Date of Award

5-1-1940

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Dr. C. L. Wilson

Second Advisor

Dr. E. A. Peretti

Third Advisor

Dr. G. L. Shue

Abstract

The measurement of current efficiency by hydrogen evolution is based on the assumption that the portion of the current which deposits no zinc will release hydrogen. This assumption is correct for solutions containing no impurities electropositive to zinc.