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Goals and Objectives

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    After completion of this e-Module, you should be able to:

    • Describe the basic concepts of making a potentiometric measurement.
    • Name some applications of potentiometry.
    • Know the difference between a reference electrode and an indicator electrode.
    • Describe the reactions of the typical reference electrodes.
    • Define liquid junction potential and boundary potential.
    • Describe how ion-selective electrodes (ISEs) function.
    • Describe how both a pH electrode and a pH meter work.
    • Describe the errors involved in pH measurements.
    • Perform basic troubleshooting while making a pH measurement.
    • Use the Nernst equation to perform calculations for potentiometric measurements.

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