Re: [Czechlist] Re: Mass, weight
> Just out of interest,were you taught to use "molecular mass" orMass. We had some confusion between "molar mass" and "molecular mass",
> "molecular weight"?
but it was always mass, not weight.
- --- In Czechlist@y..., "Rachel Thompson" <rachel.thompson@s...> wrote:
> > Just out of interest,were you taught to use "molecular mass" ormass",
> > "molecular weight"?
> Mass. We had some confusion between "molar mass" and "molecular
> but it was always mass, not weight.Interesting. Molecular mass sounds quite alien to me, although I've
nothing against it. It seems those few short months between us have
seen significant changes.
I suggest that anyone wishing to find out the currently approved
nomenclature visit the IUPAC site
BTW this gives both molecular mass and molecular weight (mind you, it
was last updated in 1993 - what have they been doing since then?)
Simon, enjoying this trip down (failing-)memory lane