Meaning of BASE HYDROLYSIS CONSTANT (BASE IONIZATION CONSTANT; BASIC HYDROLYSIS CONSTANT) in English

BASE HYDROLYSIS CONSTANT (BASE IONIZATION CONSTANT; BASIC HYDROLYSIS CONSTANT)

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(K b ) Compare with acid dissociation constant . The equilibrium constant for the hydrolysis reaction associated with a base. For example, K b for ammonia is the equilibrium constant for NH 3 (aq) + H 2 O( ) NH 4 + (aq) + OH - (aq), or K b = [NH 4 + ][OH - ]/[NH 3 ].

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.