Colloid Science

Author: Terence Cosgrove
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444320183
Release Date: 2010-02-16
Genre: Science

Colloidal systems are important across a range of industries, such as the food, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, cosmetics, polymer, paint and oil industries, and form the basis of a wide range of products (eg cosmetics & toiletries, processed foodstuffs and photographic film). A detailed understanding of their formation, control and application is required in those industries, yet many new graduate or postgraduate chemists or chemical engineers have little or no direct experience of colloids. Based on lectures given at the highly successful Bristol Colloid Centre Spring School, Colloid Science: Principles, Methods and Applications provides a thorough introduction to colloid science for industrial chemists, technologists and engineers. Lectures are collated and presented in a coherent and logical text on practical colloid science.

Foundations of colloid science

Author: Robert J. Hunter
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198551894
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Science

While Volume I stands as an essentially complete advanced textbook of colloidal science, Volume II extends the material to include important new areas, and develops some of the topics in much greater depth. An introductory chapter on the theory of liquids describes the concept of correlation functions and the use of Fourier transforms to analyse the scattering of light and neutrons by colloidal systems. Absorption is given detailed coverage and a chapter on electrokinetics introduces a new approach to time-dependent processes in the double layer. The principles of double layer theory are also used to review the behavior of thin films and emulsions. A final chapter on the rheology of colloidal suspensions calls on many of the concepts developed earlier to bring some cohesion to this important and rapidly developing field.

Zeta Potential in Colloid Science

Author: Robert J. Hunter
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9781483214085
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Science

Zeta Potential in Colloid Science: Principles and Applications covers the concept of the zeta potential in colloid chemical theory. The book discusses the charge and potential distribution at interfaces; the calculation of the zeta potential; and the experimental techniques used in the measurement of electrokinetic parameters. The text also describes the electroviscous and viscoelectric effects; applications of the zeta potential to areas of colloid science; and the influence of simple inorganic ions or more complex adsorbates on zeta potential. Physical chemists and people involved in the study of colloid science will find the book useful.

Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science Second Edition Eight Volume Set Print

Author: P. Somasundaran
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849396158
Release Date: 2006-06-27
Genre: Science

Reflecting the rapid advances across many fields, the Encyclopedia of Colloid and Surface Science, Second Edition transcends the broad, multidisciplinary scope of interface science and draws together the interface-related aspects of chemistry, materials sciences and engineering, biology, physics, computer sciences, and applied mathematics. Teach, Clarify, Analyze, and Understand Whether you are a student encountering colloid and interface science for the first time, a senior scientist desiring to become more familiar with surfaces, or a specialist browsing for new results, ideas, and insights, the Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition conveys the essence of the field. Locate the Information You Need Quickly and Easily This Encyclopedia offers entries that define terminology, demystify concepts, highlight key references, and identify important applications. Synthesize, Characterize, Challenge, Modify, and Apply The distinguished contributors to the Encyclopedia illustrate a passion for the role of interface science in a host of applications including catalysis, foods, filtration, lubrication, mineral processing, paints, pharmaceuticals, polymers, soaps, and soils. Offering an insider's perspective into new directions for future research and development in their field, these leaders seek to inspire a new generation of students and specialists to rethink the boundaries of their disciplines in search of new breakthroughs and applications. This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including: Citation tracking and alerts Active reference linking Saved searches and marked lists HTML and PDF format options For more information, visit Taylor and Francis Online. Or contact us to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367 / (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062 / (E-mail) [email protected]

Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science

Author: Arthur T. Hubbard
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824707575
Release Date: 2002-07-18
Genre: Science

This comprehensive reference collects fundamental theories and recent research from a wide range of fields including biology, biochemistry, physics, applied mathematics, and computer, materials, surface, and colloid science-providing key references, tools, and analytical techniques for practical applications in industrial, agricultural, and forensic processes, as well as in the production of natural and synthetic compounds such as foods, minerals, paints, proteins, pharmaceuticals, polymers, and soaps.

Basic Principles of Colloid Science

Author: Douglas H Everett
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 9781847550200
Release Date: 2007-10-31
Genre: Science

This book provides an introduction to colloid science, based on the application of the principles of physical chemistry. Early chapters assume only an elementary knowledge of physical chemistry and provide the basis for more thorough discussion in later chapters covering specific aspects of colloid science. The widespread occurrence of colloids is stressed and the more important industrial applications of colloid technology are outlined. The final chapter deals with the future of colloid science and indicates the directions in which further developments are likely to take place. The book is ideal for undergraduate courses and, supplemented by further reading, for postgraduates too. It will also be useful to industrial research workers who wish to become familiar with the basic ideas and their many important applications to industry.

Fundamentals of Interface and Colloid Science

Author: J. Lyklema
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080507123
Release Date: 1995-10-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Interface and colloid science is an important, though often under-valued, branch of science. It has applications and ramifications in domains as disparate as agriculture, mineral dressing, oil recovery, chemical industry, biotechnology, medical science, and many more. Proper application of interface and colloid science requires factual knowledge and insight into the many basic laws of physics and chemistry upon which it is based. Fundamentals of Interface and Colloid Science is the first book to cover this field in the depth neccessary to be a valuable reference and an excellent textbook. From the beginning to the end of the book, systems of growing complexity are treated gradually. The presentation is particularly suited to emphasize that interfaces are not autonomous phases. As a rule, interfacial properties can be varied only by changing the adjoining phases, so that the properties of these bulk phases must be understood first. The text also recognizes common principles behind a variety of phenomena, and helps the reader to understand them and to develop and improve processes. The systematic treatment of the material in the book makes this clear, and makes the text itself an important contribution to the field. Systematic treatment of information An excellent addition to volume I Two chapters contributed by other experts in the field Uses a deductive approach to increase the order of complexity Written by a leading expert in the field Two chapters contributed by other outstanding scientists Uses a systematic and deductive approach First comprehensive review of the topic

Colloid Science

Author: Douglas Hugh Everett
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 9780851865386
Release Date: 1983-01-01
Genre: Reference

Reflecting the growing volume of published work in this field, researchers will find this book an invaluable source of information on current methods and applications.

Surface and Colloid Science

Author: R. Good
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461579694
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

Surface science and colloid science are preeminently experimental subjects. They constitute complementary aspects of a field which has been notably active since World War II; there is every reason to expect that the level of activity will continue to rise in the coming decades, so it is timely to review certain experimental methods of surface and colloid science as they exist, and to evaluate and refine those methods. This volume, and others that will follow, are principally concerned with experimental methods. The working scientist needs access to the latest techniques, of course. He also needs to learn of the potentialities of recently developed techniques which he may not have been aware of. Equally important, or perhaps even more so, he needs to learn of the pitfalls of existing methods. One might say, wistfully, that it would be nice to be able to pick up somebody's description of a new piece of apparatus, to go into the laboratory, to build it, and to have it work, the first time! There is, however, a serious problem of the interaction between the experiment per se and the theory for which the experiment is designed. Very often, this interaction renders problematic the interpretation of "direct" observations. An example, from experience of the senior editor of this volume, is the question of contact angle hysteresis. (See Chapters 1 and 2.

New Frontiers in Colloid Science

Author: Simon Biggs (Professor.)
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 9780854041138
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A summary of the career of Brian Vincent, a recognised expert in the field of colloid science, as well as an autobiographical summary of his impact on the field.

Colloid Science

Author: Douglas H. Everett
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 9780851865188
Release Date: 1974
Genre: Reference

Reflecting the growing volume of published work in this field, researchers will find this book an invaluable source of information on current methods and applications.

Scattering Methods and their Application in Colloid and Interface Science

Author: Otto Glatter
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780128135815
Release Date: 2018-01-08
Genre: Science

Scattering Methods and their Application in Colloid and Interface Science offers an overview of small-angle X-ray and neutron scattering techniques (SAXS & SANS), as well as static and dynamic light scattering (SLS & DLS). These scattering techniques are central to the study of soft matter, such as colloidal dispersions and surfactant self-assembly. The theoretical concepts are followed by an overview of instrumentation and a detailed description of the evaluation techniques in the first part of the book. In the second part, several typical application examples are used to show the strength and limitations of these techniques. Features the latest input from the world-leading expert with personal experience in all the fields covered (SAXS, SANS, SLS and DLS) Includes unified notation throughout the book to enhance its readability Provides—in a single source—scattering theory, evaluation of techniques and a variety of applications