SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1960

D 513 - 57 Standard Methods of Test for Total Carbon Dioxide and Calculation of the Carbonate and Bicarbonate Ions in Industrial Water


(a) These methods cover the determination of total carbon dioxide, both dissolved and chemically combined, in industrial water. The methods also cover the calculation of the concentrations of carbonic acid, bicarbonate ion, and carbonate ion. Two methods are given, as follows: (b) The referee method provides the maximum accuracy and freedom from interference. The non-referee method requires less apparatus, but is less precise and more liable to interference problems.

Author Information

Committee D-19
Price: $25.00
Contact Sales
Reprints and Permissions
Reprints and copyright permissions can be requested through the
Copyright Clearance Center
Developed by Committee: D19
Pages: 227–234
DOI: 10.1520/STP48519S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-8099-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6884-8