Nitrogen


  • GENERAL PROPERTY:-
  1. N2 is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas.
  2. It is lighter than air with specific gravity = 0.967.
  3. It is usually inert.
  4. 100 volume of water dissolve 1.8 volume of nitrogen in 15°C.
  5. N2 has no harmful effect on human system.
  • MAJOR SOURCES:-
  1. Production by the decomposition of organic substances.
  2. Production from blasting using explosives.
  3. Production from the strata through rocks.

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