Titanium

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is a stub and thus not approved.
Main Article
Talk
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
Properties [?]
 
This editable Main Article is under development and not meant to be cited; by editing it you can help to improve it towards a future approved, citable version. These unapproved articles are subject to a disclaimer.
Titanium
47.867(1)



  Ti
22
1s22s22p63s23p63d24s2
[ ? ] Transition metal:
Properties:
Lustrous white, strong metal. Corrosion-resistant.
Hazard:
Titanium powder or shavings are a fire and explosion hazard.


Titanium is a chemical element, having the chemical symbol Ti. Its atomic number (the number of protons) is 22. It has a standard atomic weight of 47.867 g•mol −1 and is a solid in its elemental form.

Titanium is considered to be a member of the "Transition metal" class of element. At a pressure of 101.325 kPa, it has a boiling point of 3,287 °C, and a melting point of 1,668 °C.