Tag: Molecular Theory of Osmosis

Endosmometer by Dutrochet

Nobel Lecture by Jacobus H. van’t Hoff

van’t Hoff Nobel prize for his work with osmotic pressure. The theory of Osmosis is not the theory of osmotic pressure.. See Atkins applied pressure to a vessel of water raises the vapor pressure..

Osmotic Pressure

OSMOTIC PRESSURE JA Nollet’s simple experiment (1748) to investigate the filter efficiency of a bladder membrane produced an enigma which is still misunderstood by many persons today.    Wine in a column was separated from pure water by a pig’s bladder membrane (figure 1).    The static pressure produced by a column of wine was expected to ….  Read More