buffer capacity


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buff·er ca·pac·i·ty

the amount of hydrogen ion (or hydroxyl ion) required to bring about a specific pH change in a specified volume of a buffer.
See also: buffer value.

buffer capacity

A measure of the resistance of a buffer solution to pH change upon addition or removal of hydroxide ions.
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Buffering capacity of saliva of mothers Saliva buffer capacity Low Medium High Mothers in control group (n) 0 0 10 Mothers in study group (n) 0 4 6 Table III.
Dell EMC also offers Ready Capacity, which provides on-demand storage and buffer capacity that scales to match usage needs, and Flex on Demand, which allows customers to deploy base capacity now and pay for buffer capacity as it is used.
It is pointed out; however, that the underestimation occurred mainly in soils with high buffer capacity (LR>10Mg ha-1), behavior attributed to the presence of high levels of organic matter in these Southern Brazilian soils, whose acidity buffer capacity is stronger, making it difficult the estimate of H+Al and CEC in these soils (KAMINSKI et al., 2002).
Under the limited buffer capacity and unpredictable situation of demand rate and the replenishment time, the proposed synchronized data replenishment mechanism (SDRM) makes it possible to implicitly avoid the data buffer overflow as well as to regulate the buffer underflow by adequately adjusting the buffer resilience.
(8) While the previous study investigated salivary flow and pH to establish a link between ADHD and dental caries, (8) the 2012 study looked at the composition of the saliva, focusing on MS and LB levels, salivary buffer capacity and salivary flow rate along with oral hygiene and diet in 3 groups of children.
He explained that the figure would cover at least 400 MW of supply shortfall as well as buffer capacity called "regulating reserve."
Electronic pH meter was used to estimate pH, and Ericson method for estimating buffer capacity. [14] Parameters like salivary pH, buffer capacity and Serum ferritin levels were estimated to assess their role as markers of iron deficiency anaemia and dental caries.
Work includes replacement of old chutes by a new make-up carousel to provide a significant increase in buffer capacity, due to the carousel's length.
The wash water can be a combination of seawater with a natural buffer capacity and/or fresh water with buffer added to neutralize the acids formed when sulfur contacts the water.
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According to Abdullah et al [1] an increase in the concentration of protein buffer will result in increase ionic strength which then increase the buffer capacity to maintain the pH of the buffer at nearly constant.