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What is a linear salt gradient?

  1. Aug 2, 2008 #1
    Can anyone tell me what a linear salt gradient is?
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  3. Aug 2, 2008 #2


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    It means that concentration of salt changes linearly, either with time or with space. Most likely you are looking for the first case (linear change of concentration in eluent)

    [tex]c = c_0 + kt[/tex]

    k - some constant
    t - time
    c0 - initial concentration.
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