ERIC Number: EJ394169
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Safety in the Chemical Laboratory: Group Contribution Method for Predicting the Potential of a Chemical Composition to Cause an Explosion.
Seaton, William H.
Journal of Chemical Education, v66 n5 pA137-40 May 1989
Provided is an empirical method to train students to avoid physical disaster in their work experience. Discussed is a computer program, CHETAH, which can be used in advance of synthesis to classify the possible explosive nature of the products. Plosophoric and auxoplosive weights of many organic groups are listed. (MVL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A