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Q & A: boiling and partial vacuum

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Most recent answer: 11/12/2014
Q:
What is the relation between vacuum and boiling point? I want to know how boiling point of substance goes down in vacuum distillation as compare to simple distillation?
- Hardevsinh (age 24)
bhuj,gujarat,india
A:

This really comes down to the Clausius-Clapeyron relation between the boiling point and the pressure, as we've addressed in earlier answers. See .

Mike W.


(published on 11/12/2014)

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