, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Virtual chemistry lab for acid-base titration.

Acid-Base Solutions

An interactive simulation to explore how concentration and strength affect ph. Published by PhET at the University of Colorado.

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
—Eden Phillpotts, 1862-1960