## Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 1Liquid suspension systems are the basic ingredients of paints, detergents, biological cells, and countless other systems of scientific and technological importance. This book presents the fundamental physical and chemical concepts necessary to the understanding of these systems and of colloid science in general. New ideas are introduced carefully and formulae are developed in full, with exercises to help the reader throughout. The frequent references to the many applications of colloid science will be especially helpful to beginning research scientists and people in industry, medicine and agriculture who often find their training in this area inadequate. Integrating developments from the time of colloid science's infancy 40 years ago to its present state as a rigorous discipline, this intelligently assembled work elucidates a remarkable range of concepts, techniques, and behaviors. |

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... and Hamaker theory can predict Hamaker constants differing by an order of

magnitude or more . It is this quantitative discrepancy that has reduced Hamaker

theory to a minor role in modern colloid science . We note that the n = 0

eqn ...

... and Hamaker theory can predict Hamaker constants differing by an order of

magnitude or more . It is this quantitative discrepancy that has reduced Hamaker

theory to a minor role in modern colloid science . We note that the n = 0

**term**ineqn ...

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On heating non - aqueous dispersions , the free volume dissimilarity contribution

changes faster than the combinatorial

temperatures near to the critical temperature of the dispersion medium . Just

below ...

On heating non - aqueous dispersions , the free volume dissimilarity contribution

changes faster than the combinatorial

**term**, resulting in flocculation at highertemperatures near to the critical temperature of the dispersion medium . Just

below ...

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0 . ax3 For most viscometers of this type , the inertia

neglected , and we may treat the flow as ... In order to find out when such an

approximation is valid , we must estimate the magnitude of the various

the ...

0 . ax3 For most viscometers of this type , the inertia

**term**in eqn ( 9.7.10 ) may beneglected , and we may treat the flow as ... In order to find out when such an

approximation is valid , we must estimate the magnitude of the various

**terms**inthe ...

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### Contents

CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL | 2 |

BEHAVIOUR OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS | 49 |

PARTICLE SIZE AND SHAPE | 104 |

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Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 1 Robert J. Hunter,Lee R. White,Derek Y. C. Chan Snippet view - 1987 |

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