Date of Award

5-1-1942

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Professor J. P. Spielman

Second Advisor

Dr. A. E. Koenig

Third Advisor

Professor L. J. Hartzell

Abstract

Since 1880, when Wolcott Gibbs made the suggestion that mercury could be used as a cathode in gravimetric electroanalysis, many articles have appeared in literature either criticizing the method or citing successful results which have been obtained by it.