Accession Number:

ADA030038

Title:

Applied Polarography for Analysis of Ordnance Materials. Part 2. An Inexpensive Solid-State Field Polarograph with Digital and Analog Output

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. FY 1975-1976 on Phase 1,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

A new rapid, specific, and unique polarographic method of analysis of 1,2-propyleneglycoldinitrate PGDN in effluent water is described. A portable and inexpensive digital polarograph and monitoring system, built at NWC, are presented for the field analysis of PGDN in an effluent water obtained from a Navy carbon column cleanup process to remove the explosive from Otto Fuel wastewater. Data obtained by the NWC-developed method of analysis and field equipment compare favorably with data obtained by a vapor-phase chromatographic method on the same samples of effluent water. This report describes in detail the digital polarograph, circuitry, and operational characteristics of the complete polarographic monitoring system.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE