Volumetric analysis is defined as a way of analyzing an unknown chemical by adding a known reagent in known quantities to cause a reaction in the chemical added.
An example of volumetric analysis is dripping lye into a mixture of vegetable oil and alcohol to find out how much acid is in the vegetable oil to be used as biodiesel.
the quantitative analysis of an unknown chemical solution by determining the amount of reagent of known concentration necessary to effect a reaction in a known volume of the solution
- Quantitative analysis using accurately measured titrated volumes of standard chemical solutions.
- Analysis of a gas by volume.