The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry is also known as the IUPAC. The group represents chemists in many different countries and strives to standardize nomenclature and terminology throughout the world of ... More »

The systematic names for water, as determined by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), are water and oxidane, although water is the more commonly used term by chemists. The traditional name has b... More »

To name bicyclic compounds based on the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) system of nomenclature, start with the term "bicyclo." Count the number of carbons between the structure's bridgeheads, an... More »

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Acids are named according to the guidelines provided by the standardized scientific body known as the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists, or IUPAC. The general basis for naming various acidic compounds is t... More »

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Elements are named when a suggested name is approved by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Most countries use the element name adopted by IUPAC. Names can come from many areas, including scien... More »

The systematic names for water, as determined by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), are water and oxidane, although water is the more commonly used term by chemists. The traditional name has b... More »

The scientific name for water is either water or oxidane, according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Water may also be referred to as H2O or HOH, based on its composition of two hydrogen atoms an... More »