Colloidal systems are important across a range of industries, suchas the food, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, cosmetics, polymer,paint and oil industries, and form the basis of a wide range ofproducts (eg cosmetics & toiletries, processed foodstuffs andphotographic film). A detailed understanding of their formation,control and application is required in those industries, yet manynew graduate or postgraduate chemists or chemical engineers havelittle or no direct experience of colloids. Based on lectures given at the highly successful Bristol ColloidCentre Spring School, Colloid Science: Principles, Methods andApplications provides a thorough introduction to colloidscience for industrial chemists, technologists and engineers.Lectures are collated and presented in a coherent and logical texton practical colloid science.
This book offers a comprehensive account of the rise and sudden decline of the status of colloid research in North America in the first half of the twentieth century, exploring the development of colloid chemistry in the laboratory and the science's reception in the wider research community. It also gives a fascinating insight into the new interest in and promotion of science in North America during the Progressive Era.
Volume IV (2005) covers preparation, characterization of colloids, stability and interaction between pairs of particles, and in concentrated systems, their rheology and dynamics. This volume contains two chapters written, or co-authored by J. Lyklema and edited contributions by A.P.Philipse, H.P. van Leeuwen, M. Minor, A. Vrij, R.Tuinier and T. van Vliet. The volume is logically followed by Vol V, but is equally valuable as a stand alone reference. * Combined with part V, this volume completes the prestigious series Fundamentals of Interface and Colloid Science * Together with volume V this book provides a general physical chemical background to colloid science * Covers all aspects of particle colloids
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]
This volume includes 58 contributions to the 11th International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science, a highly successful conference sponsored by the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists and held in Iguassu Falls, Brazil, in September 2003. Topics covered are the following: Biocolloids and Biological Applications, Charged Particles and Interfaces, Colloid Stability, Colloidal Dispersions, Environmental Colloidal Science, Interfaces and Adsorption, Nanostructures and Nanotechnology, Self-Assembly and Structured Fluids, Surfactants and Polymers, Technology and Applications, Colloids and Surfaces in Oil Production. Surface and colloid science has acquired great momentum during the past twenty years and this volume is a good display of new results and new directions in this important area.
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.
This book offers an account of the career of Brian Vincent and an autobiographical summary of his impact on the field. Some of the topics covered include: The Adsorption of Small, Negative Particles onto Large Positive Particles; Polymer Chemistry, Hypervelocity Physics and the CASSINI Space Mission; The BV Droplets Downunder: From Model Emulsions to Drug Delivery; Polymers and Surfactants at Interfaces; Controlled Release as Desorption from Porous Polymeric Systems; Characterisation and Application of Colloidal Microgels and Surface Modification. Brian Vincent is a recognised expert in the field, and this book will have a specific appeal to colloid scientists both in academia and industry.
Text presents advances in surface and colloid science, featuring articles from a number of international contributors. Topics include the preparation, properties, and applications of magnetic particles; colloidal aggregations in two-dimensions; and more.
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.