Understanding Titration

Titration is used for quantitative analysis in a wide range of laboratory settings. Reliable results are dependent on selecting the correct titration technique for your application, and performing the chosen method in a correct, reproducible manner.

This guide aims to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of titration, and the difference between analytical techniques. It focuses on the practical considerations when performing titrations in the lab, and how to ensure reliable results, covering topics including:  

  • Definition and theory of titration
  • Automated titrator systems
  • Quality management considerations
  • Titer determination
  • Chemical backgrounds
  • Glossary of common terms