Helpful Hints for the Spectrophotometric Determination of Manganese in Steel

by Oliver Seely

This Web page offers supplementary material to that found in the laboratory manual. The text and accompanying photos are in the public domain and may be copied without restriction.

This experiment offers the student an exhibition of solutions having some splendid colors. The photo at the right gives a preview of what one might expect.

To see the instructions on the correct calibration and use of the Spectronic 20 visible spectrophotometer, click here.