Re: Usage of chemistry abbreviation for Normal (N)

Subject: Re: Usage of chemistry abbreviation for Normal (N)
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 14:09:55 -0400

If there's a professional association or scientific journals, I'd check
with them. Most have standards for this sort of thing for purposes of paper

On Thu, Sep 3, 2020 at 1:43 PM Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Can someone point me toward an authoritative source for usage of the N that
> is short for normal? Is there a space between the N and its number value?
> For example:
> 0.2N NaOH
> or
> 0.2 N NaOH
> I'm working on a bunch of docs that have this in them and would like to
> make them all consistent, and would like to base my decision on more than
> what looks good to me. I like the space in front of the N, but would
> happily bow to some higher authority.
> Thanks,
> Bob

Lin Sims
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