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Sofronio Balce

Expertise: Coconut technology

Association

    • New York Academy of Science, Former Member
    • American Chemical Society, Former Member
    • American Association for the Improvement of Science, Former Member
    • Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • Chemical Society of the Philippines, Member
    • Philippine Geological Society, Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member

Employment

    • University of the Philippines, Student Assistant to Asst Prof., 1919 - 1946
    • National Coconut Corporation, Research Chemist, 1946 - 1948
    • Araneta Institute of Agriculture, Head, Dept. of Chemistry, 1948 - 1954
    • Philippine Coconut Administration, Head, Industrial Research, 1954

Papers Presented

    • Dielectric as function of the heat of formation in the case of certain electrolyte-formig solvents and its application to the properties of space, Third Philippine Science Convention held under the auspices of the National Research Coucil of the Philippine Islands and the Philippine Scientific Society
    • Linear coefficient of expansion in relation to the valence in the case of certain metals, Third Philippine Science Covention held under the auspices of the National Research Council of the Philippine Islands and the Philippine Scientific Society
    • Some chemical properties related to the heat of formation in the case of certain compounds, Third Philippine Science Convention held uder the auspices of the Nnational REsearch Council of the Philippine Islands and the Philippine Scientific Society
    • Derivation of Bohr's equation on the angular momentum of the electron and its relation to Moseley's Law to obtain several expressions of Rydberg's constant and the radius of the hydrogen atom, American Association for the Advancement of Science at St. Louis

Education

    • University of the Philippines, Manila, A B., 1920
    • University of the Philippines, Manila, B S., 1922
    • University of the Philippines, Manila, M. S., 1924

Publication

    • Balce, S., (1923 S ) The composition of pili nut oil
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 23, No. 3
    • Augustus P. West, Sofronio Balce, (1923) The composition of pili nut oil
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 17
    • Balce, S., (1934 Mr ) Relation of volume shrinkage to the heat of formation and electrolytic decomposition potential of the alkali and alkaline earth metal halides
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 4, No. 1
    • Balce, S., (1934 N ) Relation of volume shrinkage to the heat of formation and electrolytic decomposition potential of the alkali and alkaline earth metal halides
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 28, No. 22
    • Balce, S., (1935) Relation of volume shrinkage to the heat of formation and electrolytic decomposition potential of the alkali and alkaline earth metal halides
    • British Chemical Abstracts
    • Balce, S., (1936) Note on Bode's law
    • Searchlight Volume 1
    • Balce, S., (1936 Mr ) Pyrolysis of coconut oil, I.
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 5, No. 1
    • Balce, S., (1938 My ) Pyrolysis of coconut oil, I.
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 32
    • Vibar, J.S., Balce, S., (1936 Je ) Preliminary note on certain characteristics of pinipig from "glutinous" rice
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 5, No. 2
    • Balce, S., (1936 Je ) Pyrolysis of coconut oil, II
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 5, No. 2
    • Balce, S., (1936 Je ) Value of e from volume shrikage, heat of formation and electrolytic decomposition potential of the alkali and alkaline earth metal halides
    • Natural and Applied Science Bulletin Volume 5, No. 2
    • Balce, S., (1937 O ) Value of e from volume shrinkage, heat of formation and electrolytic decomposition potential of the alkali and alkaline earth metal halides
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 31, No. 19
    • Balce, S., (1936 Jl ) The interrelations of compressibility, melting point, solubility, valence, and other properties of the halides of the alkali and alkaline earths
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 60, No. 3
    • Balce, S., (1937) The interrelations of compressibility, melting point, solubility, valence, and other properties of the halides of the alkali and alkaline earths
    • British Chemical Abstracts
    • Balce, S., (1937) The interrelations of compressibility, melting point, solubility, valence, and other properties of the halides of the alkali and alkaline earths
    • Chemisches Zentralblatt Volume 2
    • Balce, S., (1937 F ) The interrelations of compressibility, melting point, solubility, valence, and other properties of the halides of the alkali and alkaline earths
    • National Research Council of the Philippine Islands Bulletin , No. 22
    • Balce, S., (1937 My ) The interrelationns of compressibility, melting point, solubility, valence and other properties of the halides of the alkali and alkaline earths
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 31, No. 9
    • Balce, S., (1937 F ) Dielectric as fuction of the heat of formation in the case of certain electolyte-formig solvents and its application to the properties of space
    • Nantional Research Council of the Philippines, Bulletin , No. 12
    • Balce, S., (1937 F ) Linear coefficient of expansion in relation to the valence in the case of certain metals
    • National Research Council of the Philippine Islands Bulletin , No. 12
    • Balce, S., (1937 F ) Some chemical properties related to the heat of formation in the case of certain compounds
    • National Research Council of the Philippine Islands Bulletin , No. 12
    • Sofronio Balce, Lek Laksanahuta, (1938) Wall board and plastics from coconut meat
    • Siam Science Bulletin Volume 11
    • Balce, S., (1938 Mr ) A note on Moseley's law
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 65, No. 3
    • Balce, S., (1938 S ) A note on Moseley's law
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 32, No. 18
    • Balce, S., (1938) A note on Moseley's law
    • British Chemical Abstracts Volume 1
    • Balce, S., (1938) A note on Moseley's law
    • Chemisches Zentralblatt 109 Volume 2
    • Balce, S., (1939 Mr ) Relation between compressibility and solubility of metals in acids
    • Journal of the American Chemical Society Volume 61
    • Balce, S., (1939 My) Relation between compressibility and solubility of metals in acids
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 33, No. 9
    • Balce, S., (1940 O ) Two food preparations and a food drink from cocout milk
    • Agricultural and Industrial Monthly Volume 8, No. 1
    • Balce, S., (1950 F ) Coconuts and proteins
    • Sunday Times Mid-Week Review
    • Balce, S., (1953) A survey of potential industrial products of the coconut
    • Absracts of Papers
    • Balce, S., (1953) More coconut products
    • Chemical Engineerig Journal Volume 5, No. 3-4
    • Balce, S., (1954 S ) Coconut protein and civil defense
    • Commerce Volume 51, No. 2
    • Vibar, J.S., Balce, S., (1954 D ) Derivation of Bohr's equation on the angular momentum of the electron and its relation to Moseley's Law to obtain several expressios of Rydberg's constant and the radius of the hydrogen atom
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 83, No. 4
    • Vibar, J.S., Balce, S., (1956 Mr ) Derivation of Bohr's equation on the angular momentum of the electron and its relation to Moseley's Law to obtain several expressions of Rydberg's constant and the radius of the hydrogen atom
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 50
    • Balce, S., (1955) The up-take of radioactive zinc by coconut
    • Araneta Institute of Agriculture Journal
    • Balce, S., (1955 Ap-Je ) Investigation on the etiology of the so-called cadang-cadang disease of coconut trees
    • Araneta Journal of Agriculture Volume 2, No. 3
    • Bigornia, A.E., Balce, S., (1956 Ap ) Investigation on the etiology of the so-called cadang-cadang of coconut trees
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 50
    • Balce, S., (1957 Je ) Interrelation of physical properties, VII: Valence, entropy, electron, charge specific heat and atomic radius
    • Philippine Journal of Science Volume 86, No. 2
    • Balce, S., (1959 Ap ) Interrelation of physical properties, VII: Valence, entropy, electron, charge specific heat and atomic radius
    • Chemical Abstracts Volume 53, No. 7
    • Balce, S., (1961 Mr ) The utilization of the husk, shell and water of coconut
    • Chemists' Quarterly Volume 2, No. 1
    • Balce, S., et.al., () On the substitution of animal protein with vegetable protein including copra cake in feeds. I. Supplementation with chicken manure or with its extractss
    • Bachelor's Thesis
    • Balce, S., () On the substitutio of animal protein with vegetable protein including copra cake in feeds. II. Supplementation with cobaltized carabao manure
    • Bachelor's Thesis