Introduction to Acid-base Chemistry
This 19-page resource, intended for college-level introductory chemistry courses, covers the fundamental concepts of acids and bases. It provides an historic overview of the various definitions and theories for acids as put forth by Antoine Lavoisier, Humphrey Davy, Michael Faraday, and Svante Arrhenius. Some of the concepts and topics covered in this introductory resource include: neutralization, dissociation of water, the pH scale, titration, the proton donor-acceptor concept, and types of acids and bases.
Stephen Lower, Dept. of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University