Colloid Stability

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Dezember 2006



The first modern approach to relate fundamental research to the applied science of colloids, this series bridges academic research and practical applications, thus providing the information vital to both. Written by the very top scientists in their respective disciplines, this volume discusses the nature of various forces, as well as the influence of surface forces on the stability of dispersions, their measurement and role in adsorbed polymers and liquid films. For surface, polymer and physicochemists, materials scientists, and chemical engineers.


Wetting of Surfaces and Interfaces: a Conceptual Equilibrium Thermodynamic Approach
Surface Forces and Wetting Phenomena
Investigation of Plateau Border Profile Shape with Flow of Surfactant Solution Through Foam Under Constant Pressure Drop Using the FPDT Method
Physical Chemistry of Wetting Phenomena
The Intrinsic Charge at the Hydrophobe/Water Interface
Surface Forces in Wetting Phenomena in Fluid Systems
Aggregation of Microgel Particles
Progress in Structural Transformation in Lyotropic Liquid Crystals
Particle Deposition as a Tool for Studying Hetero-interactions
Recent Developments in Dilational Viscoelasticity of Surfactant Layers
Rapid Brownian and Gravitational Coagulation


After finishing his PhD at Alexandria University, Tharwat Tadros was appointed lecturer in Physical Chemistry (1962-1966) at the same University. Between 1966 and 1969, he spent a sabbatical at the Agricultural University of Wageningen and T.N.O in Delft, the Netherlands. Thereafter he worked at I.C.I. and ZENECA until 1994, where he researched various fields of surfactants, emulsions, suspensions, microemulsions, wetting spreading and adhesion, and rheology. During that period he was also appointed visiting professor at Imperial College London, Bristol University and Reading University. In 1992, he was elected President of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Science. Since leaving ZENECA, Dr Tadros has worked as a consultant for various industries and also given several courses in his specialized field. He is the recipient of two medals from the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK, and has more than 250 scientific papers to his name.


About the editor:

"Dr. Tadros is a very well recognized individual in the surface chemistry community and is known to write well."
(Prof. Krister Holmberg, Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden)

"The author is a well-known scientist in this field with a long experience in colloid science."
(Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf, Germany)

"Dr. Tadros is well-known in the field of colloid science. High quality can be expected."
(University of Bayreuth, Germany)

"Professor Tadros is a well-known expert on the topic. Because of his industrial experience it might be possible to close the gap between fundamentals and the relevance and applications in the practice."
(Dr. Oetter, BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany)

"Dr. Tadros is a well-known scientist in emulsion and rheology science who can write about fundamentals and applications of surfactants."
(Yokohama National University, Japan)

EAN: 9783527315031
ISBN: 3527315039
Untertitel: The Role of Surface Forces - Part II / Colloids and Interface Science Vol. 2. 141 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, 23 schwarz-weiße Tabellen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Wiley VCH Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: XXV
Format: gebunden
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