Titanium

Titanium
Titanium
Symbol Ti
Atomic Number 22
Atomic Mass 47.867
Discovered by Titanium was discovered by William Gregor

Chemical Properties Of Titanium

Group 4 Melting point 1941 K  (1668 °C, 3034 °F)
Period 4 Boiling point 3560 K (3287 °C, 5949 °F)
Block d Density (g cm−3) 4.506
Atomic number 22 Relative atomic mass 47.867
State at 20°C Solid Key isotopes 48Ti
Electron configuration [Ar] 3d24s2 CAS number 7440-32-6
ChemSpider ID 22402 ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database

What is Titanium?

  • Titanium with an atomic number of 22 is found in the Periodic Table with the symbol Ti’.
  • Titanium is a lustrous silver-colored transition metal named after the Titans of Greek mythology.
  • Discovered in 1791 in Cornwall, Great Britain by William Gregor.
  • Titanium is less dense than steel but is equally strong.
  • Ranking ninth on the list of most abundant metals on earth.

Uses Of Titanium

  • Since titanium is one of those materials that resist corrosion, it is used mostly around salt water. The desalination plants that take in seawater and make fresh water are likely to equip a few pieces made with titanium.
  • Aircraft: Being strong and lightweight, Titanium is considered perfect for aircraft usage that needed lightweight metals so that it would be easy to lift and fly.
  • Paints: Titanium oxide is one of many compounds that is used in many paints.
  • Rocks and Minerals: Titanium is actually found as a form of a compound, which is purified and then used in industries for various purposes.
  • Star Sapphire: Expensive gems like star sapphires have titanium in them.

Practise This Question

I have a glass of water at room temperature, kept inside a closed room. I get a hot mug of coffee, keep it on another table, and get so busy I completely forget about it. As the coffee cools down, what happens to the temperature of the glass of water?