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Difference Between Hardware and Software

The Difference between Hardware and software. We know that both hardware and software are very important and necessary for a computer  to perform a particular job and both are complimentary to each other. There is a close connection between them but they both work in different ways to carryout defined function.

Hardware and Software Difference:

  • Hardware can be considered as tangible you can touch it, while software cannot be seen and touched , it is intangible
  • Hardware can be "Wear out" while software cannot.
  • We know that software cannot be executed without the use of hardware.
  • Hardware cannot perform assigned task without software.
  • Software can be defined as a set of instructions that tells as computer what to do exactly.
  • Hardware  can be defined as physical parts of computer that cause processing of data.
  • If there is any problem in software it is debugged.
  • If there is any problem in hardware it is repaired.
  • If the problem in software is not solved then it can be reinstalled.
  • If the problem of hardware is not solved then it can be replaced.
  • Computer processor, operating system , inerpreter are the types of software.
  • Mother board, keyboard, Mouse, Hard Drive, display, DVD, Speakers Sound Card, Video Card, Power Supply are the kinds of Hardware.

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Advantages and disadvantages of solid phase extraction

Solid phase extraction:Let us discuss advantages and disadvantages of solid phase extraction. Some of them are discussed below so let us check it out one by one.


No emulsion problems observed.

Cost is low

Accuracy is greater

Glass breakage minimal

Lower solvent consumption

Reagent consumption lower

No cross contamination

Less sample handling

Process in fewer steps


Incomplete removal of the interferences

What are the uses of LPG ?

Some of the uses of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) are as follows. So let us check it out some information on LPG to know more about LPG.

  1. LPG can be used as a fuel in motor vehicles.
  2. LPG can also be used as refrigerant.
  3. LPG is also used in agriculture purposes if various drying processes.
  4. In industry lpg is widely used for heating purposes.
  5. It is also used for domestic purposes for cooking food.

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LIMS to NCE terms

The List of Abbreviations used in Pharmaceutical Industry

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Again in the seventh chapter of the list of abbreviations used in pharmaceutical industry you will get some of the important terms used daily in pharma industry.

Full Form of CNC,GPRS

Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) are an automatic digital computers which are used to control machines.(Other full form of CNC and meaning are also available) So check it out other articles related to the given term.

GPRS : General Packet Radio Service (Packet oriented mobile data service for mobile communication).

Advantages and disadvantages of Chromatography

Chromatography is simple method. Chromatography can be handled by single person.

Other advantages are, Chromatography is used to separate components from complex mixture.

Different types of chromatography equipment are available for separation of different compounds.

Some of them are Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, Solid Chromatography, High performance liquid Chromatography, Solid liquid Chromatography, Liquid liquid Chromatography, Thin layer Chromatography. This method gives accurate results.